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File #: R-09-203   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 2/18/2009 In control: City Council
Final action: 2/18/2009
Enactment date: 3/9/2009 Enactment #: R-2009-030
Title: Recognizing The Area In and Around Louisiana Blvd. Between Central Ave. and Zuni Ave., Comprising The Communities of La Mesa, Trumbull, South San Pedro, Elder Homestead, Fair West and Surrounding Areas, as The "International District" (Garduño)
Sponsors: Rey Garduño
Attachments: 1. R-203.pdf, 2. R-203final.pdf
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
3/9/2009 City Clerk Published  Action details
3/5/2009 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
2/23/2009 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
2/18/2009 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
2/18/2009 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
2/18/2009 City Council Do PassPass Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
EIGHTEENTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-09-203 ENACTMENT NO. _______________

SPONSORED BY: Rey Garduño
RESOLUTION
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Recognizing The Area In and Around Louisiana Blvd. Between Central Ave. and Zuni Ave., Comprising The Communities of La Mesa, Trumbull, South San Pedro, Elder Homestead, Fair West and Surrounding Areas, as The "International District" (Garduño)
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RECOGNIZING THE AREA IN AND AROUND LOUISIANA BLVD. BETWEEN CENTRAL AVE. AND ZUNI AVE., COMPRISING THE COMMUNITIES OF LA MESA, TRUMBULL, SOUTH SAN PEDRO, ELDER HOMESTEAD, FAIR WEST AND SURROUNDING AREAS, AS THE "INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT".
WHEREAS, the communities and neighborhoods of La Mesa, Trumbull, South San Pedro, Fair West and Elder Homestead comprise a well known area of Albuquerque, New Mexico; and
WHEREAS, the residents living in that community come from various countries of origin and have diverse ethnic, racial and national backgrounds; and
WHEREAS, in that community, Native Americans and New Mexicans whose families have been in New Mexico for hundreds of years live alongside recent immigrants from Mexico, Central and South America, Asia, Europe, Africa and many other countries; and
WHEREAS, many cultures, customs and faiths are represented in this diverse and vibrant part of the city; and
WHEREAS, commerce in and around this area caters to a clientele from around the world; and
WHEREAS, goods and services that are imported from around the world can be found in the area's markets and shops; and
WHEREAS, restaurants in the area offer a wide variety of cuisine, representing a broad array of countries from six continents; and
WHEREAS, within the area, expo New Mexico and the New Mexico state fair, featuring many agricultural activities and livestock shows, attract visitors from New Mexico, the United States and the world; and
WHEREAS, the area borders Kirtland Air force Base, whose servicemen and service women serve to...

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