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File #: R-09-297   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 8/3/2009 In control: City Council
Final action: 10/7/2009
Enactment date: 10/22/2009 Enactment #: R-2009-148
Title: Creating A Community Gardens Study Group To Examine Ways To Strengthen And Expand Community Gardens In Albuquerque And To Recommend Changes To Local Ordinances Or Regulations That Will Enhance Development Of Community Gardens (Jones, Garduño)
Sponsors: Trudy E. Jones, Rey Garduño
Attachments: 1. R-297.pdf, 2. R-297final.pdf
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
10/22/2009 City Clerk Published  Action details
10/15/2009 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
10/14/2009 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
10/7/2009 City Council Do Pass as AmendedPass Action details
10/7/2009 City Council AmendedPass Action details
9/21/2009 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass  Action details
9/16/2009 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
8/3/2009 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
8/3/2009 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
EIGHTEENTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-09-297 ENACTMENT NO. __________________

SPONSORED BY: Trudy Jones, Rey Garduño


RESOLUTION
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Creating A Community Gardens Study Group To Examine Ways To Strengthen And Expand Community Gardens In Albuquerque And To Recommend Changes To Local Ordinances Or Regulations That Will Enhance Development Of Community Gardens (Jones, Garduño)
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CREATING A COMMUNITY GARDENS STUDY GROUP TO EXAMINE WAYS TO STRENGTHEN AND EXPAND COMMUNITY GARDENS IN ALBUQUERQUE AND TO RECOMMEND CHANGES TO LOCAL ORDINANCES OR REGULATIONS THAT WILL ENHANCE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY GARDENS.
WHEREAS, it is nationally recognized that community gardens are beneficial to the community; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque has included community gardens as one of the priorities in achieving a greener Albuquerque; and
WHEREAS, community gardens improve the quality of life for people who participate in community gardening; and
WHEREAS, community gardens encourage neighbor-to-neighbor interaction providing for more cohesive neighborhoods; and
WHEREAS, community gardens beautify neighborhoods and expand green spaces; and
WHEREAS, community gardens provide healthy food while also reducing the cost of family food budgets; and
WHEREAS, community gardens provide educational opportunities for people of all ages on farming and gardening methods; and
WHEREAS, there are examples and models of successful community gardening projects locally and nationally; and
WHEREAS, the Albuquerque City Council encourages and supports the expansion of community gardens throughout the city.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. There is hereby created a “Community Gardens Study Group” whose purpose is to research community gardening programs in Albuquerque and other cities and recommend best methods for Albuquerque. This may include, but is not l...

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