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File #: R-13-179   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 5/20/2013 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/24/2013
Enactment date: 7/9/2013 Enactment #: R-2013-061
Title: Municipal Elections; Directing The City Clerk To Provide Searchable Financial Reports And A Link To Each Candidate's And Measure Finance Committee's Financial Reports On The City's Website (Benton, Gardu?o, Sanchez)
Attachments: 1. R-179, 2. R-179final, 3. R-179Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
7/9/2013 City Clerk Published  Action details
7/9/2013 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
7/3/2013 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
6/24/2013 City Council AmendedPass Action details
6/24/2013 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
6/17/2013 City Council Accepted Without Recommendation  Action details
6/10/2013 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council Without RecommendationPass Action details
5/20/2013 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
5/20/2013 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTIETH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-13-179 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton, Rey Gardu?o, Ken Sanchez


RESOLUTION
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Municipal Elections; Directing The City Clerk To Provide Searchable Financial Reports And A Link To Each Candidate's And Measure Finance Committee's Financial Reports On The City's Website (Benton, Gardu?o, Sanchez)
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ESTABLISHING A MEANS FOR OPEN AND TRANSPARENT ELECTION FINANCING FOR MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS; DIRECTING THE CITY CLERK TO PROVIDE SEARCHABLE FINANCIAL REPORTS AND A LINK TO EACH CANDIDATE'S AND MEASURE FINANCE COMMITTEE'S FINANCIAL REPORTS ON THE CITY'S WEBSITE.
WHEREAS, the filing of election finance reports is a requirement of the City's municipal election process as set forth in the City Charter; and
WHEREAS, the City is at the forefront of open government and transparency; and
WHEREAS, the finance reports provide information that should be easily accessible to the public to ensure public trust in the municipal election process; and
WHEREAS, the election finance reports should be easy to locate or search on the City's website; and
WHEREAS, candidates and Measure Finance Committees are already required to submit information and updates electronically, so it should not be burdensome to provide easy access to those reports.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. For the purpose of open and transparent election financing, the City Clerk and the City's Information Technology Services Division shall provide on the City's website home page a link to the financial reports for municipal candidates and Measure Finance Committees. Such reports shall be available for each candidate and each Measure Finance Committee and shall be updated daily. Reports shall be searchable and in at least one searchable format.





























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