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File #: R-13-214   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 8/19/2013 In control: City Council
Final action: 10/9/2013
Enactment date: 11/1/2013 Enactment #: R-2013-105
Title: Assigning Set Aside Funding To Complete The Tijeras Arroyo Bio-Zone Plan, Establishing A Steering Committee To Assist In Implementing The Plan And Maintaining The Bio Zone (Harris)
Attachments: 1. R-214, 2. R-214final, 3. R-214Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
11/1/2013 City Clerk Published  Action details
11/1/2013 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
10/22/2013 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
10/9/2013 City Council PassedPass Action details
9/16/2013 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass  Action details
9/9/2013 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
8/19/2013 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
8/19/2013 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTIETH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-13-214 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Don Harris

RESOLUTION
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Assigning Set Aside Funding To Complete The Tijeras Arroyo Bio-Zone Plan, Establishing A Steering Committee To Assist In Implementing The Plan And Maintaining The Bio Zone (Harris)
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ASSIGNING SET A SIDE FUNDING TO COMPLETE THE TIJERAS ARROYO BIO-ZONE PLAN, ESTABLISHING A STEERING COMMITTEE TO ASSIST IN IMPLEMENTING THE PLAN AND MAINTAINING THE BIO ZONE.
WHEREAS, the Tijeras Arroyo from Kirtland Air Force Base's eastern boundary to Albuquerque's southeastern city limit is a unique open space experience that includes three bio-zones, the Lowland Mountain, Alluvial Fan and Short Grass Steppes. This is where the Arroyo becomes a subsurface flow and rock outcroppings and cottonwoods stands line the stream bed; and
WHEREAS, the Seventeenth Council adopted R-07-278 authorizing the development of a bio-zone plan for this reach of the Arroyo; and
WHEREAS, the Albuquerque Open Space Division completed the Tijeras Arroyo Biological Zone (Bio-Zone) Open Space Resource Management Plan in 2009, but the City has yet to adopt the Plan; and
WHEREAS, A need to complete the plan has been precipitated by the City's purchase these past several years of open space in the Arroyo, new federal requirements for cleaning water that flows into the Arroyo, and the impending construction of a community center and park on the adjoining bluffs.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. District 9, Parks Set A Side Funds are dedicated to completing the Tijeras Arroyo Biological Zone (Bio-Zone) Open Space Resource Management Plan.
Section 2. The City Of Albuquerque and the County of Bernalillo will seat a "Bio-Zone" Steering Committee of citizens and City and County staff to champion implementing the plan and maintaining the Bio Zone.
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