File #: R-13-243   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 9/16/2013 In control: City Council
Final action: 9/16/2013
Enactment date: 9/27/2013 Enactment #: R-2013-075
Title: To Submit To The Voters Of The City Of Albuquerque An Ordinance Proposed Pursuant To Article Iii, Section 3, The Direct Legislation Provision Of The City Charter, At A Special Municipal Election To Be Held In The City Of Albuquerque On November 19, 2013 To Approve Or Disapprove The Proposed Ordinance As Set Forth Herein; Prescribing Other Details In Connection With The Special Municipal Election.
Attachments: 1. R-243, 2. R-243final, 3. R-243Enacted
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction Details
9/27/20132 City Clerk Published  Action details
9/27/20132 Mayor Not Signed by the Mayor  Action details
9/17/20131 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
9/16/20131 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
9/16/20131 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
9/16/20131 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
9/16/20131 City Council AmendedPass Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTIETH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-13-243 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Dan Lewis


SPECIAL ELECTION RESOLUTION
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To Submit To The Voters Of The City Of Albuquerque An Ordinance Proposed Pursuant To Article Iii, Section 3, The Direct Legislation Provision Of The City Charter, At A Special Municipal Election To Be Held In The City Of Albuquerque On November 19, 2013 To Approve Or Disapprove The Proposed Ordinance As Set Forth Herein; Prescribing Other Details In Connection With The Special Municipal Election.
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WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque City Charter (the "Charter") authorizes direct legislation by voter initiative provided that certain minimum requirements are satisfied, including that a minimum number of registered voters have signed the petition; and
WHEREAS, on August 28, 2013 the City Clerk filed a certification with the City Council certifying that the requisite number of signatures were obtained and verified as required by the Charter to submit the proposed ordinance set forth below (the " Proposed Ordinance") to the voters of the City of Albuquerque; and
WHEREAS, as set forth in the City Charter, when an election is required pursuant to the "direct legislation by voter initiative" process, such an election must be held within ninety (90) days of the filing of the petition; and
WHEREAS, Section 3-8-35 NMSA 1978, a portion of the Municipal Election Code, states that when a special election is required by law, an election resolution shall be adopted by the governing body calling for the election and shall state, in part, the purpose for calling the election, the date of the election, the questions to be submitted to the voters, and whether paper ballots or voting machines will be used in the election; and
WHEREAS, the Charter requires that this special election be held, and this resolution shall serve as the election resolution required by Secti...

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