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File #: R-13-272   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 11/18/2013 In control: City Council
Final action: 12/2/2013
Enactment date: 12/13/2013 Enactment #: R-2013-128
Title: Amending F/S R-08-47 With Respect To The Composition And Function Of The Rail Yards Advisory Board (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-272, 2. R-272final, 3. R-272Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
12/13/2013 City Clerk Published  Action details
12/13/2013 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
12/11/2013 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
12/2/2013 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
12/2/2013 City Council AmendedPass Action details
11/18/2013 City Council Introduced  Action details
11/18/2013 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTIETH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-13-272 ENACTMENT NO. ____________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
AMENDING F/S R-08-47 WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPOSITION AND FUNCTION OF THE RAIL YARDS ADVISORY BOARD.
WHEREAS, F/S R-08-47 established a pre-development process for the City-owned Rail Yards property in the Barelas neighborhood, including specifying certain pre-development activities, expressing the Council's support for the designation of the Rail Yards site and its structures as City landmarks, requiring Council approval for any use of the site exceeding 180 days, and creating the Rail Yards Advisory Board (the Board) to establish a competitive process for selecting a Master Developer and oversee the redevelopment process; and
WHEREAS, since the adoption of F/S R-08-47, the City has made significant progress with certain pre-development activities, including undertaking detailed environmental remediation analyses (completion of Phase I and Phase II reports with the New Mexico Environment Department and the Environmental Protection Agency), selecting a Master Developer, and commencing the development of a Master Plan for the site; and
WHEREAS, the Board, which is made up of elected representatives of the community in order to ensure transparency, extensive community consultation, and collaboration in the decision-making process, has diligently and actively participated in assisting the City in its efforts to redevelop the Rail Yards site; and
WHEREAS, due to changes in representation that have resulted from City and State redistricting and varying levels of availability and interest of appointed members, it is necessary to update the membership of the Board; and
WHEREAS, the Board has provided valuable insight and direction regarding various aspects of the redevelopment process and served as a venue for transparently vetting proposals and agreements related to...

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