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File #: R-14-46   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 3/17/2014 In control: City Council
Final action: 4/21/2014
Enactment date: 5/2/2014 Enactment #: R-2014-022
Title: Evaluating And Updating The Comprehensive Plan Vision For Growth And Development In The City Of Albuquerque; Revising Land Use, Transportation, And Development Regulations To Implement The Comprehensive Plan Vision (Jones, Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-46, 2. R-46final, 3. R-46Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
5/2/2014 City Clerk Published  Action details
5/2/2014 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
4/28/2014 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
4/21/2014 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass (Immediate Action)  Action details
4/21/2014 City Council PassedPass Action details
4/16/2014 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council for Immediate ActionPass Action details
4/16/2014 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
3/17/2014 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
3/17/2014 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-FIRST COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-14-46 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Trudy E. Jones and Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Evaluating And Updating The Comprehensive Plan Vision For Growth And Development In The City Of Albuquerque; Revising Land Use, Transportation, And Development Regulations To Implement The Comprehensive Plan Vision (Jones, Benton)
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EVALUATING AND UPDATING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN VISION FOR GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE; REVISING LAND USE, TRANSPORTATION, AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN VISION.
WHEREAS, the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan (hereafter, "the Comprehensive Plan") has not been significantly updated since its original adoption in 1989 and its subsequent amendment in 2001 to create "Centers and Corridors" to focus development in appropriate areas connected by multi-modal transportation corridors; and
WHEREAS, an increased range of housing options are needed closer to employment centers, and employment centers are needed closer to existing housing west of the river; and
WHEREAS, preserving agricultural lands is increasingly important in order to protect rural character and cultural traditions, provide for regional food demands locally, and improve stormwater retention and groundwater infiltration; and
WHEREAS, the largest segments of the population - Millennials, and Baby Boomers - are increasingly seeking urban lifestyles in mixed-use areas that provide for entertainment and services without requiring driving or automobile ownership; and
WHEREAS, the demand for these types of developments are not sufficiently met in Albuquerque, where existing land-use regulations strongly encourage suburban single-family detached development over compact mixed-use; and
WHEREAS, in the last decade, local and regional transit agencies have introduced a new generation of ...

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