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File #: R-15-168   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 2/2/2015 In control: City Council
Final action: 2/18/2015
Enactment date: 3/9/2015 Enactment #: R-2015-013
Title: Creating A Task Force To Review The Charter Of The City Of Albuquerque And Make Recommendations On Certain Potential Revisions (Harris)
Attachments: 1. R-168, 2. R-168 Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
3/5/2015 City Clerk Published  Action details
3/4/2015 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
2/25/2015 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
2/18/2015 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
2/18/2015 City Council AmendedPass Action details
2/18/2015 City Council AmendedPass Action details
2/2/2015 City Council Introduced  Action details
2/2/2015 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-FIRST COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-15-168 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Don Harris

RESOLUTION
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Creating A Task Force To Review The Charter Of The City Of Albuquerque And Make Recommendations On Certain Potential Revisions (Harris)
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CREATING A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON CERTAIN POTENTIAL REVISIONS.
WHEREAS, the City Charter which created Albuquerque's current form of government was adopted by the voters in 1974; and
WHEREAS, City Charter Review Task Forces were established in 1988, 1998, and 2009 to revisit the Charter and to make recommendations for improving and refining the Charter in light of changes brought about by population growth, annexation and the complexity of issues facing the City; and
WHEREAS, each Task Force recommended changes to the Charter which were proposed as Charter Amendments and put before the voters in 1989, 1999, and 2009 respectively and in each case several of the proposed amendments were approved by the voters; and
WHEREAS, approximately five years have passed since the last Charter Review Task Force was assembled to analyze the Charter provisions, and in that time several critical issues have materialized relating to the requirements of the Charter; and
WHEREAS, it is timely to convene a Charter Review Task Force to provide an analysis of certain City Charter matters, and whether certain revisions should be proposed to improve the City's governmental structure and operations; and
WHEREAS, the Charter Review Task Force created by this resolution should submit its recommendations to the Council in time for placement on the ballot for the October 6, 2015, regular municipal election.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. CREATION OF A CHARTER REVIEW TASK FORCE
A. A 14 member City Charter Review ...

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