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File #: R-15-191   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 4/6/2015 In control: City Council
Final action: 4/20/2015
Enactment date: 5/4/2015 Enactment #: R-2015-033
Title: Designating Fiscal Year 2015 General Fund Appropriations For Sponsorship Of The Downtown Bikeshare Pilot Project And Authorizing The Director Of Council Services To Enter Into An Agreement For This Purpose (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-191, 2. R-191Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
5/4/2015 City Clerk Published  Action details
5/4/2015 Mayor Not Signed by the Mayor  Action details
4/24/2015 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
4/20/2015 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass, as Amended (Immediate Action)  Action details
4/20/2015 City Council PassedPass Action details
4/13/2015 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council for Immediate ActionPass Action details
4/13/2015 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do Pass, as AmendedPass Action details
4/13/2015 Finance & Government Operations Committee AmendedPass Action details
4/6/2015 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
4/6/2015 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-FIRST COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-15-191 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Designating Fiscal Year 2015 General Fund Appropriations For Sponsorship Of The Downtown Bikeshare Pilot Project And Authorizing The Director Of Council Services To Enter Into An Agreement For This Purpose (Benton)
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DESIGNATING FISCAL YEAR 2015 GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS FOR SPONSORSHIP OF THE DOWNTOWN BIKE SHARE PILOT PROJECT AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF COUNCIL SERVICES TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT FOR THIS PURPOSE.
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque has as one of its desired community conditions to provide safe and affordable integrated transportation options that meet the public's needs; and
WHEREAS, the DowntownABQ MainStreet Initiative has organized a pilot Downtown Bike Share program; and
WHEREAS, many cities have used bike share programs as a way to generate excitement and provide opportunities for residents and visitors to explore areas of interest in urban centers while reducing vehicle congestion; and
WHEREAS, bike share systems can raise driver awareness of bicyclists using roadway facilities in congested areas; and
WHEREAS, a pilot system will allow the City to assess operational costs and user interest in such a facility before taking on the long-term ownership and maintenance responsibilities for such a facility; and
WHEREAS, the City Council desires to sponsor the pilot Downtown Bike Share Program.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. That the following designation is hereby made from the existing General Fund program strategy for operating City government in fiscal year 2015:
GENERAL FUND - 110
Council Services Department
Council Services
$15,000 of this appropriation is designated for the sponsorship of the pilot Downtown Bike Share program administered by the DowntownA...

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