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File #: R-16-12   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 1/20/2016 In control: City Council
Final action: 4/4/2016
Enactment date: 4/22/2016 Enactment #: R-2016-024
Title: C/S Establishing A Priorities List For The City Of Albuquerque's Future Open Space Land Acquisitions; Identifying Immediate Priorities And Special Provisions For Certain Properties (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-12, 2. R-12 Approved Committee Substitute.pdf, 3. CS R-12Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
4/22/2016 City Clerk Published  Action details
4/22/2016 Mayor Not Signed by the Mayor  Action details
4/13/2016 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
4/4/2016 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
4/4/2016 City Council AmendedPass Action details
3/21/2016 City Council Accepted with a recommendation Do Pass, As Amended  Action details
3/16/2016 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do Pass, as AmendedPass Action details
3/16/2016 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee AmendedPass Action details
2/10/2016 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Postponed as SubstitutedPass Action details
2/10/2016 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee SubstitutedPass Action details
1/20/2016 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
1/20/2016 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-SECOND COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. C/S R-16-12 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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C/S Establishing A Priorities List For The City Of Albuquerque's Future Open Space Land Acquisitions; Identifying Immediate Priorities And Special Provisions For Certain Properties (Benton)
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ESTABLISHING A PRIORITIES LIST FOR THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE'S FUTURE OPEN SPACE LAND ACQUISITIONS; IDENTIFYING IMMEDIATE PRIORITIES AND SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR CERTAIN PROPERTIES.
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division of the Parks and Recreation Department manages an inventory of Open Space Lands and has established a list of additional lands that are desired as additions to the City's open space network; and
WHEREAS, the City Council is responsible for ensuring that public funds earmarked for open space land acquisition are expended only on purchases that best promote the open space needs and interests of the residents; and
WHEREAS, the City Council does not presently have a mechanism to review proposed open space acquisitions until after significant resources are expended in furtherance of acquiring the properties; and
WHEREAS, notwithstanding that the Council presently lacks a mechanism through which it can give timely policy guidance in advance, the City Council must nonetheless ultimately approve any specific open space acquisitions; and
WHEREAS, since the Council is ultimately tasked with approving proposed acquisitions, City Resources would be better preserved by implementing a mechanism for the City Council to review open space acquisition priorities in advance of any steps in furtherance of specific acquisitions; and
WHEREAS, certain properties listed as priorities for acquisition by purchase as of December 2015, such as the Northern Sand Dunes and the North Rio Puerco Escarpment are located in unincorporated Bernalillo County some distance from the ...

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