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File #: R-16-139   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 12/5/2016 In control: City Council
Final action: 1/4/2017
Enactment date: 1/13/2017 Enactment #: R-2017-005
Title: Amending The Adopted Capital Implementation Program Of The City Of Albuquerque To Provide For A Soccer Stadium Feasibility Study And Authorizing The Director Of Council Services To Enter Into A Contract For Completion Of The Study (Lewis)
Attachments: 1. R-139, 2. R-139Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
1/13/2017 City Clerk Published  Action details
1/13/2017 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
1/12/2017 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
1/4/2017 City Council PassedPass Action details
12/19/2016 City Council Accepted Without Recommendation  Action details
12/12/2016 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council Without RecommendationPass Action details
12/5/2016 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
12/5/2016 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY SECOND COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-16-139 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Dan Lewis


RESOLUTION
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Amending The Adopted Capital Implementation Program Of The City Of Albuquerque To Provide For A Soccer Stadium Feasibility Study And Authorizing The Director Of Council Services To Enter Into A Contract For Completion Of The Study (Lewis)
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AMENDING THE ADOPTED CAPITAL IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE TO PROVIDE FOR A SOCCER STADIUM FEASIBILITY STUDY AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF COUNCIL SERVICES TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR COMPLETION OF THE STUDY.
WHEREAS, the Capital Implementation Program of the City of Albuquerque is governed by the requirements established under Section 2-12-4 ROA, 1994, which provides for amendments to the approved program; and
WHEREAS, the Albuquerque Sol Football Club was established in 2013, and participates in the Premiere Development League (PDL), a development league sponsored by United Soccer Leagues (USL) which forms part of the United States soccer league system and is considered the top-level men's amateur soccer competition in the United States; and
WHEREAS, the Albuquerque Sol Football Club is currently seeking entry into the USL, a professional men's soccer league in the United States and Canada; and
WHEREAS, participation in the USL requires that the Albuquerque Sol Football Club be the primary tenant or owner of a 10,000 seat stadium; and
WHEREAS, the popularity of soccer has increased in the Albuquerque area in recent years and construction of a professional soccer stadium would provide economic development opportunities for the City; and
WHEREAS, the appropriation of funding for a soccer stadium feasibility study is timely and necessary for the City to serve its citizens.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. That the following appropriations are hereby made an...

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