City of Albuquerque
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: R-16-142   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 12/5/2016 In control: City Council
Final action: 3/20/2017
Enactment date: 4/7/2017 Enactment #: R-2017-028
Title: Calling For A Study Of The Need For, Feasibility Of And Methodology Of Implementation Of Consolidating Public Safety Services Within The Incorporated And Unincorporated Areas Of Bernalillo County; Designating Funding For The Study (Lewis, Sanchez, Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-142.pdf, 2. R-142Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
4/7/2017 City Clerk Published  Action details
4/7/2017 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
3/30/2017 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
3/20/2017 City Council PassedPass Action details
3/6/2017 City Council PostponedPass Action details
2/22/2017 City Council Accepted Without Recommendation  Action details
2/13/2017 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council Without RecommendationPass Action details
1/23/2017 Finance & Government Operations Committee PostponedPass 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-16-142 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Dan Lewis, Ken Sanchez, Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
title
Calling For A Study Of The Need For, Feasibility Of And Methodology Of Implementation Of Consolidating Public Safety Services Within The Incorporated And Unincorporated Areas Of Bernalillo County; Designating Funding For The Study (Lewis, Sanchez, Benton)
body
CALLING FOR A STUDY OF THE NEED FOR, FEASIBILITY OF AND METHODOLOGY OF IMPLEMENTATION OF CONSOLIDATING PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES WITHIN THE INCORPORATED AND UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF BERNALILLO COUNTY; DESIGNATING FUNDING FOR THE STUDY.
WHEREAS, Bernalillo County has reached a population of 675,000, with the vast majority of that population (96%) residing in urban areas; and
WHEREAS, since 2008, the gross receipts and property taxes revenues that fund the services delivered by the City of Albuquerque and the County of Bernalillo have experienced slow, flat, or in some cases negative growth, straining the ability of these governments to provide necessary services; and
WHEREAS, the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office, the Bernalillo County fire department, and the City of Albuquerque police and fire departments serve constituencies with similar demographics and often overlapping boundaries; and
WHEREAS, due to criteria set through national standards the aforementioned departments use substantially similar equipment to carry out their day-to-day tasks - from vehicles to service revolvers to firefighting equipment; and
WHEREAS, the provision of public safety services is among the most challenging tasks a community faces and expenditures for public safety are a substantial share of the budgets of both the City of Albuquerque and the County of Bernalillo; and
WHEREAS, these shared attributes between the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office and the Albuquerque Police Department and the Bernalillo C...

Click here for full text