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File #: R-17-233   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 8/21/2017 In control: City Council
Final action: 10/4/2017
Enactment date: 10/20/2017 Enactment #: R-2017-095
Title: Establishing That No New Recognized Or Non-Recognized Neighborhood Associations Shall Be Created Under The Existing Neighborhood Association Recognition Ordinance Unless In Compliance With Certain Interim Procedures While The Neighborhood Association Recognition Ordinance Is Updated (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-233.pdf, 2. R-233 Approved Committee Amendment 1.pdf, 3. R-233 Approved Committee Amendment 2.pdf, 4. R-233 Approved Floor Amendment, 5. R-233Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
10/20/2017 City Clerk Published  Action details
10/20/2017 Mayor Not Signed by the Mayor  Action details
10/12/2017 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
10/4/2017 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
10/4/2017 City Council AmendedPass Action details
9/18/2017 City Council PostponedPass Action details
9/6/2017 City Council Accepted with a recommendation Do Pass, As Amended  Action details
8/30/2017 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do Pass, as AmendedPass Action details
8/30/2017 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee AmendedPass Action details
8/30/2017 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee AmendedPass Action details
8/21/2017 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
8/21/2017 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY SECOND COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-17-233 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Establishing That No New Recognized Or Non-Recognized Neighborhood Associations Shall Be Created Under The Existing Neighborhood Association Recognition Ordinance Unless In Compliance With Certain Interim Procedures While The Neighborhood Association Recognition Ordinance Is Updated (Benton)
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ESTABLISHING THAT NO NEW RECOGNIZED OR NON-RECOGNIZED NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS SHALL BE CREATED UNDER THE EXISTING NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION RECOGNITION ORDINANCE UNLESS IN COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN INTERIM PROCEDURES WHILE THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION RECOGNITION ORDINANCE IS UPDATED.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. STATEMENT OF POLICY. The City's Neighborhood Association Recognition Ordinance (NARO) provides a vehicle for the City to recognize neighborhood associations for the purpose of notifying associations about proposed City actions that may impact their neighborhood, including capital improvement projects and land use hearings. However, as they are currently written, the provisions of the NARO do not have the scope or enforceability mechanisms to prevent the formation of new neighborhood associations that may create discord within the community and divide neighborhoods, which is contrary to the intent of the program. As such, the Council finds that it will be necessary to update and improve the NARO and create an orderly neighborhood recognition process that guides the formation of associations that best represent their communities. As an interim step in this process, the Council finds that it is necessary for the City to temporarily stop creating new neighborhood associations under the existing NARO.
SECTION 2. INTERIM PROCEDURE. No new recognized or non-recognized neighborhood associations (hereinafter both referred...

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