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File #: R-18-18   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 3/5/2018 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/4/2018
Enactment date: 6/20/2018 Enactment #: R-2018-031
Title: C/S Directing The Planning Department To Convene A Committee Of Public And Private Entities To Conduct An Analysis Of The 2018 International Energy Conservation Code With Intentions To Replace The Currently Adopted 2009 Energy Conservation Code (Benton, Davis)
Attachments: 1. R-18, 2. R-18 Approved Committee Substitute.pdf, 3. CS R-18Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
6/20/2018 City Clerk Published  Action details
6/13/2018 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
6/8/2018 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
6/4/2018 City Council PassedPass Action details
5/21/2018 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass, as Substituted, as Amended  Action details
5/14/2018 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do Pass, as Substituted, as AmendedPass Action details
5/14/2018 Finance & Government Operations Committee AmendedPass Action details
5/14/2018 Finance & Government Operations Committee SubstitutedPass Action details
4/9/2018 Finance & Government Operations Committee PostponedPass Action details
3/5/2018 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
3/5/2018 President Referred  Action details

CITY of ALBUQUERQUE

TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL

 

 

COUNCIL BILL NO.        C/S R-18-18               ENACTMENT NO.   ________________________

 

SPONSORED BY:                     Isaac Benton and Patrick Davis

 

 

RESOLUTION

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C/S Directing The Planning Department To Convene A Committee Of Public And Private Entities To Conduct An Analysis Of The 2018 International Energy Conservation Code With Intentions To Replace The Currently Adopted 2009 Energy Conservation Code (Benton, Davis)

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DIRECTING THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT TO CONVENE A COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ENTITIES TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE WITH INTENTIONS TO REPLACE THE CURRENTLY ADOPTED 2009 ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE.

WHEREAS, the State of New Mexico regularly updates their Uniform Administrative Code to be consistent with the International Code; and

WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque regularly updates their Uniform Administrative Code to be consistent with the State of New Mexico’s adopted building codes; and

WHEREAS, when the City replaced its own Energy Conservation Code with the 2009 New Mexico Energy Conservation Code via O-11-65, the argument was made that the state code was more aligned with best practices than the city code; and

WHEREAS, of all the sections in the City’s Uniform Administrative Code, the Energy Conservation Code is the most outdated portion; and

WHEREAS, the City and the State of New Mexico utilize the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code; and

WHEREAS, the International Code Council has now adopted a 2018 International Energy Conservation Code; and

WHEREAS, the City has made several policy decisions over the last few years to become a more energy-efficient city; and

WHEREAS, there was discussion at the April 17, 2017 City Council meeting that a participatory process with various stakeholders would be the best path forward in adopting an updated energy conservation code; and

WHEREAS, at the April 17, 2017 City Council meeting the Planning Department Director requested that the City, via Resolution, direct her department to review the most current version of the International Energy Conservation Code before the City Council consider adopting it.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:

SECTIONection 1. COMMITTEE

A. The Planning Department shall convene a committee to review the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code against the State of New Mexico’s adopted 2009 version. The City Council shall choose members of the committee for the following positions:

The Committee shall be made up of the following members:

1. Two representatives from the residential homebuilder community.

2. Two representatives from the commercial development community.

 

34. Two representativerepresentatives from the American Institute of Architects - Albuquerque Chapter.

45. Two representatives from the City’s Energy Council board.

56. Two representatives from the Albuquerque Area Climate Coalition

67. One representative from Council Services

     Two representatives from the Planning Department selected by the 

     Administration.

     SECTION 2. ANALYSIS

The Planning Department shall facilitate the committee’s analysis of the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code against the currently adopted 2009 Energy Conservation Code, and the committee shall make a recommendation to the City Council pertaining to adoption of the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code.

     SECTION 3. TIMEFRAME

The Committee shall have the analysis complete and recommendations prepared for the City Council within three months of adoption of this resolution.

 

 

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