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File #: R-19-117   
Type: Resolution Status: In Council - Final Action
File created: 1/7/2019 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Creating A Census 2020 Complete Count Policy For The City Of Albuquerque, Establishing A Census 2020 Complete Count Committee To Promote A 2020 Census Awareness Campaign With The Goal Of Ensuring That Every Resident In Albuquerque Is Counted, Providing Instructions For An Action Plan, Making An Appropriation (Borrego, Benton, Pe?a, Sanchez)
Attachments: 1. R-117
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-19-117 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Borrego, Benton, Pe?a and Sanchez


RESOLUTION
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Creating A Census 2020 Complete Count Policy For The City Of Albuquerque, Establishing A Census 2020 Complete Count Committee To Promote A 2020 Census Awareness Campaign With The Goal Of Ensuring That Every Resident In Albuquerque Is Counted, Providing Instructions For An Action Plan, Making An Appropriation (Borrego, Benton, Pe?a, Sanchez)
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WHEREAS, a decennial census of every resident is required under Article I, Section 2 of the United States Constitution. A complete census count of all residents is necessary to adequately fund the delivery of government services and provide for the welfare of the people of the United States of America; and
WHEREAS, an accurate census is essential for the allocation of representation in the United States House of Representatives, the New Mexico State Legislature, the Bernalillo County Commission, the Albuquerque City Council, the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education, the Central New Mexico Community College Governing Board, the Albuquerque Metropolitan Flood Control Authority and all public boards and agencies with population based representation; and
WHEREAS, race and ethnicity data is critical in developing and delivering federal state and local programs and initiatives that serve populations at risk; and
WHEREAS, the annual appropriations of federal intergovernmental funding for health, education, transportation, child and elder care, emergency preparation and response, and social support programs of all kinds depend on complete and accurate age, population and other ethnic and demographic information that is gathered every ten years; and
WHEREAS, all units of government, large and small corporations, non-profit organizations, faith based organizations and local businesses of all sizes req...

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