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File #: R-19-160   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/3/2019 In control: City Council
Final action: 8/5/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Adopting A Proposition To Be Submitted To The Voters At The Next Municipal Election Concerning The Renewal Of A Quarter Of One Percent Transportation Infrastructure Gross Receipts Tax (Sanchez and Benton, by request)
Attachments: 1. R-160, 2. R-160final
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
8/19/2019 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
8/5/2019 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
8/5/2019 City Council AmendedPass Action details
8/5/2019 City Council AmendedPass Action details
6/17/2019 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass (Immediate Action)  Action details
6/17/2019 City Council PostponedPass Action details
6/10/2019 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council for Immediate ActionPass Action details
6/10/2019 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
6/3/2019 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
6/3/2019 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-19-160 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Ken Sanchez and Isaac Benton, by request


RESOLUTION
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Adopting A Proposition To Be Submitted To The Voters At The Next Municipal Election Concerning The Renewal Of A Quarter Of One Percent Transportation Infrastructure Gross Receipts Tax (Sanchez and Benton, by request)
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ADOPTING A PROPOSITION TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE VOTERS AT THE NEXT MUNICIPAL ELECTION CONCERNING THE RENEWAL OF A QUARTER OF ONE PERCENT TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX.
WHEREAS, since FY/2000, the City has renewed a voter approved Transportation Infrastructure Gross Receipts Tax; and
WHEREAS, the voter approved Transportation Infrastructure Tax has provided hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for road rehabilitation, road maintenance, road deficiencies and transit operations; and
WHEREAS, Albuquerque residents, visitors, and businesses have benefited greatly by the improvements funded from the proceeds of the Transportation Infrastructure Tax; and
WHEREAS, the proceeds of the Transportation Infrastructure Tax have also provided approximately 20% of the City's Transit operating funds; and
WHEREAS, the existing Transportation Infrastructure Tax contains a sunset provision which causes the tax to expire on June 30, 2020; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the residents of the City of Albuquerque to place a question on the ballot of the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election regarding whether to continue to provide this source of road and transit funding.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. That the City Clerk is instructed to place the following proposal on the next municipal election ballot, and the qualified voters of the City of Albuquerque shall be permitted to vote "for" or "against" the following proposal:
PROPOSITION
SHALL THE CITY OF ALBUQUER...

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