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File #: R-19-174   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 8/5/2019 In control: City Council
Final action: 8/19/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approving The Major Expansion Of The Old Albuquerque High School Metropolitan Redevelopment Area And Renaming The Expanded Area As The East Downtown/ Huning Highlands/ South Martineztown Metropolitan Redevelopment Area, Making Certain Findings And Conclusions Pursuant To The Metropolitan Redevelopment Code (Benton, by request)
Attachments: 1. R-174
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
8/19/2019 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
8/19/2019 City Council AmendedPass Action details
8/19/2019 City Council AmendedPass Action details
8/19/2019 City Council AmendedPass Action details
8/19/2019 City Council AmendedPass Action details
8/5/2019 City Council Introduced  Action details
8/5/2019 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-19-174 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton, by request


RESOLUTION
title
Approving The Major Expansion Of The Old Albuquerque High School Metropolitan Redevelopment Area And Renaming The Expanded Area As The East Downtown/ Huning Highlands/ South Martineztown Metropolitan Redevelopment Area, Making Certain Findings And Conclusions Pursuant To The Metropolitan Redevelopment Code (Benton, by request)
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WHEREAS, the Old Albuquerque High School Metropolitan Redevelopment Area was designated by the City of Albuquerque (the "City"), per Resolution 5-1980, as a Metropolitan Redevelopment Area appropriate for a metropolitan redevelopment project based on the criteria required for designation as a blighted area pursuant to the New Mexico State Law/Metropolitan Redevelopment Code ("MR Code"); and
WHEREAS, the City wishes to expand and rename the Old Albuquerque High School Metropolitan Redevelopment Area to encompass the surrounding and adjacent area which is blighted and appropriately identify the expanded area; and
WHEREAS, Section 3-60A-7 NMSA 1978 of the MR Code states: "No local government shall exercise any of the powers conferred upon local governments by the Redevelopment Law until the local government has adopted a resolution finding that:
A. one or more slum area or blighted areas exist in the local government's jurisdiction; and
B. the rehabilitation, conservation, slum clearance, redevelopment or development, or a combination thereof, of and in such area is necessary in the interest of the public health, safety, morals or welfare of the residents of the local government's jurisdiction"; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque ("City") and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Agency ("MRA") of the City's Planning Department, have engaged in a study of the East Downtown/ Huning Highlands/ South Martineztown Area ("Edo MR Area") and have s...

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