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File #: R-20-9   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 1/22/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 1/22/2020
Enactment date: 2/10/2020 Enactment #: R-2020-008
Title: Naming The City Of Albuquerque Fire Station 7 The "Ken Sanchez Fire Station 7" (Pe?a, Gibson, Borrego)
Attachments: 1. R-9, 2. R-9Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
2/10/2020 City Clerk Published  Action details
2/5/2020 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
1/22/2020 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
1/22/2020 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
1/22/2020 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
1/22/2020 City Council AmendedPass Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-20-9 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Klarissa Pe?a, Diane Gibson and Cynthia D. Borrego


RESOLUTION
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Naming The City Of Albuquerque Fire Station 7 The "Ken Sanchez Fire Station 7" (Pe?a, Gibson, Borrego)
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NAMING THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE FIRE STATION 7 THE "KEN SANCHEZ FIRE STATION 7"
WHEREAS, Councilor Ken Sanchez served the City of Albuquerque and District 1 as City Councilor for fourteen years, from 2005 to 2019, until his passing on January 1, 2020; and
WHEREAS, Councilor Ken Sanchez also served as Bernalillo County Commissioner for seven years, from 1995 to 2002; and
WHEREAS, Councilor Ken Sanchez was a model public servant who was steadfast in his dedication to improve District 1, the Westside, and the entire City of Albuquerque; and
WHEREAS, Mayor Keller fully supports changing the name of Station 7 to Ken Sanchez Fire Station 7 and stated, "Ken Sanchez was Council President when I first came into office, he helped my administration find our way with City Council and joined with us to directly address many deep-seeded challenges facing City Hall with a focus on public safety"; and
WHEREAS, Councilor Ken Sanchez was a staunch supporter of Public Safety, including his direct legislative support for wage increases and procurement of equipment for the City's Police Officers and Firefighters; and
WHEREAS, Albuquerque Fire Rescue (AFR) Fire Chief Paul Dow and AFR Retirees Association President Kerry Horton presented the family of Councilor Ken Sanchez with a Resolution of Condolence plaque and a Silver Fire Fighter Helmet in appreciation for all the work he completed on behalf of AFR during his tenure as City Councilor; and
WHEREAS, Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters Local 244 (IAFF) President Justin Cheney stated that "Councilor Sanchez was always a strong champion for public safety; whether advocating for the construction of a new fir...

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