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File #: M-20-2   
Type: Memorial Status: Enacted
File created: 5/4/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 5/12/2020
Enactment date: 5/12/2020 Enactment #: M-2020-001
Title: F/S Urging The City Of Albuquerque To Consider Alternative And Safe Methods To Re-Open Non-Essential Businesses (Borrego)
Attachments: 1. M-2, 2. M-2 Exhibit 1 Reopening Policies by State.pdf, 3. M-2 Exhibit 2 Outdoor Environment Operation Methods for Non-Essential Businesses.pdf, 4. M-2 Approved Floor Substitute with Revised Exhibits.pdf, 5. M-2FSfinal
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
5/12/2020 City Clerk Enacted  Action details
5/12/2020 City Council Sent to City Clerk for Signature  Action details
5/4/2020 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
5/4/2020 City Council MotionPass Action details
5/4/2020 City Council Do Pass as Substituted, as AmendedPass Action details
5/4/2020 City Council AmendedPass Action details
5/4/2020 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
5/4/2020 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S M-20-2 ENACTMENT NO. ______________________

SPONSORED BY: Cynthia Borrego


MEMORIAL
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F/S Urging The City Of Albuquerque To Consider Alternative And Safe Methods To Re-Open Non-Essential Businesses (Borrego)
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URGING THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE TO CONSIDER ALTERNATIVE AND SAFE METHODS TO RE-OPEN NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES.
WHEREAS, The City of Albuquerque Code of Ordinances Chapter 11 Morals and Conduct, Article 3 Human Rights, Section 2 DECLARATION OF POLICY ? 11-3-2 states that in order to assure the public safety, public health and general welfare, Pursuant to Article VIII of the Albuquerque City Charter, the City policy is (C) to protect and promote equality of access to public goods and services; and
WHEREAS, on March 19, March 23, and April 6, 2020 The New Mexico Department of Health issued progressively restrictive public health orders restraining public interactions and narrowing definitions of essential businesses and business activities to culminate in requirements that all non-essential businesses reduce in-place workforces by 100%, and reduce the maximum number of customers allowed in essential retail business spaces to 20% of the maximum occupancy of that space as determined by the fire marshal or fire department; and
WHEREAS, on March 18, March 30, April 10, and April 17, 2020 Albuquerque's Mayor Timothy Keller, recognizing the New Mexico Department of Health's prioritization of public safety, issued progressively restrictive Declaration's on the Local State Emergency aimed at increasing social distancing practices and increasing protective equipment and sanitation requirements for essential businesses through May 15, 2020; and
WHEREAS, the April 20, 2020 New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee white paper recommended, as a pre-requisite to non-essential businesses re-opening, increased surveillance testing of asymptomatic ...

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