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File #: R-20-87   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 8/3/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 8/3/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Directing The Administration To Expand The "Active Streets Initiative" Established By R-20-59 In Order To Also Facilitate Safe, Socially-Distanced Outdoor Commercial Food And Beverage Service Opportunities On Certain Streets During The Present Public Health Emergency; Approving The Use Of Cares Act Funding For Related Costs (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-87, 2. R-87final
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
8/7/2020 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
8/3/2020 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
8/3/2020 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
8/3/2020 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
8/3/2020 City Council AmendedPass Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-20-87 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Directing The Administration To Expand The "Active Streets Initiative" Established By R-20-59 In Order To Also Facilitate Safe, Socially-Distanced Outdoor Commercial Food And Beverage Service Opportunities On Certain Streets During The Present Public Health Emergency; Approving The Use Of Cares Act Funding For Related Costs (Benton)
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DIRECTING THE ADMINISTRATION TO EXPAND THE "ACTIVE STREETS INITIATIVE" ESTABLISHED BY R-20-59 IN ORDER TO ALSO FACILITATE SAFE, SOCIALLY-DISTANCED OUTDOOR COMMERCIAL FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES ON CERTAIN STREETS DURING THE PRESENT PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; APPROVING THE USE OF CARES ACT FUNDING FOR RELATED COSTS.
WHEREAS, the COVID-19 public health emergency has created the need to socially distance in all spaces, both indoors and outdoors; and
WHEREAS, as the present COVID-19 public health emergency continues, the City's commercial food and beverage service establishments and retail establishments are negatively impacted by necessary limitations on commercial indoor dining and commercial indoor retail activities and needs for social distancing; and
WHEREAS, the City Council previously approved R-20-59, which was enacted on June 9, 2020, which established a policy to allow access to certain street spaces to walk, bike, roller skate, or otherwise recreate outdoors to promote the health and well-being of the residents of Albuquerque; and
WHEREAS, R-20-59 did not specifically address temporary commercial food and beverage service or retail service in city roadways, but allowing such activities in appropriate locations would similarly promote the health and wellbeing of residents and businesses alike; and
WHEREAS, the City Council approved Resolution R-20-34 on May 4, 2020, which accepted and appropriated $150,364,461 o...

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