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File #: R-20-106   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/5/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 10/19/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approving Submittal Of Grant Applications By The Parks And Recreation Department To The New Mexico Finance Authority, Water Trust Board (Davis, by request)
Attachments: 1. R-106, 2. R-106final

CITY of ALBUQUERQUE

TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL

 

 

COUNCIL BILL NO.             R-20-106                ENACTMENT NO.   ______________________

 

SPONSORED BY:                     Pat Davis, by request                     

 

 

RESOLUTION

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Approving Submittal Of Grant Applications By The Parks And Recreation Department To The New Mexico Finance Authority, Water Trust Board (Davis, by request)

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APPROVING SUBMITTAL OF GRANT APPLICATIONS BY THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT TO THE NEW MEXICO FINANCE AUTHORITY, WATER TRUST BOARD.

WHEREAS, water is New Mexico’s most precious natural resource; and

WHEREAS, water conservation is extremely important for the City of Albuquerque in general; and

WHEREAS, the Parks and Recreation Department has an ongoing program to update aging irrigation systems and improve efficient water use and water conservation at City parks and recreation facilities; and

WHEREAS, the Parks and Recreation Department plans to submit grant applications to the Water Trust Board of the New Mexico Finance Authority that seek funds for high priority irrigation renovations and water conservation projects at Phil Chacon Park, Netherwood Park, and Ladera Golf Course; and

WHEREAS, completion of these projects will save millions of gallons of water annually in the State of New Mexico’s largest metropolitan area; and

WHEREAS, the grant applications require a Resolution from the appropriate governing body regarding such applications.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:

That the City Council authorizes and approves submittal of these grant applications and urges the Water Trust Board to act favorably on the requests.

 

 

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