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File #: R-21-144   
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/5/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 4/5/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Establishing A Temporary Halt To The Creation Of New Residential Parking Permit Areas; Directing That The City Stay Enforcement Of The Residential Parking Permit Area Established For That Area Of Trellis Drive And Decker Road Between Campbell Road And Candelaria Road (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-144, 2. R-144final.pdf
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
4/9/2021 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
4/5/2021 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
4/5/2021 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
4/5/2021 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
4/5/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-21-144 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Establishing A Temporary Halt To The Creation Of New Residential Parking Permit Areas; Directing That The City Stay Enforcement Of The Residential Parking Permit Area Established For That Area Of Trellis Drive And Decker Road Between Campbell Road And Candelaria Road (Benton)
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WHEREAS, the City Traffic Code establishes certain limitations and criteria for stopping, standing, or parking within the City; and
WHEREAS, under certain circumstances parking may be limited or prohibited on certain city streets; and
WHEREAS, the Traffic Code, Section 8-5-1-4, provides that "residential permit parking area(s)" may be implemented pursuant to regulations established by the City; and
WHEREAS, this program can have the effect of limiting parking on certain city streets to only the residents of the respective areas; and
WHERAS, this program has historically been effective in helping to preserve limited on-street parking for area residents in high demand areas - such as those neighborhoods in close proximity to the University of New Mexico where a high demand exists with limited public parking availability; and
WHEREAS, this program can also be effective in other contexts, but in its present form, the Traffic Code lacks context or policy guidance for its implementation; and
WHEREAS, the availability of, or limitation on, on-street parking is closely associated with multiple policy goals of the city, including but not limited to economic development, support of commerce, and public access to recreation and community amenities; and
WHEREAS, given the relative importance of this issue, the Traffic Code should be revisited to potentially offer additional context and guidance for the implementation of the residential parking permit area program; and
WHEREAS, the program w...

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