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File #: R-21-163   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 5/17/2021 In control: Finance & Government Operations Committee
Final action: 8/2/2021
Enactment date: 8/10/2021 Enactment #: R-2021-052
Title: Declaring The City Council's Support Of The Route 66 Centennial Celebration In 2026; Directing The Arts And Culture Services Department To Begin The Planning Process For A Centennial Celebration Event In The City Of Albuquerque (Pe?a)
Attachments: 1. R-163, 2. R-163Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
8/10/2021 City Clerk Published  Action details
8/8/2021 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
8/6/2021 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
8/2/2021 City Council PassedPass Action details
6/21/2021 City Council Accepted with a recommendation Do Pass, As Amended  Action details
6/14/2021 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do Pass, as AmendedPass Action details
6/14/2021 Finance & Government Operations Committee AmendedPass Action details
5/17/2021 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
5/17/2021 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-21-163 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Klarissa J. Pe?a


RESOLUTION
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Declaring The City Council's Support Of The Route 66 Centennial Celebration In 2026; Directing The Arts And Culture Services Department To Begin The Planning Process For A Centennial Celebration Event In The City Of Albuquerque (Pe?a)
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DECLARING THE CITY COUNCIL'S SUPPORT OF THE ROUTE 66 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION IN 2026; DIRECTING THE ARTS AND CULTURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO BEGIN THE PLANNING PROCESS FOR A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION EVENT IN THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE.
WHEREAS, the U.S. Congress passed House Bill 66 in July 2018, which established a Route 66 Centennial Planning Commission, and directed that a plan on the preservation needs of Route 66 be prepared; and
WHEREAS, states and cities along the historic Route 66 have also begun planning for celebratory events, through various planning and advisory commissions; and
WHEREAS, Route 66 National Historic Trail, includes all the alignments of U.S. Highway 66 in existence between 1926 and 1985, extending along a route of approximately 2,400 miles from Chicago, Illinois, to Santa Monica, California; and
WHEREAS, Route 66 runs through the heart of the City of Albuquerque, along Central Avenue, and was a major economic, social and political center of the City from 1939 to 1983; and
WHEREAS, present-day Route 66 along Central Avenue connects locals and visitors to the city's diverse neighborhoods, each offering unique and authentic Albuquerque experiences, including, the Southwest Mesa, the South Valley, Old Town, Downtown, the University of New Mexico, Nob Hill and the East Gateway; and
WHEREAS, the Historic Route 66 includes a portion of the El Camino Real, the path that led Spanish Colonists through the unfamiliar territory of New Mexico, and connected Spanish, and Native American ancient cultures; and
WHEREAS, ...

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