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File #: R-21-191   
Type: Resolution Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Requiring The City Of Albuquerque To Initiate A Community Benefits Agreement With Representatives And/Or Residents Of The Neighborhood(s) Directly Impacted By Any New Soccer Stadium, And The United Soccer Franchise (Or Relevant Named Tenant) Before A Zone Change Application Is Submitted (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-191, 2. R-191final
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
9/22/2021 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
9/20/2021 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass (Immediate Action)  Action details
9/20/2021 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
9/20/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
9/15/2021 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council for Immediate ActionPass Action details
9/15/2021 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
8/16/2021 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
8/16/2021 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-21-191 ENACTMENT NO. ___________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Requiring The City Of Albuquerque To Initiate A Community Benefits Agreement With Representatives And/Or Residents Of The Neighborhood(s) Directly Impacted By Any New Soccer Stadium, And The United Soccer Franchise (Or Relevant Named Tenant) Before A Zone Change Application Is Submitted (Benton)
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REQUIRING THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE TO INITIATE A COMMUNITY BENEFITS AGREEMENT WITH REPRESENTATIVES AND/OR RESIDENTS OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD(S) DIRECTLY IMPACTED BY ANY NEW SOCCER STADIUM, AND THE UNITED SOCCER FRANCHISE (OR RELEVANT NAMED TENANT) BEFORE A ZONE CHANGE APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED.
WHEREAS, Resolution R-21-187 proposes to place a Gross Receipts Tax Revenue Bond question on the ballot for the November 2021 election asking "Shall the City of Albuquerque acquire property for, and to design, develop, erect, construct and otherwise improve a public stadium for multiple uses, including, but not limited to, professional soccer events to be financed by up to $50,000,000 of its gross receipts tax revenue bonds?"; and
WHEREAS, notwithstanding any benefits that may result from a new stadium as proposed, it will present new land use and community impacts within the City and particularly on adjacent residents and communities; and
WHEREAS, the Albuquerque Multi-Purpose Soccer Stadium Feasibility Study (July 23, 2021) identified several possible sites, and two preferred sites for a public stadium; and
WHEREAS, those residents, neighbors, and businesses bearing the greatest impacts should be supported by the City and sports franchise in the areas of community amenities and services, economic development, and job and workforce development; and
WHEREAS, the Integrated Development Ordinance requires that all stadiums be zoned Non-Residential Sensitive Use (NR-SU) which will require an ...

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