City of Albuquerque
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File #: R-21-192   
Type: Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: Finance & Government Operations Committee
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Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Requiring The City Of Albuquerque To Enter Into A Project Labor Agreement With The Construction Partners Performing The Construction Of A New Multi-Purpose Soccer Stadium Upon The Bond Approval By New Mexico Voters On The November 2021 Ballot (Benton, Sena, Davis)
Attachments: 1. R-192
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-21-192 ENACTMENT NO. ___________________

SPONSORED BY: Benton, Sena, Davis


RESOLUTION
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Requiring The City Of Albuquerque To Enter Into A Project Labor Agreement With The Construction Partners Performing The Construction Of A New Multi-Purpose Soccer Stadium Upon The Bond Approval By New Mexico Voters On The November 2021 Ballot (Benton, Sena, Davis)
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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, the Albuquerque Multi-Purpose Soccer Stadium Feasibility Study (July 23, 2021) identified several possible sites for a public stadium; and
WHEREAS, the construction of a new 10,000 to 12,000-seats stadium will involve a number of structural components beyond the stadium itself, including but not limited to amenities, parking, concessions, meeting rooms, offices, public lobby and other essential structures; and
WHEREAS, a large number of workers of various skills will be required in the performance of the construction work, including those to be represented by unions; and
WHEREAS, for over a decade, community-labor partnerships have been forming in urban areas with the joint goals of providing quality jobs and new opportunities for the community workforce; and
WHEREAS, community workforce agreements, sometimes referred to as a project labor agreements (PLA) or a project stabilization agreements (PSA) have historically functioned to establish the parameters of working conditions and labor relations between the general contractor, the developer and building trad...

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