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File #: R-21-236   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 12/20/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 1/19/2022
Enactment date: 2/7/2022 Enactment #: R-2022-011
Title: Referring The Petition For The Albuquerque Tourism Marketing District To The Planning Group To Prepare The District Plan And Authorizing The City Clerk To Give Notice Of Hearing For The Proposed Plan (Benton, Bassan)
Attachments: 1. R-236.pdf, 2. R-236Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
2/7/2022 City Clerk Published  Action details
2/1/2022 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
1/26/2022 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
1/19/2022 City Council PassedPass Action details
12/20/2021 City Council Introduced  Action details
12/20/2021 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details

CITY of ALBUQUERQUE

TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL

 

 

COUNCIL BILL NO.           R-21-236               ENACTMENT NO.   ________________________

 

SPONSORED BY:                     Isaac Benton, Brook Bassan

 

 

RESOLUTION

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Referring The Petition For The Albuquerque Tourism Marketing District To The Planning Group To Prepare The District Plan And Authorizing The City Clerk To Give Notice Of Hearing For The Proposed Plan (Benton, Bassan)

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REFERRING THE PETITION FOR THE ALBUQUERQUE TOURISM MARKETING DISTRICT TO THE PLANNING GROUP TO PREPARE THE DISTRICT PLAN AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY CLERK TO GIVE NOTICE OF HEARING FOR THE PROPOSED PLAN.

WHEREAS, Section 3-63-6 NMSA 1978, of the Business Improvement District Act (3-63-1 to 3-63-16 NMSA 1978), the "Act", requires the City Council to refer a compliant Petition for the creation of a Business Improvement District, to a planning group for preparation of a business improvement district plan; and

WHEREAS, Section 3-63-9 NMSA 1978 provides for appointment of a planning group by the Council, consisting of not more than five (5) members, not less than one of which shall be a business owner, subject to the district assessment, located within the proposed district; and

WHEREAS, Section 3-63-6 NMSA 1978 provides that, after preparation of the plan, the City Clerk shall give notice for public hearing before the planning group on the proposed business improvement district, to be titled the Albuquerque Tourism Marketing District plan; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Albuquerque has received, on or about December 17, 2021 a petition for the creation of a district, under the Act, to be known as the Albuquerque Tourism Marketing District.

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

Section 1.                     That the City Council has received a petition for the creation of the Albuquerque Tourism Marketing District, signed by a majority of business owners within the proposed district.  A planning group (the "ATMD Planning Group"), is hereby created, and the Petition is hereby referred to as the ATMD District Planning Group, pursuant to the Act.

Section 2.                     The persons to serve on the ATMD Planning Group are as follows:

     Position #1: Cainan Harris, Heritage Hotels & Resorts

     Position #2:  Deepesh Kholwadwala, Sun Capital Hotels

     Position #3: Damen Kompanowski, Sheraton Uptown

     Position #4: Prakash Sundaram, Total Management Systems

     Position #5:  Tania Armenta, Visit Albuquerque

Section 3.                     The ATMD Planning Group shall prepare a district plan in order to implement the creation of the Albuquerque Tourism Marketing District, in accordance with the petition and as required by the Act.

Section 4.                     The district plan shall:

(1) state the purpose for the creation of the district;

(2) describe in general terms the businesses to be included in the district;

(3) provide such other information as the Albuquerque City Council deems necessary for the proper evaluation of the plan;

(4) describe in general terms both the real property and the businesses included in the district; and

(5) provide a formula to be used to assess businesses in the district for the tourism improvement benefit fee to be collected along with the municipal property tax.

Section 5. The City Clerk is authorized to provide notice of public hearing on the proposed district plan, after being notified of its completion by the ATMD District Planning Group.

Section 6.                     The notice of public hearing on the proposed district plan shall contain:

(1) the time and place where the planning group will hold a hearing on the proposed district  and improvements;

(2) the estimated cost of improvements;

(3) the boundary of the district;

(4) the recommended formula or the preliminary estimate of assessment of a tourism improvement benefit fee against each business to be included in the proposed district.

Section 7. The ATMD Planning Group shall submit its recommendation to the City Council to create the district as proposed or amended, after public hearing on the proposed district plan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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