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File #: R-22-22   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 4/4/2022 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/6/2022
Enactment date: 6/28/2022 Enactment #: R-2022-044
Title: Establishing Priorities For The 2023 Capital Improvements Plan; Defining The Criteria To Be Used In Rating Project Proposals; Assigning Weights To The Criteria; Allocating Amounts For Different Purposes Within The 2023 General Obligation Bond Program (Benton, Bassan, Davis)
Attachments: 1. R-22, 2. R-22Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
6/28/2022 City Clerk Published  Action details
6/21/2022 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
6/14/2022 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
6/6/2022 City Council PassedPass Action details
5/16/2022 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass  Action details
5/9/2022 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
4/4/2022 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
4/4/2022 President Referred  Action details

CITY of ALBUQUERQUE

TWENTy fifth COUNCIL

 

 

COUNCIL BILL NO.       R-22-22                 ENACTMENT NO.   ________________________

 

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton, Brook Bassan, Pat Davis

 

 

RESOLUTION

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Establishing Priorities For The 2023 Capital Improvements Plan; Defining The Criteria To Be Used In Rating Project Proposals; Assigning Weights To The Criteria; Allocating Amounts For Different Purposes Within The 2023 General Obligation Bond Program (Benton, Bassan, Davis)

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ESTABLISHING PRIORITIES FOR THE 2023 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN; DEFINING THE CRITIERA TO BE USED IN RATING PROJECT PROPOSALS; ASSIGNING WEIGHTS TO THE CRITERIA; ALLOCATING AMOUNTS FOR DIFFERENT PURPOSES WITHIN THE 2023 GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND PROGRAM.

                     WHEREAS, Chapter 2, Article 12, R.O.A. 1994, the capital improvements ordinance, requires the preparation and submittal to Council of a ten-year plan for capital expenditures; and

                     WHEREAS, it is necessary that government prioritize capital funding for public safety and basic infrastructure; and

                     WHEREAS, the ten-year plan’s proposed projects must be ranked through a priority setting system; and

                     WHEREAS,  the review and ranking process provides the City Council and the Administration the opportunity for a biennial review of capital needs throughout the City of Albuquerque; and

                     WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque has adopted 5-Year Goals and 1-Year Objectives, which are incorporated in the priority setting system; and

                     WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque has adopted the “Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan”; and

                     WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque has adopted various measures related to growth policy; and

                     WHEREAS, the City Council may provide policy direction through the development of criteria to be used in ranking and selecting projects for proposal to Council.

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

                     Section 1.  The amount of the 2023 General Obligation Bond Program is estimated to be $160,000,000.

                     Section 2.                       Policy Statement regarding the 2023 General Obligation Bond Program: Consistent with the CIP ordinance, it is always the policy of the City of Albuquerque that the capital program supports the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan and adopted growth policies. For the two-year 2023 general obligation bond program, it shall be the policy of the City of Albuquerque to emphasize infrastructure and facility improvements that support the rehabilitation, deficiency correction and/or development of designated activity centers or corridors and to support projects that contribute to economic development within these areas. All City User agencies shall review their 2021-2030 Decade Plan for capital improvements and give priority to projects that support the implementation of policy outlined in Council Bill R-16-108 (Enactment No. R-2017-026) regarding Centers and Corridors.

Section 3.                       It shall be the policy of the City of Albuquerque that a goal of approximately 90 percent of the 2023 General Obligation Bond Program and Decade Plan shall be for rehabilitation and deficiency correction of existing facilities and systems. Of the 90%, a goal of 55% should be dedicated to rehabilitation. Rehabilitation shall be defined as shown in Section 6B below.

Section 4.                      The allocation of the $160,000,000, 2023 General Obligation Bond Program shall be approximately:

A.                     30% (approximately $48M) to the Streets and Hydrology (Storm Drainage) Divisions, Department of Municipal Development;

B.                     10% (approximately $16M) to the Parks and Recreation Department;

C.                     10% (approximately $16M) to the Public Safety Department, including ABQ Community Services, the Albuquerque Police, and Albuquerque Fire Rescue;

D.                     3% (approximately $4.8M) to the Transit Department;

E.                     5% (approximately $8M) for Affordable Housing/Homelessness;

F.                     30% (approximately $48M) to all other Community Facilities, including the Arts & Culture Department; Department of Municipal Development (Facilities, Energy, Security and Parking Divisions); Economic Development Department, Environmental Health Department; Family and Community Services Department; Finance & Administrative Services; Planning Department; General Services Department; Senior Affairs and the Department of Technology & Innovation Services;

G.                     5% ($9M) to the Council-Neighborhood Set-Aside Program, such projects to be identified for inclusion in the general obligation bond program by the district Councilor, subject only to the approval of the full Council.  These projects shall further the adopted City policies as expressed in this legislation;

H.                      3% ($4.8M) for energy efficient projects;

I.                     3% ($4.8M) for Open Space Land Acquisition;

J.                     1% ($1.6M) of each bond purpose for art in public places.

Section 5.                       The criteria attached hereto are derived from the legislation and policy cited in this resolution and shall be incorporated by reference in this resolution and used by city departments to determine which projects to propose for funding. The criteria shall be used by the Mayor to evaluate and select projects for submittal to the City Council in the 2023 General Obligation Bond Program and Decade Plan for capital improvements.

Section 6.                       As part of the Capital Improvement Program planning process, the Administration shall categorize all projects in the Mayor’s proposed decade plan as growth, rehabilitation, deficiency, or mandate as defined as follows:

A.                     Growth:  New facilities, component additions, or system upgrades that provide service or capacity for new customers (i.e. customers not currently using the system;) or that restore needed reserves previously used to support new users;

B.                     Rehabilitation:  Projects that extend the service life of an existing facility or system, or that restore original performance or capacity by rehabilitating or replacing system components;

C.                     Deficiency:  Projects that correct inadequate service, provide system backup capability, or minimize downtime or loss of service ability;

D.                     Mandate:  Projects that are required by federal, state or local laws and or regulation(s).

Section 7.                       It shall be the priority of the City of Albuquerque in the 2023 General Obligation Bond Program to fund programs and projects in socially vulnerable areas as identified by the Office of Equity and Inclusion and/or geographically inequitable areas as indicated in Council Bill F/S R-20-85 (Enactment No. R-2021-007) regarding equity criterion.

Section 8.                       All projects proposed for the 2023 General Obligation Bond Program shall be rated by a staff committee using the criteria attached hereto, and hereby incorporated and made part of this resolution.  The ratings shall be divided into high, medium and low priority, and no more than 10% of the value of the Mayor’s proposed general obligation bond program funds shall be allocated to projects with low priority ratings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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