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File #: R-22-50   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/6/2022 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/22/2022
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Adopting The El Camino Real De Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail (NHT) Development Concept Plan (DCP) (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-50.pdf, 2. R-50 Exhibit A, 3. R-50final
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FIFTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-22-50 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Adopting The El Camino Real De Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail (NHT) Development Concept Plan (DCP) (Benton)
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ADOPTING THE EL CAMINO REAL DE TIERRA ADENTRO NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL (NHT) DEVELOPMENT CONCEPT PLAN (DCP).
WHEREAS, the National Park Service designated El Camino de Tierra Adentro historic route between Mexico City and Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico a national historic trail; and
WHEREAS, El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro NHT comprises 22 miles of historic alignment on both sides of the North and South Valleys as it passes through various jurisdictions within Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque; and
WHEREAS, Bernalillo County, the City of Albuquerque, the National Park Service, and The University of New Mexico have partnered to provide a conceptual plan that outlines a vision for the development of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail within Bernalillo County; and
WHEREAS, Bernalillo County formally adopted the plan on May 24, 2022; and
WHEREAS, the trail plan provides a vision for the historic trail and recommends capital projects to connect both streets and multi-use trails to public sites, with amenities and interpretation, such as at parks, schools, and community centers along the alignment; and
WHEREAS, the trail plan lays the groundwork for projects that will allow communities along this historic trail a way to tell their own stories; and
WHEREAS, the plan outlines strategies to coordinate with existing trail efforts and to connect public and private stakeholders and agencies; and
WHEREAS, the projects identified within the plan are intended to contribute towards tourism, economic development, and cultural preservation; and
WHEREAS, there was significant interest and support for the retracement of El Cam...

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