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File #: O-22-46   
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 10/3/2022 In control: Finance & Government Operations Committee
Final action: 12/5/2022
Enactment date: 12/20/2022 Enactment #: O-2022-044
Title: Repealing The City Of Albuquerque Code Of Ordinance Sections 2-6-4-1 Through 2-6-4-6, The "Records Analysis And Disposition Committee" Ordinance And Replacing It With A New Ordinance; Amending The Existing Open Records Ordinance Sections 2-7-6-1 Through Section 2-7-6-7, The "Open Records Ordinance;" Repealing Sections 2-7-7-1 To 3 (Fiebelkorn, by request)
Sponsors: Tammy Fiebelkorn (By Request)
Attachments: 1. O-46, 2. O-46Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
12/27/2022 City Clerk Published  Action details
12/19/2022 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
12/9/2022 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
12/5/2022 City Council PassedPass Action details
11/21/2022 City Council Accepted with a recommendation Do Pass, As Amended  Action details
11/14/2022 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do Pass, as AmendedPass Action details
11/14/2022 Finance & Government Operations Committee AmendedPass Action details
10/3/2022 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
10/3/2022 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FIFTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-22-46 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Tammy Fiebelkorn, by request


ORDINANCE
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Repealing The City Of Albuquerque Code Of Ordinance Sections 2-6-4-1 Through 2-6-4-6, The "Records Analysis And Disposition Committee" Ordinance And Replacing It With A New Ordinance; Amending The Existing Open Records Ordinance Sections 2-7-6-1 Through Section 2-7-6-7, The "Open Records Ordinance;" Repealing Sections 2-7-7-1 To 3 (Fiebelkorn, by request)
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REPEALING THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE CODE OF ORDINANCE SECTIONS 2-6-4-1 THROUGH 2-6-4-6, THE "RECORDS ANALYSIS AND DISPOSITION COMMITTEE" ORDINANCE AND REPLACING IT WITH A NEW ORDINANCE; AMENDING THE EXISTING OPEN RECORDS ORDINANCE SECTIONS 2-7-6-1 THROUGH SECTION 2-7-6-7, THE "OPEN RECORDS ORDINANCE"; REPEALING SECTIONS 2-7-7-1 TO 3.
WHEREAS, the City is generating more and more records each year; and
WHEREAS, the City's ordinance governing retention and disposition of records - the Records Retention and Disposition Committee Ordinance - has not been reviewed or amended since 1976; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque is a public body subject to the Inspection of Public Records Act; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque receives an increasing number of requests each year; and
WHEREAS, in 2018, the City received approximately seven-thousand (7,000) requests for public records and since then the volume of requests for public records has increased by ten to thirty percent (10-30%) each year; and
WHEREAS, in 2022, the City of Albuquerque appears to be on track to receive eleven-thousand (11,000) requests for public records, which may be more than any other public body in New Mexico; and
WHEREAS, a growing majority of these requests appear to be submitted by commercial entities; and
WHEREAS, as of 2022, the City of Albuquerque employed at least twelve people who worked on a full or part time basis on processing ...

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