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File #: O-22-46   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Council - Final Action
File created: 10/3/2022 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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
Date Action ByActionResultAction 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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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 requests for public records under IPRA; and
WHEREAS, as of 2022, the City will benefit from streamlining responsibilities regarding records management; and
WHEREAS, as of 2022, there are conflicting definitions of common public records terms in our ordinances.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQU...

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