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File #: R-23-131   
Type: Resolution Status: In Council - Final Action
File created: 5/1/2023 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: F/S Authorizing A Proposition To Be Submitted To The Voters At The Next Local Election To Be Held In The City Of Albuquerque Concerning Amendments To The Albuquerque City Charter; Providing The Form Of The Question And The Designation Clause For Such Question On The Ballot (Sanchez, Grout)
Sponsors: Louie Sanchez, Renee Grout
Attachments: 1. R-131, 2. R-131 Proposed Floor Substitute
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FIFTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S R-23-131 ENACTMENT NO. ________________

SPONSORED BY: Louie Sanchez and Renee Grout


RESOLUTION
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F/S Authorizing A Proposition To Be Submitted To The Voters At The Next Local Election To Be Held In The City Of Albuquerque Concerning Amendments To The Albuquerque City Charter; Providing The Form Of The Question And The Designation Clause For Such Question On The Ballot (Sanchez, Grout)
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WHEREAS, Proposition P-23-1 proposes to amend Articles IV, V, VII, X, XI, and XVII of the Albuquerque City Charter to adopt a Council-Manager form of government; and
WHEREAS, P-23-1 specifies that the City Clerk is required to coordinate with the Bernalillo County Clerk to prepare and file any necessary documents and agreements for an election on P-23-1; and
WHEREAS, Pursuant to Article VI of the Albuquerque City Charter, amendments to the Charter may be proposed by the Council and must be approved by a vote of a majority of all Councilors plus one.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. The City Clerk is instructed to place the following proposal on the next municipal election ballot, and the qualified voters of the City of Albuquerque shall be permitted to vote "for" or "against" the following proposition:
(A) QUESTION TO BE SUBMITTED.
(1) PROPOSITION. The City Clerk is instructed to coordinate with the Bernalillo County Clerk to submit the following summary, title, and complete text of the following proposed Charter amendments to the City's qualified, registered voters who shall be permitted to vote "for" or "against." The ballot face shall be in substantially the following form:

OFFICIAL ELECTION BALLOT
LOCAL ELECTION
HELD NOVEMBER 7, 2023

PROPOSITION 1: Proposition to amend Articles IV, V, VII, X, XI, and XVII of the Albuquerque City Charter to adopt a Council-Manager form of government.

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