COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S O-11-70

By on November 11, 2011

CITY of ALBUQUERQUE

NINETEENTH COUNCIL

COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S O-11-70

ENACTMENT NO. O-2011-032

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton, by request

ORDINANCE

DESIGNATING THE AT & SF RAILROAD HOSPITAL COMPLEX AS A CITY OFALBUQUERQUELANDMARK.

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 3-22-3 NMSA 1978 of the Historical District and Landmark Act the City Council, the governing body of the City of Albuquerque, has the authority to adopt zoning districts designating certain areas as historical areas and to adopt and enforce regulations and restrictions within such district relating to the erection, alteration and destruction of those exterior features of buildings and other structures subject to public view from any public street, way or other public place; and

WHEREAS, the authority conferred by the Historic District and Landmark Act is consistent with the authority of the City Council to amend the Zone Map for the physical development of areas within the planning and platting jurisdiction of the City as authorized by Section 3-19-3, NMSA 1978, and by the City of Albuquerque’s home rule powers; and

WHEREAS, the protection, reuse, and enhancement of significant historic buildings and districts is a goal of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS the property owner consents to the designation of the property as a City ofAlbuquerque Landmark; and

WHEREAS, the AT & SF Railroad Hospital Complex has historic and cultural significance through its listing on the New Mexico Register of Cultural Properties and the National Register of Historic Places; and

WHEREAS, the Landmarks and Urban Conservation Commission, in its advisory role on historic preservation matters has recommended City Council approval of the landmark designation.

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

HCS Pub. November 11, 2011

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