CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE TWENTIETH COUNCIL COUNCIL BILL NO. O-12-27 ENACTMENT NO. O-2012-025

By on October 5, 2012

CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE

TWENTIETH COUNCIL

COUNCIL BILL NO. O-12-27  ENACTMENT NO.  O-2012-025

SPONSORED BY: Debbie O’Malley and Isaac Benton

ORDINANCE

DESIGNATINGBATAAN MEMORIAL PARKASA CITY LANDMARK.

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 3-22-3 NMSA 1978 of the Historic 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 districts 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 in the designation of the property as a City ofAlbuquerque Landmark; 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; and

WHEREAS, Bataan Memorial Park was named and forever dedicated by the Albuquerque City Commission in memory of the deeds and sacrifices of local soldiers in the 200th Coast Artillery Anti-Aircraft Regiment on Luzon in the Philippines, in a series of World War II events including the Bataan Death March.

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

HCS Pub. October 5, 2012

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