COUNCIL BILL NO. R-13-172

By on September 13, 2013

CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTIETH COUNCIL
COUNCIL BILL NO.
R-13-172
ENACTMENT NO. R-2013-074
SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton, by request
RESOLUTION
AMENDING THE ALBUQUERQUE/BERNALILLO COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO UPDATE APPENDIX D. STATISTICAL AND MAP INFORMATION AND, IN SECTION II, FIGURE 30 DEVELOPMENT AREAS WITH ACTIVITY CENTERS AND TRANSPORTATION CORRIDORS AND FIGURE 31 DEVELOPMENT AREAS, AND TO ADD FIGURE 32 ACTIVITY CENTERS AND TRANSPORTATION CORRIDORS.
WHEREAS, the Council, the Governing Body of the City of Albuquerque, has the authority to amend the Comprehensive Plan as authorized by statute, Section 3-19-9, NMSA 1970, and by its home rule powers; and
WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan is the Rank I plan for the physical development and conservation of areas within the City of Albuquerque and unincorporated Bernalillo County, which sets out the context, goals and policies, monitoring and implementation, and supporting information to further its purpose; and
WHEREAS, it is advantageous to the City and County to incorporate current US Census and other planning-related information from state and local agencies and its own departments, and to recognize the results of planning efforts at Rank 2 and 3 levels, in order to provide a more accurate and consistent picture of existing conditions for decision-making and investment by the public and private sectors; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque adopted the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan in 1988 (Enactment Number 138-1988) and has amended parts of the Plan on various occasions, most recently in 2003, but has not revisited the Plan since then; and
WHEREAS, staff of the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County have worked together to update the subject appendix and maps as a first step toward a more complete review of the Plan; and
WHEREAS, on March 14, 2013, the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC), in its advisory role on land use and planning matters, recommended approval to the City Council of the amendment to the ALBUQUERQUE/BERNALILLO COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
HCS Pub. September 13, 2013

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