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District 2 Newsletter 1/30/2015

Hello Neighbors,

Legislation of Interest

  • The updated Neighborhood Traffic Management Program (NTMP) R-14-99 (Benton, by request)  will be on the agenda for the City Council meeting on Monday, February 2 at 5:00 pm in the Vincent Griego Chambers in the basement of City Hall.  The manual will be used by the Traffic Engineering Division of the Department of Municipal Development to address speeding, cut-through traffic and other issues on residential streets.
  • Downtown Walkability R-15-152 (Benton) adopting recommendations of Jeff Speck’s September 2014 Downtown Walkability Analysis as a City policy for prioritizing multi-modal improvements in the downtown area will have a first hearing at the Land Use Planning & Zoning (LUPZ) Committee on Wednesday, February 11 at 5:00 pm in the Council Committee Room, 9th floor of City Hall.
  • R-14-142 Bikeways and Trails Plan (Benton, by request) will have another hearing at LUPZ on Wednesday, February 11 at 5:00 pm in the Council Committee Room, 9th floor of City Hall.
  • O-14-20 Secondary Dwelling Units (Benton) is scheduled for a hearing at LUPZ on Wednesday, February 11 at 5:00 pm in the Council Committee Room, 9th floor of City Hall.  O-14-20 amends the Zoning Code to add a definition and regulations for secondary dwelling units.  The proposed amendment would make secondary dwelling units a conditional use in the R-1 and RO-1 zones and a permissive use in the R-G and R-2 zones.  It also establishes design, size, parking, and occupancy regulations for secondary dwelling units.
  • Complete Streets Ordinance O-14-27 (Benton) was passed unanimously at the January 21 meeting.  Urge the Mayor to sign it!
  • Small Loan Business Regulations O-14-22 (Benton) was also adopted by an unanimous vote at the last Council meeting.  As adopted, the ordinance requires a minimum separation distance of one mile between small loan businesses and also requires annual registration.

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Sincerely,
Isaac Benton
City Councilor, District 2
http://www.cabq.gov/council/councilors/district-2

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