Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

City, Las Campanas Will Mediate.(Journal North)

Byline: John T. Huddy Journal Staff Writer

Resolution Sought By End of Month

Opting for mediation rather than litigation, Santa Fe city officials and leaders of the Las Campanas subdivision agreed Monday to put their issues on the table in hopes of reaching a compromise ahead of a trial.

Las Campanas leaders announced they and city officials have agreed to enter into mediation this month. Both sides hope to come to some kind of resolution by the end of May.

The legal wrangling between the city and Las Campanas started last summer, when Santa Fe was hit with one of the worst droughts on record. City leaders demanded Las Campanas reduce its water use to conform to city Stage 3 drought restrictions. …

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