Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Annexation A Step Closer.(Final)

Byline: Joshua Akers Journal Staff Writer

Letters Prepared For Quail Ranch

RIO RANCHO -- Rio Rancho is closer to expansion after meeting a city deadline Monday on an annexation proposal.

Rio Rancho has finished preparing letters that notify landowners in the 12,500-acre Quail Ranch area of the annexation proceedings, said Ed Chismar, acting city manager.

The letters are scheduled to go out by the end of the week, said Sandra Gaiser, director of the city's development department.

Chismar didn't know how many letters were going out, but he said people who own land in the area to be annexed live around the world.

In order for Rio Rancho to accept Quail Ranch's annexation request, property owners holding at least 51 percent of land in the area must agree. …

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