Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

TVI Won't Be Annexed.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Joshua Akers Journal Staff Writer

* Developer's petition gets amended to exclude the school's new campus

The Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute will not be annexed by Rio Rancho for now.

West Side developer John Black presented the city of Rio Rancho with an annexation petition for his Quail Ranch development in late April. It would also have included the school's new 108-acre campus, currently under construction, within the Rio Rancho city limits.

That petition was amended last week to exclude the $19.4 million campus from the annexation, said Sandra Gaiser, director of the city's development department Tuesday.

"The developer made the decision to remove TVI," she said. …

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