Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Panel May Study East Mountain Plan.(COMMUNITY)

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

The first step to revising Bernalillo County's East Mountain Area Plan and enacting the plan's performance criteria is to put together an advisory committee to recommend changes.

About 25 East Mountains residents gathered at a planning meeting with Commissioner Michael Brasher on Tuesday at Los Vecinos Community Center to discuss updating the plan -- a plan many in attendance said was only half done when it was adopted by the county in 1992.

"There definitely needs to be an updating of the area plan," said Fred Rael, an East Mountains resident and member of the East Mountain Area Association.

The East Mountain Area Plan was adopted by the Bernalillo County Commission in 1992 as a guideline for development in the East Mountains. …

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