Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Developer To Contest Ruling.

Byline: Jennifer Archibeque Journal Staff Writer

Builder Wants Acreage Annexed by Duke City

A developer who wants Albuquerque to annex his land at the mouth of Tijeras Canyon against the city's wishes said Monday he will appeal a District Court judge's decision to disallow annexation.

Mike Knight, a partner in West Tijeras Ltd. Co., had asked the Albuquerque City Council in 1999 to annex about 100 acres contiguous to Albuquerque's eastern city limits. The land is south of Interstate 40 between Four Hills and Carnuel.

The annexation would have given West Tijeras Ltd. access to city water and sewer services. But the council denied the request.

Last January, West Tijeras Ltd. …

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