Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Retail Restrictions Tabled.

Byline: K.C. Mason Journal Staff Writer

Task Force Created To Study Proposals

Bowing to developers' pleas for more discussion, the Santa Fe City Planning Commission on Thursday night agreed to create a task force to further study a proposed ordinance that would severely restrict the location and design of so-called "big box" retail stores.

Commission chairman Dean Milligan said the task force, to be chaired by fellow planning commissioner Carmichael Dominguez, would report back to the full commission in two months.

"I don't want to deny or accept this tonight," Milligan said of the ordinance. "I need more input before we can really make an honest judgment. …

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