Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Land-Use Committee Rejects Annexation Bid.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

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Requests that the city annex 23 rural acres, which had been opposed by Bernalillo County, were rejected by the city's land-use committee on Wednesday.

Developers had planned to put three homes per acre on the two parcels of 10 and 13 acres. Density in the North Albuquerque Acres area is one home per acre.

The annexations were accompanied by requests to amend the La Cueva Sector Development Plan to include the parcels and to change zoning to reflect the higher density.

The Land Use, Planning and Zoning Committee's vote was 5-0, said Laura Mason, senior policy analyst for the City Council staff. …

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