Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

County Decries Proposal.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Panel: Include SF In St. Vincent Work

The Santa Fe County Commission has joined Santa Fe city officials in condemning a legislative proposal that would take review of planned redevelopment of the old St. Vincent Hospital property in downtown Santa Fe out of city government's hands.

The commission issued a statement Friday expressing support for the city's right to review the redevelopment plans and opposing "the usurpation of local government authority" by proposed Senate Joint Resolution 33.

The measure would leave it to state government to approve how a private developer uses the old hospital buildings. The Auerbach Palace LLC firm wants to buy the property from the state for $10. …

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