Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Timing Plays Part In Annexing N.M. 47.

Byline: Tara King Journal Staff Writer

The question of whether the village of Bosque Farms or the village of Los Lunas will annex a strip of N.M. 47 through unincorporated Peralta has a new wrinkle.

Because Bosque Farms filed its petition to annex the 1.7-mile strip with the state Municipal Boundary Commission before landowners submitted petitions asking to be annexed by Los Lunas, Bosque Farms might get the first crack at annexation.

"The boundary commission received petitions from the village of Bosque Farms prior to the village of Los Lunas receiving petitions from landowners," City Attorney Larry Guggino told the Los Lunas Planning and Zoning Commission at its regular meeting Wednesday night. …

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