Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Carnuel Wants To Be Part of Tijeras.

Byline: Jennifer Archibeque Journal Staff Writer

Possible City-County Merger Led to Move

Saying they would rather be part of Tijeras than Albuquerque, Carnuel residents asked the Tijeras Village Council on Monday to consider annexing their community.

"We would like to petition to be annexed," said Carnuel resident Adelicio Herrera, adding that he had passed out petitions soliciting support from other residents.

Carnuel residents made the request at the council's regular meeting Monday evening. Herrera said this is not the first time Carnuel residents have requested that Tijeras annex the community. The issue has been brought up in the past but nothing came of it, he said. …

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