Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Carnuel Looks Into Annexation.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Jennifer Archibeque Journal Staff Writer

Tijeras Preferred To Albuquerque

Saying they would rather be part of Tijeras than Albuquerque, Carnuel residents have asked the Tijeras Village Council 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.

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.

Residents said the annexation issue has resurfaced because of the proposed merger of Bernalillo County and Albuquerque governments. …

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