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2018 Ordinances

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 9-3 SFCC 1987, THE PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCE CODE, TO INCLUDE A DEFINITION FOR QUALIFIED SMALL CONTRIBUTION; ESTABLISHING A CEILING FOR THE PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCE FUND; ESTABLISHING A NEW SECTION REGARDING QUALIFIED SMALL CONTRIBUTIONS; ESTABLISHING A NEW SECTION MANDATING MATCHING PAYMENTS BY THE CITY; ESTABLISHING A NEW SECTION REGARDING REPORTING OF QUALIFIED SMALL CONTRIBUTIONS AND MATCHING PAYMENTS; AND REPLACING ALL REFERENCES IN CHAPTER 9 OF MUNICIPAL CLERK TO CITY CLERK.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SUBSECTION 6-17.2 TO REMOVE REFERENCES TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE; REPEALING SECTION 6-17.6 REGARDING THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE; REPEALING SUBSECTION 11-11.6 REGARDING THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE; AMENDING SUBSECTION 11-11.8 TO REMOVE REFERENCES TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 6-8 AND 19-10 REGARDING THE GRIEVANCE REVIEW BOARD.

2018-26 
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, CHAPTER 14 SFCC 1987; AMENDING SECTIONS 14-10.2 AND 14-10.3 TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS FOR LEGAL NONCONFORMING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS; AND MAKING SUCH OTHER CHANGES THAT ARE NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE.

2018-25 
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF THE CITY OF SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO SENIOR LIEN GROSS RECEIPTS TAX IMPROVEMENT REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2018A IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $20,000,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEFRAYING THE COST OF CONSTRUCTING, PURCHASING, FURNISHING, EQUIPPING, REHABILITATING, MAKING ADDITIONS TO OR MAKING IMPROVEMENTS TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES OR PURCHASING OR IMPROVING ANY GROUND RELATING THERETO, OR ANY COMBINATION OF THE FOREGOING PURPOSES, AND RECONSTRUCTING, RESURFACING, MAINTAINING, REPAIRING OR OTHERWISE IMPROVING EXISTING ALLEYS, STREETS, ROADS OR BRIDGES OR ANY COMBINATION OF THE FOREGOING; PROVIDED THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING IMPROVMENTS MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ACQUISITION OF RIGHTS OF WAY; PROVIDING THAT THE BONDS WILL BE PAYABLE AND COLLECTIBLE FROM CERTAIN GROSS RECEIPTS TAX REVENUES DISTRIBUTED TO THE CITY; APPROVING THE SELECTION OF AN UNDERWRITER AND FORMS OF A PRELIMINARY OFFICIAL STATEMENT AND BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT; DELEGATING AUTHORITY TO THE MAYOR OR, IN THE MAYOR’S ABSENCE, THE CITY MANAGER OR FINANCE DIRECTOR, TO APPROVE THE FINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT, INTEREST RATES AND OTHER DETAILS OF THE BONDS WITHIN THE PARAMETERS SET FORTH IN THIS AUTHORIZING ORDINANCE, AND TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER A BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND PRICING CERTIFICATE FOR THE SALE OF THE BONDS TO THE UNDERWRITER; PROVIDING FOR THE COLLECTION OF CERTAIN GROSS RECEIPTS TAX REVENUES; APPROVING CERTAIN OTHER AGREEMENTS AND DOCUMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE BONDS; RATIFYING ACTION PREVIOUSLY TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH THE BONDS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND RELATED MATTERS.

2018-24 
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE SANTA FE ELECTION CODE, CHAPTER 9 SFCC 1987; AMENDING SUBSECTION 9-1.2 TO OPT-IN TO THE LOCAL ELECTION ACT AND TO SET THE REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION DAY AS THE FIRST TUESDAY IN NOVEMBER IN ODD-NUMBERED YEARS; ESTABLISHING A NEW SUBSECTION 9-1.18 TO CREATE A TEMPORARY TRANSITION PERIOD DURING WHICH THE TERMS OF THE CITY COUNCILORS ELECTED IN 2016 AND THE MUNICIPAL JUDGE WILL END ON DECEMBER 31, 2019 AND THE TERMS OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCILORS ELECTED IN 2018 WILL END DECEMBER 31, 2021; AND ESTABLISHING A NEW SUBSECTION 9-1.19 TO CREATE EFFECTIVE DATE CONTINGENT UPON THE VOTERS’ APPROVAL OF SANTA FE MUNICIPAL CHARTER AMENDMENTS AT THE NOVEMBER 2018 GENERAL ELECTION.

2018-23A 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF SANTA FE; CHANGING THE CLASSIFICATION FROM MU (MIXED USE) TO R-21 (RESIDENTIAL – TWENTY-ONE DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE); AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND COMPRISING 13.24+ ACRES BETWEEN GOVERNOR MILES AND INTERSTATE 25 AND CERRILLOS ROAD AND RICHARDS AVENUE (LAS SOLERAS LOT 11-B REZONING, CASE NO. 2018-49).

2018-23
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF SANTA FE; CHANGING THE CLASSIFICATION FROM MU (MIXED USE) TO R-21 (RESIDENTIAL – TWENTY-ONE DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE); AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND COMPRISING 13.24+ ACRES BETWEEN GOVERNOR MILES AND INTERSTATE 25 AND CERRILLOS ROAD AND RICHARDS AVENUE (LAS SOLERAS LOT 11-B REZONING, CASE NO. 2018-49).

2018-22 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 4 SFCC 1987 TO DESIGNATE A HEARING OFFICER TO CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARINGS RELATED TO LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS AND WAIVERS OF DISTANCE REQUIREMENTS FROM CHURCHES OR SCHOOLS, WHEN APPLICABLE, FOR LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS, SPECIAL DISPENSER PERMITS AND PUBLIC CELEBRATION PERMITS.

2018-21 
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, CHAPTER 14 SFCC 1987; AMENDING SUBSECTION 14-5.5(C)(3) TO ADD APPLICABILITY TO SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLINGS AND DETACHED MULTIPLE-FAMILY DWELLINGS; AMENDING SUBSECTION 14-5.5(C)(5) TO PROVIDE A SETBACK FROM THE AIRPORT ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY AND SCREEN WALL REQUIREMENTS FOR SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLINGS AND DETACHED MULTIPLE-FAMILY DWELLINGS; AMENDING SUBSECTION 14-5.5(C)(7) TO ADD LANDSCAPING REQUIREMENTS FOR SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLINGS AND DETACHED MULTIPLE-FAMILY DWELLINGS ADJACENT TO THE AIRPORT ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY; AND MAKING SUCH OTHER CHANGES THAT ARE NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE.

2018-20 
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE CITY OF SANTA FE UNIFORM TRAFFIC ORDINANCE; AMENDING SECTION 12-9-3.9 REGARDING THE FAILURE TO PROPERLY DISPLAY A PARKING PLACARD AS A DEFENSE AGAINST A CHARGE OF VIOLATION OF THE SUBSECTION; AND AMENDING SUBSECTION 12-9-4.5(B) TO ALLOW FOR A REDUCED DEPOSIT FOR FIRST TIME OFFENDERS OF A DESIGNATED ADA ACCESSIBLE PARKING VIOLATION WHO REQUEST AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING.

2018-19 
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF APPROXIMATELY 0.059 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY ADJOINING THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF 436 CERRILLOS ROAD AND 423(425) SANDOVAL STREET AND DESCRIBED AS “TRACT C” AS SHOWN AND DELINEATED ON A SURVEY ENTITLED, “PLAT OF SURVEY FOR PBS LIMITED LIABILITY CO.” PREPARED BY SMITH WILLIAMSON & ASSOCIATES, RICHARD E. SMITH, N.M.P.S. NO.5837, DATED FEBRUARY 8, 2000, LYING AND BEING SITUATED WITHIN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO.

2018-18 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF SANTA FE; CHANGING THE CLASSIFICATION FROM R-8 (RESIDENTIAL, 8 DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE) TO BCD-RED (BUSINESS CAPITOL DISTRICT-RAILYARD REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT); AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND COMPRISING 2.9+ ACRES WITHIN T17N, R9E, SECTIONS 23 AND 26 N.M.P.M., SANTA FE COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, LOCATED AT 551 ALARID STREET., (CASE NO. 2018-03, 551 ALARID STREET REZONING).

2018-17 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND ADDING TO CHAPTER 3 SFCC 1987 REGARDING THE SANTA FE REGIONAL AIRPORT TO FULLY COMPLY WITH FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMERCIAL AIR SERVICE.

2018-16 
AN ORDINANCE GRANTING PLATEAU TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATED A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO OPERATE A TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK WITHIN THE CITY OF SANTA FE; THE RIGHT TO USE CITY PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY TO PROVIDE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES WITHIN THE CITY; AND FIXING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THEREOF.

2018-15 
AN ORDINANCE GRANTING CYBER MESA COMPUTER SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO OPERATE A TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK WITHIN THE CITY OF SANTA FE; THE RIGHT TO USE CITY PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY TO PROVIDE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES WITHIN THE CITY; AND FIXING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THEREOF.

2018-14 
AN ORDINANCE GRANTING CONTERRA ULTRA BROADBAND, LLC A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO OPERATE A TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK WITHIN THE CITY OF SANTA FE; THE RIGHT TO USE CITY PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY TO PROVIDE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES WITHIN THE CITY; AND FIXING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THEREOF.

2018-13 
AN ORDINANCE GRANTING COMPUTER NETWORK SERVICE PROFESSIONALS, INCORPORATED DBA NMSURF A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO OPERATE A TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK WITHIN THE CITY OF SANTA FE; THE RIGHT TO USE CITY PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY TO PROVIDE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES WITHIN THE CITY; AND FIXING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THEREOF.

2018-12 
AN ORDINANCE GRANTING BROADBAND NETWORK OF NEW MEXICO, LLC A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO OPERATE A TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK WITHIN THE CITY OF SANTA FE; THE RIGHT TO USE CITY PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY TO PROVIDE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES WITHIN THE CITY; AND FIXING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THEREOF.

2018-11 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF SANTA FE; CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION FROM R-21 (RESIDENTIAL-TWENTY ONE DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE) TO C-1 (OFFICE AND RELATED COMMERCIAL) FOR THE AREA COMPRISING APPROXIMATELY 5.49 ACRES LOCATED NORTH AND SOUTH OF HOPEWELL AND MANN STREETS AND WEST OF ESPINACITAS STREET WITHIN T17N, R9E, PROJECTED SECTION 34 N.M.P.M., SANTA FE COUNTY NEW MEXICO. (HOPEWELL MANN REZONING, PLANNING COMMISSION CASE NO. 2017-139.)

2018-10 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF SANTA FE; CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL-FIVE DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE) TO C-1 (OFFICE AND RELATED COMMERCIAL) FOR THE AREA COMPRISING APPROXIMATELY 0.34 ACRES LOCATED NORTH OF 1773-1787 HOPEWELL STREET WITHIN T17N, R9E, PROJECTED SECTION 34 N.M.P.M., SANTA FE COUNTY NEW MEXICO); AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (HOPEWELL MANN REZONING, CASE NO. 2017-134).

2018-09 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 6-5 SFCC 1987 TO PROVIDE FOR THE PARTICIPATION BY THE AUDIT COMMITTEE IN THE SELECTION OF THE INTERNAL AUDITOR AND ANY CONTRACTOR PERFORMING INTERNAL AUDIT FUNCTIONS; MODIFYING THE MANNER IN WHICH MEMBERS OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE ARE APPOINTED; CLARIFYING AND STRENGTHENING THE ROLE OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE; AND MAKING OTHER SUCH CHANGES AS NECESSARY.

2018-08 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23-7.4 RELATING TO GOLF RATES AT THE MRC TO ESTABLISH OUT OF STATE RATES.

2018-07 
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE CITY OF SANTA FE UNIFORM TRAFFIC ORDINANCE; AMENDING SECTION 12-1-5.1 REGARDING THE DEFINITION FOR “AUTOCYCLE”; AMENDING SECTION 12-1-67 REGARDING THE DEFINITION OF A “SCHOOL BUS”; AMENDING SECTION 12-6-7.4 REGARDING THE OPERATION OF VEHICLES ON APPROACH OF EMERGENCY VEHICLES; AMENDING SECTION 12-7-9.2 REGARDING OPERATION OF OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES ON STREETS OR HIGHWAYS; AMENDING SECTION 12-7-9.9 REGARDING OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS; AND AMENDING SECTION 12-10-1.44 REGARDING SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS ON LAMPS.

2018-06 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 14-3.11(B) OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE TO REQUIRE PUBLIC POSTING OF CONSTRUCTION PERMITS FOR PROPERTIES THAT DO NOT ABUT PUBLIC STREETS OR ROADS.

2018-05
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 9-3.4 PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCE FUND TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF SURPLUS FUNDS TO SUPPORT A PUBLIC EDUCATION CAMPAIGN RELATING TO RANKED CHOICE VOTING FOR THE 2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTION.

2018-04 
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN, SECTION 11-11 SFCC 1987; AMENDING AND ADDING DEFINITIONS; SPECIFYING FEES ELIGIBLE FOR WAIVER; AMENDING STAFF REPORTING GUIDELINES; AMENDING THE APPLICATION REVIEW CRITERIA TO SIMPLIFY GUIDELINES; AMENDING EXHIBIT A OF SECTION 22 TO PERMIT THE WAIVER OF UEC FEES; AND MAKING OTHER SUCH CHANGES AS ARE NECESSARY.

2018-03
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SUBSECTION 23-6.2 SFCC 1987 TO ESTABLISH A MINIMUM FUND BALANCE; AND AMENDING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE CHILDREN AND YOUTH COMMISSION TO INCLUDE AN ANNUAL STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS AND RECOMMENDED FUNDING PRIORITIES.

2018-02
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE CITY OF SANTA FE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN ORDINANCE, ARTICLE 11-11 SFCC 1987; APPROVING AND ADOPTING A LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SANTA FE AND DESCARTES LABS, INC. FOR DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION OF TENANT IMPROVEMENTS; AND LEASE PAYMENTS FOR EXPANSION OF A NEW WORLD HEADQUARTERS FACILITY, A LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT.

2018-01
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 11-4 TO INCREASE THE CONTRACT APPROVAL AND BUDGET ADJUSTMENT AMOUNT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE; ADOPTING THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO PROCUREMENT CODE AS THE PURCHASING MANUAL FOR THE CITY OF SANTA FE; AND ADOPTING ADDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS FROM THE PROCUREMENT CODE.

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