News and Updates

Update:

The proposed Edith Transfer Station will be on the agenda of the September 14, 2017 meeting of the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) at the Plaza del Sol hearing room, 600 2nd Street NW.

95% Design

On October 13, 2016, Mayor Richard Berry announced that 95% design plans for the Proposed Edith Transfer Station & Convenience Center are complete. Click here to read the news release, and click here to view renderings of the 95% design.

N.M. Environment Department Permit Application

On September 1, 2016, the City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Management Department filed an application for a permit for the Edith Transfer Station and Convenience Center with the New Mexico Environment Department. Click here to view the public notice.
Click here to view the full permit application. Please note it is a large document and will take time to download.

Declaration of M-1 Zoning & Appeal

On June 10, 2016, the City of Albuquerque Code Enforcement Division declared the site of the proposed Edith Transfer Station & Convenience Center permissive for an M-1 zone. Click here to read that declaration.

On July 1, 2016, the Greater Gardner Neighborhood Association appealed that zoning. Click here to view that appeal. You can also view additional appeal documents by leaving this site and clicking here.

On August 26, 2016, the Land Use Hearing Officer issued a recommendation to the Albuquerque City Council on the M-1 zoning of the proposed Edith Transfer Station & Convenience Center based on an appeal from the Westside Coalition of Neighborhoods. Click here to view that recommendation.

On September 7, 2016, the Albuquerque City Council took action on the Land Use Hearing Officer’s Recommendation. Click here for minutes of that meeting.

Environmental Planning Commission

On Thursday, November 5, 2015 the Albuquerque Environmental Planning Commission voted 6-3 to approve a the requested zone change and site development plan for the Proposed Edith Transfer Station. Click Here to review the PowerPoint Presentation presented at that hearing. Click here to view the video simulation of the public access drive-thru at the site. Click here to view a video comparing rapidly-closing doors versus conventional doors. Click here to view an aerial video simulation of the site development plan. All videos were presented at the EPC hearing. Click here to listen to an audio file of the hearing.

Preferred Design Alternative Chosen

The City of Albuquerque has announced that it will present Site Plan C to the Environmental Planning Commission as the preferred design alternative for the Proposed Edith Transfer Station Project. Click here to read the letter by Michael J. Riordan, Chief Operations Officer of the City of Albuquerque, announcing the decision.CABQ-letter

Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes

The Design Advisory Task Force (DATF), formerly the Citizens Advisory Committee, is providing input on the design of the Proposed Edith Transfer Station Project.  Minutes from CAC meetings will be posted.

  • Click here to read summary notes from the December 2014 meeting.
  • Click here to read summary notes from the February 2015 meeting.
  • Click here to read summary notes from the March 2015 meeting.
  • Click here to read summary notes from the April 2015 meeting.
  • Click here to read summary notes from the May 2015 meeting.
  • Click here to read summary notes from the June 2015 meeting.

 


Environmental Planning Commission Hearing Scheduled

The City of Albuquerque Environmental Planning Commission will review the site development plan for the Proposed Edith Transfer Station on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 8:30 a.m. in the Plaza Del Sol Hearing Room, 600 Second Street NW. The public is invited to attend.

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Resources from the Public Meeting

The City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Management Department and the City of Albuquerque Department of Municipal Development held a public meeting for the proposed Edith Transfer Station Project on Tuesday, January 20. Resources are now available.

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