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Project Overview

Western Albuquerque Land Holdings has been seeking approval of a Planned Communities Master Plan called the ‘Santolina Master Plan’ in southwestern Bernalillo County.

The plan area is approximately 13,700 acres, and is generally bound by Interstate 40 to the north, 118th Street and the escarpment open space to the east, the Pajarito Mesa to the south, and the escarpment area adjacent to the Rio Puerco Valley on the west. 

Along with access from I-40, the property is can be reached from several existing roadways, including Central Avenue, Dennis Chavez Boulevard, Atrisco Vista Boulevard, and 118th Street.

In June, 2015, the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners adopted the Santolina Level A Master Plan for the entire 13,700-acre property.

The request for approval of the more specific Santolina Level B Master plan for a 4,243-acre portion of the property was submitted in January, 2016, and is currently under review by county staff and other agencies.

County staff and other agencies are responsible for reviewing the Santolina Master Plan, paying particular attention to its overall compliance with the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan and the Planned Communities Criteria

Santolina Land Use PlanSantolina Vicinity Map


 

County Commission Votes to Continue Santolina Level A Master Plan Hearing on May 11, 2015

03/26/2015

The Bernalillo County Commission voted on March 26, 2015 to continue the Santolina Master Plan hearing, and appeals to the plan, to May 11 at 4 p.m. The commission listened to testimony on March 25 and 26, but no final action was taken.

Western Albuquerque Land Holdings requested approval of a Planned Communities Level A Master Plan and Planned Communities Zoning for 13,851 acres of undeveloped land in the southwestern area of Bernalillo County.

The Santolina Master Plan, which is contingent upon future demand and market conditions, provides a general framework for development over the next 40 to 50 years, to include residential villages and village commercial uses, two business parks, a town center, an industrial/business park, and an urban center, along with parks, trails, public open space, educational facilities, roads and utilities. Over time, the applicant proposes that the project will be developed with approximately 38,000 households and provide approximately 75,000 jobs.

The meeting will also be aired live on GOV-TV 16, available through Comcast, or online at www.bernco.gov.

To be added in the official case record prior to the hearing, all correspondence and documents covering matters before the Board of County Commissioners must be submitted by noon, eight calendar days prior to the public hearing on that matter, i.e. noon on Friday, May 1, 2015. The Board of County Commissioners may vote to waive this requirement if they determine that the material is necessary to make an informed decision on the matter. Please include the case number(s) on the documents. Correspondence may be emailed to cvereecke@bernco.gov, or mailed to 111 Union Square SE, Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM  87102 -  ATTN: Catherine VerEecke.

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Santolina Level B Master Plan - Documents/Background

On Jan. 25, 2016, the Santolina Level B Master Plan was submitted to Bernalillo County's Planning and Development Services Department. The Santolina Level B Master Plan is currently under review by Bernalillo County staff and other agencies as part of a public hearing process. The plan was considered by the County Planning Commission at its March 2, 2016 public hearing; and a series of special hearings were scheduled based on topic. 

At the January 4, 2017 public hearing, the County Planning Commission recommended to the Board of County Commissioners approval of the Santolina Level B.I Plan. Here is the Notification of Decision and here is the Staff Report compiled in advance of the Jan. 4 hearing. 

 


 

Santolina Level B.I Plan Public Hearing – April 4, 2017
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Santolina Level B.I Plan Public Hearing and Appeal - March 14, 2017
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County Planning Commission Hearing- January 4, 2017
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Bernalillo County Board Administrative Meeting - Nov. 15, 2016
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County Planning Commission - November 2, 2016
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County Planning Commission - July 21, 2016
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County Planning Commission - June 23, 2016
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County Planning Commission - May 26, 2016
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County Planning Commission - April 27, 2016
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County Planning Commission - March 2, 2016
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Level B Master Plan Submittal - Jan. 25, 2016
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In addition, a revised Level A Transportation Master Plan was submitted on Jan. 25, 2016 to address the conditions of approval for the Level A Transportation Plan.


 

Santolina Level A Master Plan - Documents/Background

The County Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners had a series of hearings on the Santolina Level A master plan throughout 2014 and 2015 - see the past meeting schedule.

To view the staff report and related attachments from the Dec. 3, 2014 CPC hearing, please go to the main meeting agenda

All documents/presentations/reports below are pertaining to the original Santolina Level A  Master Plan submittal.

Santolina Level A Master Plan - Final Documents
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June 16, 2015 Board of County Commissioners Meeting Documents
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May 28, 2015 Board of County Commissioners Meeeting Documents
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Dec. 3, 2014 - County Planning Commission Recommendations to BCC for Santolina Level A Master Plan
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Previous Plan Drafts
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Technical Appendices
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Presentations From Staff
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Original Presentations From Project Agent
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