ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuqueruqe City Councilors have signed off on buying a piece of land at the center of a development fight and preserving it as open space. Monday night, councilors approved a list of properties they hope to acquire. One of the spots was the 23-acre Poole Property near Coors and Namaste.
Members of the community have been fighting a developer that is trying to build homes on the lot. Monday, city councils approved spending more than $2million in city money and more than $4million from the state to buy that property.