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A. The purpose of Sections 3-7-11 through 3-7-16 NMSA 1978 is to establish an independent commission known as the “municipal boundary commission” to determine the annexation of territory to a municipality whenever:
(1) the municipality petitions the municipal boundary commission to annex territory to the municipality; or
(2) a majority of the landowners of the territory proposed to be annexed petition the municipal boundary commission to annex the territory to the municipality.
B. The municipal boundary commission shall hear a request for municipal annexation of a traditional historic community only upon petition of a majority of the qualified electors of the territory within the traditional historic community.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 3. Municipalities § 3-7-11. Municipal boundary commission; purpose - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-3-municipalities/nm-st-sect-3-7-11/
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