The Governing Body of the City of Rio Rancho will consider the following matter at its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2021:

Zone Map Amendment
Case #20-100-00012

Applicant, AMREP Southwest, Inc. through their agent, Lastrapes, Spangler & Pacheco, P.A., are requesting a change in zoning from R-1: Single Family Residential to R-4: Single Family Residential for property legally known as Lomas Encantadas Subdivision, Tract 12 and Rio Rancho Estates, Unit 20, Block 155, Lots 13-17; 20-22; 24-27 and 29-41.

Site Plan
Case No. 20-160-00010

Applicant, Kent Trauernicht, is requesting approval of a Site Plan for a 4,807sf addition to the La Esperanza Child Development Center, located at 1721 Wellspring Ave SE.

Zone Map Amendment
Case No. 20-100-000

Applicant, AMREP Southwest, is requesting approval of a Zone Map Amendment to amend the zoning of Hawksite Tract 40, from R-1: Single-Family Residential District to R-3: Mixed Residential District.

The meetings are scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 3200 Civic Center Cir. NE, Rio Rancho, NM. The public is invited and advised to attend virtually. Materials related to these items are available for viewing in the Development Services Department at City Hall.

If you would like to comment any of these applications, you are encouraged to submit a written comment to [email protected] Written comments will be read into the public record. To practice social distancing in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, you are encouraged to watch the meeting online at

Observer: December 27, 2020