Action Plan

TAKE ACTION!


It’s up to all of us to take action and get a new oil & gas ordinance that protects our shared water aquifer, our lands, and all life in the Albuquerque Basin!  Choose the actions that work for you!


1) Attend all County Commission Meetings and make yourself heard!


If you don't wish to speak, carry a sign and be seen!


SANDOVAL COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING DATES

NOTE: If you wish to speak, you must place your name on the sign-in sheet inside the chambers, before the meeting begins (Do not rely on the sign-in sheet downstairs!)

  • September 20th
  • October 4th - Schedule O&G Ordinance meetings
  • October 18th - Public Comment + Work Session
    • PRESENTATIONS
      • New Mexico Tech
      • Citizens Working Group Science Team
      • Citizens Working Group Ordinance Team
      • Baseline or Baseline/Science Team SWG-OC v.3 merge.
    • SOVEREIGN PUEBLO and TRIBE COMMENTS 
  • October 19th - Publish Oct 18 meeting outcome
  • November 1st, Thursday
    • Sandoval County Commission Work Session for oil and gas ordinance - these proposed ordinances have been revised by the referenced Commissioner and will be on the agenda for review, discussion, and drafting: "Draft Ordinance" (Chapman), Baseline (Block), Citizens Working Group Science Team (Heil - with specifics incorporated from the Citizens Working Group OT).
    • No oral public comments will be taken.  PLEASE SHOW UP ANYWAY TO BE INFORMED!
    • THERE MAY BE A POSSIBLE VOTE DURING THIS MEETING TO PUBLICLY POST ONE OF THESE ORDINANCES FOR FINAL ACTION ON NOVEMBER 29.
While the Citizens Working Group-Science Team ordinance, as amended during this meeting, came extremely close, it failed on the final vote, and therefore no ordinance was approved for publication at the November 1st meeting.

* * * PLEASE CHECK THIS SCHEDULE FOR CHANGES AND UPDATES TO THE BELOW DATES & AGENDAS AS THEY MAY OCCUR:
  • November 8, Thursday
    • Sandoval County Commission work session #2 on oil and gas ordinance.  (see November 1st above for reference.) No oral public comments will be taken on oil and gas.
    • Regular agenda items not oil and gas are also scheduled.
  • November 15th - CANCELLED: No Commission meeting
  • November 29th, Thursday
    • Sandoval County Commission meeting for oil and gas ordinance discussion and possible vote on final ordinance.
    • Oral public comment on oil and gas will be taken. 
    • Final Vote possible.
  • November 30th - Publish Nov 29 meeting outcome
  • December 13th - Oil and gas on the agenda is TBD.

ADDRESS 

Upstairs
1500 Idalia Road, Building D, Bernalillo, NM 87004
505-867-7500

2) Call or e-mail members of the Sandoval County Commission, especially:


3) Submit your written public comment: www.sandovalcountynm.gov/ogordinance



4) Write a letter to the editor:


5) Lobby your state representative and state senator.

  • Ask them if they've seen SACRED LAND, SACRED WATER!
  • Ask them to weigh-in at an upcoming Sandoval County Commission meeting!


6) Engage and refer friends & neighbors to social media, especially Twitter and Facebook, to get more folks involved! Build your own networks of activists!


7) Get friends and neighbors together and host a screening.


8) Gift the DVD to your friends and associates, your representatives, local library and businesses:


9) Attend local screenings, rallies, marches and other events: monitor the Screenings & Events page.


10) Create and post signs and yard signs in your community!


Vote!

Choose the best method for you - just be sure to vote!

    • Vote early
    • Vote by absentee ballot (paper ballot)
    • Vote Tuesday, November 6, 2018


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