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Statutes > New-mexico > Chapter-3 > Article-7 > Section-3-7-5

3-7-5. Annexation; arbitration; resolution of intent.

If the governing body of a municipality desires to annex contiguous territory, the governing body may, by resolution, declare that the benefits of municipal government are or can be made available within a reasonable time to the territory proposed to be annexed and that it desires to annex such territory. A copy of the resolution with a copy of a plat of the territory proposed to be annexed shall be filed with the county clerk.