City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-21-326   
Type: Executive Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 4/19/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 5/3/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's appointment of Mr. Scott A. Smith to the Metropolitan Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
Attachments: 1. EC-326


INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM April 9, 2021

TO: Cynthia D. Borrego, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's appointment of Mr. Scott A. Smith to the Metropolitan Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
body

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for appointment to the
Metropolitan Parks and Recreation Advisory Board in accordance with the City of Albuquerque
Ordinance 10-5-3.


APPOINTEE NAME TERM
Mr. Scott A. Smith September 30, 2022
3300 Chelwood Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111

A native of Monticello, Indiana, Mr. Scott Smith moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2017 following 11 years of service as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army. Despite never having visited Albuquerque prior to becoming a resident, Scott knew the location had enormous potential due to its low cost of living, cultural diversity, and abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. He is happy to report the city did not disappoint. Scott strongly believes that one of ABQ's greatest assets is how easily residents can access spaces to enjoy New Mexico's mountains, sunsets, blue skies, and fresh air. As the density of urban population's increases, the maintenance and improvement of the city's numerous parks will only become more important to preserve the city's natural beauty, provide environments for local wildlife to thrive and coexist with humanity, and distinguish Albuquerque from other metro areas. Mr. Smith hopes that his professionalism, maturity, and respect for nature will allow his efforts as a member of the CABQ Metropolitan Parks & Recreation Advisory Board to benefit and preserve District 8 parks for current and future generations of its residents.

A resident of Council District 8, Mr. Smith will represent the district on this Board and his firs...

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