City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-21-357   
Type: Executive Communication Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 6/7/2021 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's re-appointment of Mr. Robert Bello to the Landmarks and Urban Conservation Commission
Attachments: 1. EC-357


INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM April 26, 2021

TO: Cynthia D. Borrego, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's re-appointment of Mr. Robert Bello to the Landmarks and Urban Conservation Commission
body

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for re-appointment to the
Landmarks and Urban Conservation Commission in accordance with the City of Albuquerque
Ordinance 14-12-5.

APPOINTEE NAME TERM
Mr. Robert Bello April 01, 2022
1424 Roma Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Robert Bello is a historian and educator who has taught at both the University of New Mexico and the Central New Mexico Community College system and at Elmhurst College in Illinois. Bello is a homeowner and resident of the Fourth Ward Historic Overlay Zone in downtown Albuquerque where he has lived for almost twenty years. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, he has had a lifelong interest in architecture and the creation and use of urban spaces. He chose to live in the downtown Albuquerque area because he feels it is the most historically significant and architecturally dynamic area of the city. Bello is particularly interested in efforts to achieve the ideal balance between the preservation of historic architectural landmarks and the needs for infill and new construction. To this end, he has dedicated himself to community service. Bello served on the Downtown Neighborhoods Association Board of Directors for over ten years. During this time he headed the association's zoning committee. He also participated in the formulation and drafting of the Downtown Neighborhoods Sector Development Plan (SDP) which was ultimately adopted by the City of Albuquerque. Most recently Bello had the privilege of serving on the Landmarks Commission an...

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