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Rail Yards Advisory Board

The Rail Yards Advisory Board oversees the redevelopment process and provide for an orderly, transparent process for coordinating, reviewing, and advising the City on matters related to the redevelopment of the site.

The Rail Yards Advisory Board was formed in March 2008 through Bill no. F/SR-08-47 and amended by R-13-272. The composition of the Rail Yards Advisory Board is intended to reflect the diverse interests and stakeholders associated with the site. The following is a list of the Board members and who they represent.

2020 Rail Yards Advisory Board (RYAB) Meetings

  • April 8th at 8:30 AM in the City Council Committee Room
  • August 5th at 8:30 AM on Zoom. View the Agenda.
  • December 2nd at 8:30 AM in the City Council Committee Room

Board Members

Organization Member
Mayor or Mayor's designee Lawrence Rael, Chief Operating Officer
District 2 City Councilor Isaac Benton, City Councilor
Governor's Representative Alex Romero
Senate District 12 Jerry Ortiz y Piño, State Senator
Senate District 14 Michael Padilla, State Senator
House District 11 Javier Martinez, State Representative
House District 14 Miguel Garcia, State Representative
District 2 County Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada, Commissioner
Wheels Museum Leba Freed, President
Barelas Neighborhood Dorothy Chavez, Primary neighborhood representative
Barelas Neighborhood Elena Gonzales, Alternate neighborhood representative
South Broadway Neighborhood Eddie Garcia, Primary neighborhood representative
South Broadway Neighborhood Alex Trujillo, Alternate neighborhood representative
ULI-NM District Council Jay Rembe, CEO and Founder, Rembe Design

Advisory Board Agendas, Minutes & Meeting Notes

Dates Agendas Minutes/Meeting Notes
Monday, April 20, 2009 4-20-09 RYAB Agenda 4-20-09 RYAB Minutes
Thursday, May 14, 2009 Tour of the Rail Yards 5-14-09 RYAB Agenda  
Thursday, July 23, 2009 7-23-09 RYAB Agenda 7-23-09 RYAB Minutes
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009 9-15-09 RYAB Agenda 9-15-09 RYAB Minutes
Monday, Nov. 9, 2009 11-9-09 RYAB Agenda
11-9-09 RYAB Minutes
Dec. 14, 2009 12-14-09 RYAB Agenda 12-14-09 RYAB Minutes
Jan. 11, 2010 Facilitated Meeting 1-11-10 RYAB Agenda 1-11-10 RYAB Facilitated Meeting Notes
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 This meeting has been cancelled    
Monday, March 8, 2010 Facilitated Meeting 3-8-10 RYAB Agenda 3-8-10 RYAB Facilitated Meeting Notes
Monday, April 12, 2010 Facilitated Meeting 4-12-10 RYAB Agenda 4-12-10 RYAB Facilitated Meeting Notes
Monday, May 10, 2010 Facilitated Meeting 5-10-10 RYAB Agenda 5-10-10 RYAB Facilitated Meeting Notes
Sept. 21, 2010 Selection Committee Meeting #1 9-21-10 RYAB Agenda 9-21-10 RYAB Selection Committee Mtg #1 Minutes
Oct. 19, 2010 Selection Committee Meeting #2 10-19-10 RYAB Agenda 10-19-10 RYAB Selection Committee Mtg #2 Minutes
Dec. 14, 2010 Selection Committee Meeting #23 12-14-10 RYAB Agenda 12-14-10 RYAB Selection Committee Mtg #3 Minutes
May 4, 2011 5-4-11 RYAB Agenda  
June 20, 2011 6-20-11 RYAB Agenda  
Nov. 14, 2011 11-14-11 RYAB Agenda 11-14-11 RYAB Minutes
March 14, 2012 3-14-12 RYAB Agenda 3-14-12 RYAB Minutes
Oct. 8, 2012 10-8-12 RYAB Agenda 10-8-12 RYAB Minutes
Dec. 10, 2012 12-10-12 RYAB Agenda  
Jan. 9, 2013 1-9-13 RYAB Agenda

1-19-13 RYAB Minutes

May 9, 2013   Minutes
September 26, 2013 Agenda Minutes
October 29, 2013 Agenda Minutes
November 21, 2013 Agenda Minutes
March 6, 2014 Agenda Minutes
January 6, 2015 Agenda Minutes
November 10, 2016 Agenda Minutes
July 19, 2017 Agenda Minutes
April 4, 2018 Agenda Minutes
July 12, 2018 Agenda Minutes
September 25, 2018 Agenda Minutes (DRAFT)
August 29, 2019 Agenda Minutes
August 5, 2020 Agenda Minutes