Peter N. Ives
City Councilor, District 2
200 Lincoln Ave
P.O. Box 909
Ph: (505) 955-6816
Fax: (505) 955-6683
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Councilor Peter Ives is serving his first term as City Councilor, having been elected in 2012.
He serves on these boards and committees:
- Water Conservation Committee - Chair
- Finance Committee - Member
- Public Works/CIP & Land Use Committee - Member
- Solid Waste Management Joint Powers Board - Member
Councilor Ives ran on a platform of supporting sustainability and recycling programs, encouraging public participation, and finding alternative solutions to common problems that affect neighborhoods–i.e. traffic that is diverted through neighborhoods when a road or street is under construction. He is working to strengthen programs that encourage more tourism.
Education and Experience
The City Council’s only attorney, Ives has been the Senior Counsel for the Trust for Public Lands (TPL) since 1998. He spent 15 years in private law practice prior to joining TPL. Ives serves on the boards of the New Mexico Activities Association Foundation, Diné People’s Legal Services, and New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts. He serves as an officer of the Knights of Columbus for St. Francis Cathedral Council 1717.
Councilor Ives has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Harvard College and a law degree from Georgetown University. He is married to attorney Patricia Salazar-Ives. They have three grown children, Carolyn, Sarah and Patrick.