The collection is comprised of correspondence, maps, reports, and economic development plans from Ricki Barlow, the Las Vegas City Council representative for ward five, dating from 2006 to 2015. The collection includes information about development plans for West Las Vegas, Nevada and downtown Las Vegas, Nevada.
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The collection is comprised of correspondence, maps, meeting minutes, reports, and economic development plans from Ricki Barlow, the Las Vegas City Council representative for ward five, dating from 2006 to 2015. The collection includes information about development plans for West Las Vegas, Nevada and downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. These plans relate to public improvements such as parks and improved pedestrian access to city features. The collection also includes information about various programs such as the My Brothers Keeper program and efforts to reduce food insecurity in Las Vegas. The collection also contains various zoning variance requests and meeting minutes related to the requests.
Collection is open for research.
Materials in this collection may be protected by copyrights and other rights. See Reproductions and Use on the UNLV Special Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish.
Materials remain in original order.
Biographical / Historical Note
Ricki Barlow is a former Las Vegas, Nevada City Council representative for ward five. Barlow earned a degree in Political Science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1995. Barlow began his public service career when he worked for then United States Senator Richard Bryan as a legislative aide. After working with Senator Bryan, Barlow joined the City of Las Vegas Mayor and City Council Office as a council liaison. In 2007, Barlow was elected to the City Council of Las Vegas representing ward five. Barlow held this position until 2018 when he was convicted of campaign fraud. While a member of the Las Vegas City Council Barlow worked to preserve the history of Historic West Las Vegas, Nevada neighborhoods and to revitalize Las Vegas's Cultural Corridor, an area of town that stretches down Las Vegas Boulevard from the U.S. 95 to Washington Avenue, which houses many of the city's museums and cultural centers.
Ricardo Torres-Cortez, "Former Las Vegas Councilman Ricki Barlow Sentenced to 1 month,"
Ricky Barlow City Council Papers, 2006-2015. MS-00870. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Materials were donated in 2017 by Ricki Barlow; accession number 2017-154.
In 2019, Maggie Bukowski processed the collection minimally during accessioning and subsequently entered the information into ArchivesSpace.