Candidates agreed that public safety and keeping police funded was important to run a “world-class city,” and that addressing homelessness is one of the city’s major pressing concerns, with most of the speakers suggesting that people sleeping on sidewalks hurt business and tourism.
Usual guidelines went to the wayside at Wednesday’s North Las Vegas City Council meeting when Mayor Pamela Goynes-Brown nominated Councilman Isaac Barron, a Rancho High School teacher, as its nonvoting member on the board.
The costs for the first two months have totaled about $110,000, and if costs continue at the current pace, the district is set to exceed its annual budget for legal services in October — just three months after hiring Gilbert.
A Nevada Commission on Ethics review panel has recommended the commission develop an opinion on an allegation that Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve violated ethics laws when she failed to disclose a professional relationship with a law firm that also worked on a home development project that came before the council.
Out of the 1,170 pre-applications for short-term rental unit licenses, just 255 applications were submitted by the original deadline. The applications submitted after the extended deadline brought the total to 830.
As the nights lengthen and summer fades into autumn, Northern Nevada housing advocates are calling on their leaders to prioritize preventing weather-related deaths, although local government officials say one of the major proposals is unworkable for now.
Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick (D-Las Vegas) pressed grand prix officials during a commission meeting Tuesday to explain how resort and casino employees would be able to access the back ends of major Strip properties.
In Nevada, SNPLMA has invested billions of dollars in the state and powered growth throughout the region, while critics have charged that it has enabled suburbanization and sprawl, straining already-precarious water resources.