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April 19, 2014
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Regional Fire Services
by John Howe

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April 12, 2014

Community Meetings
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Palomino Valley
Warm Springs
Community Forum

Focus was on whether to have CABs or Community Forums
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April 2, 2014
zNevada Lands Management Task Force presents their recommendations to the Clark County Commission._ More >

March 25, 2014
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Truckee River Flood Management Authority presents reorganization plan with staff reclassification and job descriptions with pay increases.
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March 10, 2014
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Update on the proposed Truckee  Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) merger with Washoe County Dept. of Water Resources_ More >

Feb. 28, 2014

Golden Valley
Water Basin Recharge

Is there a parallel issue here, not being mentioned. More >


Feb. 17, 2014

Op-Ed

LANGUAGE
Its Use in Deception
by Sharon Spencer
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Updated Feb. 17, 2014
Updated Jan. 17, 2014
Jan. 9, 2014

Honey Lake Water V2
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County Commission considers purchase of approximately 3,400 acre feet of unproven groundwater rights for $7,180,000-
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Feb. 10, 2014

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NVCAB

Commissioner Bonnie Weber and Attorney Bob Marshall present their plan for the County to purchase water rights from Bob Marshall. _ More >


Feb. 3, 2013
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Regional (Fire)
Governance Alternatives
Blaine Cartlidge
Deputy District Attorney, followed with a discussion on that and other issues.
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Jan, 23, 2014

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Personal appearance by
Washoe County Manager,
John Slaughter
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Jan..20, 2014

Integrity
is the top
leadership trait, executives say


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Jan, 16, 2014

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Surgeon General Releases 50th Anniversary Report on Smoking and Health
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Jan..7, 2014

Public Relations People to Replace News Reporters

Public relations job sector to increase by 23 percent from 2010-to 2020, while journalism jobs are expected to decline by eight percent. Yahoo reports. Additionally, there will be, salesman posing as reporters.
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Dec 26, 2013
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Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Now that the deal is done, what will the impacts be?
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Dec. 11, 2013

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Julie Masterpool, P.E. RTC

Newly Created
Citizen Advisory Board
Held First Meeting
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Nov. 6, 2013

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Presentation by
Kevin Dick, District Health Officer on status of Health Departments many operations.
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Oct. 25, 2013

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The Effects on
Employers and Employees
of the
Affordable Care Act
(Obama Care)
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Oct. 24, 2013

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District Health Board
Appointed Kevin Dick
as District Health Officer
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Oct. 18, 2013

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Former Washoe District Health Officer, Joseph Iser, MD
has now . . .
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Oct. 8, 2013

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Search for Washoe County Manager
There are 11 candidates with a few familiar names
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Sept. 23, 2013
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Blue Ribbon Committee
on Regional Fire

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Sep. 20, 2013

The Latest Round in the Gun Control
-v-
2nd Amendment
Debate

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Sept. 10, 2013
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Finance Director,
Robert Chisel fields
questions from members of
the Finacial Advisory Board
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Aug. 28, 2013
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Blue Ribbon Committee
on Regional Fire

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Aug. 19, 2013

Ruling on Lawsuit Seeking Removal
from Office of
4 Washoe County
Elected Officials

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DA Richard Gammick,
and Commissioners:
* Bonnie Weber,
* Kitty Jung,
* David Humke

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News

April 17, 2014

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The Advantage of Incumbency

Bonnie Weber now in her twelfth and final year as County Commissioner, now hopes to parlay that into a seat on the Reno City Council._ More >


April 14, 2014

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Water Importation

Commissioner Bonnie Weber describes how she and Bob Marshall will be renewing their efforts of purchasing Marshall's water_ More >


April 5, 2014
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Joint Meeting of the Reno Charter Committee and Financial Advisory Board--Considering placing caps on future indebtedness. _ More >

March 15, 2014
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Golden Valley
water recharge program

(Where have they been
Where are they now
Where will they be)

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March 3, 2014

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The Nevada Supreme Court's ruling on the eligibility of termed out Reno City Council members, running for Mayor.
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Feb. 25, 2014

Public Sector Cuts
Part-Time Shifts to Circumvent ACA (Obama Care)

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Feb. 6, 2014

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Fred Hillerby, Lobbyist
"Inside Baseball"

With this item, is the rare opportunity to see the arrangements between Lobbyist and their contracting organization.

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Jan, 24, 2014

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Nevada Land Management
Task Force
(Sagebrush Rebellion v2.0)
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Jan, 17, 2014

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County Commission considers purchase of approximately 3,400 acre feet of unproven groundwater rights for $7,180,000-
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Jan, 16, 2014

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The first meeting of the
new OEC with a
new managment team
and five new members
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Jan..9, 2014

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Latest in Water Importation

Discussion and Possible approval
of Another Water Importation
Requested by
Commissioner Bonnie Weber
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Jan..8, 2014

Public Sector pension plans changing to make them more financially sustainable

Many local governments are making changes to their employees pension plans such as:   New hires will have: increased contributions, greater age and service requirements and possibly decreased pension benefits for new hires, reports Public Management Magazine (PM magazine)
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Dec. 26, 2013

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Bureau of Consumer Protection (BCP)
Discussed are
Hot topics of the day
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Dec. 6, 2013

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Tracking Santa

North American
Aerospace Defense Command
(NORAD)

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Nov. 23, 2013

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Common Core
A National Education Curriculum
Presentation in Opposition
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Nov. 21, 2013

Washoe County Senior Services holds
listening session with public

Discussions focused on transportation issue with general dissatisfaction being expressed for Regional Transportation (RTC) with the shrinking of Bus routes and degradation of the Access Service. There was no discussion of possible projects to include in the Master Plan. Due to illness Director Grady Tarbutton was not in attendance, Anita Ritter filled in. ###

Nov. 11, 2013

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Chairman Humke
speaks to AB46
In what may be the last time before the Commission takes final action he sums up the issue in just 8 minutes.
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he will vote?
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Oct. 7, 2012

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Financial Advisory Board reviews Whistleblower Policy
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Sept. 25, 2013

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School Board develops strategy on AB46 and how to deal with the County Commission
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Sep. 17, 2013

County Commission
Processing Imposition of
AB46 Special School Taxes
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Sept. 9, 2013
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South Truckee Meadows General Improvement District (STMGID)
A discussion on
transferring funds
from one account to another
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Aug. 26, 2013
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Commissioner Vaughn Hartung host Town Hall
Candid discussion on AB46
the Schools Capital Facilities Funding bill
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Aug. 13, 2013

County Commission Update on
Imposition of
Special School Taxes

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July 29, 2013
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TMFPD's
Blue Ribbon Committee on Regional Fire (BRC)
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July 16, 2013
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Reno
the Smartest Little City
in the World!
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Announcements
News
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Updated April 17, 2014
April 2, 2014
The Downtown Reno Library wins $500 for best in category in the Gale/Cengage Beautiful Library contest.
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The Downtown Reno Library is entered in the "coolest interior" category. By winning this popular vote the Library could win up to $2,500. _ More >

April 9, 2014
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Sheriff Candidates
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April 1, 2014
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Vladimir Putin gives his reasons for his annexation of Crimea
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March 21, 2014
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Waste Management’s
Single-Stream
Recycling Program
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March 15, 2014

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Termed out Washoe County Commissioner Bonnie Weber having held the office for 12 years is now running for Reno City Council.

To allay any concerns, she explains her unusual residency circumstances. More >


Feb. 25, 2014

Future of Regional Animal Services

Overhaul of
Pet Laws Proposed
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Updated Feb. 20, 2014
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South Truckee Meadows
Washoe Valley
Citizens Advisory Board
(STMCAB)

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Update - Feb. 8, 2014
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What's in a Word?
Featured Word
Stakeholder

Updated Feb. 20, 2014
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Richard Elloyan

Come in from the Cold
Entertainment Series

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Jan, 28, 2014

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Jan. 20, 2014
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Contraband

Come in from the Cold
Entertainment Series

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Jan. 3, 2014
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Washoe County Manager
John Slaughter
announced he has appointed Kevin Schiller the new
Assistant County Manager
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Dec 12, 2013
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Meet Rick Fineberg:
Candidate for
Assembly District 25
challenging
Assemblyman Pat Hickey
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Nov. 22, 2013
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Lisa Krasner
cadidate
Assembly District 26
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Nov. 4, 2013

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Is this the future of Land use, zoning, Transportation and the Local Economy?

The “Smart Growth” organization is apparently selling these Concepts, with some success, to Local Governments nation wide.

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Powerpoint presentation>>


Oct. 22, 2013

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Sharon Zadra

Town Hall Meeting
Sharon Zadra ,Ward 2,
Reno City Council Member
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Oct. 15, 2013
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Is there any law or tenet that prohibits an elected official from saying beforehand how they are going to vote on an issue?
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Updated Sept. 9, 2013

Sept. 4, 2013

Organizational Effectiveness Committee (OEC) Receives Update on AB46 (Schools Capital Facilities Funding Bill)
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Aug. 23, 2013

Congressman, Mark Amodei's (CD2) “immigration listening session,” had a large turnout. As expected most people were there to support immigration.
Immigration Reform consumed virtually all of the time (1:40.) Many questions suggest that the questioners would directly benefit from “Immigration Reform.” Mark Amodei made himself abundantly clear, that he is a strong advocate of “Immigration Reform” in all aspects.


Aug. 3, 2013

Open Letter

An Open Letter to Jon Ralston of "Ralston Reports" from Ms. Juanita Cox, long time citizen activist.
Subject -- gun registration
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July 25, 2013

"They're Back"
Citizen Advisory Boards (CAB)

Have you been interested in joining a Citizen Advisory Board? With the return of the restructured CABs, Now is the time More >

June 12, 2013

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A Conversation / Interview
Assistant Sheriff
Tim Kuzanek

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