Call to Order: Matt McCarty at 12:10pm
City of Elko: No report, but it was mentioned that elections are tomorrow.
City of Carlin: Jay Duke reported that Carlin had a mayor change. The new mayor is Dana Holbrook. Carlin Springs has had no activity with Mr. Hose, but he will be coming to Carlin. The bond issue is still alive, but not moving.
Spring Creek Assoc: No report, but it was mentioned that they had one meeting already and one more is coming up concerning the recreation areas. There will also be a Homeowner’s BBQ at noon and a meeting at 1pm on 6/18/16. On Tuesday, 6/21/16 will be the next SCA forum.
ECSD: School’s out for summer!
-Rob Stokes reported that elections are taking place tomorrow. Carol Fosmo had reported that there was approximately 1500 early voters and her feeling was that it was a low turnout thus far. The parts of the county that are not ballot locations, but are only mail in, have not yet been counted. Therefore, they are unsure of those numbers.
-On 6/20/16 at 1:30 MST there will be a County Commissioners meeting in West Wendover.
-On 6/15/16 at 10am MST there will be a “Two cities-One Community” event at the ball fields. This event encourages teenagers to not drink alcohol etc.
-The Elko City Librarian, Janette Hammond, will be retiring and she will be receiving a plaque of appreciation. The library board will be hiring the new librarian and they are very early in that process.
Great Basin College:
-Matt McCarty reported about the Board of Regents meeting that took place concerning trying to change GBC’s status from a two year college to a four year college. Any decisions concerning the matter have yet to place and three of the Regents do not feel like they have enough info on the matter.
-GBC commencement had record high numbers.
NNRH: No report
NNRDA: No report
-Billie Crapo reported that BAH will take place on 6/16/16 at Paradise Spas who will be teaming up with the Salvation Army in an effort to “Fill the Tub.” They are trying to replenish their food pantry. Also, Office Max will be there to sign up members for their chamber to chamber discounts. On 6/24/16 we will be having our annual Beer Festival with 45 beers to sample, dinner, live music, and a corn hole tournament.
-Matt McCarty reported that the Commerce Tax training went well and that there is a link on the Chamber website with tax info.
Public Comment Period:
-Cathy McAdoo is having a retirement party at the museum on July 7th with an open house from 3-5pm.
-Boy Scouts of America is having a one club golf tournament at Ruby View Golf course on 9/10/16. They are also having a trail run at road’s end in Lamoille Canyon up to Liberty Lake.
Meeting adjourned: 12:50pm
Members in Attendance:
Respectively submitted by Melissa McJunkin
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