Government Affairs Committee
of the Elko Area Chamber
Call to Order: Gwen King at 12:05pm
a.) City of Elko: Curtis Calder reported about upcoming agenda items for the 07/12/16 City Council meeting. For example, seven new staff inductions to take place, civil air patrol lease, economic development statue, public hearings for zone changes, and sales tax revenues, etc.
b.) City of Carlin: Jay Duke reported on a few items. For example, ESCO is leaving the industrial park, they are reviewing presentation for ground field’s grant, and the city is preparing for its audit.
c.) Spring Creek Assoc: Jessie Bahr reported on a few items. For example, upcoming board retreat, focus groups with community forums, new community center opening in November at the golf course, water issues, etc.
a.) ECSD- No report
b.) Elko County- Matt McCarty reported that the 2016 June voting primaries saw 20.19% registered voter participation.
III.) GBC- Matt McCarty reported that the State College Plan will be brought back up in November.
IV.) NNRH- Bill Applegate reported that three new ob/gyn doctors will be coming to Elko in October and new services are coming soon!
V.) NNRDA- Pam Borda reported on a few items. For example, Project Diamond Star, Nevada Land’s Council, Government’s Office of Economic Development, and the joining of Eureka & White Pine counties to the NNRDA, etc.
VI.) Elko Area Chamber- Melissa McJunkin reported on behalf of Billie Crapo on a few items. For example, BAH at Cunningham Carpets on 07/21 at 5:30-7pm, and the Sherman Dinner & Auction will be taking place on July 30th at 6pm cocktails and 7pm dinner. Tickets are $50.
VII.) Public Comment Period
Meeting Adjourned at 1:14pm
Members in Attendance:
Respectively Submitted by: Melissa McJunkin
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