Meeting was called to order by Matt McCarty at 12:04
a.) City of Elko- Scott Wilkinson reported on a few of the Elko City Council 02/14/17 meeting agenda items, including the following:
-Authorization to solicit bids for the abatement of asbestos found in the former Police Station located at 1401 College Ave.
-Approval of an agreement between the Elko Park Foundation Inc. and the City of Elko for the purposes of managing private funding sources for the proposed sports complex.
-Action to accept the 2016 Annual Report of Planning Commission Activities.
- Action to accept the 2017 Planning Commission Work Program.
- Approval of a request from KRJC-Holiday Broadcasting for the closure of Moren Way for the Elko Sportsman’s Expo to be held on March 4 & 5, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Elko Conference Center.
- Approval of Resolution No. 10-17, a resolution in support of amending the formula or the determination of the partial abatements on property tax, and matters related thereto.
b.) City of Carlin- Dana Holbrook reported that there’s a new City Council member that was just appointed at the last City Council meeting. He also reported that there was not currently any flooding problems in the City of Carlin.
c.) Spring Creek Association- Jesse Bahr was absent, but sent the Spring Creek Assoc. Staff update from February 2017.
The following items were read from the report:
-The Horse Palace Design Study follow-up - Animal Control
- Shooting Range - Water Issues
a.) Elko County School District- Jeff Zander reported on a few items:
-The Board will review the districts long term guiding plan.
- No flooding water in the actual school buildings at Southside Elem., only in exterior of the building and parking lot.
b.) Elko County- Rob Stokes reported on the following items:
- The next Elko County Commissioner’s meeting will take place in Carlin.
- Approval of $625,000 grant for Spring Rehab in Montello, NV. The recent flooding has changed things and they will have to see if the grant is still viable.
- Budget talk, state budget estimates are not available until next week.
- Last year saw no salary increases, unsure about this year.
- State wide effort to replace NV voting machines. The current voting machines in Elko are 13 years old.
- Body cameras for all law enforcement.
- Flooding in various locations around the county.
- 911 Committee is still working on the 5 year plan which needs to be finished prior to its approval.
III.) Great Basin College- George Kleeb reported on the following items:
- GBC is currently watching the legislative sessions.
- The search for new administration is currently ongoing.
IV.) Northeastern NV Regional Hospital- Steve Burrows reported on the following items:
-A new interventional cardiologist (ER Cardiologist) has been hired and will be joining the staff on March 15th, earlier than the previously reported date of April 1, 2017.
-NNRH and Ruby Radio will be combining their two health fairs into one. They will have a lab on site to offer a free comprehensive metabolic panel. This will take place on March 11, 2017.
V.) NNRDA- Reverse Mining Expo is coming up in March.
VI.) Elko Area Chamber- Billie Crapo reported that the first Board meeting, will the newly elected board, will take place tomorrow. The RNDC will lead the next Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. April 22nd is Clean-Up, Green-Up Day and the Elks Club will be helping out at the Sherman Station.
VII.) Public Comment Period- Matt McCarty, GAC Committee member, reported on the State Legislation website and the list of Bill Draft Requests. He went over the list of who is watching what BDRs and scheduled a meeting for the following Monday at the Elko Area Chamber for those on that list.
VIII.) Adjourned at 1:15
Members in Attendance:
Respectfully submitted by: Melissa McJunkin
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