Meeting was called to order by Gwen King at 12:05
a.) City of Elko- Scott Wilkinson reported on a few of the Elko City Council 12/13/16 meeting agenda items, including the following:
-Review, consideration, and possible approval of an agreement between the City of Elko, and the Elko Police Officers. Protective Nevada Association of Public Safety Officer Communications Workers of America AFL/CIO Local 9110, July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017, and matters related thereto.
-Review, consideration, and possible approval to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with YESCO for the design of the Centennial Tower, and matters related thereto. Fundraising for the Centennial Tower has been successful to date and the committee is on target to having the tower funded in time for the spring construction season. Staff is requesting authorization to have the design plans for the tower completed.
b.) City of Carlin- No report
c.) Spring Creek Association- Jesse Bahr reported on a few of the following key items:
-Roads are a big issue in the association and a lot of money is allocated towards it.
-The Fairway community center is due to open in January.
-Municipality Study will come out in early 2017.
-Water Meter reading issues, an investigation will be opening soon.
a.)Elko County School District- No Report
b.)Elko County-No report
III.) Great Basin College- George Kleeb
- Consulting firm has been hired to find a new chancellor.
- Reported that GBC is now #1 in the nation for online affordable education!
IV.) Northeastern NV Regional Hospital- Steve Burrows reported on the new doctors that have joined the staff, and they are currently recruiting for an additional cardiologist
V.) NNRDA- No report
VI.) Elko Area Chamber- Melissa McJunkin reported that Casino Night and the Installation variety show will be coming up soon.
VII.) Public Comment Period
VIII.) Adjourned at 12:46
Members in Attendance:
Gwen King, Melissa McJunkin, George Kleeb, Gary Klug, Steve Burrows, Cathy McAdoo, Jessie Bahr, Scott Wilkinson
Respectfully submitted by: Melissa McJunkin
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