Meeting was called to order by George Kleeb at 12:02
a.) City of Elko- Curtis Calder reported on a few of the Elko City Council 03/14/17 meeting agenda items, including the following:
-Possible final acceptance of the Boiler Replacement Project.
-Action to conditionally approve Final Plat No. 2-17 for the Great Basin Estates Phase 1B subdivision, filed by Parrado Partners LP, for the proposed division of approx. 15.804 acres, of which 1.897 acres of property will be divided into 12 lots with a remainder of 13.097 acres for residential development within an R Zoning District, and matters related thereto.
- Possible 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. (Third time on the agenda, this time there will be a representative from the Park Foundation present.) Mr. Calder did comment that the City of Elko does in fact still find the rec/sports complex a viable project.
- Possible approval of Revocable Permit 1-17, filed by McGinley & Associates on behalf of Hardy Enterprises, Inc., to occupy a portion of the Idaho Street Right-of-Way located adjacent to 1790 Idaho Street, to accommodate installation of three new monitoring wells.
b.) City of Carlin- No report
c.) Spring Creek Association- Jesse Bahr reported that there will be a Q&A meeting for the Municipality Study on April 1st at 9am -12pm. The Spring Creek Community Center will have a grand opening celebration on April 8th from 11 am – 1 pm. A possible water meter readings issues meeting will be coming up in mid-April and Assembly Bill 109 is hoped to help with transparency and other minor issues that are all water related.
a.) Elko County School District- No report
b.) Elko County- No report
III.) Great Basin College- George Kleeb reported on the following items:
- GBC Nursing Program is currently rated number one in the entire state.
- The search for new administration is currently ongoing and the consultants that have been hired are in the process of recommending candidates and are on track for the current time line.
IV.) Northeastern NV Regional Hospital- Steve Burrows reported on the following items:
-The Health Fair was a success and more than 3000 people attended.
-Still working on physician recruitment.
-Currently looking for baby pictures of anyone that was born at either hospital in Elko for the Centennial Boot Project.
V.) NNRDA- Pam Borda reported that the Reverse Mining Expo is sold out, there will be many local and a new companies attending. A Canadian delegation will be coming in April to talk to local companies about the possibilities of expanding into Canada. In May, many new companies will be arriving in Elko County to check it out. They are still working on being the regional authority and working with the other rural counties.
VI.) Elko Area Chamber- Melissa McJunkin reported that the next Business After Hours will take place on March 16th at the Ramada Hotel & Stockmen’s Casino and all are welcome.
VII.) Public Comment Period- Laura Oslund reported that the Clean-Up, Green-Up Committee is still looking for donations and volunteer teams. She also reported on the Longest Walk, a walk that is sponsored by Native Americans to bring attention to alcohol/drug abuse in tribal communities.
VIII.) Adjourned at 12:39 pm
Members in Attendance:
Respectfully submitted by: Melissa McJunkin
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