Carson City Board of Supervisors
I received an e-mail that asked why the non-profit Greenhouse Project (TGP) could sell mushrooms to Adele's Cafe (Adele's Facebook posting March 22nd). Supervisor Abowd is founder and president of TGP and co-owner with her husband Charlie of Adele's Cafe. The e-mail question and response follow.
The long-awaited Sportsman’s Warehouse is going to hold a really big ribbon cutting this Saturday morning to “officially” open their new store located in the Carson Mall.
Though they have had a “soft” opening this past week, the official opening is on April 5. Executives from Sportsman’s corporate and the Carson City Board of Supervisors will be attending the event coordinated by the Carson City Chamber of Commerce beginning at 8:30 a.m. Also in attendance will be the following beauty queens:
The Carson City Republican Central Committee will host a candidate forum on Thursday, March 27, 7 p.m. at the Silver State Charter High School, 788 Fairview Drive in Carson City. A meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. ahead of the forum.
The public is welcome to attend the March meeting of Carson City Republican Central Committee and to meet the candidates that are running for local office. Get to know the candidates you will be voting for in the June primaries.
It's a little late for Ground Hog Day, but the Carson City Board of Supervisors will have to redo the two votes required for raising the sales tax by 1/8 cent they approved two weeks ago.
According to District Attorney Neil Rombardo, they could not find the documentation to prove that notices were posted in City Hall two weeks prior to the two board meetings on Feb. 20 and March 6.
Here is the video of the Feb. 27 candidates forum hosted by the Carson City Republican Central Committee.
The candidates who participated (in order of their appearance):
Mark Krueger, candidate for Carson City District Attorney (0:00)
Jason Woodbury, candidate for Carson City District Attorney (8:54)
Adam Laxalt, candidate for Nevada Attorney General (18:45)
Dan Schwartz, candidate for Nevada State Treasurer (28:18)
Ken Furlong, candidate for Carson City Sheriff (34:55)
Don Gibson, candidate for Carson City Sheriff (43:23)
UPDATE: Carson City Supervisors reaffirmed its Feb. 20 meeting decision on an 1/8th cent sales tax question with a second 4 to 1 vote favoring plans.
Tax money will go to build a new animal services facility, a new multi-purposes athletic center, street and pedestrian improvements in the downtown area and Carson Street and William Street/Highway 50 East commercial corridors, and Community Center improvements.
The Charter Review Committee is seeking public input for possible amendments to the Carson City Charter. The governing ordinance requires that proposed amendments to the Charter be heard and debated by the Committee, who then advises the Board of Supervisors with regard to recommendations of the Committee that concern necessary amendments to the Charter.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Community Center, 851 East William Street. At 2 p.m. the board will take up the proposed 1/8th-cent sales tax. Go here for the agenda, see the agenda below and go here to watch it live.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors is poised to vote tomorrow afternoon on a plan to raise sales taxes to fund improvements to the city's major corridors, a multi-purpose athletic center and a new animal shelter.
Karen Abowd on Tuesday announced her second run as Carson City Supervisor Ward I, citing her desire to see through many projects currently in process, as well as her commitment to the future of Nevada’s Capital City.
“Carson City has gone through some tough economic times and continues to,” Abowd said. “We have needed to be careful in our planning and how we spend available dollars in order to create sustainable, relevant opportunities that have immediate positive impacts, and build a future we can be proud to leave our children and grandchildren.”
The Carson City Board of Supervisors is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on the Shade Tree Council. There is currently one opening to fill a term that will expire in January 2015.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors invites one member of the public to sit on the Selection Interview Panel for a new city manager.
The selected public participant will be drawn by lottery. If you are interested in participating in this process, you can obtain an entry form by calling Ralph Andersen & Associates at (916) 630-4900 and return via fax or email or obtain from the Carson City Human Resources Department. Please return by Friday, February 14, 2014.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors is seeking applications now through Feb. 14 from individuals interested in serving on The Board of Appeals with expertise in the categories of General Contractor and Registered Architect.
There is one opening in each of the categories, each for a term that expires in January 2016. Applicants should be aware this Board may require a minimum commitment of up to five hours a month.
Two public workshops will be held today at Fuji Park Exhibit Hall in Carson City. The workshops are designed to answer questions and hear comments regarding a proposed 1/8th-cent sales tax to fund several infrastructure projects.
One of the core principles of conservatism has always been the concept of limited government which demands giving citizens more control on how they shape their local environment and policy, which by extension places more emphasis on local government and the ability of the citizen to participate in the democratic process, giving more access of the citizen to their locally elected officials.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors begin the new year with a Jan. 2 meeting, with matters of appointments, finance, court and law enforcement issues to be addressed.
The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on the Redevelopment Authority Citizens Committee.
There is one opening for “Citizen-at-Large,” one opening for “Business Operator or Property Owner: Redevelopment Area 1” and one opening for “Business Operator or Property Owner: Redevelopment Area 2” the terms shall expire in January 2016.
Applications are being accepted for three open positions on the Carson City Parks and Recreation Commission.
The commission advises the Carson City Board of Supervisors on the use of city parks and protect the right of all Carson City residents to enjoy the parks system. The board seeks applications from persons interested in serving 4-year terms on the commission. Terms expire January 2018.
During the third annual Connect Nevada Broadband Summit held at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Carson City Library was named Connect Nevada’s 2013 Broadband Hero.
The summit theme, Learning in the Digital Space, was designed to promote access, adoption, and use of broadband in education. In collaboration with Governor Sandoval’s Nevada Broadband Task Force, Connect Nevada is working to bring the benefits of universal broadband to the state.
There will be a joint meeting of the Carson City Board of Supervisors and the Carson City School District Board of Trustees beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, in the Sierra Room of the Community Center, 851 E William Street in Carson City. Go here for the agenda, view it below and go here to watch it live.
Sharing roles, risks, responsibilities and rewards: Carson City Supervisors to meet with school trusteesSubmitted by Carson Now Reader on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 12:59pm
UPDATE: The Carson City Board of Supervisors will meet jointly with the Carson City School Board beginning at 6 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 13. From the Community Center’s Sierra Room, located at 851 E. William St., the 12 elected officials will discuss the school district’s strategic plan, Empower Carson City, and meaningful linkages to the City’s initiatives related to education and lifelong learning.
Events come and go but public land, when properly named and designated points highlighted, usually lasts forever.
Two areas of property along the Carson River, acquired by the Carson City Open Space Program, are deserving of names. That's why the city is asking for citizens to chime in with their ideas about what to call them. The property is located near Deer Run Road on the east side of Carson City.
Carson City Manager Larry Werner will retire effective Dec. 19, city officials announced Tuesday. Werner has served in the role of city manager since February 2008.
“For me, this has been a wonderful experience and I would not have traded it for anything,” said Werner in a letter to the Carson City Board of Supervisors. “Although I do feel some regret in making this decision at this time, I have no concerns about the management of the City because you have the best staff, department directors and elected officials that I’ve ever had the opportunity to work with.”
Carson City Supervisors unanimously agree to fund $75,000 for 2014 Nevada Sesquicentennial fair at Fuji ParkSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 10:16am
UPDATE: Carson City supervisors unanimously approved $75,000 out of its contingency fund to spend on a fair at Fuji Park next summer as part of the Nevada Sesquicentennial festivities.
Supervisors agreed that the money from the contingency fund would be reimbursed back to the city by Nevada Day 2014. The fair will be held July 30 through Aug. 3.
There is a lot of energy in the downtown corridor of Carson City. Great restaurants, shopping, and character. A number of decisions, coming soon, will have an impact on the desirability of Carson City’s downtown, the city as a visitor and business relocation destination, and ultimately property values. A large faction of citizens, seem to think parking is the issue with the vitality of our downtown. Over the course of this article I’d like to uncover whether that’s really the issue or not, and bring up some important points.
Carson City residents interested in naming two open space acquisitions are invited by the Open Space Program to submit a written proposal.
The two properties are located on Golden Eagle Lane in the southeast area of Carson City, near the southeast corner of the Prison Hill Recreation Area, according to a news release.
The policies and procedures, property descriptions, and application can be found on the Parks and Recreation Department’s website here.
20 20 Group presenting Downtown Carson City Revitalization Plan to Board of Supervisors Thursday EveningSubmitted by newsroom on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 3:25pm
The Carson City Board of Supervisors is considering major capital improvement plans for the water and wastewater systems. The board's forthcoming decision will impact all users. These plans will improve the performance and reliability of both systems, according to Department of Public Works officials, but user rates must increase to raise necessary revenues.
Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell provides an update of the July 3 Carson City Board of Supervisors meeting in the latest video presentation of It's Your City, a weekly feature provided by Access Carson City Television.
Mayor Crowell takes some time in the video below to discuss regionalization and localization of services, especially in the areas of public health.
It's Your City is a weekly program aimed at keeping you informed about city government and other organizations/happenings around Carson City, Nev.
At the Wednesday, July 3 meeting of the Carson City Board of Supervisors, there will be a proclamation issued launching the YOU CAN HELP! campaign — an effort to distribute foster home recruitment materials throughout Carson City on behalf of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Carson City, otherwise known as CASA.
Below is a story by Chelsea Guthrie, a former child of the foster care system, now a CASA volunteer. For more information about YOU CAN HELP!, please visit www.ChildsJourneyHome.org.
Here is Chelsea's story: