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Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meets today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live. Today is a joint meeting with the Carson City Charter Review Committee.

Monday forum to discuss Carson City medical marijuana dispensaries

Event Date: 
July 14, 2014 - 5:30pm

Have questions about the state's marijuana laws and the new city ordinance? Join Partnership Carson City and Sierra Nevada Forums for a special forum Monday that will address these and more.

The July 14 forum, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Bob Boldrick Theater inside the Carson City Community Center, will present an explanation of the Nevada Revised Statute 453A relating to medical marijuana, and the new Carson City ordinance outlining the zoning for medical marijuana production and distribution facilities as they relate to the future of medical marijuana in Carson City.

Carson City agrees to allow zoning for medical marijuana establishments

An ordinance allowing for two medical marijuana dispensaries and facilities allowing for cultivation was approved Thursday in a 4 to 1 vote by the Carson City Board of Supervisors.

Supervisor Jim Shirk switched his position from the first reading, arguing against allowing for cultivation facilities saying that Carson City will be home to businesses from other counties who have opted out of allowing for medical marijuana.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. An evening session to discuss a zoning ordinance that would allow for medical marijuana establishments will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Medical marijuana zoning on tap for Carson City Supervisors

UPDATE: Carson City Supervisors agreed Thursday to opt in on Nevada's medical marijuana law regarding establishments of dispensaries and facilities. The board voted 4 to 1 in favor of zoning changes that allow for medical marijuana establishments in zoned areas. Go here for the full story.

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The second reading of a proposed zoning ordinance allowing for marijuana dispensaries and facilities for cultivation, production and testing will go before the Carson City Board of Supervisors on Thursday during an evening session.

Buyer emerges for Empire Ranch Golf Course

Silver Oak Golf Course owner Garth Richards has taken steps to buy the struggling Empire Ranch Golf Course, according to documents submitted this week to the Carson City Assessor's Office.

GSR Investments, a company connected with Richards, owner of Silver Oak Golf Course, has bought the deed of trust to the struggling 27-hole Empire Ranch Golf Course and has paid outstanding taxes owed to the city.

Carson City Supervisors agree to first reading of medical marijuana zoning areas

The Carson City Board of Supervisors tentatively agreed Thursday to allow limited zoning for marijuana dispensaries, cultivation, production and testing facilities within the city limits.

The motion, made by Supervisor Karen Abowd was unanimous. It was agreed to as a first reading and will come back to the board for a second reading of the vote, which will be an evening session.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center.
Among the items up for discussion is the board's direction as to whether it wants to allow medical marijuana establishments in the city.

Watch it Live: Special meeting of the Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. today to hear canvass results for the June 10, 2014 primary election. The brief meeting will be in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch the meeting live.

Items up for discussion and possible action include:

Video: Candidates for Carson City Board of Supervisors featured at chamber forum

Here is the video of Wednesday's candidate forum featuring candidates for Carson City Board of Supervisors. There is not a primary for these two races. The candidates are:

Video: Candidates for Nevada Legislature at Carson City Chamber Forum

Here is a video of Wednesday's candidate night hosted by the Carson City Chamber of Commerce. This video is the four Nevada legislative candidates who hope to represent Carson City.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting beginning at 8:30 a.m. today in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. Supervisors will look to approve Carson City's final fiscal year budget for 2014-2015 and the Redevelopment Authority fiscal year budget.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.
Among the items for discussion and possible action:

Former Marine Commanding Officer Nick Marano picked as new Carson City Manager

The Carson City Board of Supervisors have selected Nick Marano, a consultant and former Commanding Officer of the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, as its new city manager, according to a tweet Friday by Supevisor Jim Shirk.

Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors meeting

Watch the live video here. Currently, they are talking about licensing of medical marijuana establishments. The full agenda is here.

Perception of The Greenhouse Project

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.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. The meeting began at 8:30 a.m. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.

Sportsman’s Warehouse to hold official Carson City grand opening, ribbon cutting Saturday

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:

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet beginning at 8:30 a.m. today in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. Go here for the agenda, see the agenda below and go here to watch it live.

Among items up for discussion:

Carson City Republican Central Committee candidates forum on Thursday

Event Date: 
March 27, 2014 - 6:30pm

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.

Carson City sales tax increase to be voted on by supervisors, again

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.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.
You can also see the agenda below.

Carson City Republican Central Committee video of Feb. 27 candidates forum

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)

Carson City Board of Supervisors give final OK on 1/8 cent sales tax plan for city improvements

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.

Carson City Charter Review Committee seeks input

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.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

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.

Opinions about 1/8th cent sales tax vote

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.

Several readers have offered up their opinions on this issue, which you can find in our Opinion section. Feel free to comment on those articles, or submit your own.

Karen Abowd announces run for second Carson City Board of Supervisors term

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.”

Applications sought for Carson City Shade Tree Council spot

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.

Community member sought for Carson City manager interview panel

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.

Carson City accepting applications for Board of Appeal seats

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.

Carson City residents encouraged to attend infrastructure tax proposal workshops

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.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live. You can also see the agenda attached below.

Meet the Jack-booted Thugs of the Nevada Republican Party

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.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.

Carson City supervisors to take up appointments, judge pay raises, position adjustments

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.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

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. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.

Seats open on Carson City Redevelopment Authority Citizens Committee

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.

Applicants sought for three appointments to Carson City Parks and Recreation Commission

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.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meets today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the community center, 851 E. William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and here for live coverage via Access Carson City Television. The agenda is also listed below.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will have a special meeting Tuesday, beginning at noon in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street.

Carson City Library named Connect Nevada's 'Broadband Hero' for excellence

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.

Watch it Live: Joint meeting of the Carson City Board of Supervisors and School District Trustees

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 trustees

Event Date: 
November 13, 2013 - 6:00pm

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.

Watch it live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and go here to watch it live.

Among other things, supervisors will:

Carson City's recent open space acquisitions need naming, citizen input sought

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.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.

Carson City Manager Larry Werner announces resignation, retirement

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.”

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