On the agenda: Local government meetings this week | Government and politics
Elko City Council meets at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8 at Elko Town Hall. The board will hear a presentation from Airplanners LLC regarding air service issues at Elko Regional Airport and possibly take action on a revised transportation services agreement with Skywest Airlines Inc.
The city will also consider approving a non-binding letter of intent to transfer the National Guard Armory located at 1375 13th Street to the Nevada Higher Education System to establish a proposed “center of excellence.” for Nevada Mining”.
The council may also authorize an appraisal of the former Wells Fargo building at 405 Idaho St. for possible city use. The building is currently owned by 405 LLC.
The Elko County School District the board meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers at 850 Elm St. Actions include evaluating the school’s acting superintendent and possibly moving the district’s credit card program from Wells Fargo to the Nevada State Bank.
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The Elko County Highways Committee meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Nannini Administration Building, 540 Court St. Council will discuss an amendment to the infrastructure tax allocation road plan and potential repairs on Delaware Road in Kittridge Canyon.
The Elko County Budget Committee meets at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Nannini administration building. The discussion will include replacing two inoperable washing machines at the sheriff’s office at a cost of $36,522.
The Elko County Fair Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Nannini administration building. The discussion will include plans for the 2022 Elko County Fair, including “having a band at the cowboy bar and additional events like t-rex races.”
Elko Convention and Visitors Authority will hold a special session at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the Elko Conference Center. The Board will discuss and possibly approve a tentative timeline for the departure of ECVA’s Executive Director and the appointment of two Board members to lead recruitment, negotiations and transition planning for the position.
The Elko County Recreation Board meets at 10 a.m. Thursday at Elko Town Hall. The discussion will include a short presentation from the Western Folklife Center regarding the Cowboy Poetry Gathering.