Public Works Seminar

Business professionals and/or private homeowner should attend a seminar open to all involved with the building process with special guest Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick.

It doesn’t matter what kind of project you’re involved in whether it be additions, improvements, fencing, drainage studies, off-sites etc.

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Las Vegas Sun: Clark County identifies its bill priorities for legislative session

It’s wish-list season in Nevada politics.

With the biennial legislative session just months away, local politicians and governmental entities are busy deciding what their priorities will be come January. The Clark County Commission on Tuesday identified four bill draft proposals to submit to the Legislative Counsel Bureau.

Per state law, the county can submit up to four bill draft requests for the legislative session. The commissioners settled on pursuing legislation related to the following issues: Metro Police funding, the handling of presentence investigation reports, how the county can use indigent assistance funding and land annexations.

Here’s a look at the four bill proposals chosen:

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KTNV: Camel ride attraction coming to Clark County

BUNKERVILLE (KTNV) –

A new tourist attraction is hoping people will travel more than an hour from Las Vegas for an experience you won’t find anywhere else.

Guy Seeklus says the grand opening of his “Camel Safari” in Bunkerville will be Oct. 1
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Moapa Valley Progress: Northeast County Residents Support AB 394 Plan

The Moapa Valley communities rolled out the red carpet for elected officials and other leaders at a meeting held Thursday night, August 4, to discuss a draft legislative plan to reorganize the Clark County School District (CCSD).

 

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Overton Senior Center Opens to Expanded Community Use

The Overton Senior Center, in recent weeks, has taken steps to become more of a community center for a broader segment of the population. Local Parks and Rec staff began scheduling youth recreation programs at the Senior Center building earlier this month. And that is just a start, according to Parks and Rec staff.

The programs are currently geared toward the teen segment of the community in the age range of 11-15, according to local Parks and Rec director John Stastny.

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New Interchange in Mesquite

The paint was still wet on the onramp safety rails as a crowd gathered Thursday morning for the ceremonious opening of the new Exit 118 interchange of Interstate 15 at the south end of Mesquite.

The audience was packed with city officials, elected leaders, business owners and managers as well as Mesquite residents who were happy to see the $20 million construction project completed and a new era for local commerce begin.

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Las Vegas Review Journal on Annexation

The jurisdictional discord between Clark County and the city of Las Vegas appears to be building.

County officials say they’ve gotten hundreds of complaints in the past year and a half alleging improper annexation of land by the city. County commissioners unanimously approved a measure Wednesday setting up a process to determine whether those objections have merit and possible remedies for “potential problems caused by the city’s actions or inactions.”

Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick said the goal is to create “a level of stability” for residents.

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Las Vegas Sun on Commission B Race

There’s no shortage of experience among the Democrats vying for the District B seat on the Clark County Commission, so for left-leaning primary voters, the decision may come down to what type of political pedigree they prefer.

The Democratic candidate options: Incumbent Marilyn Kirkpatrick, a former Nevada assemblywoman, or Steve Ross, a longtime Las Vegas city councilman.

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Review Journal: Incumbent Kirkpatrick Beats Ross….

Incumbent Marilyn Kirkpatrick will advance to the November general election on Clark County Commission’s District B Democratic ticket.

Kirkpatrick trounced fellow Democratic hopeful Steve Ross by claiming 65 percent of the vote, according to final ballot counts.

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EDITORIAL: A look at the Democratic Primary for District B

The Nevada Primary Election will be held next Tuesday, June 14. Once again, we urge Moapa Valley voters of either party to find time to go to the polls, fulfill their civic duty, and cast their ballots.

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