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Matthew Brown, Communications Program Manager
Matthew oversees the City's press communications and public relations activities.
Deanna Gescheider, Director of Communications and Community Engagement
Deanna directs the Department of Communications and Community Engagement, this includes overseeing and managing strategic direction for the City's: media relations, print and new communications, television production and web services.
- City of Reno launches Business First Program
Reno City Council recently approved the launch of the new Business First Program, which will assist prospective business owners through the process of starting and launching a business in the City of Reno.
04/20/2015 1:54 PMdetail
- Public invited to Virginia Street Bridge Construction Open House
The City of Reno will host a Virginia Street Bridge Construction Open House on Thursday, April 30, 2015, from 4-7 p.m. on the first floor of City Hall.
04/17/2015 11:34 AMdetail
- City of Reno partners with High Sierra Industries on downtown clean-up program
The “Downtown Ambassadors” program, a public-private partnership between the City of Reno and High Sierra Industries (HSI), was established last fall. The collaboration, which supports the City of Reno’s priority to foster a vibrant downtown, has yielded positive results thus far.
04/17/2015 8:16 AMdetail
- City of Reno names new Director of Parks, Recreation, and Community Services
The City of Reno has promoted Andy Bass to serve as the new Director of Parks, Recreation, and Community Services (PRCS). Reno City Manager Andrew Clinger announced the promotion last week.
04/16/2015 8:20 AMdetail
- April 15, 2015 Reno City Council Highlights
Council unanimously approved the contract in the amount of $18.3 million with Q&D Construction, Inc. for construction of the Virginia Street Bridge Project.
04/15/2015 7:18 PMdetail
- City Council Prelights for April 15, 2015
Of particular interest to the public is possible approval of the City of Reno’s first Medical Marijuana Production Facility, an update on the Southeast Connector Project, and a potential bid award to Q&D Construction for the Virginia Street Bridge Project.
04/14/2015 9:36 AMdetail
- Portal of Evolution sculpture moves to Bicentennial Park
This morning, crews began moving the Portal of Evolution sculpture from City Plaza to its new location on the east end of Bicentennial Park.
04/14/2015 9:04 AMdetail
- Special Reno City Council meeting to discuss fire services
A Special Reno City Council meeting this morning will include discussion and potential direction to staff regarding Senate Bill 185, including but not limited to, automatic and/or mutual aid and regional consolidation for all fire-based services.
04/13/2015 8:48 AMdetail
- City of Reno names Interim Police Chief
When current Reno Police Chief Steve Pitts officially retires from his post tomorrow at 5 p.m., Reno Police Department Detective Jason Soto will begin serving as Interim Reno Police Chief, Reno City Manager Andrew Clinger announced today.
04/09/2015 4:16 PMdetail
- City of Reno helps launch housing competition for local urban designers
The City of Reno is partnering with the American Planning Association (APA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to launch the Housing for the Next Generation Design Competition for community members, architects, and design professionals.
04/06/2015 10:07 AMdetail
- City of Reno plants 100 new trees in Oxbow Nature Study Area
The City of Reno recently completed a tree-planting project of 100 new Fremont cottonwood trees for the Oxbow Nature Study Area.
04/03/2015 2:05 PMdetail
- Northwest Pool will close temporarily to allow for upgrades
The Northwest Pool, located at 2925 Apollo Way, will temporarily close beginning Sunday, April 5, 2015 to allow for facility maintenance and improvements. Work crews will replace the Northwest Pool boiler and address several ADA improvements in the locker rooms and parking lot.
04/01/2015 1:52 PMdetail
- Reno Fire Department reaches National Reading Month milestone
The Reno Fire Department (RFD) participated in National Reading Month by visiting local elementary schools to talk about fire safety and read with students.
03/31/2015 2:11 PMdetail
- Statement from Mayor and Reno City Council on retirement of Senator Harry Reid
Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, on behalf of the Reno City Council, released the following statement after United States Senator Harry Reid’s retirement announcement.
03/27/2015 4:55 PMdetail
- City of Reno joins Great Basin Youth Soccer League celebration
Reno City Council Member Naomi Duerr will speak at the Great Basin Youth Soccer League’s opening day ceremonies on Saturday March 28, 2015. She will be on hand to personally congratulate two former City of Reno officials who were instrumental in the establishment of Moana Springs Recreation Complex.
03/26/2015 10:21 AMdetail
- March 25, 2015 Reno City Council Highlights
Council unanimously approved the first of three possible Medical Marijuana Dispensary business licenses in the City of Reno: Sierra Wellness Connection.
03/25/2015 8:26 PMdetail
- Operation of Idlewild Park train to begin during spring break
The City of Reno will operate the Idlewild Park train beginning Saturday, March 28, 2015 to coincide with the Washoe County School District’s two-week spring break period.
03/24/2015 1:43 PMdetail
- City Council Prelights for March 25, 2015
Of particular interest to the public is the official appointment of a new City Clerk, the potential approval of an additional Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility as well as the first Medical Marijuana Dispensary, and possible establishment of a new Business First Program.
03/24/2015 10:02 AMdetail
- City Council approves City of Reno’s new domestic violence initiatives
On March 11, 2015, Reno City Council unanimously approved the Reno City Attorney’s Office presentation regarding the City of Reno's role in addressing domestic violence.
03/17/2015 10:18 AMdetail
- More than 50 residents to graduate from the Reno Citizens Institute
Fifty-three (53) residents will receive their certificates of completion from the Reno Citizens Institute (RCI) program on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
03/16/2015 2:14 PMdetail