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Public Works staff has been cleaning storm drains and grates and checking channels for debris in areas that typically have moderate flooding issues and/or poor drainage.
05/05/2016 3:33 PM
“The property tax revenue cap at 0.2% is making it difficult to provide the necessary services that citizens expect,” Reno City Manager Andrew Clinger says.
05/03/2016 5:11 PM
The City of Reno is taking part in the inaugural National City Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 starting at 5:30 p.m. at Reno City Hall.
05/02/2016 3:43 PM
A Special Meeting of the Reno City Council and Redevelopment Agency Board, also known as a Budget Workshop, will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, May 3, 2016 starting at 9 a.m. at Reno City Hall.
05/02/2016 8:59 AM
Today, Reno City Council unanimously approved the City of Reno Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2016-17.
04/29/2016 3:26 PM
Earlier today at Powning Veterans Memorial Park, the City of Reno celebrated Arbor Day 2016 and launched a City-sponsored program focused on preserving the health of existing trees and expanding the city’s urban tree canopy.
04/29/2016 11:54 AM
A concurrent meeting between the Washoe County Commission, Reno City Council, and Sparks City Council will take place on Monday, May 2, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. inside the Commission Chambers at the Washoe County Administration Complex.
04/29/2016 9:32 AM
A Special Meeting of the Reno City Council and Redevelopment Agency Board will take place tomorrow, Friday, April 29, 2016 starting at 1 p.m. at Reno City Hall.
04/28/2016 1:39 PM
In our ongoing commitment to keep citizens and media informed, we’ve summarized the outcomes of a few key agenda items from today’s Reno City Council & Redevelopment Agency Board meeting.
04/27/2016 9:31 PM
Of particular interest to the public are potential amendments to the City of Reno’s University of Nevada Regional Center (UNRC) Master Plan, possible Title 14 amendments pertaining to “Uniform Plumbing Code” and “National Electrical Code,” and potential direction to staff to work with Secundo Vita, LLC on the West 2nd Street District Development.
04/25/2016 2:21 PM
Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve is joining fellow mayors across the country in asking residents to make a commitment to conserve water by taking part in a national contest designed to help residents change their water use habits.
04/21/2016 11:17 AM
On Friday, April 29, 2016, the City of Reno will commemorate Arbor Day 2016 and the City's 34th year as a Tree City with a proclamation and ceremonial tree planting at Powning Veterans Memorial Park.
04/20/2016 11:24 AM
The City of Reno invites the public to participate in next week’s “ReImagine Reno Focus Group: Guiding Principles and Goals” community meeting. RSVP is required, as a limited number of spaces are available.
04/20/2016 8:16 AM
In our ongoing commitment to keep citizens and media informed, we’ve summarized the outcomes of a few key agenda items from today’s Reno City Council meeting.
04/13/2016 6:30 PM
April 10-16, 2016 marks National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. It’s an opportunity to thank the men and women in our community who answer emergency calls and dispatch emergency personnel and equipment.
04/11/2016 4:19 PM
Of particular interest to the public are possible approval of a request to relocate a State-approved Medical Marijuana Establishment, an update on the City of Reno Blight Initiative, and potential approval of a consultant agreement for the development of a Downtown Action Plan.
04/11/2016 10:25 AM
Recent improvements to the Reno Events Center (REC) have helped to bring more A-list performers to The Biggest Little City. Look no further than an upcoming performance by Carrie Underwood, who will take the REC stage on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 7 p.m. as part of her current “The Storyteller Tour.”
04/07/2016 9:40 PM
The City of Reno will host a Virginia Street Bridge Project Ribbon Cutting event on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 starting at 11 a.m.
04/06/2016 12:50 PM
This week, an eight-person panel of nationally renowned land use, design, and urban planning experts will visit Reno, Nevada to evaluate how to improve the area’s livability and economic development potential.
04/04/2016 10:07 AM
The City of Reno will support the Girl Scouts of Sierra Nevada Troop 1019 Bronze Service Award pilot project via a $1,000 donation from Ward 5 Reno City Councilmember Neoma Jardon. Troop 1019’s Pedestrian Crossing Flag campaign, called “Be Safe Be Seen,” will last two months and officially kick off on Monday morning, April 4, 2016.
04/01/2016 4:35 PM