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How can I influence positive change in my neighborhood?

Active neighborhood citizens drive positive change in our great community. Not only is being an active member in your neighborhood beneficial to you and your family, it also helps our larger community grow and progress. Our Neighborhood Advisory Boards are the perfect opportunity for citizens looking to become neighborhood leaders.

What is a NAB?

The City of Reno is divided into five City Council wards. Each of these wards has one representative on the Reno City Council. The City Council also includes one At-Large Councilmember and the Mayor Each of the City’s five wards are represented by a respective Neighborhood Advisory Board (NAB). Each NAB meets once a month at 5:30 p.m. on an ongoing basis. NAB meetings are your chance to learn about neighborhood happenings and discuss community issues with your neighbors. Key objectives for NAB meetings:

  1. Improve communication between Reno citizens, City staff, and City Council Members.
  2. Provide citizens the opportunity for early engagement on important community issues.
  3. Create a venue for citizens to review and provide feedback on certain development projects.

NAB meetings are held on the same day and location each month. Please visit the individual NAB page for agenda details and updates: Ward 1, Ward 2, Ward 3, Ward 4 and Ward 5. If you're interested in a joining a NAB, apply online today. 

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Ward 2 Neighborhood Advisory Board

Public Notice:  This agenda has been physically posted in compliance with NRS 241.020(3)(notice of meetings) at:

Moana Nursery Design Center, 1190 W. Moana Lane, Reno, NV 89509;
Reno City Hall – One East First Street;
Washoe County Reno Downtown Library – 301 South Center Street;
Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center – 1301 Valley Road;
McKinley Arts and Culture Center – 925 Riverside Drive;
Reno Municipal Court – One South Sierra Street;
Washoe County Administration Building – 1001 East 9th Street; and
Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority – 4001 South Virginia Street, Suite G. NRS 241.020(2)(c).  

In addition, this agenda has been electronically posted in compliance with NRS 241.020(3) at http://www.reno.gov, and NRS 232.2175 at https://notice.nv.gov/. To obtain further documentation regarding posting, please contact Cynthia Esparza-Trigueros at 775-677-6881, or 1 E. First Street, Reno, NV 89501.

Accommodations:  Reasonable efforts will be made to assist and accommodate physically disabled persons attending the meeting. Please contact Cynthia Esparza-Trigueros at 775-677-6881, or 1 E. First Street, Reno, NV 89501 in advance so that arrangements can be made.

Supporting Materials: Staff reports and supporting material for the meeting are available at the City Clerk’s Office, located at One East First Street, Second Floor, (775) 334-2030, and on the City’s website at http://reno.gov/residents/your-neighborhood/ward-2. Pursuant to NRS 241.020(6), supporting material is made available to the general public at the same time it is provided to the public body.

Order of Business:  The presiding officer shall determine the order of the agenda and all questions of parliamentary procedure at the meeting. Items on the agenda may be taken out of order.  The public body may combine two or more agenda items for consideration; remove an item from the agenda; or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.  See, NRS 241.020(2)(c)(6).  Items scheduled to be heard at a specific time will be heard no earlier than the stated time, but may be heard later.

Public Comment:  A person wishing to address the  public body shall submit a “Request to Speak” form to the presiding officer. Public comment, whether on items listed on the agenda or general public comment, is limited to three (3) minutes per person. Unused time may not be reserved by the speaker, nor allocated to another speaker.  No action may be taken on a matter raised under general public comment until the matter is included on an agenda as an item on which action may be taken.  

The presiding officer may prohibit comment if the content of the comments is a topic that is not relevant to, or within the authority of, the public body, or if the content is willfully disruptive of the meeting by being irrelevant, repetitious, slanderous, offensive, inflammatory, irrational or amounting to personal attacks or interfering with the rights of other speakers.  Any person making willfully disruptive remarks while addressing the public body or while attending the meeting may be removed from the room by the presiding officer, and the person may be barred from further audience before the public body during that session.  See, Nevada Attorney General Opinion No. 00-047 (April 27, 2001); Nevada Open Meeting Law Manual, § 8.05.

In addition, any person willfully disrupting the meeting may be removed from the room by the presiding officer.  See, NRS 241.030(4)(a).  Examples of disruptive conduct include, without limitation, yelling, stamping of feet, whistles, applause, heckling, name calling, use of profanity, personal attacks, physical intimidation, threatening use of physical force, assault, battery, or any other acts intended to impede the meeting or infringe on the rights of the public body or meeting participants. 


1.  Call to Order - Roll Call

2.  Public Comment - Limited to no more than three (3) minutes and is for either public comment on any action item or for any general public comment. The public may comment on agenda items by submitting a Request to Speak form to the chairperson. Comments are to be addressed to the board as a whole and not directed to or at individuals, presenters, or staff members.

3.  Approval of Agenda - For Possible Action

A. October 17, 2017

4.  Approval of Minutes - For Possible Action

A. September 19, 2017

5.  Announcements (Approximately 5 Minutes)

6.  Update and Discussion from Reno City Council Member Naomi Duerr (Approximately 15 Minutes)

7.  Presentations

A. Quarterly presentation from the Reno Police Department, including an overview of Ward 2 crime statistics - Lt. William Rulla, Reno Police Department (Approximately 10 Minutes)

8.  Development Projects - Following presentations by a City of Reno planner and/or the project’s developer or representative, NAB members and the public will have the opportunity to ask questions about the project and provide feedback. The NAB will not take any action on development projects. NAB members and the public are encouraged to fill out the development project review form with their input. All development project review forms submitted to the community liaison at the NAB meeting or via the online form (https://goo.gl/cLVC08) will be submitted to the Reno Planning Commission for consideration in the development review process. All forms must be submitted two weeks in advance of the Planning Commission meeting for input to be included in Planning Commission materials.

A. LDC18-00007 (Mallard Crossing) - A request has been made for: 1) a tentative map; and 2) a special use permit to develop a subdivision with 16 single family attached residential units. The ±1.26 acre site is located on the east side of Lakeside Drive, ±211 north of Brinkby Avenue and ±308 feet south of Eastshore Drive within the Multifamily Residential – 30 dwelling units per (MF30) zone. The site has a Master Plan land use designation of Mixed Residential. (Approximately 20 Minutes)

Planner: Jeff Borchardt, Associate Planner, (775) 677-6882, borchardtj@reno.gov
Applicant Representative: Susan Pansky, (775) 425-4800
Ward Boundary: Ward 2
APN: 019-380-10
Planning Commission Date: November 1, 2017 

B. LDC18-00013 (Mountaingate 78) - This is a request for: 1) a tentative map to develop a 78 lot single family residential subdivision; and 2) a special use permit for disturbance of a major drainageway. The ±41.27 acre site is located southwest of the intersection of Arrowcreek Parkway and Wedge Parkway in the Wedge/Dorostkar/Duxbury/Peigh Specific Plan District (SPD - WDDP) and cooperative planning area overlay zones. The site has a Master Plan Land Use designation of Special Planning Area-Wedge/Dorostkar/Dusbury Peigh Specific Plan. (Approximately 20 Minutes)

Planner: Nathan Gilbert, Associate Planner, (775) 334-2698, gilbertn@reno.gov
Applicant Representative: Karen Downs, (775) 321-6538
Ward Boundary: Ward 2
APN:142-011-09
Planning Commission Date: November 1, 2017

C. LDC18-00018 (Un Caffe Italian Bistro) – A request has been made for a special use permit to establish a restaurant with alcohol service within an existing ±1,250 square foot tenant space located in the Neighborhood Commercial (NC) zone. The ±0.31 acre site is located on the southwest corner of West Moana Lane and Warren Way within an existing commercial development (Lakeside Crossing). The site has a Master Plan land use designation of Urban Residential/Commercial. (Approximately 20 Minutes)

Planner: Kyle Chisholm, Assistant Planner, (775) 326-6665, chisholmk@reno.gov
Applicant Representative: Cheri Rhodes, (541) 441-3153
Ward Boundary: Ward 2
APN: 024-281-03
Planning Commission Date: November 1, 2017

D. LDC18-00016 (Double R Apartments) - A request has been made for a zoning map amendment to the South Meadows III Planned Unit Development (PUD) Handbook to allow for multifamily residential as an allowed use in a portion of Planning Unit J. The ±15 acre site is located on the northeast corner of Double R Boulevard and Double Diamond Parkway within the ±669 acre South Meadows III PUD. The site has Master Plan land use designation of Special Planning Area (South Meadows III). (Approximately 20 Minutes)

Planner: Jeff Borchardt, Associate Planner, (775) 677-6882, borchardtj@reno.gov
Applicant Representative: Vincent Griffith, (775) 771-9575
Ward Boundary: Ward 2
APN: 163-090-26
Planning Commission Date: November 1, 2017


9. Development Project Updates - The following items are to provide an update on action taken by the Planning Commission and/or City Council on development projects previously heard by the Ward 2 NAB.  NAB and public comments were submitted via the development project review form to the Reno Planning Commission. To review past Planning Commission meeting discussions, visit goo.gl/lL7i7S, including projects listed below.  (Approximately 5 Minutes)

A. LDC18-00011 (Lakeridge Place Zone Change) – A request has been made for a zoning map amendment from General Office (GO) to Multifamily - 21 units per acre (MF21). The ±6.7 acre site consists of two parcels with one parcel located on the south side of South McCarran Boulevard, ±537 feet west of its intersection with Plumas Street and the other parcel located on the west side of Plumas Street, ±207 feet south of its intersection with South McCarran Boulevard. The site has Master Plan land use designations of Urban Residential/Commercial and Mixed Residential.

10.  Board Discussion and Action Items - For Possible Action

A. Discussion and possible selection of Ward 2 NAB projects, initiatives and goals, including the discussion of a possible community cleanup - Neighborhood Advisory Board (Approximately 20 Minutes)

B. Discussion and possible recommendations for tree planting locations in Ward 2 - Neighborhood Advisory Board (Approximately 10 Minutes)

C. Discussion and selection of a Ward 2 NAB Vice Chair for the months of October, November and December of 2017 - Neighborhood Advisory Board (Approximately 5 Minutes)

11. Old Business - Updates on Previously Heard Agenda Items or Questions Brought Up by the Ward 2 NAB

A. None at time of posting

12.   Identification and prioritization of items to be placed on a future agenda of the Ward 2 Neighborhood Advisory Board for discussion and/or potential action - For Possible Action

A. None at time of posting

13. Public Comment - Limited to no more than three (3) minutes and is for either public comment on any action item or for any general public comment. The public may comment on agenda items by submitting a Request to Speak form to the chairperson. Comments are to be addressed to the board as a whole and not directed to or at individuals, presenters, or staff members.

14. Adjournment - For Possible Action


Supporting Documents:

3.A. October 17, 2017 Agenda

4.A. September 19, 2017 Draft Minutes

8.A. LDC18-00007 (Mallard Crossing)

        Community Development Presentation

        Developer Presentation

8.B. LDC18-00013 (Mountaingate 78)

       Community Development Presentation

       Developers Presentation

8.C. LDC18-00018 (Un Caffe Italian Bistro)

        Community Development Presentation

        Developers Presentation

8.D. LDC18-00016 (Double R Apartments)

        Community Development Presentation

        Developers Presentation

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