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Ward 5 Neighborhood Advisory Board

Public Notice:  This agenda has been physically posted in compliance with NRS 241.020(3)(notice of meetings) at:
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 Tess Opferman at 775-334-2255.

Accommodations:  Reasonable efforts will be made to assist and accommodate physically disabled persons attending the meeting. Please contact Tess Opferman at 775-334-2255 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 www.reno.gov/community/your-neighborhood/ward-5. 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.   Pledge of Allegiance

3.   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.

4.   Approval of Agenda - For Possible Action

        A. March 12, 2019

5.   Approval of Minutes - For Possible Action

        A. February 12, 2019

6.   Announcements

7.   Update and Discussion from Councilmember Neoma Jardon

8.   Presentations and Updates

City of Reno Sustainability Manager, Lynne Barker will provide an update on Reno Resilience, the city's Sustainability and Climate Program. She will provide an overview of the 2017 Sustainability Report and the city's 3-STAR Community certification earned through data-driven sustainability achievements. 

Elect a member to the Art Belongs Here Grants Committee that will be reviewing Arts Belongs Here grant applications. Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 16 from 3-5 pm. 

9. 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/wXYHjf) 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. LDC19-00042 (Reno Cyclery SUP) – A request has been made for a special use permit for the construction of three buildings with a total combined square footage of ±31,353 square feet and outdoor bicycle trails that includes: 1) nonresidential development adjacent to residentially zoned property; 2) outdoor commercial amusement/recreation; 3) eight multifamily residential units; 4) hillside development; and 5) cuts 20 feet or greater in depth and/or fills off ten feet or greater in height. The ±6.05 acre site is located on the south side of North McCarran Boulevard, ±950 feet to the west of its intersection with Keystone Avenue. The site is currently located within the Multi-Family - 21 dwelling units per acre (MF21) zoning district and has a Master Plan land use designation of Multi-Family Neighborhood (MF). This request is pending possible approval of a Master Plan amendment to Suburban Mixed Use (SMU); and a zoning map amendment to Community Commercial (CC).  

PLANNER: Heather Manzo, Associate Planner
CONTACT NUMBER: (775) 334-2668 
EMAIL: manzoh@reno.gov 
APPLICANT REPRESENTATIVE: Derek Wilson, Rubicon Design Group 
CONTACT NUMBER: (775) 485-4800 
APN#: 001-190-12 
PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING DATE: Meeting date to be determined

           B. LDC19-00032 (RHP Mechanical Systems) – A request has been made for a variance to increase the allowable fence height from six feet to between seven and 16 feet                 tall. The ±1.92 acre site is located at the southern terminus of Quincy Street, ±360 feet to the south of its intersection with East 4th Street. The site is located within the                 Mixed Use/East 4th Street Transit Corridor (MU/E4TC) zoning district and has a Master Plan land use designation of Urban Mixed Use (UMU). 

PLANNER: AnnMarie Lain, Assistant Planner 
CONTACT NUMBER: (775) 334-2309 
EMAIL: laina@reno.gov 
APPLICANT’S REPRESENTATIVE: Eric Scolari, RHP Mechanical Systems 
CONTACT NUMBER: (775) 322-9434 ext. 231 
CONTACT EMAIL: escolari@rhpinc.net 
APN: 008-370-23 and 008-256-25 
PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING DATE: March 6, 2019 

10. 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 5 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 on projects listed below, please visit goo.gl/lL7i7S. (Approximately 5 Minutes)

ABN18-00010 (West Street and Arlington Avenue Alley Abandonment)  

11.  Board Discussion and Action Items – For Possible Action

       A. None at time of posting

12.  Old Business

       A. None at time of posting

13.   Identification of Items to be Placed on a Future Agenda of the Ward 5 Neighborhood Advisory Board for Discussion and/or Potential Action - For Possible Action

14.  Confirmation of next NAB Chairperson – For Possible Action

15.  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.

16.  Adjournment - For Possible Action

If  meeting goes beyond 7:30 p.m., NAB Chair may postpone the remaining items to a future agenda. 

END OF AGENDA


Supporting Documents

4. A. March 12, 2019 Agenda

9. A. Reno Cyclery SUP Presentation

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