Ward 5 Neighborhood Advisory Board
- Date: 05/14/2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
- Location: Reno City Hall
1 E. First Street
Reno, Nevada 89501
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. May 14, 2019
5. Approval of Minutes - For Possible Action
A. April 9, 2019
7. Update and Discussion from Councilmember Neoma Jardon
8. Presentations and Updates
A. Update on City of Reno's participation in UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems), also known as drones, testing programs. Presentation will include information on Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) testing schedule for May and June, 2019 - Rebecca Venis, Director of Neighborhood Services, City of Reno
B. Presentation from Nevada Department of Transportation on the North McCarran Blvd. Safety Management Plan - Lori Campbell, NDOT
C. Presentation from the Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency regarding the Regional Plan Update - Kim Robinson, Executive Director Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency
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. LDC19-000057 (1703 North Virginia Street) – A request has been made for a variance to eliminate the parking requirement related to a restaurant use. The ±3,659 square foot parcel is located on the west side of North Virginia Street at the intersection North Virginia Street and 17th Street. The site is located within Mixed Use/University Neighborhood Regional Center/Residential Area (MU/UNRC/RES) zoning district and has Master Plan land use designation of Suburban Mixed-Use (SMU).
PLANNER: Brooklyn Oswald, Associate Planner; (775) 326-6635; email@example.com
APPLICANT’S REPRESENTATIVE: Derek Kirkland, Wood Rodgers, Inc. (775) 828-7748
PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING DATE: June 6, 2019
B. ABN19-00007 (437 and 455 North Arlington Easement Abandonment) – A request has been made for the abandonment of a ±20.0 foot wide by ±300.2 foot long (±6,004 square foot) public access easement. The requested abandonment area is between and parallel to West 5th Street to the north and West 4th Street to the south, and is located to the east of Nevada Street and to the west of North Arlington Avenue. The abandonment area has a zoning designation of Mixed Use/Downtown Reno Regional Center/Entertainment District (MU/DRRC/ENT) and has a Master Plan land use designation of Downtown Mixed-Use (DT-MU).
PLANNER: Sienna Reid, AICP, Senior Planner; 775-334-4267; firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICANTS’S REPRESENTATIVE: Garrett Gordon; (775) 321-3420
APN: 007-283-18 and 007-283-19
CITY COUNCIL HEARING DATE: June 12, 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)
A. LDC19-00050 (Hope Springs)
B. LDC19-00046 (Hebrew Cemetery Expansion)
C. LDC19-00051 (Nailed It Restaurant)
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
4. A. May 14, 2019 Agenda