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January 23, 2019 City Council Highlights

Post Date:01/23/2019 7:34 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 Regular Meeting of the Reno City Council:

G.2 - Council Vacancy

Council approved an appointment process for a new city councilmember. Applications can be submitted for a one week period starting Friday, January 25. Council will review the applications and the top five candidates will move on to a public forum. A final vote by council on the finalists will occur on February 15.

B.1 - Homeless Service Ordinance

Council heard the introduction of ordinance modifications that would increase and improve quality of services for the most needy in the community. If approved, it would allow meal and homeless services along the East 4th Transit Corridor. It would also loosen restrictions and barriers to providers.

B.2 & L.4.2 - Truckee Meadows Housing Solutions land

Council approved the sale of property and zoning changes for affordable housing at West Fourth Street and Keystone Avenue. TMHS will use the area for nine units for both seniors on fixed incomes and transitional housing for youth.

G.1 - Citizen Appointments to Boards and Commissions

G.1.1 - Council reappointed Mayor Hillary Schieve to the Reno Housing Authority.

G.1.2 - Council appointed Rachel Lemieux to the Financial Advisory Board.

G.1.3 - Council appointed Camden DuWayne Leach to the Youth City Council.

Reno City Council meetings are streamed live at Reno.Gov/Meetings and televised live on Charter Spectrum - Channel 194. Past public meetings can be viewed on YouTube.

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