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Board of County Commission Highlights

Posted on: July 23, 2018

Commission Meeting Highlights - July 17, 2018

PAHRUMP, Nev., July 17, 2018 - The following report highlights several important actions taken at the Nye County Board of Commissioners meeting. The agenda numbers provide links to each item’s backup.

*Approved resolutions will be posted separately here

*New approved ordinances will be posted separately here

The Community Development Block Grant public meeting was held with a presentation by the county grant manager (8)

Some of the suggested project ideas:
Improving and expanding the animal shelter
Managed shooting range for the county 
Housing plan for people and animals as part of the Patriot Act.

Retiring County Health Officer Maureen Budahl gave her final report (34)

The bi-monthly General Road Report was presented by Public Works Director Tim Dahl (10)

Board accepts $92,000 grant from the Emergency Preparedness Working Group of the DOE and Nevada DEM. Funding will go to Emergency Management employee salaries and emergency equipment. (21)

Board accepts two Community Development Block Grants: $124,000 for Town of Pahrump Fairgrounds Drainage Study and Flood Control Design (22), and $390,000 to install a fueling station at the Beatty Airport. (23). Total county match for both is $14,737.91 and $40,000 respectively.  

Board approved to Opt-In on the Class Action Lawsuit Kane County, Utah v. United States regarding recovery of additional sums under the Payment In Lieu of Taxes Act (PILT Act) for fiscal years 2015, 2016 and 2017. (28)

5-year lease approved for Nevada Division of Public Health for office space at 250 N. Highway 160 in the county Planning Department (33)

$50,000 funding approved for Southern Nye County Search and Rescue to purchase a vehicle (60)

Eight county employees and a Town of Pahrump employee were honored for their years of service by the board. (7, 12

Honorees: SullivanRaetzGott RMartinezJohnsonHeaneyDimingsGott B

*Next meeting will be August 7, 2018 at 10 a.m. in Tonopah, teleconferenced in Pahrump, and available online here.

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