Posted on: June 22, 2018
Recent news stories around the state and nation may be giving the false impression that these positions are those of Nye County. I have been contacted or approached by more than one resident asking if these statements are the position of the Nye County Bo...Read on...
Posted on: June 20, 2018
Nye County Resolution 2018-32: A Resolution to Support Construction and Re-Routing of State Route 361 to Ensure its Continued Service as a Major Connector Road Through Nye County, was adopted at the June 19, 2018 Board of County Commissioners Meeting.
Posted on: June 20, 2018
Nye County Resolution 2018-32: A Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of Nye County, Nevada Providing for the Transfer of the County's 2018 Private Activity Bond Volume Cap, was adopted at the June 19, 2018 Board of County Commissioners Meeting.
Posted on: June 21, 2018
The Board of County Commissioners awarded five contracts for public defender services on Tuesday, June 19.The board approved the contract renewals of Nathan Gent for southern Public Defender services, and Jason Earnest for northern services with the direc...Read on...
Posted on: June 15, 2018
PAHRUMP - We have seen an increase in pertussis activity in Nye County since September 2017. The increase in activity was seen first in northern Nye, most recently in Southern Nye County and Pahrump.
Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a ...
Posted on: June 4, 2018
Tim Dahl was ratified on Tuesday, May 22 as the director of the Public Works Department by the Board of County Commissioners.Dahl has worked in the public works department for nearly 20 years, and has served as acting public works director since November ...Read on...
Posted on: June 1, 2018
The Mobile Dental Van will be returning to three Nye County towns during June to offer free dental exams and certain immunizations.The van will be in Beatty on Wednesday, June 13 at noon to 5 p.m. at the Community Center, 100 A Avenue South, and then Tono...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2018
The Board of County Commissioners approved a plan Tuesday for the county to pursue legal action against drug manufacturers and distributors to recover costs for the opioid epidemic incurred by Nye County.Commissioners authorized the county manager on May ...Read on...
Posted on: May 7, 2018
TONOPAH, Nev. - Nye County has been selected to receive $800,00 in federal grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Brownfields environmental cleanup efforts on distressed tribal properties, mine-scarred lands, abandoned automotive station...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2018
The Town of Pahrump closed escrow Friday on the acquisition of the Lake View Executive Golf Course and is currently transferring course operations.
The Pahrump Town General Fund funded the $350,000 purchase, which was approved Dec. 8, 2017, by the Board of...Read on...
Posted on: April 27, 2018
TONOPAH, Nev. - Nye County and the Northern Nye County Hospital District were both released from fiscal watch Wednesday by the Nevada Director of Taxation following a recommendation from the Committee on Local Government Finance.
“It is gratifyin...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2018
The annual Treasurer's Trust Land Auction held this week saw 79 percent of the offered properties sold.According to Treasurer Pam Webster, 149 of 188 properties sold in the Pahrump area auction held Wednesday, April 18, raising $621,991.Six of eight prope...Read on...
Posted on: March 29, 2018
NOTE: This release is for county right-of-ways. Please visit Nevada Department of Transportation for state sign rules/regulations
In response to recent questions about campaign sign placements within the Nye County's right-of-way, County Code Compliance is...Read on...
Posted on: March 27, 2018
PAHRUMP, Nev. - The first group of Veterans Banners was placed on light poles along Calvada Boulevard west of Highway 160 on Tuesday as part of the new Nye County Veterans Banner Program.Eleven banners honoring 21 service members were placed in advance of...Read on...
Posted on: March 22, 2018
County Public Works placed new flashing school zone signs Thursday in the area of Community Christian Academy at 1061 E Wilson Road in Pahrump. The school zone will run along Wilson, West, Center and First streets. The solar-powered flashing signs are abl...Read on...
Posted on: March 14, 2018
The Board of County Commissioners ratified the selection of Brett Waggoner as the director of the Planning Department on Monday, March 12, 2018. Until Monday's ratification, he served as assistant planning director since November, joining the county with ...Read on...
Posted on: March 12, 2018
The Board of County Commissioners approved Monday, March 12, 2018, the sum of $14,510 from the county general fund for the Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program.
The funding is to assist seniors to remain independent and in their own homes.
RSVP has ...Read on...
Posted on: February 12, 2018
Last year, the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget included a total of $120 million in the budget of the Department of Energy to restart the license proceeding for the high-level nuclear waste repository. Although that budget is not yet complete...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2018
TONOPAH, Nev. - The Board of County Commissioners appointed former County Manager Pam Webster on Wednesday to fill the vacant county treasurer position for the remainder of the unfinished term.Webster will be sworn in later today and start immediately.The...Read on...
Webster's letter of interest
Posted on: January 19, 2018
The Board of Nye County Commissioners on January 16 authorized the District Attorney to solicit Request for Proposals from law firms to associate with the county to institute legal action against opioid drug manufacturers and distributors; and also author...Read on...
Agenda Item Backup
Posted on: January 12, 2018
Nye County Code Compliance has started to remove unpermitted signs illegally placed in the county and state right-of-ways or on BLM land.
Code enforcement removed approximately 75 signs from various intersections around Pahrump on Friday, January 5, 2018, ...Read on...
Official Press Release
Posted on: January 11, 2018
PAHRUMP, Nev. - The Homestead Road Improvements Project is scheduled to be completed in mid-February.The re-build project covers approximately 1 mile from Gamebird Road to Manse Road. Homestead has remained open during construction. There will continue to...Read on...
Posted on: April 10, 2008
In an effort to help lower the costs of healthcare, specifically prescription drugs, Nye County has launched the Prescription Discount Card program.