Elko City Manager Curtis Calder discussed the Water Rate Study commissioned in advance of water rate hikes expected in 2020. The City Council is also deciding whether to request proposals from qualified bidders interested in operating the municipal golf course in 2020 to include the pro shop, bar and restaurant and special events and tournaments.
The Community Foundation of Elko County is hosting giving opportunities to benefit local projects of importance to rural Nevadans. Teri Gage is Chair of the Fund Advisory Committee, and along with Fund Committee Member Katie Neddenriep appeared on “Elko, Live” to discuss the history of the foundation, how to contribute, and outlined the grant process. Gage also provided an update on Lion’s Camp Lamoille fundraising efforts to restore the historic site destroyed by a wildfire in 2017. To date: $416K has been raised toward rebuilding. The group hosts an annual meeting on February 18th, 2020 and invites the community to attend at the Western Folklife