Elko Mayor Reece Keener recapped a special RDA meeting as well as providing an update in ongoing and upcoming city issues. The Elko City Council will be considering an increase in water fees during the September 10th session. The mayor also discussed a proposal by the Idaho Falls internet company, “Safelink,” to provide services to Elko and Spring Creek.
Superintendent Tod Pehrson described various capital projects including the near completion of Liberty Peak Elementary in Spring Creek and plans for a STEM building and a Fine Arts Auditorium at Elko High School. Schools throughout the district are hiring for a number of jobs in teaching, counseling and administration. The Elko County School District is still waiting for official word on the outcome of the Nevada legislative session and impacts to local school