Elko County Commissioner Cliff Eklund hosted County Natural Resource Manager Curtis Moore for a discussion on the easement agreement with the U-S Forest Service to end the decades long dispute over the South Canyon Road at Jarbidge. The county governing board is finalizing the budget, encouraging changes to the shed hunting season, and Eklund announced former Elko County Deputy DA Kristin McQueary has been named interim Carlin City Manager.
Elko County School Superintendent Todd Pehrson discussed proposed changes to the public school statewide funding formula being considered by Nevada lawmakers, school safety, staffing including recruiting for teachers and subs, spring sports, and plans to build a new science lab at Elko High School. There was also a discussion of Fine Arts needs as well as a construction update on the Liberty Peak Elementary School being built in Spring Creek. Liberty Peak Elementary School, Spring Creek, Nevada – Construction