Elko County Commissioner Delmo Andreozzi discussed a variety of issues in advance of the county meeting to include reaction to SB 316 as well as early concern on the recent unanimous Nevada Supreme Court ruling to require jury trials for those accused of misdemeanor Domestic Violence. The commissioner also discussed county support for Next Gen 911 services, the Elko County Ambulance training plans, and a salary study for county employees with a goal to enhance equitable wages and commensurate salaries.
“Zero Suicides Elko County,” facilitator Lynette Vega and Elko Central Dispatch 9-1-1 operator Colleen Piacitelli talked about heightening awareness for the prevention of suicide. Elko county has experienced a surge in suicide deaths of people of all ages in recent months. Intervention is a community effort with ongoing collaboration, more state participation and allocation of