Elko County Commissioner Jon Karr provided an update in county news and ongoing issues following the Wednesday, September 4th meeting. The county governing board hosted discussion on SB 316, now law, regarding access to public lands and travel across private lands. The Legislative Counsel Bureau provided an opinion on the new law and State Senator Ira Hansen who championed the bill was on hand to discuss it.
Elko City Manager Curtis Calder provides an update on several ongoing and emerging topics. The City Council will entertain a proposal for a Trap, Neuter and Release program to reduce the population of feral cats currently trapped and turned over to the City Animal Shelter. The shelter euthanizes upwards of 400 feral cats yearly and advocates say the number could be greatly reduced with such a