City Mayor Reece Keener hosts Elko City Police Chief Ben Reed for a recap of the most recent city council meeting and a preview of upcoming issues including an update on swimming pool building repairs, support for a National Guard Youth Challenge facility near Carlin, and a discussion on the impact of Elko County declaring “Second Amendment Sanctuary,” status. The police chief also summarized the 2018 Annual Police Report.
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