Elko City Mayor Reece Keener hosted Elko City Planner Cathy Laughlin on “Elko, Live,” for an update on construction permits, planned retail and commercial growth as well as Redevelopment Agency projects for the downtown corridor. The pair also discussed the need to adopt 2018 Building Codes as well as an increase in complaints from residents about various code violations including nuisance properties in city neighborhoods.
Spring Creek Association President and General Manager Jessie Bahr discussed a variety of issues unique to the property owners group including plans by Great Basin Water to update infrastructure, the future of natural gas service to the sprawling community (there are two proposals, including one from a co-op) and progress on improving internet service. Spring Creek residents are concerned about road conditions, animal control, roaming deer and emergency medical service. The SCA is also working with a small business group to expand retail and other services; and collaborating with officials on creating a secondary