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 provided an update in property owner news alongside invited guest, Lee Cabaniss, Director of the Elko County Ambulance Service. Emergency Medical Rescuers are finalizing plans to base a crew and equipment in the Spring Creek community with local ambulance service to begin this fall or early in 2020. SCA is also hosting talks on Southwest Gas plans to provide natural gas service and is working to enhance broadband internet service. Spring Creek residents are advised to exercise fire safety and develop family evacuation plans to include pets and