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.
The Elko City Council is poised to approve new subdivision development and is advancing a sewer lift station valued at nearly $4 million to facilitate Exit 298 growth. Mayor Reece Keener said sales taxes receipts continue strong for the quarter and consumer confidence appears high even as impacts from the Nevada Gold Mines Joint Venture continue. The council meets on Tuesday, July 9th and will host a presentation from the Nevada League of Cities Director Wes Henderson on the recent legislative