Elko Redevelopment Agency officials are considering a request to partner in paving a downtown casino parking lot to include lighting and landscaping. The governing board is also considering a funding request for the Elko Mural Expo coming in September. The Elko City Council is considering appointing Elko Police Captain Tyler Trouten to the job of Chief with the announcement of Chief Ben Reed’s retirement this fall. If approved, the appointment would take effect November of 2019. Mayor Reece Keener hosted Lt. Mike Palhegyi to discuss several issues including the latest on the city plan to allow OHV use on designated routes in city limits.
The Great Basin College Veterans Resource Center hosts services, referrals, training and connections for military veterans and their families. The center is active in supporting deployed military as well. Jennifer Koopman is the Center Coordinator, John White is Assistant Coordinator and Matt McCarty is the GBC Foundation