Elko City Mayor Reece Keener described the sprawling Osino compound where authorities uncovered a cockfighting operation and recovered nearly 9-pounds of meth, cash and guns. The mayor also talked about lawmaker support for an air service development bill that if approved would connect Elko flights between Reno and Las Vegas. The city is hosting budget talks, launched swimming pool repairs and is getting ready for the region wide Clean Up Green Up day that offers free landfill to participants.
Elko City Manager Curtis Calder discussed the Water Rate Study commissioned in advance of water rate hikes expected in 2020. The City Council is also deciding whether to request proposals from qualified bidders interested in operating the municipal golf course in 2020 to include the pro shop, bar and restaurant and special events and