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.
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