Elko Mayor Reece Keener recapped a special RDA meeting as well as providing an update in ongoing and upcoming city issues. The Elko City Council will be considering an increase in water fees during the September 10th session. The mayor also discussed a proposal by the Idaho Falls internet company, “Safelink,” to provide services to Elko and Spring Creek.
Center Director Matt McCarty provided an overview of the center reopening as residents continue COVID-19 response. The center is offering three options for receiving meals, is considering an expansion to serve Spring Creek residents 60 and older and is looking for specific donations to the pantry to augment meals. The Elko Senior Center is also facilitating ongoing vaccination efforts by answering questions and providing resources for anyone interested in receiving a COVID-19