Sparks Mayor Geno Martini Named Public Official of the Year!
Sparks Mayor Geno Martini was selected as the 2016 Public Official of the Year by the Nevada League of Cities & Municipalities (NLCM).
The annual award recipient is nominated and selected by local elected officials throught the state. Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen presented Mayor Martini with the award at the NLC&M's annual conference held in the City of Sparks last week.
Reno Councilman David Bobzien nominated Mayor Martini citing among other subjects, the Mayor's key participation in the creation of the Community Assistance Center that provides shelter and support for individuals and families in crisis throughout the Reno-Sparks community. In addition to "giving back" to the community, Mayor Martini has been an active volunteer for a number of nonprofit organizations and events in Sparks and throughout the region. The Mayor has a strong reputation for being accessible and responsive to the needs of Sparks citizens.