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2021 Executive Board Announced

2020-12-11T15:49:20+00:00

To: Member Municipalities 2021 Executive Board Announced The League is excited to announce the members of the 2021 Executive Board. This Board will be effective beginning the first Monday of January (1/4/21). The members of the 2021 Executive Board were nominated by the current Executive Board and elected by the Board of Directors at the Annual Business meeting held on November 10, 2020, during the second day of the League’s virtual annual conference titled “Cities Are Essential.” The League is deeply appreciative of the work, dedication, and leadership of the 2020 Executive Board and looks forward to maintaining a close relationship [...]

2021 Executive Board Announced2020-12-11T15:49:20+00:00

The End of CRF Money and Homelessness Implications – December 4, 2020

2020-11-17T14:57:37+00:00

To: Member Municipalities The End of CRF Money and Homelessness Implications – December 4, 2020 The League has been asked by Senator Cortez Masto’s Office to provide a forecast of homelessness as the Coronavirus Relief Fund program expires on December 30, 2020. They are looking for data with respect to the number of homeless that cities expect due to the combination of the cessation of the eviction moratorium and the end of rental and mortgage assistance programs sponsored by cities using CRF. I would like to provide this data to the Senator no later than December 4. Please let me know [...]

The End of CRF Money and Homelessness Implications – December 4, 20202020-11-17T14:57:37+00:00

Message from Governor’s Office – COVID-19 Status – 11/12/20

2020-11-17T14:46:22+00:00

Message from Governor’s Office – COVID-19 Status – 11/12/20 Please see below the email the League received from the Governor’s Office outlining the dangerous rise in COVID-19 cases in Nevada. In order to be in good standing with the Governor’s Office as we advocate for our priorities during Session, we should demonstrate our keen partnership with the Governor’s Office containment and mitigation strategy. In my view, this equates to: Read More

Message from Governor’s Office – COVID-19 Status – 11/12/202020-11-17T14:46:22+00:00

ADVISORY NOTICE – COVID-19 Proliferation – White House Report 8.16.2020

2020-09-02T20:32:01+00:00

ADVISORY NOTICE – COVID-19 Proliferation – White House Report 8.16.2020 The White House issued a report on the current case data related COVID-19 in Nevada with recommendations to impose stricter restrictions for gathering with implications for certain types of businesses. In the report, municipalities are grouped by zone based upon the rate of new infections. Red Zone municipalities are those with a high new infection rate and a stricter set of guidelines is suggested. Yellow Zone municipalities are those with an elevated infection rate and a more moderate, but restrictive set of guidelines are suggested. Changes Reno – Moved from Yellow [...]

ADVISORY NOTICE – COVID-19 Proliferation – White House Report 8.16.20202020-09-02T20:32:01+00:00

Governor Sisolak Details Containment Strategy

2020-09-03T22:29:37+00:00

Governor Sisolak Details Long-Term Containment Strategy On August 3, 2020, Governor Sisolak held a press conference to detail Nevada’s long-term and sustainable COVID-19 targeted containment strategy. He stated that the intention is to utilize all available state and county assets, maximize consistency and accountability, and prioritize the communication of the State’s most accurate data to the public and decision makers. The Governor contends that the benefit of a targeted approach is that the health and safety of Nevadans can be protected by suppressing the spread of COVID-19 and allowing Nevada’s economy to remain open for the businesses that act [...]

Governor Sisolak Details Containment Strategy2020-09-03T22:29:37+00:00

CARES Act Spend and Accounting Workshop 7.30.20

2020-09-03T22:24:05+00:00

CRF Workshop Collateral Materials – Business Grant Program Action Item I hope that we have provided actionable information in Coronavirus Relief Fund fiscal compliance workshop on July 30, 2020. Please find attached supporting and collateral information as well as the workshop PowerPoint and the PowerPoints from NACO's workshop presented on July 13. Also, please find the Treasury Guidance to date. Please remember, if you want to join the business grant program, inform your county by the close of business on July 31, 2020. Information about this program is attached. Recommended independent auditing firms are also attached. Please view the NACO Workshop here. [...]

CARES Act Spend and Accounting Workshop 7.30.202020-09-03T22:24:05+00:00

Governor Sisolak Focuses on Enforcement

2020-09-14T17:27:23+00:00

                                                                Governor Sisolak Focuses on Enforcement   On Monday July 27, 2020, Governor Sisolak gave a press conference to communicate the current state of COVID-19 in Nevada and to preview a targeted long-term containment strategy. The Governor will present this strategy on Monday August 3, 2020, but he indicated that it will focus on a county by county data-driven evaluation of each county’s containment success in order to increase the predictability of [...]

Governor Sisolak Focuses on Enforcement2020-09-14T17:27:23+00:00