City Of Sparks

City Attorney's Office Opinions

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Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2012
Clarification of verbal legal opinion provided to City Council during City Council Meeting of October 22, 2012 Agenda Items (Consent) 5.4 concerning the purchase of a 2013 Schwarze Street Sweeper truck PDF
Forms Used to Register Sex Offenders PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2011
Establishment of a Preference Program PDF
Procedures Regarding Out-Of-State Pick Up Child Custody Orders PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2010
Constitutionality of Juvenile Curfew Ordinance and Special Event Closure Ordinance and Effect of Changes Proposed by OSkis Pub and Grille to Modify the Ordinances PDF
Dispositions of Requests to Return or Release Seized Firearms Owned or Possession by Ex-Felons, Persons Charged with a Felony or Persons Convicted of Misdemeanor Domestic Violence PDF
Validity of Ordinances Prohibiting Excessive Amplified Noise Emissions from Motor Vehicles PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2009
Age and Work Permit Requirements for Employees Serving Alcoholic Beverages in (1) Restaurants with a separate bar and (2) Sports Bars PDF
Amendment to Policies and Procedures - Wearing of Uniform - Religious Clothing or Ornamentation PDF
Legal Opinion re City of Sparks Tourism and Marketing Committee PDF
Legal Opinion to Chief Asher re Mobile Shooting Range PDF
Potential Vehicle Impound Charge PDF
Power of the City to Accept Gifts or Donations which are Subject to any Conditions PDF
Use of UNRPD Officers at Farmer's Market in Sparks PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2008
Alcoholic Beverages - Inquiry by Raley's Supermarkets and Drug Centers whether it is lawful to give away free samples of alcoholic beverages to customers over the age of 21 in a grocery store PDF
Application for On-Premises Alcoholic Beverage License PDF
Civil Service Regulation: Seniority and Lay Off Provision PDF
Creation of a Fire Protection District by the Sparks Fire Department PDF
Effect of vote of 2 to 1 in favor of passage of a Motion by City Council Members when only three of the five requisite members are present and what, if any, ability there is to take action on the vote in question PDF
FBI and Criminal Justice Agency Background Checks PDF
Status of Records of 911 Calls to Dispatch and Dispatch Logs as Public Records; Costs of Copying; Retention Periods for such Records PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2007
Action Items-Formal Action During City Council Workshops PDF
Boundary Line Adjustments PDF
Civil Service Eligibility List PDF
Definition of Employee PDF
Digital Base Map Interlocal Agreement PDF
Interfund Loan for Scheels Project PDF
Power of SPD Police Assistants to Issue Citations for Violations of Vehicular Parking Laws set forth in the SMC PDF
Power of SPD Police Volunteers to Issue Citations for Violations of Handicapped Parking Laws PDF
Request for Legal Opinion: Voting Issues PDF
Tierra Del Sol Action Impact on Nevada Supreme Court Appeal PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2006
Agenda Items for 11-20-06 Meeting PDF
Applicability of Roberts Rules of Order to Charter Committee PDF
Authority of Sparks City Council to Employ Private Legal Counsel Independent of the Sparks City Attorney for the Purpose of Providing Advice or Opinions on Legal Issues PDF
Bias or predisposition as grounds for disqualification of elected official PDF
Business License Records PDF
City Attorney's Office comments concerning RED DDA (February 2006) PDF
Disclosure of Social Security Numbers by Police Department; Requiring Individuals to Furnish Social Security Numbers to the Police Department PDF
IRS Tax Levies and LLC's PDF
Letters of Credit by Sparks Legends Development Inc PDF
Maximum amount of accrued vacation leave that may be taken prior to resignation, retirement or layoff under SPPA Non-Supervisory CBA PDF
Parks and Recreation Solicitation of Donations, Sponsorships, or Contributions PDF
Proxy Voting at December 18 2006 Council Meeting PDF
Public Works' question concerning use of funds from Sierra Pacific Franchise Fee PDF
RED Development - Review of Disposition, Development & Financing Agreement PDF
Sparks Heritage Museum Lease Term PDF
Status of Reconvened Charter Committee for Purposes of Reconsideration of Actions Previously Taken PDF
Tourism Improvement Dist - STAR Bonds (04.06.06) (REVISED) DC PDF
Use of Enterprise Fund PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2005
Can the Civil Service Commission Remove Civil Service Protections from Employees in the Mid-Management Resolution PDF
Disclosure and Abstention-Conflicts of Interest PDF
Fire Department Personnel - Power to Issue Citations PDF
Handicapped Parking Citations by Fire Department Personnel PDF
Legal Opinion regarding State Law - Charter Provisions for Vacancies of the Mayor and City Councilman PDF
Master Installment Purchase Agreement dated as of January 5, 2005, between DaimlerChrysler Services North America LLC, as Lender, and City of Sparks, as Borrower PDF
Mayor's Status - Vacated Mayor's Position PDF
Multiple Year Concession Contract for Sparks Marina PDF
Nevada's Open Meeting Law - Supporting Materials for Agenda Items PDF
Nevada's Open Meeting Law-Closed Door Sessions re Updates on Labor Negotiations PDF
Opinion re Senate Bill No. 224 - amendment to NRS 293.127565 re signature gathering PDF
Proposed Changes to City of Sparks Anti-Nepotism Policy PDF
RED Development Agreement PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2004
3-H Cable Communications Consultants PDF
Business Impact Statement-Dry Cleaning Facilities PDF
Contracts Between the City and Towing Businesses for On-Call Towing Services Upon Request of the Police Department PDF
Escalation of Steel Prices; City Contracts PDF
Fees charged for copies of SPD criminal case records under public records law PDF
Filing Periods for 2004 General Election in the City of Sparks PDF
Floodplain Development PDF
Power of Park Marshals or Park Rangers to Issue Citations PDF
Legal Requirements For Processing Amendments To Previously-Approved Planned Developments PDF
Marina Area Special Assessment District No. 2 PDF
May City Employees Authorized to Issue Citations in the Field of Their Employment Issue Citations in Another Field Unrelated to Their Employment PDF
Muni Ct - Judges' Term Enlargement Opinion - Amendments to Sparks City Charter, Article V, Section 5.010 PDF
Police Assistant engaged in sales of prepaid legal services PDF
Police Grievance re June 11, 2004 PDF
RED Development Trip Proposal PDF
Registration Requirement of juvenile sex offenders PDF
Releasing Impounded Vehicles to Repossessors PDF
Stay of Proceedings in Cases that are Appealed from the Municipal Court to the District Court.pdf PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2003
Appointments to WC Airport Authority - Term Limits PDF
Confidential Nature of Proprietary Information PDF
Disclosure of incriminating evidence obtained from pre-employment polygraphs of LE employed by other governmental entities PDF
Disruptive members of the public at meetings of the Sparks City Council PDF
Juvenile Suspects - Right to Have a Parent Present During Custodial Interrogation PDF
Motorized Scooters PDF
New Reasonableness Requirement to Make an Arrest Where Officer Has Discretion to Cite or Arrest PDF
Recreational Vehicle Storage in the Front Yard of a Multiple-family Dwelling Unit on Property Zoned for Residential Purposes PDF
Redevelopment Agency Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2003 PDF
Sparks Redevelopment Agency-Tie Vote PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2002
Accepting Applications from Resident Aliens PDF
Appointments to City of Sparks Charter Committee PDF
Arresting a Suspect for Refusing to Identify Himself during a Terry Stop is Unconstitutional PDF
Child Support Information, NRS 266.358 PDF
Fire Inspections of In-Home Daycare PDF
Fourth Amendment - Transport - Sexual Harrasment PDF
Impact Fees and Residential Construction Taxes PDF
Labor Issues - Court Admin's employment contract and payment of unused sick leave upon employee's death PDF
Legality of Creating Wards and Boundaries - Amendment of Sparks City Charter, Article I, Section 1.040 PDF
Licensing of Peddlers PDF
Lottery or Raffle Registration with the Nevada Gaming Control Board PDF
Mayor Voting - Amendment of Sparks City Charter-Article III, Section 3.010 PDF
Military Service by City Employees PDF
Nevada Variable Rate Demand Economic Development Revenue Bonds (Rix Industries Project) Series 2002 PDF
Public Disclosure of Registration Info Pertaining to Registered Convicted Persons and Persons Convicted of Certain Crimes Against a Child and Sex Offenders PDF
Public Records - Crime Report pertaining to incident involving patients at Nevada Mental Health Institute PDF
Salary Adjustments for Mayor and City Council PDF
Service of Process on Minors PDF
Tavo Valera-Wingfield Springs Unit Eighteen Amended Final Map PDF
Term Limits for Sparks Mayor and City Council Members PDF
Use of Proceeds from Sale of Forfeited Vehicles Used in Police Service PDF

Sparks City Attorney's Office Opinions for 2001
Abandonment of Pawn Shop License-Waiver Provision PDF
Bail Bond - Exoneration PDF
Court Employees - Entitled to Civil Service Protection PDF
Design-Build Contracting PDF
Distribution of Agendas PDF
Donation of City Funds to Non-profits or Governmental Entities PDF
Draft Ordinance - Police registration of nonresident ex-convicts with SPD PDF
Enterprise Fund for Planned Development Handbook Review Services and Processes PDF
Formation of Special Assessment District PDF
Franchise Fees on AT&T@Home Service PDF
Handicapped Parking Signs PDF
Personal History Statement - Use of Controlled Substances; Pre-Employment Questionnaire Form PDF
Planned Development Procedures PDF
Public Comment PDF
School Drills and NRS PDF
Subdivisions to enter into Agreement re landscape maintenance districts PDF
Wastewater Utility Districts PDF

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