City Of Sparks

June, 2011

Aug 13 2014
A recreational volleyball league for girls in 3rd through 8th grade will be held at the Alf Sorensen Community Center from Sept. 15 through Nov. 5. The program is designed to be fun for everyone. Volleyball experience is not required. One-hour practices/games will take place from 5:30 p.m....
Aug 8 2014
City of Sparks News
As students at Dilworth STEM Academy head back to school, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is advising the community of a nearby sidewalk closure.  The sidewalk on the south side of Prater Way is closed from the Iron Horse Shopping Center to Stanford Way.  The sidewalk...
Aug 7 2014
City of Sparks News
The first day of school for Washoe County students is Monday, Aug. 11, so be prepared to practice caution, as there will be quite a few kids traveling to and from school in the coming weeks. “With a little extra care, residents can help increase the safety of our local children as they head...
Aug 4 2014
City of Sparks News
Customers of Truckee Meadows Water Authority are being asked to reduce their outdoor water use by 10% and not water from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Now is the time when customers can make a difference by conserving water and reducing their outdoor water use, which will help minimize the amount of...
Jul 30 2014
City of Sparks News
Vote for the Sesquicentennial Medallion.   The Nevada Sesquicentennial Commission invites all Nevadans to participate in choosing the design for the fourth commemorative medallion in honor of Nevada’s 150th birthday.  This medallion, the final in the series of four motifs...
Jul 24 2014
City of Sparks News
It’s about saving lives.  This issue of Spotlight on Sparks focuses on the WET (Water Entry Team) unit, involved in all aspects of water rescue.  Sparks Fire Department maintains three technical teams; the WET unit is one of them.  Rescue professionals demonstrate critical...
Jul 23 2014
City of Sparks News
Phase one of the SouthEast Connector is nearly finished.  Contractor Kiewit Western estimated they have about two months of wrap-up projects ahead, but the major work is behind them.  Phase one, which constitutes about a mile of the overall 5.5-mile long roadway and the construction of...
Jul 16 2014
City of Sparks News
From breaking news to updates on all the special events, Sparks residents can stay in the know by subscribing to the City of Sparks website.  Those who sign up receive e-mail updates on a variety of timely topics, making it easy to stay up-to-date about what’s happening in the local...
Jul 16 2014
City of Sparks News
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) now offers a mobile app to locate existing bike racks in Washoe County. The RTC Bike Rack is great for cyclists to plan trips and takes the hassle out of looking for a bike rack!  It will also help the RTC to identify locations for future bike racks...
Jul 10 2014
City of Sparks News
Effective July 1, Sparks residents will see new sewer rates on their quarterly bill.  The new rate affects only the sewer portion of the bill, not the storm drain, river flood or other rates. For single-family residential customers, the change comes in the form of an 8.25 percent increase in...

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