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Ward 1 – Vacant

Updated: October 7, 2016 “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the people of Sparks and represent Ward 1 for the past eight years,” said Councilwoman Ratti….

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Mayor, City Council, and City Manager General Information

The City of Sparks has a council/manager form of government where the mayor and city council make policy decisions which the city manager and his staff implement. The mayor and five member council, are elected for staggered four year terms. The City Manager is Steve Driscoll.

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Planning and Zoning

Community Services Planning Division This division is responsible for all development review, plan checking, permitting, and entitlements including planned developments, subdivisions, zone changes, master plan amendments, code amendments, special use…

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How do I safely dispose of house paint?

Water-based house paint is considered hazardous material when wet, but can be put into your normal garbage cart if the paint container lids are taken off and the paint is…

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How do I safely dispose of old car batteries, used motor oil, antifreeze or electronics?

Residents may bring these items to the Lockwood Landfill or Reno/Stead transfer stations. The Lockwood Landfill accepts for free the following from each residential customer: up to two automotive batteries;…

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What do I do with computer monitors or televisions that I need to throw out?

The Lockwood Landfill/Transfer Stations will take one computer monitor or television per residential customer at posted rates.

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What should I do with bulky items or appliances that I want to dispose of?

The Lockwood Landfill, located in Lockwood, off I-80 at Mustang exit 23, accepts bulky items, such as mattresses and sofas, from the residential consumer for free at any time during…

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What do I do if all of my trash won’t fit in my cart?

Starting in February 2016, all trash and recyclables must be placed in Waste Management carts.  Excess waste contained in 32-gallon bag, box or bundle (not to exceed 3′ x 3′…

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Can I use my own trash can?

No. The rate for residential service includes the rental of the 96-gallon or 64-gallon container for garbage service. These cans are standardized and meet the rugged requirements associated with the…

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Are there service delays for holidays?

Waste Management operates residential routes Monday through Friday and work all holidays, including Christmas. The customer service center is closed on New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day,…

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