Sparks City Council Highlights March 23, 2020
Sparks, NV – The following are highlights from the March 23, 2020 Sparks City Council Meeting.
Announcements, Presentations, Commendations:
- Council heard a presentation about the City of Sparks’ participation in the 2020 United States Census
- City Manager Neil Krutz reported on vacancies on the following Boards and commissions. All applicants can submit applications online at www.cityofsparks.us/getinvolved.
- Civil Service Commission. Two vacancies, each for three-year terms ending on June 30, 2023. Applications will be taken through 5:00 pm on May 1, 2020.
- Enterprise Fund Advisory Committee. One vacancy for a candidate with experience in the commercial construction industry. This is for a partial term, running from March 23, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Applications will be accepted through 5:00 pm on March 27, 2020.
- Parks and Recreation Commission. Three vacancies, each for three-year terms ending June 30, 2023. Applicants must be a Sparks resident or have a valid Sparks business license at the time of appointment. Applications will be accepted through 5:00 pm on May 1, 2020.
- Sparks Senior Citizens Advisory Committee. One vacancy on the Sparks Senior Citizens Advisory Committee for Ward 4, co-terminus with the term of the appointing elected official (November 2022). Members must be Sparks residents, preferably over the age of 55. Applications will be accepted through 5:00 pm on March 27, 2020.
- Mike Pecorino was appointed to the Sparks Building Code Board of Appeals for a two-year term.
- Council adopted a resolution to augment the FY20 Capital Projects Funds, Enterprise Funds and Internal Service Fund by $12,048,498 to provide appropriations for capital projects approved, but not completed in prior years.
- Council adopted a resolution to augment the FY20 budget of the Impact Fee Service Area 1 Fund by $35,000 to provide appropriations for un-budgeted expenditures related to design of a regional trail between Kiley Parkway and Sparks Boulevard.
- Council approved the recommendation from the Regional Street Naming Committee to rename a portion of ‘C’ Street, between Pyramid Way and Victorian Plaza Circle, to ‘Avenue of the Oaks’.