Sparks City Council Highlights October 12, 2020
Sparks, NV – The following are highlights from the October 12, 2020 Sparks City Council Meeting.
Announcements, Presentations, Recognition Items and Items of Special Interest:
- City Manager Neil Krutz announced one vacancy on the Sparks Planning Commission for a partial term ending December 31, 2023. Applicants must be Sparks residents and a registered voter. Applications will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020. Applicants may apply at cityofsparks.us/getinvolved.
- The city manager also announced a vacancy on the Technical Review Committee, Washoe County Home Consortium for a partial term ending June 30, 2021. Applicants must be a Sparks resident and are not required to be technically proficient. Applications will be accepted until October 28, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
- Council proclaimed October 14, 2020 as International Walk to School Day to encourage citizens of Sparks to walk or bicycle with their children to school while celebrating the benefits of increased safety and health this day and throughout the year.
- Council heard a presentation from Jeff Cronk, city of Sparks Chief Financial Officer, on the cumulative fiscal impact created by the COVID-19 pandemic using the most current data available.
- Council approved payment of $100,000 to the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) for the City’s Fiscal Year 2020-2021 membership dues.
- Council directed the City Manager and City Attorney to dismiss legal action against IPC D’Andrea LLC as measures were taken by D’Andrea Phoenix Acquisition LLC to correct nuisances identified by the City in a petition filed in District Court.
- Council approved $485,400.00 for the 2021 Permanent Patch Project contract with West Coast Paving, Inc. The permanent patch contract is a yearly contract for permanent patching of city owned streets and alleys that have been cut by permit holders. The program is funded solely through permit fees.