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Ward 3

Councilman Paul Anderson was appointed as Ward 3 Councilman by Mayor Ron Smith on December 10, 2018. Mr. Anderson has been a resident of Sparks for more than 30 years and is currently employed an account executive with Pilot Thomas Logistics, specializing in national accounts and government contracts. 

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Ward 2

Councilman Ed Lawson was elected to the City Council in November, 2010, reelected in 2014 and 2018 and elected Mayor Pro Tempore in November 2018. He was born in Sunnyside, WA, and grew up in Las Vegas, NV.  He attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.

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Ward 1

Donald Abbott was elected to his first term serving the City and residents of Ward 1 in November of 2016. He succeeded former Sparks City Councilwoman (current Nevada State Senator) Julia Ratti and is the first millennial and youngest person to serve on the Sparks City Council.

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Over the last several months, we’ve heard from nearly 2,600 residents through our #IgniteSparks initiative. The plan is designed to prepare our city in the areas of growth, economic vitality and quality…

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Volunteering for a Sparks Board/Commission/Committee

Getting involved with the City of Sparks on a board, commission or committee is a great way to give back to the community.

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Sparks Fire Department

Get information on the Sparks Fire Department, including fire station locations, information on becoming a firefighter, and news and updates from around the area.

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Sparks Police Department

Get more information on the Sparks Police Department and information on filing a report as well as latest updates in the area.

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Flood Safety

Current Flood Information

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Washoe County Health District

Get news, updates, and links to popular online services from Washoe County on the Washoe County Health District website.

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Prepare for Emergencies

During emergencies, the City of Sparks will place all necessary information on the front page of the City’s website. For information on preparing for earthquakes, floods, power outages, fires, and other…

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