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Sparks City Council Meeting 1/8/2018

General Business: 9.1

Title: Consideration, discussion and possible appointment to the Regional Planning Governing Board for a three-year term from the following pool of applicants listed in alphabetical order: Donald Abbott; Charlene Bybee; Kristopher Dahir; Ed Lawson; Geno Martini and Ron Smith.
Petitioner/Presenter: Stephen W. Driscoll, ICMA-CM/Stephen W. Driscoll, ICMA-CM
Recommendation: That the Council select the appointment to the Regional Planning Governing Board.
Financial Impact: None.
Business Impact (Per NRS 237):
A Business Impact Statement is not required because this is not a rule.
Agenda Item Brief:

Committee appointment.


The Regional Planning Governing Board is responsible for regional planning policy issues and adopts the Regional Plan based on recommendations put forward by the Regional Planning Commission. The Board has ten members; three from Washoe County; four from the City of Reno; and three from the City of Sparks.



The City of Sparks’ three appointments to the Regional Planning Governing Board are staggered, three-year terms. Each appointee is an elected official; the current members are Council Member Ed Lawson; Council Member Charlene Bybee; Council Member Donald Abbott; and Council Member Kristopher Dahir, as an alternate. Ed Lawson's appointment expired on December 31, 2017 and he wishes to seek reappointment on the Regional Planning Governing Board.


Council could give other direction.

Recommended Motion:

I move to re-appoint Council Member Ed Lawson to the Regional Planning Governing Board for a three-year term which will expire on December 31, 2020.


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