Sparks City Council Meeting 4/10/2017 2:00:00 PM

    Monday, April 10, 2017 2:00 PM
    Council Chambers, Legislative Bldg, 745 4th St., Sparks, NV

General Business: 9.2

Title: Consideration, discussion and possible approval of the Mayor's recommendation of an appointment to the Truckee River Fund Advisory Committee (from the following pool of applicants listed in alphabetical order: Ron Penrose).
Petitioner/Presenter: Stephen W. Driscoll/Stephen W. Driscoll
Recommendation: That the Council confirms the Mayor's appointment to the Truckee River Fund Advisory Committee
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 appointments.


The Truckee River Fund, an advised fund administered by the Community Foundation of Western Nevada, was established in 2005 for the purpose of protecting the Truckee River and its tributaries.  The advisory committee meets quarterly to consider projects for funding, review completed project reports, and hear reports about work being done to protect and enhance the Truckee River.  Committee meetings are generally held on Fridays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

The advisory committee is made up of 9 members; 3 each are appointed by the City of Reno, City of Sparks and Washoe County.



The City of Sparks current appointments include:

Mike Brisbin (2006)

Candice Elder (2013)

Vacant position:

Tom  Swan (2005)  Mr. Swan recently resigned after several years of dedicated service.


The Council could give other direction.

Recommended Motion:

I move to confirm the Mayor's appointment of _________________ to the Truckee River Fund Advisory Committee.

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