WASHOE CO. NEWS RELEASE
At their meeting yesterday, county commissioners made several changes to board appointments the commissioners hold as representatives of Washoe County.
Commission Chairman Robert Larkin became a primary representative for the county on the Joint Fire Advisory Board with the city of Reno and became an alternate for the Truckee Meadows Flood Management Authority. As chair of the County Commission, he will also serve on the county’s Investment Committee and the EDAWN Economic Development Council, with the authority to designate the county manager to attend as representative.
He was also appointed Jan. 19 in a special county commission meeting to continue his appointment to the Regional Transportation Commission.
Commission Vice-Chair Bonnie Weber was appointed to the Regional Transportation Commission and the Washoe County School District Oversight Panel on School Facilities, and is an alternate on the Joint Fire Advisory Board.
Commissioner David Humke became the primary representative for the Organizational Effectiveness Committee and the Nevada Association of Counties Board of Directors, and will become a special Judicial Liaison for the County Commission. He will also serve as first alternate to the Regional Transportation Commission.
Commissioner Kitty Jung was appointed to the Truckee Meadows Flood Management Authority, the Washoe County Investment Committee, the Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) Board, and the county member of the Western Regional Water Commission. Jung is an alternate for the Nevada Association of Counties Board of Directors.
Commissioner John Breternitz, having completed a year as the chairman of the Washoe County Commission, stepped down from several committees that are, traditionally, staffed by the current chairman of the commission, but will remain on the Audit Committee and the Debt Management Commission.
In addition, the commissioners took action to authorize all commissioners to be seated as alternates when needed for the Joint Fire Advisory Board, the Nevada Association of Counties Board of Directors, the Regional Planning Governing Board, the Regional Transportation Commission, the Truckee Meadows Water Authority and the Truckee River Flood Management Authority.