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Deadline extended to July 12 to join new Citizen Advisory Boards



washoe-150x150-6980222-4363696The deadline to apply for one of Washoe County’s new volunteer Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) has been extended to July 12. The primary purpose of the CABs, which represent all five commission districts of the community, is to connect residents with County government to share ideas, solutions and identify concerns.

The areas for which Washoe County is seeking CAB members and alternates include:

East Truckee Canyon (5 positions)
Incline Village/Crystal Bay (7 positions)
North Valleys (12 positions)
South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley (12 positions)
Spanish Springs (7 positions)
Sun Valley (7 positions)
Verdi Township (7 positions)
Warm Springs/Rural (7 positions)
West Truckee Meadows (7 positions)

View the complete list of CAB program meeting dates for 2013.

The CABs will be asked to study and advise their County Commissioners on local public issues, including but not limited to regulations that guide building and planning for neighborhoods, neighborhood development proposals, public safety, the scope of local government services, discussions on how to allocate local taxpayer funds, the status of erosion control and road programs and the need for regional open space programs.

Applicants will be selected by Commissioners in July, followed quickly by a required CAB training. All applicants must reside within their CAB boundaries and be registered voters (if eligible) in Washoe County. To view the new Citizen Advisory Board boundaries, download the Citizen Advisory Board map.

Applications are available online and may be submitted until 5 p.m. PT, July 12 by:

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 775.328.2037, Attn: Andrea Tavener
Mail: Citizen Advisory Board Program, Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 11130, Reno, Nevada 89520

For more information, call 775.328.2720 or email [email protected].

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