Reno City Council could vote Wednesday on annexing a slice of Lemmon Valley being eyed for development. Michelle Billman reports the decision raises larger questions among North Valleys residents about how growth is impacting their community.
City Council has already unanimously approved an ordinance introduction for the annexation. The owner says the land would be ideal for housing, which has some Lemmon Valley residents worried, including Doug Robertson who spoke up at the last council meeting.
“We don’t live in Reno because we don’t want to live in Reno,” Robertson said. “I’m sorry.”
“What? Are you saying you don’t like us?” interjected Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve. “I won’t take it personally.”
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