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December 9, 2020 Reno City Council Highlights

Post Date:12/09/2020 6:23 PM

In our ongoing commitment to keep citizens and media informed, we’ve summarized the outcomes of a few key agenda items from :

- RENOVation Zoning Code Update

Chơi các trò chơi dễ thươngIn a series of votes the Reno City Council approved the adoption of the new Annexation and Land Development Code of the City of Reno, also known as the RENOvation Zoning Code Update.

Chơi các trò chơi dễ thươngThe Ordinance Introduction repealed the existing Annexation and Land Development Code in its entirety and replaced it with a new code. It is important to note that the ordinance will come back to Council for a second reading and adoption on January 13, 2021. 

The Zoning Code Update has been a participatory two-year process to modernize Reno’s requirements for land use and development. The update implements the City’s new Master Plan, called ReImagine Reno, and responds to feedback received through an extensive public engagement process.

- Pinehaven Fire Report

The Reno Fire Department provided a debrief report on the Pinehaven Fire from late November. A cause of the fire is still being investigated, Truckee Meadows Fire, the State of Nevada Fire Marshal, North Lake Tahoe Fire, and the Forest Service are all assisting with that investigation. 

- Homeless Navigator

Council accepted a grant from Community Health Plan for $50,000 to create a homeless navigator staffer. The pilot project aims to help ease members of the unsheltered population into more permanent housing. 

- Grant Distributions

Council directed staff to accept grants from Housing and Urban Development and Community Development Block Grants, which include emergency funds. More than $2.7 million will go toward homeless shelter operations, along with rapid rehousing efforts and more. 

- Parks Programs

Council approved a resolution to modify fees for parks programs and codify safety measures. Those measures include facility use and social distance requirements, along with new options for leagues, including cornhole.

- Vine and Washington Senior Housing

Chơi các trò chơi dễ thươngCouncil approved sale agreements to sell approximately two acres of city-owned land to Greenstreet Development. The company will use the land to construct affordable senior housing. 

- Recreation and Parks Commission Appointments

Council reappointed Michael Ginsburg and David Pritchett and appointed Austin Youngblood.

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