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Board of County Commission Highlights

Posted on: June 19, 2018

Commission Meeting Highlights - June 19, 2018

PAHRUMP, Nev., June 19, 2018 - The following report highlights several important actions taken at the Nye County Board of Commissioners meeting. The agenda numbers provide links to each item’s backup.

*Approved resolutions will be posted separately here

*New approved ordinances will be posted separately here

Vance Payne, who is retiring as director of Department of Emergency Management, was honored for his six years of service. 

The board approved five 1-year public defender contracts as part of the county's Indigent Defense Program. Attorneys Nathan Gent, Jason Earnest, Brent Percival, Danial Martinez and Carl Joerger were either renewed or awarded new contracts. Commissioner Donna Cox is the board's liaison for the program. (29)  

Display fireworks event permits were approved for Fourth of July events at Petrack Park in Pahrump and the Currant Creek Community Center in Duckwater. (31, 32)

Commissioner unanimously approved a new 15-year-lease agreement with Mercy Air Services for heliport and personnel facilities in Pahrump. (42)

Pahrump Valley Disposal was awarded the bid for scrap metal disposal at the county owned and operated Tonopah Landfill. (46)

Board approved the fiscal year 2019 Regional Transportation budget of $2M and $3.15M for various road materials and maintenance projects. (49)

$10,000 was approved for the Pahrump Family Resource Center to provide direct client services to veterans (51) 

The board also approved $4,000 for the Marine Corps League to acquire color guard uniforms and gear. (52)

Sitting as the Governing Body of Unincorporated Town of Pahrump

Saul Villa, who is retiring from Pahrump Buildings & Grounds, was honored for his 28 years of service with an engraved silver pocket watch.  

*Next regular meeting will be July 3, 2018 at 10 a.m. in Tonopah, teleconferenced in Pahrump.

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