City of Reno


Tiny Homes Village Concept - Sharon Chamberlain, CEO, Northern Nevada HOPES and Pat Cashell, Regional Director, Volunteers of America Northern Nevada. [1:00PM Time Certain]


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Meeting History

Oct 11, 2017 9:00 AM Video Reno City Council Regular

Pat Cashell, Regional Director of Volunteers of America - Northern Nevada, and Sharon Chamberlain, Chief Executive Officer of Northern Nevada HOPES, made the presentation.

Vice Mayor Jardon called for public comment.

Stephen Popovich, 33 South Park Street #223; Jerry R. Jackson, Jr., 655 West Fourth Street #235; and Diane Campbell submitted public comment forms in favor of tiny homes, but did not wish to speak.

The following individuals spoke in support of tiny homes: 1) Alexis Motarey, 5400 Mill Street, representing the Nevada Chapter of Associated General Contractors; 2) Kate Lambertson, online public comment; 3) Sam Dehne, Reno resident; and 4) Lisa Lee, 290 Rue de la Jaune, Sparks.

Craig Parish, 445 South Virginia Street, Pastor of Living Stones Church, discussed the services provided by the Church to the community, and said that the Church will be providing $15,000 towards the building of tiny homes.

Donald Pattalock, 9210 Prototype Drive, Suite 100, Managing Member of the Stonegate Master Planned Community, discussed housing issues and stated that he is willing to commit a minimum of $50,000 to see the project through the first phase and any of the dirt work, engineering, and design work that is going to go into getting it set up.

It was moved by Council Member Jardon, seconded by Council Member Brekhus, to direct staff to move forward as quickly as possible with pursuing all opportunities related to tiny homes and facilitate with all necessary entities and agencies to make it happen.

Motion carried.