City of Reno

Staff Report

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Discussion and potential reappointment/appointment of one individual to the Recreation and Parks Commission from the following pool of applicants, listed in alphabetical order: Eric Highley, Erik Jimenez, Margot Murray, Rebecca Pairis or David Pritchett (reappointment).


Department:City ClerkSponsors:
Category:Boards and Commission Appointments

Recommendation and Proposed Motion

Recommendation:  Staff recommends that the Mayor and Council make the necessary reappointment/appointment as noted in the staff report.


Proposed Motion:  I move to reappoint/appoint _____ to the Recreation and Parks Commission.

Staff Report Formal Body

Summary:  David Pritchett’s term on the Recreation and Parks Commission (RPC) is due to expire.  He is eligible for and interested in reappointment.  We have received applications from Eric Highley, Erik Jimenez, Margot Murray and Rebecca Pairis.  The term of reappointment/appointment is for the period November 8, 2017, through October 31, 2020.


Background:  Pursuant to RMC 2.08.030, the RPC is appointed by the city council and shall consist of nine voting members who reside within the City of Reno.  Employees of the City of Reno are not eligible for membership.  In the event of a vacancy on the RPC, RMC 2.08.060 provides that the city shall appoint a suitable person to fill such a vacancy.


Method of Appointment:  Appointed by City Council.


Financial Implications:  None at this time.


Legal Implications:  Nevada Open Meeting Law requirements apply to any committee appointed by the Council.


Meeting History

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 PM Video Reno City Council Regular


David Pritchett was reappointed to the Recreation and Parks Commission.

MOVER:David Bobzien, Councilmember
SECONDER:Neoma Jardon, Councilmember
AYES:Hillary Schieve, Naomi Duerr, Oscar Delgado, Paul McKenzie, Neoma Jardon, David Bobzien
ABSENT:Jenny Brekhus