City of Reno
Nevada

Presentation
9013

Presentation and update on flood mitigation efforts in the North Valleys by Washoe County and the City of Reno.

Information

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Category:Presentation

Meeting History

Dec 6, 2017 12:00 PM Video Reno City Council Regular

COUNCIL MEMBERS BOBZIEN AND BREKHUS ABSENT AT 4:34 P.M.

The presentation was given.

COUNCIL MEMBER BREKHUS PRESENT AT 4:44 P.M.

Tammy Holt-Still responded to questions from Mayor Schieve regarding the condition of the barriers and traffic issues related to the barriers. She also discussed power poles that were installed for the pumps that do not have power lines yet.

Council Member Brekhus discussed concerns and suggested the possibility of considering a development moratorium that can be tailored.

COUNCIL MEMBER DELGADO ABSENT AT 5:00 P.M.

COUNCIL MEMBER BOBZIEN PRESENT AT 5:04 P.M.

Council Member McKenzie also discussed concerns and suggested the possibility of establishing an ordinance for an impact fee for any development that uses closed basins to pay for mitigation that will be needed to prevent flooding in the future.

Mayor Schieve asked staff to set up a meeting with Ms. Holt-Still and provide feedback from that meeting to the Council. She stated that she would like to bring this back at a future meeting.

COUNCIL MEMBER DELGADO PRESENT AT 5:19 P.M.

Mr. Flansberg confirmed that staff will meet with Ms. Holt-Still and keep the City Council updated through memos, with another update to be provided to the Council at a future meeting.

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN ON THIS ITEM.