The candidates are vying to replace Ricki Barlow, who stepped down in January and said he will plead guilty to a federal felony charge for fraudulently converting campaign money from his 2015 re-election effort to dollars for a personal use.
Clark County residents turned out en masse on a Monday afternoon to show Las Vegas city officials there’s major opposition to a proposal to incorporate 872 acres into city bounds.
If a majority of the affected more than 1,500 property owners protest the annexation, the city won’t be able to move forward. The 10 areas slated for annexation are “islands” of unincorporated Clark County territory that sit inside the city’s three most urban wards.
Nicole Rourke, associate superintendent of community and government relations, will leave her post next week to serve as a deputy administrative services director with the city, a spokeswoman for the district confirmed.
The Las Vegas City Council appointed two new directors on Wednesday: Michael Janssen will lead the city’s public works department and Robert Summerfield will helm the planning department.
The city of Las Vegas will sell a piece of the downtown Symphony Park property to a Texas-based developer for $2 million, well under the appraised value.
The city of Las Vegas will request millions of dollars in grants from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to help fund a large-scale renovation of one of downtown’s primary attractions, the Fremont Street Experience.
Amid urging from the community, the Las Vegas City Council unanimously voted to hold a special election to replace Ricki Barlow, who stepped down in January.
Clark County commissioners are urging the Las Vegas City Council to halt efforts to annex 872 acres of county land.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman wants Ward 5 voters to decide who will represent them for more than a year, to serve out the remainder of former councilman Ricki Barlow’s term.