The funding source hasn’t been determined, but the city’s Director of Community Services Kathi Thomas-Gibson said nationwide, the revenue streams dedicated to help local governments fund similar projects runs the gamut from a portion of business license fees to a sales tax increase or profits from a special ized license plate.
The Las Vegas City Council threw unanimous support Wednesday behind a plan to spend up to $56 million on a new downtown municipal courthouse.
Attorneys for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board have agreed to sweeten a pending deal for CEO Rossi Ralenkotter by upping his post-retirement consulting contract to $270,000 amid a police investigation of the agency.
The study presented Thursday during an interim committee meeting on education says the state should be spending $9,238 per student, not the $5,387 it currently provides.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority and it’s member utilities banned Sunday sprinkler use in 2016, but a recent analysis indicated that thousands of Las Vegas Valley Water District customers appear to be ignoring the prohibition.
The proposed cost for a new municipal courthouse in downtown Las Vegas — up to $56.2 million — would be funded using dollars from Clark County buying the city out of its lease at the Regional Justice Center.
A pair of 26-foot-tall showgirls now greet northbound visitors to downtown Las Vegas, part of a new $767,000 display near the city’s southern boundary.
A black community lodge sued the city of Las Vegas and the Metropolitan Police Department last week, accusing the agencies of targeting the group in recent years in an effort to close the establishment.
The Clark County Commission is slated to vote Tuesday on a deal to buy Las Vegas out of its lease at the Regional Justice Center, a move that would pave the way for the city to build a new municipal courthouse.
Among the reasons for the gate are improving pedestrian safety and addressing concerns for area businesses, city officials said.