The city of Las Vegas has launched the Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, which aims to unite private dollars with pressing funding needs, including the city’s homeless courtyard project.
Kerry Gerst loves living perched high above downtown Las Vegas in The Ogden, but being woken up at 6:30 a.m. by a drunken quarrel in a nearby condo that’s flouting city rules by operating as a short-term rental proved less than pleasant.
The Elks Paran Lodge that has been closed by emergency order for nearly three months will be allowed to reopen if the organization puts in place a security plan and report any law enforcement calls within 48 hours.
Las Vegas city officials are considering banning bats, wrist rockets, swords and other potential weapons from public demonstrations.
But State Engineer Jason King made it clear that his hand was forced by a court order he doesn’t agree with and left the door open for future approval of the project.
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.