Centennial Neighborhood News, July 2-8

CLARK COUNTY CONSIDERS LAND SWAP INVOLVING CAMP LEE CANYON

Clark County officials may give up 4 acres of the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area at Lee Meadows in exchange for U.S. Forest Service-run land at Camp Lee Canyon totaling 17 acres.

The move would aim to help prevent camp fee increases and requires a congressional delegation’s decision over whether to allow the swap under federal law.

For more information on the proposal, contact the U.S. Forest Service at 866-388-7162 or visit fs.usda.gov.

US FOREST SERVICE RELEASES
PROPOSED PLAN FOR MOUNT CHARLESTON

The U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management released a preliminary Mount Charleston wilderness management plan in June.

The forest service plans to allow 30 days of public review and comment on the plan.

Residents can r ead the proposal at fs.usda.gov.

For more information, contact the U.S. Forest Service at 866-388-7162 .

CITY OF LAS VEGAS TO ACCEPT LAND USE
APPLICATIONS AND PLANS ONLINE

The city of Las Vegas plans to accept land use applications and plans online, including general plan amendments, rezoning requests, site plan reviews, variances and special use permits.

Residents, engineers and architects can go through the zoning process from their computer rather than visiting the city’s Development Services Center, 333 N. Rancho Drive.

Future plans are to have the mapping process, civil plans, engineering plans and building permits available for submittal and review online, too.

For those without scanning equipment at home, a kiosk at the Development Services Center will be offered for customers to scan their plans and submit them electronically.

Training sessions have been scheduled for customers to learn the new system. Upcoming sessions are scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. July 18 and July 23 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., in the first-floor Human Resources training rooms.

There are 14 spots per session, so RSVP is required by emailing
planning@lasvegasnevada.gov or calling 702-229-6301.

For more information, visit lasvegasnevada.gov/dsp.

TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
TO IMPLEMENT SERVICE CHANGES JULY 7

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada plans to implement its annual transit service change July 7.

After receiving public feedback, modifications will include increased frequencies, schedule and span-of-service adjustments, in addition to modifications to the Boulder Highway Express (BHX), the Henderson & Downtown Express (HDX), Route 212-Sunset Road and Route 402-Sunset/Boulder City.

Also, boarding changes are proposed on the Sahara Express (SX), BHX and HDX.

A full list of service changes is available at rtcsnv.com, or for more information, call 702-228-7433.

PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS INVITED
TO JOIN WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS JULY 3

The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 10:30 a.m. July 3 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane.

The coffee events are planned for the first Wednesday of each month.

The social club is for women who have lived in the area for 10 years or less or those who have life-changing events, such as retirement. A luncheon with a program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month.

For more information, visit westside
newcomersclub.org or call Laura Gordon at 702-649-3922.

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