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Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
November 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue Nov 14 – 10:00 am at 1001 East Ninth Avenue, Building A, Reno. Virtual public comment is available from Incline Village Library for opening public comment only.
Item #22. Recommendation to accept the 2024 Incline Traffic Motor Unit Grant extension from the Dave and Cheryl Duffield Foundation [amount not to exceed $412,803.90 no match required] to be used to pay for two (2) full time deputy sheriffs, associated operating expenses, and equipment retroactive for the grant period of September 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024.
Item #27. Recommendation to provide direction to staff by confirming or modifying proposed prioritization of initial actions to begin implementing the Envision Washoe 2040 Master Plan. The subjects for prioritization for which staff is requesting Board input include the Tahoe Area Plan.
Item #28. Recommendation to: (1) confirm or modify the proposed prioritization of efforts to spur the creation of affordable housing and increase housing supply, including streamlining associated permitting processes, removing unnecessary regulatory barriers, and establishing incentives to create affordable housing units, which are FY24 Strategic Plan Initiatives; and (2) initiate amendments to Washoe County Code (WCC) Chapter 110 (Development Code) pursuant to WCC Sections 2.030 and 110.818.05 to create the necessary code language for the first in a series of amendments intended to implement the Board’s policy direction on this topic. Subject to applicable legal limitations, the initial amendments may include providing greater flexibility in establishing accessory dwelling units and creating a definition, standards, and potential incentives for construction of “junior” accessory dwelling units.
Agenda and e-comment are available here: https://washoe-nv.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx