Agenda Item 28 – Short Term Rentals
The Tahoe Daily Tribune wrote a summary article on the Short Term Rental agenda item. Click here to view the article.
In the LiveStream video, the presentation begins at 1:50 (1 hour 50 minutes) with public comments beginning at 2:50 and the Commissioners comments beginning at 3:50. Click here to view the video. The presentation by staff may be accessed here.
TRPA approved the Guidelines which require all basin jurisdictions to comply or risk having their housing allocations reduced. Since Washoe County doesn’t need additional housing allocations, it’s unclear as to how TRPA will enforce the guidelines in Washoe County. Click here to view the TRPA Neighborhood Compatibility Guidelines.
Agenda Item 29 – Appeal of the Tax Revolt Decision
The Commissioners approved the staff’s recommended approach to retain outside legal counsel and pursue an appeal of the Court’s decision. The Commissioners were concerned about the County’s ability to fullfill the court ordered repayment within one year.
The Washoe County taxpayers are paying roughly $5,000 per day in interest.
Todd Lowe, President of the Village League to Save Incline Assets, spoke at last week’s community forum. He explained the history of the legal case and the costs to the Washoe County tax payers. Click here to view the transcript of the meeting. Click here to view the court order.