Washoe County Announcement

Governor Brian Sandoval to tour flooded areas of Washoe County
Media invited on two-stop tour with Governor Sandoval and elected officials to view damage.

Media Release
For Immediate Release
www.washoecounty.us

Contact: Joint Information Media Line
775.337.5860

Reno, Nevada. Jan. 9, 2017. Governor Brian Sandoval will join Washoe County Commission Chairman Bob Lucey, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, Sparks Mayor Pro Tempore Ron Smith and other officials today, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at 12:45 p.m., for a two-stop tour of flooded areas in Washoe County.

Gov. Sandoval and the regional group will begin the ground tour at the entrance to the SouthEast Connector at Sparks Boulevard and Greg Street. From there, he will complete the tour in downtown Reno at Arlington Ave., and First St.

Members of the media are invited to meet the group at the entrance to the SouthEast Connector at Sparks Blvd, and Greg St., at 12:45 p.m., for the beginning of the tour.

Interviews with Governor Sandoval and other elected officials will be available at the end of the tour in downtown Reno.

Who: Governor Brian Sandoval; Chairman Bob Lucey; Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve; Sparks Mayor Pro Tempore Ron Smith; Washoe County Manager John Slaughter; Reno Acting City Manager Bill Thomas; and Sparks City Manager Steve Driscoll

What: Tour of flooded areas of Washoe County

Where:  

  • SouthEast Connector at Sparks Boulevard and Greg Street
  • Arlington Ave. and First St., downtown Reno.

When: Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at 12:45 p.m.

Media: Members of the media are invited to accompany Gov. Sandoval during the ground tour. Media interviews will only be available at Arlington Ave. and First St., in downtown Reno following the tour.

For media inquiries, please contact the Joint Information Center at 775-337-5860.

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