Announcements

2019 Announcements

May

May 23, 2019

Libraries Partner With Food Bank of Northern Nevada, June 10 - August 11, 2019
Providing Free Meals To Kids This Summer!

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed in observance of Memorial Day
County Clerk’s Office will remain open

Crime Analyst I
Apply now for the Crime Analyst position at the Washoe County Sheriff's Office!

May 22, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

May 21, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve final budget, update on recruitment for County Manager and more

Fire Commissioners Adopt FY 2019-20 Budget
All TMFPD Fire Stations remain operational in the new fiscal year.

“Walk with Washoe” steps into action
Community invited to explore parks and trails with Washoe County staff

Library Board Approves New Convenient Hours
New Hours at the Duncan/Traner Community and Incline Village Libraries.

May 20, 2019

“Programs on the Porch” takes center stage at Bowers Mansion
Free concert & performance series begins this week

Stuff A Bus for Seniors Drive-By Donation Drive May 23 and 24
Donation drive for seniors set to begin at Sam's Club.

Public Health Communications Program Manager
The Washoe County Health District is seeking a dynamic professional with a strong background in public health communications. If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, apply by June 10 for the Public Health Communications Program Manager!

Public Health Nurse Supervisor
Are you looking to advance your career in public health nursing? Apply by June 3 for the Public Health Nurse Supervisor position with the Washoe County Health District!

Second mosquito abatement operation of 2019 set for Thursday, May 23
1,000 acres targeted in southern Washoe County for disease and nuisance prevention

May 17, 2019

Administrative Supervisor-Sheriff's Office
Apply now for the Administrative Supervisor position at the Washoe County Sheriff's Office!

May 16, 2019

All Washoe County Libraries Closed in Honor of Memorial Day
All Libraries Closed Monday, May 27, 2019.

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting AMENDED AGENDA
AMENDED Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Second mosquito abatement operation of 2019 set for Thursday, May 23
1,000 acres targeted in southern Washoe County for disease and nuisance prevention

May 15, 2019

Drug Prosecution Conviction
WCDA Sentencing Result in Drug Trafficking Case

May 14, 2019

WCDA Sentencing Result
Defendant Convicted in Sexual Assault Receives Life Term

Splish Splash: Seasonal Aquatics positions now available
Washoe County hiring for local splash parks, public pools and more

May 13, 2019

NDOT Announces Exit Numbers Changing on I-580
Nevada Department of Transportation to change exit numbers this summer

Open Recruitment Begins for Washoe County Library System's Board of Trustees
Applications accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019.

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Health officials stress the importance of continued education and support

May 10, 2019

The Washoe County North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 13, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Historic Bowers Mansion opens season with Civil War Reenactment
2019 Bowers Mansion opening day festivities to include Civil War demonstrations

May 8, 2019

Human Services Case Worker I, II, III
Like to help others?

Building Inspection Supervisor
The Washoe County Community Services Department is currently hiring for a Building Inspection Supervisor! Apply now for an opportunity to join our dedicated team of building and planning professionals!

May 7, 2019

The Second Judicial District Court Welcomes Tamatha Schreinert
Appointment fulfills the Judicial Vacancy in the Family Division, Department 14

Scam Alert: Letters target Washoe County residents
Washoe County Treasurer’s Office warns of scam involving tax liens on property

May 3, 2019

Deadline to apply for County Manager position quickly approaching
Open County Manager position closes for applicants on May 7

The Washoe County Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 6, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

May 2, 2019

Washoe County Library System Hosts a Grand Reopening Celebration: May 17, 2019
Come and See the Downtown Reno Library's Newly Renovated Children's Section.

Lemmon Valley Update
Get the latest information and reports here.

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets Tonight
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Take me out to the ball game
University of Nevada plays Fresno State in Have a Heart Baseball Game on Sunday, May 5, 2019.

May 1, 2019

Washoe County Regional Animal Services May Newsletter
Please enjoy our free newsletter.

April

April 30, 2019

Serving Washoe County: Low-Cost Vaccination and Free Microchip Clinic
Washoe County Regional Animal Services keeping pets healthy

April 29, 2019

Washoe County unveils Swan Lake StoryMap
New interactive map with data, photos and video illustrates ongoing response

TMFPD Will End Permitted Spring Burn Season Monday, May 6
Last day for permitted spring 2019 burning is Sunday

Washoe County Library System Holds Staff Development Day, May 16, 2019
Most Libraries Will Open At 2 p.m.

Washoe County Law Library Pro Bono Event
Free Legal Assistance offered at the Second Judicial District Court

Connect, Create, Contribute
Older Americans Month Opening Ceremonies is Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 10 a.m.

April 26, 2019

WCDA Sentencing Result
Trafficking Conviction Leads to Habitual Offender Sentencing

Criminalist Trainee FIS-Sheriff's Office
Apply now for the FIS Criminalist position at the Washoe County Sheriff's Office!

April 25, 2019

NDOT Sends Reminder About Overnight Road Closures
State Route 28 Pathway Bridge Installation

TODAY: Arbor Day Celebration this morning at Wilbur D. May Arboretum
Tree Planting Ceremony to mark anniversary of Arbor Day

Lemmon Valley Elementary School students build school garden in partnership with Urban Roots Garden Classrooms
Health District assists in funding programs that teach important lessons about healthy behaviors

April 24, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Concurrent Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Concurrent Meeting.

April 23, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners review proposed budget, approve recruitment plan for County Manager and more

Truckee Meadows Fire Crews Participate in Water Rescue Training
Media Availability scheduled for Friday, April 26

April 22, 2019

Washoe County Health District releases 2018 Annual Reports
Several programs, services and accomplishments highlighted.

Downtown Reno Library Closed: May 2 - 4, 2019
Closed For Construction Improvements.

Washoe County’s Second Judicial District Court Receives Grant
$1.8 Million Awarded to Expand Services Offered in Adult Drug and Diversion Courts

April 18, 2019

Report Release by WCDA
District Attorney Releases Findings on January, 2018 Officer Involved Shooting in Sparks

Enjoy a Special TED Session ... FREE @ your library®
The Downtown Reno Library Will Stream Session 3 of the TED2019 Conference: Thursday, April 25, 2019.

Nevada Recreation & Park Society presents Washoe County with Awards
Bowers Mansion Regional Park & North Valleys Regional Park honored

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

April 17, 2019

Sun Valley General Improvement District PIPELINE
SVGID Spring Newsletter

April 16, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners make proclamations, approve donations

April 15, 2019

Washoe County Regional Animal Services Advisory Board
Now accepting applications for open board position

Health District launches new mobile application to check restaurant ratings
Get results on over 3,600 food establishments in Reno, Sparks, Incline Village and Washoe County

April 11, 2019

First mosquito abatement operation of 2019 set for Wednesday, April 17
Larviciding will cover 1,000 acres throughout southern Washoe County

Washoe County Manager announces retirement
John Slaughter plans to retire after more than three decades of public service in Washoe County

Job Alert - for Seasonal Park Positions
If you enjoy the outdoors and are interested in a seasonal employment opportunity, apply now for one of our many Seasonal Park Positions with the Regional Parks and Open Space Division!

April 10, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Downtown Reno Library Closed: April 13 - 16, 2019
Closed For Construction Improvements.

Davis Creek Campground Now Offering Online Reservations
Campsite reservations now available online

April 9, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners give direction on next steps for Swan Lake

Grand Opening of new public recreation facility, “The Hive” at Lazy 5
Lazy 5 Regional Park staff welcomes community

April 8, 2019

Sun Valley Easter Egg Hunt
Community welcome to free event

April 5, 2019

Guilty Verdict Secured
Defendant Convicted in WCDA Prosecution of Child Abuse Charges

“Transforming Local Government” Conference heads to Reno for 25th Anniversary
Washoe County, City of Reno & City of Sparks team up to host conference

Washoe County Candlelight Vigil and Awards Ceremony
Honoring the past, creating hope for the future during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April 4, 2019

Transforming Local Government Conference
There’s still time.

April 3, 2019

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on April 4, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

April 2, 2019

More protections to be added around Swan Lake
Inflatable dams to be installed along Pompe Way

MEDIA ADVISORY: More protections to be added around Swan Lake
Inflatable dams to be installed along Pompe Way

Celebrate National Library Week: April 7 – 13, 2019
Help the Washoe County Library System Celebrate the 2019 Theme: "Libraries = Strong Communities"

Spring Family Estate Planning Workshop Series Offered At Sierra View Library
Learn How to Take Charge of Your Own Money and Estate.

The Washoe County Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board Meets on April 3, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

April 1, 2019

April Kicks Off National Donate Life Month
Partnership between WC Medical Examiner & Nevada Donor Network Offers Donation Opportunities

The Washoe County Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on April 1, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention
April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

March

March 27, 2019

Food For Fines Is Back! April 1 - 30, 2019
Help feed the hungry while you take care of your overdue fines.

March 26, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners make appointment to Nevada State Assembly District 30 seat

March 25, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Take Your Child to Work at County Complex
Washoe County celebrates family with special guests, interactive experiences and more

WCDA Secures Guilty Verdict
Conviction in Trial Involving DUI (Methamphetamine) Causing Substantial Bodily Harm

Join The Reno 1868 FC Soccer Stars!
Sparks Library Hosts Special Soccer Themed Story Time, Thursday, March 28, 2019.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Washoe County Commissioners to appoint representative for Nevada State Assembly District 30
Appointment scheduled to take place during March 26, 2019 meeting

March 21, 2019

2019 Healthy Parks Healthy People 5k Fun Run/Walk
Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation event

March 20, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Washoe County Receives 16 Qualified Applicants to fill Nevada State Assembly District 30
Board of County Commissioners to appoint

March 19, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners make proclamations, approve donations

March 18, 2019

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy is to Represent Commission District 2

Nevada County Health Rankings to be released
Report will compare health factors between communities statewide and nationally

March 15, 2019

Reinforcement work to take place on Lemmon Drive, goal to re-open
Weather subsides, more barrier installed

Washoe County Accepting Applications to Fill Vacancy for State Assembly District 30
Qualified citizens welcome to apply, Board of County Commissioners to appoint

March 14, 2019

Washoe County to Fill Vacancy for State Assembly District 30
Board of County Commissioners to appoint vacant position

March 13, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

March 12, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve in-car patrol cameras for Washoe County Sheriff’s Office

March 8, 2019

The Washoe County Warm Springs Rural Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 12, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Serving Seniors: Free Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pet owners age 60 and older
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helping seniors keep pets healthy

March 7, 2019

Are Washoe County residents prepared for disaster?
Community Assessment (CASPER) set for March 12 - 17

The Washoe County North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 11, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

March 6, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

March 5, 2019

The Spanish Springs CAB Meeting Scheduled for March 6, 2019 is Cancelled
Notice of Cancellation: Spanish Springs CAB Meeting

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 7, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County is seeking public input on proposed Development Code Amendments
Community Services Department to host workshop

February

United front: Local agencies work together to educate community on flooding
Regional flooding, unpredictable weather likely throughout northern Nevada

March

March 4, 2019

The Washoe County Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board Scheduled on March 6, 2019 is Cancelled
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

March 1, 2019

Washoe County Keep It Clean - Know the Code Burn Code ends
Air Quality Management reports “No Bad Days” this season

The Washoe County Incline Village Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 4, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

February

Feb. 28, 2019

Peer Support Training for our Region’s Firefighters
TMFPD is developing a peer support program for firefighters.

Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office receives award
Staff honored at 2019 Heroes with Heart event

Feb. 27, 2019

Approved Pile Burning to Commence March 1
Pile burning to open, weather permitting.

Feb. 26, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Affordable Housing Trust Fund draws ‘full house’ and approval from Board

Feb. 25, 2019

Downtown Reno Library to Remain Closed Through the Weekend
Closed For Construction Improvements.

Washoe County property taxes due March 4, 2019
Reminder to residents, fourth installment due date is drawing near

Feb. 21, 2019

WCDA Case Outcome
Habitual Offender Sentenced on Burglary Charges Involving Construction Supply Company Thefts

Feb. 20, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Flu cases on the rise in Washoe County
Vaccine recommended through end of flu season in May

Washoe County is seeking public input on cargo containers
Community Services Department to host workshop

Feb. 19, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve an agreement for Wildcreek property

WCDA Newsletter
Link to Recently Released WCDA Newsletter Recapping 2018

Feb. 14, 2019

UPDATE Lemmon Drive to remain closed
Please use caution when traveling

Feb. 13, 2019

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed for Presidents Day
Washoe County Clerk’s office remains open

Feb. 12, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Washoe County advises residents to be prepared for storm
Residents advised to make preparations

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve funding for seniors, appoint new Animal Services Advisory Board member

Health District and Chamber of Commerce partner on wellness program
Workplace Wellness Survey needs community input

Feb. 8, 2019

City of Reno and Washoe County to close portion of Lemmon Drive
Crews will be working to ensure roads stay open and safe

Feb. 7, 2019

Guilty Verdict Secured
Conviction in Lewdness with a Child Case

The Washoe County North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on February 11, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

WCDA Sentencing Result in Robbery Case
Prison Term for Defendant Convicted of Burglarizing two Occupied Reno Homes

Feb. 6, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Convictions Result in Lengthy Prison Terms
WCDA Announces Sentencing Results from November Trial Involving Multiple Felony Charges

Feb. 5, 2019

Enjoy TEDx FREE…@ your library®
The Downtown Reno and Incline Village Libraries Will Live Stream TEDxUniversityofNevada, Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Feb. 4, 2019

All Washoe County Libraries Closed Presidents' Day: Feb. 18, 2019
North Valleys Library Branch Also Closed on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Due to Weather Conditions, Tonight's Incline Village\Crystal Bay CAB Meeting is Cancelled.
Notice of Cancellation: February 4, 2019 IV\CB CAB Meeting

Feb. 1, 2019

Washoe County advises residents to be prepared for coming weather
Sand and sandbags are available in Washoe County

The Washoe County Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on February 4, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

January

Jan. 31, 2019

Back in the Day: Washoe County Parks hosts an evening of history
Public invited to storytelling event in Spanish Springs

Washoe County Health officials urge measles vaccination
Current outbreak leading to public health emergency in Washington State highlights need for vaccinations

Jan. 30, 2019

Avalance Training at Mount Rose for First Responders
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is hosting Avalanche Training this week on January 27TH, 28th, 30th, 31st and February 1st along with Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue, Mount Rose Ski Patrol.

Jan. 29, 2019

Building Your Family Tree With Washoe County Library
Series Begins February 6, 2019 at the South Valleys Library.

Truckee Meadows Fire Offers Free Community Programs to Reduce the Risk of Fire
The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is offering two free fire safety community programs for citizens who are served by the District.

Jan. 23, 2019

Sun Valley General Improvement District Newsletter
Winter 2019 Pipeline

Washoe County Treasurer’s Office Now Accepting In-Person Card Payments
Debit and Credit Cards Accepted at Treasurer’s Office Counter

Jan. 22, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners elect new Chair and Vice Chair

Jan. 18, 2019

Adopt a Hydrant Program
If fire hydrants are located on private property, it is the homeowners or Homeowners Association (HOA) responsibility to keep the fire hydrant(s) clear.

Washoe County Health District WIC offices open through federal shutdown
Next WIC benefits package issued February 1

Jan. 17, 2019

Guilty Verdicts in Fraud Cases
WCDA Prosecutor Secures Convictions in Pair of Trials Involving Forgery Lab

Washoe County advises residents to be prepared for coming weather
Sand and sandbags are available in Washoe County

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed January 21
Washoe County Clerk’s office remains open

Jan. 16, 2019

Weather Preparations for Incline Village
Information on the coming storms and blizzard warning

New Resource Offers Balanced Perspective on Current Events and Issues
Points of View Reference Center provides content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

Jan. 15, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve resolution of intent for Wildcreek property

Jan. 14, 2019

Washoe County and CryWolf inform community of alarm system permit
Important information regarding alarm systems

Jan. 11, 2019

Smoke Detectors Save Lives
American Red Cross and North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District are working together to provide smoke detectors to our local homeowners (up to 3 detectors per residence).

Jan. 9, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Washoe County Parks invites community to “Come in from the Cold”
Bartley Ranch Regional Park kicks off 2019 music series

Jan. 8, 2019

Top three headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve grants for Seniors, Search and Rescue

Sold-Out Silver State Grant Conference
Reveals High Demand for Grant Professionals Training

Jan. 7, 2019

The Washoe County Warm Springs Rural Citizen Advisory Board Meets on January 9, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 4, 2019

Free Radon Programs Offered At Several Local Libraries
Learn About Radon in Washoe County.

Jan. 3, 2019

Washoe County Swearing-In Ceremony
Elected Washoe County officials to be sworn in to office

Jan. 2, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed on Monday, January 21, 2019
Libraries Closed In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

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