Announcements

2020 Announcements

March

March 29, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 29
First COVID-19-related death confirmed in Washoe County

March 28, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 28
Washoe County Sheriff Deputy tests positive for COVID-19, included in today’s case count

March 27, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE MARCH 27
Fifth confirmed COVID-19 case recovers and is released from self-isolation

March 26, 2020

10 additional COVID-19 cases confirmed in Washoe County
Updated case count in Washoe County 67

March 25, 2020

Regional Information Center Update For March 25
Seven additional COVID-19 cases confirmed

Regional Information Center Update For March 25
Seven additional COVID-19 cases confirmed

Secretary Cegavske Announces Plan to Conduct the June 9, 2020 Primary Election by All Mail
An announcement from the Secretary of State

Washoe County Library System Introduces New Instant Digital Library Card
Getting a Library card just got faster and easier.

March 24, 2020

Health District Announces 6 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County
Total cases is 50; fourth case in Washoe County case has fully recovered

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 24
Cities and County Temporarily Suspend Delivery Hour Restrictions and more

TEST - Program Assistant
The Office of the County Manager is currently hiring for a Program Assistant! Apply by April 13, 2020 to be considered for this excellent career opportunity!

March 23, 2020

19 Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Washoe County
One additional confirmed case has fully recovered

March 22, 2020

Second Washoe County Resident Recovers From COVID-19
Health District reminds residents of travel advisory

March 21, 2020

Update from the Washoe County Regional COVID-19 Regional Information Center on non-essential business closures
Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam, Reno Police Chief Jason Soto, and Sparks Police Acting Chief Chris Crawforth provide updated information

Three Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Washoe County
Case count reaches 25 in Washoe County

Three Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Washoe County
Case count reaches 25 in Washoe County

Statement on behalf of Washoe County Commission regarding regularly scheduled meeting
Board of County Commission meeting for Tuesday, March 24, 2020 has been postponed

March 20, 2020

One Washoe County COVID-19 Case Fully Recovers, Released From Self-Isolation
Four additional confirmed cases announced, total number of cases is 22

WCRAS Operation Changes
Washoe County Regional Animal Services' Director Schull would like to share with you how we are operating while the COVID-19 situation is monitored.

Senior Technology Network Engineer
The Washoe County Technology Services Department is currently hiring for a Senior Technology Network Engineer in their Enterprise Infrastructure division! Do you have experience in cybersecurity solutions? Apply by April 9, 2020 to be considered for this excellent career opportunity!

March 19, 2020

Four New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Washoe County
Total number of cases is 18

Postponement of Annual Real Property Tax Auction
In light of current COVID-19 concerns, Washoe County Treasurer, Tammi Davis, has postponed the annual Real Property Tax Auction, originally scheduled for April 22. 2020.

March 18, 2020

WCHD Confirms Two New Cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County
Total number of cases is 14

Washoe County modifies operations for next 30 days
In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Board of Adjustment
Vacancy is to Represent Commission District 5 on the Board of Adjustment

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy is to Represent At-Large South of the Truckee River

March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update in Washoe County
Updated case count and answers to common questions

March 16, 2020

Statement Regarding Business Closures Due to COVID-19 in Washoe County
Washoe County Health District has not mandated closures at this time

Washoe County Human Services Agency adjusts programs for seniors and children
Due to COVID-19 Virus concerns, congregate meal sites for seniors converting to take-out only.

Washoe County issues Declaration of Emergency
Officials respond to COVID-19 to protect residents, gain resources

WCDA Public Access Limitations
Washoe County District Attorney’s Office Limits Public Services and Access to Essential Business, Law Enforcement and Subpoenaed Witnesses

Today's Washoe County Board of Adjustment Meeting Cancelled (March 16, 2020)
Non-essential Washoe County meetings have been suspended.

Cancellation of Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Cancellation of Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

March 15, 2020

Truckee Meadows Fire Commissioners Meeting Cancelled for March 17
Out of an abundance of caution in response to COVID-19

Five Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Washoe County
Total cases in Washoe County is nine

Washoe County Library System Responds to COVID-19
All Washoe County Library System locations are closed until further notice.

March 14, 2020

Fourth Positive COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Washoe County
Media briefing set for 1:30 p.m. today

March 13, 2020

Washoe County suspends all non-essential business meetings & events
Commissioners take steps to reduce risk of COVID-19 spread

Washoe County Health District Announces Third Positive Case of COVID-19
Resident recently traveled to Germany, France; is self isolating at home

Washoe County Library System Responds to COVID-19
All Washoe County Library System locations are closed until further notice.

March 12, 2020

Media Advisory: Washoe County Health District COVID-19 Press Conference Set For Friday at 11 a.m.
Update on COVID-19 Response Efforts

Health District Supports Canceling Public Events, But It’s Not Mandatory At This Time
Concerned residents should contact event organizers

Nevada 2020 Census launches today
New video captures what you need to know

Plans Examiner Trainee
Are you looking for an entry level position in Planning and Building? Apply by April 1, 2020 for the Plans Examiner Trainee position with the Washoe County Community Services Department!

March 11, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

COVID-19 March 11 Update - No Scheduled Media Availability Today
No additional presumptive positive cases reported

Scam Alert: Letters target Washoe County residents
Washoe County Treasurer’s Office warns of scam

March 10, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners heard an update and move forward on Tahoe Area Plan

COVID-19 Press Briefing March 10
Washoe County Health District updates regarding COVID-19, will be streamed on Facebook

March 8, 2020

Live COVID-19 Video Updates
Click for the latest news

Washoe County COVID-19 Media Availability and Livestream Info
Briefing will be Monday, March 9, at 11 a.m. at Washoe County Commission Chambers

Washoe County has Second Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19
Health District is identifying close contacts, urges continued caution to residents

March 6, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Results for Huffaker Students Come Back Negative
Negatives results include family member of resident who was a presumptive positive for COVID-19

Statement from Washoe County Commission Chair, Bob Lucey
Citizens should be prepared, not panicked

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on Monday, March 9, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County Health District Food Establishments Guidance
This message is to provide an update on the novel coronavirus currently circulating around our state as it relates to food safety.

Washoe County COVID-19 Press Briefing Location Change and Livestream Info
11 a.m. briefing will be at Washoe County Commission Chambers

March 5, 2020

Washoe County Has Presumptive Case of COVID-19
Huffaker Elementary School Closed Friday Out of an Abundance of Caution

State of Nevada 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Update
Department announces weekly updates on situation in Nevada

Medical Examiner’s Office Releases names of four found dead in South Reno home
Two deceased were Damonte Ranch High School students

March 4, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Guilty Verdict in 2017 Shooting
WCDA Releases Information on Murder Conviction

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

Washoe County Health District Advises Caution With New CDC COVID-19 Testing Guidelines
Please do not visit your medical provider to get COVID-19 testing unless authorized by WCHD

Medical Examiner’s Office Releases Cause of Death for Two Damonte Ranch Students
Two High School Students Died of Drug Intoxication in Early 2020

March 3, 2020

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 5, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

March 2, 2020

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on March 4, 2020.
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

February

Feb. 28, 2020

Washoe County Increases Preparation to Protect Residents From COVID-19
There are no confirmed cases in Washoe County

The Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 2, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

March

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

February

Feb. 27, 2020

Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue Relocates Headquarters
Move Improves Efficiency

Feb. 25, 2020

Enjoy TEDx FREE…@ your library®
The Downtown Reno Library Will Live Stream TEDxUniversityofNevada, Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Truckee Meadows Fire Unveils New Logo
Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue reflects today's mission

Feb. 24, 2020

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

The 2020 Census is Here!
Complete Your Census at Your Local Library.

Washoe County property taxes due March 2, 2020
Reminder to residents, fourth installment due date is drawing near

Feb. 23, 2020

WCDA Sentencing Result
Chief Deputy District Attorney Secures 40-Year Sentence in 2018 Second Degree Murder Case

Feb. 19, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Warm Springs/Palomino Valley Fire Adapted Community Meeting
Wildfire preparation kickoff meeting Feb. 29

Feb. 18, 2020

ArTrail Community Meeting
Meet with the Artist Team ROAM Collective

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve donations and Special District Funds for community projects

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!

Feb. 14, 2020

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

Feb. 11, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Washoe County staff releases report with proposed code language for short-term rentals
County Commissioners asked to introduce and hold first reading Feb. 25

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commission Chair issues statement on passing of Mayor Bob Cashell

Truckee Meadows Regional Plan Update
The City of Sparks Sphere of Influence has been updated

Feb. 10, 2020

Tonight's North Valleys CAB Meeting is Cancelled.
The February 10, 2020 North Valleys CAB meeting is cancelled.

Feb. 7, 2020

WCDA Sentencing Result in Fatal Hit and Run Case
Defendant sentenced to 10 years for November 2018 Death of Pedestrian

2016 Oxbow Nature Park Shooting
WCDA Major Violator Unit Secures Murder Conviction

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board meets on February 10, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Upcoming meetings offer opportunities to learn more about the proposed Lands Bill
Two meetings to offer information and input

Feb. 5, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Feb. 4, 2020

Washoe County Registrar of Voters reminds community of Caucus information
Political parties to organize upcoming Nevada caucus on Feb. 22

Feb. 3, 2020

New York City's Warp Trio Performs At Several Libraries
See This Electrifying One-of-a-Kind Trio!

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on February 5, 2020.
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

January

Jan. 31, 2020

2020 Census Applicant Appreciation Event
Learn more about job opportunities with the 2020 Census

The Washoe County Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on February 3, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed Presidents' Day: Monday, Feb.17, 2020
North Valleys Library Is Also Closed On Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.

Washoe County Connection: January Recap
New video update highlights big decisions made this month

Jan. 30, 2020

Washoe County, City of Reno and City of Sparks work together on new federal lands bill
Website launches, Public invited to provide input

Jan. 29, 2020

Air Quality Management Launches New Monitoring Station at Libby Booth Elementary
Health District, School District plan educational outreach to students

Wolf Pack and Washoe County celebrate foster families
Human Services Agency sponsoring Wolf Pack vs Boise State women’s basketball game.

February

Jan. 28, 2020

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

January

Top headline from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners heard an update on the Our Place homeless housing project

U.S. Census Bureau Unveils 2020 Census Ads
Communications effort employs multi-language ads, partnerships and trusted voices

Washoe County Health District to host HACCP Training
On February 3rd and 4th the Washoe County Health District will be hosting a training on ‘HACCP in Retail Food Establishments’ at 1001 E 9th Street, Building B, in conference room A from 8a-5p. This workshop is free and will be open to all members of the public. You can RSVP using the link below. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to the Washoe County Food Safety Team by replying to this email or calling 775-328-2434

Jan. 27, 2020

WCDA Trial Result
Conviction in Felony Domestic Battery Case

Media Advisory: Ribbon Cutting For New Air Quality Monitoring Station Set For Jan. 29
Media Are Invited To Attend

Jan. 22, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Washoe County Parks invites community to “Come in from the Cold”
Bartley Ranch Regional Park heats up with 2020 music series

Health District, McQueen JROTC & Community Partners Provide Emergency Buckets to Area Middle Schools
Buckets designed to give first aid and other supplies in event of a Shelter In Place

Jan. 21, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners and Board of Fire Commissioners meetings
Commissioners approved fire station consolidation and heard preliminary 2021 budget outlook

Jan. 17, 2020

2019 Murder Trial Sentencing Outcome
Defendants Convicted in 2018 Galena Murder Prosecution Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms

WCDA Sentencing Result
Defendant in Drug Trafficking and Dissuading a Witness Case Sentenced to 10 Year in Prison

Washoe County offices closed January 20
Closures in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Jan. 16, 2020

The Washoe County Sun Valley Citizen Advisory Board meets on Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 15, 2020

Washoe County Health District to host HACCP Training
On February 3rd and 4th the Washoe County Health District will be hosting a training on ‘HACCP in Retail Food Establishments’ at 1001 E 9th Street, Building B, in conference room A from 8a-5p. This workshop is free and will be open to all members of the public. You can RSVP using the link below. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to the Washoe County Food Safety Team by replying to this email or calling 775-328-2434

Jan. 14, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners select new Chair and Vice Chair for 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Washoe County is seeking applicants to serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy is to represent Commission District 1 on the Planning Commission

Jan. 13, 2020

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

All Washoe County Libraries Closed: Monday, January 20, 2020
Libraries Closed In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Jan. 10, 2020

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board meets on January 13, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 8, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Jan. 7, 2020

Where have all the children gone?
Public service announcements in Galaxy Theatres raise awareness about youth suicide in Nevada.

Jan. 6, 2020

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on January 8, 2020.
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 3, 2020

Washoe County Registrar of Voters launches “Adopt A Polling Place” program
New program allows community groups & organizations to earn money for their service

Jan. 2, 2020

Updates To Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act Take Effect For 2020
2019 Legislation restricts vaping in public places to protect children & adults

Seasonal Park Aide - Guide
The Washoe County Community Services Department is currently hiring for a Seasonal Park Aide - Guide! Apply now to be considered for this excellent opportunity!

Dec. 30, 2019

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

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Call 311 to find resources, ask questions, and utilize Washoe County services. Learn More »