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Meeting Name: Board of County Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/22/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
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TMP-4363 15. Action ItemRecommendation to accept a budget presentation by Holly Gatzke of the University of Nevada, Cooperative Extension, and approval and adoption pursuant to NRS 549.020 of the FY20 budget in the amount of $1,389,960 and the FY21 budget in the amount of $1,730,671 plus an additional $ 268,092 for addressing building costs and COVID19 programming for a total FY 21 budget of $1,998,763 for continued educational, research, outreach and service programs pertaining to agriculture, community development, health and nutrition, horticulture, personal and family development, and natural resources in the rural and urban communities in the State of Nevada. Manager’s Office. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4370 16.A. DonationRecommendation to accept the donation of one Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon system [estimated value of $9,547] from Renown Health/Safe Kids Washoe County to improve regional school pedestrian safety. Community Services. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4360 17.A.1. MinutesApproval of minutes for the Board of County Commissioners' special meeting of August 4, 2020. Clerk. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4380 17.A.2. MinutesApproval of minutes for the Board of County Commissioners' regular meeting of August 18, 2020 and the special meeting of August 31, 2020. Clerk. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4373 17.B.1. Action ItemRecommendation to approve amending Section 8.1 of the Washoe County 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan Document to reflect that if no beneficiary designation is in effect upon the Participant’s death, the payment of the account, if any, payable under the Plan shall be made to the Participant’s Surviving Spouse; and if approved, authorize Director of Human Resources/Labor Relations to execute same. [No fiscal impact.] Human Resources. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4374 17.B.2. Action ItemRecommendation to correct the pay grade for Inmate Work Program Leader from H to I as reviewed by the Job Evaluation Committee and Korn Ferry retroactively to July 1, 2019; and authorize Human Resources to make the necessary changes. [Net fiscal impact is estimated at $31,700] Human Resources. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4348 17.C. GrantRecommendation to approve a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) mini grant-in-aid award through the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records, in the amount of [$10,000.00, $1,000.00 in-kind match required] for a retroactive term of July 9, 2020 through August 31, 2021; Direct the Comptroller’s Office to make the necessary budget amendments; and authorize the Director to sign the grant award documents. Library. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4304 17.D.1. GrantRecommendation to accept the Bomb Squad Enhancement award from the State of Nevada Department of Public Safety, Office of Criminal Justice Assistance [amount not to exceed $29,500.00, no In-Kind county match required] to cover ballistic visors and night vision goggles, for the grant term of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021 and if approved, direct Comptroller’s Office to make the necessary budget amendments and authorize Sheriff Balaam to execute grant award documents. Sheriff. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4349 17.D.2. ContractRecommendation to approve the Sheriff’s Security Agreement between MEI-GSR Holdings, LLC dba Grand Sierra Resort (GSR) and the County of Washoe on behalf of Washoe County Sheriff’s Office to provide uniformed Deputy Sheriffs for security [no charge to the County] during requested GSR Events, for the retroactive period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to be held at the Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV, Washoe County. Sheriff. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4366 17.D.3. GrantRecommendation to authorize the grant application for the 2020 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Award (CFDS#16.739), Office of Justice Programs, and Bureau of Justice Assistance through the Reno Police Department. With this funding, the WCSO’s anticipated award will be [$64,502.40, no County match required] for the purchase of Law Enforcement equipment, Law Enforcement related training and travel; and approve the Interlocal Agreement between the City of Reno, on behalf of the Reno Police Department, Washoe County, on behalf of the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and the City of Sparks, on behalf of the Sparks Police Department for the management and disposition of 2020 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. Sheriff. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4362 17.E. GrantRecommendation to accept the Continuum of Care - Permanent Supportive Housing Program Grant from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in the amount of [$91,296; $22,824 county match] to provide housing and supportive services for homeless families retroactive for the period of September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021; authorize the Director of the Human Services Agency to execute the grant agreement; and direct the Comptroller’s Office to make the necessary budget amendments. Human Services Agency. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4375 18. ResolutionRecommendation to Accept Registrar of Voters’ report of the Early Voting location and schedule for the 2020 General Election per NRS 293.3561 (2b). (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4359 19. Action ItemRecommendation to uphold the determination made by the Purchasing and Contracts Manager on August 18, 2020, to reject the appeal of Request for Proposals 3129-20 Investment Services by PFM Asset Management LLC (PFM). Comptroller. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4158 110. AppointmentRecommendation to approve the appointment of a Washoe County Board of Adjustment applicant to represent Commission District 5 (generally includes the areas of Verdi, North Valleys, Cold Springs, Warm Springs, portions of Sun Valley and all of the High Desert Planning Area extending to the Oregon border), to fill a term beginning on December 1, 2020, and ending on June 30, 2024, or until such time as the appointee no longer serves on the Board of Adjustment or a successor is appointed, whichever occurs first. Applicants include: Larry Chesney, Ashlynn S. Ely, Rob Pierce, David L. Salinger, and Vernon S. Waligora. Community Services. (Commission District 5.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4301 111. Action ItemRecommendation to accept the Regional Street Naming Committee recommendation and approve the renaming of Sartor Court to Aragorn Court, within unincorporated Washoe County, Nevada. Community Services. (Commission District 4.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4308 112. Action ItemRecommendation to authorize the Chair to recommend approval of Water Right Application 89732 to the Nevada State Engineer, proposing to change the point of diversion and place of use of 3.00 acre-feet of underground water rights previously diverted and placed to use in Washoe County to points of diversion and places of use within Douglas County. Community Services. (Commission District 1.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4381 113. ContractRecommendation to approve a Professional Consulting Services Agreement between SB Engineering and Washoe County for engineering design services for the Phase 2 - Veterans Parkway to Hidden Valley Regional Park - Effluent Expansion project [in the amount of $199,915]. Community Services. (Commission District 2.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4382 114. ContractRecommendation to approve the regional Interlocal Agreement for the Steamboat Irrigation Ditch Evaluation between Washoe County and the Western Regional Water Commission, retroactive to June 1, 2020, to provide engineering analysis and recommendations to address flood impacts associated with the Steamboat Irrigation Ditch [at a cost of $169,576 which will be 100% reimbursed for a net-zero fiscal impact]. Community Services. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4355 115. Action ItemRecommendation to approve Amendment #2 to the contract currently awarded to Elior North America dba Valley Services, Inc. (awarded Request for Proposal (RFP) #3089-19) in support of the Washoe County Human Services Agency Senior Nutrition Program, including congregate and Meals on Wheels services, to: (1) include an additional one-time payment in the amount of [$300,000] that exceeded the original [$1,387,604] contract amount as a result of an increased need for home delivered meals due to COVID-19 for a total payment amount of [$1,687,604] for the term of October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020, (2) modify the initial term of Amendment #1 to Senior Nutrition Services Agreement for Provision of Meals for Our Place Women’s Shelter, and (3) clarify payment for Amendment #1 given the modified term; and if approved, authorize the Purchasing and Contracts Manager to execute the contract amendment and revise the Purchase Order. Human Services Agency. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4361 116. GrantRecommendation to accept the 2019 Continuum of Care Agreement for the Shelter Plus Care Program from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the amount of [$127,872; $31,968 county match] to provide housing and supportive services for homeless families, retroactive to August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021; authorize the Director of the Human Services Agency to execute the grant agreement; and direct the Comptroller’s Office to make the necessary budget amendments. Human Services Agency. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4385 117. Action ItemRecommendation to accept the Community Foundation of Western Nevada Truckee River Fund grant in the amount of [$179,932, with a Washoe County cash/in-kind match in the amount of $77,650] from October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021 to improve Truckee River water quality by reducing the amount of pollution in the River as a result of encampments along and near the Truckee River with the eventual goal of drastically reducing the number of people camping along the River and providing those vulnerable populations with resources; authorize the County Manager [Eric Brown] to execute grant documents and direct the Comptroller’s Office to make the necessary budget amendments. Manager's Office. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4386 118. Action ItemRecommendation to approve an Agreement for Professional Services between Washoe County and the Karma Box Project for work related to the Built For Zero initiative, specifically River Clean Up and Homeless Encampment Data Project [not to exceed $152,169.60]; authorize the Purchasing Manager to execute the agreement. Manager's Office. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4369 119. OrdinanceIntroduce and conduct a first reading of an ordinance amending the Washoe County Code at Chapter 110 (Development Code), Article 406, Building Placement Standards, to add a new section addressing industrial zoned properties adjacent to residentially zoned property. New standards shall pertain to any uses within an industrial regulatory zone that are adjacent to residential regulatory zone parcels with specific requirements concerning setbacks, screening elements, lighting and loading and service areas. Proposed changes include but are not limited to an additional 50 foot setback required for any industrial use that is adjacent to residentially zoned property, 8 foot high screening element required along the property lines that are adjacent to residentially zoned property, limits of 25 feet on the height of lighting standards that are more than 100 feet from the shared property line of any residentially zoned property, and setback requirements for loading and service areas for parcels of one acre or more when adjacent to residentially zoned properties; and other matters necessarily c   Not available Not available
TMP-4131 120. Public HearingPublic Hearing: Appeal of the denial, by the Washoe County Board of Adjustment of Special Use Permit Case Number WSUP20-0002 (Boneyard Flat Grading Phase 2), which sought approval of a special use permit to allow the excavation of approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of earthen material from the Boneyard Flat area to be used as fill material throughout the Eagle Canyon residential area and the Spanish Springs Business Park industrial area. The project is also intended to increase the holding capacity of the Boneyard Flat flood pool. The proposed project is located North of the terminus of the Sha-Neva haul road and south and west of the Pebble Creek Subdivision. The Board may affirm, reverse, or modify the decision of the Board of Adjustment. In doing so, the Board may directly grant all or part of the special use permit request. Community Services. (Commission District 4.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4364 121. ResolutionPublic Hearing: Possible adoption of a resolution adopting Master Plan Amendment Case Number WMPA20-0004 (Land Use and Transportation Element Amendment) which amends the Washoe County Master Plan, Land Use and Transportation Element, to conform to the 2019 Truckee Meadows Regional Plan. The proposed amendments include providing new language including: 1. Language identifying how Washoe County will be limiting development outside of the Truckee Meadows Service Area (TMSA) to 2% of the cumulative development. 2. Language describing the limitation of development outside the TMSA to not allow new divisions of land that would create a parcel less than 5 acres in size outside of an approved Rural Development Area (RDA). 3. Language acknowledging the Regional Land Designations and Priority Hierarchy for Development. 4. Language referencing the Regional Land Designations density requirements, as each designation allows a different level of density in order to direct growth effectively. If approved, authorize the Chair to sign the resolution to that effect. Final approval is subject   Not available Not available
TMP-4365 122. ResolutionPublic Hearing: Possible adoption of a resolution adopting Master Plan Amendment Case Number WMPA20-0007 (Housing Element) which amends the Washoe County Master Plan, Housing Element, to conform to the adopted 2019 Truckee Meadows Regional Plan (TMRP) by including new language referencing the County’s support for the Regional Strategy for Housing Affordability. And, if approved, authorize the Chair to sign a resolution to this effect. Final approval is subject to a finding of conformance with the Truckee Meadows Regional Plan. Community Services. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available
TMP-4367 123. ResolutionPublic Hearing: Possible adoption of resolution adopting Master Plan Amendment Case Number WMPA20-0005 (Public Services & Facilities Element) which amends the Washoe County Master Plan, Public Services and Facilities Element, to conform to the 2019 Truckee Meadows Regional Plan. The proposed amendments include providing new language referencing the List of Facilities & Services Standards; new language recognizing the promotion of facilities and services in line with the priority hierarchy for development; identifying that water and wastewater infrastructure will not be extended from the Truckee Meadows Service Area (TMSA) to the Rural Area (RA), except for the management of reclaimed water as a method to effectively manage reclaimed water from wastewater treatment facilities; new language acknowledging use of the Regional Water Management Plan; and addressing the Regional Plan requirements for Regional Utility Corridor and Sites. The TMSA is the area within the county where municipal services such as water and sanitary sewer are available for developments to use, thus allowing dense   Not available Not available
TMP-4368 124. ResolutionPublic Hearing: Possible adoption of a resolution adopting Master Plan Amendment Case Number WMPA20-0006 (Population Element) which amends the Washoe County Master Plan, Population Element, to conform to the adopted 2019 Truckee Meadows Regional Plan (TMRP) by including language recognizing the use of the most current adopted Washoe County Consensus Forecast, and removing specific data from the previous Washoe County Consensus Forecast. If approved, authorize the Chair to sign a resolution to this effect. Final approval is subject to a finding of conformance with the Truckee Meadows Regional Plan. Community Services. (All Commission Districts.) FOR POSSIBLE ACTION   Not available Not available