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Look for our booth to buy our beautiful prints and note cards, to be set up on Mira Loma at times during December (pending windy weather)!

Stop by and get your prints and note cards for casual gift giving this holiday season!

Times will be around 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

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The Upper South East Communities Coalition has launched a new fundraiser!  We have beautiful 11x14 prints of local sites and sightings; and note cards available for sale to help us raise funds for our legal efforts.  Many have been featured on our Facebook page!
 
Prints are available at a size of 11x14 only, and the pictures used to make these prints were donated to our efforts by local professional and amateur photographers.  Pictures are also available in blank note card form.  Note Card Variety Packs of 8 include one of each picture along with an extra picture of the "Eagle Tree on Rosewood Lakes in Winter".  
 
Prints are available for the affordable amount of $15.00 each 
OR 
Our increasingly popular variety pack of 8 note cards are available for the affordable amount of $20.00 each.

Purchase $60 of items and get a designated print for free!
 



New Dates coming for our booths to buy in person!  

Watch this space!

 
 
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If you would like to host your own fund raiser and informational event, just contact us to arrange!
 
 
Please check back for updates on new fund raising activities!
 
                     
Contributions
The Upper South East Communities Coalition is tax-exempt.
 
As of July 10, 2014 the Internal Revenue Service has approved our 501 (c) (3) status as a public charity.  

All donations are tax deductible. 
Contributions made before this date were still tax exempt pending our approval.

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Upper South East Communities Coalition, Inc.
2780 Fairwood Drive
Reno, Nevada  89502-7757
 

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This effort is funded entirely by contributions from people who care about the "protection" of a flood plain.
 
 
 
Press Release – October 10, 2013
 
 Media Availability                                                   Contact
  October 12, 2013                                                      On-site contact
                                                                                                                                                              
Media Availability: Informational Rally Calling for Environmental Impact Statement for the Southeast Connector
Upper South East Communities Coalition will be holding a “It’s Not A Done Deal” Rally to mark the redirection of
their efforts to Phase 2 of the Southeast Connector and to require the Army Corps of Engineers to instruct RTC to provide  an Environmental Impact Statement and Cumulative Impact Studies before any permits are considered.  
 
WHO:     The Upper South East Communities Coalition and supporters.
 
WHAT:    “It’s Not a Done Deal” Rally urging a full environmental review for Southeast Connector.  Dozens of concerned residents and supporters will display signs and provide information to the public about this project. . Spokespeople    will be available to answer reporter questions.
 
WHERE:     In front of UNR Main Station Farm, Corner of Mill Street and McCarran Blvd.
 
WHEN:       Saturday - October 12, 2013
                      10:30am-12:00 pm
 
WHY:     The Upper South East Communities Coalition met two of the three legal goals set when they pursued litigation against the RTC and the Army Corps of Engineers in July of 2013.  Due to concessions made by both the Army Corps of Engineers and the RTC, the Coalition has dropped its suit on the Phase 1 portion of this project and will now be focusing its efforts on Phase 2.  The Coalition, with the help and guidance of their legal team of Shute, Mihaly and Weinberger  LLC, have set new goals of making sure that an Environmental Impact Statement and Cumulative Impact Studies are prepared for the project.  The project has long been a point of controversy, with residents and businesses citing safety and environmental concerns over the route selected for the new highway.
 
The purpose of the rally is to increase community awareness of the health and safety concerns associated with the current route set for the SEC and illustrate strong community concern to the Corps about the planned SEC route.
For more information about the health and safety concerns associated with the selected Southeast Connector route, go to http://www.uppersoutheastcommunitiescoalition.com/ 
 
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Press Release - September 24, 2013
Prepared by Public Good PR
 
 
For Immediate Release                                             Contact
September 23, 2013                                                     Nina Erlich-Williams, 415-577-1153
                                                                                    nina@publicgoodpr.com
 
 
With Assurances from Army Corps of Engineers, Community Group Shifts Focus to Phase 2 of the Southeast Connector
 
 
Army Corps of Engineers issued notice that it will consider full range of alternatives for Phase II of the highway
 
 
Reno – With written assurances from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) in hand that Phase 2 of the controversial Southeast Connector (SEC) is not a done deal, the Upper South East Communities Coalition (Coalition) today agreed to drop its attempt to stop Phase 1 of the SEC. The Coalition had been concerned that the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) had, by starting on Phase 1 without federal permits, locked itself into a route for the SEC that would raise flood risk in the region to unacceptable levels. The project has long been a point of controversy, with residents and businesses citing safety and environmental concerns over the route selected for the highway.
 
The SEC is slated to run between Sparks Blvd and Veterans Pkwy. The Coalition had repeatedly expressed concerns to RTC that in constructing the first phase of the SEC it had eliminated the possibility of exploring alternatives to the route as required by federal law.
 
The Coalition filed a lawsuit against RTC and the Corps in July over concerns that a full range of alternatives would not be considered after RTC completed the first phase of the project. The Corps responded to the lawsuit by issuing a written assurance to the Coalition that neither the time nor the financial investment made by RTC in the construction of Phase 1 would be a limiting factor when it considers options for Phase 2 of the project.
 
“We have said all along that our goal in filing the lawsuit was to ensure that the Corps would consider all alternatives to RTC’s planned route for the SEC, and now we know those alternatives will be considered,” said Kimberly Rhodemyre, representative of the Coalition. “Given this area’s history of large flood events, we are relieved to hear that the Corps and RTC will give equal consideration to routes that do not further increase the risk of a flood-related disaster in this area.”
 
Because its preferred project route would bisect approved flood storage areas, disturb contaminated soil, destroy wetlands, and potentially disrupt habitat of threatened and endangered species, RTC has acknowledged it will need federal approvals and environmental review to complete construction of the highway. The Corps has agreed to give full consideration to feasible alternative routes that would do a better job of protecting the floodplains, currently protected wetlands, and habitat for migratory birds and federally protected species. The route being pursued by RTC is located in a FEMA-identified floodway, which is meant to serve as an undeveloped area to absorb additional water flows from the Truckee River and Steamboat Creek during times of high water.
 
The source of Steamboat Creek – Little Washoe Lake – is heavily contaminated with methyl mercury. The Coalition is concerned that RTC’s preferred route for the SEC would increase the chances that this dangerous compound would dissipate during a major flood, endangering public and environmental health.
 
“Now that we can be confident that Phase 2 analysis will include a true consideration of alternative routes, we are shifting our efforts to concentrate on that part of the project,” said Winter King of Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP, the lead attorney representing the Coalition. “You can be sure we will be participating extensively in the Corps’ public comment and environmental review process.”
 
Since 1864, when records were first kept in the region, the area that has been designated for the SEC has experienced approximately 15 major floods. The highway was first envisioned by regional planners around 1966. Since that time, five possible routes were identified. Members of the Upper South East Communities Coalition have repeatedly pressed RTC to consider alternative routes that would relieve congestion without increasing risk to public safety or the environment. The group plans to submit written comments as RTC pursues permits from the Corps to complete the project.
 
 
For more information about the health and safety concerns associated with RTC’s preferred route for the SEC, go to http://www.uppersoutheastcommunitiescoalition.com/. To speak with a representative of the Coalition or the attorneys representing the group, please contact Nina Erlich-Williams at nina@publicgoodpr.com or 415-577-1153.
 
 
Upper South East Communities Coalition is a non-profit organization whose members reside and recreate in communities near the proposed site of the Southeast Connector, including members of homeowners associations and independent homeowners, and concerned citizens throughout the entire Truckee Meadows area. The group urges RTC to conduct a thorough Environmental Impact Study around the proposed Southeast Connector before continuing with construction on the project.
 
 
Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP is a law firm specializing in land use, natural resource, environmental, and governmental law. Since 1980, the firm has provided public agencies and community groups with the highest quality legal representation, offering an array of litigation, counseling and planning services.
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Press Release - July 29, 2013
Prepared by Public Good PR
 
For Immediate Release                                             Contact
July 29, 2013                                                               Nina Erlich- Williams, 415-577-1153
                                                                                    nina@publicgoodpr.com
 
 
Community Group Files Suit Against Army Corps of Engineers and RTC: Seeking Immediate Suspension of Construction on Southeast Connector
 
 
Upper South East Communities Coalition cites flood danger, contamination, and other serious environmental concerns associated with project; lawsuit calls for comprehensive environmental review before construction can continue
 
 
Reno The Upper South East Communities Coalition (Coalition) will file a lawsuit today against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC). RTC is the public agency responsible for the planning and construction of the SouthEast Connector (SEC) that is slated to run between Sparks Blvd and Veterans Pkwy , and the Corps must grant permits for the project and manage the related environmental review process. The project has long been a point of controversy, with residents and businesses citing safety and environmental concerns over the route selected for the highway.
 
 
 
The lawsuit calls for construction on any part of the SEC to be suspended until a full environmental review of the project is completed. By law, the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) must consider alternative, potentially less damaging, routes. RTC claims that the SEC is needed to offset traffic impacts of future land use development projected to occur in 2030. Conducting appropriate and required environmental review would not delay any traffic congestion work needed now.
 
 
“We support needed transportation infrastructure, but we simply cannot ignore the health and safety risks associated with the route that RTC has selected for this project without giving alternative serious consideration,” said Kimberly Rhodemyre, representative of the Coalition. “The Corps and RTC blatantly ignored federal regulations in embarking on this project without preparing an EIS. Given this area’s strong history of large flood events, we find the actions of the Corps and RTC unconscionable.”
 
 
Because the current project route would bisect approved flood storage areas, disturb contaminated soil, destroy wetlands, and potentially disrupt habitat of threatened and endangered species, RTC has acknowledged it will need federal approvals and environmental review to complete construction of the highway.
 
 
Documents recently secured by the Coalition show that the Corps illegally granted RTC permission to split the project into two phases. The Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act, a long history of case law, and other federal regulations are very clear that the impacts of proposed projects must be considered as a whole.
 
 
By beginning construction on Phase I of the project, RTC has attempted to limit the possibility of identifying a feasible alternative route that would do a better job of protecting the floodplains, environmentally sensitive and currently protected wetlands, migratory bird habitat, access to water for estray and feral horses and many other issues including reducing flood risk. The route selected by RTC is located in a FEMA-identified floodway, which is meant to serve as an undeveloped area to absorb additional water flows from the Truckee River and Steamboat Creek during times of high water.
 
 
By building a highway through the floodway, RTC greatly increases the likelihood that area homes and businesses would be damaged in the next flood event. The highway itself is also likely to sustain damage during a flood.
 
 
Just as significantly, the source of Steamboat Creek – Little Washoe Lake – is heavily contaminated with methyl mercury. By locating the Southeast Connector in the floodway, RTC is also increasing the chances that this dangerous compound will dissipate during a major flood, endangering public and environmental health. The current route for the RTC could also disturb habitat for the threatened Lahontan cutthroat trout in affecting the water in Steamboat Creek which in turn will travel to the Truckee River. In light of these many environmental impacts, the Corps should have coordinated with other federal agencies and required a full EIS before allowing construction to commence on any part of the SEC.
 
 
“RTC is attempting to piecemeal this major project by starting construction on the first phase of the highway before receiving final approvals for the entire project,” said Winter King of Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP, the lead attorney representing the Coalition. “This project is currently in violation of the Clean Water Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, and the Endangered Species Act. The Army Corps should never have allowed RTC to begin on a $65 million portion of the SEC until it had concluded its environmental review for the whole project, and RTC must suspend construction until it complies with these federal requirements.”
 
 
Since 1864, when records were first kept in the region, the area that has been designated for the Southeast Connector has experienced approximately 15 major floods. The Southeast Connector was first envisioned by regional planners around 1966. Since that time, five possible routes were identified. Members of the Upper South East Communities Coalition have repeatedly pressed RTC to consider alternatives to this new highway.
 
 
For more information about the health and safety concerns associated with the selected Southeast Connector route, go to http://www.uppersoutheastcommunitiescoalition.com/. For a copy of the letter of intent that was submitted to RTC, or to speak with a representative of the Coalition or one of the attorneys representing the group, please contact Nina Erlich-Williams at nina@publicgoodpr.com or 415-577-1153.
 
 
Upper South East Communities Coalition is a non-profit organization whose members reside and recreate in communities near the proposed site of the Southeast Connector, including members of homeowners associations and independent homeowners, and concerned citizens throughout the entire Truckee Meadows area. The group urges RTC to conduct a thorough Environmental Impact Study around the proposed Southeast Connector before continuing with construction on the project.
 
 
Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP is a law firm specializing in land use, natural resource, environmental, and governmental law. Since 1980, the firm has provided public agencies and community groups with the highest quality legal representation, offering an array of litigation, counseling and planning services.
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Press Release - July 26, 2013
Prepared by Public Good PR
 
Media Availability                                                    Contact
July 27, 2013                                                               Nina Erlich- Williams, 415-577-1153
                                                                                    nina@publicgoodpr.com
                                                                                    On-site contact
                                                                                     Kim
                                                                                 
 
 
Media Availability: Rally and Petition-Signing Event Calling for Environmental Impact Study for Southeast Connector
Upper South East Communities Coalition will file a lawsuit against RTC and the Army Corps of Engineers in coming week regarding flood danger, threat of contamination, and other serious environmental concerns
 
 
WHO:             The Upper South East Communities Coalition and supporters.
 
 
WHAT:           Rally and petition-signing event urging full environmental review for Southeast Connector. Dozens of concerned residents will     display signs and collect signatures on a petition. Spokespeople available to answer reporter questions.
 
 
WHERE:        In front ofUNR Main Station Farm, Corner of Mill Street and McCarran Blvd.
 
 
WHEN:           Saturday, July 27, 2013
                          10:00am-11:30am
 
 
WHY:              The Upper South East Communities Coalition will file suit against the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) in the coming week. RTC is the public agency responsible for the planning and construction of the Southeast Connector that is slated to run between Sparks Blvd and Veterans Pkwy, and the Corps must grant permits for the project and manage the related environmental review process. The project has long been a point of controversy, with residents and businesses citing safety and environmental concerns over the route selected for the new highway.
 
 
The Coalition is urging RTC to halt construction on Phase I of the project until it has received the needed permits and approvals for the entire 5.5-mile highway from the Corps. The purpose of the rally is to increase community awareness of the health and safety concerns associated with the current route set for the SEC and to gather signatures on a petition to illustrate strong community concern to the Corps about the planned SEC route.
 
 
For more information about the health and safety concerns associated with the selected Southeast Connector route, go to http://www.uppersoutheastcommunitiescoalition.com/. To speak with a representative of the Coalition or one of the attorneys representing the group, please contact Nina Erlich-Williams at nina@publicgoodpr.com or 415-577-1153.
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Press Release - June 4, 2013
Prepared by Public Good PR
 
 
For Immediate Release                                             Contact
June 4, 2013                                                                Nina Erlich- Williams,
                                                                                    nina@publicgoodpr.com
 
 
Community Group Calls for Environmental Impact Study for
Southeast Connector
 
 
Upper South East Communities Coalition cites concerns over flood danger, contamination;
Clean Water Act lawsuit to follow unless construction suspended
 
 
Reno – The Upper South East Communities Coalition (Coalition) has submitted a notice of intent to sue to the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC), the public agency responsible for the planning and construction of the Southeast Connector that is slated to run between Sparks Blvd and Veterans Pkwy. The project has long been a point of controversy, with residents and businesses citing safety and environmental concerns over the route RTC has selected for the new highway.
 
 
The Coalition sent its notice of intent to sue to the RTC late last week. The notice is a requirement of the Clean Water Act and gives RTC 60 days to halt construction on Phase I of the project until it has received the needed permits and approvals for Phase II of the project from the Army Corps of Engineers. If RTC does not halt construction, the Coalition will file a lawsuit to suspend the construction until all permits are secured. As of now, the RTC has not received a required permit from the Army Corps of Engineers to complete the highway.
 
 
“We support needed transportation infrastructure, but we simply cannot ignore the health and safety risks associated with the route that RTC has selected for this project,” said Kimberly Rhodemyre, representative of the Coalition. “By splitting construction into two phases, RTC is locking in the current route for the Southeast Connector without exploring less dangerous and damaging alternatives. Given this area’s strong history of large flood events, we find RTC’s actions unconscionable.”
 
 
Because the current project route would bisect approved flood storage areas, disturb contaminated soil, destroy wetlands, and potentially disrupt habitat of threatened and endangered species, RTC will need federal approvals and an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to construct the highway. One important element of this permitting process is that it requires agencies to explore feasible, less damaging alternatives to proposed projects.
 
 
By beginning construction on Phase I of the project, RTC is severely limiting the possibility of identifying a feasible alternative route that would do a better job of protecting the floodplain and reducing flood risk. The route selected by RTC is located in a FEMA-identified floodway, which is meant to serve as an undeveloped area to absorb additional water flows from the Truckee River and Steamboat Creek during times of high water.
 
 
By building a highway through the floodway, RTC greatly increases the likelihood that area homes and businesses would be damaged in the next flood event. The highway itself is also likely to sustain damage during a flood.
 
 
Just as significantly, the source of Steamboat Creek – Little Washoe Lake – is heavily contaminated with methyl mercury. By locating the Southeast Connector in the floodway, RTC is also increasing the chances that this dangerous compound will dissipate during a major flood, endangering public and environmental health.
 
 
“RTC is attempting to piecemeal this major project by starting construction on the first phase of the highway before receiving final approvals for the entire project,” said Winter King of Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP, the lead attorney representing the Coalition. “This project is currently in violation of the Clean Water Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Historic Preservation Act. RTC must suspend construction until it complies with these federal requirements.”
 
 
Since 1864, when records were first kept in the region, the area that has been designated for the Southeast Connector has experienced approximately 15 major floods. The Southeast Connector was first envisioned by regional planners in 1966. Since that time, five possible routes were identified. Members of the Upper South East Communities Coalition have repeatedly pressed RTC to consider alternative routes.
 
 
For more information about the health and safety concerns associated with the selected Southeast Connector route, go to http://www.uppersoutheastcommunitiescoalition.com/. For a copy of the letter of intent that was submitted to RTC, or to speak with a representative of the Coalition or one of the attorneys representing the group, please contact Nina Erlich-Williams at nina@publicgoodpr.com or 415-577-1153.
 
 
Upper South East Communities Coalition is a non-profit organization whose members reside and recreate in communities near the proposed site of the Southeast Connector, including members of homeowners associations and independent homeowners, and concerned citizens throughout the entire Truckee Meadows area. The group urges RTC to conduct a thorough Environmental Impact Study around the proposed Southeast Connector before continuing with construction on the project.
 
 
Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP is a law firm specializing in land use, natural resource, environmental, and governmental law. Since 1980, the firm has provided public agencies and community groups with the highest quality legal representation, offering an array of litigation, counseling and planning services.
 
 
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Talking Points
 
Upper South East Communities Coalition
Notice of Intent Talking Points
June 3, 2013
 
 
RTC is acting in a reckless manner by starting construction on Phase I of the Southeast Connector before receiving all permits for the project in full.
·        By beginning to build Phase I before receiving required permits for Phase II, RTC is locking in its preferred route without evaluating options for the highway that would be less damaging.
·        Federal law requires that RTC consider alternative routes for the Southeast Connector that would reduce flood risk and contamination risk and minimize impacts on the natural environment.
·        This area has a long history of severe flood events, and RTC’s proposed location for the Southeast Connector would exacerbate the risk to people and property in future floods.
·        The proposed route for the Southeast Connector would severely reduce the FEMA-identified floodway in this area, which is intended to reduce property damage and injury to people in the case of high water flows on the Truckee River and Steamboat Creek.
·        The source of Steamboat Creek – Little Washoe Lake – is heavily contaminated with methyl mercury, and the proposed construction is likely to disrupt this dangerous compound and increase chances of contamination.
·        The Southeast Connector is being built in an area that typically experiences significant flooding every 10-15 years. With climate change, floods may begin to occur more often.
 
 
 The Upper South East Communities Coalition has exhausted other remedies, and litigation is our only option for protecting the health and safety of Truckee Meadows area.
·        Homeowners and homeowner associations, local businesses, and other government agencies have all urged RTC to pursue a different location for the Southeast Connector than the one that is under construction.
·        RTC has not yet obtained the required Army Corps of Engineers permit or  prepared the necessary Environmental Impact Statement for the Project. Both the permit process and the EIS should have been completed before Project construction began.
·        The Clean Water Act includes a provision for citizen lawsuits, and our Coalition intends to file suit unless RTC halts construction until all required permits are secured for the entire highway.
 
 
 RTC should slow down and do the job right.
·        RTC has admitted the Southeast Connector is not necessary now but is being constructed to ease projected future traffic congestion. There is no reason this project must be rushed through.
·        By dividing this project into two phases, RTC is gambling with taxpayer money and locking us into a route for this highway that is highly likely to cause long-term environmental damage and carry high repair costs.
·        RTC claims the Southeast Connector will be “floodable.” What that means is that taxpayers will be on the hook to repair this major roadway project time and again, when this area experiences predictable floods.
·        We support needed transportation infrastructure investments, but we can’t support this highway in this location.
 
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The area designated as flood storage should not have changed.  Since the 1997 flood, the Cities of Reno, Sparks and Washoe County have diminished flood storage by more than half.  What has changed in our storage capacity to allow them to do that?
 
The Rosewood Lakes Golf Course was designed and built specifically to store flood waters.  Since the City of Reno has now sold one half of this land to RTC, where is the additional flood storage going to be?
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • In 1996, RTC had a engineering firm do an evaluation of the road through the Rosewood Lakes Golf Course.  They came back and said that it was too expensive, could increase flooding to surrounding residents and has already federally mitigated wetlands included.  Due to these factors, they recommended abandoning the route from Mira Loma to Pembroke, which they, and the City of Reno, did by unanimous vote.  It is still in effect to this day.
 
You knew what you were getting when you bought your home there.
 
  • In fact, most residents who bought there did inquire about a road.  They were either told, or given documents on the developers attorneys letterhead talking about the Master Plan Abandonment, and the soon to come abandonment, and that new buyers could be assured that no road would ever be developed.   The Master Plan Abandonment was unanimously approved by City Council in 1996.
 
 
 
 
How you can help!
 
1.  We urge all to contact each respective Councils and Commissions to demand a flood plain development moratorium.  See e-mails below.
 
2.  Become involved.  We would be happy to include you in updates that are sent out to our "tree".  If you would like to become a Working Group member, please state that clearly in your initial e-mail.
 
3.  Come to meetings.  We have regular meeting "updates" and we send out information on upcoming public meetings that we need to have people attend to show solidarity. 
 
4.  Contribute to our ongoing legal fund that is working toward making sure that this road will have "no adverse impacts" when it comes to flooding, that environmentally those who live, work and enjoy the surrounding areas are protected from harm, and that the "Least Damaging Practical Alternative" was chosen as a location.



 
Reno:                                Sparks:                                              
 
Hillary Schieve                    Julia Ratti
schieveh@reno.gov              jratti@cityofsparks.us
(775)334-2001                     (775)353-2311
 
Jenny Brekhus                     Ed Lawson
brekhusj@reno.gov              elawson@cityofsparks.us   
(775)334-2011                     (775)353-2311                                   
 
Naomi Duerr                       Ron Smith
duerrn@reno.gov                rsmith@cityofsparks.us    
(775) 334-2017                    (775) 353-2311                                                                      
Oscar Delgado                      Geno Martini                                             
(775)334-2012                      (775)353-2311                                    
 
Neoma Jardon                      Ron Schmitt                                             
jardonn@reno.gov                rschmitt@cityofsparks.us 
(775)334-2016                      (775)353-2311                                     
 
Paul McKenzie                      Charlene Bybee
mckenziep@reno.gov           cbybee@cityofsparks.us
(775)334-2015                      (775) 353-2311

David Bobzien
bobziend@reno.gov                                     
 
 
 
Washoe County Commissioners:  
 
David Humke                              
DHumke@washoecounty.us        
(775)328-2005                                                    
 
Kitty Jung                                   
kjung@washoecounty.us               
(775)328-2005                                                         
 
Bonnie Weber                               
bweber@washoecounty.us            
(775)328-2005                                                         
 
Marsha Berkbigler                        
(775)328-2005                              
 
Vaughn Hartung                           
vhartung@washoecounty.us          
(775)328-2005