On the agenda: local government in the coming week | Government and politics

Elko County Advisory Board to Manage Wildlife will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the Nannini administration building. Members will discuss a draft predation management plan for fiscal year 2023, a survey of University of Nevada hunting expenditures, regulations on waterfowl migration seasons and limits take, and the First Come, First Served label program.

Elko Convention and Visitors Authority The Board of Directors will meet Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. in the Cedar Room of the Elko Convention Center. Members will discuss the draft 2022/23 budget, selection of an audit firm and planning for a strategic planning workshop. Also discussed will be “options for ECVA to collaborate with other organizations and/or entities for economies of scale, administrative support and sustainability of operations”.

Elko City Council will meet Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Elko Town Hall. Members should consider and possibly approve the allocation of $500,000 in ARPA funds to local small businesses that have experienced a direct negative economic impact as a result of the public health emergency; award a bid for the Spruce Road Reconstruction Project and adopt the 2022 Street Inventory and List of Construction Projects; and possibly accepting a proposal from Matrix Consulting Group in the amount of $49,000 to perform an analysis of the management and organization of the Elko Fire Department.

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Council will also consider and possibly approve a resolution regarding flooding near the Humboldt River and establishing a maintenance program in pursuit of the goals of the Humboldt Area Recreation Program (HARP).

Elko County School District the board meets at 5:30 p.m. in the boardroom at 850 Elm Street. Steps to take include paying COVID retention bonuses; permission to continue the natural gas conversion project at Spring Creek and Liberty Peak elementary schools; acceptance of bid for fiber installation in Flagview, Wells and Wendover; Battle Born Youth Academy schedule review; and an app to operate an alternate schedule for approximately 1,800 students.

Spring Creek Association The board of directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Spring Creek association office. Members will review and discuss the allocation of funds carried forward from 2021.

Spring Creek Residents are invited to attend one of five workshops from Thursday to Saturday to discuss the Association’s five-year strategic plan. Meetings at the Fairway Community Center are open to community stakeholders, including Spring Creek residents, landowners, and business owners.

On March 24, the first session runs from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., with the second session starting at 6 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m. The next day, meetings are scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. on March 25. On March 26, the final meeting starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.