By Mark Waite
The possible referral of Nye County Sheriff Tony DeMeo for prosecution by the state attorney general’s office tops a busy agenda for Nye County commissioners when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at 2100 Walt Williams Dr. on the Calvada Eye in Pahrump.
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The district attorney will ask commissioners to hire the law firm of Erickson, Thorpe and Swainston to handle civil litigation on damages from Blagg Road.
Another agenda item asks to hire the law firm of Kaempfer, Crowell, Renshaw, Grounauer and Fiorentino to negotiate the proposed purchase of Pahrump Utility Company, to be funded out of the special projects endowment fund.
Karl Mitchell’s appeal of a Pahrump Regional Planning Commission denial of a conditional use permit for an animal sanctuary for Bengal tigers and ligers is on the agenda.
A bill being proposed would require persons causing excessive wear to public roads to remediate the damage.
Commissioners will consider the maintenance of the Calvada ponds, street lights, holiday lighting and a road to the health and human services building on the Calvada Eye.
An analysis of prevailing labor rates is on the agenda.
The sheriff asks to augment his budget to establish access to an inmate law library to meet state and federal guidelines.
There is a request to use the Pahrump senior nutrition budget to pay an unbudgeted request by the RSVP program.
A memorandum of agreement is up for approval with Rockview Dairies for a monitoring well in Amargosa Valley.
There is a request for funding to complete a land transfer for the Mount Moriah Cemetery in Manhattan to Nye County.
A bill draft to give local government tax incentives for economic development projects is on the agenda at 1:30 p.m.
Commissioners will hold a public hearing on a nuisance at 4080 W. Medicine Man Road at 10:45 a.m.
NV Energy will give a presentation on the status of the ON Line Transmission Line at 10 a.m.
Wulfenstein Construction requests a change order to the Highway 160 and Dandelion Road improvement project that will reduce the cost by $61,750.
A sixth change order with attorney George Benesch for legal services on water matters is up for approval.
A 49-year lease with Desert Flying Service for property at Tonopah Airport is up for approval. In another item, commissioners will consider a sublease agreement with Pegasus Logistical Services Ltd. for property at 362 Airport Road in Tonopah.
Public petitioners have asked for a discussion on how to bring roads in Richland Estates up to standard for county acceptance.
The planning agenda includes the introduction of a bill amending Nye County Code to give the Pahrump Regional Planning Commission authority to approve partial releases of financial security for completed improvements. A report will be presented on the International Property Maintenance Code.
The Nye County Licensing and Liquor Board will consider a gaming license for United Coin Machine to have slots at the Maverik convenience store at 3010 S. Highway 160.
A request by Leroy’s Horse and Sports Place to operate a sports book kiosk at The Banc Club in Tonopah is on the agenda.
The board will be asked to waive investigation fees of $250 for Janet Jensen, owner of the Maverick Saloon, who took back the business.