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Master plan, BLM and extra day off top county commission agenda

Nye County Commissioners will again consider adoption of the 2014 master plan update for the Pahrump Regional Planning District during their regular meeting Tuesday.

The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. in commission chambers, 2100 Walt Williams Dr. on the Calvada Eye.

County commissioners recently considered the revised plan, presented by a steering committee that spent three years updating the 2003 master plan, but kicked it back to the Pahrump Regional Planning District for consideration.

In other business, commissioners will consider a resolution saying ‘no’ to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management regarding some land use plans the agency has been discussing. The commission held a special meeting Dec. 1 discussing the plan.

Commissioners will select two Community Development Block Grant applications to submit to the state, in a timed item at 10:45 a.m.

A master plan amendment for 55 acres at 600 S. Leslie St. and a zone change for 32 acres of it requested by American Eagle RV and Resorts is back on the agenda. The company outlined plans for a 213-space recreational vehicle park on the 32 acres.

A public hearing for a medical marijuana license for a production facility on eight acres at 9680 S. Oakridge Ave. by Champ Roach is on the agenda. Another application for a cultivation facility, for Green Life Productions LLC, at 1205 S. Loop Road, is up for approval.

A plan to convert the existing volunteer ambulance service to a new program for volunteer ambulance service in Nye County is on the agenda at 1:30 p.m. The agenda also includes a resolution setting fees for Nye County Emergency Response Services.

A contract with federal lobbying firm Akerman Senterfitt is on the agenda. The contract was cut during budget negotiations at the start of the fiscal year.

The purchase of a vehicle for Nye County Search and Rescue is on the agenda. The commission will also consider a contract with Point and Pay system for credit and debit card payments at the Nye County Sheriff’s Office.

A request to modify judge’s chambers for Fifth District Court Judge Robert Lane is on the agenda, as is a memorandum of understanding with the Friends of the Belmont Courthouse is up for approval.

The Nevada Rural Housing Authority is scheduled to make a presentation on a proposed senior independent living project.

The commission will consider an option to lease and lease agreement with American Capital Energy Inc. for a portion of property at the Tonopah Airport for a solar energy project.

The appointment of a county health officer is on the agenda.

Commissioners will consider directing staff to review impact fees in the Pahrump Regional Planning District. County Commissioner Butch Borasky has asked for a moratorium on impact fees.

A request by the B.A.E. Industries for a solid waste permit for 10 acres on Cook Road in Amargosa Valley is up for consideration. Commissioners will consider a request for the county to assume maintenance of roadways at the Cottonwoods at Hafen Ranch subdivision.

Buried in the agenda is a request to give county workers a paid day off for Dec. 26, which is on a Friday this year. County offices are closed on Christmas, and would remain closed through the weekend if the item is approved.

There is no request for a similar day off on Jan. 2, which also falls on a Friday following a holiday this year.

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