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North Las Vegas State of the City Set for Thursday

North Las Vegas State of the City Set for Thursday

North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee will give his first State of the City address Thursday.

The speech will start at noon at the Aliante Casino and Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets can be purchased by calling (702) 633-1005.

The city is still facing financial issues from the Great Recession. Leaders announced last week that previous administrations had used millions of dollars from the city's utilities to cover shortfalls in the general fund.

The Las Vegas City Council just agreed to explore more ways to combine services with North Las Vegas in an effort for both cities to save money.

 

Stories Vary Over Departure of North Las Vegas Manager

Stories Vary Over Departure of North Las Vegas Manager

The departing manager indicates the new mayor wouldn't let him do his job.

North Las Vegas’ new mayor and former city manager have different stories when it comes to dissecting last week’s big shake-up in City Hall.

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State Committee Denies North Las Vegas Money Transfer

State Committee Denies North Las Vegas Money Transfer

The financially troubled city takes another blow.

A state committee on local government temporarily turned aside a request by financially-troubled North Las Vegas for access to an additional $4.3 million for its budget this fiscal year.

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North Las Vegas Tables Decision on Forcing Union Concessions

North Las Vegas Tables Decision on Forcing Union Concessions

The financially troubled city puts off a decision that appears inevitable to some.

The North Las Vegas City Council decided to postpone until June 18 a vote on a resolution declaring a state of financial emergency for a second year in a row to close its budget deficit.

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Rancho High School Teacher Takes North Las Vegas Council Seat

Rancho High School Teacher Takes North Las Vegas Council Seat

Barron gets 58 percent of the vote to take an easy victory.

Isaac Barron routed fellow high school teacher Jared Hardy at the polls Tuesday, collecting more than half the votes cast in North Las Vegas’ Ward 1 and becoming the municipality’s first Latino City Council member.

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North Las Vegas, Henderson Voters Go to Polls

North Las Vegas, Henderson Voters Go to Polls

It will be a light day at the polls in terms of races and likely turnout as well.

After primary municipal elections around the Las Vegas Valley in which most incumbents won re-election, only North Las Vegas and Henderson voters will go to the polls in just two races for Tuesday’s general election.

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Passage of North Las Vegas Budget Raises Specter of Further Cuts

Passage of North Las Vegas Budget Raises Specter of Further Cuts

The financially troubled city continues its work to dig out of a big hole.

North Las Vegas City Council voted on Tuesday to approve more than $18 million of cuts to expenditures to balance its budgets for fiscal year 2014.

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