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City, Police Supervisors Reach Tentative Deal

City, Police Supervisors Reach Tentative Deal

NORTH LAS VEGAS -- The North Las Vegas police supervisors union is revealing terms of a tentative agreement it reached with the city that could save $1.5 million, although it's unclear whether the concessions are enough to keep two city-run recreation centers open.

Details came Wednesday after both parties signed the agreement Tuesday following weeks of negotiations.

New Twist in Disputed City Council Election

Weeks after votes were cast and a dispute started there is a new problem in the race for North Las Vegas City Council.

The latest twist in a tangled North Las Vegas election tale involves both a union stagehand who voted in the city but doesn't live there and the mayor's son.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Possible Invalid Ballot Throws Wrench in Council Race

Possible Invalid Ballot Throws Wrench in Council Race

 

A candidate says an invalid ballot has been found during a recount of voting results that showed a one-vote margin separating him from the apparent winner of a North Las Vegas City Council seat.

Richard Cherchio issued a statement Sunday saying that Clark County elections officials notified him that one illegal ballot was found in the Ward 4 recount. Cherchio says he's waiting word from city and elections department administrators about what happens next.

Wade Wagner emerged from the election last Tuesday with 1,831 votes. Cherchio drew 1,830 votes in unofficial results. Wagner later said he was sure one neighbor's vote gave him the win.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.

Public Comment Invited on Commission Boundaries

Public Comment Invited on Commission Boundaries

 

 

New district boundaries will be the topic of discussion at upcoming county workshops.

Clark County is hosting meeting during the next two weeks to solicit comments and suggestions for changes to commission district electoral boundaries.

The workshops will be held throughout the Las Vegas Valley:

First Registration Deadline Saturday for City Election

First Registration Deadline Saturday for City Election

The deadline to register for the upcoming North Las Vegas municipal election is approaching fast.

The North Las Vegas Municipal General Election will be held on Tuesday, June 7.  Polls will be open from 7 a.m to 7 p.m.

The last day to register to vote or to update voter registration, without having to appear in person at the City Clerk’s Office is Saturday. Any qualified elector may register to vote during the final 10 days of in-person voter registration at the City Clerk’s Office, beginning Sunday, May 8 through Tuesday, May 17. The City Clerk’s Office will be open for Close of Voter Registration as follows:

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 8
  • 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Monday, May 9 through Thursday, May 12
  • 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 13 through Tuesday, May 17

Early Voting/In-Office Voting for the City’s Municipal General Election will take place from Wednesday, May 18 through Friday, June 3.

Mayor Buck Statement on Redistricting Maps

Mayor Buck Statement on Redistricting Maps

Legislative leaders in Carson City released initial redistricting maps this week, beginning what is expected to be a long and contentious process of creating new Congressional districts throughout Nevada. The state received one new district as a result of population growth as measured by the 2010 Census, bringing Nevada's total to four.

North Las Vegas Mayor Shari Buck made the following statement about the map release:

I’m pleased to see both redistricting maps coming from Legislative Leadership today, and I am encouraged that Nevadans now have a place to begin discussion.

Council Primary Election Down to Cut of Cards

Council Primary Election Down to Cut of Cards

 

A cut of the cards will decide the second-place winner of a tied primary election in North Las Vegas.