Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Watch the recording.
Agenda Item 46 – Summerlin Parkway Trail: The city city will provide $810,000 in funding to supplement the federally funded Summerlin Parkway Trail. Basic improvements will include The basic improvements include 12-foot paved trail with graded shoulders, trail bridges where feasible, at grade pedestrian crossings, trail lighting, pavement, curb, gutter, widened sidewalks, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility upgrades, and any other appurtenances necessary to complete the project.
Agenda Item 51– Report Regarding 2019 Municipal Elections: The City Clerk provided a report on the new voting process which provides increased voter convenience by allowing registered voters to vote at any designated vote center being utilized for municipal elections throughout the valley, regardless of jurisdiction. Proposed early vote sites and election day vote center locations were also discussed.
Agenda Item 53– Naming New Park at West Gilmore Avenue and Cliff Shadows Parkway: The new park located at West Gilmore Avenue and Cliff Shadows Parkway will be named Trigono Hills Park (pronounced tree-go-no); the name was unanimously recommended at the December 4, 2018 Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission meeting. The suggestion came from a resident who lives in the area because the multi-functional neighborhood park, nestled at the base of the Spring Mountain foothills in the northwest portion of Ward 4, has a unique triangular shape; trigono is the Greek word for triangle.
Agenda Item 57 – Short-Term Rentals Within Multifamily Residential and Mixed-Use Developments: This item was abeyed to the Feb. 20 meeting. If adopted, this bill will establish additional licensing requirements and limitations for short-term residential rental units within multifamily residential developments and mixed-use developments. It will also remove the minimum distance separation requirement between short-term residential rental units in these types of developments and instead establish a maximum percentage of units within the same development that may be used for short-term residential rentals.
Agenda Item 59 – Updates to Boundaries in Wards 4 & 6: This bill is a housekeeping measure that will update the description of certain City ward boundaries (Wards 4 and 6) to reflect the addition of precinct numbers by the Clark County Election Department, as a result of annexations or otherwise.