Douglas County legal - 30659

 Douglas County 

Water Conveyance Advisory Committee 

Public Hearing 

A meeting of the Water Conveyance Advisory Committee will be held on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 4:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Minden Inn, at 1594 Esmeralda Avenue, Room 306, Minden, NV 89423. The Water Conveyance Advisory Committee reserves the right to: take items in a different order; combine two or more agenda items for consideration; remove items from the agenda; and/or delay discussions relating to an item on the agenda at any time. 

The applications below will be considered under the Public Hearing portion of the meeting. The final agenda and staff reports will be online prior to the meeting on the County’s website at, click on agendas and minutes. 

For possible action. DP 22-0203 Henningsen Ditch Improvements. Discussion on irrigation, drainage and water facilities which may be impacted by a request to place a portion of the Henningsen Ditch in an elliptical pipe 36” tall by 48” wide. The site is located on three separate parcels along Wyatt Lane in Gardnerville (APNs: 1220-09-001-024; -025; and -026). The applicants are MJD Properties, LLC (Dwight Douglas Engelkirk) and Engelkirk Design & Development (Robert E. Engelkirk). 

For possible action. DP 22-0242 JD NV Ranch. Discussion on irrigation, drainage and water facilities which may be impacted by a request to install a new driveway crossing over an existing irrigation ditch. The site is located at 400 Muller Lane (APNs: 1319-23-000-009). The applicant is Jeffrey S. Gordon, Manager of JD NV Ranch, LLC. The project representative is Robert O. Anderson, PE from R.O. Anderson Engineering, Inc. 

For discussion only. Update on maintenance agreement along a portion of the Martin Slough Multimodal Trail. (Jeremy Hutchings) 

For discussion only. Impact of recent storm events on the Upper Allerman Canal and the property owners that live along the reservoir. Discussion of the possibility of operating a diversion structure to route run-off to the south of the Syphus piece located at 1691 Toler Lane (APN: 1220-02-001-029) so flows enter lower canal upstream of reservoir. Will operating the diversion in such a manner cause unintentional flooding in other areas such as the Willow Creek subdivision? (Jeremy Hutchings and Courtney Walker) 

Questions and comments can be directed to the County Engineer, Jeremy Hutchings, PE at 775-782-9063, by email jhutchings@ or fax comments to 775-782- 9007. 

Pub Date: January 25, 2023 

Ad # 30659


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