Genoa, Nev. — It sounds like the paving of Highway 395 between First Street and Waterloo Lane is a go for next month after the Nevada Department of Transportation Board of Directors approved a $10.88 million bid to do the work on Monday.
What might not be happening next month is the demonstration project for Highway 50 after Lt. Gov. Stavros Anthony said he received a letter from the resorts asking that it be postponed until after Labor Day.
The expansion of Minden manufacturer American AVK goes before planning commissioners 1 p.m. today with a request for a major variance to reduce parking from 389 to 254 spaces for the plant at 2160 Meridian Blvd. Planning commissioners meet at the Douglas County Courthouse on Eighth Street in Minden.
Things are going to be hopping at Gardnerville Town Board today between a couple of projects south of town and the presentation on grasshoppers. Town Board members meet 4:30 p.m. in the town offices at 1407 Main St. in Gardnerville.
The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board will hear an update on the public survey as part of the update to the county trails plan at 6 p.m. in the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
The Weather Service is still dialing in whether Saturday or Sunday will be hotter. As of this morning, the two days have swapped places in the forecast with Saturday predicted to be 102 degrees with Sunday cooling down a whole degree to 101.
Today’s forecast calls for a high of 90 with the west wind picking up this afternoon to 15-20 mph, gusting to 30 mph.
Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-782-5122.