Genoa, Nev. — An $85,000 bid to repair the Genoa Church foundation by The Genoa Co., Inc., is right within reach of the town’s ability to fund it, if town board members agree to use $41,606 from the town’s construction reserve. The town got $45,550 for the project from the American Recovery Plan Act. The Genoa Town Board meets 5:30 p.m. in the Genoa Town Hall.
A 118-home project at East Valley and Stockyard roads is seeking out of district water service from the Town of Minden. The town board didn’t take any action on Jan. 4, the last time it came up. Minden Town Board members meet 5:30 p.m. at the CVIC Hall.
Fun fact: When the 3,300-home Buckeye Creek Project was approved back in 1986 right around there, it was originally dubbed Minden Heights. That didn’t go down too well with the town and John Shahin renamed it.
Acceptance of a donation of $5,000 for a pergola at Mountain View Park was tabled by Gardnerville Town Board members on Tuesday after neighbors argued it would constitute a structure on the property in violation of the deed restrictions. Town attorney David Rigdon disagreed, but town board member Bill Chernock spoke in favor of putting together a plan for the park.
When I walked into the Gardnerville Town Office on Tuesday, the power was out. The board soldiered on in the dark for around 45 minutes before the lights came back on. The traffic signal at 395 and Gilman was dead for the commute.
There was quite a few lightning strikes in the region from Tuesday’s storm, but not that much moisture. Fredericksburg resident Jeff Garvin said he headed up Woodfords Canyon where rain and hail were falling and some strikes. According to the gauges a fifth of an inch of rain fell in the vicinity, with Markleeville getting a quarter inch.
We could see another round of thunderstorms 2-5 p.m. today, so if you’ve stuff to do outside, get it done this morning. Otherwise expect mostly sunny skies and a high temperature of 79 degrees. The wind will pick up 5-10 mph out of the northwest this afternoon.
Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-782-5122.