At the beginning of the CAB meeting, Chairman Greg Prough said member Darcy Smernis has submitted her letter of resignation, leaving the board to find a new member. People interested in the position can contact Sheri Ingley, program assistant for the Washoe County Department of Community Development, by e-mailing her at email@example.com or calling 328-3612.
Even though the board was losing a member, it gained Sparks Citizens Advisory Committee representative Bill Stewart as a member. Attending Wednesday’s meeting was Stewart, Prough, John Bilka, Chris Mirando and Streve Grosz.
Beginning the meeting with good news, John Bradbury said the It’s A Wonderful Christmas Craft fair held on Dec. 10-12 at Lazy 5 Regional Park was well received by the community for its 10th year.
“I have been asked to thank the Spanish Springs community for the support of the It’s A Wonderful Christmas Craft Fair,” Bradbury said. “I would also like to inform the community that the artists and the crafters have donated to the parks in $17,896 this far. It is a community effort not only supported by our community but people in other communities.”
In addition to Bradbury’s donation to the Washoe County Department of Parks and Open Space, the board heard updates from the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office that included two car burglaries and a reminder for residents to keep their vehicles locked and park in a safe spot. The burglaries occurred on Pah Rah Drive and Sky Ranch Boulevard.
“If you do find evidence at your car if you’ve been burglaries, leave it for us,” said Sgt. Harry Dixon. “You never know what is going to be the little key that solves the whole mess.”
The board also heard a presentation by Doug Malloy with the Regional Transportation Commission about the possible Pyramid Way/U.S. 395 Connector. Malloy said a work shop will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sun Valley Neighborhood Center at 115 W. Sixth St. People looking for more information also can visit www.rtcwashoe.com.
The next CAB meeting is at 7 p.m. March 9 at the Lazy 5 Regional Park’s community center located at 7100 Pyramid Way in Spanish Springs.