The board will hear presentations from each county department about their share of $5 million in cuts needed to cover a minimum $33.5 million budget deficit for the next fiscal year, beginning July 1.
Departments that provide core county services have been directed to reduce their budgets by 1.7 percent, while administration will cut 2 percent and noncore services 3.7 percent.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposed state budget would drive up the county’s deficit by $25 million, but scenarios that would address this additional impact will not be heard until a final state budget is approved.
Presentations will continue at 9 a.m. on April 11 and 18. Each hearing can be viewed live online at www.co.washoe.nv.us and on the Washoe Channel TV-217.
Departments are scheduled to make 20-minute presentations at the following times:
Health: 9 a.m.
Public Guardian: 9:20 a.m.
Public Administrator: 9:40 a.m.
Building and Safety: 10 a.m.
Community Development: 10:20 a.m.
Social Services: 10:40 a.m.
Senior Services: 11 a.m.
Library: 11:20 a.m.
Regional Parks and Open Space: 1 p.m.
Public Works 1:30 p.m.
Water Resources 2 p.m.
Technology Services 2:20 p.m.
Finance 2:50 p.m.
County Manager’s Office 3:10 p.m.
All times are subject to change and certain department presentations might run longer than their allotted time.