RENO — Washoe County Planning Commissioner and small business owner Vaughn Hartung has announced his candidacy for the District 4 seat on the Washoe County Commission. The seat currently covers Sparks, Spanish Springs and Wadsworth.
Hartung is a 25-year small business owner and his approach emphasizes small- and medium-size business development as one component to revive northern Nevada’s regional growth and provide expanded job opportunities.
Hartung currently serves on the RTC Regional Road Impact Fee Technical Advisory Committee, and the RTC Pyramid Highway Steering Committee. He is first alternate on the Regional Planning Commission. Additionally, he is a former member of the Washoe County Design Review Committee.
Vaughn and his wife, Sandra, have been married for 28 years and have two children who are alumni of the University of Nevada, Reno.