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2021 NACO Annual Conference

Hosted by Churchill County

Thank you to all who Joined us!

Congratulations to our 2020 and 2021 leaders who were honored at Tuesday evening’s President’s Reception.

         

Congratulations to our 2021 Award Recipients! Washoe County Treasurer, Tammi Davis who received the Participatory Democracy Award and Eureka County Commissioner JJ Goicoechea, who was inducted into the NACO Honor Roll.

                                               

2021 Educational Sessions and Additional Speaker Presentations

Public Health in Nevada: The County Role in a Post COVID World

DHHS COVID19 Briefing – Julia Peek, Deputy Administrator Nevada Department of Public & Behavioral Health
Churchill County’s Response to COVID19 – Shannon Ernst, Churchill County Human Services Director
Public Health & Governmental Relationships – Dave Solaro, Assistant Washoe County Manager

Funding Transportation and Infrastructure for the Next Generation

An update from NDOT on transportation funding sustainability – Sondra Rosenberg, Assistant Director of Planning NDOT

Rebuilding and Recovery, a look at the opioid crisis in Nevada.

Rebuilding and Recovery, a Rural Perspective – Shayla Holmes, Lyon County Human Services Director

Telling the County Story – How to build community trust through the media.

Presentation by Jeff Page, Lyon County Manager                                                                                    Presentation by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County PIO and Public Information Manager
Telling Churchill County’s COVID Story through Social Media – Anne McMillin, Churchill County PIO

Making Sense of it All, Navigating the Maze of County Revenues

The Maze of County Revenues – Tammi Davis, Washoe County Treasurer
Optional County Taxes – Josh Foli, Lyon County Comptroller

Regulating Marijuana: an update from State and Local regulators on what’s allowed, what’s not, and the importance of the local role.

The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board – Tyler Klimas, Executive Director
2021 Industry Update – Layke Martin, Executive Director Nevada Dispensary Association

Supporting Your Communities: a Local Perspective on Spending Direct Federal Aid to Counties

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) – Vinson Guthereau, NACO Executive Director
Carson City’s Plan for ARPA Funding – Nancy Paulson, Carson City Manager

Navigating a Changing Landscape – How Counties can Effectively Engage on Federal Land Actions in the Face of a New Administration

Waters of the US 2021 – Jonathan Shuffield, National Association of Counties Legislative Director for Public Lands

Speaker Presentations

Getting Along Better with Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime – Arnold Sanow, Keynote Speaker
Federal Political Update – Jonathan Shuffield, National Association of Counties
Nevada Economic Assessment Project – Buddy Borden, Associate Professor University of Nevada Extension

We are thankful for these sponsors and their support of NACO and Nevada’s Counties!

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