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Special Meeting
Reno City Council
Wednesday, November 01, 2023 ‚óŹ 10:00 AM
Reno City Council Chamber, One East First Street, Reno, NV 89501
Hillary Schieve, Mayor
Council Members:
Ward 1 - Jenny Brekhus
Ward 2 - Naomi Duerr
Ward 3 - Miguel Martinez
Ward 4 - Meghan Ebert  
    Ward 5 - Kathleen Taylor     
At Large - Devon Reese    
Public Notice: This agenda has been physically posted in compliance with NRS 241.020(3) (notice of meetings) at Reno City Hall – One East First Street, Reno, Nevada 89501. In addition, this agenda has been electronically posted in compliance with NRS 241.020(3) at, and NRS 232.2175 at To obtain further documentation regarding posting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (775) 334-2030 or [email protected].

Members of the public may hear, observe and provide public comment virtually by pre-registering using the following link:
Public Comment: Individuals wishing to address City Council at the meeting shall submit a “Request to Speak” form to the City Clerk. Individuals not in attendance may provide public comment by: (1) submitting an online public comment form at Reno.Gov/PublicComment; (2) sending an email to [email protected], (3) leaving a voicemail at (775) 393-4499 or 4) participating via zoom by registering using the link above which will provide the meeting ID and call-in phone number. Voicemails received prior to 4:00 p.m. on the day preceding the meeting will be transcribed, provided to City Council for review, and entered into the record. Voicemails received thereafter will be provided to City Council for review prior to adjournment, and entered into the record.

Public comment is limited to three (3) minutes per person. Unused time may not be reserved by the speaker, nor allocated to another speaker. No action may be taken on a matter raised under general public comment until the matter is included on a subsequent agenda and denoted as an action item. On specific agenda items, the presiding officer may prohibit comment if the content of the comments is a topic that is not relevant to, or within the authority of, the City Council, or if the content is willfully disruptive of the meeting by being irrelevant, repetitious, slanderous, offensive, inflammatory, irrational or amounting to personal attacks or interfering with the rights of other speakers. Other examples of disruptive conduct include, without limitation, yelling, stamping of feet, whistles, applause, heckling, name calling, use of profanity, personal attacks, physical intimidation, threatening use of physical force, assault, battery, or any other acts intended to impede the meeting or infringe on the rights of City Council members, city staff, or meeting participants. Any person making willfully disruptive remarks while addressing City Council may be removed from the room by the presiding officer, and barred from attending the remainder of the meeting. See, Nevada Attorney General Opinion No. 00-047 (April 27, 2001); Nevada Open Meeting Law Manual, § 8.05. NRS 241.030(4)(a); RMC §§ 8.12.024, 8.12.027.

Accommodations: City Council and staff will make reasonable efforts to assist and accommodate individuals with disabilities desiring to attend the meeting. Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (775) 334-2030 in advance so that arrangements can be made.

Supporting Material: Staff reports and supporting material for the meeting are available at the City Clerk’s Office, and on the City’s website at Pursuant to NRS 241.020(6), supporting material is made available to the general public at the same time it is provided to the City Council.

Order of Business: The presiding officer shall determine the order of the agenda and all questions of parliamentary procedure at the meeting pursuant to the Rules of the Reno City Council (City Council Resolution No. 8771, adopted January 22, 2020). Items on the agenda may be taken out of order. City Council may combine two or more agenda items for consideration; remove items from the agenda; and/or, delay discussion on or continue scheduled agenda items at any time. Items scheduled to be heard at a specific time will be heard no earlier than the stated time, but may be heard later.

Council Recess: At the discretion of the presiding officer, City Council may recess at any time during the meeting to confer with legal counsel and/or its management representatives as permitted by law. Additional short breaks may be taken throughout the meeting as needed.

Watch Meetings: Certain Reno City Council & Redevelopment Agency Board meetings are streamed online when Reno City Council & Redevelopment Agency Board is in session in Council Chamber at, the City of Reno YouTube channel, and broadcast on Charter Channel 194.

Social Media: Follow @cityofreno for real-time updates on Twitter. Connect with the City of Reno on Facebook at

Introductory Items
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Public Comment
Approval of the Agenda (For Possible Action) – 01 November 2023
Department Items
Mayor and Council
City Council Comments, including announcements regarding City boards and commissions, activities of local charitable organizations and upcoming local community events. (Non-Action Item) 
Public Comment (This item is for either public comment on any action item or for any general public comment.)
Adjournment (For Possible Action)