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May 23 2016
City of Sparks News
At today’s Sparks City Council Budget Meeting, the City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 (FY 17) budget. Excluding contingencies and transfers, the Sparks General Fund budget consists of $61.8 million in total spending for FY 17, an increase of 6.9 percent from FY 16 current...
May 9 2016
City of Sparks News
The following are highlights from today’s Sparks City Council Meeting: Roadway agreement and preventive maintenance - The City Council approved an agreement with Sierra Nevada Construction in the amount of $394,000 to provide preventive maintenance through a slurry seal program.  The...
May 6 2016
Reno Fire Department and Sparks Fire Department officials would like to remind residents to be safe around the Truckee River. As the weather warms, activity will increase around the river, particularly as the community gathers downtown this weekend for the Reno River Festival. According to the...
Apr 29 2016
City of Sparks News
The Spring 2016 edition of Spotlight on Sparks video blog is now available on YouTube. This edition provides an insightful introduction to Nevada’s dynamic Lt. Governor, Mark Hutchison.  The interview outlines his engagement for Nevada as Chairman of Nevada’s Commission on...
Apr 27 2016
From removing yard waste to clearing household clutter, spring cleaning is an annual tradition in homes from coast to coast. In the City of Sparks, the spring excess waste program aims to give folks an easy outlet for extra trash, which tends to stack up from spring cleaning. Each week for the...
Apr 26 2016
City of Sparks News
At yesterday’s Sparks City Council meeting, Mayor Geno Martini presented a proclamation declaring Pay it Forward Day this Thursday, April 28 and dedicated the day to  Tristin Hurley, the beloved teen who recently passed, and profoundly affected so many with his contagious laughter,...
Apr 25 2016
The City of Sparks will celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 29 at 11:15 a.m., with a tree planting at Lena Juniper Elementary School, 225 Queen Way. The school's 3rd grade students will take part in the planting ceremony which honors the nation's 144th anniversary of this special tree...
Apr 22 2016
Beginning the week of April 25, and until mid May, Pyramid Way will be reduced to one lane from Greenbrae Dr. north to McCarran Blvd. from 7 am to 6 pm. The closure is needed for the safety of the construction team and motorists during utility installation.  The Regional Transportation...
Apr 20 2016
Few factors can change the quality of an entire neighborhood as quickly and powerfully as one or more homes with overgrown, untended yards. In fact, an out-of-control yard can even decrease surrounding property values. In order to improve and maintain the beauty of not only your own neighborhood,...
Apr 14 2016
City of Sparks News
The City’s Code Enforcement Division is reminding residents to take action to control and remove weeds on their property.  City code states that weeds eight inches in height or taller are a violation of city ordinance (Sparks Municipal Code 7.16.010).  Weeds degrade the appearance...

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