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May 29 2015
An historic walking tour of Sparks is slated for Saturday, June 20, beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Presented by the Sparks Heritage Museum and the Historic Reno Preservation Society, the one-hour tour will begin in front of the Sparks Museum at 814 Victorian Avenue. Participants will learn the...
May 21 2015
The latest edition of Spotlight on Sparks is presented from the 78th Session of the Nevada Legislature and provides a view of how the Sparks City Council and Government Affairs team works with legislators to help establish the City’s goals and to assure Sparks has a voice at the state level....
May 19 2015
City of Sparks News
The Sparks City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2015-16 (FY 16) budget at a Budget Meeting held on May 19. Excluding contingencies and transfers, the Sparks General Fund budget consists of $57.9 million in total spending for FY 16, an increase of 5.3 percent from FY 15 current expectations, and...
May 14 2015
Children, families, teachers, cities, and towns across the country are gearing up for this year’s Kids to Parks Day, a nation-wide day of outdoor play organized by National Park Trust in cooperation with a host of collaborators. This year’s Kids to Parks Day will be held on Saturday,...
May 13 2015
Looking for a sport to combine exercise, fresh air, good times, and friendship? Look no further than the City of Sparks Adult Summer Softball League. Registration is open through June 27, 2015 for this comprehensive program which offers men’s, women’s and coed leagues for all...
May 11 2015
City of Sparks News
The following are highlights from today’s Sparks City Council Meeting: Fountainhouse at Victorian Square- The City Council approved a tentative map for the Fountainhouse at Victorian Square that allows the construction of 10 multi-family buildings and two mixed use buildings. The 10 multi-...
May 7 2015
City of Sparks News
The SouthEast Connector is a Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) road construction project that will connect Sparks and Reno with a new roadway called Veterans Parkway.  Phase 2 construction began in April with the acquisition of all necessary permits to finish the project, expected to...
Apr 30 2015
City of Sparks News
The City of Reno, City of Sparks, Washoe County, NDOT and RTC created a new pedestrian  and driver safety message airing on social media and local television.  In 2015, there have been 11 traffic deaths in Washoe County.  To help educate the public about being safe pedestrians and...
Apr 27 2015
City of Sparks News
The following are highlights from today’s Sparks City Council Meeting: Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-16 Budget Recommendations – Sparks City Manager Stephen W. Driscoll presented his budget recommendations to the Mayor and City Council.  The final adoption of the FY 15-16 budget is...
Apr 22 2015
City of Sparks News
With a passion for realizing the full potential of downtown Sparks, local business owners have founded a group called 39 North Downtown — named after the latitude of downtown Sparks. “Our purpose is to create a vibrant downtown that will benefit both our residents and businesses while...

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