Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"KNPR's State of Nevada"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials
TODAY
Life In Baker, California
Is The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas For Sale?
The HOA: Help Or Headache?
RECENT
Reid Vs. Heller On Bundy Standoff
Lowden Embraces Changing Senate Elections
The State Of The Clark County School District
Reno A Frontrunner For Tesla Plant
States Look At Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hadza About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
Las Vegas City Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
Utah Keeps 'Utes' As Mascot
The Good Foods Of Lent
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
How Safe Is Your Food?
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas

Would consolidation work for North Las Vegas and Las Vegas
Would consolidation work for North Las Vegas and Las Vegas

Listen
AIR DATE: August 1, 2011

Earlier this month a Nevada legislator pointed out that should the need arise one of the only ways to save the community of North Las Vegas could be a state takeover. However, North Las Vegas Mayor, Shari Buck says the city is far from being taken over by the state. So what is the solution? The idea of consolidation has been discussed over the past few years and the cities of North Las Vegas and Las Vegas came up with ways where shared services could save money. The implementation and viability of complete consolidation is unproven across the country but with two cash-strapped cities like North Las Vegas and Las Vegas is it a good idea? We'll talk with city council members from both cities about the possibility of consolidation of North Las Vegas and Las Vegas.
 
GUESTS
Steve Ross, Councilman, City of Las Vegas Ward 6
Anita Wood, Councilwoman, City of North Las Vegas Ward 3
 
    comments powered by Disqus
    © 2013 NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO   
    Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.