Candidacy for City Election Filing Period

CITY OF WINNEMUCCA
NOTICE OF CITY ELECTION AND
FILING OF DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY FOR CITY ELECTION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the General City Election of the City of Winnemucca, Nevada will be at the same time as the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that:

  1. The following are the offices for which candidates are to be elected:
    • Council member Seat 1 -Four year term
    • Council member Seat 3- Four year term
    • Council member Seat 5 – Four year term
  2. A Declaration of Candidacy must be filed with the City Clerk of the City of Winnemucca, 90 West Fourth Street, Winnemucca, Nevada on or after 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 30, 2016 and before the close of filing at 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 2, 2016.
  3. A filing fee in the amount of $25.00 shall be paid by each candidate at the time of filing a Declaration of Candidacy.
  4. The Council members must be qualified electors within the City of Winnemucca and bona fide residents thereof for at least one year next preceding their election, and candidates for office must have actually resided in the City of Winnemucca for at least 30 days immediately preceding the date of the close of filing of the Declaration of Candidacy.
  5. All candidates are voted upon by the electors of the City of Winnemucca at large.

CITY OF WINNEMUCCA
/s/ Lorrie Haaglund
Lorrie Haaglund
City Clerk

Three Winnemucca Council Seats Will Be On November Ballot

Packets are being readied to go out on Friday this week relative to 3 openings on the Winnemucca City Council that will be on the General Ballot. Vacancies for Seats 1, 3 and 5 will need to be filled. People interested in applying to fill these openings will need to do so ruing a very short application period from Tuesday August 30, 2016 to end of the workday on Friday, September 2, 2016.

The City Council is the governing body of the City of Winnemucca. There are five (5) Council Seats of which all officers serve four (4) year staggered terms. City Council Seats 1, 3 and 5 are up for election (in the 2016 general election) while Seats 2 and 4 are up for election along with the Mayoral seat (in the 2014 general election). Candidates run for office and are elected by the electors of the City at large. Three (3) members of the Council constitute a quorum and may conduct City business. Ordinances and Resolutions require three (3) affirmative votes to pass.

Here’s your chance to put a Democratic stamp on our community. Who’s willing to apply and run?

Filing Period Now Open: City of Winnemucca

CITY OF WINNEMUCCA
NOTICE OF CITY ELECTION AND FILING OF
DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY FOR CITY ELECTION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the General City Election of the City of Winnemucca, Nevada will be at the same time as the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that: 

  1. The following are the offices for which candidates are to be elected:
    Mayor- Four year term
    Council member Seat 2 -Four year term
    Council member Seat 4- Four year term
  2. A Declaration of Candidacy must be filed with the City Clerk of the City of Winnemucca, 90 West Fourth Street, Winnemucca, Nevada on or after 8:00 AM, Monday, August 25, 2014 and before the close of filing for office at 5:00 PM, Friday, August 29, 2014.
  3. A filing fee in the amount of $25.00 shall be paid by each candidate at the time of filing a Declaration of Candidacy.
  4. The Mayor and Council members must be qualified electors within the City of Winnemucca and bona fide residents thereof for at least one year next preceding their election, and candidates for office must have actually resided in the City of Winnemucca for at least 30 days immediately preceding the date of the close of filing of the Declaration of Candidacy.
  5. All candidates are voted upon by the electors of the City of Winnemucca at-large.
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    CITY OF WINNEMUCCA
    /s/Lorrie Haaglund
    Lorrie Haaglund
    City Clerk

PUBLISHED in The Humboldt Sun twice: August 12, 2014 and August 19, 2014

Be There: Winnemucca Futures Prepares for Annual Forum

WFP-Scenario-BrochureWinnemucca Futures Project is hosting the 3ndAnnual Winnemucca Futures Forum 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, on Thursday, May 15th at the Convention Center in Winnemucca.

Humboldt Development Authority’s Board Chairman Pat Gray says that “a lot has changed since we held the forum last year, the lower gold prices have halted or postponed many mining expansion projects, but there are many other positive things happening in and around our community. In fact the downturn in workforce and housing demand has provided us with a great opportunity to better position our community for growth in other, more diverse business sectors. Our goal is to provide accurate up to date information on the current status and plans of our largest employers, and provide an overview of the economic development and growth we are experiencing in the region. People should come hear what is going on and get into the stream of economic development and help it happen.”

Recent developments in national and global economies have significantly reduced the demand for the precious metals so abundant in the region, while at the same time the demand for green technology and energy related projects have a bright future. Attend the Forum and hear from the region’s largest employers in these fields about what they are facing on the front lines of their operations.

There is change on the horizon, and the presentations throughout the day will provide a basic understanding of the opportunities and challenges these changes will provide to Nevada and the Northern Nevada region. You will hear a series of 20 minute updates, followed by a 10 minute Q&A with each presenter. Many of the largest organizations who have large scale operations, or big plans in the region, will make presentations. Currently expected are:

  • Newmont Mining – Status of operations, needs, and challenges in Nevada, northern Nevada and in our region. Brief updates on the Carlin Trend, Twin Creeks, Phoenix, Long Canyon, etc.
  • Barrick Gold – Status of operations, needs, and challenges in Nevada, especially northern Nevada. Brief updates on the Carlin Trend, Gold Strike, Cortez, Turquoise Ridge, etc.
  • Allied Nevada Gold – Update on the Hycroft Mine expansion project
  • Silver Standard Resources – Update on their recent acquisition of the Marigold Mine and how this might impact activities.
  • Western State Lithium – Plans for the continued development of the Kings Valley Project.
  • Recology Environmental Solutions – Update on plans for the Jungo Road mega landfill.
  • New Vision Development – Update on the largest housing and commercial development projects in the history of Winnemucca.
  • Great Basin College – Update on vocational programs covered in their Applied Science Dept.
  • Humboldt General Hospital – Recently completed expansion projects and plans for future expansion.

The Winnemucca Futures Project is designed to proactively promote the public interest by encouraging community growth and sustainable development through communications and collaboration. Its Futures Forum’s are designed to inform and educate local leaders, decision makers, and citizens about the many changes sweeping rapidly over the world, and affecting local communities in the region.

Previous Winnemucca Futures Project workshops, discussions, and forums have focused on global trends like population dynamics, world food supplies, and changing economic circumstances across the globe. Conversations have explored and discussed the major economic drivers impacting the local future, including information technologies, agricultural crop prices, and water supplies. Local community capacity issues like leadership development, collaboration and communications have been addressed. Community members have been probing and thinking deeply about how all these issues will affect their ability to create a responsive and adaptable community that can reach its agreed upon vision.

“If you have a stake in Winnemucca and Humboldt County’s future, if you have or are seeking business opportunities in the region, or if you or your organization is responsible for providing services in the region, you should be here!” – Bill Sims, Coordinator – Humboldt Development Authority

Businesses, agencies, and organizations with an interest, or a stake in the future of the region are urged to attend the Winnemucca Futures Forum. Lunch will be catered by The Martin Hotel and will be provided jointly by Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining.

For planning purposes, organizers urge you to confirm your attendance at the Forum. Please contact HDA Coordinator Bill Sims at (775) 623-1064, or email bills@unr.edu. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Bill or any of the Humboldt Development Authority Board of Directors.

The Humboldt Development Authority is the economic development agency partnership of public and private entities and individuals formed by a cooperative agreement between the City of Winnemucca and the Humboldt County Commission.

HumboldtDems County Convention / Primary Election

HumboldtDems County Convention

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 – 11:30 AM
French Ford Middle School, 5495 Palisade Dr, Winnemucca, NV 89445

Vote on the 2014 Democratic County Party Platform: The proposed platform for Humboldt County will be heard and discussed at the county convention. You will then have an opportunity to cast your vote for or against it.

Become a County Central Committee Member or Leader: The Central Committee is the governing body of the Democratic Party at the county level. This is your opportunity to play a role in the growth of the party.

Central committee members are elected to a two-year term during every convention. Registered Democrats living in Humboldt county can nominate themselves and request election that day. If you are not present at convention, you must request nomination and election from your county chair at a later date.

Submit and Debate Resolutions:  Here’s a link to a blank Resolution Form you can use to create any resolutions you might like to introduce for debate and adoption.  Adopted Resolutions will be forwarded to the NV State Democratic Party Platform committee.

Become a Delegate to the State Convention: If you wish to attend the state Democratic convention as a delegate in June, you must attend your county convention and be elected as a Delegate. Otherwise, you can attend as an alternate delegate and be seated as an official delegate as space permits.

Commune with Fellow Democrats! It’s not very often we all get together. This is a great opportunity to meet up with old friends and make some new ones as well.

Humboldt County Candidates Night

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
West Convention Hall,50 W Winnemucca Blvd, Winnemucca, NV 89445

In lieu of our May meeting, we’re inviting ALL Humboldt Democrats to take the time to attend the Candidates Night being sponsored by the Humboldt Sun and the Silver Pinyon Journal.  Please take the time to learn information about the various candidates who will be on the Primary Ballot.

Primary Early Voting / Primary Election Day

vote23_thumb.jpgInformation about the close of Voter Registration prior to the Primary election can be found in this article on the HumboldtDems blog.

Watch the Humboldt Sun for scheduled times that will be made available for early voting.  Early Voting is scheduled to begin on Saturday, May 24 and conclude on Friday, June 6th.

Primary election day is Tuesday, June 10th.  We have a number of candidates on the ballot.  Get to know them and make plans to head to the polls.  Oh … and while you’re at it, take a neighbor or a friend along with you.  Whether you choose to vote early or on election day itself, VOTE!