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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
News Release

Contact: Brittany L. Markarian 
Phone: (702) 267-1532 
Email: brittany.markarian@cityofhenderson.com 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 
Southern Nevada Strong Launches Series of Open Houses 

       Southern Nevada Strong – a regional planning initiative to better integrate transportation, housing, and job opportunities throughout Southern Nevada – invites local residents to attend an open house in their area this summer.

       This project is a one-time, planning effort focusing on improving the region’s economic resilience and competitiveness and relies heavily on public input and participation!

Open houses will include:

  • Brief presentation(s) on Southern Nevada Strong at the top of each hour
  • Residents will have the opportunity to review priorities for the Regional Plan and rank areas throughout the Valley that they feel are best positioned to better connect transportation, housing and job opportunities through iPad surveys 
  • Photo preference survey of land use and development choices 
  • Activities for kids & more

Open House Schedule:

Location    Address  Date      Time 

Sahara West Library-Mutipurpose Room

 

9600 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89117 (702) 507-3637

   

8/3/13 

   

2:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

Desert Breeze Community
Center 

 

8275 Spring Mountain Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89117 (702) 455-8338

   

8/7/13 

   

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

Paseo Verde Library

 

280 S. Green Valley Pkwy., Henderson, NV  (702) 207-4282

   

8/13/13 

   

2 to 4 p.m. 

Elaine K. Smith Center

 

700 Wyoming, Boulder City, NV 89005  (702) 293-9282

   

8/15/13 

   

2 to 4 p.m. 

Aliante Library - Multipurpose Room

 

2400 Deer Springs Rd., North Las Vegas, NV 89084 (702) 839-2980

   

8/31/13 

   

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Mary & Sam Boyd Boys & Girls Club in Wells Park

 

1608 Moser Drive, Henderson, NV 89011  (702) 565-2674

   

9/4/13 

   

4 to 6 p.m. 

Boulevard Mall

 

3528 Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89169 (702) 735-7430

   

9/7/13 

   

1 to 3 p.m. 

Downtown Boys & Girls Club (Spanish Speaking)

 

2801 E. Stewart Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101 (702) 565-2674

   

9/11/13 

   

4 to 6 p.m. 

East Las Vegas Community Center (Spanish Speaking)

 

250 North Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101 (702) 229-1515 

   

9/16/13 

   

6 to 8 p.m. 

 

       If you’re unable to attend an open house near you but want to contribute, please visit http://southernnevadastrong.metroquest.com/ to participate in an interactive survey today!

About Southern Nevada Strong: Southern Nevada Strong Southern Nevada Strong is a collaborative regional effort working to build a foundation for long-term economic success and community livelihood by better integrating: transportation, housing and job opportunities throughout Southern Nevada. This project is funded by a $3.5 million dollar grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. These funds provide the resources to conduct in-depth research and community engagement efforts to analyze issues facing our community and propose collaborative solutions. Southern Nevada Strong project partners include: the SNRPC, City of Henderson, City of Las Vegas, City of North Las Vegas, Boulder City, Clark County, Regional Transportation Commission, UNLV, Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Clark County School District, Southern Nevada Health District and the Conservation District of Southern Nevada. For more information and to get involved visit www.SouthernNevadaStrong.org.   

About Clark County: Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability.  With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark County  is the nation’s 12th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2 million citizens and 43 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to almost 900,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.