Commissioners Naft, Jones to Host Jan. 29 'Coffee & Conversation'

Prior to the redrawing of boundaries for Clark County Commission districts, the Anthem and Inspirada communities were represented solely by Commissioner Michael Naft. That changed Nov. 17, when parts of those areas moved into the district of Commissioner Justin Jones.

The two commissioners will co-host a “Coffee and Conversation” event aimed primarily at Anthem and Inspirada residents on Saturday, Jan. 29 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Romano Mercato at 2016 Via Firenze #110 in Henderson. The event is free and open to everyone, regardless of where they live in Clark County.

The boundaries between the two districts – Naft’s District A and Jones’s District F – were changed at the Nov. 2 County Commission meeting and the changes went into effect Nov. 17.

The map below depicts the new boundaries in the area of Anthem and Inspirada. Additionally, one may visit this link, type in an address and scroll down to “elected officials” to determine in whose district one resides:  http://maps.clarkcountynv.gov/ow/.

“As the new commissioner for some of these residents, it’s important that I hear directly from them so that I know exactly what their concerns are and how we might work to resolve them,” said Commissioner Jones.

“Keeping the lines of communication open is a priority,” said Commissioner Naft. “It is always gratifying meeting with neighbors, hearing their concerns, and discussing solutions. With redistricting, residents in Anthem and Inspirada now have not just one advocate, but two.”

The redistricting process is undertaken every 10 years following the national Census in order to comply with state law, which requires Commission districts to be nearly equal in population. Rapid growth in population over the last decade has resulted in great variations in population across the County’s seven Commission districts.
                                                                                                      
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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 is the nation’s 14th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.3 million citizens and 45.3 million visitors a year (2018). Included are the nation’s 9th-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 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.