Mineral County Commission Highlights

Mineral County Board of Commissioners highlights from Dec. 6 Safety message Emergency Manager Patrick Hughes gave a safety talk in regards to holiday safety. Public Comment Public comment was heard from George Dean from Hawthorne Utilities submitted a step-2 grievance to the commissioners. He stated that this should be heard by the commissioners on the… [More…]

Mineral County Commission Highlights

Commissioner highlights from the Oct. 18 meeting Safety message The safety message was presented by Emergency Manager Pat Hughes regarding fire prevention. Funds Deputy Auditor-Recorder Tammy Hamrey explained that she had already sent off the Bank of America statement as it was maxed. Auditor-Recorder Christine Hoferer explained that the corporate credit card limit had been… [More…]

Mineral County Commission Highlights

From the Sept. 20 meeting Safety message Emergency Manager Pat Hughes gave the safety talk regarding safe driving. BLM Updates Kenneth Collum, Field Manager Stillwater Field Office/BLM Carson City District gave an update to the commissioners regarding the district. Fire-wise for the district was 220,000 acres this year. Mineral County didn’t have many fires this… [More…]

Mineral County Commission News

Business license approvals The following business licenses were approved for Healthy Trees (Thomas Henderson), G. Vincent Wells Construction (Gerald V. Wells) and Message Therapy by Michaelia (Michaelia R. Adams). All licenses were approved as presented. Dajin Resource Special Use Permit Mark Nixon with the Mineral County Regional Planning Commission presented the Dajin Resources Corporation. He… [More…]


Public Comment Will Jones and a representative from FarWest Engineering gave public comment. Vouchers Commissioner Cliff Cichowlaz stated that “he should make a deal with the newspaper” in regards to printing of forms. Commissioner Paul MacBeth stated, “We should have a contract with them.” The order was for envelopes. Deputy Recorder-Auditor Karli Wilbur stated, “They can order them from somewhere else.” Commissioner Jerrie… [More…]

Congress fully funds PILT money

By Eric Dahlberg, MCIN Staff Mineral County, and counties across the U.S. are breathing a sigh of relief after Congress extended, and fully funded PILT  (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) for one more year. PILT funding was included on the farm bill that passed last week, meaning local governments in 1,580 counties in 49 states will… [More…]

County Commission News: Jan. 30, 2014

The Mineral County Commission voted on the following items in its Dec. 18-19 and Jan. 2 meetings. •The following business licenses were approved. If there are any conditions, it will be noted: • G7 Premier Services (Dave and Gayla Maynes) and Playmate Ranch & Spa (Scott Jolcover). The following businesses applied for liquor and prostitution… [More…]