Douglas County District Attorney
    County Codes Print...     Link To This Page    
Title 1 General Provisions
Title 2 Administration and Personnel
2.02 County Personnel Regulations
2.03 Judicial Services Department
2.04 Board of County Commissioners
2.05 Whistle Blower Protection
2.06 Planning Commission
2.08 Employee Travel Expenses
2.16 Department of Community Development
2.20 Division of Social Services
2.22 Public Guardian's Office
2.24 Local Emergency Management Agency
2.26 China Spring Youth Camp
2.28 Genoa Historic District Commission
2.32 Regional Street and Highway Commission
2.36 Wage Claims
2.44 County Driving Policy
2.50 Douglas County Law Library
2.52 Cave Rock Water Advisory Board
2.54 Skyland Water Advisory Board
2.56 Water Conveyance Advisory Committee
2.58 Douglas County Airport Advisory Committee
2.60 Appraisers of County Property
Title 3 Revenue and Finance
Title 5 Business Licenses and Regulations
Title 6 Animals
Title 8 Health and Safety
Title 9 Criminal Code
Title 10 Vehicles and Traffic
Title 12 Streets and Other Public Places
Title 13 Parks
Title 14 Airports
Title 18 Town Annexation and Service Districts
Title 19 Initiative Ordinances
Title 20 Consolidated Development Code
Effective Date
Table of Ordinances
Index



Collapse/expand the left pane
County Codes
Title 2 Administration and Personnel
2.04 Board of County Commissioners
2.04.005 Board created--Powers--Approval of prior acts
2.04.010 Regular Meetings
2.04.020 First meeting in odd-numbered years
2.04.025 Chairman and vice chairman
2.04.030 Posting of matters on which action is to be taken
2.04.040 Tape-recording meetings
2.04.050 Emergency meetings
2.04.060 Control of decisions affecting public lands
2.04.070 Authority to sign grant applications.

2.04.005 Board created--Powers--Approval of prior acts
    A. There is created a five-member board of county commissioners of Douglas County, which five-member commission has been ratified by the electors of Douglas County, at a regularly held general election on November 5, 1974. 
    B. Pursuant to chapters 244 and 237 of NRS, the board of county commissioners reserves for itself the determination of the boundaries of the election districts and the question of whether the elected representatives shall be elected solely by the voters in their district. 
    C. The board of county commissioners specifically ratifies, confirms and approves of all prior acts of the board of county commissioners in establishing and creating the five-member board of county commissioners. (Ord. 236, 1975)
Top

2.04.010 Regular Meetings
The regular meetings of the board of county commissioners shall be held on the first and third Thursday of each month. However, the Board may schedule meetings for days other than Thursdays if it is in their best interest. The board may schedule workshops as they see fit. The board must meet in the county seat on the first Thursday of each month, and may also meet in the Tahoe Township. The board may meet in either or both the county seat or the Tahoe Township on the third Thursday of each month. If any regular meeting of the board falls on a nonjudicial day, the board shall hold that meeting on the following judicial day. (Ord. 1270, 2009; Ord. 766, §2, 1997; Ord. 486, 1988; Ord. 240 §1, 1976; Ord. 181 §1, 1971)
Top

2.04.020 First meeting in odd-numbered years
The first meeting of the board in odd-numbered years shall be held on the first Monday in January that is not a holiday. (Ord. 1270, 2009; Ord. 181 §2, 1971)
Top

2.04.025 Chairman and vice chairman
    A. The board of county commissioners, at the first meeting of the year, must elect one of its members as chairman of the board and another of its members as vice chairman of the board. 
    B. The chairman and vice chairman of the board serve a term of one year or until the first meeting of the next year when the board elects new officers. (Ord. 983, 2001)
Top

2.04.030 Posting of matters on which action is to be taken
The board shall give written notice of its meetings and workshops in accord with section 241.020 of NRS. The provisions of chapter 2.04 are not to be read to impose any greater requirement for meeting notices, other than what is required in the Nevada Revised Statutes. (Ord. 1270, 2008; Ord. 766, §4, 1997; Ord. 242 §1, 1976; Ord. 228 §1, 1975; Ord. 226 §1, 1974)
Top

2.04.040 Tape-recording meetings
The board must record each of its meetings, whether public or closed, and store on audiotape, CD, or other means of sound or video reproduction, in accord with section 241.035 of NRS. This record of each board meeting must be retained by the county clerk in accord with section 241.035 of NRS unless a longer period of retention is prescribed is prescribed by chapter 239 of the NRS or chapter 239 of the Nevada Administrative Code. Nothing in this section of the code prohibits the clerk from retaining these records for a longer period than prescribed by state law. (Ord. 1201, 2007; Ord. 766, §5, 1997; Ord. 226 §2, 1974)
Top

2.04.050 Emergency meetings
Emergency meetings of the board of county commissioners to consider matters affecting the health and welfare of the citizens of the county may be called by any member of the board. (Ord. 1270, 2009; Ord. 226 §3, 1974)
Top

2.04.060 Control of decisions affecting public lands
All decisions by any government agency regarding public lands located in Douglas County shall be correlated with the Douglas County board of commissioners and all regulations or decisions by federal agencies or their regional bureaus affecting public lands within Douglas County are unenforceable without the approval of the Douglas County board of commissioners or the people of Douglas County. (Ord. 296(part), 1978)
Top

2.04.070 Authority to sign grant applications.
The county manager is authorized to sign and submit, on behalf of the board of county commissioners, all grant applications.  Any such grant application, if awarded, shall be presented to the board of county commissioners for acceptance. (Ord. 1286, 2009)
Top