News Briefs


City expecting new finance director to start in December

The city has begun its search for a new finance director and is hoping the position will be filled by December, according to the recent job posting.

Current finance director, Hyun Kim, is leaving to become the city manager for Fife, Washington. He started working for the city in October 2016. According to Fife, he will be starting his position there Sept. 13 but has yet to have a firm end date in Boulder City.

The salary for the new finance director will be $127,929 plus benefits. When Kim was hired as finance director, his annual salary was $127,174.

Mobile mammography service to visit Boulder City on Friday

Nevada Health Center’s Mammovan will be in the parking lot of City Hall, 401 California Ave., from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday.

The mobile mammography service aims to provide easy access to the health service. Screenings are primarily for women age 40 and older; however, screenings will be provided to women younger than 40 who have a physician’s referral.

Those who have appointments should arrive 15 minutes early and bring their photo identification, current insurance card, if applicable, and the name and phone number of their primary care physician.

The van will close for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.

To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 1-877-581-6266.

Chamber hosting event Sept. 16

to help clean up community

Boulder City Chamber of Commerce is holding a community cleanup day from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, along a section of Boulder City Parkway. Volunteers should meet at 8 a.m. at the corner of Buchanan Boulevard and Boulder City Parkway.

The plan is to head west from the stoplight at Buchanan to the light at Veterans Memorial Drive. The number of volunteers who participate will determine how much ground they are able to cover, said Chamber CEO Jill Rowland-Lagan.

Trash bags and water will be provided, but the volunteers should bring gloves and their own yard tools.

Californian dies trying to secure houseboat during storm at lake

A 38-year-old man from California died during a thunderstorm at Lake Mohave on Saturday.

According to Christie Vanover, spokesperson for Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the victim was reportedly trying to help a neighboring houseboat that broke from the shore during the storm. The victim became entangled in one of the spike lines, and as the houseboat drifted by the storm, was pulled under water. He was not wearing a life jacket.

The incident happened around 7:30 p.m.

National Park Service rangers responded by land and water. Resuscitation attempts by members of his party and first responders were unsuccessful.

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Lake Mohave between 7-7:45 p.m. Saturday. At the time of the incident, wind speeds gusted between 40-50 mph.

The Clark County medical examiner will identify the victim and determine cause of death. The incident is under investigation.