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News Briefs, March 14

Staff to hold budget workshop

Boulder City staff are holding an educational workshop from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Monday, March 18, for the 2019 fiscal year budget. The workshop is free and will take place at the Senior Center of Boulder City, 813 Arizona St.

The 2019 fiscal year budget is effective from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020.

For questions about the workshop, contact Boulder City Communications Manager Lisa LaPlante at 702-293-9302 or llaplante@bcnv.org.

I- 11 lanes temporarily closed

The Nevada Department of Transportation is closing Interstate 11’s southbound outside travel lane between Railroad Pass and Wagonwheel Drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, March 14.

The temporary lane closure is needed for pavement repairs.

Motorists should use caution while travelling through the work zone, heed construction signage and take alternate routes, if possible. NDOT works with Waze to inform the public about planned highway restrictions, but unscheduled construction changes, closures and restrictions are possible due to weather or other factors.

For the latest state highway conditions, visit nvroads.com or call 511 before driving.

The Eagle has landed

City crews help align the eagle at the new welcome sign Monday morning. The $75,000 sign, which is funded by the city, will not only welcome those coming to town but also honors the Boulder City High School Eagles.

Tract 350 sale approved

Whether it will be enough to fund the projected $40 million-plus pool complex the city would like to build is still — given the realities of the current inflationary economic environment — an open question.

City’s pet licensing proposal still in limbo

As the proposal to allow for a license for pet breeding, as well as the keeping of more animals than the three currently allowed by city code that came within inches of becoming law in March of this year, appears to be in some kind of limbo. After it was tabled, and has not yet been rescheduled to come back before the city council, a related case recently came before the municipal court.

Students learn the fine art of guitar making

Jimi Hendrix, considered by many to be the greatest guitarist ever, once said of his craft, “Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you’ll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you’ll be rewarded.”