Management Plan Unanimously Approved (!!!)

Last week was a huge week for One Truckee River, and one we’ve had circled on our calendars for quite a while now. On September 26, 27 and 28, One Truckee River approached the cities of Sparks and Reno, and Washoe County for adoption of the One Truckee River Management Plan.

And… we were unanimously approved!

Both cities and the county were extremely complementary about the plan, and looked forward to working with OTR staff on implementing the plan’s recommended action items.

A couple of comments from those participating in the city council meetings:

“This river is one of the greatest resources of our community, and it’s great to see a group of citizens stepping up to actively protect one of our most valuable assets. It’s a pretty good example of what happens when government gets out of the way and lets the citizens come up with a plan.” — Reno City Councilmember Paul McKenzie

“I especially like the collaborative effort of looking at so many different partners coming in with so much background information and resources, and that collaboration of many is really what makes lighter work for (Nevada Land Trust and Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful), but also brings different perspectives, different thoughts, different priorities to something that will truly be something regional we can be proud of with Reno, Sparks and the county.” — Sparks City Councilmember Charlene Bybee

We were also lucky enough to have multiple One Truckee River Core Planning Team members and stakeholders attend the adoption meetings. Thank you to all who attended!

OTR attendees at the Washoe County Commissioners meeting on September 27, 2016.
OTR attendees at the Sparks City Council meeting on September 26, 2016.
OTR attendees at the Reno City Council meeting on September 28, 2016.