Higbee elected Commission Board chair
The Lincoln County Commission Board elected Varlin Higbee as the new chairman of the board. He will serve a two-year term. Long involved in local government affairs, Higbee began on the board in 2015. He also served as a member of the Planning Commission from 1984 until he took a seat as county commissioner.
Board appointments approved
The county commission approved appointments to various boards at Monday’s meeting.
Alamo Town Board: Vern Holaday, Lola Sharp, Lonny Walch
Panaca Town Board: Andy Free, Gary Elmer, Mike Anderson
Pioche Town Board: Glenn Zelch, Cameron Boyce, Tom Brown
Library Board: Richard Sidford, Henry Frehner
Flood Control Board: Kevin Phillips
Game Management Board: John Tibbetts, Dane Bradfield
Debt Management Commission: Glenn Zelch, Varlin Higbee, Kevin Phillips
Fair and Recreation Board: Jared Brackenbury, Pete Peterson
RTC Board: Varlin Higbee
Race dates approved
Dates for the Silver State Challenge and involving the closure of SR 318 were approved for May 18 and Sept. 15.
Flycatcher Mitigation Plan extended
Commissioners approved a request for additional time from Resource Concepts of Reno for Phase 2 of the Southwest Willow Flycatcher Mitigation Plan to extend through to June 20.