The Nevada Supreme Court brought us half way home, then last week the Reno City Council knocked it out of the park when it changed city policy to ban new billboards finally honoring a vote of the people cast 17 years ago. “It’s important to put this to rest for the benefit of our community,” Council Member Naomi Duerr said Wednesday during the public hearing on billboards. “I’m strongly influenced …

  The long-awaited discussion and decision on whether to enforce the people’s 2000 vote to ban new billboards will be Wednesday, June 14,during the Reno City Council’s regular meeting at City Hall. The 6 p.m. time certain, courtesy of Mayor Hillary Schieve, is meant to allow more residents to attend. What: Reno City Council meeting, Agenda Item J. 3 Where: City Hall, 1 East First Street, Reno When: 6 p.m. Wednesday, …

  Possible New Date – June 14 The Reno City Council will postpone discussing the people’s billboard ban Wednesday, June 7 and is expected to set June 14 at 6 p.m. as the new date. Not all of the council members could attend the evening session next week, when the item is scheduled to be heard. The new date is meant to accommodate council members who want to be there for …

Scenic Nevada is a 501c3 nonprofit, non-partisan, environmental organization that works to preserve, protect and enhance the scenic character of Nevada. Our principal activities are to educate the general public of the economic, social, and cultural benefits of scenic preservation. This includes billboard and sign control, protecting and supporting Scenic Byways, promoting sound wall alternatives, supporting open space and greenways plans and minimizing the impact of cell towers. Founded by Douglas G. Smith in 2000 to combat the proliferation of billboards in Reno, Scenic Nevada has grown to become a statewide organization. We are an all-volunteer group of people working to protect the scenic beauty of Nevada’s majestic landscape as well as the scenic character of our communities.