The billboard discussion planned for this week (April 26) did not make it on the agenda and officials say the discussion is now planned for June 7 during the Reno City Council’s regular meeting, starting at 6 p.m. We’re not certain why the date changed but please mark your calendars. We’ll need plenty of support in June to help convince the council to finally enforce the people’s billboard ban on …

  Reno voters polled this week (April 6-7) gave clear direction to the city council to enforce the people’s ban on new billboard construction with an overwhelming 78% in agreement that the 2000 vote should be honored. A majority also said they were concerned with traffic safety, community aesthetics and decreased property values for Reno neighborhoods that could be the target of new standard and digital billboards. Majority Wants the Billboard …

  The billboard discussion set for Wednesday, March 22 will be postponed because of concerns with how the item was described on the agenda, called “noticing issues.” The postponement will be announced at the beginning of the Reno City Council meeting Wednesday and the billboard item probably will be bumped to April, according to the City Attorney’s office. When the discussion is held, the council is expected to give direction to …

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.