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 filed a new lawsuit against Reno to halt billboard construction, after a council decision last month that showed three members have no intention of honoring the people’s vote, which prohibits new billboards within the city limits. Rather than waiting around to see what the council does next, Scenic Nevada filed a Petition for a Writ of Mandamus in Washoe County District Court to enjoin the city from issuing …

  Following a rambling discussion led by Council Member Neoma Jardon, the Reno City Council barely approved a one-year moratorium last week on digital billboards that ultimately revealed backsliding and a divided council on whether the city should enforce the people’s billboard ban. In unanimous votes in December and January, the council agreed that staff should bring back language for a moratorium that would prohibit new billboards, both static and digital, …

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.