Our final campaign, Honor the Vote, to get new billboards banned in Reno is underway at a time when our funds are running low. On June 7, the Reno City Council is expected to ask staff for changes to Reno’s billboard ordinance. We want the council to end new billboard construction and prohibit digital billboards. Scenic Nevada needs your help in our final push to enforce the people’s vote in …

  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 …

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.