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Douglas County Declares State of Emergency Due to the Tamarack Fire
Douglas County Declares State of Emergency Due to the Tamarack Fire
07/23/2021
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has declared a State of Emergency as a precautionary action due to the Tamarack Fire burning in parts of Alpine County, California, Lyon County, Nevada and Douglas County, Nevada.
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Tamarack Fire US 395 Access and Escorts by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
Tamarack Fire US 395 Access and Escorts by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
07/22/2021
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is providing escorts for the public through the US Highway 395 road closure from China Springs Road to the Nevada/California Stateline on Highway 395.
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US 395 Access and Escorts by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office- SUSPENDED
US 395 Access and Escorts by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office- SUSPENDED
07/22/2021
Fire conditions have changed. Currently, it is not safe to escort the public through the US Highway 395 road closure from China Springs Road to the Nevada/California Stateline on Highway 395.
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Precautionary Boil Water Notice Rescinded for East Valley Water System (PWS ID# NV0002216)
Precautionary Boil Water Notice Rescinded for East Valley Water System (PWS ID# NV0002216)
07/22/2021
Effective Immediately, the precautionary boil water notice has been rescinded for the East Valley Water System (PWS ID# NV0002216) in the Skyline Service Area.
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Back-To-School Vaccine Clinic for Kids  Hosted by Douglas County School District and Douglas County Community Health Clinic
Back-To-School Vaccine Clinic for Kids Hosted by Douglas County School District and Douglas County Community Health Clinic
07/21/2021
The Douglas County School District and Douglas County Community Health Clinic invite parents/guardians to bring their children to the Back-To-School immunization clinic to receive all routine childhood vaccines.
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VOLUNTARY EVACUATIONS ISSUED FOR TOPAZ RANCH ESTATES AND TOPAZ LAKE AREAS
VOLUNTARY EVACUATIONS ISSUED FOR TOPAZ RANCH ESTATES AND TOPAZ LAKE AREAS
07/21/2021
Voluntary evacuations have been issued for all residents in the Topaz Ranch Estates and Topaz Lake areas.
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TAMARACK FIRE PREPARATION FOR EVACUATION, POWER OUTAGE, AND ROAD CLOSURE
TAMARACK FIRE PREPARATION FOR EVACUATION, POWER OUTAGE, AND ROAD CLOSURE
07/20/2021
Douglas County is asking the following communities to be on the alert and start preparing for potential evacuations.
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CHANGE OF LOCATION FOR LIVESTOCK EVACUTAION, OPENING OF TRE COMMUNITY CENTER AS EVACUTION SITE
CHANGE OF LOCATION FOR LIVESTOCK EVACUTAION, OPENING OF TRE COMMUNITY CENTER AS EVACUTION SITE
07/20/2021
The evacuation location for large animals has changed from the Douglas County Fairgrounds to the Carson City Fairgrounds/Fuji Park in south Carson City.
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Alert -Voluntary Evacuations Issued For Leviathan and Holbrook Junction Areas
Alert -Voluntary Evacuations Issued For Leviathan and Holbrook Junction Areas
07/20/2021
Voluntary evacuations have been issued for all residents in Leviathan Mine Rd. and Holbrook Junction areas.
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Precautionary Boil Water Notice for East Valley
Precautionary Boil Water Notice for East Valley
07/19/2021
A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for the East Valley Water System in the Skyline Service Area, effective Immediately.
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Douglas County Advises Residents and Vacation Home Rental (VHR) Permit Holders of Temporary Restraining Order Issued by Federal Judge on Portions of the County’s New VHR Regulations
Douglas County Advises Residents and Vacation Home Rental (VHR) Permit Holders of Temporary Restraining Order Issued by Federal Judge on Portions of the County’s New VHR Regulations
07/16/2021
On July 15, 2021, United States District Court Judge Robert C. Jones issued a temporary restraining order against Douglas County to restrain it from implementing portions of the County’s new Vacation Home Rental (VHR) regulations, Ordinance Number 2021-1582, pending the trial of the case.
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Douglas County Holding Public Hearing for the Discussion of Possible State CDBG Applications
Douglas County Holding Public Hearing for the Discussion of Possible State CDBG Applications
06/29/2021
Douglas County will conduct a public hearing on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 PM at the Historic Courthouse, 1616 8th Street in order to discuss possible applications for funding under the next fiscal year’s July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and to solicit citizen input on possible activities to be included in the application.
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Douglas County Launches Broadband Surveys
Douglas County Launches Broadband Surveys
06/23/2021
Douglas County is asking businesses and residents to participate in a Broadband survey.
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Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club Gives Back to Douglas County Youth Recreation
Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club Gives Back to Douglas County Youth Recreation
06/04/2021
The Active 20 - 30 Club of Carson Valley has generously made a $5,000 contribution to the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department for youth participating in County sports programs.
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Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Adopt Resolution Encouraging Water Conservation
Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Adopt Resolution Encouraging Water Conservation
05/27/2021
The Douglas County Board of County Commissioners adopted resolution 2021R-050 declaring drought conditions in Douglas County and encouraging conservation actions by the public due to a severe drought affecting the entire southwestern United States, including the State of Nevada.
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Concert in the Park May 21, 2021 Still On!
Concert in the Park May 21, 2021 Still On!
05/21/2021
Douglas County Community Services announces that Hot Buttered Rum will perform as scheduled at tonight’s 2021 Bently Nevada Family Summer Concert Series, despite the inclement weather expected today.
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Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Accepting Applications for Vacation Home Rentals Advisory Board
Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Accepting Applications for Vacation Home Rentals Advisory Board
05/11/2021
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is currently accepting applications for appointment to the Vacation Home Rentals (VHR) Advisory Board.
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Douglas County Board Meeting May Experience Intermittent Internet Outages
Douglas County Board Meeting May Experience Intermittent Internet Outages
05/06/2021
Douglas County has been notified by our Internet Service Provider (ISP) that we may experience intermittent internet outages today.
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Douglas County Reopening Plan Takes Effect May 1, 2021
Douglas County Reopening Plan Takes Effect May 1, 2021
04/30/2021
Douglas County’s reopening and recovery plan titled, “Moving Forward” goes into effect starting Saturday, May 1, 2021.
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Assessor's Website Outage
Assessor's Website Outage
04/28/2021
The Douglas County Assessor’s Office is currently experiencing an outage to their Assessment, Sales, and Personal Property data websites.
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Mother's Day Drive Thru Celebration at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center
Mother's Day Drive Thru Celebration at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center
04/26/2021
A fantastic and heartfelt tribute to the moms of our county and neighboring areas will be done on Friday, May 7th with a delicious lunch served by the Senior Center Drive Through lunch program.
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Reopening of the Douglas County Senior Center
Reopening of the Douglas County Senior Center
04/26/2021
On Monday, May 10, 2021, the Douglas County Community & Senior Center located at 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville will fully open the Senior Center doors to all seniors and the public.
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Douglas County Community Development Launches Online Scheduling System
Douglas County Community Development Launches Online Scheduling System
04/19/2021
Douglas County is pleased to announce the launch of QLess, an appointment scheduling and queue management system.
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Senior Center Family Restroom Naming Rights Sponsorship
Senior Center Family Restroom Naming Rights Sponsorship
04/19/2021
The Douglas County Community Services Foundation (DCCSF) has created a fun and humorous fundraising program over the past three years to help provide funding for the Douglas County Senior Center.
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Douglas County Commission Approves Reopening Plan
Douglas County Commission Approves Reopening Plan
04/16/2021
The Douglas County Board of County Commissioners passed a proposed reopening plan on Thursday, April 15, 2021.
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Neddenriep Donates to Douglas County Community Services Foundation
Neddenriep Donates to Douglas County Community Services Foundation
04/12/2021
Neddenriep Financial is the Douglas County Community Services Foundation 2021 Naming Right sponsor for the Douglas County Community and Senior Center.
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Douglas County Temporary Road Closure – SR 88
Douglas County Temporary Road Closure – SR 88
04/08/2021
The Douglas County road department will temporarily close State Route 88
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Easter Celebration Event at Senior Center
Easter Celebration Event at Senior Center
03/29/2021
In celebration of the Easter holiday, the Douglas County Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville, will be hosting a Special Drive Through Hot Lunch event for seniors 60 years and older on Friday April 2, 2021.
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Carson Valley Medical Center Renews Support With Donation To Community Center
Carson Valley Medical Center Renews Support With Donation To Community Center
03/18/2021
Carson Valley Medical Center, a strong supporter of the Douglas County Community & Senior Center has renewed their pledge again to be the Douglas County Community Services Foundation 2021 Naming Rights sponsor for all eight scoreboards in the Douglas County Community Center.
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Douglas County Celebrates Social Work
Douglas County Celebrates Social Work
03/17/2021
Celebrated each March, National Professional Social Work Month recognizes the dedication and empathy social workers and social service case managers across the country deliver while providing services.
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County Makes Policy Decisions Regarding VHRs
County Makes Policy Decisions Regarding VHRs
03/05/2021
During the Board of County Commissioners meeting held on March 4,2021, the Board provided policy direction on the Vacation Home Rental (VHR) Program.
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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Event at Senior Center
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Event at Senior Center
03/02/2021
In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, the Douglas County Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville, will be hosting a Special Drive Through Hot Lunch event for seniors 60 years and older on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
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Douglas County Temporarily Suspends Issuance of New Vacation Home Rental Permits
Douglas County Temporarily Suspends Issuance of New Vacation Home Rental Permits
02/23/2021
On February 18, 2021, the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners took action to temporarily suspend the issuance of new vacation home rental (VHR) permits effective February 18, 2021.
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Mike Torres Appointed as Chief Probation Officer
Mike Torres Appointed as Chief Probation Officer
02/22/2021
The Ninth Judicial District Court has appointed Mike Torres to the position of Chief Juvenile Probation Officer.
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9-1-1 Emergency Services 3rd Accreditation
9-1-1 Emergency Services 3rd Accreditation
02/18/2021
Douglas County 9-1-1 Emergency Services has achieved re-accreditation of the Emergency Medical Dispatch program from the International Academy of Emergency Dispatch (IAED).
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Douglas County Hires Caren Witt as New Social Services Manager
Douglas County Hires Caren Witt as New Social Services Manager
02/17/2021
Douglas County is pleased to announce the position of Social Services Manager was offered to and accepted by Caren Witt.
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Valentine's Day Celebration Event at the Douglas County Senior Center
Valentine's Day Celebration Event at the Douglas County Senior Center
01/29/2021
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Douglas County Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville, will be hosting a Special Meals on Wheels Drive Through Hot Lunch event for seniors 60 years and older from 11am-1pm on Friday, February 12, 2021.
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Douglas County Crews and Plows Ready for Winter Weather
Douglas County Crews and Plows Ready for Winter Weather
01/26/2021
According to the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Reno, multiple storm warnings have been issued for the Sierras in effect from 10 p.m. tonight, January 26th through Friday, January 29th at 4pm.
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Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Accepting Applications for the Airport Advisory Committee
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Douglas County Hires Daniel Johnson as New Chief Technology Officer
Douglas County Hires Daniel Johnson as New Chief Technology Officer
01/13/2021
Douglas County is pleased to announce the position of Chief Technology Officer was offered to and accepted by Daniel Johnson.
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Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Appoints Amy (Poole) Burgans to Clerk/Treasurer
Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Appoints Amy (Poole) Burgans to Clerk/Treasurer
12/22/2020
During the December 17, 2020 Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board unanimously voted to appoint county employee Amy (Poole) Burgans as Douglas County’s new Clerk/Treasurer effective Friday, December 18, 2020 at 5:01pm.
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"In God We Trust" Display Installed in the Board of County Commissioners Chambers
"In God We Trust" Display Installed in the Board of County Commissioners Chambers
12/17/2020
On December 10, 2020 The Douglas County Board of County Commissioners’ installed an “In God We Trust” Display in the Board Chamber.
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Douglas County DA Obtains Dismissal of OSHA Citations
Douglas County DA Obtains Dismissal of OSHA Citations
12/16/2020
The State of Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Nevada OSHA) has agreed to dismiss the two citations they issued following President Donald J. Trump’s outdoor campaign rally at the Minden-Tahoe Airport on September 12, 2020.
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Santa is Coming to the Community Center
Santa is Coming to the Community Center
12/15/2020
Santa Claus heard Douglas County needed some holiday cheer and decided to take a break from his busy schedule to spend the day at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center.
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Douglas County Clerk/Treasurer Tenders Resignation; BOCC Sets Agenda Item to Discuss
Douglas County Clerk/Treasurer Tenders Resignation; BOCC Sets Agenda Item to Discuss
12/14/2020
On Friday December 11, 2020 the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners received notice that Kathy Lewis was tendering her resignation as the Douglas County Clerk/Treasurer effective December 18, 2020.
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Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Approve Master Plan
Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Approve Master Plan
12/09/2020
The Board of County Commissioners held a public hearing on the proposed amendments to the Douglas County Master Plan during a Special Meeting on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.
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Douglas County Public Health Officer Issues Guidance After Rise In COVID Cases
Douglas County Public Health Officer Issues Guidance After Rise In COVID Cases
12/01/2020
Douglas County has recently seen an alarming increase in COVID-19 cases in an extremely short period of time.
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Planning Commission Approved 2020 Master Plan Text Update
Planning Commission Approved 2020 Master Plan Text Update
11/30/2020
The Douglas County Planning Commission completed its work to review and update the 2020 Master Plan text and published a draft to the Douglas County website for the public to review and comment.
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Douglas County Cancels Public Holiday Events Due to Rise in COVID-19 Cases
Douglas County Cancels Public Holiday Events Due to Rise in COVID-19 Cases
11/30/2020
After consultation with the Douglas County Officials, the Towns, public safety agencies, and Douglas County Emergency Management it was determined in-person public holiday events at the Towns of Gardnerville, Genoa, and Minden, as well as the 25th Annual Parade of Lights hosted by the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce have been cancelled.
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County Unveils Executive Summary Draft, First Three Master Plan Elements, Dates & Times for Additional Public Meetings
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Douglas County Businesses Receive 2020 Community Spirit Spotlight Awards
Douglas County Businesses Receive 2020 Community Spirit Spotlight Awards
09/25/2020
For the seventh consecutive year, several Douglas County businesses were recognized with a Spotlight Award.
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Douglas County Welcomes Presidential Visit to Minden-Tahoe Airport
Douglas County Welcomes Presidential Visit to Minden-Tahoe Airport
09/12/2020
Douglas County was contacted by the Secret Service and representatives of the Trump Campaign late in the evening on Wednesday September 9, 2020 requesting use of the Minden-Tahoe Airport.
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JOIN Inc. Partners with Douglas County to Provide Financial Assistance
JOIN Inc. Partners with Douglas County to Provide Financial Assistance
09/10/2020
Thanks to a partnership with Douglas County and available CARES Act funding, JOIN Inc. is organizing an initiative to assist local individuals and businesses this year.
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Douglas County is now Accepting Community Grant Program Applications
Douglas County is now Accepting Community Grant Program Applications
09/08/2020
Applications are open and being accepted for the 2020-2021 grant funding from the Board of County Commissioner’s Community Grant Program.
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Douglas County Launches 2020 Master Plan Text Update Resident Survey
Douglas County Launches 2020 Master Plan Text Update Resident Survey
09/01/2020
Douglas County launched a survey intended to capture public input on the goals and objectives contained in the Douglas County Master Plan text.
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Help Douglas County Increase Community Based Testing Numbers; Keep Businesses Open
Help Douglas County Increase Community Based Testing Numbers; Keep Businesses Open
08/31/2020
Carson City Health and Human Services is continuing to conduct community-based drive-thru COVID-19 testing for Quad-County residents who are asymptomatic.
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Douglas County Community Services Announces the Temporary Closure of the Shooting Facility
Douglas County Community Services Announces the Temporary Closure of the Shooting Facility
08/26/2020
Beginning August 31, 2020 through September 11, 2020 the Douglas County Community Services Department will be closing the Douglas County Shooting Range for maintenance and safety enhancements.
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*Update/Correction* Douglas County Sheriff's Office Response to Protests
*Update/Correction* Douglas County Sheriff's Office Response to Protests
08/11/2020
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like to issue a correction to the statement below. One police report was filed on August 8, 2020 in regards to the protest.
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Douglas County Sheriff's Office Responds to Protest
Douglas County Sheriff's Office Responds to Protest
08/09/2020
The planned Black Lives Matter (BLM) protest and counter protest began at the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center (JLEC) located at 1038 Buckeye Road in Minden NV at 9:00 am.
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Sheriff Coverley Media Briefing
Sheriff Coverley Media Briefing
08/08/2020
On the morning of August 8, 2020 a media briefing was held at the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center.
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Douglas County Prepares for Planned Protest on August 8, 2020
Douglas County Prepares for Planned Protest on August 8, 2020
08/03/2020
Douglas County is actively preparing for planned protest at the Judicial Law Enforcement Center (JLEC) on August 08, 2020 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.
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Douglas County Shooting Range Improvements
Douglas County Shooting Range Improvements
07/29/2020
The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce the re-opening of the Douglas County Shooting Range
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Douglas County Homemaker Program Conducts Fan Drive for Seniors
Douglas County Homemaker Program Conducts Fan Drive for Seniors
07/21/2020
The Douglas County Homemaker Program is conducting a Fan Drive and is seeking donations of brand-new box fans for Douglas County seniors.
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