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Storey County Candidate Forum Held In Virginia City

Storey County Candidate Forum

Storey County Candidate Forum Held In Virginia City Pipers Opera House hosted the first Storey County Candidate Forum of the 2018 political season in Virginia City. The rainy weather did not discourage county residents from showing up in force to hear the candidates discuss their platforms. Over a hundred people …

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The Miracle In Storey County

The Miracle In Storey County

Tesla – The Miracle In Storey County It has been nearly five years since Governor Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature saddled The Miracle In Storey County, aka Tesla up onto the backs of the Storey County Taxpayer. With the news of the Tesla deal reaching all four corners of the …

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Commissioner McBride: Back It Up or Back It Off

Back it up or back it off

Back It Up or Back It Off As many of you know, I write hard-hitting articles that are critical of issues and actions here in Storey County that I believe merit such attention. Based on recent actions from Team Storey, some of these articles are hitting close to the mark. …

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Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th

Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th

Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th Pat Whitten’s PR team tells the Team Storey story about the Commissioner Meeting in perfunctory (non)detail. Thankfully, Nicole Barde penned a predictably in-depth and detailed account (with context) of the recent County Commissioners meeting. While I find the budget quite interesting, the cure for …

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Storey County FY18-19 Budget Nearing Completion

Storey County FY18-19 Budget

Storey County FY18-19 Budget It’s Budget Season and we have been focusing on how Storey County spends your tax dollars. We wrote about the tentative budget earlier here. We wrote about the record 1.6 billion in taxable sales from 2017 here. And finally, we wrote about the current taxable sales …

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Taxable Sales Flat In FY 2017-2018

FY17-18 Storey County Taxable Sales Remain Flat The Nevada Department of Taxation released a lengthy report on Nevada’s taxable sales in 2018. According to their figures, Nevada’s revenue from taxable sales are up over FY 2016-2017. Taxable Sales reached $4.3 billion dollars in February 2018, a 3.2% increase over February …

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Truth, Lies, and Consequences.

Truth, Lies, and Consequences

  Truth, Lies, and Consequences. In the most recent episode of the Comstock Chronicle, Marshall McBride is quoted asking for concerned citizens to call the Commissioners and other County Officials regarding concerns they may have. He accused me and Nicole Barde of being purveyors of misinformation and lies. He reasoned …

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May 1 Commissioner Meeting Review – bardeblog.com

May 1 Commissioner Meeting Review from bardeblog.com Nicole Barde continues her yeoman work having endured another Storey County Commissioner meeting and filing another insightful report.  In her article she highlights, among other things, the remarkable disconnect that is the information loop here in Storey County; that of informational osmosis; you …

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2019 Storey County Budget Preview

2019 Storey County Budget Preview

In our last article, we discussed the fact that 2017 sales tax revenues fell despite our taxable sales increasing 585% to $1.6 billion dollars (you can read that article here). In this article, we will inspect the 2019 Storey County budget preview to see what the income and expense projections …

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