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Packed House For Lockwood Pipeline Meeting

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Packed House For Lockwood Pipeline Meeting A standing room only crowd of nearly a hundred River District residents packed the Lockwood Senior Center to hear Storey County Commission Candidate Nicole Barde address the facts of the TRIC pipeline proposal. The crowd was nearly twice the size of the Lockwood Pipeline …

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Storey County’s Fiscal Year Starts Without Tesla

Storey County's Fiscal Year Starts Without Tesla

Storey County’s Fiscal Year Starts Without Tesla As we reported earlier, Storey County’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 was approved by County Commissioners McBride, Gilman, and McGuffey at a 1.7 million dollar deficit. It appears as if three years into Nevada Governor Sandoval and TRIC Executive Lance Gilman’s “Deal of …

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June 5th Storey County Commissioner Meeting – Bardeblog.com

June 5th Storey County Commissioner Meeting

June 5th Storey County Commissioner Meeting Nicole Barde posted her report on the Tuesday, June 5th Storey County Commissioner Meeting. As usual, Ms. Barde provides her reporting on the meeting and her commentary on the happenings.  This installment includes great news from Jana Seddon who invested a little and generated …

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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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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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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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$1.6 Billion In Taxable Sales In Storey County. What’s Our Share?

$1.6 Billion In Taxable Sales For Storey County in FY 2016-2017. How much did we get? Earlier this week TRIC Project Manager, Gilman Family Trust Risk Officer, Storey County Planning Commissioner, Blockchains, LLC Government Relations Advisor and Lance Gilman bunkmate Kris Thompson called Highlands resident Nicole Barde and Storey County …

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Bonus Payola hits $436,248.12 And Climbing.

I have been working on this piece for a couple of weeks. After I finished it and posted it, something was still bugging me that I couldn’t put my finger on. Well, that something just punched me in the face. Stay Tuned for Part Two… Summary: Pat Whitten authorized $ …

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No Tax Rollback Happening Anytime Soon (Or Ever)

The First Storey County Commissioner Meeting of 2018 had some interesting points in between the standard fare. The conversation over the fabled tax rollback/rebate/cuts continued as Commissioner Jack McGuffey tried once again to make this dead horse gallop so he can pretend to lead the charge for all us little …

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