Planning Commission calls for work on Silver City community plan ASAP
The Lyon County Planning Commission, in response to an action on an application from Comstock Mining to change land-use designations in Silver City, has asked that Lyon County take action to begin the preparation of a community plan for Silver City as soon as possible.
Openings remain on community boards
Citizen advisory boards in Lyon County still have vacancies in most cases in 2014, so volunteers are being sought to join up.
Up against the county
In a step anticipated by many, a lawsuit was filed against the Lyon County Board of Commissioners and Comstock Mining, Inc., as a result of the board's approval by a 4-1 vote of master plan and zoning changes opposed by many in Silver City.
When local communities pursue self-interests
But that is purely theoretical, isn't it? When examined a bit more, it all comes down to what is best for me and to heck with everyone else.
County has 23 board seats up for election in 2014
Besides the countywide and seats that will be on the 2014 ballots, there are plenty of district board seats -- for seats that cover only parts of the county -- up for election in Lyon County this year.
Residents group challenges Lyon
The Lyon County Commission's decision to modify the county master plan and change zoning for Comstock Mining has prompted a lawsuit by a residents group.
Comstock mining critics sue over Lyon County vote in Northern Nevada
Critics of renewed gold and silver mining on the Comstock have sued in effort to overturn a decision by the Lyon County Commission they say could pave the way for expansion of mining into the Silver City area.