Health District hosting public workshops for wood-burning devices & temporary food permits next week

by | Jun 2, 2022

Reno/Sparks, Nev. June 2, 2022 – The Washoe County Health District is hosting multiple public workshops next week to allow for community participation on wood-burning devices and temporary food establishment permits, respectively. See below for information on the Air Quality Management wood-burning device workshop and scroll down for information on the Environmental Health Services temporary food establishment workshop.

Air Quality staff to revise wood-burning device regulations

The Air Quality Management Division (AQMD) has made significant revisions to the regulations governing wood-burning devices. The changes affect all wood-burning devices including wood heaters, fireplaces, and hydronic heaters in Washoe County.

The changes will potentially impact to all escrow transactions and the sale of all wood-burning devices in Washoe County and will take effect on July 1, 2022. A flowchart on how to navigate the updated regulation is available on the AQMD’s website www.OurCleanAir.com.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the new process and get answers to any questions. Any questions or concerns prior to or after the workshop can be submitted to  AQMD-WBD@washoecounty.gov.

Workshop 1 – For Real Estate Agents

When:  June 6, 2022, noon-1:30 p.m.

Where: Virtual meeting on Microsoft Teams – Click here to join the meeting

Call-In Number: 775-325-0620

Phone Conference ID: 361 925 218#

 

Workshop 2 – For Wood-Burning Device Dealers & Inspectors, Retailers, City/County Building Officials

When:  June 6, 2022, 2-3:30 p.m.

Where: Virtual meeting on Microsoft Teams – Click here to join the meeting

Call-In Number: 775-325-0620

Phone Conference ID: 108 848 275#

 

Workshop 3 – For Title Companies, Escrow Agents & Staff

When:  June 7, 2022, noon-1:30 p.m.

Where: Virtual meeting on Microsoft Teams – Click here to join the meeting

Call-In Number: 775-325-0620

Phone Conference ID: 598 946 654#

The workshop will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams and can be accessed by mobile device or computer to watch, or you can call in from a telephone. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the new process and get answers to any questions.

Any questions or concerns prior to or after the workshop can be submitted to  AQMD-WBD@washoecounty.gov.

Health District Food Safety Program to host workshop for temporary food establishment permits

Learn about the new temporary food establishment permit applications and submission process. Workshop is free to attend, and we encourage all temporary food vendors, event promotors and interested members of the public to attend.

Monday, June 6, 2022, 10-11 a.m.

Where: Washoe County Commission Chambers, 1001 E. 9th St., Building A, Reno, NV 89512

Watch online: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81481253664?pwd=K2I2QWZtYWtuQjVVMHNVSFJZTFBlUT09

Call-In Number: 253-215-8782

Passcode: 645003

 

Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 5-6 p.m.

Where: Washoe County Commission Chambers, 1001 E. 9th St., Building A, Reno, NV 89512

Watch online: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83368283290?pwd=cjNqdXZnRW5SbWdPWEZRK0hOTDJ2dz09

Call-In Number: 253-215-8782

Passcode: 694050

More info: Go to the Health District Food Safety website, call 775-328-2434, or email foodsafety@washoecounty.gov