NNPH to host public workshops regarding fees

Nov 14, 2023

Nov. 13, 2023. Reno/Sparks, Nev. Northern Nevada Public Health (formerly Washoe County Health District) is proposing revisions to Environmental Health Services and Air Quality Management fees, due to higher costs to perform these services.

Members of the public are encouraged to provide their input on these proposed changes. Feedback collected at these workshops will be used to develop recommendations for the District Board of Health. Northern Nevada Public Health (NNPH) also encourages people to fill out our survey to provide information on the matter.

Businesses and individuals affected by these fees will receive more information and have an opportunity for input at three public workshops this month – available virtually on Zoom or in person at Northern Nevada Public Health, 1001 E. 9th Street, Building B, Reno, Conference Room A.

Workshop Details:

  • Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, from noon-1 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Following these workshops, the public will be notified of proposed changes, followed by a public hearing. Spanish-speaking staff will be in attendance for the workshops to assist residents.

Business Impact Statement:

  • Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023 at 1 p.m.

Public Hearing:

  • Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024 at 1 p.m.

For more information regarding the proposed fees and links to the virtual meetings, visit nnph.org/fees.

Disabled members of the public who require special accommodations or assistance at the meeting(s) are requested to notify Health Administration by calling 775-328-2400, emailing HealthEHS@nnph.org, or in writing to Northern Nevada Public Health 1001 E. 9th Street, Building B, Reno, NV 89512.

For any air quality-related questions, call 775-784-7200 or email Health-AQ-Planning@NNPH.org.

Please note the Washoe County Health District changed its name to Northern Nevada Public Health on Aug. 31, 2023. More information is here.

Northern Nevada Public Health (NNPH) is nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board and has jurisdiction over all public health matters in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County through the policy-making District Board of Health. NNPH consists of five divisions: Administrative Health Services, Air Quality Management, Community and Clinical Health Services, Environmental Health Services and Epidemiology & Public Health Preparedness. More info can be found here.