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The Washoe County Commission is looking for a person to appoint to the Airport Noise Advisory Panel.

Reno, Nevada. Oct. 3, 2014. Washoe County is now accepting applications from residents of unincorporated Washoe County for one vacancy on the Airport Noise Advisory Panel. This Panel receives and assesses information on airport noise issues; assists in coordination between noise-sensitive, off-airport land use activities and noise generating airport activities; promotes greater communication regarding airport noise among the various public bodies, agencies and commissions; and, makes advisory recommendations to the Airport Authority Board of Trustees regarding new and existing programs and approaches to noise abatement. There is no compensation for serving on this panel.

Apply online below or obtain applications at the Washoe County Manager's Office located at 1001 E. 9th St., #A201. Completed applications should be submitted to: Washoe County Manager's Office, P.O. Box 11130, Reno, Nevada 89520.

This panel receives and assesses information on airport noise issues; assists in coordination between land use activities and airport activities; promotes greater communication regarding airport related noise among the various public bodies, agencies and commissions; and, makes advisory recommendations to the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board of Trustees regarding new and existing programs and approaches to noise abatement.

Membership

The Airport Noise Advisory Panel is comprised of 25 members. Three members are appointed by the Washoe County Commission for a two-year term. Members can serve for unspecified additional two-year terms upon agreement of the appointing jurisdiction.

Time Commitment

The Airport Noise Advisory Panel meets quarterly.

Authority

By-Laws of the Airport Noise Advisory Panel of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority of Reno, Nevada.

Applications must be received online at www.washoecounty.us/citizens/vacancies.html or in the County Manager’s Office by 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 1.