Objectives tagged with "Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN)"

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 2

Encourage an adequate supply of housing with a range of price, density, ownership, size and building types.

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Objective 2.4

Develop low-income and workforce housing in neighborhoods across the region.

Sub-Objectives
2.4.5

Identify funding sources to support affordable housing to reach Energy Efficient and NetZero standards, and generate surplus.

Lead Organization: Non Profit and Community Organizations
Supporting Organizations: Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) ; Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Federal Agencies ; Education and Research Partners
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term
2.4.6

Pursue grants and other sources of funding such as HOME Investment Partnership funds to rehabilitate affordable housing for rent or homeownership, including performing energy upgrades on homes to meet local codes and home energy rating improvements.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Education and Research Partners ; Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    City of Henderson received Low-Income Housing Trust funds and Welfare Set-Aside funds from the NV Housing Div to provide affordable housing units (2017); City of Henderson using HUD HOME Investment Partnerships Program and Community Housing Development Organization. and HOME State funds to provide loan to Habitat For Humanity to build affordable housing units (2017); HOME Investment Partnership funds used to fund affordable properties throughout Southern Nevada; Nevada HAND utilized HOME, CDGB, and LIHTC for Boulder Pines affordable development

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 3

Support access to healthcare, healthy food, parks and community services.

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Objective 3.2

Research emerging issues and develop partnerships to improve access to affordable and healthy food options.

Sub-Objectives
3.2.2

Support and coordinate with organizations working to increase access to healthy food options, including Southern Nevada Health District, including Southern Nevada Health District, Southern Nevada Food Council and the School of Community Health Sciences at UNLV, to identify underserved areas that could support healthy food outlets, urban agriculture, community gardens and farmer's markets.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: College of Southern Nevada (CSN) ; Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Education and Research Partners ; National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (NPS RTCA) ; Nevada State College (NSC) ; Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) ; State Agencies ; Three Square Food Bank ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Short Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 5

Promote resource-efficient land use and development practices.

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Objective 5.3

Support compact development and regulations that help the Southern Nevada Water Authority achieve water conservation goals and encourage reduction in water consumption.

Sub-Objectives
5.3.1

Support a variety of regulations by local governments to promote efficient use of water resources (e.g., turf restrictions, plumbing code requirement for high efficiency fixtures, etc.).

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.3.2

Continue to encourage the use of incentives to manage and reduce overall water use (e.g., providing rebates on water efficient technologies program).

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    SNWA rebates for businesses include the Water Smart Landscapes rebate, Smart Irrigation Controller Rebate Coupon, and Water Efficient Technologies incentive program; The Water Smart Landscape Rebate offers businesses money for removing grass and replacing it with water-efficient landscaping; SNWA offers financial incentives to commercial and multifamily property owners who install water-efficient devices and fixtures through the Water Efficient Technologies program; SNWA provided more than 5,000 conservation rebates saving the community over 320 million gallons per year in last year
5.3.3

Continue and expand education and outreach programs to improve water efficiency (e.g., school programs) and reduce water consumption during peak usage times of day and year.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    SNWA Water Smart commercials; Water usage restrictions instituted by SNWA and jurisdictions to limit use during peak times; SNWA created youth education program that provides training materials to teachers to inform youth on water issues; SNWA Youth Advisory Council allows high school students to provide perspective on water issues; SNWA Deputy Drip presentations available to K-2 students; SNWA Desert Discovery newsletter free to elementary schools; SNWA Water Education Institute offers teachers PDE credits
5.3.4

Consider local government adoption of ordinance or other code restricting water usage during peak usage times of day and year to enhance enforcement efforts.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.3.5

Continue SNWA, Las Vegas Valley Water District and local government adoption of progressive/tiered water pricing structure based on quantity and use.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
5.3.6

Encourage all new golf courses to use recycled water and submit drought-tolerant landscape and irrigation plans.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
5.3.7

Objective 5.4

Increase water quality and decrease wastewater and dry weather urban runoff while encouraging recycled water reuse strategies.

Sub-Objectives
5.4.1

Support the Clark County Flood Control District's Stormwater Quality Management Committee's adopted Stormwater Management Plan to promote site design standards in large parking lots, such as depressed medians, buffer strips, porous paving and minimized parking standards.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Clark County Regional Flood Control District (CCRFCD) ; Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Short Term
5.4.2

Encourage adoption of ordinance or other code for new and existing commercial businesses with water intensive uses that regulate/restrict water usage and provide other minimum standards. For example, consider requiring commercial car washes to recycle water on-site or send it to a wastewater treatment facility, where it can be cleaned and returned to the water cycle.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.4.3

Promote sustainable water practices among businesses, such as dry cleaners, gas stations, hotels and other similar uses.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
5.4.4

Work toward meeting or surpassing federal, state and local water quality requirements.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Southern Nevada's municipal water supply meets or surpasses all federal Safe Drinking Water Act Standards.

Objective 5.6

Increase supply of regionally generated solar energy.

Sub-Objectives

Objective 5.7

Develop guidelines for the preservation of view corridors, and protection and restoration of natural resources.

Sub-Objectives
5.7.1

Coordinate conservation and development of natural resources by establishing a regional entity that represents the views of the federal, state, and local agencies involved in these efforts, including private and non-profit agencies.

Lead Organization: Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Objective 5.8

Increase regional solid waste recovery and reduce landfill contributions.

Sub-Objectives
5.8.3

Introduce regional composting pilot program utilizing the EPA-supported best practices for establishing a composting program.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Republic Services ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN)

Time Frame: Short Term

Building Capacity for Implementation Goal 4

Develop local funding strategies to implement items with fiscal impacts

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Objective 4.3

Develop funding sources for grants and matching dollars.

Sub-Objectives
4.3.1

Work with local partners to create funding sources for Opportunity Site evaluation.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments
Implementation Activities: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    RTC exploring funding for high capacity transit (HCT) along Maryland Parkway corridor; SNS staff exploring funding for potential eTOD along Maryland Parkway; Boulder Highway being studied by RTC; SNS helped City of North Las Vegas apply for Choice Neighborhood Initiative (CNI) grant; SNS helped Clark County apply for brownfield grants