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Matthew Brown, Communications Program Manager
Matthew oversees the City's press communications and public relations activities.
Deanna Gescheider, Director of Communications and Community Engagement
Deanna directs the Department of Communications and Community Engagement, this includes overseeing and managing strategic direction for the City's: media relations, print and new communications, television production and web services.
- Reno Fire Department reaches National Reading Month milestone
The Reno Fire Department (RFD) participated in National Reading Month by visiting local elementary schools to talk about fire safety and read with students.
03/31/2015 2:11 PMdetail
- Statement from Mayor and Reno City Council on retirement of Senator Harry Reid
Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, on behalf of the Reno City Council, released the following statement after United States Senator Harry Reid’s retirement announcement.
03/27/2015 4:55 PMdetail
- City of Reno joins Great Basin Youth Soccer League celebration
Reno City Council Member Naomi Duerr will speak at the Great Basin Youth Soccer League’s opening day ceremonies on Saturday March 28, 2015. She will be on hand to personally congratulate two former City of Reno officials who were instrumental in the establishment of Moana Springs Recreation Complex.
03/26/2015 10:21 AMdetail
- March 25, 2015 Reno City Council Highlights
Council unanimously approved the first of three possible Medical Marijuana Dispensary business licenses in the City of Reno: Sierra Wellness Connection.
03/25/2015 8:26 PMdetail
- Operation of Idlewild Park train to begin during spring break
The City of Reno will operate the Idlewild Park train beginning Saturday, March 28, 2015 to coincide with the Washoe County School District’s two-week spring break period.
03/24/2015 1:43 PMdetail
- City Council Prelights for March 25, 2015
Of particular interest to the public is the official appointment of a new City Clerk, the potential approval of an additional Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility as well as the first Medical Marijuana Dispensary, and possible establishment of a new Business First Program.
03/24/2015 10:02 AMdetail
- City Council approves City of Reno’s new domestic violence initiatives
On March 11, 2015, Reno City Council unanimously approved the Reno City Attorney’s Office presentation regarding the City of Reno's role in addressing domestic violence.
03/17/2015 10:18 AMdetail
- More than 50 residents to graduate from the Reno Citizens Institute
Fifty-three (53) residents will receive their certificates of completion from the Reno Citizens Institute (RCI) program on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
03/16/2015 2:14 PMdetail
- City of Reno statement regarding Reno Police Chief’s retirement
Reno Police Chief Steve Pitts has officially announced his retirement from the City of Reno, effective Friday, April 10, 2015.
03/13/2015 10:14 PMdetail
- Reno City Council reinstates Neighborhood Advisory Boards
On March 11, 2015, Reno City Council unanimously approved to adopt a Resolution reinstating Neighborhood Advisory Boards (NABs) as advisory bodies to the City of Reno. Citizens can apply for a NAB at Reno.gov/NAB.
03/12/2015 12:51 PMdetail
- March 11, 2015 Reno City Council Highlights
Council unanimously approved to adopt a Resolution reinstating Neighborhood Advisory Boards (NABs) as advisory bodies to the City of Reno. In doing so, Council desires to meaningfully involve citizens in the governmental decision-making process in order to improve the quality of life in the Reno community.
03/11/2015 7:24 PMdetail
- Life-saving programs to be discussed at Traffic Safety Summit
With 285 lives lost in Nevada traffic crashes last year, the Nevada Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are hosting the Nevada Traffic Safety Summit, March 24-25, 2015 in Reno.
03/11/2015 11:23 AMdetail
- City Council lays out its vision for the future of Reno
Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and the Reno City Council met today at the Desert Research Institute (DRI) to discuss the Strategic Plan for the City of Reno. Reno City Manager Andrew Clinger and City of Reno leadership staff also took part in the day-long planning discussion.
03/10/2015 5:28 PMdetail
- City Council Prelights for March 11, 2015
Of particular interest to the public is a Resolution proposing the reinstatement of Neighborhood Advisory Boards (NABs), potential approval of a park concept for Sierra Vista Park (former Northgate Golf Course), and possible approval of 48 special events in-kind sponsorship allocations.
03/09/2015 2:53 PMdetail
- Reno Fire Department participates in Shamrock Shave for St. Baldrick’s Foundation
On Saturday, March 14, 2015, the Reno Fire Department (RFD) will participate in the fifth annual Shamrock Shave for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The event will be held at the Ole Bridge Pub, located at 50 North Sierra Street, from noon to 6 p.m.
03/09/2015 11:32 AMdetail
- Reno Fire Department participates in National Reading Month
The Reno Fire Department will participate in National Reading Month (March 2015) by visiting local elementary schools to talk about fire safety and read with students.
03/06/2015 8:56 AMdetail
- Time change is a good reminder to test smoke alarms
The Reno Fire Department would like to remind citizens to check their smoke alarms as they “spring forward” this weekend. Clocks will skip ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2015 to mark the beginning of Daylight Saving Time.
03/05/2015 2:25 PMdetail
- Help the City of Reno identify housing and community development needs
Citizens can attend one of two public meetings to share perspectives on housing and community development needs in eligible neighborhoods.
03/05/2015 9:23 AMdetail
- Special City Council meeting focuses on City of Reno’s Strategic Plan
A Joint Special meeting of the Reno City Council and Redevelopment Agency Board will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Desert Research Institute (DRI).
03/04/2015 5:16 PMdetail
- Reno Mayor takes on leadership role at Girl Empire conference
Young women currently attending middle school and high school who aspire to be future entrepreneurs and community leaders will meet for Girl Empire on Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Grove in south Reno.
03/04/2015 9:53 AMdetail