Carson City and Washoe County offices will remain open Monday with possible delays, while Douglas and Storey County offices are closed due to weather conditions.
A news release sent out Sunday night said if people need to come to the Carson City offices, they should call ahead. A directory of telephone numbers is available at www.carson.org via the Government tab. The Carson City Senior Center and Meals on Wheels will be closed today due to inclement weather.
Washoe County offices will be open Monday, but with possible delays. People are advised to call ahead if they need to go to a county office or call Washoe311 at 3-1-1 or 775-328-2003.
On Sunday evening, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak ordered state offices for Washoe, Carson City and Douglas counties to close due to weather concerns.
In a Douglas County news release, he states that for the safety of staff and the public, Douglas County closed county offices and buildings on Monday, December 27, 2021 due to winter storm conditions and the potential increase in already heavy snowfall.
“Douglas County Executive Patrick Cates, in consultation with Sheriff Coverley, will continue to monitor the situation and follow safety advice from the Nevada Department of Transportation. The safety of our employees and the public is a top priority.” , says the press release.
Emergency services and roads will continue to operate. Douglas County has a snow removal policy that determines how and when county roads are cleared of snow. The county works in partnership with the Nevada Department of Transportation, the cities of Gardnerville, Genoa, and Minden, and various general improvement districts to provide snow removal service in the area. The policy states that teams will be sent to 4 inches of accumulated snow on the roads. For more information on snow removal, please call the Douglas County Public Works Department at (775) 782-9035.
Due to weather and other state and regional office closures, Storey County offices are closed today for all non-emergency and non-snowy personnel.