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The Nevada Leadership Program is committed to providing you and your organization with the resources needed to develop your organization's leadership team.  Here you will find various publications, prepared by University of Nevada, Reno faculty and leading experts in the field, pertaining to different aspects of leadership and the administration of government in Nevada.  Past workshop packets, including presentation notes, and a list of the Nevada Leadership Program's partner organizations are provided here as well.

Publications (University of Nevada, Reno)

The following is a list of publications produced by University of Nevada, Reno faculty on a variety of topics available to you.

  • A 2016 Survey of the Membership of the Nevada Chapter of the American Planning Association.  Frederick Steinmann, Michael Harper, and Brian Fogarty.  UCED Technical Report 2016/17-08.
  • An Assessment of Training Programs for Conservation Districts in the United States:  Building Capacity in Nevada.  Frederick Steinmann and William Bouldin.  UCED Technical Report 2014/15-08.
  • A New Paradigm for Educating Planners in Nevada:  A Perspective From the Field.  Frederick Steinmann and Michael Harper.  UNCE Special Publication 14-04.
  • Elected Official and Governing Board Self-Evaluation Tool.  May 2015. 
  • Funding Economic Development in Nevada:  General Improvement Districts.  Frederick Steinmann.  UNCE Fact Sheet 13-32.
  • Funding Economic Development in Nevada:  Redevelopment.  Frederick Steinmann.  UNCE Fact Sheet 13-29.
  • Funding Economic Development in Nevada:  Special Assessment Districts.  Frederick Steinmann.  UNCE Fact Sheet 13-33.
  • Funding Economic Development in Nevada:  Tax Increment Areas.  Frederick Steinmann.  UNCE Fact Sheet 13-30.
  • Funding Economic Development in Nevada:  Tourism Improvement Districts.  Frederick Steinmann.  UNCE Fact Sheet 13-31.
  • Nevada's Open Meeting Law - An Outline.  Frederick Steinmann and Madelyn Shipman.  UNCE Fact Sheet 14-02.
  • Principles of Smart-Growth Development - An Overview and a Nevada Perspective.  Frederick Steinmann and Michael Harper.  UNCE Fact Sheet 14-03.

Publications (External)

The following is a list of publications produced by organizations on a variety of topics available to you.

  • Citizens Guide to Nevada's Ethics in Government Law.  Nevada Commission on Ethics.  Pamphlet.
  • Conservation District Annual Budget Template.  Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. 
  • Conservation District Fact Sheets (District Powers and Responsibilities, District as Employer, Reporting, Effective Board Meetings, Ethics for Public Officials, Open Meeting Law, and Public Records Law).  Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
  • Conservation District Map of all Active Conservation Districts in the State of Nevada.  Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
  • Dayton Valley Conservation District Annual Work Plan Fiscal Year 2010-2011.  Dayton Valley Conservation District.  Conservation District Annual Work Plan Template
  • Nevada Conservation Districts Program.  Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.  Pamphlet
  • Nevada Ethics in Government Manual for Public Officers and Public Employees.  Nevada Commission on Ethics.  July 2010.
  • Nevada Planning Guide, February 2017.  Nevada Chapter of the American Planning Association.
  • Nevada State Conservation Commission Strategic Plan 2010 to 2015.  Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.  November 2009.
  • Preparing a Conservation Plan.  University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Land & Water Conservation Program.

Projects

City of Fernley Redevelopment Plan, 2017

  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Study, Community Workshops Flyer
  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Study, Community Workshop No. 1 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Study, Community Workshop No. 1 (Handout Packet with Slides)
  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Study, Community Workshop No. 2 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Study, Community Workshop No. 2 (Handout Packet with Slides)
  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Study, Community Workshop No. 3 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Study, Community Workshop No. 3 (Handout Packet with Slides)
  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Community Workshop No. 4 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Community Workshop No. 4 (Handout Packet and Slides)
  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Community Workshop No. 5 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • City of Fernley Redevelopment Community Workshop No. 5 (Handout Packet and Slides)
  • City of Fernley Strategic Plan, Fiscal Year 2017 through Fiscal Year 2021, One-Page Summary
  • A Preliminary Financial and Economic Redevelopment Feasibility Study for the City of Fernley, UCED Technical Report 2015/16-07 
  • Preliminary Findings of Blight in the Redevelopment Study Area - City of Fernley, Nevada, UCED Technical Report 2017/18-05
  • Economic Development in Nevada:  Redevelopment, UNCE Fact Sheet-13-29

City of Fernley Strategic Plan:  Fiscal Year 2017 to Fiscal Year 2021

  • University Center for Economic Development Technical Report 2016/17-01 "A Strategic Plan for the City of Fernley Nevada for Fiscal Year 2017 through Fiscal Year 2021" (UCED Technical Report)
  • City of Fernley Strategic Plan FY 2017 through FY 2021 One Page Summary. 
  • Final Presentation to the City of Fernley City Council - October 19, 2016 
  • Final Presentation to the City of Fernley Planning Commission - October 19, 2016 
  • City of Fernley Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1 - November 7, 2015 (Flyer and Agenda) 
  • City of Fernley Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2 - January 23, 2016 (Flyer and Agenda) 
  • City of Fernley Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 3 - February 26, 2016 (Flyer and Agenda) 
  • City of Fernley Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 4 - July 30, 2016 (Flyer and Agenda) 
  • City of Fernley Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1 - November 7, 2015 (Handout Packet with Slides) 
  • City of Fernley Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2 - January 23, 2016 (Handout Packet with Slides)
  • City of Fernley Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 3 - February 26, 2016 (Handout Packet with Slides) 
  • City of Fernley Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 4 - July 30, 2016 (Handout Packet with Slides) 
  • City of Fernley Strategic Plan, Fiscal Year 2011 to Fiscal Year 2016 (Handout) 
  • Checklist for Evaluating Community Position and Resources (Handout and Exercise) 
  • Community Linkages in the Western Nevada Development District with Washoe County (Handout) 
  • University Center for Economic Development Technical Report 2015/16-12 "A Strategic Plan for the City of Fernley for Fiscal Year 2017 and Fiscal Year 2021:  Summary Results of the November 7, 2015 City of Fernley Strategic Planning Community Workshop"  (UCED Technical Report)
  • Presentation on the Regional Impacts of Tesla, Nevada State Demographer 
  • 2015 Population Projects for the State of Nevada by County, Nevada State Demographer  

Eureka County Biochar Field Trial and Demonstration Project, University Center for Economic Development and the Desert Research Institute

  • Desert Research Institute Biochar Field Day - May 12, 2015 (Flyer and Agenda)
  • Desert Research Institute Biochar Field Day - April 8, 2016 (Flyer and Agenda) 
  • University Center for Economic Development and Desert Research Institute Biochar Field Day - April 8, 2016 (Handout Packet with Slides) 
  • University Center for Economic Development Technical Report 2014/15-09 "The Economics of Biochar Production:  A Review"
  • University Center for Economic Development Technical Report 2014/15-10 "The Potential Uses of Biochar Production:  A Review"
  • University Center for Economic Development Technical Report 2015/16-05 "A Biochar Field Trial and Demonstration Project in Eureka, Nevada.  Task 1:  Engineering Assessment of Pyrolysis Process and Productions"
  • University Center for Economic Development Technical Report 2015/16-06 "A Biochar Field Trial and Demonstration Project in Eureka, Nevada.  Task 2:  The Effect of Different Biochar Amounts on Plant Biomass Production, Plant Tissue Nutrient Content, and Water Holding Capacity

Idaho Economic Development District Region III

  • Invitation Packet, One-Day Idaho Economic Development District Region III Kick-Off Workshop, Boise, Idaho, September 8, 2017 
  • Hand Out Packet, One-Day Idaho Economic Development District Region III Kick-Off Workshop, Boise, Idaho, September 8, 2107
  • Explanation of Journey-to-Work Data, All Counties within Idaho Economic Development District Region III
  • Summary Results of the September 8, 2017 Strategic Planning Workshop for Idaho Economic Development District Region III, UCED Technical Report 2017/18-11
  • An Assessment of Idaho Economic Development District Region III, UCED Technical Report 2016/17-04 
  • A Practitioner's Guide to Economic Development Tools for Regional Competitiveness in a Knowledge-Based Economy, U.S. Economic Development Administration   
  • Building Regional Partnerships for Economic Growth and Opportunity, Jobs for the Future 
  • Clearwater Economic Development Association Overview
  • Clearwater Economic Development Association Annual Membership Report, April 20, 2017
  • Clearwater Economic Development Association In Motion Newsletter, August 2017
  • Northwest Intermountain Manufacturing Career Development Program Overview 

Lyon County Strategic Plan:  Fiscal Year 2018 through Fiscal Year 2022

  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, Yerington, Nevada - February 17, 2017 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, Silver Springs, Nevada - September 16, 2017 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, Yerington, Nevada - September 30, 2017 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, Dayton, Nevada - November 18, 2017 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2, Yerington, Nevada - March 9, 2018 (Agenda)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2, Silver Springs, Nevada - April 21, 2018 (Agenda)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2, Dayton, Nevada - April 28, 2018 (Agenda)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2, Smith, Nevada - May 5, 2018 (Agenda)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, Yerington, Nevada - February 17, 2017 (Handout Packet with Slides)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, Silver Springs, Nevada - September 16, 2017 (Handout Packet with Slides)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, Dayton, Nevada - November 18, 2017 (Handout Packet with Slides)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, Yerington, Nevada - September 30, 2017 (Handout Packet with Slides)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2, Yerington, Nevada - March 9, 2018 (Handout Packet and Slides)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2, Silver Springs, Nevada - April 21, 2018 (Handout Packet and Slides)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2, Dayton, Nevada - April 28, 2018 (Handout Packet and Slides)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2, Smith, Nevada - May 5, 2018 (Handout Packet and Slides)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 3, Silver Springs, Nevada - August 11, 2018 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 3, Silver Springs, Nevada - August 11, 2018 (Handout Packet and Slides)
  • A Summary of the April 17, 2015 Lyon County Local Government Summit, UCED Technical Report 2014/15-17
  • A Strategic Plan for Lyon County for Fiscal Year 2018 through Fiscal Year 2022: Summary Results of Lyon County Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, UCED Technical Report 2017/18-12
  • Checklist for Evaluation Community Position and Resources

Lyon County Library System Strategic Plan: Fiscal Year 2020 through Fiscal Year 2024

  • A Strategic Plan for the Lyon County library System for Fiscal Year 2020 through Fiscal Year 2024: Summary Results of Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, UCED Technical Report 2017/18-13
  • A Strategic Plan for the Lyon County Library System for Fiscal Year 2020 through Fiscal Year 2024, UCED Technical Report 2017/18-20
  • Lyon County Library System Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, Silver Springs, Nevada - February 3, 2018 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • Lyon County Library System Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 1, Silver Springs, Nevada - February 3, 2018 (Handout Packet with Slides)
  • Lyon County Library System Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2, Silver Springs, Nevada - March 3, 2018 (Agenda and Flyer)
  • Lyon County Library System Strategic Planning Community Workshop No. 2, Silver Springs, Nevada - March 3, 2018 (Handout Packet with Slides)

Organizations

These organizations are dedicated to the professional development of leaders in your community.

Previous Workshops

Citizens Institute

  • Lander County Citizens Institute, Battle Mountain, Nevada, April 24, 2015

Conservation District Leadership Development Workshop

  • Fallon, Nevada, November 14, 2014
  • Nevada Tahoe Conservation District, Zephyr Cove, Nevada, March 26, 2015
  • Elko, Nevada, May 2, 2015
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada, September 12, 2015 
  • Ely, Nevada, November 2, 2015 
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, May 21, 2016  
  • Reno, Nevada, June 3, 2016 
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, November 14, 2016 
  • Reno, Nevada, May 17, 2017

Financial Horizons Credit Union Team and Leadership Development Retreat

  • Fallon, Nevada, October 20, 2016

Financing Local Government Tool Kit Workshop

  • Elko, Nevada, June 10, 2016  
  • Reno, Nevada, May 31, 2017
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, July 17, 2017
  • Reno, Nevada, August 4, 2017

Fundamentals of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Workshop (Tonopah, NV September 26 and 27, 2018)

  • Fundamentals of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Workshop (Agenda)
  • Fundamentals of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Workshop (Handout Packet and Slides)
  • Commuter Profiles by County, Nevada Counties - University Center for Economic Development
  • Inflow and Outflow Processes by County, Nevada Counties - University Center for Economic Development
  • Socio-Demographic and Economic Profiles by County, Nevada Counties - Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development
  • Information and Data Resources - Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development
  • Nevada State Plan for Economic Development, "Moving Nevada Forward: A Plan for Excellence in Economic Development", 2012 through 2014 - Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development
  • Stronger Economies Together and the Western Nevada Development District
  • Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada

Fundamentals of Economic Development Workshop

  • Reno, Nevada, May 19, 2015
  • Reno, Nevada, September 20, 2016
  • Henderson, Nevada, October 16, 2016

Fundamentals of Economic Development 3.0 Workshop

  • Las Vegas, Nevada, September 11, 2017
  • Carson City, Nevada, October 1, 2017

General Improvement District Training Workshop

  • Incline Village, Nevada, January 8, 2015 and January 9, 2015
  • Incline Village, Nevada, November 15, 2016 

Hometown Health Leadership Development Retreat

  • Reno, Nevada, August 2, 2016

How to Run an Effective Meeting Workshop

  • Reno, Nevada, October 18, 2014
  • Reno, Nevada, January 12, 2015
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, January 17, 2015

How to Become an Effective Leader

  • Reno, Nevada, February 14, 2015
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, February 28, 2015
  • Reno, Nevada, April 12, 2016 

How to Effectively Use Parliamentary Procedure

  • Reno, Nevada, March 16, 2015
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, March 21, 2015

How to Effectively Create a Team Environment

  • Reno, Nevada, April 10, 2015
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, April 18, 2015
  • Reno, Nevada, March 8, 2016 

How to Improve Your Leadership Skills

  • Reno, Nevada, May 9, 2015
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, May 16, 2015
  • Reno, Nevada, September 13, 2016

How to Improve Your Management Skills

  • Reno, Nevada, June 12, 2015
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, June 20, 2015

Local Leaders Institute

  • Washoe County, February 23, 2013 and February 24, 2013
  • Elko County, May 18, 2013 and May 19, 2013
  • Eureka County, June 15, 2013 and June 16, 2013
  • Lyon County, July 19, 2013 through July 21, 2013
  • Nye County, September 25, 2013 and September 26, 2013 

Northern Nevada Chapter of the Nevada Credit Union League

  • Leadership and Management Development Part 1 - Reno, Nevada, April 10, 2018
  • Leadership and Management Development Part 2 - Reno, Nevada, June 12, 2018

Redevelopment 101 Workshop

  • Fernley, Nevada, April 7, 2016

University of Nevada, Reno Planning & Construction Services Leadership Development Workshop

  • Reno, Nevada, January 23, 2018
  • Reno, Nevada, March 5, 2018
  • Reno, Nevada, June 4, 2018

Conferences

Presentations and related material from previous conferences

2017 The Economic Future of Northern Nevada: Challenges and Opportunities (March 22, 2017; Reno, Nevada) 

  • The Wild West:  Current Performance and Outlook; Dr. George Hammond, Eller College of Management, University of Arizona 
  • State and Local Fiscal Issues in Nevada; Dr. Mehmet Tosun, The College of Business, University of Nevada, Reno 
  • Financial Markets:  Opportunities and Challenges; Dr. Rahual Bhargava, The College of Business, University of Nevada, Reno 
  • Health Policy Issues Facing the States; Dr. Jeanne Wendel, The College of Business, University of Nevada, Reno 

2016 Nevada Economic Development Conference (9/20-22, 2016; Reno, Nevada)

  • Downtown Revitalization Strategies for Success 
  • Desert Research Institute Greenhouse EcoCELL Facility 
  • Farmscape 
  • Food and Water:  Why Aquaponics for Nevada 
  • Food Security:  The Role of Research
  • Gen Now:  Understanding the Multigen Workforce
  • Housing Presentation:  Nevada Builders Alliance
  • Infrastructure for Nevada Communities:  Finding, Funding and Building Water Systems in Nevada 
  • Rancho Mission Viejo
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy 
  • STEM Education at the Desert Research Institute 
  • Sustainable Dryland Agriculture Initiative 
  • The Keys to Future Success 
  • Workforce Development Presentation:  Nevada Builders Alliance 
  • Workforce Development (WDCE) 

2015 Nevada Economic Development Conference (5/20-21, 2015; Reno, Nevada)

  • 3G Farms
  • Access to Capital Through Foreignestmen Invt
  • Active Transportation
  • Biking and Walking in Nevada's Rural Communities
  • Brand Journalism - Making Your Mark
  • Economic Vitality
  • EDAWN and EPIC Update
  • From Farm to Flask to Glass, Crafty Beer and Distilleries Driving New Agribusiness Opportunity
  • Get Tourists Flocking to Your Community Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
  • International Mountain Biking Association
  • Mason and Smith Valleys, Agriculture Tourism Assessment Findings
  • Nevada's Rural Airports
  • Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority, An Economic Engine
  • Rural Energy for America Program
  • Seven Troughs Distilling Company
  • Social Media 101
  • Sports Tourism, Is it My Turn to Play
  • State Broadband Action Plan
  • Storey County Economic Development, Industrial Sites and Amenities
  • Strengthening Partnerships in Transportations
  • The Fiscal Pressures of Growth
  • The Joy of Conferencing Download Here
  • Water, Agriculture, and Energy Connecting the Silos
  • Welcome and Sincere Thanks
  • Win-Win Partnership

2015 Nevada Chapter of the American Planning Association (9/13-15, 2015; Reno, Nevada)

  • 2035 Nevada: Unified Transportation Plan Preview
  • Can Planners Improve Performance at our Local Schools?
  • Climate Action Planning
  • Completing Southern Nevada's First Federally Recognized Regional Plan
  • Economic Development and Mixed Use in the Post-Recession Era: Case Studies in the City of Henderson
  • Envision a More Sustainable Plan for Infrastructure
  • Ethics for Planners
  • Fiscal Issues and Economic Development
  • Low Impact Development/Green Infrastructure Works for Nevada Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 
  • Planners as Advocates Given Economic, Social and Political Change
  • Planning & Data:  It's a Two-Way Street Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5  
  • Real Solutions for Real People in Rural Nevada Community Planning
  • Redefining "Waters of the U.S." Under the Clean Water Act:  How it Might Affect Local Planning Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
  • The Importance of Findings
  • The Nevada Leadership Program:  An Overview of Past, Present and Future Programming
  • Planning for Sustainable Development: The Quest for Sustainable Economic Development Strategies
  • The University of Nevada, Reno Master Plan Part 1 Part 2
  • Washoe County School District is Growing: Let's Plan for the Future