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May 19, 2020


The Elko Arts and Culture Advisory Board with Elko Mayor Reece Keener are seeking an artist to create the award for the 2020 Mayor’s Arts Awards. The winning artist will create five mostly identical pieces of new, professional artwork to be awarded to winners of the Elko Mayor’s Arts Awards in November. The chosen artist will receive $1,000 for their work and will contract with the City of Elko. Awards will be given for Arts Education, Individual Artist, Arts Organization, and Service to the Arts, the fifth award will be on permanent display at City Hall. Original artwork created specifically for this award will have preference at selection.
THE deadline for submission is July 1, 2020. The selected artist will be notified on or after July 8 and must reside in Elko County, NV. For more information please contact Shelley Petersen at the City of Elko at 775-777-7210 or email

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May 04, 2020

Water Deferral for Businesses (non-meter)

Due to COVID-19  the City of Elko passed Emergency Ordinance 851 for deferral of water, storm water and sewar usage fee payment for businesses not on a meter through August 31, 2020.  The ordinance and application can be found below. Read More
Mar 13, 2020


The City of Elko is working closely with the State of Nevada, Elko County Health Officer, Elko County Emergency Management, Elko County School District and local health care providers to monitor and prepare tor the devleoping outbreak of COVID-19. Read More
Jun 30, 2018

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