Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 13th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2.1 million citizens and more than 44 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 9th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to about 930,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.
Began during World War II supplying magnesium for the war effort. The City officially incorporated in 1953. During the 1990s through mid-2000s it was one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. It is the second largest city in the state with 286,273 residents that call Henderson Home. It is proud of its small town values yet big city sophistication and efficiencies, where families, education, safety and recreation are valued and quality public services are provided. It is located 7 miles from the Las Vegas Strip and a couple of miles from Lake Mead National Park. It is known for its master-planned communities, places rated, national awards in public safety, parks and recreational facilities.
Founded in May 1905, the City of Las Vegas incorporated in 1911 and is the largest City in the State of Nevada. The City has grown from the original 110 acres to more than 133 square miles with a population of 619,419 residents, and is the County Seat for Clark County. The City is internationally known for gambling, shipping, fine dining and nightlife. It is also the home of prestigious master planned communities. It is now undergoing a renaissance in its downtown with the relocation of Zappos corporate headquarters, new city hall, new restaurants, shopping and arts.
In 1894, after two previous attempts, settlers moved to Mesquite. Mesquite officially incorporated in 1984. Over the years the small pioneer town of Mesquite has grown and changed, and was the fastest growing city of its size in the nation during the 1990s. It has grown from the original 6 family settlement to a population of over 18,000. It is located 77 miles northeast of Las Vegas and is known for its Championship golf-courses. Mesquite remains connected to its rich heritage as the people continue “Pioneering With Pride”.
Known for its successful industrial, commercial, and residential development, the City is fast becoming a major metropolitan city of the millennium. They have experienced unprecedented growth and development since it incorporated in May 1946 with a current population of 228,887. It encompasses the new national park for dinosaur bones and the most land for development expansion in the Valley. Their motto of “Your Community of Choice” is evident with a Mayor and Council with a “can do” attitude. North Las Vegas is home to Nellis Air Force Base and the Las Vegas Speedway.
Boulder City is a community in Nevada without gaming and home of the State’s number one tourist attraction, Hoover Dam. This is a wholesome, family-oriented community, with a significant retirement sector, that takes pride in it’s low crime rate and high-quality police and fire protection. We are ideally located between the entertainment and excitement of Las Vegas and Henderson and the recreation paradise of the Lake Mead Recreation Area
, containing North America’s largest man-made lake and home to the First Designated National Water Trail in the desert and Southwest
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is both the transit authority and the transportation-planning agency for Southern Nevada. The RTC provides mass transit that connects throughout Southern Nevada and administers programs that encourage sustainability, such as Club Ride Commuter Services that promotes walking, biking, carpooling, vanpooling and taking transit to and from work.
The Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalitions’ mission is to bring together all public jurisdictions to coordinate regional planning efforts in a seamless fashion, promoting intergovernmental cooperation.
The Regional Flood District was created in 1985 to develop a coordinated and comprehensive Master Plan to solve flooding problems, to regulate land use in flood hazard areas, to fund and coordinate the construction of flood facilities, and develop and contribute to the funding of a maintenance program for Master Plan flood control facilities.