Clark County Commission

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Clark County Commission
Seal of Clark County, Nevada.svg
Agency overview
Formed July 1, 1909; 107 years ago (1909-07-01)
Preceding agency
Jurisdiction Clark County and unincorporated towns
Headquarters 500 South Grand Central Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Agency executives
Website clarkcountynv.gov

The Clark County Board of County Commissioners is the governmental organization that runs the unincorporated areas of Clark County, Nevada which is located in Downtown Las Vegas. The commission is considered by many to be the most powerful governmental body in the state of Nevada.[1]

Composition[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Democratic Party 7
  Republican Party 0
 Total
7

Districts and terms[edit]

Each Commissioner is elected to a four year term and represents one of seven districts, designated A-G.

Members as of 2017

District Expires Commissioner In office since Party
A 2021 Steve Sisolak (Chair) 2009 Democratic
B 2021 Marilyn Kirkpatrick 2015 Democratic
C 2021 Larry Brown 2009 Democratic
D 2021 Lawrence Weekly 2007 Democratic
E 2019 Chris Giunchigliani (Vice-Chair) 2007 Democratic
F 2019 Susan Brager 2007 Democratic
G 2019 Mary Beth Scow 2011 Democratic

Ex officio boards[edit]

The Clark County Commissioners as a group sit on the following boards:[2]

2002 corruption scandal[edit]

The corruption scandal within the Clark County Commission led to the conviction of 4 out of 7 members (Dario Herrera, Erin Kenny, Mary Kincaid-Chauncey and Lance Malone) for bribery and corruption and were sentenced to federal prison terms for crimes committed while in office. All 4 of them were members of the Democratic Party.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Packer, Adrienne (June 4, 2006). "CLARK COUNTY COMMISSION: Corruption cases cloud races". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Archived from the original on February 24, 2012. Retrieved July 4, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Clark County Commission". Archived from the original on June 30, 2007. Retrieved July 4, 2007. 
  3. ^ "FORMER CLARK COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR FEDERAL CORRUPTION CONVICTIONS". United States Department of Justice. August 21, 2006. Archived from the original on August 21, 2009. Retrieved July 10, 2012. 

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