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The Nevada Professional Facility Managers Association is seeking qualified candidates for the 2021-2022 Election Cycle of its Board of Directors, the group charged with setting policy and direction for the organization.
We are looking for talented members who are in good standing with the organization. Members who are committed to the success of the organization and its supporters.
The terms of office for the Board of Directors is two years and the board meets monthly and oversees the organizations events and programs.
Now more than ever, we need our Facility Manager members to get involved in shaping policies that will impact NPFMA in the years to come. If you are interested or would like to nominate someone for the NPFMA Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 term please fill out the form below and fax to 702-798-8653 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Thursday, September 24, 2020.
For more information about the Nevada Professional Facility Managers Association please visit our website, www.npfma.com or send an email to email@example.com.
If you have any questions or would like to know the necessary qualifications, please email Nomination Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download Nomination Form Here
Clark County Department of Building and Fire Prevention is sponsoring a web-based training supported by FEMA which is free to all who pre-register.
10 am-12 pm (Pacific)
Building Code Overview, Building Codes-Why They Matter
8 am-12 pm (Pacific)
FEMA P-749, Earthquake-Resistant Design Concepts
Scheduled for Jan. 6-9, 2021, the estimated economic impact of the Consumer Technology Association’s massive show for 2020 was $283.3 million according to the Las Vegas CVA; attendance was 175,000.
Gary Shapiro, President & CEO, CTA, said "Amid the pandemic and growing health concerns about the spread of COVID-19, it's just not possible to safely convene tens of thousands of people in Las Vegas in early January 2021 to meet and do business in person"
Click here for more information
Nevada OSHA has been given enforcement authority for regular and unannounced surveillance of businesses in the community. Several changes to the regular OSHA Enforcement Process will be implemented.
To see the full memorandum from the Nevada Department of Business and Industry Division of Industrial Relations Administrator Victoria Carreon.
Clark County will cover up to $10,000 in back rent, paid directly to the landlord and/or reimburse up to $5,000 for needed public health & safety modifications to business operations. Details about each program can be found by visiting www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/EconomicDevelopment
We will begin accepting applications July 21-August 4, 2020. The applications will be accepted through an online portal powered by ZoomGrants.
Applicants may apply for both grants simultaneously but will need to complete two separate applications.
Any questions can be sent direct to:
Director, Community & Economic DevelopmentClark County Government Center500 S. Grand Central Pkwy, 6th FloorLas Vegas, NV 89155
From the Office of the Governor
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 10, 2020
Carson City, NV — Yesterday evening, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced bars, pubs, taverns, distilleries, breweries, and wineries that don’t serve food in certain Nevada counties must close effective 11:59 p.m. today to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the State. Today, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced the elevated disease transmission criteria for determining whether a county must revert back to Phase 1 for bars, in addition to the seven counties that meet that criteria. Counties that meet two of the three criteria are considered an “Elevated Disease Transmission” county, and will be subject to the restrictions as laid out by Gov. Sisolak last night, and included in the attached Directive.
See the full press release here
Weekly situation report
Per Clark County Department of Building & Fire Prevention Director
Jerome A. Steuve: Beginning July 27th, the Russell Campus building lobby will be closed on Fridays. There will be additional requirements in order to enter the campus. More information is available in the official notice.
Click here for the official notice
In order to maintain the health and safety of all Nevadans and slow the spread of COVID-19, the Governor's office has issued a statewide mask mandate.
Click below to see more information on #MaskUpNV
Click here for the updates to Phase 2 reopening issued today by Governor Sisolak
Click on the link for the Governor's full release
*This information is intended to serve as a general informational resource. All building owners and operators should develop and implement a water management program tailored to the specifics for each individual onsite water system.
With buildings shut down or infrequently used during the COVID-19 pandemic, water is not circulating through plumbing systems and has become stagnant. As a result, disinfectants in the water dissipate, potentially allowing microorganisms, bacteria and pathogens to grow within plumbing systems. Prolonged building water stagnation can temporarily influence lead, copper and Legionella issues, which can potentially reduce the quality of water in the building’s plumbing system.
As building re-openings occur, business owners, operators and facility managers will need to take necessary steps to ensure the safety of their onsite water systems. This information provides guidance and best practices for flushing plumbing systems in buildings that have been closed or infrequently used as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes information and recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Water Works Association
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NPFMA-Nevada Professional Facility Managers AssociationP.O. Box 97993Las Vegas, NV 89193-7993