Reno City Council voted unanimously to adopt new master plan

Reno councilmembers adopted a new master plan. The last update was 20 years ago. This document will serve as the city's guideline for the next decade or two.

The city of Reno now has a new master plan after being in the works for two years.

Councilmembers unanimously adopted the document Wednesday night at the meeting. This master plan is the blueprint for the city's vision for the next decade or two.

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The document serves as a framework of what would determine future policies.

It was pieced together through community input and technical research. More than 9,000 people participated in the surveys.

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As the city of Reno continues to grow, experts believe that the population will rise with more than 62,000 people in the next 20 years.

The Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency will have to make sure this master plan works with its current regional plan. If approved, the new master plan will go into effect spring 2018.

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