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December 20, 2014

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Reader Poll

Resource / Staff / Program Reallocation or Reduction: Program / Service Reductions

Response Votes
Elections–Consider reducing service levels to mandated levels. 0% 0
Elections–Consider cutting early voting hours, days, and/or number of locations. 0% 0
Assessor–Consider reducing resources temporarily, 10% 1
Treasurer–All operations should have some cuts. 10% 1
Clerks Office–Shut down non mandated services such as passport services. 0% 0
Comprehensive Planning–Consider reducing planning and zoning meetings to allow for fewer agendas and notifications. 0% 0
Real Property Management–Consider eliminating employee shuttle service. 10% 1
Human Resources–Consider suspending all personnel / HR training until economy recovers. 0% 0
Consider reducing non-mandated services in Human Resources (investigations and training, background checks, consulting, outreach and training, reports). 0% 0
Finance–Consider putting SBI program in abeyance during difficult times. 0% 0
Recommend reducing levels of non-mandated finance services (automotive, central services, enterprise resource planning). 10% 1
Justice Courts–Maintain current level of service, including not pursuing any consolidation efforts. (North Las Vegas, Henderson, Outlying) 10% 1
Consider reductions in non-mandated programs for the Special Public Defender. 10% 1
Office of Appointed Counsel–Medical evaluation should not cost $350.00. 0% 0
Office of Appointed Counsel–County should contract for a more reasonable attorney rate or a cap. 0% 0
Office of Appointed Counsel–Consider reductions in non-mandated programs. 10% 1
Public Defender–Consider reductions in non-mandated programs. 0% 0
District Court / Las Vegas Justice Court–Elected departments should be subject to the same cuts as other branches of government - that should include the courts. 0% 0
District Court / Las Vegas Justice Court–Maintain current level of service, including not pursuing any consolidation efforts. 0% 0
Develop brownout strategy for the Fire Department in the event significant wage concessions are not achieved. 0% 0
Juvenile Justice Services–Consider closer coordination with courts on GPS program. Program should be expanded. 0% 0
Public Works–Prioritize non mandated services for delay, reduction or elimination. Consider deferring some projects. 0% 0
Many parks and recreation classes and events can be eliminated or reduced. 10% 1
Reduce level of maintenance of parks without compromising safety. 0% 0
Parks and Recreation–Downsize cultural programs. 0% 0
Social Service seems to be impacted by planned reductions. Additional cuts may be required as the financial situation worsens. 0% 0
Social Service should not be diminished in any way. Maintain current level of operation. 10% 1
Family Services other than Police and Fire cannot have any further reduction in funding. 10% 1
Consider closing the Laughlin Detention center. 0% 0
Consider eliminating paramedic portion of Fire Dept services. Require ambulance franchise(s)) to provide that service so users' insurance can pick up the tab. 0% 0
Total Votes 10

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

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