• Carson City Rodeo

    Credit: Carson City Visitors Bureau

  • Carson City Visitors Bureau

    Credit: Carson City Visitors Bureau

  • EPIC Rides 1

    Credit: Carson City Visitors Bureau

  • Cityscape

    Credit: Carson City Visitors Bureau

  • Marlette Lake

    Credit: Carson City Visitors Bureau

  • V&T Railroad

    Credit: Carson City Visitors Bureau

  • EPIC Rides 2

    Credit: Carson City Visitors Bureau

  • Nevada Day

    Credit: Carson City Visitors Bureau

  • Taste of Downtown

    Credit: Carson City Visitors Bureau

Charter Review Committee



  • At least once every two years before the beginning of each regular session of the legislature and when requested by the Board or the chairman of the committee.
  • Community Center, Sierra Room
    851 East William Street, Carson City, Nevada

Agendas & Minutes 

Committee Members and Terms 

  • Bruce Robertson (Chair, elected 2/2016)
    • Appointed by Mayor Crowell
    • Term Expires 01/2017
  • Judy Welch
    • Appointed by Supervisor Abowd
    • Term Expires 01/2019
  • Michael Matuska  (Vice chair, elected 2/2016) 
    • Appointed by Supervisor Bonkowski
    • Term Expires 01/2017
  • Kimberly Fiegehen
    • Appointed by Supervisor Bagwell
    • Term Expires 01/2019
  • Keith Shaffer
    • Appointed by Supervisor Shirk
    • Term Expires 01/2017
  • Ben Steele
    • Appointed by Assemblyman PK O'Neill
    • Term Expires 11/2016
  • Larry Messina
    • Appointed by Senator Ben Kieckhefer
    • Term Expires 11/2018

Powers & Duties

The Charter Review Committee advises the Board of Supervisors regarding their proposals for all necessary amendments to the Carson City Charter. The committee assists the Board of Supervisors in getting these recommendations to the Legislative Counsel Bureau in a timely fashion so that the changes can be properly analyzed by the state legislature.

If the Board elects not to submit the Committee’s recommended amendments to the Legislature as one of the City’s legislative measures, the Committee may vote to authorize a member of the Committee to seek sponsorship of a legislative measure by a member of Senate or Assembly delegation representing the residents of the City to assist the Senator, Assemblyman or Assemblywoman, as applicable, in the timely preparation of such amendments for presentation to the Legislature. The member of the Committee shall not represent that any such legislative measure is approved or supported by the Board and shall disclose that the legislative measure is not approved or supported the Board.

Additional Information 

Contact Us

Janet Busse 
City Manager's Office 
201 N. Carson Street, Suite 2
Carson City, NV 89701
775.283.7124 direct
775.887.2100 main

City Manager's Office Homepage

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