Name of Organization: Commission on School Safety and Juvenile Violence

(Assembly Bill 686, Chapter 607, Statutes of Nevada 1999)

Date and Time of Meeting: Tuesday, March 7, 2000

10 a.m.

Place of Meeting: Mountain View Casino

1750 South Pahrump Valley Boulevard

Pahrump, Nevada


I. Opening Remarks by the Chair and Introductions

Senator Valerie Wiener

*II. Approval of the Minutes from the January 5, 2000, Meeting in Carson City

*III. Presentation and Discussion:  National and Local Prevention and Intervention Efforts to Reduce the Incidence of School and Juvenile Violence

A. Julie Thomerson, Policy Associate, National Conference of State Legislatures

B. Geraldine Harge, Superintendent, Nye County School District

C. Kevin Nielsen, Program Director, Family-School-Community Partnership Program, Clark County Education Association

D. Jim Welsh, Deputy Superintendent, Washoe County School District

IV. Public Comment

*V. Discussion of Future Meeting Dates and Topics

VI. Adjournment

*Denotes items on which the commission may take action.

Note: We are pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who are disabled and wish to attend the meeting. If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Research Division of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, in writing, at the Legislative Building, 401 South Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701-4747, or call Christine Kuhl, at (775) 684-6825, as soon as possible.

Notice of this meeting was posted in the following Carson City, Nevada, locations:  Blasdel Building, 209 East Musser Street; Capitol Press Corps, Basement, Capitol Building; City Hall, 201 North Carson Street; Legislative Building, 401 South Carson Street; and Nevada State Library, 100 Stewart Street. Notice of this meeting was faxed for posting to the following Las Vegas, Nevada, locations:  Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 East Washington Avenue; and Clark County Office, 500 South Grand Central Parkway. Notice of this meeting was faxed for posting to the following Pahrump, Nevada, locations:  Pahrump Town Office, 400 North Highway 160; and Mountain View Casino, 1750 South Pahrump Valley Boulevard.