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Committees OK $3.06 million for Nevada's share of TRPA budget

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Legislative money committees on Saturday approved $3.06 million in appropriations as Nevada’s share of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency budget for the coming two years.

That translates to 25 percent of the total agency budget — less than the one-third share that was traditionally Nevada’s over the past but in line with the past biennial budget cycle.

The overall budget includes the enhancement of $505,532 to pay for Nevada’s share of the salary for a new senior environmental specialist to manage the TRPA’s Aquatic Invasive Species program; a contract with state parks to help with the Tahoe watercraft-inspection program; and an update to the agency’s permit-tracking software.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 19, 2013 01:19AM Published May 21, 2013 12:58AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.