City Scene logoDescription: This program goes behind the scenes of your city government at work, interviewing city staffers and partnership representatives about services and programs of benefit to you. New episodes of Las Vegas City Scene begin at 5:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month.

Host: Melissa Duran  Length: 30 minutes

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This month on Las Vegas City Scene we take a look at the latest identity theft scams hitting Las Vegas. Tax season typically means an increased effort by criminals to steal your money and personal information. The Attorney General’s Office has some tips on how to protect yourself.

Also, if you have aspirations to become a firefighter with Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, we have some advice from a recruiting expert on what to expect.  Plus, we break down the Southern Nevada’s regional recruitment effort and how you can apply for the next round.

Finally, we are talking with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada.  The organization has more than 500 children on the waiting list, waiting to be paired with a mentor.  The need for “Bigs” is great here in Las Vegas, especially men.  We show you how just a few hours a month can make a huge difference in the life of a child. 

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On this month’s Las Vegas City Scene, we will help you understand the meaning of New Markets Tax Credits. It’s gap funding that has helped supplement the cost of renovating the Historic Westside School.  We are joined by the city’s Director of Economic and Urban Development who explains how this funding can help start projects in lower income areas.  He also explains how much funding is left and available for future projects.

Plus, every time you gas up your car, you’re helping pay for road construction projects all over Las Vegas.  We’ll tell you how fuel revenue indexing is improving our city’s infrastructure, including some updates on completion dates.  Also, it’s more than just road construction, fuel revenue indexing is creating thousands of jobs.  The city’s transportation manager will help explain.

Finally, do you know what to do during an active shooter situation?  How about a natural disaster?  We sit down with the city’s emergency manager who has some great tips on how to protect you and your family if disaster were to strike.



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City Hall
495. S. Main St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: (702) 229-2222
TTY: (702) 386-9108
Phone: (702) 229-2222

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