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UPDATE: Clark County accepting applications for Assembly positions

Posted at 5:42 PM, Sep 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-21 20:04:27-04
The efforts to bring the Raiders to Las Vegas hit a small speed bump Tuesday.
This as meetings to appoint people to vacant seats in the state Assembly and Senate were canceled over concerns about potential violation of open meeting laws.
Clark County commissioners were set to meet Wednesday morning to name replacements for state Assembly members Marilyn Kirkpatrick, a Democrat, and Erven Nelson, a Republican.
Commissioners canceled that at the end of a two-hour discussion of proposal for the $1.9 billion stadium and the potential expansion and remodel of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Agendas for the special meetings in Clark County Wednesday and Washoe County Thursday did not include names of potential appointees.
Both meetings have now been canceled.
Washoe County is now planning to make the appointments to three vacant seats at its regular county commission meeting Sept. 27.
Clark County is currently accepting applications from residents interested in completing the terms in the Nevada State Assembly for districts 1 and 5. The applications are available through the county website, and must be submitted before 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 26.
A list of qualified applicants and their applications will be forwarded to members of the Clark County Commission for the final decision at a public meeting, which will be held at 8 a.m. on Sept. 30.
The governor is not expected to call a special session to vote on the stadium and convention center expansion proposals until the appointments are made.