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Case of fired North Las Vegas city manager heads to arbitration


Ricardo Torres-Cortez Former North Las Vegas City Manager Qiong Liu appears at a city council meeting Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018|8:45 p.m.

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Former North Las Vegas City Manager Qiong Liu withdrew her ask for a public hearing to examine her termination from the city tonight quickly prior to the council was to begin procedures.

Instead, a resolution was passed settling her departure and calling for an arbitrator to rule on her payment.

“I do not concur with the grounds stated in the agenda item and would advise members of the city board to vote versus the resolution, however I comprehend you are unlikely to do so in light of your vote on Feb. 7,” Liu said in a statement.

The council last month voted to end Liu’s contract after it states she attempted to provide herself a $30,000 retroactive pay boost. But her contract didn’t license such a boost without approval from the council.

The independent arbitrator will figure out if the termination is with or without cause– a ruling that will impact her payment.

“This is the most effective usage of taxpayers’ cash,” city lawyer Gregory Kamer stated.

If the arbitrator finds that Liu was unjustly ended, she will be entitled to around $700,000 worth of advantages, according to the Delen Goldberg, North Las Vegas’ public info officer. If the ruling is termination for cause, she ‘d still be entitled to $300,000 worth of benefits including ill pay, holiday pay and holiday leave.

She began as an executive in 2004 with North Las Vegas and rose to city manager in late 2014.

Building manager employed for Resorts World casino on Strip


The Resorts World website is shown Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. The website, on The Strip south of Circus Circus, was formerly the site of the Stardust hotel gambling establishment.

‘Pawn Stars’ manager gets plaza rollin’; more sweet treats, Mexican consumes in valley

A Las Vegas al fresco retail plaza held its grand opening recently as a California taco chain spiced things up with the debut of a new valley place. At the same time, the west valley welcomes a new donut store, Goodwill prepares to open a shopping mall area and a motorbike store revs into downtown.

Pawn Plaza

Al fresco retail center Pawn Plaza held its grand opening Friday.

The plaza, at 725 Las Vegas Blvd. South, near East Charleston Boulevard, is led by Rick Harrison, owner of the surrounding Gold & & Silver Pawn Store.

It showcases businesses including Rita’s Italian Ice and Pawn Donut & & Coffee.

Also situated at the plaza is Rick’s Rollin’ Smoke Bbq & & Pub, where Harrison often bartends.

<. Pinches Tacos. Pinches Tacos opened its second Las Vegas place last week at mixed-use advancement the Gramercy. The”3,600-square-foot dining establishment, which opened
Wednesday, provides tacos, tortillas, burritos and more, according to a store agent and press release. Business is at 9205 W. Russell Roadway, Suite 190, near South Fort Apache Road. Pinches Tacos openedin West

Hollywood in 2008 and fired up some debate when the first Las Vegas location opened at the Container Park. Hours of operation for the Gramercy location are 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday Main Street Moto. Main Street Moto officially opened its doors to the general public Oct. 2. The downtown shop, at 831 S. Main St., near East Charleston Boulevard, took control of a boarded-up space and offers bikes, motorbike parts and art. Business also services motorcycles. It

is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Courtesy Goodwill. Goodwill of Southern Nevada will certainly open a 28,000-square-foot shop Friday at the Boulevard shopping mall. The brand-new place will certainly provide 17,000 square feet of sales floor space with clothes, accessories

, furnishings, kitchen area products and more. The shop likewise will consist of a training room for Goodwill mission services such as resume workshops. It will certainly be open 9 a.m.

to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the mall, situated at 3528 S. Maryland Parkway, near East Twain Opportunity. Courtesy Glaze Donuts

Goodwill of Southern Nevada will open a 28,000-square-foot store Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at the Boulevard mall.

Vegas doughnutstore began selling sweet deals with Saturday. Glaze Donuts opened to the public this weekend at 6545 S. Fort Apache Road, suite 130, near West Sundown Road. The area, which is

about 1,100 square feet, provides timeless and specialty handmade doughnuts made in little batches throughout the day. The store is open 5 a.m.

to 4 p.m. every day.

Daughter-in-law of DFS manager to plead guilty to child abuse

The daughter-in-law of a previous supervisor with the Department of Family Solutions has accepted plead guilty to a felony child abuse charge.

If 25-year-old Veronica Holt finishes between 3 and 5 years probation and gets a respectable discharge, that count of child abuse, neglect or endangerment would be lowered to a gross misdemeanor.

Prosecutors stated that her mother-in-law, Jody Holt, was working for the child welfare service while she remaininged her own grandchildren in a home carpeted with dirt and failed to report her kid and daughter-in-law for possible youngster endangerment.

The 56-year-old former supervisor at Youngster Haven and long-time Clark County staff member and her son, Joshua Holt, 27, are awaiting a court hearing next month on child abuse charges.

Authorities found the Holts northwest valley house “a substantial hazard to the safety of the kids,” ages 2 and 5, police and court records show.

A Family and Youth Solutions supervisor visited Jody Holt’s home in the 5600 block of North Riley Street in March, after Youngster Safety Solutions got a report of “ecological overlook,” according to authorities.

The northwest valley house was “saturated with dirty clothing, trash, feces, automobile parts, junk, glass, cleaning materials and miscellaneous debris covering essentially every living space with the exception of the grandmother’s bed room,” according to a police report.

Police said the two children lived in the home with their parents, Joshua Holt, and Veronica Holt, admitted drug user who quarreled commonly.

Jody Holt’s last day as a staff member with the county was March 19, county authorities stated.

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