LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – The Cities of Henderson and North Las Vegas have filed for an injunction over the Clark County School District’s recent addition of non-voting board members.

The two cities filed the petition in Clark County District Court on March 18, seeking “declaratory and injunctive relief” in the case. They also requested a court hearing.

The motion specifically seeks to “repeal recent amendments [CCSD] made to its Governance Policies restricting the rights of the recently appointed nonvoting members.”

In January, the CCSD Board of Trustees voted to remove some powers from newly appointed non-voting members. Four new board members were just added this year as part of a new state law approved by Governor Joe Lombardo in 2023.

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“The nonvoting members are already serving on the Board and are being denied the ability to participate in Board meetings as the new law requires,” the court filing stated. “Petitioners’ governing bodies appointed these members to provide a voice to Petitioners and their residents regarding Clark County School District policy. Petitioners are entitled to an expedited order restoring the full extent of the new members’ rights as nonvoting members as set forth in Nevada law.”

The two cities addressed their filing in a separate joint statement:

A hearing on the filing has yet to be scheduled, and CCSD has not filed a response.


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