Incorporation Vote in Laughlin
The residents of Laughlin are voting today on the issue of incorporation.
If they support incorporation:
- Incorporation will replace the inefficient government currently provided by Clark County. Local government officials can better understand the unique characteristics, demographics and resources of Laughlin — resulting in more effective and accountable government and improved outcomes.
- Incorporation will allow Laughlin to secure and retain its fair share of tax revenue. The city can protect its water rights and utilize additional land resources. These resources play a crucial role in future development.
- Incorporation will empower The city of Laughlin to negotiate public employee and service contracts for the city’s benefit.
- Incorporation will encourage developement best suited for the community. The city can create development codes that protect the interests of Laughlin while encouraging growth and diversification of the tax base and economy. This can provide economic stability and improve values.
If they oppose incorporation:
- Laughlin will not assume control of development decisions that impact economic growth and property values.
- Laughlin will not assume responsibility for its public services and infrastructure. Public service and employee contracts will not be negotiated.
- Laughlin will not be able to disperse all tax revenue within its township limits.