Las Vegas City Council To Recognize Kirk Kerkorian School Of Medicine

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The Medical School’s First Graduating Class To Be Celebrated

The city of Las Vegas will hold tomorrow’s City Council meeting with COVID-19 safety precautions in place. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, located at 495 S. Main St.

Ward 1 Councilman Brian Knudsen is scheduled to recognize the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV and celebrate its first graduating class. UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield and  School of Medicine Dean Marc Kahn are scheduled to attend. A new medical education building is currently being constructed in the Las Vegas Medical District in Ward 1.

In addition, the City Council will recognize the May Employee of the Month.

Following the City Council meeting, a special joint meeting of the City Council and the Redevelopment Agency will take place to discuss and approve the Fiscal Year 2022 budgets.

Social distancing will be practiced inside Council Chambers, and capacity of Council Chambers is set at 234 individuals. In addition, hand sanitizer will be available.

The meeting will be broadcast live as normal on KCLV Channel 2 (1002 in HD), the city’s government access television station, and at

Public comment will be available for the items on the City Council agenda online at and via email at Emails must contain the meeting name, date and item number in the subject. Emails received up to an hour before the meeting will be considered public record, read during the meeting where appropriate and will be included in the backup information.

Once the City Council meeting starts, online comments also can be submitted via All comments received during the meeting will be considered public record, read where appropriate and included in the backup information. Comments received on a public hearing item after the action has been taken will not be read, but will be included in the backup information.

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