Newsletters

Spring Newsletter 2017

SPRINGTIME IN SUN VALLEY As the weather motivates us to get outside residents are invited to enjoy the Sun Valley parks. The District operates and maintains 4 parks including the Sun Valley Community Park that offers a basketball court, volleyball, playground, soccer, baseball, skate park, BMX track, Zumba and Martial Arts. Gepford Park offers a […]

Winter Pipeline 2017

2017 BOARD OF TRUSTEES – CONGRATULATIONS! Congratulations to District Trustees Joseph Barstow and Garth Elliott, re-elected to the Sun Valley General Improvement District Board of Trustees for a new term of service. Congratulations and welcome to Sun Valley resident Carmen Ortiz, newly elected District Trustee for her first term of service. During the January 26, […]

Fall PipeLine 2016

DISTRICT TRUSTEES PROCLAIM SUPPORT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT At its August 25th meeting the Sun Valley General Improvement District Board of Trustees adopted a Proclamation in support of law enforcement in the Truckee Meadows community. They also presented plaques to Washoe County Sheriff Chuck Allen and Nevada Highway Patrol, accepted by Major McAfee; both spoke of […]

Summer PipeLine 2016

Free Movie In The Park The District’s next movie in the park night will be held on Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Sun Valley Community Park beginning at 6pm. The festivities will include a BBQ, raffle prizes, concessions and extended pool hours until 7pm. The feature film “Goosebumps”, will be shown at dark. The […]

Spring Pipeline 2016

Recreation in Sun Valley Parks Mission: To provide recreational and outdoor opportunities while protecting and preserving the parks and surrounding properties natural beauty through a variety of recreational amenities. Pool Mission: To provide recreational swimming to Sun Valley residents and surrounding communities in a fun and relaxing facility for guests of all ages. It is […]

Winter Pipeline 2016

2016 Election of Trustee Officers During the January 14, 2016 board meeting, the Sun Valley General Improvement Trustees elected the following officers for 2016. Sandra Ainsworth – Chair, Susan Severt – Vice Chair, Margaret Reinhardt – Secretary, Garth Elliott – Treasurer, Joseph Barstow – Trustee District Trustee Susan Severt Susan Severt is a longtime Sun […]

Fall Pipeline 2015

Thank you To All Recreation Sponsors Sun Valley residents and others enjoyed free movies in the park this past summer and a fun pool season. The District wishes to thank the following sponsors for the generous donations to make Dive Into Summer, Summer Blowout, free swim days and other recreational events and opportunities a great […]

Summer Pipeline 2015

Water Use During A Drought As we enter our 4th year of the drought many customers are concerned about water supply and what they can do to help. The Sun Valley General Improvement District buys water wholesale from the Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) who owns and operates the only water treatment plants in the […]

Spring Pipeline 2015

RECREATE IN SUN VALLEY! The Robert & Norma Fink Pool Complex opens Friday, June 12th and will operate through Sunday, August 9th. Swim lesson registration opens May 1, 2015 with the schedule to be determined. Private parties and groups can rent the pool for parties and special events. Applications are now being accepted for seasonal […]

Winter Pipeline 2015

CONGRATULATIONS! 2015 TRUSTEES It is with pleasure we present the following trustees that will oversee the Sun Valley General Improvement District during 2015. Trustees Sandra Ainsworth and Garth Elliott were re-elected and Susan Severt was elected to serve the Sun Valley General Improvement District Board of Trustees. Sun Valley voters showed their support of the […]

Fall Pipeline 2014

Customer Satisfaction Survey Summary – Thanks To Everyone That Participated! Last year, the District conducted a Customer Satisfaction Survey. We are pleased to report these results, along with an explanation of some of the questions raised in the survey: 70% felt that their customer service experiences are above average; Over 60% felt that the water […]

Summer Pipeline 2014

Summertime Fun The Sun Valley Pool celebrated opening day, on the last day of school, with over 200 guests enjoying the sun and the pool. Local television stations came out to cover the event and everyone was very excited. Thanks to a professional team of lifeguards, everything went smoothly. A free swim day on June […]

Spring Pipeline 2014

Pool Season The Sun Valley Robert and Norma Fink Pool Complex will open June 13, 2014. Operating hours are 12pm until 5pm Wednesday through Sunday, closed to the public on Monday and Tuesday. Daily admission for Youth and Seniors is $3.50, Adults $4.50, and age 2 and under are free. You can reserve the pool […]

Winter Pipeline 2014

Message from the Chair/Sandra Ainsworth On behalf of the Sun Valley General Improvement District Trustees, we are looking forward to this years’ events and activities in Sun Valley. We hope our customers are also looking forward to enjoying our Valley and all it has to offer. From our wonderful swimming pool and Sun Valley Community […]

Fall Pipeline 2013

New District Billing Statements The District has revised its billing statements and late notices based on the feedback we have received from customers, by adding additional information to the bills. We hope the following detail on the new look will assist customers in reading the statements and if you do have questions, please contact the […]

Summer Pipeline 2013

Robert ”Bob” Fink 1929-2013 The Sun Valley community has lost a pioneer and icon when longtime resident and businessman, Robert (Bob) Fink passed on April 23, 2013. District Trustees and Staff express their heartfelt sympathy to Robert’s family. He served as a Trustee for the Sun Valley Water District 1982-1996 and served again as a […]

Spring Pipeline 2013

Meet the District’s Board of Trustees Sandra Ainsworth, Chair Garth Elliott, Vice Chair Margaret Reinhardt, Secretary Joe Barstow, Treasurer Susan Severt, Trustee New District Trustee The Sun Valley General Improvement District is pleased to welcome Susan Severt to the District’s Board of Trustees. In a unanimous vote, the Washoe County Commissioners appointed Susan to the […]

Winter Pipeline 2013

Congratulations! Re-elected and Newly Elected Trustees Margaret Reinhardt, chairperson for the Sun Valley General Improvement District Board, has been reelected for a third term. She has led the board for the past two years as chairperson with professionalism, fairness, knowledge and a deep commitment to District customers. The District looks forward to her ongoing contribution […]

Fall Pipeline 2012

Parks & Recreation Customer Survey The Sun Valley General Improvement District has developed a customer survey designed to find out what local residents would like to see at area parks and the pool, such as events and various activities not currently offered. The District operates and maintains the parks and the pool. The survey asks […]

Summer Pipeline 2012

Fun Sunday – Sun Valley’s Summer Event Sun Valley’s Fun Sunday, the Valley’s summer event is being held this year on July 8 from 9am until 4pm. The day includes a Show & Shine car show, kid’s games, food and entertainment. Sponsors of the event include the Truckee Meadows Optimist Club, the Sun Valley GID, […]

Spring Pipeline 2012

Volunteer at the Parks Volunteering just feels good. It is also helpful to the community and to the upkeep of our parks in Sun Valley. The District is encouraging residents, groups and organizations to volunteer and assist the District with our neighborhood parks, programs and events. If you have some free time and would like […]

Winter Pipeline 2012

The Wish Tree Grants over 400 Wishes to Sun Valley Children This past holiday season, the Sun Valley Wish Tree through the efforts of many individuals and businesses in Sun Valley and beyond was able to grant wishes to children in the Valley that may have not received anything this year. Due to the many […]