Community meeting

Community meeting Tuesday regarding the sawmill behind Topsy Lane south of Carson City | Carson City Nevada News

Event date:

August 23, 2022 – 10:00 a.m.

Following the announcement of the first major new sawmill in the area in decades, Tahoe Forest Products LLC will host a community meeting on Tuesday, August 23 at 10 a.m. The event will be held at Indian Hills General Improvement District, 3394 James Lee in Carson. Town.

TFP will provide sawmill construction updates, noise mitigation plans and other possible concerns as well as details on the company’s first log purchase assisting Sierra-at- Tahoe and more, according to a press release.

The sawmill is planned on 40 acres off Highway 50 behind Carson City Plaza and behind Walmart, Petco and Costco south of Carson City.

Tahoe Forest Products will also be holding an open house from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30. Community members are welcome to stop by at any time during this time and ask questions or gather information about the project. The open house will be held at The Red Barn located at 3264 Sunridge Dr. in Carson City.

According to its website, Tahoe Forest Products is dedicated to the responsible commercial processing of logs sourced from our region. TFP’s operation will support forest health in critical fire fuel reduction efforts on public and private lands, as well as in the recovery, cleanup and restoration of local areas affected by wildfires. devastating by providing a convenient location to deliver salvaged wood.

Work in partnership with the Washoe Development Corporation, a subsidiary of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California, its facility will be the first major sawmill in the Sierra Nevada in several decades, providing employment opportunities for dozens of local citizens and tribal members.

TFP was formed with the goal of building a commercial sawmill in the Tahoe area that would provide a nearby destination for the responsible processing of locally harvested and salvaged lumber. It is funded, managed and governed by longtime Tahoe area residents and investors. The sawmill is supported by key members of our environmental community, including: the Tahoe Fund, Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation and the US Forest Service.

More information is available at www.tahoeforestproducts.com. Questions can be directed to [email protected]