The city collects and treats over 9 billion gallons of wastewater annually. Collection and treatment functions ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and help protect the environment, health, and prosperity of the community. Noncapacity Sewer Overflow is an indication of the condition and maintenance of the system. To ensure reliable service, the city's objective is to be below 0.5, which is the updated top quartile (75th percentile) benchmark from the American Water Works Association (AWWA).
The Henderson Fire Department measures response time performance at the 90th percentile in accordance with national standards. Our goal is to reduce baseline response times by 30 seconds as we work toward achieving the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) standards. The NFPA recommends a total response time of 6 minutes and 50 seconds for fires.
Job growth is often used as a measure of economic expansion and health. The city's job growth consistently exceeds local competitors. Future job growth in Henderson is predicted to be 42.1%, higher than the US average of 33.5%. Note: Most current US Census data is 2018.
Economic Development and Redevelopment Agency response to requests for assistance from Henderson businesses increased dramatically with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Examples of business assistance include sharing relocation or expansion opportunities, explaining regulations or policy, and providing assistance with securing additional County, State, or Federal resources.
Senior leaders supported a pilot project for electronic document routing and signatures which resulted in citywide implementation of DocuSign technology to route contracts, forms, and a wide variety of other documents. E-signing approaches in government settings is the exception rather than the rule. The city has consistently increased its usage of electronic signing tools, increasing organizational efficiency and reducing environmental impacts.
COVID-19 cases per symptom onset day for the greater Las Vegas area as provided by the Southern Nevada Health District. A snapshot of the current meeting week is provided each month for general operations review.