The Mining Oversight and Accountability Commission (MOAC)
Established by Senate Bill No. 493, the Mining Oversight and Accountability Commission was created to provide for a single administrative body to oversee the activities of the various state agencies that have responsibility for the taxation, operation, safety and environmental regulation of mines and mining in this State. It consists of seven members appointed by the Governor.
Each commissioner serves a term of two years.
|The Commission provides oversight of compliance with Nevada law relating to the activities of each state agency with respect to the taxation, operation, safety and environmental regulation of mines and mining in the state of Nevada. The Commission also identifies particular state entities that are subject to the supervision of the Commission with respect to their activities related to mines and mining.
|Details of the next meeting of the Mining Oversight and Accountability
Commission can be located here,
along with the most current agenda, if available.
| MEETING EXHIBITS
|Date: May 15, 2013
|Date: March 28, 2013
Agenda Item 4 - SJR 15 As Enrolled
Agenda Item 4 - NRS-514A
Dec. 20, 2011 MOAC Minutes
Agenda Item 5 - jeff Bixler Mine Safety Presentation
MOAC Recap Report 2013 FY 13 Week 37
June 2012 Activity and Achievements
July 2012 Activity and Achievements
August 2012 Activity and Achievements
September 2012 Activity and Achievements
October 2012 Activity and Achievements
November 2012 Activity and Achievements
December 2012 Actitivity and Achievements
January 2013 Activity and Achievements
March 29, 2012 MOAC Minutes
June 28, 2012 MOAC Minutes
September 26, 2012 Minutes
December 12, 2012 Minutes
MOAC handout Gayle Sherman Agenda Item 3
MOAC Handout Joe McCarthy Agenda Item 3
MOAC Handout John Hadder Agenda Item 4
MOAC Handout John Hadder
MOAC Handout Larry Wahrenbrock
|Date: December 12, 2012
2012 - 2013 Projected NPM Tax by County
Department Information on NPM Projections
Great Basin Resource Watch ~ John Hadder
Plan #1 Handout ~ Bob Fulkerson
NWMA Nevada MOAC
Plan ~ Bob Fulkerson
|Date: September 26, 2012
NDOM Recap Report 2013FY for MOAC
2012 SBE Appeals
Anaconda - Yerington MOAC Overview
Mining Reclamation Information MOAC
MOAC Regulations of Pit Lakes in Nevada
Pit Lake Information Brief
|Date: June 28, 2012
March 2012 Activity and Achievements
April 2012 Activity and Achievements
May 2012 Activity and Achievements
Item 3a List of Recent Audits
Item 3c Report on Current Audits
Item 3d Report on Pending Audits
Item 4 LCB File No. R044-12
Item 5a (1) 2011 Metallic Production
Item 5a (1) 2011 Non Metallic Production
Item 5b 6-20-12 Summary of Variances
Item 5b NPM vs DOM Production 2010-11 Barrick
PLAN Study, presented during public comment
June 28, 2012 MOAC Agenda
|Date: March 29, 2012
Item 2 (1) Handouts
Item 2 (2) Nevada Disclosure and Abstention Guide
Item 5 Review of Reg R125-08RP1
Item 6a Creation of MSATS
Item 6c (1) 2010-2011 NPM Bulletin
Item 6c (2) 2011 NPM Reporting Schedules & Intructions
Item 6c (3) 3-29-12 Presentation to MOAC
Item 6c (4) 3 Year NPM Projection Report
Item 7a Taxation Auditor education stats
Item 7b 2010 Overview Section 28March2012
Item 7c Nov 2011 Activity and Achievements
Item 7c Dec 2011 Activity and Achievements
Item 7c Jan 2012 Activity and Achievements
Item 7c (2) Narrative-comparison NDOM & DOT
Item 7c (2) NDOM Response to Teacher's Workshops
Item 7c (2) NPM vs DOM Production
Item 8 Brookings-SRI-Econ Dev Agenda for NV
|Date: December 20, 2011
Agenda Item 5 Mine Safety & Training report
Agenda Item 5d Jonathan Price PP
Agenda Item 7a (1) 2010-2011 NPM Bulletin
Agenda Item 7a (2) NPM Reporting Schedules
Agenda Item 7a (3) 12-20-11 Presentation to MOAC
Agenda Item 7b NPM Audit Selection 2012-14
Agenda Item 8a LCB File R058-11
Agenda Item 8b Ratification of NAC 362-040
||Mr. John Restrepo, Chairman
John Restrepo is the Principal of RCG Economics LLC (RCG), founded in 1997 and based in Las Vegas. It is the oldest and most established regional economics, real estate consulting and public policy research firm in Nevada.
Mr. Restrepo has been providing regional economic consulting services for more than 32 years, 23 of those years in Nevada. Prior to starting RCG, he was the Consulting Director in the Las Vegas office of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). Mr. Restrepo has analyzed regional economic, demographic and real estate trends in a number of markets, including Nevada, Arizona, California, Texas and the Southeast U.S. As an economist and advisor to state and local governments, educational organizations and the private sector, Mr. Restrepo has prepared numerous economic, demographic, market and public revenue forecasts, as well as economic and fiscal benefit studies.
Mr. Restrepo was the 2008 President of the Southern Nevada chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Association; appointed by Governor Kenny Guinn in 1990 to chair the Governor's "Task Force on Long-Term Financial Analysis & Planning;" and was Chairman of the Nevada Economic Forum, 2008-2011. The Economic Forum produces two-year revenue forecasts for the state's general fund.
Currently, he is a board member of NAIOP-Southern Nevada; a board member of the North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce; a member of the District Council of the Urban Land Institute-Las Vegas (ULI); and associate member of the Las Vegas chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR); and the Chairman of the Advisory Committee to the UNLV Department of Economics.
Mr. Restrepo received his B.A. in Economics form the University of Louisiana. He also holds an M.A. in Latin American Studies/Economics from Louisiana State University.
||Mr. Kyle Davis, Vice-Chairman
Kyle Davis is the Policy and Political Director for the Nevada Conservation League, a Nevada nonprofit organization that promotes sensible conservation policies through education and advocacy. He leads the policy efforts of the environmental community at the Nevada Legislature. He is a third-generation Nevadan, raised in the rural town of Lovelock.
Mr. Davis received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and his Master's degree from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Kyle lives in Reno, where he enjoys camping, soccer, kayaking and spending time with friends and family.
||Mr. Douglas "Roger" Bremner
"Roger" Bremner is a native Nevadan born in Las Vegas and has been a life-long resident of Nevada.
Mr. Bremner received his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno and did graduate work on M.A. in History from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
He is a U.S. Army veteran and a six-term member of the Nevada State Legislature (Assembly). He served as Chairman of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee, 1981 and 1983 and Administrator of the Division of Industrial Relations for the State of Nevada, 1998-2008.
Mr. Bremner retired in 2008, and is the proud parent of four children and has five grandchildren.
||Senator Greg Brower|
Greg Brower is a partner in Snell & Wilmer's Las Vegas and Reno offices. His practice is focused on complex civil and white collar criminal litigation, as well as corporate investigations and administrative law.
Senator Brower joined the firm in 2009 after approximately two years as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada. As Nevada's chief federal law enforcement officer, he supervised all federal criminal prosecutions and all civil litigation involving the United States in Nevada. During his tenure Senator Brower personally handled several matters both at trial and in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Before his appointment as U.S. Attorney, Senator Brower served in a variety of other senior government posts in Washington, D.C. From 2006 to 2007 he was Chief Legal Officer at the U.S. Government Printing Office ("GPO"), overseeing the agency's Office of General Counsel. From 2004 to 2006, Senator Brower served as GPO's Inspector General, supervising all internal audits and investigations. From 2003 to 2004m he served at U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Senator Brower's government experience also includes having been twice elected to the Nevada State Assembly and his current service as a Nevada State Senator. He has also served o several state commissions and task forces dedicated to the study of critical civil and criminal justice issues.
Prior to his recent federal government service, Senator Brower spent nearly 10 years in private practice during which he successfully litigated a wide range of cases, including such issues as product liability, insurance bad faith, professional negligence, and contract disputes. He has extensive experience as lead counsel in trials, appeals, administrative hearings, and all forms of alternative dispute resolution.
||Mr. Robert Campbell
With a background that includes over forty years of governmental and private sector experience, Mr. Campbell has provided a select group of clients with consulting services at the federal, state, and local levels of government. Very personalized assistance and advocacy has been provided in the areas of political issues, governmental positioning, strategy, public perception, media relations, community positioning, and current event monitoring.
Prior to establishing The Campbell Company in 1993, Mr. Campbell was Vice President, Public Affairs and Marketing for Transcontinental Properties, Inc., the land development arm of the Bass family of Fort Worth, Texas and Transcontinental Corporation of Santa Barbara, California. Mr. Campbell's efforts were primary in obtaining a myriad of entitlements and permits from all levels of government for the massive $4.0 billion Lake Las Vegas Resort project.
Mr. Campbell, with a Masters Degree in Public Administration, served a total of twelve years as a professional City Manager, including Henderson, Nevada. During this period he was active in the American Society of Public Administration, including President of the Las Vegas Chapter. He was active in the International City Management Association, serving as a Charter Member of the Academy For Professional Development, and authored numerous articles on public management issues for national publications.
In the eighties, Mr. Campbell entered the private sector, serving as Senior Vice President and General Manager of American Nevada Corporation, developer of the 8,400 acre "new town" of Green Valley. He was also the director of Public Affairs for Southwest Gas Corporation. Always active in the business community, Mr. Campbell has been President of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, the Board of the Southern Nevada Homebuilders, the Las Vegas Executives Association, Rotary International, and the United Way Board. He also has served as Trustee of Nevada Development Authority, Chair of St. Rose Dominican Hospital, and Executive Committee of Nevada Taxpayers Association. Clark County Commissioners previously appointed Mr. Campbell to their Debt Management Commission. In addition, he was honored as among the "Top 50" business leaders in Nevada by Nevada Business Journal, and named on the "Ten Most Influential People" in the history of Henderson. Campbell and his wife, Pat, relocated to Douglas County in 2007.
||Senator Steven A. Horsford
Senator Horsford was the Chief Executive Officer of the Culinary Training Academy, a nationally and internationally recognized labor-management partnership between the Culinary Union Local #226, Bartenders Local #165, and major resort/gaming properties on the famed Las Vegas trip. The partnership has created the largest provider of employment and vocational training for entry-level and incumbent workers for the hospitality industry in Las Vegas.
Senator Horsford has served in the Nevada Senate since 2004 and is currently the Majority Floor Leader, 2009-2011. He has also served as Chair, Senate Committee on Finance, 2011, Co-Chair, 2009; Vice Chair, Senate Committee on Revenue, 2011; Member, Senate Committees on Legislative Operations and Elections, 2011; Government Affairs, 2009; Health and Education, 2009. Chair, Interim Finance Committee (IFC) 2010-2011, Co-Chair, 2009-2010; IFC's Subcommittee to Conduct a Review of Nevada's Revenue Structure, 2009-2010; Vice Chair, Legislative Commission's Subcommittee to Study the Requirements for Reapportionment and Redistricting, 2009-2010. Member: IFC's Subcommittee for Federal Stimulus Oversight, 2009-2010; Legislative Commission, 2009-2010; Committee to Consult with the Director, 2009-2010; Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to review Regulations, 2009-2010; Alternate Member, Legislative Commission's Audit Subcommittee, 2009-2010; Legislative Commission's Committee to Study the Governance and Oversight of the System of K-12 Public Education, 2009-2010; Southern Nevada Enterprise Community Board, 2009-2010; Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Legislative Advisory Committee, 2009-2010.
Senator Horsford has received many personal and professional honors for his achievements, including the Vernon Jordan Community Champion Award, Las Vegas Urban League, 2008; Elected Official of the Year, National Association of Social Workers, Nevada Chapter, 2006; Non-Profit Professional of the Year, Latin Chamber of Commerce, 2006; Community Champion Award, 100 Black Men of Nevada, 2006; Services to Youth Award, The Links, Inc., 2005; Citizen of the Year, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, 2005; Friend of Working Families Award, Nevada AFL-CIO, 2004; Community Achievement Award for Economic Empowerment, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Theta Theta Omega Chapter, Las Vegas, 2003; Graduate, Western Legislative Academy, CSG-WEST, 2002; Leadership Las Vegas 2000; Top 40 Under 40, In Business Las Vegas magazine, 2002; Portrait of Pride Distinguished Man of Southern Nevada, KLAS-TV Channel 8, 2000; Community Leader Award, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee, 2000; Community Achievement Award in Communications, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, 1999.
Senator Horsford received his education from University of Nevada, Reno in Political Science and Communications. He is married to Dr. Sonya Horsford and has three children.
||Mr. Dennis Neilander
Mr. Neilander is the former Chairman of the Nevada State Gaming Control Board ("GCB"). His practice focuses on gaming, administrative law and government affairs. He served as a Member of the GCB from 1998 until the end of 2010. Mr. Neilander was the Chairman for the last 10 years of his tenure, the longest service in Nevada history as Chairman. He was appointed by three different Governors from both political parties. As Chief Executive Officer of the GCB, he executed daily operations of the Board, including the oversight of approximately 500 employees, a $42 million dollar budget and offices in five Nevada cities. Mr. Neilander represented the GCB regarding all gaming matters before the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government at both the state and federal level. He also served as Chairman of the Board's Audit Committee that was responsible for full scope compliance and revenue audits for Nevada casinos.
Prior to his appointment to the Board, Mr. Neilander was the Chief of the GCB Corporate Securities Division, which regulates the publicly traded gaming companies that operate in Nevada. he has conducted extensive analysis of federal and states securities laws, finance and merger and acquisition activities as they relate to public companies.
Prior to his tenure with the GCB, Mr. Neilander also served as the primary research staff attorney for the Judiciary Committees of the Nevada State Legislature. His work included substantial research, analysis and testimony regarding public policy issues. He conducted similar work as a Staff Associate for the National Conference of State Legislatures at both the state and federal levels.
Mr. Neilander was named Gaming Regulator of the Year by the International Masters of Gaming Law in 2007. He was named one of the most 50 Influential Businessmen in Las Vegas by the Las Vegas Sun Newspaper in 2004 and 2008. He was the Vice Chairman and then Chairman of the International Association of Gaming Regulators in 2007-2008. He is an active member of the International Masters of Gaming Law. Mr. Neilander recently finished a special project for Governor Sandoval concerning mining tax issues. He currently serves as a consultant to other gaming regulators on gaming matters.
He received his B.A. degree in 1983 from the University of Northern Colorado and his J.D. in 1987 from the University of Denver, College of Law. He was admitted to the Colorado Bar in 1987.