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Among the things that Las Vegas does right is the annual of State of the City presentation made by Mayor Carolyn Goodman, streamed live on Internet site and cable channel KCLV.

As municipal State of the Cities go, this is choc-a-bloc entertaining and informative – a solid overview of critical happenings. Want to peak into the near future of Las Vegas, Clark County, and southern Nevada? Want to learn the names of Las Vegas council members? Here you go!

Key Links
lasvegasnevada.govNewsKCLV Live
YouTube: KCLV
YouTube: City of Las Vegas

2023: Mayor Carolyn Goodman presented her State of the City Address on January 12, 2023 covering economic diversification, public safety, education and more in Las Vegas. She discussed a new marketing campaign that focuses on downtown Las Vegas and the growth of the Arts District. For anyone looking to live, work or play in Las Vegas topics of interests were homes in Las Vegas, medicine in Las Vegas and infrastructure in Las Vegas.


Press Releases
City Of Las Vegas Launches “Down for Anything” Multi-Media Campaign
Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman To Present State Of The City

Goodman: City focused on safety, health care, economic diversification – Review Journal
Downtown Campaign – Sun
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman delivers ‘State of the City’ address – KTNV
Mayor Goodman delivers State of the City – 8 News Now


  • Are there online resources regarding achievements and developments mentioned in the address?
  • Is there a transcript of the Mayor’s address?
  • What was the over/under? (Mayor’s speaking time)


City of Las Vegas

Fox 5

Down for Anything Funded by a federal grant from The American Rescue Plan as part of the city’s recovery effort, the campaign features video and photos of more than 40 downtown Las Vegas influencers, community and business leaders to illuminate the area’s diversity, inclusiveness, and ethos of opportunity. 

Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.

Stray Notes

  • First presentation made in person in two years
  • Good to see your faces
  • 12th year in office – the end of her third four-year term. Her husband Oscar Goodman spent 12 years as mayor before Carolyn Goodman was elected.
  • Each ward has about 110,000 residents

Accessibility – African American Museum and Cultural Center (Ward 5) – Arts District – Beautify – Bike Lanes – Birthplace – Breaking Ground – Bruce Trent Park – California – Centennial Hill – City Hall – City Parks – Civic Plaza – Consulate of Mexico – Clark County School District – Data – Downtown – Faces – Fastest Growing Area (Ward 6) – Fire Station – Free – Free Lunch Spot – Hay Barn – Hotel Casino – In Person – Innovation – KCLV – Keystone Project – Homeless – Las Vegas – Las Vegas Boulevard – Main Street – Mayor – Mayor Carolyn Goodman – Medical District – Murals – Museums – Natural History Museum – Neon – Parking – Parking Garage – Pedestrian Bridge – Pickleball – Police Memorial Park – Public Art – Residents – Residential Units – Revitalization – Skye Canyon – Sidewalks – Symphony Park – Trailhead – UNLV – Urban Farming – Vegas – Walkable – Ward – Welcome – Westside


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