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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Bellemont Area Plan Open House

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The public is invited to attend an Open House to review the draft Bellemont Area Plan. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Robinson Readiness Center Drill Floor, Camp Navajo, Bellemont, Ariz.

The Bellemont Area Plan is a land use planning document that will guide land use and development in Bellemont for the next 20 years. The Open House will be an opportunity for the community to review and provide comments on the draft plan containing the vi...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

County offices closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, Dispatch, Patrol and Detention will be open. Records will be open on Monday Jan. 21, from 8 a.m.  – 6 p.m., with limited staffing. Please dial 9-1-1 for ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Supervisors recognize Fourth Grade Water Ethic Contest winners

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Art submissions are utilized for promoting water stewardship throughout northern Arizona. Posters are created for classrooms, events, presentations and are developed into bathroom water awareness signs.

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors, the Coconino County Sustainable Building Program, the Coconino Plateau Watershed Partnership (a branch of the Coconino Plateau Water Advisory Council) and Willow Bend Environmental Education Center will recognize ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Community Services announces new hours at Williams Social Service Office

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Coconino County Community Services announces new hours and days of service at the Williams office at 850 W. Grant St.

Starting Jan. 15, 2019, the Williams office will be open on Tuesday and Thursday every week and will take applications for assistance by appointment only. Residents are encouraged to call 928-679-7453 to schedule an appointment. Social Services provides u...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

Two foxes test positive for rabies

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) confirmed that two captured foxes have tested positive for rabies.

The foxes were captured and tested following reports of attacks in the Country Club area and near Mars Hill in Flagstaff. The four individuals involved in the animal attacks are being treated with post exposure rabies prophylaxis. Two dogs were also bitte...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Coconino County offices closed for winter holidays

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 for the Christmas and New Year holidays.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, Dispatch, Patrol and Detention will be open. Records will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 25 and open Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 from 8 a.m.  – 4 p.m., with limite...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

County and City transfer animal shelter operations

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Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff will transfer animal shelter operations to High Country Humane (HCH) starting Dec. 28, 2018.

The HCH Animal Shelter is located at the former Second Chance Center for Animals (SCCA) site at 11665 US-89 in Flagstaff. The 20,000-square-foot building and surrounding acreage were donated to the County following the closure of SCCA.Paw Placement of Nor...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Fredonia Governing Board openings for appointment

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Coconino County Superintendent of the CAVIAT Education District in Fredonia and one seat on the Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District Governing Board.

Applicants must be Arizona registered voters and residents of the school district for at least one year prior to the date of appointment. Applicants or their spouses cannot be an employee of the district.

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Governing Board applicants sought for appointment

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey is seeking applicants for appointment for one seat on the Grand Canyon Unified School District Governing Board and two seats on the Maine Consolidated School District Governing Board.

Applicants must be Arizona registered voters and residents of the school district for at least one year prior to the date of appointment. Applicants or their spouses cannot be an employee of the district.

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

County salvages Lowell Observatory water tank

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Coconino County Parks and Recreation has accepted a donation of a water tank from Lowell Observatory. The tank will be located near the Grandstands at Fort Tuthill County Park and used for harvesting rainwater.

The salvaged water tank is expected to be functional this spring. The tank can hold up to 30,000 gallons of water which will be used for preparing arenas for equestrian events, mitigating dust and other special event uses. Further uses for the water are b...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Health District partners with Governor’s Office of Highway Safety

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) Injury Prevention Program has again partnered with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in promoting child passenger safety and driver awareness.

 Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children ages 3 to 14. Research shows that as children age, they are less likely to be in the appropriate child safety seat for their age and weight. Correctly used child safety seats ar...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Annual Willard Springs green waste burn scheduled

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Smoke may be visible for the next three weeks

Coconino County Public Works, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, plans to ignite the annual green waste burn at the Willard Springs Transfer Station located 17 miles south of Flagstaff on the west side of I-17. The burn is scheduled to start Dec...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Statement from the Board of Supervisors on the passing of Congressman Ed Pastor

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors were deeply saddened to learn that Congressman Ed Pastor passed away this week. Congressman Pastor was a tremendous public servant, a constant advocate for Coconino County, a great representative of the State of Ar...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

County appoints Deputy Manager and Director of Special Initiatives

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Dr. Marie Peoples and Kim Musselman to fill key leadership positions

Coconino County Manager James Jayne appointed Dr. Marie Peoples as Deputy County Manager. Peoples has served as the Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) Chief Health Officer since 2013. Jayne also appointed Kim Musselman to fill the Di...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Subaru “Share the Love” Meals on Wheels Event

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Coconino County Community Services Senior Nutrition Program staff and Flagstaff Subaru employee volunteers will deliver winter emergency meals to homebound seniors as a part of the 2018 Subaru Share the Love Event.

 Subaru will also loan two vehicles to Coconino County Community Services for this Meals on Wheels winter emergency meals delivery event. 

From Nov. 15, 2018, - Jan. 2, 2019, Subaru of America will donate $250 for every new vehicle sold o...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Coconino County Offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, Dispatch, Patrol and Detention will be open. Records will be closed on Thursday and open from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday, with limited staffing. Please dial 9-1-1 ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Food safety essential to holiday meal planning

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CCPHSD also encourages people to make food safety a priority during the holiday meal planning process.

To avoid the risk of foodborne illnesses, the Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) encourage consumers to take appropriate precautions in handling, preparing and cooking foods during the upcom...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Lucinda Andreani appointed Deputy County Manager

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Coconino County Manager Jimmy Jayne appointed, and the Board of Supervisors confirmed, Lucinda Andreani as Deputy County Manager

Andreani, who has served as Interim County Manager since January 2018, will also remain Director of Public Works, a position she has held since January 2017.

As Deputy County Manager, Andreani will oversee several County’s departments as well ser...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Coconino County Offices closed Veterans Day

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All Coconino County offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, Dispatch, Patrol and Detention will conduct business as usual. Records will be open from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please dial 9-1-1 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, d...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

WIC Program hours expanded

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program has added new walk-in and Saturday hours to better serve clients.

Clients can now access services without an appointment on scheduled walk-in days and on the second Saturday of each month at 2625 N. King Street in Flagstaff. 

Walk-in hours: 

Tuesday afternoons 2 – 4:30 p.m.

Thursdays 9 a.m. &...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Winter Parking Ordinance begins this week

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Coconino County’s annual Winter Parking Ordinance 2017-11 will be in effect between Thursday, Nov. 1 and Monday, April 1, 2019.

The ordinance requires parking restrictions from County maintained rights-of-way during snow season and for the enforcement of parking restrictions either by citation or towing. 

Between Nov. 1 – April 1 of each year, motor vehicles must...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Substance Abuse Report released

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In-depth analysis of trends among Coconino County residents included

The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) released a new data dashboard, “Substance Abuse in Coconino County,” which provides an in-depth analysis of substance use trends among Coconino County residents from 2012 thr...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

County pays down pension liability, saves nearly $30 million over the next 20 years

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors approved payments to pension liabilities that will result in a $30 million savings over the next 20 years for county taxpayers

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors approved payments to pension liabilities that will result in a $30 million savings over the next 20 years for county taxpayers. The Board approved a $10 million, one-time payment to the Public Safety Personnel Reti...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Comments sought on Subdivision Ordinance

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Coconino County Community Development is seeking public comment on the draft County Subdivision Ordinance.

The draft has had input from a citizen advisory group, local design professionals, the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Supervisors.  

The Subdivision Ordinance regulates the division of land in the County within State Statutes. The...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Coconino County Treasurer offers remote office hours

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Coconino County Treasurer Sarah Benatar is offering remote office hours for taxpayers seeking help with their property tax bills.

From Oct. 1 - Oct. 30, the Treasurer's Office will be providing services at the Flagstaff Mall in partnership with the County Recorder's Office. Hours of operation will be, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 1 - Oct. 30.

Property tax notices were...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Star Gazing Party at Historic Navajo Bridge

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Telescopes will be setup by amateur and professional astronomers from Northern Arizona. Other activities include guided walk and talks, Junior Ranger activities, special guest lectures and solar viewing. For a complete list of events, go to GCNHA.org.

Coconino County Supervisor Lena Fowler, Glen Canyon Natural History Association, Lowell Observatory, the National Park Service, Arizona Department of Transportation and the Northern Arizona University/ NASA Space Grant Program will host a free Star Gazing...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Safety tips for homemade apple cider

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The Coconino County Public Health Service District (CCPHSD) advises residents to protect themselves against potential foodborne illness from apple cider.

 There is an abundance of apples in Coconino County this fall due to the lack of an early frost and people may be using apples to make apple cider.  

Foodborne illnesses have been attributed to the consumption of fresh, unpasteurized cide...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

2018 Sustainable Building Tour

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The self-guided tour is from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, 703 E. Sawmill Rd.

The Coconino County Sustainable Building Program, in partnership with the City of Flagstaff Sustainability Program and Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, will host the 2018 Sustainable Building Tour as part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science an...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Supervisor Art Babbott elected County Board Chair

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District 5 Supervisor Lena Fowler appointed vice-chair

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors named District 1 Supervisor Art Babbott as the next Chair of the Board. He replaces District 3 Supervisor Matt Ryan.

Babbott will serve as Chair for the next nine months.  

“I want to thank Supervi...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Flu shots available at the Public Health Services District Clinic

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The 2018-2019 seasonal influenza vaccine is now available at the Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) Clinic in Flagstaff.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccination as the first step in protecting against flu viruses. It is strongly recommended that everyone 6 months old and over get a flu shot each year. 

 

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Statement from the Board of Supervisors on the passing of Senator John McCain

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“The Coconino County Board of Supervisors were deeply saddened to learn that Senator John McCain lost his battle with brain cancer this past weekend. Senator McCain was a tremendous statesman and dedicated public servant for the country and to t...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Supervisors pass anti-hate resolution

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted Resolution 2017 – 50, condemning hate and racial supremacy while promoting tolerance, at their regular meeting Tuesday night.

The Board considered the resolution due to recent white supremacy rallies and other displays of intolerance in the U.S.“I’m very proud that the Board stood up on behalf of Coconino County to declare that we will not tolerate any discrimination based on ra...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Missing 14-Year-Old Found Deceased Below Horseshoe Bend Overlook

Page, AZ – On Monday, December 24 the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to Horseshoe Bend Overlook for a report of a missing 14-year-old girl. Her family had last seen her around 2 pm at the overlook and reported her missing a...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Man Arrested for Computer Child Pornography

Corrected language regarding Hightower’s status: Hightower was released to Pre Trial Services on a $50,000 unsecured bond.

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Williams, AZ – On 12/20/18 Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Detectives and ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Three Arrested in Vehicle Burglaries

MEDIA RELEASE PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2018 AROUND 3:03 PMOn November 29, 2018, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office arrested three suspects involved in a vehicle burglary ring. These Burglaries spanned through multiple communities in N...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

FRAUD ALERT - Phone Call with Person Posing as Sheriff Deputy

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FRAUD ALERT: We are getting reports of fraudulent phone calls in which the person is claiming to be a Coconino County Sheriff's Deputy and claiming to be calling about an outstanding warrant. The person goes on to say that you need to pay to take care of ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

** ALARMA DE FRAUDE – FRAUDES TELEFÓNICAS ** republished in Spanish

Asunto: Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Coconino – Alarma de fraude – Fraudes telefónicos están sucediendo en la comunidad de nuevo.

** ALARMA DE FRAUDE – FRAUDES TELEFÓNICAS **

Protéjase de esquemas fraudulentos – Si sabes cómo funcionan los estafadores...

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