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Posted on: September 21, 2017

2017 Sustainable Building and Water Conservation Tour

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The event will be from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 starting at the Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, 703 E. Sawmill Rd. Flagstaff.

The Coconino County Sustainable Building Program is hosting the annual Sustainable Building and Water Conservation Tour in partnership with the City of Flagstaff Sustainability and Water Conservation Programs, Willow Bend Environmental Education Center an...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is sponsoring a low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Coconino Humane Association, 3501 E. Butler Ave.

Rabies vaccinations will be $10 (dogs and cats). Fees for other vaccinations will vary and will be cash or check only. The Kaibab Veterinary Clinic will provide services.

CCPHSD Animal Management will also be offering the opportunity to license your canine...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Seasonal Flu Shot appointments

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is offering seasonal flu shots at the CCPHSD Clinic in Flagstaff. To schedule an appointment, call the Clinic at 928-679-7222 or toll-free at 1-877-679-7272.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccination as the first and most important 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: September 11, 2017

Special Saturday Court

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The Flagstaff Justice Court and the Superior Court Clerk of the Court will hold a special Saturday Court, from 9 a.m. - noon, Sept. 16 at the Superior Court/Flagstaff Justice Court building, 200 N. San Francisco Street.

Justice of the Peace Howard Grodman, Clerk of Superior Court Valerie Wyant and Chairwoman of the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, Liz Archuleta initiated the Saturday Court services so people can receive court services who normally can’t du...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Coconino County Fair kicks off Labor Day weekend

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The annual Coconino County Fair is this Labor Day weekend at Ft. Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff, AZ.

The four-day event features live entertainment, exhibits, livestock shows and auction, carnival rides, interactive activities for youth and adults, and over 100 food and commercial vendors.

There is live entertainment for the whole family throughout the ev...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Coconino County offices closed Sept. 4 for Labor Day

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All Coconino County offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, records will remain open with limited staff from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please dial 911 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, dial 928-774-4523 to connect with the non-em...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Supervisors host Congressman O’Halleran roundtable

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors and Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-1) met for a roundtable discussion on Monday.

O’Halleran, Supervisors, elected County Constitutional Officers, county and congressional staff participated in the open meeting.

The group discussed several federal issues affecting Coconino County including National Monuments designation and Pa...

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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: August 18, 2017

Assessor visits Page Community Center

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Ruiz to discuss Senior Property Valuation Protection Program

Assessor Armando J. Ruiz will hold a meeting at the Page Community Center at noon, Aug. 21 to discuss property tax assistance and exemptions for senior citizens. Assessor Ruiz will present information regarding the Senior Property Valuation Protection Pro...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Historic Fort Tuthill Quad Dedication

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation dedicated the Historic Fort Tuthill Quad Tuesday.

The dedication celebrated the renovation of the Historic Quad, a site that served as the summer training facility of the Arizona National Guard from 1929-1948, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Renovation of the Historic Quad began...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Historic Fort Tuthill Quad Dedication

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Please join Coconino County Parks & Recreation for the Historic Fort Tuthill Quad Dedication at 10a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at Fort Tuthill County Park.

The dedication will celebrate the renovation of the Historic Quad, a site that served as the summer training facility of the Arizona National Guard from 1929-1948, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Fleas test positive for plague in additional location in Coconino County

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Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials confirmed that fleas collected in the Doney Park area, northeast of Flagstaff, have tested positive for plague (Yersinia pestis).

Last week fleas collected in the Red Lake area, approximately five miles northeast of Williams, tested positive for plague. The tests were conducted by the Center for Pathogen and Microbiome Institute at Northern Arizona University. 

CCPHSD is not...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Joint Land Use Study contract awarded

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Coconino County Board of Supervisors awarded MAKERS Architecture & Urban Design the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) contract during a regular board session this week.

The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Economic Adjustment awarded Coconino County a $532,700 grant for a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) earlier this year. The grant will be used to hire a consultant to provide recommendations for land uses that are compa...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

AzCourtHelp.org earns international award

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The National Association for Court Managers (NACM), in partnership with the International Association for Court Administration (IACA), awarded AzCourtHelp.org top honors for this year’s top 10 Court Technology Solutions Awards.

The awards are given each year to recognize courts that make the best use of technology to improve courts’ service and access to the public. AZCourtHelp.org was selected to receive the award over entries from Dubai, Rwanda and several other stat...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Fleas test positive for plague in Coconino County

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Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials confirmed that fleas collected in the Red Lake area, approximately five miles northeast of Williams, tested positive for plague (Yersinia pestis).

The tests were conducted by the Center for Pathogen and Microbiome Institute at Northern Arizona University.

CCPHSD is notifying area residents. The burrows are being treated and the area will be closely monitored to determine if further action is required...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Coconino County earns National Achievement Awards for innovative programs

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The National Association of Counties (NACo) awarded Coconino County multiple Achievement Awards and other recognitions. The awards honor innovative development within county government programs that enhance services for residents.

“We are honored to be among one of the counties to receive achievement awards from NACo” said Chairwoman Liz Archuleta. “We’re very glad to be recognized by NACo for our County Departments and the innovative program...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

County Manager Seelhammer wins Gabe Zimmerman Service Award

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The Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) awarded Coconino County Manager Cynthia Seelhammer the 2017 Gabe Zimmerman Civic Leadership Award.

The Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards are a statewide competition created to recognize outstanding non-elected public servants in three categories – Community Builder, Emerging Leader and Civic Leader. The awards recognize the commitment and ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Arguments ‘For’ and ‘Against’ WUSD ballot question sought

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Williams Unified School District #2 will hold an override election to exceed its revenue control limit by 10 percent on Nov. 7, 2017. Voters will be asked to vote on the following issue:

  • To adopt a General Maintenance and Operation Budget which exceeds the revenue control limit specified by statute by 10 percent for fiscal years 2018-2019 through 2022-2023 and in fiscal years 2023-2024 and 2024-2025, the amount of the proposed increase wi...
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Posted on: July 19, 2017

The Art of Sustainable Building Display

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The 2017 Sustainable Building Award recipients will be highlighted during a photography exhibit titled “The Art of Sustainable Building.”

The exhibit will be available for public viewing at the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport from July 19 – Aug. 18 and other locations to follow.

“The Art of Sustainable Building” theme was chosen to express the importance of aesthetics...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Siren system test in Oak Creek Canyon

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Sedona Fire District and Coconino County Emergency Management will test the emergency siren system in Oak Creek Canyon at approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 26.

This system is designed to notify Oak Creek Canyon and Uptown Sedona residents of severe emergencies that require evacuation.

The sirens will be used when the National Weather Service issues a Flash Flood Warning for Oak Creek Canyon. If the sirens sound, ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

County removes fire restrictions

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In coordination with area partners such as the U.S. Forest Service and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, Coconino County will remove fire restrictions at 8 a.m., Tuesday, July 18.

Significant moisture and fewer wildland fire starts throughout northern Arizona  has decreased the fire risk in the region. When local area U.S Forests lift fire restrictions, the Coconino Wildland Defense Ordinance allows for Coconino County Eme...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Back to School and Community Health Fair in Page

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District is hosting the Page Back to School and Community Health Fair, from 10 am - 1 pm., Saturday, July 22 at the Page High School Gym, 434 Lake Powell Blvd., Page, AZ.

Students grades K – 12 will receive free backpacks and school supplies, while supplies last. Students must be present and complete an event passport to receive a backpack.

Students can receive vaccinations required for Arizona school entry and va...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is sponsoring a low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, July 22 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Coconino Humane Association, 3501 E. Butler Ave.

Rabies vaccinations will be $10 per dog and cat. Fees for other vaccinations will vary and only cash or check will be accepted. The Kaibab Veterinary Clinic will provide services.

CCPHSD Animal Management will also be offering the opportu...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

County to downgrade to Stage 1 fire restrictions

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Stage 2 fire restrictions rescinded

Coconino County will rescind Stage 2 fire restrictions at 9 a.m., Thursday, July 13. Stage 1 restrictions will remain in effect and is in coordination with the National Forest Service and the State of Arizona.

Monsoonal rainfall throughout northern Arizona...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Fiscal Year 2018 budget adopted by Board of Supervisors

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors adopted the County’s $192 million Fiscal Year 2018 budget during its public meeting June 27.

The County balanced the FY 2018 budget and maintained a projected fund balance over the course of the County’s ten-year plan. Due to sensible planning and increased revenues in the past year, the County will be able to invest in several projects to increa...

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Posted on: June 10, 2017

Boundary Fire Community Meeting

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Coconino County District 5 Supervisor Lena Fowler will host a community event with the Boundary Fire Type II Incident Team to answer questions about the fire.

The meeting will start at 4 p.m. Arizona Time (5 p.m. Daylight Savings time) Monday, June 12, at the Tuba City Chapter House, Tuba City.

A meteorologist from the team will explain wind patterns, expected fire and smoke behavior and the forecast over the ne...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Finance Department recognized for excellence in financial reporting

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Coconino County Finance Department the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

The award recognizes the department’s commitment to meeting the highest principles of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Summer food safety tips

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Summer is the time for picnics and cookouts but these outdoor activities can present food safety challenges.

Summer is the time for picnics and cookouts but these outdoor activities can present food safety challenges. Bacteria in food multiply faster at temperatures between 41°F and 140°F, so following food safety guidelines during the warm summe...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Supervisors update Wildfire Defense Ordinance

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors updated the Wildfire Defense Ordinance during a special session last Wednesday, May 3.

The updates clarified language in the ordinance and strengthened the coordination of fire-related activities between fire management jurisdictions within the County.The largest wildfires in Coconino County, the Schultz and Slide Fires, were human caused. ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

County / City release Courthouse and Administrative Space Project RFI

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Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff are issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to seek ideas and opportunities related to the development of a City and County downtown courthouse and additional administrative spaces.

Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff are issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to seek ideas and opportunities related to the development of a City and County downtown courthouse and additional administrative spaces.

The RFI is the first of a multi-...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Summer ramada reservations available for County parks

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County Parks and Recreation to accept online reservations Tuesday, Feb. 21

County Parks and Recreation will begin accepting summer ramada reservations on Feb. 21, 2017. There are 11 ramadas at four County parks available for rental.

Ramadas are used to host parties, reunions and get-togethers. They are available for rent...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Vendors wanted for 2017 Coconino County Fair

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Coconino County Parks and Recreation is currently accepting vendor applications for the 2017 Coconino County Fair, to be held Sept. 1 – 4, 2017 at Fort Tuthill County Park. Vendors may submit applications for amuseme...

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