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Posted on: January 9, 2018

County Board appoints James Jayne Interim County Manager

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors selected James Jayne as Interim County Manager. Jayne is replacing previous Manager Cynthia Seelhammer, who resigned today.

Seelhammer, a 2017 Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Award Winner, served as County Manager since 2013. She has more than 30 years of experience working for small towns, large cities and counties in three different states.“On behalf of the Board of ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Coconino County Offices closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Jan. 15, 2018 in honor 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 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please dial 9-1-1 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, dial 928-774-4523 to connect ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Applications sought to fill Maine Consolidated Governing Board vacancies

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey is seeking applicants for three vacant seats on the Maine Consolidated Unified School District 10 Governing Board.

Per MCUSD Bylaws, the appointments will be two-year terms ending Dec. 31, 2020.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 can&rs...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Fox in Oak Creek Canyon tests positive for rabies

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) was recently contacted regarding an individual in the Oak Creek Canyon area (near Sedona )who was attacked by a fox.

CCPHSD Animal Management responded and sent the fox to the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) State Laboratory where it tested positive for rabies.

The individual who was exposed is receiving post exposure rabies prophylaxis treatment. CCPHSD is ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Electronic WIC program launched in Coconino County

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The Arizona Department of Health Services has completed a multi-year effort and launched a system replacing paper checks with a card for families that participate in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program.

 The new system, called “eWIC,” will make it easier for families to access healthy foods.“The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) WIC Program provides services to nearly 2,000 participants each m...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

Coconino County offices closed for winter holidays

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 and Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 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 Monday, Dec. 25 and open Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 from 8 a.m.  – 4 p.m., with limited...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

County hosts State Legislative Roundtable

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District 6 & 7 Legislators join county elected officials for a policy discussion

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors, Constitutional Officers, representatives from the County Supervisor’s Association and County staff hosted District 6 and 7 State Legislators for a roundtable discussion Tuesday, Dec. 12.The group discuss...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Valerie Wyant elected President of the Clerk’s Association

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Clerk of the Superior Court, Valerie Wyant has been named the President-Elect of the Arizona Association of Superior Court Clerks (AASCC).

The President works as the liaison between the AASCC, the Arizona Supreme Court’s Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), the Arizona Association of Counties (AACo), state legislators and various other agencies.“I am thrilled for th...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Hantavirus confirmed in recent traveler to northern Arizona

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Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials have announced a confirmed case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) in a recent traveler to the County from outside Arizona.

The individual traveled to multiple areas in northern Arizona and it is unknown where the current case contracted the virus.The disease is transmitted to people who come into contact or breathe infected urine, droppings and/or saliva of wild mice (primari...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Supervisors update Winter Parking Ordinance

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The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to approve winter parking ordinance 2017-11 during a public hearing Tuesday, Nov. 7.

The new 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.Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute § 11-251, the County Board of...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

District 3 County Supervisor Matt Ryan named Board Chair

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District 5 Supervisor Lena Fowler appointed vice-chair

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors named District 3 Supervisor Matt Ryan as the next chair of the Board. He replaces District 2 Supervisor Liz Archuleta.Ryan said he was looking forward to finishing out the 2017 as chair and serving the people of Co...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Subaru donates delivery vehicle for Meals on Wheels

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Subaru of America, Inc. donated a 2018 Subaru Outback to Coconino County Community Services Department in partnership with Meals on Wheels America, the only one donated in Arizona.

Coconino County Community Services drives 2,515 miles on average each month to deliver meals, and the donated Subaru will enable the staff and volunteers to reach 64 more seniors and serve 1344 more meals each month. The vehicle was presented to Coconino ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Coconino County Offices closed Veterans Day

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All Coconino County offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 10 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: October 31, 2017

Adult Probation Department issues naloxone for opioid emergencies

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The Coconino County Adult Probation Department recently issued Naloxone to all probation officers. Naloxone (sold under the brand name Narcan) is an opioid reversal drug used in suspected opioid overdoses.

The department trained all officers to recognize suspected opioid overdoses and how to correctly administer naloxone in the field. While numbers of reported overdoses are low in Coconino County, officers are now equipped to address them.

“Our pro...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Subaru donates delivery vehicle for Meals on Wheels

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Subaru of America, Inc. donated a 2018 Subaru Outback to Coconino County Community Services Department in partnership with Meals on Wheels America.

Keeping with its commitment to support local communities nationwide, Subaru of America and Flagstaff Subaru will present the vehicle to Coconino County during a special ceremony on Nov. 6.Each month, Coconino County Community Services drives an average of...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

County Parks and Recreation Receives Natural Resource Award

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Coconino County Parks and Recreation (CCPR) received the Natural Resource Award from Arizona Parks and Recreation Association for Rogers Lake Recreation improvements.

Since 2011, CCPR has been incorporating recreation improvements at Rogers Lake County Natural Area while celebrating sustainability with residents and visitors.

Enhancements to the natural area were intended to engage the visitors and designed sustainably ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Nominations open for 2018 Coconino County Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year

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The sixth annual Coconino County 2018 Teacher of the Year and first annual Rookie Teacher of the Year Award nominations are now open.

These awards recognize the contributions of state-accredited, full-time teachers from pre-kindergarten - 12th grade in Coconino County.

The Teacher of the Year awards recognize three exceptionally skilled and dedicated teachers, and rookie teachers, who ha...

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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 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 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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