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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Pre-Wildfire Studies Reveal Significant Threat in Watershed Above Flagstaff

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Two recent pre-wildfire studies from the Coconino County FCD confirm there is a significant wildfire and post-wildfire flood threat in the Upper Rio De Flag Watershed above Flagstaff, with potential to cause substantial economic impacts to the region.

Spanning 21,500 acres on the western side of the San Francisco Peaks, the Upper Rio De Flag Watershed is a heavily forested area comprised of steep slopes and drainages that feed into the Rio De Flag—Flagstaff’s primary waterway. In 20...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Board of Supervisors Reaffirms Opposition to the Pinyon Plain Uranium Mine Through Resolution

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The Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world, home to the Havasupai people, and jewel of Coconino County is at risk of contamination from the Pinyon Plain Uranium Mine which sits just outside the southern entrance ...

to the park where 4.5 million people visit each year.?? 

The mine is above the Redwall-Muav aquifer which feeds streams and springs throughout the Grand Canyon and is the sole source of agricultural and drinking water for the Havasupai Tribe who l...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Treasurer Sarah Benatar Wins 2023 Controller of the Year Award

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The 2023 Controller of the Year Awards recently recognized Coconino County Treasurer Sarah Benatar as the winner of Controller of the Year for the Government Category.

Benatar has served as Treasurer of Coconino County since being appointed in 2014, winning reelection in 2016 and 2020, and was the youngest County Treasurer in Arizona. She serves the County as an officer of the Arizona County Treasurer’s Associ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Board of Supervisors Approves Proclamation Designating February 2024 as Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

At the February 6, 2024 meeting of the Coconino County Board of Supervisors (Board), the Board unanimously approved an official proclamation designating February 2024 as Black History Month in Coconino County ...

... joining in the nationwide celebration and recognition of the history of the African Diaspora and African Americans who continue to be contributors to the achievements of the United States. 

In designating February as Black History Month, the B...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Debuts Interactive Dashboard

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The Coconino County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) is pleased to release its Justice Statistics dashboard. The dashboard is designed to provide Coconino County residents with a high-level overview of criminal justice system activity.

It was created through a collaborative effort between multiple Coconino County and City of Flagstaff agencies and will provide residents with important information on community safety, diversion programming, and the overall operation of their criminal jus...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Flood Control District Completes Phase II of the Park Way Sediment Basins

Phase 2 of Park Way Sediment Basins Complete

The Coconino County Flood Control District has delivered another substantial element of post-wildfire flood mitigation to Flagstaff’s Spruce Avenue Wash Flood Corridor/Museum Flood Area ...

... with completion of the second and final phase of the Park Way Sediment Basins Project.

The Park Way Sediment Basins Project is one of a suite of ongoing post-wildfire flood mitigation projects in Spruce Avenue Wash, which was heavily impacted by flood ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

Coconino County Opens New Elections Center in Flagstaff

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The Coconino County Elections Department announced today the opening of the new Elections Center in Flagstaff. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, and was attended by local dignitaries, including Arizona SOS Adrian Fontes.

The new Elections Center, spanning 9,000-square-feet, provides space for the entire Elections Department staff to work on-site, consolidating operations under one roof. The Center emphasizes County leadership’s commitment to integrity and transp...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

County EM Logistics Section Chief Completes Advanced Program at Naval Postgraduate School

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The Coconino County Manager’s Office along with Emergency Management are pleased to congratulate Kelsey Nielsen with CCEM for completing the Emergence Program at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security on Jan. 19, 2024.

Nielsen currently holds the position of Program Coordinator/Logistics Section Chief for CCEM, where she has actively assisted with three significant wildfires and more than 40 post-wildfire flooding incidents in Coconino County since 2022. 

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Board of Supervisors Appoints Adam Hess to Represent District 3 in 2024

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In their first official action at their first meeting of 2024, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors appointed Adam Hess of Bellemont to represent District 3 through the rest of 2024.

Hess, a 27-year-veteran of the United States Army and long-time resident of Coconino County, was appointed by the Board after an extensive recruitment process that began with the announcement of Supervisor Matt Ryan’s retirement in October 2023....

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Coconino County Board of Supervisors Approves Youth Behavioral Health Project

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors approved the implementation phase of the Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) Youth Behavioral Health Project (YBHP) at their December 12, 2023, regular meeting.

The YBHP, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), will offer preemptive behavioral healthcare for youth utilizing a hub and spoke youth-based and youth–led model. YBHP facilities and services will provide emotional, physical, and social s...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Green Party of Coconino County Qualifies for 2024 Ballot

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Coconino County’s Elections Department would like to announce that the Green Party of Coconino County has qualified as a new party for County races in the 2024 Primary and General Elections.

On November 17, 2023 the Green Pary of Coconino County filed a purported 258 petition sheets with 1,993 signatures. Upon receipt and after processing, the Coconino County Elections Department (Elections) counted 1,997 signatures submitted and rejected 42 ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Board of Supervisors Names Top Candidate to Fill District 3 Vacancy in 2024

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At their regular meeting on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors (Board) concluded the District 3 vacancy process by unanimously naming their top candidate to serve the remainder of retiring Supervisor Matt Ryan’s term.

After brief comments regarding the candidates, interviews, and selection process, the Board named Adam Hess of Bellemont to represent District 3. 

“We feel Mr. Hess is the best candidate to hit the ground running in this very short appoi...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

Coconino County’s Winter Parking Ordinance Begins Wednesday, Nov. 1

Winter Parking Ordinance begins Monday, November 1

Coconino County’s annual Winter Parking Ordinance 2022-06 goes into effect next Wednesday, Nov. 1.

The ordinance, which will remain in effect through Monday, April 1, 2024, prohibits vehicles, trailers, and storage containers from being parked in County-maintained rights-of-way at all times during snow season. 

Between Nov. 1 – April ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: September 4, 2012

Missing Person Braonain Dakota McGinnis

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

2023 CCSO Memorial Day Activity

SUBJECT: Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Memorial Day Weekend Activity Summary
Coconino County, AZ;    The 2023 Memorial Day Weekend, encompassing May 26-29, resulted in a significant increase in calls for service and incidents...
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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Missing Person David Clark Wilkinson

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Please visit https://www.facebook.com/CoconinoSheriff for a larger image of missing person David Clark Wilkinson and additional information. Thank you. 

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