Posted on: March 16, 2023
Parks & Recreation is hosting public meetings about the proposed Coconino County Fair fee updates. Two meetings have been scheduled for the public to hear the presentation, ask questions, and inform the Department of any concerns they may have.
Those meetings are scheduled for Saturday, March 18 beginning at 10:00 a.m. and on Wednesday, March 22 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Both meetings will be held in person at the Fort Tuthill County Park Mess Hall Conference Room and online through Microsoft Teams...Read on...
Posted on: March 14, 2023
The Coconino County Parks & Recreation Department is now offering ramada rentals for the 2023 season. Ramadas are available seven days a week for full or half days. Rental rates range from $46 to $114.
Ramadas are perfect for gatherings of many sizes, with the smallest ramada serving up to 20 people and the largest up to 125. They may be used for birthday parties, reunions, get-togethers, and other gatherings.
Ramadas are available at Fort Tuth...Read on...
Posted on: March 11, 2023
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors and the County Manager’s Office were saddened to hear of the recent passing of two Navajo lawmakers who made lasting contributions to the Navajo Nation and Arizona over their long careers of public service.
Former Navajo Nation President Peterson Zah passed away Tuesday evening at the age of 85. Zah served as Chairman of the Navajo Nation from 1981 to 1987. In 1985 he worked with the Council to create the Navajo Nation Permanent Trust Fund, an investment tha...Read on...
Posted on: March 8, 2023
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors (Board) unanimously approved a proclamation on at their March 7 regular session designating March 2023 as Women’s History Month in Coconino County.
“Coconino County is proud to join the nation’s celebration of Women’s History Month,” the proclamation reads. “The 2023 theme ‘Celebrating Women who Tell our Stories’&...Read on...
Posted on: March 4, 2023
Significant snowfall and resulting snow loads have caused several roofs to collapse within the Flagstaff area. The City of Flagstaff and Coconino County are encouraging residents to check structures for signs of damage or stress.
These signs can include:
- Sagging ceiling tiles or boards, ceiling boards falling out of the ceiling grid, and/or sagging sprinkler lines and sprinkler heads
- Sprinkler heads deflecting below suspended ceilings
- Popping, cracking, and creaking noises
- Sagging roo...
Posted on: March 1, 2023
At this week’s special session of the Flood Control District Board of Directors they approved acceptance of two new Federal grants that will enable the District to immediately proceed with the first phase of long-term flood mitigation projects.
The Schultz-Pipeline Flood Area is defined as the neighborhoods downstream of nine major watersheds damaged by the Schultz Wildfire in 2010 and the Pipeline Wildfire this past year. The District, along with several engineering partners, have determined th...Read on...
Posted on: February 24, 2023
Public Hearing: February 28, 6 p.m. via Zoom
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors is considering a new ordinance that would regulate short-term rental properties in Coconino County.
There will be a virtual public hearing about the ordinance on February 28 at 6 p.m. via Zoom followed by ...Read on...
Posted on: February 17, 2023
On September 21, 2022, Coconino County announced that updated digital flood hazard maps for the portion of Oak Creek Canyon in Coconino County would become effective March 21, 2023.
The flood maps are known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). They show the extent to which areas recently re-mapped in Coconino County’s portion of Oak Creek Canyon are at risk for flooding. These flood maps are used to help determine flood in...Read on...
Posted on: February 16, 2023
Cheryl Mango-Paget, County Superintendent of Schools, would like to announce Coconino County’s 2023 Spelling BEE winner is Calliope Hill from Montessori School of Flagstaff.
Calliope was determined the winner upon spelling the word “trilby” correctly after battling through the last few rounds with runner up Ember Evans from Flagstaff Christian School and third place winner, James Janik from Mount Elden Mid...Read on...
Posted on: February 15, 2023
At their February 6, 2023 special session, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors approved the Coconino County Parks and Recreation Fort Tuthill County Park Management Plan.
In the fall of 2022, the public was able to provide comment on the draft of the Fort Tuthill County Park Management Plan, which were factored into the final draft. The plan’s table of contents include the natural environment of the park, cultura...Read on...
Posted on: February 15, 2023
The public is invited to comment on proposed Coconino County Fair admission fee changes until April 11, 2023.
The proposed recommended fees affect admission prices for adults, seniors, and active-duty military/veterans as well as the parking fee. Youth ticket prices would not change for the 2023 Fair but would change in 2024. Attendees ages 5 years and younger wi...Read on...
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Representatives of the Coconino National Forest are planning community meetings to solicit public input prior to implementation. Should the proposed fire restriction changes be adopted, they will be in place by April 2023.
Coconino National Forest Representatives Present Proposed Changes to Fire Restrictions to Board of Supervisors
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. —The Flagstaff Ranger District (FRD) of the Coconino National Forest is consider...Read on...
Posted on: January 25, 2023
By establishing a committed fund of $12 million, the Board creates assurance that the District can meet the required match to continue implementation of projects in the Schultz/Pipeline Flood Area.
County Board of Supervisors Approve Grant Match
Totaling $12 Million to Secure Federal Funding for
Schultz/Pipeline Flood Mitigation Projects
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Coconino County Board of Supervisors (Board) approved...Read on...
Posted on: January 13, 2023
At their first meeting of the new year the Coconino County Board of Supervisors took time to acknowledge the upcoming International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
At their first meeting of the new year the Coconino County Board of Supervisors (Board) took time to acknowledge the upcoming International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, 2023 and unanimously approved a first-of-its-kind proclamation to recogniz...Read on...
Posted on: December 23, 2022
The $1.7 trillion Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations Bill was passed by Congress today, expected to be signed by President Biden tomorrow.
Congress acted today to approve the Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which includes funding for federal programs that support post-wildfire watershed restoration and flood mitigation. The legislation includes an overall $925 million for the U...Read on...
Posted on: December 21, 2022
Maia Rodriguez will take office on January 3, 2023
At the final Board of Supervisors (Board) meeting of 2022, the Board completed the weeks long process of appointing a candidate to fill the vacant office of Justice of the Peace for the Page precinct, selecting Maia Rodriguez to serve through 2024.&nb...Read on...
Posted on: October 26, 2022
Coconino County’s annual Winter Parking Ordinance goes into effect on November 1, 2022.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Coconino County’s annual Winter Parking Ordinance goes into effect on November 1, 2022. The ordinance, which will remain in place until April 1, 2023, prohibits vehicles from parking along county-maintained right of ...Read on...