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Posted on: June 7, 2021

SLATE FIRE UPDATES

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Updates will be provided here on the Slate Fire.

From Coconino National Forest - June 15 at 10:29 a.m.:

Highway 180 has reopened following a week-long closure caused by the Slate Fire, which is located 23 miles northwest of Flagstaff and is now at 11,012 acres and at 16 percent containment.&...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Board of Supervisors adopt tentative budget

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors tentatively adopted the County’s $276 million Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget during its public meeting on June 8. The FY 22 budget includes approximately $28 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Cinder Lake Landfill Fire Updates

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An update from the City of Flagstaff

A smoldering fire at the city of Flagstaff’s Cinder Lake Landfill is currently under control by Landfill staff and Summit Fire Department. The Landfill is currently operational with no danger to the public. Landfill staff would like to remind cu...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Countywide Stage 2 Fire Restrictions to Begin Friday

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Stage 2 fire restrictions will begin at 8 a.m., Friday, June 11 across Coconino County. Fire restrictions are to help protect public health by reducing the number of human-caused wildfires.

The County has been in Stage 1 fire restrictions since May 14. The County is enacting Stage 2 restrictions due to forecasted weather and very high fire danger. Restrictions are in coordination with Coconino and Kaibab National Forests and other agencies i...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Coconino County Earns National Achievement Award for its Forest Restoration Initiative

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Coconino County’s Forest Restoration Initiative has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo).

The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. NACo recognized Coconino County’s Forest Restoration Initiative Program in the category of County Resiliency: Infrastructure, Energy & ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Coconino County Fair to be Held In-Person Labor Day Weekend

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The decision to move to an in-person event was done thoughtfully with the greatest consideration for COVID-19 safety protocols, the County’s community transmission levels, and CDC recommendations.

With guidance from Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) and consideration of the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on outdoor activities and large events, Coconino County Parks & Recreation w...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Coconino County Offices Closed for Memorial Day

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 31, 2021 in honor of Memorial Day. 

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, Dispatch, Patrol and Detention will be open. Records will ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Coconino County Board of Supervisors Lifts Mask Proclamation in Line with CDC Guidance

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During Tuesday’s meeting, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors lifted its Face Covering Proclamation effective June 1, 2021.

During Tuesday’s meeting, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors lifted its Face Covering Proclamation effective June 1, 2021. The rescission of the Proclamation results in masks no longer being required in indoor and outdoor settings in Cocon...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Governing School Board Candidates to be interviewed for Maine Consolidated School District seat

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget would like to announce interviews are scheduled for Thursday, June 3 for the two Governing School Board Member open seats at Maine Consolidated School District #10. The candidates are Misty Ride...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Coconino County Board of Supervisors Brings Internet Access to Rural Communities

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In partnership with SpaceX, Coconino County is delivering reliable high-speed internet to 45 rural households with the launch of state-of-the-art satellites seen throughout Arizona’s night sky recently.

Coconino County began conversations with SpaceX, an aerospace manufacturer founded by Elon Musk, when Vice-Chair Lena Fowler and Coconino County’s Chief Information Officer Matt Fowler both met with the company in 2019. This resulted in...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Green Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Realtor Training on Tuesday, May 18

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The Coconino County Sustainable Building Program in partnership with Northern Arizona Association of Realtors will be providing a free virtual training on Tuesday, May 18 from noon to 1:30 p.m. on the Green Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

With the creation of the Northern Arizona’s Green Multiple Listing Service, realtors and homeowners can now input green features, such as solar panels, spray foam insulation, and Energy Star qualified appliances when selling a home, making it ea...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Fort Tuthill COVID-19 Vaccination Site Closing

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Coconino County Health and Human Services to Shift Focus to Pop-up Vaccine Clinics

The final day of operations for the Fort Tuthill COVID-19 Vaccination Site located at 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop in Flagstaff is Tuesday, May 18. Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) vaccination operations will shift to special pop-up vaccination...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Coconino County Moves to Stage One Fire Restrictions

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Coconino County will move to Stage One fire restrictions in the unincorporated areas of the County, including on private lands, in coordination with similar actions by the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests and other agencies in the area. Fire ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Northern Region COVID-19 Vaccination Site at NAU expected to Open to Age 12 and Over on Thursday

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Walk-ins are welcome at state-run sites

The state-run Northern Region COVID-19 Vaccination Site will open to anyone 12 years of age and over on Thursday, May 13, subject to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The site currently administers the Pfizer COVID-19 vacc...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Coconino County Education Service Agency Creating a Culture of Educator Appreciation

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In honor of Teacher Appreciation week, Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget asks us all to take some time to thank the exemplary educators of Coconino County who have made a difference in the lives of our children.

“This is the value of the teacher, who looks at a face and says there is something behind that and I want to reach that person, I want to influence that person, I want to encourage that person, I want to enrich, I want to call out that person who is behin...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Flagstaff & Williams Justice Court Pilots New Online System

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Among the many consequences of COVID-19 are its effects on the criminal justice system, including the safety of participants who appear in court.

Flagstaff and Williams Justice Courts are piloting a procedure that allows criminal defendants the opportunity and choice to appear by remote online methods while still being aware of all their legal rights and protections along the way. &nbs...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Coconino County Adult Probation Offices Moved to 420 N San Francisco Street Flagstaff

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The Coconino County Adult Probation office moved from 222 E Birch Avenue Flagstaff, AZ to their new address at 420 N San Francisco Street Flagstaff, AZ.

“Adult Probation is happy to do our part in the County's Space Reimagined Initiative which looks for solutions and cost savings as it relates to office space and remote work.  By moving into a smaller office footprint, the Adult Probatio...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Arizona Launching COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Flagstaff on April 19

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New facility continues expansion of vaccine availability statewide.

The state Northern Region COVID-19 Vaccination Site, a partnership with Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), Coconino County, Northern Arizona University (NAU) and Northern Arizona Healthcare, will open in Flagstaff on Monday, April 19, administe...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Coconino County Moves to Phase 1c; Includes 35 and Older in Vaccine Eligibility

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There are vaccine appointments available immediately.

Coconino County, is expanding vaccinations to include Phase 1c individuals and those aged 35 and older effective immediately. There are vaccine appointments available immediately.

“Coconino County is pleased with the positive demand for vaccines from our c...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Coconino County Superior Court Congratulates Bryon Matsuda on Retirement.

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Casie Lightfoot Appointed as Director of Juvenile Court Services.

Coconino County Superior Court, through Presiding Juvenile Court Judge Ted Reed, announced the retirement of long-time Director of Juvenile Court Services, Bryon Matsuda, on April 30, 2021. Matsuda served a dedicated career over 47 years to improve the li...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Coconino County Relocates Human Resources Offices as part of Facility Consolidation Plan

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The Human Resources Department is now located on the 3rd floor of the County Administration Building at 219 E Cherry Ave in Flagstaff.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz – Coconino County has completed the move of its Human Resources Department to the County Administration Building as part of a multi-layered series of facility consolidation efforts to save the County on leased space costs. The Human Resour...

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