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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Request for Proposals now accepted for Frontiere Property

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Coconino County Parks and Recreation issued a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for possible uses, management and operations of the buildings and immediate area (approximately 30 acres) of the 240-acre Frontiere Property at Rogers Lake.

The County seeks to contract with a professional operator(s) possessing the knowledge, experience and expertise to manage and operate a venue such as the Frontiere Property. The County is open to working collaboratively and creatively with public and priv...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Summer ramada reservations available for County parks

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County Parks and Recreation to accept online reservations starting Feb. 20

County Parks and Recreation will begin accepting summer ramada reservations on Feb. 20, 2018. There are 11 ramadas at four County parks available for rent.Ramadas are used to host parties, reunions and get-togethers. They are available for rent seven days...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Coconino County Offices closed in honor of President’s Day

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Feb. 19, 2018 in honor
of President’s Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, Dispatch, Patrol and Detentionwill be open. Records will be open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please dial 9-1-1 for emergencies. For nonemergencies,dial 928-774-4523 to connect wit...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Free tax preparation available in Tuba City and Fredonia

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District 5 Supervisor Lena Fowler, in conjunction with United Way of
Northern Arizona, is hosting free tax preparations in Tuba City and Fredonia, Ariz. until April 16.

IRS-certified volunteers will be available to help qualified taxpayers prepare and electronicallyfile State and Federal tax returns for free. Families and individuals with a household incomes of$75,000 or less are eligible for this service through the Vol...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

County announces 2018 Spelling BEE

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Coconino County’s top 21 spellers will compete at the County Spelling BEE this weekend. The County BEE will begin at 10 a.m. on Feb. 10 in Coconino High School’s mini-auditorium at 2801 N. Izabel St., Flagstaff.

The 2018 Coconino County Spelling BEE consists of home, public, charter and private school students from throughout the County who won their school or district Spelling BEE. Each year the Rotary Clubs from Flagstaff, Grand Canyon and Williams school distr...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Property Tax Exemption Programs

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The Assessor’s office is now accepting applications for the Widow/Widower and
Disability Property Tax Exemption Programs.

Arizona law offers several property tax exemption programs for individuals. This program reduces thetaxable value used to calculate an individual’s property tax bill. These programs are designed forwidow/widowers and disabled persons, although t...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Free flu shots offered in Page, Arizona

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is offering free flu shots from 9 - 11:30 a.m., Feb. 7, at the CCPHSD Northern Region office, 467 Vista Ave. Page, Ariz. No appointment is needed.

Influenza (flu) is still at elevated levels in Coconino County. Health Officials recommend that individuals who have not received a flu vaccination get one now. Getting a flu shot can reduce the risk of getting the illness and lessen the severity of the s...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Joint Land Use Study Community Meeting

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The public is invited to attend a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) meeting on Feb. 6. There will be a presentation at 6:15pm with opportunities for the public to ask questions and provide feedback.

The project team will summarize project goals and present an initial list of compatibility issues and shared interests between United States Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station (NOFS), Arizona Army National Guard Camp Navajo (Camp Navajo), and local munic...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Free flu shots offered at CCPHSD Clinic

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is offering free seasonal flu shots (while supplies last) 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.

Influenza (flu) activity continues to increase in Coconino County. Health Officials recommend that individuals who have not received a flu vaccination get one now. Getting a flu shot can reduce the risk of getting the illness and lessen the severity of th...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Mobile Service Days offered in County Communities

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The Coconino County Assessor, Treasurer and Recorder’s offices will continue Mobile Service Days in 2018. Each office will deliver the functionality and services regularly provided directly to communities throughout the County.

Staff from each office will be available to meet with citizens, provide general services and answer questions. People can apply for  property tax exemption programs, pay a tax bill, record documents and register to vote.“We received a l...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

County launches Pre-Disaster Plan

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County officials launched the Bill Williams Mountain Disaster Planning Initiative today in Williams, Ariz.

 The initiative includes developing a pre-disaster plan for the City of Williams if Bill Williams Mountain sustains a major wildfire.A recent study conducted by J.E. Fuller Hydrology and Geomorphology, at the direction of the County’s F...

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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: 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 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: 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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