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Loss of revenue from federal programs costs county $5.3M

Supervisors begin working on next year’s budget

The loss of two federal program revenues comes as no surprise to Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, but a combined $5.3 million is a hit to the $227.9 county million budget.

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VVPOA membership OK’s bylaws amendments

At Jan. 16 General Meeting, members of the Verde Village Property Owners Association ratified the 2017 Bylaws Amendment, a project that has been months in the making.

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Offices up for election in Yavapai County

Candidate packets are available now

Candidate packets are available now

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BOS to hold meetings about renewing ¼-cent sales tax

During the months of January and February, Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will be holding meetings with organizations all across Yavapai County to discuss and answer questions about the ballot issue coming to a vote in March of this year.

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Jail District Election could move to May 15

The date of the all mail-in Special Election for the Yavapai County Jail District Sales Tax Extension could be moved to May 15 if the Board of Supervisors approve the change this Friday.

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Yavapai Co. projects 2017-18 budget savings of $1.8M

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will save the residents of Yavapai County nearly $1.8 million when the budget, scheduled to be voted on next month, is approved.

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IRS warns of continuing scams

The IRS reminds people that they can know pretty easily when a supposed IRS caller is a fake.

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David McAtee named public information officer for Yavapai County

June 4, David McAtee will officially transition from his position as the Public Information Officer (PIO) for the Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) and the Community Health Center of Yavapai (CHCY) to the newly created PIO position for the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.

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Repair, grading, paving of county roads impacts budget

County supes review requests for new grader, personnel

This past 2016-17 fiscal year was a tough one for county roads, Public Works Director Byron Jaspers told the county board of supervisors during budget talks April 26.

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Pavement preservation project underway at Montezuma, Tuzigoot

A pavement preservation project will be taking place at Montezuma Castle, Montezuma Well, and Tuzigoot over the next several weeks, according to a news release. 

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Verde Valley News Roundup

Culinary Arts and Intergovernmental Agreements are on Tuesday’s agenda for Valley Academy of Career and Technical Education’s governing board.

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County to consider jail tax this week

County supervisors once again will examine whether to ask voters for a continuation of the quarter-cent sales tax that has funded the county jail since voters approved it in 2000.

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Yavapai recognized for online education quality, affordability

Yavapai College was recently recognized by two different college rating organizations for its quality, affordability, and academic excellence.

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Prescott National Forest looking for volunteers for Verde Valley trail crew

Wednesdays beginning March 1, the Prescott National Forest Trails and Wilderness program will commission volunteers to perform trail work in the Verde Valley.

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Community cleanup set for Black Canyon City

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, working with the Public Works Department, is announcing a community cleanup in Black Canyon City.

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Yavapai County Education Foundation renews efforts to attract, retain teachers

Attracting and retaining teachers is at the root of the Yavapai County Education Foundation’s efforts.

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YCSO receives $250,000 grant to address mental health issues

Sheriff's Office hopes to provide evaluations, services to 1K inmates

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, for the Mental Health Collaboration Program: Planning and Implementation.

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County supervisors use $1.3 million for merit raises to department heads, others

Yavapai County department heads received merit raises of either 2 or 3 percent, as approved by the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.

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Top 10 tidbits from Workforce Development Plan

Yavapai County agency puts people to work

VERDE VALLEY – Putting people to work is the goal of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and here in Yavapai County, that task falls to the Northern Arizona Council Of Governments (NACOG).

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Four finalists for Judge Pro Tem; court seeks comments

The Superior Court welcomes public comment on four finalists for the Judge Pro Tem position.

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Yavapai County Supervisors approve 10% raise for certified sheriff’s officers

County supervisors expressed their difficulty in deciding whether to approve a request for a 10-percent increase, one pay range, for certified positions in the Sheriff’s Office at the Wednesday, Nov. 2, Yavapai County board meeting.

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August single family home sales spike from one year ago

Home sales data through August of 2016 released by Yavapai County Assessor Pamela J. Pearsall indicates that single family residential median home prices saw a spike in a year-over-year comparison. The median sale price of a single family home for August 2016 was $268,500 compared to $236,900 from August 2015, resulting in a 13.3-percent increase for that month.