October 18, 2016
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Randall Hauk is the featured speaker at the Verde Historical Society’s Last Friday of the Month presentation in March.
Tuesday, the Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education governing board will recognize the February 2018 Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.
Plans for an animal therapy sanctuary got approval Monday at Cottonwood’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.
The Planning and Zoning Commission is planning to hold an election for Chair and Vice Chair Monday night. The election takes place annually.
Applicant Tom Pender is requesting an extension of conditions of zoning approval for the Skyline Apartment Project to maintain PAD (planned area development) zoning on three parcels on 5.78 acres located between 16th St. and Main St.
Patriot Disposal will be operating Cottonwood’s transfer station, thanks to an approved agreement by City Council on Tuesday.
The Cottonwood Police Department would like to present to the community a segment of its Citizen’s Police Academy.
The City of Cottonwood is currently experiencing an outage of email and some phone services. 911 is still functioning. If you need to contact fire or police for non-emergency calls please use 928-649-1397.
The Verde Valley Wine Consortium will present “Dia del Vino Rojo,” an all red wine event in Old Town Cottonwood on March 17 from noon to 6 p.m.
The Verde Valley Sanctuary will host a free workshop to discuss the issue of sexual harassment and sexual assault.
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The Cottonwood City Council is seeking candidates to fill two seats on the Planning and Zoning Commission.
There are two open seats on the Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission.
The Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Monday to discuss an outdoor merchandise display at an existing retail bicycle shop.
Two regional businesses are the latest beneficiaries of the VVREO Revolving Loan Fund. Galina Fine Jewelers of Cottonwood, a 10-year old retail operation, will use a loan to increase inventory, make store improvements and upgrade its marketing.
The City of Cottonwood is seeking two applicants for an Administrative Hearing Officer.
COTTONWOOD – It’s not that $42,000 is too steep a price to pay for government transparency, but more a matter of who all should chip in for the continued telecasts of Cottonwood City Council meetings and other public service broadcasting.
COTTONWOOD -- Due to recent counterfeit bills being accepted, the City of Cottonwood Transfer Station will no longer accept cash.
The City of Cottonwood’s Engineering Department is seeking input from the public regarding design considerations for the reconstruction of Mingus Avenue between 8th and Main Streets.
The City of Cottonwood will hold an informational open house on September 25, 2017, from 5-8 p.m., at the Cottonwood Recreation Center regarding the possible designation of an “Arts, Culture, & Entertainment District” in the area of North Main Street in Old Town
In July, Valley Academy of Career and Technical Education approved an Intergovernmental Agreement with Camp Verde, Sedona Oak Creek and Mingus Union school districts.
The City of Cottonwood’s engineering department is seeking input from the public regarding design considerations for the reconstruction of Mingus Avenue between 8th and Main Street.
Due to the monsoon storm this week, the City of Cottonwood Public Works Department rescheduled closure of 15th Street for Monday, Aug. 28.
Kindred at Home, in partnership with the Old Town Mission, seeks support for the third annual Local Food Drive which runs through the month of August.
Superintendent: Tech ed partnership likely discussed in September
The highlight to Tuesday’s meeting of the Mingus Union High School District governing board is not an item on the agenda – but an item conspicuously left off the agenda.
COTTONWOOD – Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council moved to wave the 5-percent cap on administrative approval of change orders during the construction of the Mingus Avenue waterline project.
The City of Cottonwood recently mailed the 2017 Citizen Satisfaction Survey to residents via their water utility bills.
The Cottonwood Airport Commission will be holding their regular meeting on Wednesday, August 9th at 6:00pm at the Cottonwood Recreation Center located at 150 S. 6th Street.
Monday, Valley Academy of Career and Technical Education could approve updated/revised Intergovernmental Agreements with Camp Verde Unified, Mingus Union and Sedona-Oak Creek school districts, as well as a Memorandum of Understanding with Camp Verde Unified School District.
Program starts Sept. 1
The Cottonwood Police Department is now accepting applications for the Fall 2017 Citizen Police Academy.
Galileo 33 Winery, Tasting Room and Restaurant is slated to be discussed at the 6 p.m. meeting.
COTTONWOOD – The Cottonwood City Council unanimously approved to adopt the proposed fiscal year 2018 tentative budget as presented, and to establish the city’s fiscal year 2018 expenditure limitation at $85,054,740.
Anderson relieved of duties until legal situation resolved
Marat Shkandin is the interim president of the Old Town Association.
May 12, at a City of Cottonwood employee appreciation event, Cottonwood Police Department Sergeant Monica Kuhlt received the award of Employee of the Year for 2016.
The Cottonwood City Council conducted interviews and appointed staff at a regular meeting Tuesday.
COTTONWOOD – Saturday is Cottonwood’s “Laffathon Day - an official holiday to celebrate laughter.
Amanda Wilber has been selected to fill the Human Resources/Risk Manager position at the City of Cottonwood.
COTTONWOOD – Friday, Catholic Charities’ The Loft - a drop-in day center serving the homeless - will be closing and transitioning into Manzanita Housing to serve vulnerable women.
The historic Cottonwood Civic Center, constructed in 1939 using local river rock, is scheduled to start a multi-phase restoration program, beginning Feb. 21, that will last for much of the rest of the year, according to a city news release.
COTTONWOOD – Cottonwood City Council will meet Feb. 14 for a work session to discuss their strategic directives and goals, according to Mayor Tim Elinski’s newsletter.
Dangerous driving conditions in Sedona results in run cancellations
Cottonwood Area Transit announced that the remainder of the LYNX runs for Tuesday have been cancelled due to severe winter driving conditions in the Sedona area.
Yes on commission/board application process, no on location qualification of Parks and Rec commission members
COTTONWOOD – The Cottonwood City Council met Jan. 17 to vote on the Vineyards at Cottonwood development, clarify minutes, review an application process, and discuss the location qualifications of a Parks and Recreation commission member.
Seven entities want a cut of the possible $950,000 in grant money that would benefit low- to moderate-income people, prevent blight or fix an urgent threat to health or safety.
The City of Cottonwood Utility Department will have a planned water outage on Willard Avenue between Beech and 89A.
COTTONWOOD – The Old Town Mission will host the Community Christmas Celebration Saturday from 5-8 p.m. The free event is sponsored by many groups, churches, and organizations in the Verde Valley.
The Planning and Zoning Commission met last week to discuss a mural for the Verde Valley Humane Society and the first phase of the Vineyards at Cottonwood subdivision.
No matter how long it’s been since your loved one died, grief can make the holidays a painful time.