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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.

By SUE TONE, The Daily Courier January 27, 2018
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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.

January 25, 2018
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Offices up for election in Yavapai County
Candidate packets are available now

Candidate packets are available now

By Jennifer Volpe January 20, 2018
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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.

January 11, 2018
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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.

January 11, 2018
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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.

By The Daily Courier August 1, 2017
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The IRS reminds people that they can know pretty easily when a supposed IRS caller is a fake.

June 24, 2017
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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.

June 1, 2017
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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.

By By SUE TONE, Contributing Reporter May 16, 2017
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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. 

May 6, 2017
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Culinary Arts and Intergovernmental Agreements are on Tuesday’s agenda for Valley Academy of Career and Technical Education’s governing board.

April 22, 2017
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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.

By By SUE TONE, Contributing Reporter February 28, 2017
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Yavapai College was recently recognized by two different college rating organizations for its quality, affordability, and academic excellence.

February 14, 2017
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Wednesdays beginning March 1, the Prescott National Forest Trails and Wilderness program will commission volunteers to perform trail work in the Verde Valley.

February 14, 2017
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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, working with the Public Works Department, is announcing a community cleanup in Black Canyon City.

February 9, 2017
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Attracting and retaining teachers is at the root of the Yavapai County Education Foundation’s efforts.

February 4, 2017
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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.

December 20, 2016
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Yavapai County department heads received merit raises of either 2 or 3 percent, as approved by the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.

By By SUE TONE Contributing Reporter November 23, 2016
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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).

November 20, 2016
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The Superior Court welcomes public comment on four finalists for the Judge Pro Tem position.

November 10, 2016
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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.

By By SUE TONE, Contributing Reporter November 5, 2016
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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.

November 5, 2016