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At the direction of the Cottonwood City Council, the Planning Division brought back a list of changes that will give the city more clarity in latitude in dealing with property and situations deemed as nuisances.

By Jason W. Brooks September 5, 2020
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The write-in candidacy of a former Cottonwood City Council member had little impact on the race, as all candidates on the ballot claimed their offices Tuesday.

By Jason W. Brooks August 5, 2020
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Eight candidates for two positions on the Cottonwood Airport Commission are set to be interviewed by the Council during Tuesday’s meeting, set for 6 p.m. at the Cottonwood Community Clubhouse, 805 N. Main St. in Old Town Cottonwood.

By Jason W. Brooks July 18, 2020
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Cities, Yavapai County announce new closures
Gyms, bars, pools, county offices among those restricted

The executive order announced Monday by Gov. Doug Ducey had an almost immediate impact on Verde Valley communities.

By Jason W. Brooks June 30, 2020
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Cottonwood Council has full agenda for Tuesday
Agenda includes first reading of new sidewalk policy

Tuesday, the Cottonwood Council will again meet in its Community Clubhouse, but it still won’t have the public in attendance.

By Jason W. Brooks May 31, 2020
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Revenue and available funds will be less in Fiscal 2021 than the current year, and some tough adjustments will be necessary.

By Jason W. Brooks May 22, 2020
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The City of Cottonwood is implementing fire restrictions effective Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8 a.m.

May 13, 2020
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Traffic restrictions will be in-place on Camino Real, south of Fir Street, adjacent to Mingus Union High School for this installation of striping in the roadway for a pedestrian crossing.

By Staff report April 28, 2020
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MATFORCE put out a call Monday for supplies for three Verde Valley nonprofits that help citizens in crisis.

By Jason W. Brooks April 13, 2020
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Main Street ‘road diet’ contracts set
Slimming will make Main Street one lane in each direction from Mingus northward

Cottonwood’s Public Works Division has cleared one of its last major procedural hurdles in an attempt to make its longest street.

March 31, 2020
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The City of Cottonwood encourages citizens to support local restaurants by enjoying takeout service, but it is important that customers pick up orders and return home, according to a news release sent out Monday afternoon.

By Vyto Starinskas March 23, 2020
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City of Cottonwood offices and facilities will be temporarily closed to public, according to a news release, beginning Friday afternoon.

By Jason W. Brooks March 19, 2020
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With communication and social distancing both held in high importance since COVID-19 orders and recommendations were issued, an Internet service provider is offering a much-needed free service.

By Jason W. Brooks March 19, 2020
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Only a handful of actionable items are on the agenda for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. Cottonwood Council meeting in its chambers, located at 826 N. Main St. in Old Town.

By Jason W. Brooks March 14, 2020
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The City of Cottonwood has announced a street closure for the morning of Tuesday, March 3 in Old Town.

By Staff report March 2, 2020
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Tuesday, the Cottonwood Council is set to begin the longest continuous part of its annual cycle: the annual budget process.

By Jason W. Brooks February 9, 2020
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Prescott National Forest is seeking the help of volunteers in the Verde Valley to help construct the new Bullseye Trail No. 557 on Saturday, Feb. 8.

By Staff reports February 4, 2020
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A pair of Cottonwood commissions are set to hold their monthly meetings early this week, and both have full agendas.

By Jason W. Brooks January 25, 2020
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The Cottonwood Police Department recently received $29,474 in grant-in-aid funding from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for Arizona Traffic and Criminal Software & Electronic Crash Reporting Implementation Project – TraCs.

By Staff reports January 23, 2020
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Filling vacant seats on a few boards and commissions will be the Cottonwood City Council’s priority at Tuesday’s first regular meeting of 2020.

By Jason W. Brooks January 4, 2020
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COTTONWOOD — A project up for approval at this Tuesday’s Cottonwood Council meeting affects a small area, but it’s in a highly visible part of the city — and it continues a prioritized plan to fill in gaps for pedestrians.

By Jason W. Brooks December 14, 2019
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The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill two separate three-year-term seats on the Airport Commission.

By Staff report December 7, 2019
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From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Nov. 30, join The Muse Art Gallery and The Center for Universal Light for a Holiday Bazaar and Art Expo.

November 26, 2019
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Three people will interview for a vacant position on the Cottonwood Council.

November 26, 2019
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The City of Cottonwood's Utility Department will be replacing a water line and service crossings along Main Street, near Old Town, over the next two weeks.

By Staff report November 12, 2019
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COTTONWOOD — The next leader of a key City of Cottonwood department will come from a larger applicant pool than what initially materialized, at the direction of the city manager.

By Jason W. Brooks November 5, 2019
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COTTONWOOD — A City of Cottonwood ordinance that had its first reading last week would allow the city engineer to approve porous paving and surfacing options as alternatives to asphalt and chip-seal requirements.

By Jason W. Brooks October 22, 2019
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Workers will be working on overhead cable lines that will require the closure of the westbound lane of Mingus Avenue in the immediate work area, located between Seventh and Willard streets.

October 15, 2019
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During the May 14 work session, council directed staff to update some fees for use of parks, Recreation Center membership fees and rental rates for the Historic Clubhouse.

By Jason W. Brooks October 12, 2019
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The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill one seat on its Historic Preservation Commission for a partial term that ends March 6, 2020.

By Staff report October 10, 2019
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The Center of Universal Light, Naam Yoga Arizona and the City of Cottonwood will present a Global Gathering for Peace and Healing at 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Old Town Activity Park, located at 187 E. Pima St.

October 8, 2019
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The Cottonwood Fire and Medical Department is inviting everyone to join them at the fire station located at 191 S. 6th St., Oct. 17, 5-7 p.m. for an open house.

October 5, 2019
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Steps to Recovery Homes is hosting its fourth annual Northern Arizona Roots Music Festival and Poker Run Roots, Roll and Ride on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 E Cherry St. in Cottonwood, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

October 3, 2019
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If you are looking for a way to help the community, you may consider donating blood.

September 21, 2019
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Cottonwood Mayor Tim Elinski says this is a good reason for people to attend “Meet Me at the Hop, a Fabulous ‘50s Party,” on Saturday evening, Oct. 5, 6 p.m., at the Cottonwood Community Club House (formerly the Cottonwood Civic Center) in Old Town Cottonwood.

By Staff Reports September 17, 2019
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Cottonwood’s Old Town Mission is willing to expand its hours — if more volunteers can be located.

September 17, 2019
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The Cottonwood City Council has an expense of about $96,000 included in the consent agenda for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. regular meeting.

By Jason W. Brooks August 31, 2019
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Tuesday, the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School Board will consider whether the district’s current enrollment and budget capacity allow for an additional 1 percent pay increase to its certified and support staff.

By Bill Helm August 31, 2019
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Six water experts will visit the Valley to talk about important changes and conditions in Arizona water.

August 15, 2019
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The Verde Village Property Owners Association will have their quarterly Highway 260 cleanup on Saturday, Aug. 17, starting at 7 a.m.

By Staff report August 13, 2019
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EF Productions will present its 25th annual Celebration of Christmas from Dec. 6-9 at C3 Church in Cottonwood.

By Staff report August 13, 2019
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The City of Cottonwood is seeking candidates to fill one seat on the seven-member Parks & Recreation Commission who can fulfill a three-year term.

July 30, 2019
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Steps to Recovery Homes will host the fourth annual "Erase the Stigma Educational and Awareness Day" at the Cottonwood Recreation Center, Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

July 9, 2019
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City Manager Ron Corbin said one agenda item involves an avigation easement — a right of overflight in the airspace above or in the vicinity of a particular property.

By Jason W. Brooks June 30, 2019
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Cottonwood approves strategic plan
Airport discussion anticipated in April 13 public meeting

Airport discussion anticipated in April 13 public meeting

By Kelcie Grega April 6, 2019
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The City of Cottonwood Utility Department will be installing a water line connection at the intersection of 12th Street and Mingus Avenue.

April 4, 2019
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The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants for vacant seats on its Board of Adjustment and Historic Preservation Commission.

By Kelcie Grega March 21, 2019
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Due to the recent rains earlier this week the Contractor has had to push back the start date for the waterline work at the intersection of Mingus Avenue and Main Street. The current start date has been pushed back two days and will not begin on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. As previously mentioned, the nature of the work is weather dependent and may be subject to delays. Please exercise caution and obey all traffic control signs while traveling in the area.

By Kelcie Grega March 15, 2019
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The city’s strategic plan is intended to “guide decisions at all levels of the organization,” staff documents state.

By Kelcie Grega March 10, 2019
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COTTONWOOD – Four candidates have submitted their applications to fill the vacant seat on Cottonwood City Council.

By Kelcie Grega March 2, 2019
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Cottonwood City Council approved a Notice of Intent Tuesday to adjust fees for various city departments during a regular meeting.

February 23, 2019
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COTTONWOOD -- Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council will consider a Notice of Intent to adjust fees for the city’s building and safety; and Fire and Medical Departments.

February 16, 2019
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Cottonwood is soliciting applications for a new city council member.

February 8, 2019
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Manzanita Outreach, a local non-profit, is expanding its mobile Food Sharing program to Saturdays in Cottonwood.

February 7, 2019
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Cottonwood Parks & Recreation Commission viewed tentative plans the Cottonwood Riverfront Park Master Plan.

January 24, 2019
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COTTONWOOD -- Cottonwood City Council decided to allocate $10,000 in contingency funds to the Old Town Association for 2019 during Tuesday’s regular meeting.

By Kelcie Grega December 20, 2018
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COTTONWOOD -- Cottonwood City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday waiving required front and backyard setbacks in Old Town.

By Kelcie Grega December 20, 2018
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On Friday, December 14 from 6 – 9 p.m., Carlson Creek Vineyard will be opening their third tasting room in Cottonwood.

December 11, 2018
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COTTONWOOD – Music lovers and venue owners can rejoice.

By Kelcie Grega December 8, 2018
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Cottonwood City Council looked at an ordinance Tuesday that would waive required front and backyard setbacks in Old Town.

By Kelcie Grega December 8, 2018
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100 bicycles for children in need
Donate new or like-new bicycles to inaugural Christmas Cheer event

COTTONWOOD – Christmas is a time for giving and receiving.

By Bill Helm December 8, 2018
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Cottonwood Planning & Zoning approved a 60-foot tall mono-elm cell tower on Main Street Monday.

By Kelcie Grega November 21, 2018
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Community members and stakeholders from all over the Verde Valley had the chance to meet the finalists Friday morning at the Cottonwood Recreation Center.

By Kelcie Grega November 16, 2018
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The City of Cottonwood is expected to receive approximately $330,000 in FY19 federal CDBG funds from the Arizona Department of Housing Regional Account.

November 15, 2018
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COTTONWOOD -- One of the candidates for Cottonwood city manager position is being driven out of his role as Tempe public works director following complaints of workplace behavior, according to reporting by The Arizona Republic and Phoenix New Times.

By Kelcie Grega November 6, 2018
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Cottonwood City Council may approve a Notice of Intent to implement a use tax Tuesday.

By Kelcie Grega November 3, 2018
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Cottonwood announces finalists for city manager
Deputy City Manager Rudy Rodriguez listed as one of the candidates

The City of Cottonwood has narrowed down its list of candidates for a new city manager to five.

By Kelcie Grega October 30, 2018
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The City of Cottonwood recently underwent a Public Protection Classification review by the Insurance Services Office, Inc.. In this survey, ISO analyzed the structural fire suppression delivery system in the City of Cottonwood and has resulted in the city maintaining a PPC of “Class 2” effective Feb. 1, 2019.

October 27, 2018
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The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill three vacancies on the seven-member Board of Adjustment. These are volunteer, non-paid, three-year term opportunities for City of Cottonwood residents.

October 27, 2018
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The City of Cottonwood’s half-percent sales tax increase goes into effect Nov. 1.

By Kelcie Grega October 16, 2018
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National Night Out returns to Cottonwood in October
Tasing demonstrations continue – but not on volunteers

COTTONWOOD -- National Night Out is coming back to Cottonwood neighborhoods on Oct. 2 with the aim of heightening drug and crime prevention awareness.

By Kelcie Grega September 4, 2018
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As of October 1, the proposed new capacity fees for a typical new residential connection would be $1,124 for water service and $4,502 for wastewater service, totaling $5,626 for a typical new single-family residence in the city that receives both water and wastewater service.

September 4, 2018
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Cottonwood Planning and Zoning unanimously approved an extension of a conditional use permit for a new eatery in the building behind Main Stage at the Mingus and Main intersection.

By Kelcie Grega August 21, 2018
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Eatery at Main Stage slated for Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Monday
Starbucks hearing rescheduled for special meeting in September

Main Stage patrons may be seeing more food options in the space behind the popular bar and venue.

By Kelcie Grega August 18, 2018
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Cottonwood police officers soon will be “walking the beat” in a neighborhood near you to promote two of the department’s signature initiatives, the Neighborhood Officer and Safe Shopper/Safe Community Programs.

August 14, 2018
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Learn the basics of starting and growing your small business at the Small Business Boot Camp.

August 7, 2018
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The Cottonwood City Council will conduct a public hearing on the final fiscal year 2019 budget at 6 p.m., Aug. 7, at the City Council Chambers, 826 North Main Street, Cottonwood.

August 2, 2018
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