Join New Summer Swim Team

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We’re launching a new Summer Swim Team for kids ages 5-17 that will run on Mondays-Fridays from June 5 through July 29. Practices will be held from 8:30-10 a.m. each day. It will be a fun opportunity for kids of all skills that can swim at least 25 yards to enjoy some friendly competition and get a feel for the …

Take Part in Cycling Challenge May 1-31

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In recognition of National Bike Month, the City encourages local cyclists to take part in a free cycling challenge from May 1 through May 31 by logging their miles in Strava. Whether it’s on a mountain bike trail, on a multi-use path, or along the highway, every mile logged in Strava counts. Every 15 miles earns participants one ticket in …

Donate a Bicycle Rack

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The Cochise Bicycle Advocates is partnering with the City of Sierra Vista to enable private donors, clubs, and businesses to donate bicycle racks. Donors can either work with a property owner to identify a particular site where members of the Cochise Bicycle Advocates can install the bicycle rack or leave selection of a location up to the CBA. A $150 …

Seeking candidates for Economic Development Manager position

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The City of Sierra Vista, just 70 southeast of Tucson, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Economic Development Manager. The City, founded in 1956, has a long history tied to adjacent Fort Huachuca, and is the heart of the region’s medical, education, and commercial services, and is part of the Arizona Sun Corridor, a high tech megaregion that …

Temporary change to Vista Transit Routes 4 and 5

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Starting on Monday, April 17, a portion of Vista Transit Route 4 and 5 will temporarily change, and one bus stop will be temporarily closed, due to street construction on Avenida Cochise. The route, which normally crosses Hwy 92 on Avenida Cochise and turns north onto Paseo San Luis, will be rerouted to avoid construction. The temporary route will turn from Avenida …

Be a Vendor at the West End Fair

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The 12th Annual West End Fair is set for Saturday, May 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and there’s still time to sign up as a vendor! This year’s fair promises to be bigger than ever as the Southern Arizona Contractors Association brings its annual Home and Garden Show to the event. Quickly becoming a fair favorite, the Cochise …

Redevelopment Area FAQ

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Get answers to frequently asked questions about the proposed Redevelopment Area designation for the commercial area in west Sierra Vista. Get a PDF to print of read here. Frequently Asked Questions About Redevelopment Areas Q: What is redevelopment? A: Community redevelopment is an economic development strategy that many local governments are successfully using to improve living and economic conditions within …

Environmental Merit Award

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The Environmental Affairs Commission has created a new award program, the Environmental Merit Award. This recognition will be awarded annually to an individual, business, or service group that meets or exceeds environmental goals as outlined by the City of Sierra Vista. Areas of interest include water conservation, environmental stewardship, and recycling efforts. Some examples include planting native vegetation, rainwater harvesting, …

Lifeguard classes set

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The Cove will be offering classes for those interested in earning their lifeguard certification. The classes will be held from February 27-March 10 at The Cove. Participants must pass a pretest prior to registration, and pre-registration for the classes is required following the pre-test. Certificates earned include Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED & Waterpark skills. Any individual who successfully completed the course and …

Amended Bicycle Parking Code Up for Public Comment

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An amended code for bicycle parking was approved for a 30-day public comment period on Thursday, Jan. 26. The code would establish standards for bike racks and, as amended, no longer includes a provision to require bicycle racks for modified site plans. Bike racks would only be required for new construction, as is the case under existing City code. The code …