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 twice a year (January 1 and June 30) 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 …

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 …

RFP: SVMPO Road Design Standards

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The City of Sierra Vista, on behalf of the Sierra Vista Metropolitan Planning Organization, is soliciting requests for proposals to update their Road Design & Construction Standards & Specifications. Click here for more information.

Apply for Limitless Teen Leadership Conference

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The City is now accepting applications for the 2017 Limitless Sierra Vista Teen Leadership Conference set for Thursday, Feb. 23, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sierra Vista Public Library. In its second year, this day-long conference provides area high school juniors and seniors with an outstanding opportunity to learn about leadership, community building, and goal attainment. The …

Code of Ordinances

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The City’s ordinances are included in the American Legal Publishing database. To view the City of Sierra Vista Development Code: Article 151 and standards and details for food establishments, click here.

Vista Transit routes 4 and 5 combined

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Due to a staffing shortage, service on Vista Transit routes 4 and 5 will be combined and will run hourly from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. This change, effective December 5, 2016, is temporary and regular service will resume when staffing levels are restored. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience. Click for Vista Transit …

Youth Arts Festival seeks artists to lead activities

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The 2017 Youth Arts Festival, sponsored by the Cochise College Art Department and the Sierra Vista Arts & Humanities Commission, seeks local artists, craftspeople, writers, musicians, and actors to provide stations at the Saturday, February 18, 2017 event from 10-3.  This event is free and open to the public, and provides an opportunity for local families to discover their children’s …