Construction begins Monday on Avenida Cochise

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A project to replace pavement on Avenida Cochise, east of Highway 92, is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 17, and construction will continue through June as part of the City’s annual street maintenance work. Starting Monday, Avenida Cochise will be closed from the frontage road east of Highway 92 to Calle Mercancia and this closure will remain in place …

Refuse driver Chuy Estrada selected as ICMA “Community Hero”

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The International City/County Management Association has selected City of Sierra Vista Refuse Driver Chuy Estrada as one of 10 Community Heroes from a pool of nominees working in local governments across the country. For the people who have worked with Estrada over his nearly 33-year career with the City, the recognition isn’t surprising. “That’s just Chuy,” Refuse Supervisor Darrin Stensby …

Upcoming facility and street closures

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Several Leisure and Library Services facilities will be closed until noon on Saturday, April 15, and some road restrictions will be in place to accommodate the Firebolt Youth Triathlon. The Cove, the Sierra Vista Public Library, the Ethel H. Berger Center, and the Oscar Yrun Community Center will not open until noon on Saturday. Access to the sports fields on …

Event helps residential refuse customers tackle spring cleaning

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City residential refuse customers can get rid of unwanted bulky items, household hazardous waste, and other extra trash for free at Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, April 15, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Pedro Castro Maintenance Center, located at 401 Giulio Cesare Ave. Residential refuse customers should bring a copy of their residential sanitation bill for verification and …

SVPD assists federal agents with kidnapping arrest

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The Sierra Vista Police Department assisted Homeland Security Investigations and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents with the arrest of two men on Tuesday evening, including a Sierra Vista resident wanted for kidnapping. Investigators conducted surveillance of 40-year-old Brian Meyers, who had a felony arrest warrant for kidnapping, and 25-year-old Derek Tessman, also a Sierra Vista resident, in the 100 block …

Bystanders use CPR to revive drowning child

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Last week, Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services and the Sierra Vista Police Department recognized two local women for performing potentially life-saving CPR on a 2-year-old boy who nearly drowned at a local apartment complex pool recently. “We didn’t know what we were doing, but we did it,” Cierra Walker said, during a brief recognition ceremony at Fire Station 2 …

Fitch and Moody’s reaffirm City’s healthy bond ratings

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Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings both reaffirmed the City of Sierra Vista’s outstanding bond ratings last week, citing effective debt management, ample reserves, a relatively low long-term liability burden, and a sound approach to budget management that helped the City weather an economic downturn. In its supporting comments for a reaffirmed rating of Aa3 last week, Moody’s said “The …

Multi-agency search at Sierra Vista residence nets multiple arrests

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The Sierra Vista Police Department joined forces with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security Investigations, and the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office to execute a search warrant on Thursday evening, which resulted in the arrest of three adults and the referral of one juvenile. The warrant was served at a residence in the 200 block of North 3rd Street on …

Grant will boost City’s economic development efforts

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The Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment has awarded the City of Sierra Vista a grant of more than $720,000, which will launch two initiatives dedicated to diversifying the local economy to make it less reliant on the defense sector over the next two years. That grant total includes a local match of nearly $80,000, which is being provided …