Recycle Christmas trees for free

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

For many people, there is still no substitute for a live Christmas tree and the City of Sierra Vista enables area residents to put those trees to good use once the holiday is over. Starting Wednesday, Dec. 27, Christmas trees, without decorations, can be recycled free of charge by dropping them off at the City’s compost facility on Highway 90. …

Closures and service changes for Christmas and New Year’s

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

All City facilities will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25, in observance of Christmas Day. The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will also be closed on Saturday, Dec. 23. Monday’s trash pickup will shift to Tuesday, Dec. 26, and Tuesday’s pickup will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 27. There will be no special pickups available on Wednesday, December 27. All …

Announcing the 2017 Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards Winners

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller and the Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission are proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards. A selection committee formed of members of the Arts and Humanities Commission determined the winners based on nominations received from the public. The winners will be recognized at an awards reception on Sunday, …

Library to close for carpet replacement in January

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The Sierra Vista Public Library is scheduled to be closed to the public for about one week starting Monday, Jan. 22, while the facility’s carpet is replaced. The closure will ensure the carpet replacement project can be completed as quickly, safely, and efficiently as possible. The library will accomplish this key maintenance priority in the current fiscal year by using …

Artists sought to host Youth Arts Festival activities

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The Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission and Cochise College are seeking artists to host art-based activities for children in grades K-8 during the Youth Arts Festival on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sierra Vista campus of Cochise College. Participating artists will be provided with basic supplies, lunch, and a $50 stipend. Organizers are …

Premier Alliances, City partner on grant for accessible playground equipment

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The Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona has fully funded a grant for the purchase and installation of accessible playground equipment at Veterans Memorial Park. Premier Alliances, Inc. partnered with the City to submit the application for $50,000 from the Legacy Foundation’s Innovative Grant Cycle. This joint project will result in the addition of several new pieces of playground equipment specifically …

SVPD takes part in state DUI enforcement kickoff

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The Sierra Vista Police Department and partner agencies from the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force attended the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety’s holiday DUI enforcement kickoff event in Tucson today. The local agencies joined elected officials, public safety personnel, city and county staff members, prosecutors, liquor distributors, restaurant association representatives, and ride service providers to spotlight upcoming DUI holiday …

Road closures planned for Christmas Light Parade

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

The Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce’s 59th Annual Christmas Light Parade will head east along Fry Boulevard from 7th Street to Avenida Escuela on Saturday, Dec. 2, starting at 5:30 p.m., resulting in closures of major roads. The parade participants will begin staging along 7th Street, which will require the closure of 7th Street from Fry Boulevard to Golf …

Input sought on amendments to streamline building codes

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Amendments to streamline the City’s building codes and reduce unnecessary restrictions are currently open to public comment before coming up for final adoption at the Thursday, Dec. 14, City Council meeting. The proposed changes were approved by council for a 30-day public comment period earlier this month and comments will continue to be accepted until the Dec. 14 vote. The …