Know when to mask up

Adam Curtis At A Glance

Gov. Doug Ducey recommends that Arizonans mask up whenever they are out in public and here in Sierra Vista face coverings or shields are required in many situations. Exactly when and where in public wearing a face covering is required depends first on whether a person can continuously maintain at least 6 feet of distance from other people. If they …

Tentative FY20-21 budget approved

judyhector At A Glance

On June 25, Sierra Vista City Council approved the City’s FY 2020-2021 Tentative Budget, capping the amount at $87,873,456. The final budget may be less than or equal to this amount, but may not exceed it. Resolution and Official Budget Forms may be viewed online.

We must be better

Adam Curtis At A Glance

This guest column by SVPD Chief Adam Thrasher was published in the Herald/Review today. Over the last week many people have asked me and fellow members of the Sierra Vista Police Department about our thoughts on the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. As police officers, we were horrified by the actions of our peers …

2020 Chip Seal Work Underway

Adam Curtis At A Glance

Crews started laying down chip seal in several local neighborhoods today with work set to continue through the weekend before it wraps up early to mid next week.   The City conducts much of its planned street maintenance between April and the end of June each year when the pavement temperatures are warm enough but before the summer monsoon rains arrive. This …

Kid’s W.O.R.L.D. Summer 2020 Registration

Adam Curtis At A Glance

The City is hosting a modified summer recreation program based on guidelines provided by the White House and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To get started, download the registration packet. The program is currently planned to run from May 26 through July 24, from 6:40 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the City’s Activity Center located at 3030 E. Tacoma …

Seeking softball officials

Adam Curtis At A Glance

The City of Sierra Vista is seeking softball officials in preparation for adult softball leagues.  To learn more and begin the process access the necessary form here. For any procedural questions, please email Debbie.Felix@nullSierraVistaAZ.gov or call (520) 452-7025.  For more information about league play or use of sports facilities, contact the Sports Division by calling (520) 515-4999 or emailing Sports@nullSierraVistaAZ.gov.

Library launches curbside pickup program Monday

Adam Curtis At A Glance

While the library’s lobby will reopen Monday, to include takeout orders at the café located inside, most of the library building will remain closed until further notice and a curbside pickup program will be available in the interim. The curbside pickup program starts Monday and will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 4 …

SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program launched

judyhector At A Glance, Sierra Vista Economic Development News

As part of their response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Small Business Administration announced today the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. Businesses who qualify may apply for the loan, which will be fully forgiven if the funds are used for payroll costs, interest …

Donate toys to help firefighters spread Christmas cheer

Adam Curtis At A Glance

For 48 years, Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services firefighters have played the role of Santa’s elves by helping local families in need ensure their children have something fun to unwrap for Christmas. The department’s annual Christmas Toy Drive is once again ramping up in preparation for bringing a little Christmas joy to about 250 to 300 area families. Firefighters …

2020 Youth Arts Festival Proposals

Adam Curtis At A Glance

 The Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission and Cochise College are seeking proposals from artists and craftspeople to host activities for children in kindergarten through eighth grade at the Youth Arts Festival in February. The 2020 Youth Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, February 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sierra Vista campus of Cochise College, …