Better Bucks non-profit partnership opportunity

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The City will soon be accepting proposals from non-profits to manage the Better Bucks program. Qualifications and the proposal process for non-profit applicants interested in managing the program will be posted on Feb. 1.  The Better Bucks program will help those experiencing homelessness with the purchase of essential items, using Better Bucks instead of cash. Better Bucks are not yet …

Annual Street Maintenance 2022

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The City typically conducts its planned annual street maintenance project each spring when temperatures are ideal for asphalt work and the summer rains have yet to arrive. That’s true again this year, with repairs moving forward in three Sierra Vista neighborhoods. The bid for the City’s annual street maintenance project was recently awarded to KE&G and crews got started doing …

The Cove Fall Break Schedule

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See special hours for The Cove for the week of Oct. 10-16, 2021. Plans for a special Tsunami Night on Friday, Oct. 15 from 6:00-10:00 p.m.!

Cybersecurity education and training partnership sets global precedent

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The City of Sierra Vista is launching a new partnership with the University of Arizona and Social-Engineer, LLC to give U of A students real-world experience in social engineering techniques while improving City employees’ ability to recognize and avoid attempted cyber attacks. Based in Sierra Vista, the University of Arizona’s College of Applied Science & Technology (CAST), along with Social-Engineer, …

Council to consider sewer connection fees

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The City Council will be considering raising the sewer connection fees at its September 9, 2021, regular meeting.  The meeting will be held in Council Chambers, second floor of City Hall, at 5 p.m.

Sierra Vista rescinds COVID-19 emergency declaration

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Face coverings no longer required, facilities to reopen Monday In light of declining COVID-19 cases, increasing availability of vaccines, and the latest executive order from Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller has rescinded the City’s emergency declaration associated with COVID-19 effective 9 a.m. today. As a result, face coverings are no longer required by the City of …

Snowy weather may delay trash pickup

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Snow is in the forecast for next Monday and Tuesday, and that could mean a delay in trash pickup for Sierra Vista refuse customers, due to slippery roads and inter-agency coordination. “Keeping the public, and our drivers, safe is our top priority,” says Public Works Director Sharon Flissar. When road conditions improve, trash collection will resume if the Cochise County …

Coronado-Moorman intersection to close Dec. 2 for construction

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The Coronado Drive pavement replacement project is moving into Phase 2, which will temporarily close the intersection at Coronado Drive and Moorman/Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, effective Dec. 2. The intersection closure, along with the closure of the section of Coronado Drive between Moorman Avenue and Fry Boulevard, will remain in place until the project is completed, likely in mid-December. …

#MaskerPiece Contest

Adam Curtis At A Glance

The Arts and Humanities Commission is sponsoring a contest to showcase our local artistic talent using a new accessory in our lives…masks! The Sierra Vista Maskerpiece Contest is open to all ages and levels of artistic experience. To participate, area residents can use traditional or non-traditional items to “glam up” a face covering. To enter, email your #SVMaskerPiece photos to …

Small Business Rent & Mortgage Relief Grant

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Governor Doug Ducey announced on Aug. 13 that $10 million, provided by Arizona’s Crisis Contingency and Safety Net Fund will go toward rent and mortgage assistance for Arizona small businesses required to pause operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through a partnership with the Local First Arizona Foundation, the newly developed Arizona Small Business Rent and Mortgage Relief Grant program …