Council to consider sewer connection fees

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The City Council will be considering raising the sewer connection fees at its August 26, 2021, regular meeting.  The meeting is 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of vaccines, and the latest executive order from Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller has rescinded the City’s emergency declaration associated with COVID-19 effective 9 a.m. today.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 …

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 …

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. …

2021 Coed Youth Basketball

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The City is now accepting registration for a 2021 Coed Youth Basketball Program to gauge the community’s interest. The program is open to girls and boys ages 5 through 15. Registration is open until Dec. 11. The program is being planned with enhanced safety protocols associated with COVID-19. Fees will be collected after December 11 once the program has final …

#MaskerPiece Contest

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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 …

Know when to mask up

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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

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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.