City to require face coverings in public effective Saturday

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At a special meeting today, the Sierra Vista City Council voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Rick Mueller to issue an emergency declaration. Mueller issued an emergency declaration requiring that people over the age of 10 wear face coverings or shields while in public in Sierra Vista when physical distancing of at least 6 feet is not possible, effective Saturday, June …

Witnesses help police catch man who tried to steal car

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on several charges including armed robbery after witnesses interrupted his attempt to steal a car and then provided information that enabled police officers to locate and identify the man. SPVD police officers responded to the Safeway parking lot, located at 2190 E. Fry Blvd., at about 7:15 a.m. on Friday, July …

Council approves annexation of Big O Tires property

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The Sierra Vista City Council unanimously approved the annexation of the Big O Tires property located at 1988 S. Highway 92 at its regular meeting on Thursday. The property owner, Cochise Roadworks LLC, agreed to sign a pre-annexation agreement for the property in 2019 if the City agreed to construct and finance a driveway access located within the Avenida Cochise …

Task force conducts Fourth of July DUI detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made no DUI arrests when it conducted a saturation detail in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, July 4, due to the Independence Day weekend.  The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Huachuca City Police Department, and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. The detail …

Local man arrested on child sex charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on Tuesday, June 30, on six felony charges stemming from an investigation into reports of child molestation. The investigation began on June 11, when SVPD received allegations that 32-year-old Sierra Vista resident Aaron Dibuono had sexually molested a minor in 2012. Detectives with the SVPD Special Operations Bureau were able to …

Fourth of July holiday closures

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City facilities will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. Friday’s trash pickup will shift to Thursday, July 2, and Thursday’s pickup will occur on Wednesday, July 1. No special pickups will be available on Wednesday. The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will be open (by appointment only) on Friday, July 3 …

City adopts tentative budget

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The Sierra Vista City Council unanimously approved the fiscal year 2020-21 tentative budget at its regular meeting on Thursday, capping the City’s budget for next fiscal year, which starts July 1, at $86,748,629. Changes within that cap may still be made until the City Council votes on the final budget adoption at its July 23 City Council meeting. The tentative …

Enjoy aerial fireworks display on Fourth of July

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The Sierra Vista Rotary Club, in partnership with the City of Sierra Vista, will present the community an aerial fireworks display in celebration of Independence Day starting shortly after 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 4. Other annual Fourth of July activities typically held in Veterans Memorial Park have been cancelled due to health guidelines protecting against the spread of COVID-19. …

Face coverings recommended, not required in Sierra Vista

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The City of Sierra Vista will continue to recommend the use of face coverings in public when social distancing is difficult but will not require their use. Gov. Doug Ducey announced on Wednesday that local governments may issue such mandates. That decision was largely based on the request of Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino. Nogales and Santa Cruz County have continued …