Council approves IDA economic development revenue bonds

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The Sierra Vista City Council approved the issuance of economic development revenue bonds by the Industrial Development Authority of the City of Sierra Vista at its meeting on Thursday. The proceeds of the bonds will be loaned to the Georgetown Community Development Authority, a Washington-based nonprofit organization, for the purpose of financing and refinancing the acquisition and improvement of community …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Oct. 2 detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Bisbee area on Saturday, October 2, due to a large concert held at Warren Ballpark. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Bisbee Police Department. The detail resulted in the following: 61 traffic stops …

Task force makes two DUI arrests in Rex Allen Days weekend detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Willcox area on Saturday, Oct. 2, due to Rex Allen Days weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Benson Police Department, and Willcox Police Department. The detail resulted in the following: 133 traffic stops …

Second suspect arrested in North Garden shooting

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Sierra Vista police arrested a second suspect in the Oct. 3 shooting incident on North Garden Ave., fueled by an altercation that ended in an exchange of gunfire that struck a nearby apartment building and convenience store. Detectives identified Edwardo Roman, Jr., 23 of Tucson, as a second suspect in the shooting. Roman turned himself in after speaking with detectives …

North Garden shooting leads to one arrest

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Sierra Vista Police arrested one suspect on multiple drug and firearms charges on Tuesday stemming from a shooting and altercation on North Garden Ave. early Sunday morning. At about 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3, Sierra Vista Police responded to the Circle K on North Garden Ave. following a report of a disturbance between two individuals there. After the altercation, …

SVPD glows purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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The exterior of the Sierra Vista Police Department will glow purple throughout October once again as part of the agency’s annual efforts to support Domestic Violence Awareness Month. SVPD will also host informational displays inside its lobby, at the Mall of Sierra Vista, and at National Night Out, which will take place in Veterans Memorial Park on Tuesday, Oct. 5, …

Council approves development code amendments

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At its regular meeting on Thursday, the Sierra Vista City Council approved amendments to the City’s development code that provide additional flexibility and clarity. The proposed text amendments were unanimously recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission and received no comments during a 30-day public comment period. The amendments revise the definitions of “finished grade” and “building height” to be …

Agencies affirm their commitment to address water and ecological conservation near the San Pedro River in Southeast Arizona

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The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Gila District, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Huachuca, Cochise County, and City of Sierra Vista affirmed their commitment to water and ecological conservation of the San Pedro River and Sierra Vista subwatershed area by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperative monitoring and management of the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area (SPRNCA) and …