City to require face coverings in public effective Saturday

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

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 …

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. …

Thanksgiving holiday closures and service changes

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Most City facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. While Vista Transit bus service will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, limited service will be offered on Friday, Nov. 27, to facilitate shopping trips on Black Friday. Vista Transit will run only its Red Line, which is its typical …

Serve on a citizen commission

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Local residents are invited to serve on one of the City’s boards, commissions, and committees that provide citizen input and advice in particular areas of focus. Numerous commissions currently have vacancies and each one has a unique focus like disability issues, tourism, and cultural diversity. While most are non-regulatory, some like the Planning and Zoning Commission play a formal regulatory …

Council approves court agreement with Cochise County

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

The Sierra Vista City Council unanimously approved an agreement with Cochise County for court co-location and operations at its regular meeting on Thursday. The agreement marks the conclusion of efforts by the county and City to update the funding formula used to the determine the City’s fair share of costs associated with the county conducting its municipal court services by …

Sierra Vista reinstates order requiring face coverings in public

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

As the number of COVID-19 cases rises locally and statewide, Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller has reinstated an emergency declaration requiring that people over the age of 10 wear face coverings or shields while in public when physical distancing of at least 6 feet is not possible, effective immediately. The original emergency declaration took effect on Saturday, June 27, and …

Coronado Drive maintenance project begins Monday

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Residents are reminded that Coronado Drive will be closed north of Fry Boulevard to Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway/Moorman Avenue for a pavement replacement project starting on Monday, Nov. 9. The closure will be in place for the duration of the project, which is expected to be completed in mid-December. The complete closure of the roadway will allow the project …

Veterans Day holiday closures and service changes

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

All City facilities will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. There will be no changes to the trash pickup schedule, however, no special pickups will be available on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Residents are also reminded to allow for safe space around their trash bin free of vehicles and any other obstructions when they …

Police arrest local man in Tucson on domestic violence warrant

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested 38-year-old Sierra Vista resident Travis Wells in Tucson on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 28, on domestic violence charges including kidnapping and aggravated assault after an arrest warrant was issued by a Cochise County court on Monday, Oct. 26. Wells had been arrested by the Sierra Vista Police Department on Thursday, Oct. 22, for …

Grants aid DUI enforcement efforts

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The Sierra Vista Police Department recently received two grants from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety that will enhance its DUI and aggressive driving enforcement efforts. A $31,829 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety will help cover the purchase of portable breath testers and the department’s overtime costs for impaired driving details, Covert Underage Buyers (CUB) details …