January 26 and 28 City Council meetings canceled

judyhector Public Affairs Press Releases

The Sierra Vista City Council work session and meeting scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday of this week have been canceled due to staffing issues related to COVID-19. Some City staff have been placed on quarantine to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The City conducts rigorous contact tracing, and that can mean a short quarantine for those who may have …

Text to 911 services are now available in Cochise County

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases, SEACOM Press Releases

This press release is being distributed on behalf of Southeastern Arizona Communications (SEACOM).  Sierra Vista, AZ. 03/03/21. Southeastern Arizona Communications (SEACOM), Benson Police Department, Bisbee Police Department, Douglas Police Department, and Willcox Police Department are all now capable of receiving Text to 911 calls, thanks to funding from the Arizona Department of Administration. Residents should still call 911 as their …

Submit your Art of 2020 by March 31

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Area residents have one more month to submit their Art of 2020 for inclusion in an exhibit hosted by the City of Sierra Vista Arts & Humanities Commission later this year. Residents of all ages can enter by emailing photos or video links to ArtsandHumanities@nullSierraVistaAZ.gov by Wednesday, March 31. Submissions will be celebrated at a live event in 2021 held …

Development code changes move forward for 30-day comment

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

The Sierra Vista City Council voted unanimously to move forward two proposed development code changes for official 30-day public comment periods at its regular meeting on Thursday. One proposed code change would create a process for the City to provide additional flexibility to a resident or homeowner to modify their home to accommodate a disability. The process would allow the …

Police find three people dead in apartment

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

The Sierra Vista Police Department found three people dead inside a local apartment after responding to a suspicious circumstances call on Wednesday, Feb. 17. SVPD responded to Port Royale Apartments shortly before noon on Wednesday. When officers arrived at the apartment, they found three bodies, each with a single gunshot wound. The deceased were identified as 47-year-old Gerardo De La …

Police seek public’s help to identify armed robbery suspects

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

The Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects who committed an armed robbery at the Circle K located at 97 N. Garden Ave. in Sierra Vista this morning. SVPD received a call at about 6:40 a.m. reporting the robbery. The caller stated that a white woman had entered the store with a white man …

Input sought on Citywide Parks Master Plan

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Residents can help shape the future of parks located throughout Sierra Vista by offering input that will inform the development of a Citywide Parks Master Plan. To share your thoughts, head to engage.sierravistaaz.gov and take the brief online survey. Residents can also pin desired park amenities on a map showing Sierra Vista’s parks and share why that addition is important …

Council adopts recreational marijuana regulations

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

The Sierra Vista City Council voted 5-2 to approve code amendments laying out local rules for recreational marijuana establishments and limits on what can be done with recreational marijuana while on City property at its meeting on Thursday. Proposition 207, which was passed by Arizona voters in November, allows for the adult use of recreational marijuana within the state. The …

Task force makes one DUI arrest in Super Bowl Sunday detail

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made one DUI arrest during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Sunday, Feb. 7, due to Super Bowl LV. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Huachuca City Police Department, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, and Bisbee Police Department. The detail resulted in the …

Presidents’ Day holiday closures

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

All City facilities will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. Monday’s trash pickup will shift to Tuesday and Tuesday’s pickup will occur on Wednesday. There will be no special pickups available on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday pickups are unaffected. There will be no Vista Transit bus service on Monday, Feb. 15.