Vista Transit service to resume Monday for essential trips only: Transit Center to remain closed

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

The City of Sierra Vista plans to resume regular Vista Transit bus service on Monday, March 30, with additional safety procedures in place to help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19 and urges riders to only use the service for essential trips. “We understand that transit service is vital to those who rely on it. Right now, Vista Transit should …

SVPD reminds drivers to heed hands-free law

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

After a recent increase in rear-end collision resulting from distracted drivers using cell phones, the Sierra Vista Police Department reminds motorists that Arizona approved a hands-free law in 2019 and urges drivers to change their behavior now. Violating the state’s hands-free law is considered a primary offense, meaning officers may pull drivers over and issue a warning if they are …

City Council meetings canceled; City Hall lobby now closed

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

The City of Sierra Vista has canceled the City Council work session scheduled for this afternoon and the City Council meeting scheduled for Thursday evening as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. The next regularly scheduled City Council work session is set for Tuesday, April 7, at 3:00 p.m. and the next City Council meeting …

SVPD arrests woman for abusing 21-month-old child

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local woman on 24 felony charges related to child abuse after police received a call from a local pediatric care provider concerned by the nature of a 21-month-old patient’s injuries. SVPD received the call on March 12, after the 21-month-old patient was brought in for a forearm fracture and X-rays showed the fracture …

City tightens COVID-19 precautions in lobbies

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Mayor urges business to prioritize safety The City of Sierra Vista will no longer accept in-person payments at City Hall and has closed all other City facility lobbies aside from the Sierra Vista Police Department and Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center as additional measures against the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. The City Hall lobby remains open but …

Sierra Vista limits restaurant service to dine-out, closes public gathering spaces

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With the confirmation of the first positive case of COVID-19 in Cochise County, the City of Sierra Vista is implementing Governor Ducey’s executive order to limit restaurant service to dine-out only and to close bars, gyms, and movie theaters. The announcement comes on the heels of Governor Ducey’s Thursday announcement that restaurants in Arizona counties with confirmed COVID-19 cases may …

Task force makes six DUI arrests in St. Patrick’s Day detail

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made six DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Tuesday, March 17, due to St. Patrick’s Day.   The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Bisbee Police Department, and Huachuca City Police Department. The detail resulted in …

City to suspend transit service until March 30 after Friday

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Paratransit service to continue during suspension The City of Sierra Vista will close the Vista Transit Center and suspend bus service effective close of business on Friday, March 20, as an additional measure to limit the potential spread of COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus. The suspension will remain in effect until Monday, March 30. Like other recent City …

Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center access limited to appointment only

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

City closes King’s Court, considers further prevention measures for COVID-19 Sierra Vista, AZ.  03/17/20. In accordance with the latest guidelines issued jointly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the White House, the Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center requests that people call for an appointment before stopping by for pet adoptions or services. The change, which takes …

City to cancel events, close facilities that draw large crowds

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

In accordance with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, and the White House, the City of Sierra Vista is cancelling or postponing upcoming community events and closing some public facilities that draw large groups of people to help limit the spread of COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus. The CDC issued a …