It’s heartbreaking that a child in our community can go to sleep at night, or in some cases, several nights, without a nutritious meal. As leaders, we need to do everything we can to make sure our children get the food they need to grow up healthy and strong. I’m proud that we have an active … [Read more...] about Feeding Flagstaff’s Hungry Children
The Coconino County Treasurer’s Office has now printed and mailed out tax bills for 2017. While some of us might grudgingly pay taxes, most of us probably understand that taxes are the price of living in our society. We know taxes pay for roads, public education, law enforcement, safe buildings, … [Read more...] about Understanding the Property Tax Process
This month, Coconino County kicked off its annual United Way of Northern Arizona (UWNA) Fundraising Campaign for our employees. As a Pacesetter for UWNA, we start our campaign early and end sooner to help set the tone for the rest of the area. We, at the county, could not succeed as much as we do … [Read more...] about Kicking Off the United Way Campaign: United We Win!
Summer in Northern Arizona is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities. Coconino County is known for its hiking, camping, biking, climbing and so much more. However, this can mean increased exposure to pests that can be more than an annoyance because they can pose health risks. Pests such as … [Read more...] about Reducing Exposure to Disease-Carrying Pests
Collaboration – it’s a word that we often hear used to describe Coconino County, the City of Flagstaff and public agencies in Northern Arizona. When budgets are stretched and resources limited, governments partnering with each other or the private sector can be essential to providing quality … [Read more...] about Coconino County, City of Flagstaff Requesting Project Ideas for Courthouse
The Arizona State Legislature convened on Jan. 9, which began the 2017 Legislative Session. At the top of the legislature’s and governor’s agenda will be crafting a budget that meets the needs of the state’s 6.8 million residents. Coconino County has been there at the session since day one, … [Read more...] about Ensuring Financial Stability, Maintaining Services for Coconino County
Coconino County winters are everything a snow enthusiast could want. In Flagstaff, we get about 100 inches of snowfall annually, but are also one of the sunniest four-season destinations, with more than 260 days of sunshine each year. This, along with the altitude and mountain peaks, are … [Read more...] about New Snow Play Area for ‘Arizona’s Winter Wonderland’