JOIN US AT THE CHINO FAMILY CHRISTMAS

by Arlene Alen, President / CEO, Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce You are invited to join the Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and our partner The Town of Chino Valley for this full day of family fun on Dec. 9 Again this year, Chino Family Christmas will be held at Heritage Middle School … Read More…

PRESCOTT AREA WATER RESOURCES

by Harvey C. Skoog, Mayor, Town of Prescott Valley Questions about Prescott Valley water supply frequently occur. And the concern is a legitimate one. Thankfully, we can answer affirmatively. Prescott Valley is in quite good shape regarding the matter of water. We are positioned on an aquifer that our water people claim is about 2.5 … Read More…

New Mayor to Lead Prescott City Council

by Ray Newton Greg Mengarelli, in his first run for a City of Prescott office, was selected mayor during the Nov. 7 election. He received the most votes in the general election, with 9,298 votes. His opponent, Jean Wilcox, who had been a city council member, received 7,606 votes. Mengarelli was elected to a two-year … Read More…

CITY SPEAK: DELIGHT IN ARIZONA’S CHRISTMAS CITY

by Greg Mengarelli, Mayor, City of Prescott Nothing symbolizes Prescott more than the holiday activities that occur in our great city this time of year. The annual Christmas parade and Courthouse lighting bring thousands of residents and visitors to our historic downtown to embrace the spirit of Christmas. These widely anticipated events kick off a … Read More…

COMMUNITY NATURE CENTER PRESERVES PRESCOTT’S HISTORY THROUGH NATURE

by Kelly Tolbert, Recreation Coordinator, Prescott Parks and Recreation Yet another treasure found within the City of Prescott, the Community Nature Center combines history with nature. Located at 1980 Williamson Valley Road, across from Granite Mountain School, this 18-acre preserve surely offers something for everyone. Formerly the location of the Highlands Center for Natural History, … Read More…

City Offices, Library Closed November 10, In Observance of Veterans Day Residential and Commercial Trash and Recyclables will be collected

City of Prescott Offices and Public Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day, on Friday, November 10, 2017.  Normal hours will resume on Monday, November 13. The City Solid Waste Division WILL BE collecting residential trash and recyclables on Friday, November 10. Please have your containers curbside by 6:00 a.m. Commercial routes will … Read More…

PRESCOTT ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

by John Heiney, Community Outreach Manager, City of Prescott The City of Prescott has added another tool to support its vibrant downtown. City Council recently unanimously approved the creation of an entertainment district in a defined area, about one-half square-mile centered by the downtown. The entertainment district designation will give the city more flexibility to approve … Read More…

BUILDING A BALANCED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN

by Charlie Tardibuono, Business and Technology Developer and Jim Robb, Economic Development Technology Consultant, City of Prescott Economic Development Carefully planning for economic growth can yield much needed revenue while protecting our identity and our future. Soon, a specific approach to bolstering the economy in the greater Prescott area (GPA) will be proposed to key … Read More…