Supervisor wants versight of dispatch center

By Eric Petermann, Sierra Vista Herald. Citing a need for oversight, Supervisor Pat Call said the proposed regional communications center will need to be administered by representatives from communities that participate in the countywide public safety dispatching service. Speaking at the county Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Call had questions for Chief Civil Deputy … [Read more…]

Supervisors finishing work on proposed budget

By Eric Petermann, Sierra Vista Herald. After months of meetings, Cochise County Supervisors will get a comprehensive look at next year’s budget during a work session today, signalling the final steps before the public is asked to approve the revenue and spending plan. County Administrator Jim Vlahovich said budget team meetings began in March and … [Read more…]

ADEQ cracks down on I-10 dust issues

By Carol Broeder, Willcox Range News A State agency is “re-deploying” its resources in dust mitigation efforts after several I-10 crashes and numerous closures near San Simon over the past month. A 62-mile stretch of the Interstate has been closed 10 times due either to crashes or as a precautionary measure to prevent them. The … [Read more…]

By Amanda Baillie, For the Herald/Review After a two-decade career at Cochise County, finance director Lois Klein can certainly claim to be going out on a high. Her department has just ended its annual audit without a single finding for the second year running – an achievement virtually unheard of in government. “It’s the first time …

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