Yavapai College wants your input!
Yavapai College will be seeking input from citizens, elected officials and businesses on expectations and values of the school. It has been proposed the College Board hold sessions with focus groups to discuss recommendations, preferences and insights related to long term college expectations. The groups will have between 6 and 8 participants and each session will last an hour and a half starting in January. Participants may include students, Superintendents, Mayors, City and Town Managers and Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce representatives. One session is expected to be held per month. Board members will discuss the focus groups during their voting session at 1 this afternoon. The meeting will be held in the Agribusiness and Science Technology Center on Old Home Manor Way.
Town of Dewey-Humboldt’s Change of Animal Code?
Changes may be in the works for the Town of Dewey-Humboldt’s Animal Code. According to Town Manager Yvonne Kimball, Council and citizens have been discussing animal related issues for some time. A review has taken place to resolve some inconsistencies in Town Code and clarify some needed definitions. Proposed amendments have the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office responsible for enforcement of farm animals and dogs running at large, biting animals and control of dangerous animals. There’s also a new Town Code section that establishes maintenance and nuisance standards for animals, based on health and safety concerns. There are new definitions for exotic wildlife, kennel and farm animals. Town Council will discuss the changes during its study session, which starts at 2 tomorrow afternoon at Town Hall on Highway 69.
Remembrance Day National Roll Call Ceremonies at Yavapai College
Yavapai College will be honoring military service members who have given the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan. Remembrance Day National Roll Call ceremonies will be held on the Prescott campus on Sheldon Street and the Verde campus in Clarkdale. There will be a color guard at 7:30 tomorrow morning followed by a Moment of Silence, gun salute and playing of Taps at 11. The program concludes at 5 that night, with the reading of the last name and the playing of “God Bless the USA.” The college is also hosting a reception in recognition of men and women who have served. The reception runs from 10 to 2 tomorrow at the Veterans Outpost, located on the second floor of Building 1 on the Prescott campus and in the Student Lounge, Building F on the Verde campus.
Local agencies will also be in attendance to provide resources to veterans and their families.