Today: Jun 25 , 2019

Bill's Newscast: Senior Connection

A Senior and Caregivers Conference and Expo takes place Friday. 

Jasper Project on the agenda 

The Prescott Valley Town Council is scheduled to discuss the Jasper project at 5:30 tonight.  Council is being asked to consider a development agreement for this project, which totals more than 12 hundred acres near Highway 89A and the Granville subdivision.  According to Community Development Director Richard Parker, the agreement sets forth improvements that are necessary to serve the development.  They include water storage and delivery, park and open space dedications and off-site roadway construction.  A final development plan for the first phases of the development has been submitted and will be considered upon approval of the agreement.  The preliminary development plan for up to 362 lots has been approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission.  The plans and cost estimates for Phase 1 have been reviewed by the Engineering Department and have been found to meet Town standards.  The Town Council meeting will be held in the Library Auditorium, located on Civic Circle.  

Fall elections scheduled in Chino Valley

The Chino Valley Town Council has set up the fall elections.   The Town will hold its Primary Election on August 28th and the General Election, if needed, on November 6th.  The 2 year term of Mayor Darryl Croft ends on December 31st, as do the 4 year terms of Councilmen Mike Best and Cloyce Kelly and Vice-Mayor Lon Turner.  Councilman Cory Mendoza’s 2 year term is also up.  According to Town Clerk Jami Lewis, anyone who wants to run for Mayor or Council must be a registered voter, at least 18 years old and have lived in Chino Balley for at least 1 year.  Residents can get a candidate packet at the Town Clerk’s office on Highway 89 or by calling Lewis at 636-2646, extension 1052.     

Cottonwood Police host a Use of Force Demo

Cottonwood Police will be hosting a Use of Force Demonstration at 6 tonight.  Use of Force instructors will be holding a class to provide community members a more in-depth look into U.S. Supreme Court case law and Arizona Revised Statutes that determine justification of a person’s use of force.  Participants in the class will be shown the tools police officers are trained to use and the applications they are suitable for.  Instructors will also discuss the protective gear officers are provided and current trends in outer carrier vests.  Tonight’s class will be held at the Cottonwood Public Safety Building on 6th Street and is expected to run until 9 pm.  

Senior or Family Caregiver Conference takes place Friday

Get some important information about being a senior or family caregiver.  The Senior Connection is hosting a Senior and Caregivers Conference and Expo tomorrow from 10 am to 3 pm.  During a live appearance on Q and A with host DJ Fone on KQNA 1130 AM and 99.9 and 95.5 FM, event organizer Debbie Stewart explained the Expo is intended to be a one stop shop for people who have caregiver concerns or questions. Stewart gives a lineup of the presentation topics that will be covered. A presentation on “De-Prescribing, Trimming Down Unneeded Meds As We Age” is at 1 and a presentation on “Guardianship, Conservatorship and Probate” follows at 2.  There’s no charge for the Conference and Expo, which will be held at Liberty Traditional School, located on Lake Valley Road in Prescott Valley.  




Bill Monroe, KQNA News, 1130 AM

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