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Bill's Newscast: Job & Career Fair Today

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Roadwork in Prescott & Cottonwood

Watch for delays due to roadwork in Prescott and Cottonwood this weekend. City of Prescott Street Maintenance crews are making repairs to the pavement on Smoke Tree Lane today. As a result, Smoke Tree is closed from Cabaret Street to Solstice Drive through 4 pm while work is being performed. Access to the Prescott Lakes Clubhouse won’t be affected. Meanwhile, drivers traveling along Mingus Avenue in Cottonwood this Sunday can expect to see the contractor working on preparing grade at the newly constructed driveway ramps. This is being done in preparation of asphalt paving scheduled to start Wednesday. At 7 Monday morning, there will be a complete road closure of South 6th Street due to paving of the roadway. Drivers are asked to use Brian Mickelsen Parkway and Aspen Street as detours around the closure, which will be in effect through 5 pm next Thursday. All businesses in the area will remain open during construction.

Employment opportunities

Employment opportunities will be offered as part of the 2018 Prescott Job Fair. The Job Fair is being held in the Yavapai College Gym on Sheldon Street in Prescott from 9 am to 2 pm today. During a recent live appearance on Talk of the Town on KQNA 1130 AM and 95.5 and 99.9 FM, Prescott Chamber of Commerce representative Laura Warne (war-nee) explained about 80 employers have signed up to participate. Dee Skipton with Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona says the jobs being offered aren’t just entry level positions. Attendees are asked to bring their resumes and dress for success.

New PV Development moving forward

Work on Prescott Valley’s newest development project is moving forward. Last night Town Council approved a Final Development Plan for Phase 1 of the Jasper Development, which will consist of 362 lots on more than 12 hundred acres near Highway 89A. Development representative Jason Gisi explains what the time frame is for this project. Gisi describes what taking place on the project site. Gisi says the project will include a new roadway to provide regional connectivity. Also last night, Town Council approved a development agreement that addresses improvements needed for the project, including water storage and delivery wastewater collection and parks and trails.