Public Safety Personnel Retirement System

City of Prescott

Prescott Mayor Phil Goode’s Weekly Update for January 17th, 2023

During the Study Session on January 10th, the City Council received information on a rate study done by the City’s Solid Waste and Recycling division. This draft report recommends a rate increase over the next several years, due to the increased volume along with inflation impacts. That will help to pay for planned capital upgrades

City of Prescott

Prescott City Council Agrees to Sunset .75% PSPRS Tax December 31, 2022

City Projects Unfunded Liability to be Below $1.5 Million  Tuesday (10/11), Prescott City Council voted to adopt Ordinance No. 2022-1801 eliminating the 0.75% Transaction Privilege Tax Dedicated to Paying Down the City’s Unfunded Liability in the Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS), effective December 31, 2022.   The City is projecting that the unfunded PSPRS liability will be


Securing Arizona’s Future: Governor Ducey Signs Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

Governor, Legislature make historic investments in education, border security, infrastructure Governor Doug Ducey signed the Fiscal Year 2023 budget, a responsible package that pays down debt, secures our future and lays the foundation for even more growth — all while investing in the areas that matter most to Arizonans. “This landmark, bipartisan budget makes historic

Prescott Mayor's Race

Opinion: Citizens Tax Committee Responds to “False” Mengarelli Allegations

As the President of the Citizens Tax Committee I have been disturbed by the recent false and fallacious radio ads attacking Mayoral Candidate Phil Goode.  The claim that Phil, and CTC, doesn’t support our police and fire is wrong. We opposed the Prop 443 tax increase because it is the wrong solution to a flawed


Opinion: Stop Dark Money in Prescott Politics

I was the victim of a vicious smear campaign when I challenged Mr. Mengarelli for Prescott mayor in 2017.  Time to break my silence. Part of my decision to come forward now involves both an acceptance of my disability, and an understanding of my ensuing private humiliation.  But my decision also stems from utter disgust