In a study by the New York financial technology company Smart Asset, Yavapai County ranked among the places in Arizona where property tax dollars are being spent most effectively. The study analyzed metrics including quality of local schools, home values and effective property tax rates to find where people were getting the most value. The
The holiday season is synonymous with spending money – but it’s more than just buying gifts. On Giving Tuesday alone, which lands on December 1 this year, hundreds of millions of dollars will be raised for charitable causes. However, this is just a fraction of what Americans donate throughout the year. In a recent study,
At the regular Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday November 18, 2020, the Board heard a motion to reject all three Design-Build Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Verde Connect Project, authorize payment to the three unsuccessful offerors in an amount not to exceed that specified in the RFP, and direct staff to end all
A hearing in the lawsuit to halt the Yavapai County jail construction for environmental reasons has been set for November 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Yavapai County Courthouse before Judge Michael McGill. But it may not be about the issues the Plaintiff wanted to discuss. Bill Williams, a journalist with a paralegal degree
Yavapai County Superior Court has set a hearing for Friday, October 9th at 9 a.m. to hear Bill Williams’ claim against the County. Williams filed an Emergency Motion on September 4th claiming pollution was on the worksite where the county is bulldozing for a new jail. An emergency motion for a preliminary injunction was denied.
A local citizens’ group recently organized in opposition to building a new jail in Prescott rallied Wednesday morning in front of the County Building on Fair Street. An orderly crowd of 75 to 80 protesters gathered to hear speakers, wave signs and march around the county building, shouting their opposition, “Stop the Jail!” and “Not