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Local Farmers Market Zucchini Everyone

Need a perfect summer squash recipe using zucchini? Let’s bake a batch of Sedona Eye Zucchini Bread with a loaf for you and one to give or freeze for later! Local farmer’s markets and produce stands are brimming with fresh squash! Support local farmers! A fun afternoon drive to Camp Verde passes by many Verde Valley produce stands! Corn, tomatoes and squash are at peak of season!  Get... 

ADOT Interstate 17 Lane Restrictions Scheduled

Sedona AZ-Be advised that lane restrictions are scheduled next week (August 1-3, 2011) on I-17 north of Valley for sign replacement.   The Arizona Department of Transportation is replacing highway signs along Interstate 17 as part of a statewide sign rehabilitation project. ADOT will periodically restrict the southbound right lane of Interstate 17 from Sunset Point to Black Canyon City from 5 a.m.... 

ADOT Will Not Transfer Grand Avenue

Dear Editor:   Here is the link to the latest in the State trying to dump another route on municipalities – and they failed. You had the original article on your site so I can only imagine you will like to have the end result?    State won’t transfer Grand Ave. To local control http://www.azcentral.com/php-bin/clicktrack/email.php/9834633   Thanks much, Sheri Graham Sedona AZ Chair,... 

Sedona Gets Tough on Illegal Vacation Rentals

This article submitted by the City of Sedona Sedona AZ (July 28, 2011) – The City of Sedona Community Development Department continues to proactively enforce the City ordinance that prohibits the establishment and advertising of vacation rentals. The City’s ordinance prohibits the rental of single-family residences for less than 30 days. It is also illegal to advertise and facilitate the... 

Sedona Eye on City Property Tax

Sedona AZ-Almost everyone owning real estate in Sedona Arizona pays property tax (except for churches and some exempt non-profit groups) but few seem to know much about where that money goes. In short, it goes to schools, the fire district and county government. None goes to the city. Sedona does not have a city property tax.  Over the years, we have developed a city culture that makes anyone even... 

Paving on State Route 89A Begins

Sedona AZ-Paving on State Route 89A from Mingus Mountain to Jerome begins next week and delays are expected Monday through Thursday until mid-August. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) will begin a paving project on the highway from the top of Mingus Mountain into Jerome on Monday, August 1 2011. The six-mile long highway resurfacing project is scheduled for completion mid-August.  The... 

Decaying Infrastructure Costs USA Billions in 2010

Excerpt: “New tires add up. That’s the finding of a report issued Wednesday by the American Society for Civil Engineers, which tallies up the cost of our decaying surface transportation infrastructure, from potholes to rusting bridges to buses that never come. The engineers found that overall, the cost of failing to invest more in the nation’s roads and bridges would total $3.1 trillion... 

Sedona Parks and Recreation Summer Workshops

Sedona AZ- The City of Sedona Parks and Recreation is offering summer workshops for residents and visitors. On July 29, 2011 two unique and creative workshops will be offered at Posse Grounds Park, in West Sedona. Fees are involved.    An instructor will guide you through beginning skills that allow the creation of beautiful and original handpainted walls in a two-part “Fabulous Faux... 

City of Sedona Special Election Ballot Language

Sedona AZ (July 26, 2011) – The following is the proposed Proposition 410 ballot language for the November 2011 election: Proposed Ballot Language for the November 8, 2011 City of Sedona Special Election  Proposition 410 A REFERENDUM ORDERED BY PETITION OF THE PEOPLE: Descriptive Title: A measure referring to Sedona voters the Sedona City Council’s decision to acquire a section of State Route... 

Yavapai County July Unsung Heroes

L to R: Honorees Ed and Gloria Lewis with Kent Ellsworth and Supervisor Davis Sedona AZ(July 26, 2011)-It is time once again to honor a team of Unsung Heroes here in the Verde Valley.  This award is for recognizing the many selfless, generous and dependable people who give of their time without ever asking for recognition; and that is what Ed and Gloria Lewis do.  The Lewis’ are our July... 
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