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Eddie Maddock: Sedona, what’s in store for 2024?

SedonaEye.com columnist Eddie S. Maddock on Sedona city employees salary and additional compensation packages budgeted for 2024. Sedona AZ – WHAT’S IN STORE FOR 2024? Boldly and sincerely stated in a video at the opening of City Council meetings is Sedona’s Vision: “To be a city that is constantly vigilant over the preservation of its natural beauty, scenic vistas, pristine environment... 

Today’s Sedona Neighborhoods Go! Evacuation Lifted

This return to Set! evacuation notice issued by the city of Sedona. Stay alert! Sedona AZ – With Oak Creek water levels lowering, the GO! status evacuation alert issued earlier today by the city of Sedona has been lifted, and a return to Set! status issued for the following neighborhoods: All residents may return home while remaining in Set! status; Oak Creek water levels are still high. Once the... 

Sedona Neighborhoods on GO! Alert Evacuation

A GO! evacuation notice has been issued by the city of Sedona for the listed neighborhoods: Go! Seek shelter! Sign up for alerts!  Sedona AZ – If you haven’t left already and similar to last week, due to elevated water levels in Oak Creek, the following Sedona areas are in GO! status. Evacuate immediately: · Trails End · Trails End Lane · Blackhawk Lane · Newcastle Lane · Oak Creek Mobilodge ·... 

Fraudulent Phone Scam Targeting Coconino County Citizens

Sedona AZ – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office has received several concerns from citizens reporting an apparent phone scam with the caller identified as “Captain Smith of the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office.” The Sheriff’s Office does not employ a “Captain Smith.” The scammer poses as local law enforcement, contacting victims and accusing them of failing to appear... 

GO status lifted; Sedona residents under evacuation may return home

Sedona AZ – With Oak Creek water levels lowering, the GO status issued last night, March 15, 2023, to evacuate certain neighborhoods has been lifted. All residents may return home and are reminded to be in ready status and watch for changing weather. The areas in the ordered evacuation included: Trails End Rd Trails End Ln Blackhawk Ln Newcastle Ln Oak Creek Mobilodge Copper Cliffs Dr Copper Cliffs... 

Eddie Maddock: Surveys versus Polls

SedonaEye.com columnist Eddie S. Maddock addresses city of Sedona polls and whether those surveys will have impact and value. Sedona AZ – Results of city of Sedona’s most recent survey in conjunction with 2024 budget planning were recently released. Sedona claims a population of 9,684 residents, 682 (7.0425%) of whom responded to the city survey. Considering only the first twelve on the... 

Apply for a city of Sedona short term rental permit

This article submitted by the city of Sedona. Sedona AZ – The city of Sedona now requires all short term rental owners to have an annual permit and, as of January 20, 2023, the web portal for applying for an annual short term rental permit is open. All short term rentals currently operating within Sedona city limits must have a permit no later than February 15, 2023, or cease operations until a permit... 

City Budget Planning Process Asks Residents to Serve

This article submitted by city of Sedona Arizona. Sedona AZ – The city of Sedona encourages residents to apply for the Budget Work Group to serve as a citizen sounding board during the upcoming annual budget process. No previous budget experience is required other than a general interest in the city’s budget process. More specifically, the group of up to nine volunteers will meet no more than... 

Pile Burn Planned Near Apache Junction

Sedona AZ – The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management begins a one-day pile burn operation on State Trust Land in Pinal County to reduce both fuel loading in the area and wildfire risk on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, if favorable weather conditions allow DFFM to conduct ignitions on the 36-acre Lost Dutchman RX Burn, approximately four miles northeast of Apache Junction, off State... 

2023 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Participation Guide

Sedona AZ – Join the city of Sedona and its Parks and Recreation Department for the 2023 annual St. Patrick’s Parade. The family fun festivities are presented by the city of Sedona. This St. Patrick’s Day parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. on March 18, 2023, from Jordan Historical Park and proceed south on Jordan Road to Mesquite Avenue. Parade entrants will include civic, social, cultural... 
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