The Prescott City Council adopted a General Plan Land Use Amendment for 586 acres in the Airport area Tuesday. Yavapai Regional Medical Center plans on using 186 acres of that Deep Well Ranch area for a North Medical Campus. An annexation and development agreement will need to be approved before construction can even begin.
On Tuesday night, the Chino Valley Town Council approved an agreement for a rainwater harvesting project. As part of the agreement, Chino Valley would donate property at Old Home Manor, where catch basins will be constructed.
3 people were killed following a place crash at the Sedona Airport Thursday morning. The plane went down a hill at the end of the runway and burst into flames. There were no survivors.
A minor problem with votes on Prescott campaign sign free zones was cleared up. Council had voted on Friday the 13th to put the zones in place, but one of the original motions failed 5 to 2. A Super Majority vote was needed so reconsideration took place Tuesday. The votes on the zones were 5 to 1, with Councilman Charlie Arnold voting against them and Len Scamardo absent.
Prescott High School held registration for incoming Freshmen on Tuesday and a make-up day for all grades took place on Wednesday. Bradshaw Mountain High School held registration starting with Seniors on Monday and ending with Freshmen on Thursday. A make-up day was held Friday. School starts on Monday, August 6th.
The Prescott Valley Town Council adopted a Notice of Intent for increased wastewater rates Thursday night. The new rates, which are going up 6 cents for residential and commercial users per 1,000 gallons a month, will be considered by Council on September 13th.
And U.S. Senate candidate and former Surgeon General Rich Carmona kicked off his series of Veteran Town Halls at the Prescott Adult Center Friday afternoon. Carmona spoke with veterans and supporters as part of this event.
I'm Bill Monroe and that's your KQNA News Week in Review.