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Sedona extends policy to keep city facilities closed

Article submitted by the city of Sedona. Sedona AZ – To protect citizens and city staff from the spread of COVID-19, the city of Sedona is extending its policy to close in-person access to city facilities and continue with virtual and phone services until April 5, 2020. Until April 5, 2020, essential functions and services by the City of Sedona Police Department, city maintenance and wastewater... 

Sedona Fire District Suspends Burn Permits

Sedona AZ – Effective immediately Sedona Fire District has suspended the issuance of new burn permits and will is not allowing the activation of existing permits. “The moratorium on burning yard waste is made in order to align us with our state and federal partners which are suspending all prescribed burns for the time being,” said Fire Marshal Jon Davis. This decision will promote elevated... 

Yavapai County Supervisors Extend Emergency Proclamation 60 Days

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors voted to extend the Emergency Proclamation for another 60 days. Sedona AZ – Today, March 23, 2020, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors ratified the Emergency Proclamation, signed by Chairman Brown on March 19, and voted to extend the Emergency Proclamation for another 60 days. Board Counsel Martin Brennan reminded the Board of Supervisors that the authority... 

Sedona resident first positive Yavapai County COVID-19 case

Sedona AZ – A Sedona resident has tested presumptive positive for COVID-19. The case is currently under investigation by Yavapai County Community Health Services, and contacts to the case are also being identified and contacted. This is the forty-fifth case in Arizona. Now that it has hit “home” in Yavapai County, it is imperative to continue to practice good hygiene, social distancing, avoiding... 

Yavapai County AZ Issues Proclamation of Countywide Emergency

Sedona AZ – Yavapai County Arizona Board of Supervisors Chairman Craig Brown, on March 19, 2020, signed a Proclamation of a Countywide Emergency. The proclamation provides the Chairman with additional opportunities and resources to protect Yavapai County residents, working in coordination with local cities and towns, should the need arise in the future. COVID-19 poses a serious public health... 

Sedona Mayor Updates Emergency Proclamation to include business mandates

Article submitted by the city of Sedona. Sedona AZ – Because the safety of residents is the most important consideration and to mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19, city of Sedona Mayor Sandy Moriarty updated yesterday’s Proclamation of Emergency to mandate the following regarding businesses, effective 11:59 p.m. on March 19, 2020, until 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2020: All restaurants,... 

City of Sedona Arizona Declares State of Emergency

Article submitted by the city of Sedona. Sedona AZ – To be proactive and precautionary regarding the potential effects of COVID-19, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, city of Sedona Mayor Sandy Moriarty declared a state of emergency. This is a routine measure meant to ensure the city can be nimble in the response to COVID-19 and dedicate the resources to take whatever actions are deemed necessary in this... 

City of Sedona Closes Public Access to Facilities and Goes Virtual

Article submitted by the city of Sedona. Sedona AZ – Out of an abundance of caution, and to protect citizens and city staff from the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the city of Sedona, Arizona will close in-person access to city facilities and move to virtual and phone services. Until March 28, 2020: Essential functions and services like the... 

City of Sedona Begins Coronavirus Pandemic Closures

Sedona AZ – The city of Sedona manager, Justin Clifton, advised that all area schools are closing, the USFS Visitor Center is closed, the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center will go virtual, Sedona hotel bookings are at 30% and he is considering closing down City Offices, and, if not a full closure, the city will cancel all non-essential public meetings as of a March 15, 2020. The Sedona city... 

Eddie Maddock: The Two Faces of Sedona

SedonaEye.com columnist Eddie Maddock on the two faces of Sedona. Sedona AZ – Generally speaking there are two sides to everything. Take coins for example. Heads and tails, neither of which is necessarily better than the other except, of course, when challenged during a “Heads or Tails” call on a bet. People in general have two sides, happy or sad, cheerful or gloomy, positive or... 
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