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Bill's Newscast: Better Postal Services in PV Requested

10 May 2018  
Do you think the postal services are adequate in PV?

PV is looking for upgraded postal services.

Prescott Valley officials feel postal services need to be upgraded for the town.  During its meeting at 5:30 tonight, Town Council members will discuss a letter from Mayor Harvey Skoog to area Postmaster Matthew Mills requesting adequate postal services.  In the letter, Skoog states the existing post office on Highway 69 doesn’t serve the needs of the largest and fastest growing community in Yavapai County.  The current population exceeds 45 thousand residents and the town continues to grow at a rate of 3 to 5 percent each year.  The current location can’t physically support the volume of residents that use the Post Office, as evidenced by the daily long lines, lack of adequate parking and the need for a packaging facility that’s separate from the customer service location.  The Council meeting will be held in the Library Auditorium on Civic Circle.  

Dump your trash this week!

Yavapai County residents can get rid of their unwanted items free of charge.  A Community Cleanup that’s open to all County residents is taking place at the Paulden Transfer Station on Marblehead Avenue.  The cleanup is open today, tomorrow and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm.  It will also be held next Friday and Saturday.  Items that will be accepted include household appliances, bagged trash, auto batteries, unmounted tires, furniture and yard trimmings. County Public Works officials are urging residents be careful of sparks while cutting and trimming. Items that won’t be accepted include loose trash, liquids, hazardous materials, cars and dead animals.  This program is for residential use only and no commercial loads will be accepted.   

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