Bill's Daily Roundup: Prescott Featured in Phoenix Magazine

18 January 2011  
Prescott attractions get a mention in Phoenix Magazine.

Prescott Log Cabin Bed & Breakfast
The Prescott Valley Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 tonight. The Commission is scheduled to hear reports from Parks and Recreation Director Brian Witty and on Tree Advisory Board Business, project updates on Fain Lake dredging opportunities and the Mountain Valley Park Multi-Use Path and updates will be provided on the Loos Drive Multi-Use Path and the January 8th Polar Bear Splash at the Mountain Valley Splash Pool Facility. The Board will also announce adult volleyball Season 2 registration will take place at the Civic Center, Room 331 at 6:30 on February 15th and Richard Andrada is scheduled to give an end of the season report on Prescott Valley Little League. The meeting is open to the public and will take place at the Library Auditorium on East Civic Circle.

The Dewey-Humboldt Town Council will meet at 6:30 tonight. Planning Manager Elise Link and Director Steven Mauk are scheduled to give a presentation on Yavapai County’s comprehensive plan update process and at the request of Councilwoman Nancy Wright, Council will discuss an amendment of principles to sound financial management to address the town’s spending limit and will continue discussion from January 11th on agenda creation criteria and ways to reduce meeting duration. Council will also discuss the process used for filling the open position of Town Manager, including initial screening of applicants, determine the interview process for qualified candidates, the method used to make a final selection and determine how an offer for the position will be negotiated. The meeting will be held in Town Hall on south Highway 69.

Phoenix magazine has highlighted Prescott attractions. According to City officials, the February 2011 issue identifies Prescott adventures for residents of the Valley of the Sun. Those attractions include the Phippen Museum Western Art Show and Sale over the Memorial Day Weekend, Prescott Log Cabin Bed and Breakfast as the Best Sleepover Location, the 129 1/2 American Jazz Grill Restaurant in downtown Prescott and the Territorial Governor’s mansion on the grounds of the Sharlot Hall Museum. These 4 attractions are featured on a list of the magazine’s 52 weekend adventures. The magazine is on newsstands now, or go online to phoenixmag.com for more information on this list.

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Mountain Institute Joint Technical District Governing Board. Carter notes the opening was created by the resignation of William Fitzgerald, who was recently appointed to a full term by the County Board of Supervisors. Anyone who is interested in representing the Seligman School District should send a letter of interest and a resume to Carter, Yavapai County School Superintendent, Yavapai County Education Service Agency, 1015 Fair Street, Prescott, AZ 86305-1852. The deadline for the receipt of letters of interest is Friday, January 28th at 5 pm. Carter will interview finalists at the Seligman School District on February 3rd. The appointment should be announced by Friday, February 4th and that appointment will be valid through December 31st, 2012.

Tim’s Toyota Center will have Open Skate sessions this week. Those sessions run from 4 to 6 and 6:30 to 8:30 today and there will be an Adult Figure Skate Session from 3 to 5 Thursday. On Sunday, Open Skate sessions take place from 3 to 5 and 5:15 to 7:15. An Open Hockey session will follow from 7:30 to 9:30. Skating fees are 2 dollars for those 12 and under, 4 dollars for those 13 and up and Adult Hockey, which is for those 18 years of age and older costs 5 dollars. Open Skate is for all ages and Adult Skate is for individuals 21 and older.

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