Community News & Updates 3/15



Community News & Updates

UPDATE: 3/15 YC Board of Supervisors review of the Arts & Crafts tent shows at Vista Village Conditional Use Permit: In the absence of any documented violations or complaints, the CUP was renewed for 5 years with a review after 2 years.

There is currently no way to report violations, compliments or complaints on-line to Yavapai County. During the next two years, please comment directly to Supervisor Michaels, by sending her an email via Email District 3 Supervisor (

UPDATE: 3/16 YC Planning & Zoning review of the Verde Valley School request for an amended Conditional Use Permit ended positively with approval of a non-transferable CUP. Meetings held between the school and neighboring communities were able to improve communication, achieve compromises and arrive at consensus before the hearing.

Rest Area Study Comment Period ENDS March 27th

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has released its draft Statewide Rest Area Study which provides a blueprint for how ADOT plans to preserve, rehabilitate, modernize and expand the state’s rest areas during the next 20 years.

To view or download a PDF of the information, Click HERE. The PDF contains information on how to comment directly back to ADOT.

9th Annual VOC BBQ

April 29th 12pm-4pm at VOCA Park.

Click HERE to view or download a PDF of the flier

Advancing Business Sustainability in the Verde Valley

Special Event – March 30th – 4:30pm Cottonwood Community Club House, 805 N. Main Street, Cottonwood, AZ

Click HERE to view or download a PDF of the flier


Actual Examples from 3/15 & 16 Flood EVACUATIONS

Click HERE for a presentation PDF images of actual emergency texts and emails received for the recent floods in Sedona.

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To view or download a 13-page PDF of the Sedona Chamber of Commerce 3/17/23 Local newsletter, click HERE.