Author: Dave Hawkins

ISLAND PATH RESTRICTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

The Lake Havasu City Maintenance Services Division has scheduled pavement sealing of the Island walking and bike path beginning Sunday, June 25, 2017.  During this pavement maintenance project, there will be NO pedestrian/bicycle access to the path. Work is anticipated to be completed by Monday, June 26, 2017.  Pedestrians/bicyclists are urged to find alternate areas to walk/ride while the work is underway. During the same time period, the ADA parking lot adjacent to the Patrick A. Tinnell Memorial Sports Park will be closed for pavement sealing.  Please find alternate areas to park while this work is underway.  The sports...

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COMMISSION THUMBS UP FOR SCOTT INDUSTRIES

  Opponents of Scot Industries’ proposed relocation to Golden Valley hoped to convince Mohave County Planning and Zoning Commissioners that the pipe fabrication facility should be rejected at a site selected south of the Walnut Creek Estates subdivision. The Commission was unimpressed with their arguments and its members voted unanimously during their June 14 meeting to support the project. About a dozen people told Commissioners they were worried about traffic, noise, obscured views, property values and other issues relative to the 76,000 square foot facility that would be constructed within a ten acre area near the center of a...

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MCERLEAN EXIT UPDATE

After a stream of complaints about excessive and inconsistent enforcement of municipal regulations, it was a bathroom that flushed Jim McErlean from his position as Kingman Building Official. McErlean resigned June 12, four days after he was served notice of intent to terminate his employment. City compliance with a public records request reveals that the now-retired Development Services Director Gary Jeppson wrote McErlean a “letter of reprimand and last chance notice on February 24, 2016. “Numerous complaints have been received by City and County elected officials, business owners and City management that you are delaying projects with unnecessary and...

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MORE TRAFFIC FATALITIES IN ARIZONA LAST YEAR

Traffic fatalities on Arizona’s local roads and state highways climbed higher for the second straight year and driver behavior continues to be a leading factor in motor vehicle collisions, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation’s annual Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report. In 2016, 962 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes, 65 more than the year before, representing a 7.3 percent increase. The number of collisions also went up, rising 8.6 percent to 126,845. The increases in motor vehicle crashes and fatalities in Arizona follow national trends. The Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report is a compilation of traffic...

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