Category: Kingman

FIREWORKS AT FAIRGROUNDS

The City of Kingman will be contracting with Lantis Productions for the 4th of July community fireworks show. Assistant Fire Chief Keith Eaton provided an update during the June 20 Kingman City Council meeting. Eaton said agreements are in place to return the show to the Mohave County Fairgrounds. He said the $25,000 contract will purchase more than 1,000 shells, some which will be launched as high as 500 feet and will be visible all around...

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HUCKER LETTER BOMBS FIRE DISTRICT OFFICIALS

The former administrator of the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District has a lot to say in the resignation letter she submitted on June 5. Lynn Hucker complained of a hostile and shady work environment. “I am no longer able, emotionally or physically, to tolerate the existing environment of intimidation, manipulation and dishonesty,” Hucker stated in a three page long exit letter. She took square aim at chairman Patti Lewis and fire district board members Victor Riccardi and Sue Wilkin. “They have bullied and harassed me,” Hucker said. She said comments and actions by the trio clearly revealed that “the...

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KIDS CLUB TAKES INTEREST IN PALO CHRISTI SCHOOL

The Kingman Boys and Girls Club is interested in acquiring a downtown school property as its new headquarters. The club operates out of an old gymnasium on the Campus of Lee Williams High School but would like a larger property to expand its programs. The City of Kingman initially expressed interest in possible use of the mothballed Palo Christi Elementary school but has not followed through with cost analysis or formal consideration. Superintendent Roger Jacks said the Kingman Unified School District has conducted workshops with Boys and Girls Club representatives. He said transfer of the property to the Club...

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LINGENFELTER TO EXPLORE ALTERNATIVE FINANCING

Kingman City Council member Travis Lingenfelter wants to explore alternative financing for the Interstate 40 Kingman Crossing and Rancho Santa Fe interchange projects. Lingenfelter noted during the June 6 Council meeting that Mohave County has successfully used alternative financing for capital projects and that the city should do the same. Lingenfelter said he would like Council member Jamie Scott Stehly to join him on a committee to conduct a workshop on alternative financing. He said no date has yet been set but that he’s hoping for some time in...

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