Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Council approves funds for CQCH senior facility study

By Dianna Metzler
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee City Council voted in favor of partnering with Copper Queen Community Hospital in funding 50 percent of a care study with a vote of 5 to 2 at the regular session meeting on Tuesday.
The agenda item asked the council to consider a CQCH Senior Care Facility Feasibility Study and possible approval of a collaboration of funding 50 percent for the Phase II Care Study in the amount of $8,000.
 “It was determined the study would cost about $16,000 – of which the hospital already paid $3,000. We move forward and that brings us to our meeting today. What we are talking about is creating a marketing plan ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Park renovation ahead of schedule

 By Kym Kennedy
The Bisbee Observer
According to Carrie Gustavson, director of the Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum and director/coordinator of the Grassy Park project, the “major destruction is done now.” The project is about a month ahead of schedule at this point.  
In spite of some minor setbacks, the project is about 4 weeks ahead of schedule. Freeport-McMoRan/Bisbee Soil Reclamation Program sent all of their crews to do the soil work, so it was completed much more quickly than anticipated. The soil work uncovered a sewer pipe that had been damaged by tree roots on the west end of the park. The City of Bisbee worked all weekend to get  ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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