Saturday, December 10, 2016

New council, new decision on BCLC rezoning request

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
After being sworn into office at Tuesday night’s Bisbee City Council meeting, the new mayor and council addressed the BCLC rezoning request and the extension of the contract with the Cochise County Attorney’s Office for legal services.
Newly elected Mayor David Smith, Council Members Gabe Lindstrom, Bill Higgins, Joan Hansen, who retained her seat, and newly appointed Ward I Councilman Frank Davis were each sworn into office by Justice of the Peace Adam Ambrose. After being sworn in, the new members took their seats with current Council Members Anna Cline and Doug Dunn.
Once seated, the mayor and council addr ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Pay off library fines with food donation

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Copper Queen Library has partnered with the Bisbee Fire Department to help collect food to distribute to those in need for the December holidays. Library patrons who have accumulated late fees can bring nonperishable food items to pay off fines for overdue library materials.
According to Alison Williams, Assistant Library Program Coordinator, each nonperishable food item, even if it is under a $1, will count as $1 off the accumulated late fees through Dec. 22. Williams said, “We are working with the local firefighters’ union to help provide food for the Christmas Holiday food baskets. Patrons are encourag ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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