Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bisbee Bus services contracted to Douglas

By Dianna Metzler
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee City Council voted to approve the entering into a contract to provide transit services for the Bisbee Bus Transit Program with the City of Douglas at their regular meeting on Tuesday. 
After a lengthy discussion with representatives from San Pedro Transit, Total Transit-ValuTrans and the City of Douglas, the council voted 5-2 in favor of Douglas with Council Members Eugene Conners, Joan Hansen, Shirley Doughty, Anna Cline and Mayor Ron Oertle voting in favor of Douglas and Douglas Dunn and Serena Sullivan voting against. 
“Principle. I, Ms. Carbajal (City of Bisbee Program/Grants Administrator full story (e-subscribers only)

Task force focuses on homeless, mental illness

By Dianna Metzler
The Bisbee Observer 
The Bisbee Homeless/Mental Illness Task Force held their second meeting on Tuesday where they listed goals and objectives in helping the homeless and mentally ill members of the community.
Task Force Member Linda Weiland explained she recommended the city establish the temporary task-oriented committee after the recent shooting at the local Safeway, where a homeless man was killed in an altercation with local police.
“What we are trying to do is study the problem, come up with some possible solutions and make recommendations to the city council,” said Weiland.
A little more than 20 people attended the me full story (e-subscribers only)

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