Saturday, July 23, 2016

Council approves new CM employment agreement

By Dianna Bradshaw
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee Mayor and Council voted unanimously to approve the employment agreement with Richard Marsh Jr. as the city manager at their regular meeting on Tuesday after the community voiced concerns.
After several members of the community expressed concerns regarding Marsh’s employment history, and after Marsh addressed those concerns, the mayor and council defended their hiring choice ultimately voting to appoint Marsh as the new city manager effective July 20. 
“I just want to thank the community for doing their due diligence and really paying attention to this. I think it’s wonderful, I wish that every ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

B&G Club to add outdoor play area

By Dianna Bradshaw
The Bisbee Observer
The Boys & Girls Club of Bisbee will be transforming its parking lot into an outdoor area for kids to play thanks to three grants totaling $200,000.
Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Annette Flores explained the “Let’s Get Outside” project is going to consist of a grass area as well as a half-court basketball court fenced in.
“We are going to be leveling our parking lot and will be breaking ground this fall. We’ll have safety fences around the project as well and still have a bus drop-off so we’ll still be able to open for the afterschool program hours and be able to operate during this time frame,” s ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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