Sunday, May 01, 2016

Old Bisbee needs ADA improvements

By Dianna Bradshaw
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee Mayor and Council heard a presentation regarding upgrading Old Bisbee streets and sidewalks in order to meet the Americans with  Disabilities Act requirements. 
At the April 19 regular meeting, Bisbee Public Works Intern Torin Sadow presented the council with a self-evaluation map of Old Bisbee pedestrian infrastructure, which is the first step in the process of transforming into ADA compliance and covers all areas in which Old Bisbee pedestrian infrastructure is in need of fixes and upgrades for general safety and ADA compliance. 
“What we did was we walked the streets and we literally took p ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Meet the new BUSD superintendent

By Dianna Bradshaw
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee Unified School District’s new superintendent will be starting in a few months and is excited to continue his career in education in Bisbee. 
The BUSD Governing Board went through an extensive application process last month for the new superintendent and with the help of the Arizona School Board Association, teachers, staff and community members, chose Thomas Woody from Vernon, Texas, from the five final candidates selected that had gone through the ASBA background check. 
“I am very excited to be the new superintendent of BUSD. I am looking forward to working with the community of Bisbee and t ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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