Council members contemplate zoning changes

On the Flagstaff City Council work session agenda this week is a discussion contemplating the possibilities of once again changing the process for council pay raises and discussing a request from Council-member Charlie Odegaard to look…

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Tuesday’s council agenda: City/ADOT land exchange, liquor licenses, salary increases…

As part of the Rio flood control project the City is considering  a land swap with ADOT. The Route 66 bridge over the Rio de Flag by City Hall is due for replacement, the city wants…

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Heads up. Javelinas sighted near Flag

Flagstaff     Hikers in the first small feeder canyon to Pumphouse Wash encountered a family of javelinas Wednesday afternoon.  Typically the Southwest’s version of this wild mammal doesn’t come so close to population area’s.  Nor…

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Precautions coming about in Flagstaff and region, some closings, so far no local infections

Cheng asked students to consider staying in Flagstaff or on campus for spring break NAU, and CCC announces closures and redesigning most classes for online access. Thursday Mayor Coral Evans declared City Council chambers are no…

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Attention turns to Flagstaff’s pension fund: Mayoral candidates weigh in

By Naima Schuller Senior Meteor Reporter March 6, 11:58 PM MST Flagstaff  As the City of Flagstaff heads into the budget process for next fiscal year, every City Division is doing so in the red. Greg Clifton,…

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4 – 3 vote from Council to move forward with controversial minimum wage study

Against objections from community members and from three council-members, Flagstaff City Council voted 4-3 on Tuesday to move forward with an impact study of the minimum wage increase on area businesses. Rounds Consulting Group is the…

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Flagstaff/Red Gap water quality at risk from fracking

Flagstaff   Flagstaff’s future water supply is a target for potentially harmful toxins.  Red Gap Ranch, located 40 miles east of Flagstaff, was purchased in 2005 to ensure Flagstaff has adequate water for the future. Along the…

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Do you have information the public should know? The Meteor reports on news, and issues across the city of Flagstaff, Coconino County and the Colorado Plateau. Our reporters and editors always have their ears to the…

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City Council to ponder spending $758k Tuesday

Proposal to settle Theatrikos claim for $100k on the table. City staff recommends the Flagstaff City Council approve spending $757,945 on seven different agenda items. In Tuesday’s council meeting the following items will be considered: The…

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Flagstaff P&Z to review Southside Community Plan Wednesday

Flagstaff P& Z has three items on their Wednesday agenda. First up will be a review and discussion of the Southside Community Specific Plan. The City of Flagstaff Comprehensive Planning program requests the public and that…

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