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City Hall Closed Thanksgiving and Following Friday; Pickups Altered

Residential curbside recycling collection for some homes inside the Yuma city limits will change the week beginning Nov. 24 due to the holiday. Continued...11/19/2014

City Expands Hours Of Dog Park

In response to popular demand, the City of Yuma has expanded hours of operation for its only off-leash park for dogs. Tuesday closures lifted by 3 p.m. Continued...11/19/2014

Yuma's Riverfront Earns Prestigious Award

Once overgrown with invasive, non-native species and even a dump, Yuma's riverfront has transformed into a network of parks, trails, beaches and wildlife-friendly open spaces. Continued...11/17/2014

Kayla Holiman Selected as Fire Marshal
Kayla Holiman Selected as Fire Marshal

Kayla has served as Interim Fire Marshal since May of this year following the retirement of Kent Thompson. Kayla is also the City of Yuma's first female Fire Marshal. Continued...11/14/2014

City to Introduce 'myUMA' to Improve Online and By-Phone Payment of Bills

Paperless billing. An app to pay by mobile phone. An option to set up recurring payments. Faster response via automated phone service. These conveniences are on the way for City services bill customers. Continued...11/13/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for November 13, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for November 13, 2014

A weekly list of City projects or encroachment permits authorized by the City of Yuma affecting busy streets: Fall Fog Seal; Avenue A and 24th Street; 16th St.; Catalina Drive Reconstruction; 16th Street, Sunridge Drive; and more... Continued...11/13/2014

"Cop Shop"
"Cop Shop"

Recently John Sternitzke, a local Engineer and owner of the Gandolfo building at 202 South 1st Avenue, donated office space in his building for the re-establishment of the North End Cop Shop. Continued...11/13/2014

Fire House Facts & Household Poisoning
Fire House Facts & Household Poisoning

From Sunday November 2, 2014 through Saturday November 8, 2014, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 238 emergency calls for service. Continued...11/13/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for November 6, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for November 6, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Fall Fog Seal; Slurry Seal Program; Catalina Drive Reconstruction; South Frontage Road, Payson Closure; 16th Street; Avenue A; 24th Street; City Street Maintenance; and more... Continued...11/06/2014

Fire House Facts & Traffic Safety
Fire House Facts & Traffic Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 26, 2014 through Saturday November 1, 2014 and traffic safety tips. Continued...11/06/2014

City Hall Closed in Honor of Veterans Day; Trash Pick-Up Delayed for Some
City Hall Closed in Honor of Veterans Day; Trash Pick-Up Delayed for Some

Yuma City Hall will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day. Additionally, Friday, Nov. 7, Yuma City Hall will be closed as part of its normal customer convenience schedule. Residential refuse collection for some homes inside the Yuma city limits will Continued...11/06/2014

City Council Agenda Preview, Nov. 5
City Council Agenda Preview, Nov. 5

The City’s North End Community Center could remain the home of the Senior Nutrition Program once the Yuma City Council takes action on that issue during tonight’s meeting, 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of City Hall, One City Plaza. Continued...11/05/2014

Occupant Protection Enforcement and Education Grant

The City of Yuma Police Department has been awarded an Occupant Protection Enforcement and Education grant from the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety. Continued...11/04/2014

Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Grant

The City of Yuma Police Department has been awarded a Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant and Speed Enforcement grant from the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety. Continued...11/04/2014

Yuma Police Department to Host Coffee With a Cop

On Saturday, November 8, 2014, officers from the Yuma Police Department and residents will come together in an informal, comfortable environment to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee. Continued...11/03/2014

November - There is no time more fitting to give thanks... (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
November - There is no time more fitting to give thanks... (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In this month's newsletter, we discuss upcoming Senior Programs, share winners from the Annual Halloween Ball Bash and the first annual Equipment Rodeo, and catch up on the latest events and happenings from the City of Yuma Parks & Recreation department. Continued...11/03/2014

City Facilities Among Those To Serve As Voting Centers For Tuesday's Election
City Facilities Among Those To Serve As Voting Centers For Tuesday's Election

Two City facilities will serve voters during Tuesday's general election, in which a number of county, state and federal representatives will be elected. Arizona voters will also have three propositions to consider. Continued...10/31/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for October 30, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for October 30, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Slurry Seal Program; Fall Fog Seal; Catalina Drive Reconstruction; South Frontage Road, Payson closure; 16th Street, Sunridge Drive; 16th Street, eastbound approach to Ave. C; and more... Continued...10/30/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of November 3, 2014 to November 9, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of November 3, 2014 to November 9, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 1st Avenue and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...10/30/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Halloween Safety
Fire House Facts and Tips on Halloween Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 19, 2014 through Saturday October 25, 2014 and Tips on Halloween Safety. Continued...10/29/2014

City to Hold Auction of Surplus Property Saturday, November 1, 2014

The next City of Yuma Public Auction will be held 9:00 a.m. Saturday, November 1 at the city's surplus property warehouse, 190 W. 14th Street. Continued...10/28/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for October 23, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for October 23, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Fall Fog Seal; Catalina Drive Reconstruction; 16th Street, Sunridge Drive; 16th Street, eastbound approach to Pacific; 16th Street, eastbound approach to Avenue C; and much more. Continued...10/23/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Traffic Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 12, 2014 through Saturday October 18, 2014 and Tips on Traffic Safety. Continued...10/22/2014

Paint-A-Thon Still Welcoming Volunteers This Saturday

There's already a team for every house to be painted, but individual volunteers are still encouraged to take part in the 2014 Rock & Roll Paint-A-Thon, the City's annual National Make A Difference Day project. Continued...10/22/2014

50-Year Time Capsule Ceremony Will Introduce New Park To Yuma

The City's 50-year time capsule will be buried 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Themed "Imagine Yuma 2064," the capsule burial will be held at and during the official opening of the new Yuma Valley Park, located on 24th Street. Continued...10/21/2014

Dawn Dances Her Way To Top Award At This Year's Tribute Of The Muses
Dawn Dances Her Way To Top Award At This Year's Tribute Of The Muses

The City of Yuma Parks, Arts, and Recreation Commission (PARC) presented the 14th Annual Tribute of the Muse Award to local dance teacher and studio owner Dawn Atherton at its awards ceremony Friday evening. Continued...10/17/2014

Sister City Boys' Choir To Sing; You Are Invited To Watch Tuesday

The choir's concerts have been very popular for years during the summer and Christmas seasons in Frankfurt and throughout eastern Germany. Continued...10/17/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for October 16, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for October 16, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Fall Fog Seal to start October 20; Catalina Drive Reconstruction; 16th Street, Sunridge Drive; 16th Street, eastbound approach to Pacific; 16th Street, eastbound approach to Avenue C; and more. Continued...10/16/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Fire Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 5, 2014 through Saturday October 11, 2014 and Tips on Fire Safety. Continued...10/16/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of October 20, 2014 to October 26, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of October 20, 2014 to October 26, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 16th Street and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...10/16/2014

5th Annual Scary & Safe Trick or Treat at the Yuma Territorial Prison
5th Annual Scary & Safe Trick or Treat at the Yuma Territorial Prison

The Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, in cooperation with the Yuma Police Department, is pleased to announce the "Scary & Safe Trick or Treat" at the Yuma Territorial Prison on Halloween night from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Continued...10/14/2014

City Invites Youth to Share, Then Bury, a Vision of Yuma's Future
City Invites Youth to Share, Then Bury, a Vision of Yuma's Future

Yuma's Centennial year continues with its next planned event coming soon, but first our youngest residents are invited to both predict Yuma's future and check their predictions 50 years later. Continued...10/13/2014

Fire Prevention Week (Day 5): Children and Fires

We would like to get the message out that parents need talk about fire safety with their children. There is no reason for children to have matches or lighters in their possession, or access to them in their home Continued...10/10/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of October 13, 2014 to October 19, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of October 13, 2014 to October 19, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 24th Street and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...10/10/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for October 9, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for October 9, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Catalina Drive Reconstruction; Fall Fog Seal to start Oct. 20; South Frontage Road weekend closures - ADOT; 16th Street, Sunridge Drive; Araby Road and 24th Street; and more. Continued...10/09/2014

Fire Prevention Week (Day 4): Cooking Fires

U.S. Fire Departments responded to an estimated annual average of 156,600 cooking-related fires between 2007-2011, resulting in 400 civilian deaths, 5,080 civilian injuries and $853 million in direct damage. Continued...10/09/2014

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day is 8:00 a.m. to Noon This Saturday

Yuma's Household Hazardous Waste program will hold its next quarterly collection event from 8:00 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 11 at the City of Yuma North Public Works Yard, 265 W. 13th Street (13th Street between 4th Avenue and 1st Avenue). Continued...10/08/2014

Fire House Facts and More on Fire Prevention Week

Fire House Facts for Sunday September 28, 2014 through Saturday October 4, 2014 and more news on Fire Prevention Week. Continued...10/08/2014

Fire Prevention Week (Day 3): E.D.I.T.H.

We would like to introduce you to E.D.I.T.H. (Exit-Drills-In-The-Home). E.D.I.T.H. can help you be prepared to react in a fire emergency in your home. Here are three easy steps to being better prepared. Continued...10/08/2014

Fire Prevention Week (Day 2): Smoke Alarms
Fire Prevention Week (Day 2): Smoke Alarms

2014's Fire Prevention Week theme is "Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month." Continued...10/07/2014

Fire Prevention Week (Day 1): YFD Firefighter, Fire Engineer, Fire Captain, and Support Person of the Year Recognition

Observation of Fire Prevention Week began today with a Proclamation by City of Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls and special recognition of several City of Yuma fire personnel. Continued...10/06/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for October 3, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for October 3, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Catalina Drive Reconstruction; Yuma County Fairgrounds; 16th Street, Sunridge Drive; Araby Road and 24th Street; and more. Continued...10/03/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of October 6, 2014 to October 12, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of October 6, 2014 to October 12, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is Avenue C and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...10/02/2014

Selection of YFD Assistant Chief

Following the appointment of Steve Irr as Chief of the Yuma Fire Department, a selection process was begun for Assistant Chief. We are proud to announce that Dustin "Dusty" Fields has been selected as Assistant Chief for Operations. Continued...10/02/2014

Fire House Facts, Fire Prevention Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fire House Facts for Sunday September 21, 2014 through Saturday September 27, 2014 and information about Fire Prevention Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Continued...10/01/2014

October - Change is in the air, and going in the ground! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
October - Change is in the air, and going in the ground! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In this month's newsletter, we announce the nominees for this year's Tribute of the Muse award, tell you how you can over seed your lawn like a pro, and we catch up on the latest events and happenings from the City of Yuma Parks & Recreation department. Continued...10/01/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of September 29, 2014 to October 5, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of September 29, 2014 to October 5, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 32nd Street and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...09/26/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for September 25, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for September 25, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Catalina Drive Reconstruction; Avenue A south of 24th Street - YRMC; 5th Avenue and 7th Street; 14th Street and 11th Avenue; Avenue 5E near County 11-1/2 Street; and more. Continued...09/25/2014

Grant from Governor's Office of Highway Safety

The City of Yuma Fire Department recently received a grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). The grant, for the amount of $15,215, was used to purchase extrication equipment. Continued...09/25/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Disaster Preparedness

Fire House Facts for Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday September 20, 2014 and Tips on Disaster Preparedness. Continued...09/24/2014

National Take Back Initiative

The Yuma Police Dept. and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Continued...09/23/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Emergency Preparedness

Fire House Facts for Sunday September 7, 2014 through Saturday September 13, 2014 and Tips on Emergency Preparedness. Continued...09/19/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for September 18, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for September 18, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Catalina Drive Reconstruction - Public meeting to take place on Wednesday; 5th Avenue and 7th Street; 14th Street and 11th Avenue; Avenue 5E near County 11-1/2 Street; and more. Continued...09/19/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of September 22, 2014 to September 27, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of September 22, 2014 to September 27, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 20th Street and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...09/19/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of September 15, 2014 to September 21, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of September 15, 2014 to September 21, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 4th Avenue and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...09/11/2014

Public Notice: Water and Sewer Rate Adjustments

Notice required by Arizona Revised Statutes Section 9-499.15: The City of Yuma will be considering final water and sewer rates. (Updated timetable, October 20, 2014) Continued...09/11/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for September 11, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for September 11, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: New turn lanes at Avenue 5E; Cataline Drive Reconstruction; Avenue 6E near 40th Street; South Frontage Road; El Descanso area water services; Avenue 5E near 32nd Street; and more. Continued...09/11/2014

9/11 Recognition
9/11 Recognition

For each of the last 12 years, on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001, a special tribute has been made to the firefighters that died that day. Continued...09/09/2014

Partial Roof Collapse During Rain Storm

On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, shortly after 10:00 a.m., the Yuma Fire Department was called to the 2600 block of E. 24th Street for a report of water flowing through a sprinkler system at International Paper. Continued...09/09/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of September 8, 2014 to September 14, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of September 8, 2014 to September 14, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 16th Street and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...09/05/2014

Mayor Nicholls elected to League of Arizona Cities and Towns' Executive Committee
Mayor Nicholls elected to League of Arizona Cities and Towns' Executive Committee

"Being selected to represent the 91 cities and towns of Arizona is a great honor and responsibility," said Mayor Nicholls about his new position. Mayor Nicholls said this new role will allow him to represent concerns that impact the City of Yuma. Continued...09/05/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for September 4, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for September 4, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: new turning lanes on Avenue 5E; construction on 31st place; City Street maintenance; El Descanso area water services; and more. Continued...09/05/2014

Yuma Police Department to host Coffee with a Cop

On September 18, 2014, officers from the Yuma Police Department and residents will come together in an informal, comfortable environment to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee. Continued...09/05/2014

City Participates in Corporate Cup Challenge to Help Food Bank

Corporate Cup Food Drive Accumulates More Than 40,000 lbs. of Food to be Donated to Yuma Community Food Bank. Continued...09/03/2014

Fire House Facts and National Preparedness Month

Fire House Facts for Sunday August 24, 2014 through Saturday August 30, 2014 and National Preparedness Month. Continued...09/03/2014

September - Come Out and PLAY! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
September - Come Out and PLAY! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In September's newsletter, we get ready for Spruce Up Your Park & Come Out & Play Days, the always exciting Wedding & Quinceañera Expo, share improvements to our "Bark Park" and catch up on the latest events and happenings from Yuma Parks & Recreation. Continued...09/02/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of September 1, 2014 to September 7, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of September 1, 2014 to September 7, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is All School Zones and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...08/29/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for August 28, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for August 28, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: 16th Street near Avenue B; South Redondo Center Drive; Catalina Drive reconstruction; Gila Ridge Road, Pacific to 3E; and more. Continued...08/29/2014

City Recognizes Employee Excellence in Take Pride Awards

City of Yuma employees were recognized for providing exemplary customer service, workplace excellence, outstanding leadership, exceptional teamwork and above-the-call community involvement during the City's semi-annual Take Pride awards. Continued...08/28/2014

The Yuma Police Department Implements a New Automated Telephone Answering System

On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, the City of Yuma Police Department will implement a new automated telephone answering system for our non-emergency phone number, 928-373-4700. This service will be provided in English and Spanish. Continued...08/28/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on BBQ Grill Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday August 17, 2014 through Saturday August 23, 2014 and Tips on BBQ Grill Safety. Continued...08/27/2014

City Hall Closing, Trash Pickups Altered Around Labor Day

Yuma City Hall will be closed Monday, September 1, for Labor Day. Continued...08/25/2014

Improvements Coming to City's Online Bill Payment System

The City of Yuma wants to advise residents who currently use the automated phone system or City website to pay their city services bills that a new system being installed soon will require some downtime, plus require them to re-register. Continued...08/22/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of August 25, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of August 25, 2014 to August 31, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is All School Zones and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...08/21/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for August 21, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for August 21, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Catalina Drive, 8th Avenue to 4th Avenue; Gila Ridge Road, Pacific to Avenue 3E; South Frontage Road - ADOT; City street maintenance; El Descanso area water services; and more. Continued...08/21/2014

Fall & Winter Activities Guide Available Online!
Fall & Winter Activities Guide Available Online!

The Yuma Parks and Recreation Activities Guide is available online for your convenience. Just one click gets you a PDF, printable version of the 36-page Guide. Continued...08/20/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Water Recreation Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday August 10, 2014 through Saturday August 16, 2014 and Tips on Water Recreation Safety. Continued...08/20/2014

City Heritage Festivals Invites All to Celebrate the Heat Block Party

Celebrate the Heat is free for all ages, and will take place on Main Street in downtown Yuma from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, August 22, 2014. Continued...08/19/2014

Yuma Civic Center to Serve as Voting Center During Primary Election
Yuma Civic Center to Serve as Voting Center During Primary Election

In order to better serve voters in the Yuma community, the Yuma Civic Center, 1440 W. Desert Hills Drive, has been selected as one of two mega-voting centers for upcoming elections. Continued...08/18/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of August 18, 2014 to August 24, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of August 18, 2014 to August 24, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is All School Zones and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...08/18/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for August 14, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for August 14, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Catalina Drive, 8th Avenue to 4th Avenue; Gila Ridge Road, Pacific to Avenue 3E; South Frontage Road - ADOT: City street maintenance; and more. Continued...08/14/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips for Monsoon Season

Fire House Facts for Sunday August 3, 2014 through Saturday August 9, 2014 and Tips for Monsoon Season. Continued...08/13/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for August 7, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for August 7, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Avenue 3E, County 14th Street; 21st Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues; South Frontage Road - ADOT; City street maintenance; and more. Continued...08/07/2014

Fire House Facts and the ABC's of Drowning Prevention

Fire House Facts Sunday July 27, 2014 through Saturday August 2, 2014 and the ABC's of Drowing Prevention. Continued...08/07/2014

City Fills Two Senior Staff Positions With Heads of Fire, HR Departments

With Wednesday's announcement of a new chief of the Yuma Fire Department, the City of Yuma is back to having leadership positions filled for all its departments. Continued...08/07/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of August 11, 2014 to August 17, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of August 11, 2014 to August 17, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is All School Zones and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...08/07/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of August 4, 2014 to August 10, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of August 4, 2014 to August 10, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is Arizona Avenue and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...08/05/2014

Back to School Safety
Back to School Safety

The Yuma Police Department would like to provide the community with some back to school safety tips. Awareness and education can be used as tools to help keep children safe. Continued...08/04/2014

August  - Get in Gear, the Fall Season is Near! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
August - Get in Gear, the Fall Season is Near! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In August's newsletter, we feature an iconic art unveiling, a community food drive to benefit the Yuma Community Food Bank, recreational activities for everyone, and we catch up on the latest events and happenings from Yuma Parks & Recreation. Continued...08/01/2014

City, Krieger Settle Lawsuit
City, Krieger Settle Lawsuit

During a special meeting held noon Thursday, July 31 in Council Chambers at City Hall, the Yuma City Council voted unanimously to authorize a $40,000 settlement in the case of Alan L. Krieger v. City of Yuma, et al. Continued...07/31/2014

Fire House Facts and Drowning Impact Awareness Month
Fire House Facts and Drowning Impact Awareness Month

Fire House Facts for Sunday July 20, 2014 through Saturday July 26, 2014 and August is Drowning Impact Awareness Month Continued...07/31/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for July 31, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for July 31, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: San Marcos Drive at Engler Avenue; 21st Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues; South Frontage Road; City street maintenance; Catalina Drive, 8th Ave to 4th Ave; and Redondo Center Drive. Continued...07/31/2014

One of Two City Recycling Drop-off Sites to Close Friday
One of Two City Recycling Drop-off Sites to Close Friday

With the one-year anniversary approaching for curbside recycling at Yuma homes, the City of Yuma announces it is shutting down one of two sites that had been devoted to voluntary drop-offs of recyclable materials. Continued...07/31/2014

Paramedic Graduation Saturday July 26, 2014

On Saturday July 26, 2014, at the Arizona Western College Community Center, graduation ceremonies were held for those who successfully completed the AWC Paramedic Program. Continued...07/31/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of July 28, 2014 to August 3, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of July 28, 2014 to August 3, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 16th Street and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...07/25/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for July 25, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for July 25, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: 8th Street, Orange to 6th Avenues (APS); 40th Street and Avenue 4E Intersection; 21st Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues; Avenue A, 24th Street (YRMC); South Frontage Road (ADOT); and more. Continued...07/25/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Water Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday July 13, 2014 through Saturday July 19, 2014 and Tips on Water Safety. Continued...07/23/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of July 21, 2014 to July 27, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of July 21, 2014 to July 27, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 1st Avenue and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...07/18/2014

CIP News: Main Street Water Treatment Plant
CIP News: Main Street Water Treatment Plant

A 2000KW diesel generator and accompanying 4,000 gallon double wall diesel fuel tank were recently installed at the Main Street Water Treatment Facility. With a full tank, this new generator has the ability to run the facility for up to 3 days. Continued...07/18/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for July 17, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for July 17, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: 40th Street and Avenue 4E intersection four-way stop; Repair work scheduled on 24th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues; Traffic change near Avenue A and 24th Street; Avenue A, 24th Street - YRMC; and more Continued...07/17/2014

City to Unveil Art Mural and Bury Second Centennial Time Capsule on July 25th
City to Unveil Art Mural and Bury Second Centennial Time Capsule on July 25th

The City of Yuma will host two events on July 25, as the City's Centennial celebrations continue. The public is invited to a mural unveiling at 8 a.m., followed by a ceremony where a second Centennial time capsule will be buried. Continued...07/16/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Kitchen Fires

Fire House Facts for Sunday July 6, 2014 through Saturday July 12, 2014 and Tips on Kitchen Fires. Continued...07/16/2014

Local Group Donates Materials for After-School Archery Program
Local Group Donates Materials for After-School Archery Program

A local archery organization donated $2,000 worth of bows, arrows and targets to the City of Yuma Parks and Recreation Department. Continued...07/11/2014

Annual Back to School Rodeo Set for 8:00 a.m. to Noon Saturday, July 26, 2014

The City of Yuma and a variety of community sponsors will host the third annual Back to School Rodeo, 8:00 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 26 at the Yuma Civic Center, 1440 W. Desert Hills Drive. Continued...07/11/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of July 14, 2014 to July 20, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of July 14, 2014 to July 20, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 14th Avenue and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...07/11/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for July 10, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for July 10, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Avenue A, 24th Street - YRMC; South Frontage Road - ADOT; City street maintenance; Avenue B, between 26th Street and 28th Street; and more. Continued...07/10/2014

Carver Park Water Features Closed for Repairs This Week
Carver Park Water Features Closed for Repairs This Week

The Yuma Parks and Recreation department has closed the water features at Carver Park this week for repairs. Friendship Park features an option. Continued...07/10/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Storm Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday June 29, 2014 through Saturday July 5, 2014 and Tips on Storm Safety. Continued...07/07/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of July 7, 2014 to July 13, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of July 7, 2014 to July 13, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 4th Avenue and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...07/04/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for July 3, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for July 3, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Avenue A, 24th Street - YRMC; South Frontage Road - ADOT; City street maintenance; Avenue B, between 26th Street and 28th Street; and more. Continued...07/03/2014

July is National Park & Recreation Month!
July is National Park & Recreation Month!

In this month's news letter, we'll find out why 'Out is In'; share 'Selfies' in the park and catch up on the latest events and happenings from Parks & Recreation. Continued...07/03/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Fireworks Danger

Fire House Facts for Sunday June 22, 2014 through Saturday June 28, 2014, and Tips on Fireworks Danger. Continued...07/01/2014

Drop Off Household Hazardous Waste 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 12
Drop Off Household Hazardous Waste 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 12

Yuma's Household Hazardous Waste program will hold its next quarterly collection event from 7:00 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 12, at the City of Yuma North Public Works Yard, 265 W. 13th Street (13th Street between 4th Avenue and 1st Avenue). Continued...06/30/2014

City Hall Closing, Trash Pickups Altered Around Independence Day
City Hall Closing, Trash Pickups Altered Around Independence Day

Yuma City Hall will be closed Friday, July 4 for Independence Day. That coincides with the rotating Friday when Yuma City Hall would normally be closed as part of its customer service schedule. Continued...06/27/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of June 30, 2014 to July 6, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of June 30, 2014 to July 6, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is Avenue A and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...06/27/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for June 26, 2014 UPDATED
City of Yuma Road Report for June 26, 2014 UPDATED

UPDATES APS item to indicate July 2 power outage at 24th Street and Avenue C to take place in daytime not overnight; also updates date for crack seal work. Continued...06/26/2014

Fire House Facts and Safety Information on Fireworks
Fire House Facts and Safety Information on Fireworks

From Sunday June 15, 2014 through Saturday June 21, 2014, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 221 emergency calls for service. Continued...06/25/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for June 20, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for June 20, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Avenue C at 24th Street - APS; South Frontage Road - ADOT; City street maintenance; Araby, 24th Street area - Century Link; and more. Continued...06/20/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of June 23, 2014 to June 29, 2014
Project Drive Safe! For the Week of June 23, 2014 to June 29, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 16th Street and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...06/19/2014

Fire House Facts and Water Safety Tips
Fire House Facts and Water Safety Tips

From Sunday June 8, 2014 through Saturday June 14, 2014, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 233 emergency calls for service. Continued...06/18/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of June 16, 2014 to June 22, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 16th Street and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...06/13/2014

Fire House Facts & Information Heat Related Illnesses
Fire House Facts & Information Heat Related Illnesses

From Sunday June 8, 2014 through Saturday June 14, 2014, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 247 emergency calls for service. Continued...06/12/2014

City of Yuma Road Report For June 12, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report For June 12, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: YRMC Main Entrance, South Frontage Road, 2nd Avenue, City street maintenance, Araby, 21st Street waterline extension, 3rd Avenue, and Gila Ridge Road. Continued...06/12/2014

Excess Trash? Additional Disposal Option Available
Excess Trash? Additional Disposal Option Available

In order to provide more service options for those who may occasionally generate high volumes of residential solid waste, the City of Yuma wants residents to know of another option for disposing of excess trash. Continued...06/11/2014

Fraud Alert: Green Dot MoneyPak Card

A most recent scam involves a person contacting a business owner or homeowner. The scammer tells the person their utility service is about to be shut off or their cell phone service is going to be turned off because of late or nonpayment. Continued...06/06/2014

Project Drive Safe! For the Week of June 9, 2014 to June 15, 2014

This week's targeted roadway is 32nd Street and the secondary roadway is Undisclosed. Project Drive Safe! is a Public Awareness Campaign to encourage our community to drive safe. Continued...06/06/2014

Fire House Facts and National CPR and AED Awareness Week

Fire House Facts for Sunday June 1, 2014 through Saturday June 7, 2014 and National CPR and AED Awareness Week. Continued...06/05/2014

City of Yuma Road Report For June 5, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report For June 5, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: YRMC Main Entrance; South Frontage Road - ADOT; 21st Street waterline extension; City street maintenance; 4th Avenue at 28th Street - Century Link; and more. Continued...06/05/2014

Found Item: Wallet
Found Item: Wallet

On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, a wallet was found in the vicinity of Gateway Park, 200 N. Penitentiary Avenue and turned into the Yuma Police Department. Continued...06/04/2014

Citizens Police Academy XVII Graduation

On Wednesday, May 28, 2014 the Yuma Police Department Citizens Police Academy Class XVII graduated. Continued...06/03/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for May 30, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for May 30, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Avenue B, 24th Street to 32nd Street; South Frontage Road; 21st Street waterline extension; City street maintenance; 4th Avenue at 28th Street; and more. Continued...05/30/2014

Chief Training Officer Designation Awarded to YFD Battalion Chief

Yuma Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Walton has successfully completed the process that has led to his receiving the professional designation of "Chief Training Officer" (CTO). Continued...05/28/2014

Family Fish Fiesta is This Saturday
Family Fish Fiesta is This Saturday

The City and Game and Fish present the fourth annual Family Fish Fiesta, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at West Wetlands Park, 282 N. 12th Avenue. Admission to the event is free. Continued...05/28/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Water Recreation Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday May 18, 2014 through Saturday May 24, 2014 and Tips on Water Recreation Safety. Continued...05/28/2014

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