Post Date: 08/20
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Cochise County Board of Supervisors adopts tax rates and levies

The 2018-2019 fiscal year tax rates and levies have been officially adopted by the Cochise County Board of Supervisors.

During a public hearing on August 20, the Board unanimously voted to approve the County’s property tax, as well as the rates for all Special... Read More

Post Date: 08/15

The Cochise County Board of Supervisors has approved funding to allow law enforcement officers to utilize new technology along the U.S./Mexico border.

A $60,000 payment will go to Cogniac Corporation from the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office to improve the capabilities of currently used covert surveillance cameras.

Software provided by the company will allow the Sheriff’s... Read More

Post Date: 08/10
News Category:
Community Development

Solar Energy Plant recommended for approval by Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission


A new solar energy power plant looks set to be built in Benson, bringing up to 200 construction jobs to Cochise County.

The project, located near the intersection of East 4th Street and Benson Airport Road, will permanently... Read More

Post Date: 08/07

Beginning Monday, August 20, 2018 and ending Friday, August 31, 2018, the Cochise County Board of Supervisors will hold its fourth online auction. This is a sale of real estate within the county held by the state by tax deed. Specified units will be made available for public sale through an online auction pursuant to A.R.S.§42-18:303, et.seq. and can be viewed at ... Read More

Post Date: 08/06

County offers more convenient ways to vote in Primary Election

Early voting in the Primary Election has begun and Cochise County is offering its citizens more ways to participate this year.

Voters who have requested an Early Ballot - nearly 60 percent of Cochise County voters opt to vote early - should start receiving them in the... Read More

Post Date: 08/01

Sunsites Community Library will close for three weeks in August to allow for renovation work.

The project will include plastering to repair some cracks, fresh paint inside the building, and improved flooring. The library is located at 210 N. Ford Street, Pearce.

The cost of the renovation will be covered by the Friends of the Pearce-Sunsites Community Library, which... Read More

Post Date: 07/27
News Category:
Health and Housing

Residents who need vital record certificates will now be offered same-day services by Cochise County.


Beginning Wednesday, August 1, anyone who needs a birth or death certificate can visit the Health & Social Services clinics in Sierra Vista and Bisbee to receive in-person delivery.The service will be offered in Douglas later this month, and eventually in Benson and... Read More

Post Date: 07/24

Rural schools in Cochise County will have access to improved, cheaper internet services following the establishment of a technology consortium.


At its regular meeting on July 24, the Board of Supervisors approved Cochise County School Superintendent Jacqui Clay’s request to allow the project to move forward to take advantage of available federal funds.


The... Read More

Post Date: 07/17

Budgets for a number of Special Districts have been approved by the Cochise County Board of Supervisors for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.


During public hearings on July 16, the Board adopted final budgets for the Flood Control District, the Library District, and the Light Improvement Districts of Bowie, Golden Acres, Sunsites, Pirtleville, and Naco, as follows:


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Post Date: 07/17

The Cochise County Board of Supervisors has approved its final budget for fiscal year 2018-2019.


The $198,248,679 budget represents an increase of around 5.59 percent over the previous year.


And while General Fund revenue is expected to increase by an estimated $2,144,464, expenditures will rise also – projected at $2,118,028.


In approving... Read More