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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Grant Helps Maricopa County Reduce Lead Poisoning Risk

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Maricopa County is working to decrease the number of children who get sick in their homes due to poisoning from lead-based paints.  The Board of Supervisors just approved $1.8 million in federal grant money to be administered by the Human Service...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Smart Region Effort Aims to Improve Quality of Life

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The country’s largest and most connected smart region won’t be in New York or Chicago.  It’s being built in Maricopa County, Arizona right now to improve quality of life and increase economic competitiveness.

Today the Board of Supervisors approve...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Maricopa County Confirms Pediatric Flu Death

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PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release

Media Availability: A doctor will be available from 1-3pm, call to schedule

Contact:   Jeanene Fowler, Public Health: jeanene.fowler@maricopa.gov, 602-722-1806

 

Maricopa County Confirms Pediatric Flu De...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Board of Supervisors Approves Daisy Mountain/New River Area Plan

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Rural living has a place in the Maricopa County of the future.  That’s the takeaway from the Daisy Mountain/New River Area Plan approved this week by the Board of Supervisors.

In addition to more than 20 cities and towns, Maricopa County is also h...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Maricopa County Parks challenge participants to trek hundreds of miles

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While everyone else in town is buzzing about looking for the best pumpkin spice latte and coordinating Halloween costumes, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department is preparing for the launch of their annual 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge on Fri...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Board of Supervisors Appoints North Mesa Justice of the Peace

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Today the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed a new Justice of the Peace for the North Mesa Judicial Precinct. Kyle Jones comes to the job with plenty of experience serving Maricopa County Justice Courts.  He has served the North Mesa ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

New Affordable Housing in Tempe

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The newest affordable housing complex in Maricopa County is already transforming lives.

River at Eastline Village is a 56-unit affordable housing community at River Road and Apache Boulevard in Tempe located near light rail and bus routes.

Esperito Gonzalez...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Board Approves Elections Operations Agreement

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On October 23, 2019, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a new elections operations agreement, which outlines specific ways the Board of Supervisors and Recorder’s Office will share responsibilities for planning and executing ele...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

County Diversion Program Helps Seriously Mentally Ill Lower Risk to Return to Jail

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An innovative program to get low risk offenders with serious mental health needs out of the county jail system and connected with services is showing strong signs of success.

Maricopa County justice system stakeholders including Correctional Health Service...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Healthy Giving Campaign Kick-Off

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This week, community leaders came together to announce a new partnership and next steps for an important initiative helping fight homelessness in Maricopa County.

Thanks to a new partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, led by Phoenix Councilwoman ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Monsoon 2019 Wrap: One Tornado, But Not Much Rain

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Monsoon 2019 was drier than normal but that didn’t mean it was uneventful. A storm on September 23 brought about 40% of the total rainfall for the season and included a tornado that touched down briefly in New River.

The Flood Control District of Maricopa ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Maricopa County Unveils Redesigned Website, Focused on Resident Experience

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There’s a new and improved way to “get it done” with Maricopa County. The County’s redesigned website, Maricopa.gov, delivers an improved mobile experience, streamlined content and navigation, and a more effective search bar, powered by Google. The site s...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Board Accepting Applications for North Mesa JP Vacancy

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for Justice of the Peace in the North Mesa Judicial Precinct. Judge Cecil P. Ash, who has served in that position for six and a half years, is retiring effective September 30, 2019.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Just last year, there were at least 85 deaths as a result of domestic violence in Arizona. Approximately 60% of those happened in Maricopa County, according to the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence.

Maricopa County’s Board of Supervisor...

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