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Category: Misc.

New Council, New Priorities, New Direction

A New Direction & New Priorities… After a recent two day Flagstaff City Council Policy retreat, our city has new priorities and a new direction. These policies represent a shift […]

Should the City be Building Spec Homes?

The City of Flagstaff continues to build spec homes, despite real estate values dropping nearly 40% and an abundance of existing homes for sale. Yes, for those of you who […]

Meet & Greet Tomorrow, 8/18, 12:30-2:30

• August 18th, 12:30-2:30 Meet & Greet with congressional candidate Jonathan Paton, Rep Barton, Rep Crandell & Bob Thorpe, LD6 candidates. Mayor Nabours & Judge Lodge attendingas well as Gary […]

The Buck Stops Here…updated

Updated at bottom… It’s no secret that I’m probably the most fiscally conservative member of the Flagstaff City Council. I was taught a long time ago that no one handles […]

July 19th Council Meeting

As expected, last Tuesday’s July 19th Flagstaff City Council meeting addressed a few hot button issues. $20,000 for signs One of the first items up for vote was $20,000 in […]

Important Council Meeting July 17th

The upcoming July 17th 5:30PM Council Meeting will be a very busy meeting. On the agenda will be the three proposed bond questions. Council will decide that night whether or […]

Bond Questions & Civil Rights Ordinance

Tomorrows Council meeting includes a discussion on three bond questions that may be on the November ballot.  The three projects total $68,000,000 and the potential for bonding (borrowing) of $29,000,000 […]

A Small Victory for Flagstaff Tax Payers

A Small Victory for Flagstaff Tax Payers. by Councilman Jeff Oravits At Tuesday night’s Council Meeting, the property tax rate was raised by a vote of 4-3, with myself, Mayor […]

Working with other Elected Officials

Today I met with several Arizona elected officials including Congressman Jeff Flake and Mayor Moore of Williams. I look forward to working with other elected officials and working towards our […]

800 Jobs Coming to NAZ

Last night I attended a reception at NAU welcoming the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) to Flagstaff. They are opening corporate offices here in Flagstaff and a casino in Twin […]

Inner Basin Pipeline Tour

On Monday May 21, I had the opportunity to tour the Inner Basin Pipeline reconstruction project with Mayor Elect Nabours, Congressman Gosar, Councilman White & others. In 2010 the pipeline […]

Thanks Flagstaff

Thank you Flagstaff for choosing me as your next City Council Representative and thanks to everyone who volunteered during this campaign. I look forward to serving the community & finding […]