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Patricia Sanders

Patricia Sanders lived in Globe from 2004 to 2008 and at Reevis Mountain School, in the Tonto National Forest, from 2008 to 2014. She has been a writer and editor for GMT since 2015. She currently lives on Santa Maria island in the Azores.

City Council approves funding for community pool rehab at October 12 meeting

Council opened the meeting by recognizing promotions for Police Commander Charles Haines, Police Lieutenant Steve Williams, Police Detective Sergeant Ivan Kaminsky, and Police Officer Andres Arreola. Council also made the formal declaration of October 17 to 23, 2021, as Arizona Cities and Towns Week. Community swimming pool funding approved, set …

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City Council moves forward on recreational marijuana dispensary at September 28 meeting

Council approved moving forward on a conditional use permit for a marijuana dispensary at 2250 E. Highway 60, Suite M, after discussion and hearing public comments. The request will come back at the next meeting, on October 12, for final approval. Dana Burkhardt, the Zoning Administrator, reminded the public that …

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Globe-Miami Authorities Discuss Post-fire Flooding Resources at Town Hall Meeting August 26

A Town Hall meeting on August 26th brought together government leaders and local agencies to discuss post flooding resources and answer questions from local residents. Held at the Miami High School auditorium, the full town hall meeting is available online. In attendance were representatives of the City of Globe, the …

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City Council discusses American Rescue Plan Act funds and purchases new fire truck at August 24 meeting

City Council discusses American Rescue Plan Act funds and purchases new fire truck at August 24 meeting Members of the Globe City Council: Mayor Al Gameros, Vice Mayor Mike Stapleton, and Council members Freddy Rios, Mike Pastor, Jesse Leetham, Fernando Shipley, and Mariano Gonzalez. All members were in attendance except …

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Council discusses adding charging station for electric vehicles, and FEMA map at August 10th meeting

Members of the Globe City Council: Mayor Al Gameros, Vice Mayor Mike Stapleton, and Council members Freddy Rios, Mike Pastor, Jesse Leetham, Fernando Shipley, and Mariano Gonzalez. All members were in attendance. COVID measures reinstated City Manager Paul Jepson noted that with the resurgence of COVID, the City is reinstating …

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Council approves City budget and property tax adjustment at July 27 meeting

Members of the Globe City Council: Mayor Al Gameros, Vice Mayor Mike Stapleton, and Council members Freddy Rios, Mike Pastor, Jesse Leetham, Fernando Shipley, and Mariano Gonzales. All members were in attendance. Announcements Mayor Al Gameros said in the week of July 17-23 there were 40 new COVID cases in …

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Globe City Council adopts guidelines for Historic District

City Council discusses flooding and City salary survey, adopts updated Historic Preservation District design guidelines at July 13 meeting Members of the Globe City Council: Mayor Al Gameros, Vice Mayor Mike Stapleton, and Council members Freddy Rios, Mike Pastor, Jesse Leetham, Fernando Shipley, and Mariano Gonzales. All members were in …

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Pay increases and Tentative Budget approved by City Council at June 29th meeting.

City Council Adopts 2021-22 Tentative Budget at June 29 meeting Members of the Globe City Council: Mayor Al Gameros, Vice Mayor Mike Stapleton, and Council members Freddy Rios, Mike Pastor, Jesse Leetham, Fernando Shipley, and Mariano Gonzalez. All members were in attendance. This was a specially scheduled meeting to give …

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City Council votes to approve $500,000 for community pool after listening to public comments.Part 3.

Council engaged in a lengthy discussion and public hearing regarding the allocation of $500,000 in the City’s 2021-22 CIP plan to fund rehab of the swimming pool at the community center. Council voted to approve funding of $500,000 for the community pool rehab, in the expectation of obtaining additional funding …

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