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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.

Council hears updates on community pool and bridge projects at January 11 meeting

Members of the Globe City Council: Mayor Al Gameros, Vice Mayor Mike Stapleton (District 4), and Councilmembers Freddy Rios (District 1), Mike Pastor (District 2), Jesse Leetham (District 3), Mariano Gonzalez (District 5), and Fernando Shipley (District 6). All members were in attendance at this meeting except Vice Mayor Stapleton. …

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City and Humane Society at odds over former county shelter, funding to repair CVCA elevator and Pool timeline discussed at Nov. 23 council meeting.

A former lease, dating back to the 50’s on the old County shelter facility is a point of contention between the City and the local humane society which held the original lease. The outcome will determine the use of the land and building located below Globe’s cemetery. Cheryl Brazell of …

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Council discuss opioid settlement and redistricting process at Oct 12th meeting

Council discusses joining distribution of opioid settlement funds Bill Simms, Globe’s City Attorney, explained that due to the opioid crisis, settlements are being negotiated with pharmaceutical companies and distributors similar to the tobacco industry settlements of around 15 years ago.  Globe has the opportunity to agree to join a legal …

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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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