- Globe Fire Marshall Joe Bracamonte was recognized for leading the community effort to successfully locate Mrs. Josephine Moses on March 10. Moses had gone missing March 9 from Haven Health Facility in Globe.
- The city will hold a public informational meeting on March 17 at 5 p.m. at Globe City Hall to discuss the lawsuit filed against the City of Globe by AZ Water Company.
- Starting this month, APS will begin clearing flammable materials from around poles within Globe as part of its Fire Mitigation and Pole Clearing Project. Globe is considered one of the highest fire risk regions in the state.
- Taylor Harrison received the Empty to Awesome Award for opening Nurd Berger Cafe in what was formerly George’s Hamburger Shop on South Hill Street.
- The city is in the process of negotiating the purchase of 40 to 60 new fire hydrants using WIFA (Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona) funding. The city received four bids for the project; the cheapest was a bid by HD Supply for $5,230 per fire hydrant.
- The city adopted a resolution to remove from its assets $6,021 worth of uncollectible debts owed to the city. (This is done annually with debts the city is unable to collect.)
- A public meeting regarding the 2015-16 budget is scheduled for March 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Hall.
- The Globe Public Library is seeking a new library director and two new part-time employees.
- Starting next week through the month of April, Globe Public Library will be closed on Wednesdays.
Jenn Walker began writing for Globe Miami Times in 2012 and has been a contributor ever since. Her work has also appeared in Submerge Magazine, Sacramento Press, Sacramento News & Review and California Health Report. She currently teaches Honors English at High Desert Middle School and mentors Globe School District’s robotics team.