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Chino Valley in Brief: 2018 Chino Valley Chip Seal Project

Kody Collier of Collier Farms sells fresh produce at the Chino Valley Farmers Market. (Jason Wheeler/Review, file)

Kody Collier of Collier Farms sells fresh produce at the Chino Valley Farmers Market. (Jason Wheeler/Review, file)

2018 Chino Valley Chip Seal Project

On July 23, the Town of Chino Valley will begin the complete pulverization and reconstruction of the following roads: Reed Road from Road 3 North to Road 4 North, Road 4 North from Reed Road to just west of Road 1 West and Chino Drive from Center Street to the end.

The reconstruction process will take approximately 3 to 6 weeks. Expect the roads to be closed to all but local traffic only during this time. The road condition will be a gravel surface during construction. Alternate routes are advised to avoid delays.

In addition, the following roads will receive a chip seal surface in mid to late August: Outer Loop Road from Road 1 West to Highway 89, and Road 1 East from Perkinsville Road to Road 4 North.

Traffic striping may be eliminated for a time during the seal coating process, but closures will be limited to just a few days. Alternate routes are also advised for these streets.

Please obey all construction signs and workers. The Town of Chino Valley would like to thank the public for their patience during this time.

For additional information, please contact the Public Works Department at 928-636-7140 with any questions. Chino Valley is also on the web at

Shoes from the Shepherd

Chino Valley United Methodist Church, 735 E. Road 1 South, will participate with Prescott UMC and Prescott Valley UMC in a shoe card distribution from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28, (or until all cards have been given away).

$20 gift cards for Payless Shoes, along with socks, books, and Bibles, will be distributed. Cookies and cool water will be available.

Free clothing giveaway

There will be a free clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. until noon, August 3 and 4, at First Southern Baptist Church of Chino Valley, 1524 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley.

There will be clothing for all ages. Everyone is welcome. Follow the signs.

Legislative District 1 Candidates’ Forum on Public Education

A Legislative District 1 Candidates’ Forum on Public Education will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Ruth Street Theatre at Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St., Prescott.

This non-partisan event is sponsored by: Yavapai County Education Service Agency, Prescott Education Advocacy Council, and Arizona Interfaith Network.

Coffee with COPS

Casual conversation with local law enforcement will be from 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 25 at Overflow Coffee Shop, 448 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley.

‘Reverse Mortgage 101 - Dispelling the Myths’

“Reverse Mortgage 101 - Dispelling the Myths” is a free Senior Connection presentation from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, August 2, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott.

Rob Kanyur, Reverse Mortgage Planner - Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, will explain how the Reverse Mortgage is being utilized as a retirement planning tool, and why it is no longer considered the loan of last resort.

RSVPs appreciated to or 928-778-3747. For a complete schedule of upcoming presentations, visit

Chino Valley Police Department Citizen Academy

The Chino Valley Police Department Citizen Academy meets from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, September 5 to 26.

Come learn about the local Police Department, meet the Officers who patrol the streets and neighborhoods, experience firsthand some of the training Officers go through in the shooting simulator, see vehicles and equipment used by the department, learn about the Citizens on Patrol Volunteers, see K-9 demonstrations, gain a deeper understanding of how cases are investigated and processed through the legal system.

Library book sale is underway

Visit the Friends’ Bookstore located inside the Chino Valley Library, 1020 Palomino, Chino Valley. In July and August, hardback books are being sold for $.50 and paperback books are being sold for $.25. All proceeds benefit the library.

Write-in candidates must file

Write-in candidates for mayor or councilmember in Chino Valley’s Aug. 28 Primary Election must file nomination papers no later than 5 p.m. Thursday, July 19.

Write-in candidates must meet the qualifications to register to vote, be 18 years old, live within the town limits, and must have resided within the town limits for one year. Citizens may obtain a candidate packet at the Town Clerk’s Office in Town Hall, 202 N. Highway 89, by making an appointment with the Town Clerk at 928-636-2646, ext. 1052 or

American Legion breakfasts

The American Legion hosts breakfast on the first, second and third Sunday of the month. The cost is $7 and the public is welcome to attend. The American Legion Post 40 is located at 650 E. Road 3 South, Chino Valley.

Yellow Ribbon tree honors military

The purpose of the Yellow Ribbon Honor Tree is to recognize and support current Chino Valley Town Council members and family members; town employees, their spouses or close family members; and other individuals living in the Chino Valley community/area who are currently serving full-time active duty in the military and are deployed; and individuals in the Reserves or National Guard who are currently deployed.

A yellow ribbon in recognition of each deployed individual will be displayed on a tree inside Chino Valley Town Hall. The public is welcome to visit the display during hours that Town Hall is open to the public.

Each yellow ribbon will indicate the individual’s name, rank and military branch.

The yellow ribbon will be on display for six months. Ribbons will then be removed and stored for one year. Contact the Town Manager’s Office to pick up the ribbon.

To participate, complete the application form, Town of Chino Valley’s Yellow Ribbon Honor Tree, providing information about the individual who is deployed. Application forms are available at Chino Valley Town Hall, Chino Valley Senior Center, Library, Human Resources, or the application can be completed online at the Town of Chino Valley website,

Submit the completed application form to the Chino Valley Town Manager’s Office, 202 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley, Arizona 86323, or submit online through the Town of Chino Valley website.

Applications for the Yellow Ribbon Honor Tree will be available and accepted starting May 1.

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