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Chino Valley in Brief: Chino Valley Unified School District proposes tax increase

Shoppers check out the selection at the Chino Valley Farmers Market on Thursday, June 13. The farmers market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 24 at Olsen’s Grain, 344 Highway 89. (Jason Wheeler/Review)

Shoppers check out the selection at the Chino Valley Farmers Market on Thursday, June 13. The farmers market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 24 at Olsen’s Grain, 344 Highway 89. (Jason Wheeler/Review)

Chino Valley Unified School District proposes tax increase

The Chino Valley Unified School District is proposing an increase in its primary property tax levy of $85,000.

There will be a public hearing on the proposed tax increase at 5 p.m. July 2 at the Chino Valley Unified School District’s board room, 650 E. Center St., Chino Valley.

The amount proposed would cause CVUSD primary property taxes on a $100,000 home to be $4.31. Without the tax increase, total taxes owed would have been zero. The proposed amounts are above the qualifying tax levies as prescribed by state law. The increase is exclusive of any changes that may occur from property tax levies for voter approved bonded indebtedness or budget and tax overrides.

East Center Street closure set for June 19-21

East Center Street at the Santa Cruz Wash Bridge will be closed for road maintenance between June 19 and 21.

Drivers should use alternate routes. Residents living within the portion of road closed to through traffic will be able to access their driveways during the project. Emergency services will also have access to these areas.

For more information, please contact the Town of Chino Valley Public Works Department at 928-636-7140.

Information provided by the Town of Chino Valley Public Works Department.

Library sale features summer book selection

The Chino Valley Public Library bookstore features a summer paperback fiction sale. All proceeds benefit the library, 1020 W. Palomino Road, Chino Valley.

For more information, call 928-636-2687.

Coffee With Cops set for June 26

The community is invited to engage in casual conversation with local law enforcement during Coffee With Cops from 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, at the Overflow Coffee Shop, 448 N. Highway 89 in Chino Valley.

Meet Chief Wynn, Lt. Chapman and other Chino Valley Police Department employees.

Grants To You seeks teacher

Grants To You, a 17-year-old nonprofit, 501(c)(3), is seeking a teacher to support its grant research and writing program.

Classes are offered three to four times per year (eight hours each time).

Since its inception in 2002, the group’s 1,200 volunteers have won in excess of $4.1 million.

The instructors are paid a $300 honorarium (based on attendance) plus reimbursement for supplies. Attendance averages around 13 students.

Contact founder Paul Baskin at 928-458-7796 or at info@grantstoyou.org.

St. Catherine rummage sale June 21-22

St. Catherine Laboure Church will hold an all-parish rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 21, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the church located at 2062 N. Highway 89 in Chino Valley.

Proceeds help families and community organizations in Chino Valley and Paulden. For more information, visit stcatherinecv.org.

People Who Care meeting June 19

People Who Care will host a volunteer information orientation meeting from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 19, at 147 Grove Ave. in Prescott.

Volunteers provide non-medical assistance for adults unable to drive due to age-related and/or physical limitations. This allows an individual to continue living in their own home and remain independent as long as safely possible.

People Who Care is a community-based, nonprofit with programs in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey and Chino Valley. Volunteers help in the community where they and enrolled neighbors live. The majority of the clients live alone.

Volunteer assistance includes transportation to healthcare/business appointments; grocery shopping; personal paperwork; visiting; caregiver relief, and more.

For more information and to enroll, call 928-445-2480.

Quad Cities Caregiver Symposium June 20

The third annual Quad Cities Caregiver Symposium will be held on Thursday, June 20, with registration beginning at 9:45 a.m. in the Prescott Valley Public Library Crystal Room, 7401 Skoog Blvd., Prescott Valley. Check out the exhibits before the program begins at 10:15 a.m.

This free symposium is open to the public and will feature local professionals, service providers, and networking with other family caregivers. This year’s focus will be to provide important information to help decrease family caregiver stress by offering presentations by NACOG Area Agency on Aging Program Coordinators, AARP Arizona, and information about financial assistance options.

Family caregivers are at-risk for job loss, health decline, and isolation while taking on the unpaid responsibility of caring for a loved one, friend, neighbor, parent, spouse or child. Learn more about resources in your community that may help you in finding balance.

Lunch will be provided by AARP Arizona.

To register, call Lita Nelson at 928-213-5255.

VA public hearing on June 26

Northern Arizona VA Health Care System has scheduled a public hearing for 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, in the theater, Bldg. 15, at the main VA hospital in Prescott to present a proposal on an Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) at NAVAHCS.

This EUL would enable the VA to improve its ability to continue providing benefits and services to veterans and their families through the renovation of six historic quarters (buildings 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10) and approximately three acres of adjacent land on the southwestern portion of the campus.

This co-location of housing on the campus would enable veterans greater access to services. The VA would like to elicit comments from veterans and other interested parties regarding plans to have supportive housing on the campus.

The public is invited to attend the hearing and is encouraged to submit written comments in advance of the hearing to Mary Dillinger, Public Affairs, Northern Arizona VA Health Care System 500 N. Highway 89, Prescott, AZ 86313 or call 928-717-7587.

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