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In a primary race that Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chairman Craig Brown called “a referendum on the no-jail” campaign, Brown and Supervisor Mary Mallory appeared well on their way to wins in the Republican primary Tuesday, Aug. 4.
The need for public transit has been studied for years in the Prescott area, and the region recently got word that $3.6 million of CARES Act money was available for transit.
For months, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors has been taking steps toward a $65.2 million bond issue for a new justice center/jail in Prescott.
During two meetings in early 2020, the Second Amendment’s protection of the right to bear arms took center stage for the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused a shutdown of much of the economy in March, April and May 2020, which led to a reduction in revenues for Yavapai County.
Among the financial decisions that the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors has delayed in the face of COVID-related reduced revenues is whether county employees should receive cost-of-living (COLA) and merit raises.
The Daily Courier asked candidates - Steve Irwin, Mary Mallory, and Brian Silvernale - questions ahead of the Aug. 4 Primary Election.