However, the state will still prosecute James for charges of assisting a criminal syndicate – street gang, a Class 3 felony, and two counts of aggravated assault, both Class 6 felonies.
The idea came about through the main street town hall meeting held last summer, and businesses and downtown revitalization advocates are getting on board.
“I’m hopeful and excited for my future and also for our beloved City of Kingman,” she said. “I want to do good for my town that I love.”
There is no legal issue with Gosar’s chosen residence since congressional members aren’t required to reside in the district they represent.
Commissioners agree that improving the appearances of vacant windows could bring more business downtown.
“Of that $25, $17 goes to the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services,” said Doug Nick, spokesman for the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division.
Human interaction is important for everyone regardless of age, and volunteer groups in Kingman are making sure children and seniors get the emotional support that comes from speaking with someone who cares.
Some members of Council weren’t comfortable taking action on the supermajority vote agenda item Tuesday because of how the ordinance was presented, with both rededication and tax increases included in what would have been a single vote.
Councilman Stuart Yocum said he’s glad to be able to put his drunk driving arrest in the rearview mirror after pleading guilty to driving under the influence to the slightest degree, a class one misdemeanor, Friday
BLM intends to put the pot in display cases at the BLM visitor center in St. George, Utah.
The 16-year-old who suffered gunshot wounds was taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
“We requested to pull and stop the program due to lack of support,” DeVries said in an email. “We do not intend to bring it back.”
Kingman’s weather also puts the City in a unique and favorable position to offer those recreational opportunities.
Lots of time went into her deciding to fill the vacancy on Council back in March, and her decision not to run is reflective of what she’s learned about Council processes during her time as a councilmember.
The program will continue until a decision is made on how the City will proceed.
Kingman’s parks may not be in the same state of disrepair as its streets, but they aren’t far off.
Conservative candidate Timothy Griepp says he is running for City Council to help Kingman plan for “true growth” in a way that is fiscally responsible.
City Council returns to its regular session meetings at 5:30 p.m. for its workshop and then 7 p.m. for its regular session Tuesday in Council chambers, 301 N. Fourth St.
One sitting councilman and two council hopefuls explained what they have in mind for Kingman should they be elected to a Council seat in the fall at last week’s Mohave Republican Forum.
The three declared mayoral candidates for the City of Kingman told those in attendance at last week’s Mohave Republican Forum meeting how they think the City should handle important issues like taxes, infrastructure, sewer fees and economic development.
“We’ve reviewed each other’s essays before submission and helped edit,” she said. “I don’t know how many other people can say ‘before I turn this essay in I need my kid to review it.’”
Almost all of the commissioners recognized that neighbors of those using cargo containers may not appreciate the lack of aesthetic appeal.
Garcia said putting Kingman and other rural cities on the map requires discussions about opportunities and challenges facing those areas, but that the conversations can’t stop there.
Tiny homes must meet appearance criteria for both zoning districts in which they can be constructed. To avoid confusion, staff also included a City of Kingman definition for tiny homes.
David Garcia, Democratic gubernatorial candidate, will be in Kingman offering residents the chance to learn more about him and his campaign at a meet and greet at 9 a.m. today
“It’s an opportunity for them to get direct answers from the people who have the answers, or who can get the answers for them,” Farrell said.
Commission expected to receive definition of tiny homes and amended ordinances permitting them
Decisions regarding taxes continue to divide the City’s elected officials in a manner citizens have come to expect, with Mayor Monica Gates and Councilwoman Vickie Kress advocating for stricter supermajority requirements than the rest of Council.
Demand for housing has risen over the last 10 years as people move to Kingman, but supply hasn't kept up
“Since the housing market has improved recently within the last few years, we’re starting to experience increases in rents going up, and less landlords wanting to work with our clients,” Wolf said.
Mayor Monica Gates had issues with the contract itself, as well as with the proposed company with which the City would enter into an agreement, American Traffic Solutions.
Schroeder says she wants what is best for Kingman.
Bacon said that while he believes the current TPT rate is “important for the City,” he doesn’t see a correlation between the rate and the development agreement.
The pad opened Monday, one day ahead of schedule. The opening is usually scheduled for May 1, but City staff managed to complete the necessary preparations and got it opened early. Staff tested the apparatus Sunday to ensure it was ready to go the next day.
The City of Kingman plans to get straight to work on the airport and industrial park that will be in its possession starting Wednesday, May 2.
Scholarships will be between $1,000 and $1,500 each, and will benefit those entering trade school, community college and universities.
After having the last three days off, some Kingman Unified School District students will return to school today.
Daniel Scarpinato, Governor’s Office spokesman, reportedly said Ducey wasn’t aware he was posing with members of Patriot Movement AZ.
The Municipal Utilities Commission recommended Council keep wastewater rates at their current levels and use cash reserves for capital improvement projects, a decision Commissioner Toby Orr described as a long-term investment.
Here are seven items of interest from the Kingman City Council meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.
People passing through downtown may notice a little more color on the side of the Kingman Center for the Arts building between Beale Street and Andy Devine Avenue on Third Street, courtesy of a recently completed mural picturing local flora and fauna.
A group of about 70 students, teachers and #RedforEd advocates gathered at Locomotive Park Thursday afternoon in support of the movement aiming to make Arizona schools better places to learn and teach.
If you drove along Stockton Hill Road Thursday afternoon, you saw teachers and supporting staff demonstrating in the first day of Arizona’s teacher walkout.
A clerk of the court said driving on a suspended license is a class 1 misdemeanor, and that Yocum was ordered to pay an $800 fine.
“They should have fixed that sewer plant when the cost wasn’t so high,” he said. “If I could get out of Kingman, I would. That’s how mad I am about this.”
“Things could always change,” reiterated Bob Riley, director of economic development at the airport.
Marin also pointed out that sources of funding for the raises in Ducey’s proposal are cause for concern.
Fox is a lifelong Kingman resident, a product of Kingman Unified School District, and he attended Mohave Community College before attaining a political science degree from Arizona State University.
About half of the City’s 20,000 customers are connected to the sewer system, and about 90 percent are residential customers.
Convincing investors that they should bring their business to Kingman because of the opportunities the City provides may be easier than ever now that Opportunity Zone Census tract nominations have been submitted by Gov. Doug Ducey.
Council addressed that recycling in Kingman isn’t cut and dry at its meeting Tuesday, and noted there are many variables that need to be considered before the program is dropped or expanded.