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Mohave County Supervisors to receive budget report from MCSO

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will receive a presentation on the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office budget at a meeting set for 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 19. (Miner file photo)

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will receive a presentation on the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office budget at a meeting set for 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 19. (Miner file photo)

KINGMAN – The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will receive a presentation on the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office and its budget request justifications at its meeting set for 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 19 at the county Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

Supervisors will also consider authorization of use of American Rescue Plan Act funds in an amount not to exceed $1 million.

The District 2 project would see WestCare, a national nonprofit offering behavioral health and human services, acquire and renovate an existing property in Bullhead City as a sober living home for those who have completed in-patient treatment.

Supervisors will also consider rezoning a property in the Scenic area of the Arizona Strip to allow for a recreational vehicle park.

In other matters, supervisors will consider an amendment to the county’s intergovernmental agreement with the Department of Economic Security to raise the contract amount from $150,000 to $251,000. The money will be used to support two full-time clerical positions for the Mohave County Community Services Department to help residents apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

The purchase of MUNIS financial software for the Mohave County Information Technology Department for $93,467 will be considered. If approved, the contract would be automatically renewed through June 30, 2026, so long as annual cost increases do not exceed 5%. MCSO is also requesting money for law enforcement software at a cost of $104,700.

As the board of directors for the Mohave County Television Improvement District, supervisors will consider extending the contract with WECOM for maintenance services for another year at a cost of $175,159.

The board will consider accepting $10,000 from the National Center for State Courts to support a pilot project for remote jury selection. The project would look at the impact access to internet-enabled devices has on the jury process.

The Mohave County Treasurer’s Office has identified 648 parcels of property eligible for tax deed. On Tuesday, the board may notify the Treasurer’s Office of its application for Treasurer’s Deed for those parcels.

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