The ABCs of Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign

The ABCs of Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign

MEDIA ADVISORY
Contacts: Jeanene Fowler, Maricopa County Public Health: 602-722-1806
Holly Ward, Arizona Department of Health Services: 602-542-1094

Infant deaths attributed to unsafe sleep environment, most preventable

PHOENIX (Aug. 14, 2015)–About 50 infants on average die each year in Maricopa County due to an unsafe sleep environment, and most of these are preventable.

On Tuesday, Aug. 18, Maricopa County Department of Public Health Director Dr. Bob England and District 4 County Supervisor Clint Hickman will join ADHS Health Director Dr. Cara Christ and Rachel Perez from the March of Dimes …

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The Three Amigos

The Three Amigos

Eight months before I was appointed to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, I was accepted as the Honorary Commander of the 69th Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base. Last Friday, I was honored to be able to ride in the back seat of “my” F-16 piloted by Lt. Col Frank “Brick” Bricel who happens to also be one of my best friends. We flew behind Colonel Kurt “Huevos” Gallegos who is also an awesome friend with a great call name. After an unbelievable …

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March 2015 newsletter

Promoting Boat Safety

Promoting Boat Safety

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Thatcher’s Palmer wraps presidency of County Supervisors Association

Thatcher’s Palmer wraps presidency of County Supervisors Association

Jim Palmer, Clint Hickman
Graham County Supervisor Jim Palmer, left, is honored for his year of service as president of the County Supervisors Association by incoming president and Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman.

Eastern Arizona Courier

PHOENIX — Completing a successful year of service, Graham County Supervisor Jim Palmer ended his tenure as president of the County Supervisors Association at the organization’s board of directors meeting Nov. 20, 2014.

“It was a great honor and privilege to serve as president of this important organization,” Palmer said. …

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Hickman installed as CSA President

Hickman installed as CSA President

Pledging to support Arizona’s urban and rural counties, Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman took office today as the incoming president of the County Supervisors Association (CSA).

Hickman becomes the CSA’s chief representative for the upcoming Arizona legislative session and with federal and state officials. The CSA Board of Directors has approved several legislative priorities and plans to focus most of their attention at preventing any cost shifts from the state to the counties and securing a greater share of the Highway User Revenue Fund for local …

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Clint Hickman to Serve as President of County Supervisors Association

Clint Hickman to Serve as President of County Supervisors Association

Supervisor Clint Hickman, Maricopa County(Prescott)—Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman was unanimously elected by his colleagues as incoming president of the County Supervisors Association (CSA) at the October 10, 2014, meeting of the CSA Board of Directors.

“This is a remarkable honor,” Supervisor Hickman said. “I am grateful for the opportunity to represent my fellow supervisors in this vital statewide organization and I look forward to working on behalf of counties throughout the state as the legislature begins its new session in January.”

Current CSA President Jim Palmer …

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County Urges Residents to Prepare for Heavy Rain, Flash Floods

County Urges Residents to Prepare for Heavy Rain, Flash Floods

Coordinating with Businesses and Cities to Provide Resources and Information

Dear Neighbors,

In anticipation of heavy rainfall due to Hurricane Odile converging with monsoon moisture, the Flood Control District of Maricopa County is urging valley residents to be prepared for another round of storm events and flash floods.

At this time it is unknown if the remnants of Odile will continue its current path towards Phoenix or shift to the east. Either way, the county will likely experience heavy rain so residents should be ready.

Information is one …

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County Wins Federal Funding to Rehabilitate Dams

County Wins Federal Funding to Rehabilitate Dams

County Wins Federal Funding to Rehabilitate Dams
$81 Million Will Extend Life, Increase Safety, Create Jobs

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Aug. 27, 2014) – Maricopa County residents will benefit from $81.1 million in extended flood protection and related jobs thanks to an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) that was approved by the Flood Control District of Maricopa County (District) Board of Directors (Board) today.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), formerly the Soil Conservation Service, awarded the funding to the District to rehabilitate four dams: Buckeye Flood Retarding Structure (FRS) #1, White …

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Protocol Evaluation Project: Solutions for Safety Training Event

Protocol Evaluation Project: Solutions for Safety Training Event

Presented by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and the
Maricopa Association of Governments
as part of the Protocol Evaluation Project with support from the
Governor’s Office for Children, Youth, and Families

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The Protocol Evaluation Project coordinates a multi-disciplinary effort for assessing current protocols and practices used by law enforcement and prosecutors when responding to domestic violence offenders. A recent training event, Solutions for Safety, gathered more …

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