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April 17, 2013

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April 17, 2013 AIMS testing & QES updates Music Jams beginning again April 15th through April 26th is AIMS Testing for Quartzsite Elementary School (QES) students. Parents, please remember to get your children to school on time, make sure they get plenty of rest, and eat regular meals. This is important for their testing skills. Remember School Starts at 8:10am On Saturday, April 20th, the PTA will hold a Car Wash at the Shell Station beginning at 9am and ending when it slows down. On April 26th Soda Floats sales will take place after lunch times Quartzsite Community Bible Church will begin holding Music Jams again on Tuesdays beginning April 23rd. Come join the fun starting at 6:30pm. For more information contact Pastor Mike Glines at 928-927-5035. Bullying awareness classes for parents Every Wednesday 17th, 24th in April and May1st, 8th , 15th LaPaz County Health and Prevention will be holding Bullying & Harassment Self-Esteem, Drugs, etc classes in the school gym for our parents of 5th through 8th graders. Please call 928-669-1062 to arrange transportation, attend classes, and /or daycare. Dinner will be provided. Classes are from 6:00pm -7:30pm 9 Free services of Desert Messenger Do you have something to share? A Wedding? Engagement? Business Success? Obituary? Military Service or Training? A Community Paper is about sharing news of the people. As a public service, Desert Messenger offers free obituary listings including a photo. "The Messenger" also offers FREE Classified Ads for items selling under $1000. Contact Rain at 928-916-4235 for more information or Email If out of the area, read the paper online at Sign up to receive a free subscription and receive emails when the current issue is available online. Quartzsite Transit Services Available to our elderly, elderly disabled and disabled populations Our hours of operation are 8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Pickups will begin at 8:20am; scheduling may be done two weeks in advance. An adult must accompany riders under 10 years of age. There is limited occupancy of 8 passengers depending on the size of the van available. To schedule a pickup call Quartzsite Town Hall at 928-927-4333. VAN SCHEDULE & SUGGESTED DONATIONS FOR SERVICE (round trip) Monday Local QUARTZSITE $ 3 Tuesday (1st & 3rd ) BLYTHE $10 Tuesday (2nd & 4th ) PARKER $10 Wednesday (1st, 3rd, 5th ) YUMA/ALGODONES $15 Wednesday (2nd & 4th) LAKE HAVASU CITY $15 Wednesday Local QUARTZSITE $ 3 Thursdays PARKER $10 Fridays Local QUARTZSITE $ 3 Quartzsite General Plan schedule By Shanana Rain Golden-Bear The General Plan Update will bring current the Town of Quartzsite's General Plan adopted in 2003. It is an expression of citizen preferences for their community, a statement of Town policy with long-term perspective, and a blueprint for maintaining and improving quality of life in Quartzsite. The General Plan establishes the basis for land use regulations, provides residents with an opportunity to participate in the long-term planning of the city, and informs residents, developers and decision makers how to guide development. The goals and policies are implemented through recommendations from citizens, town boards and commissions, and decisions made by Town Council. The following tentative schedule is being submitted to Planning & Zoning (P & Z) Commission for approval Tues. April 16th. The General Plan must be ratified by the voters. Arizona legislature extended the deadline to July 1, 2015. April 16th April 30th May 1st May 30th Begin Formal Discussion at Regular P&Z Meeting Follow up on items of concern from April 16th Submit Request for Proposal (RFP) Review RFP with Council to select Vendor and seek approval to proceed Selection and contract with Vendor Progress report/ moves, changes Progress report/ moves, changes Progress report/ moves, changes Review of General Plan All revisions/corrections returned for corrections All revisions/corrections must be completed Adoption of final General Plan at Regular Council Meeting June 17th Mid July Aug 14th Sept.l7th Oct. 1st Oct. 15th Oct. 30th Nov 15th RODNEY D. HENDERSON, MD P.C. BOARD CERTIFIED ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON 2281 W. 24th Street, Suite 1 Yuma, AZ 85364 (928) 726-2990 (928) 726-0786 Fax Dr. Henderson keeps current on the newest advances in orthopaedic care including: Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement Shoulder Injuries Sports Injury Medicine Surgical Arthroscopy Minimally Invasive Surgery Most Insurance plans accepted

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