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June 17, 2020

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Got Drugs? Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal Mon - Fri. 8am-5pm Quartzsite Police Department 2 June 17, 2020 Quartzsite Town Council Paid for by Monica Timberlake, PO Box 1131, Quartzsite, AZ 85346 ELECT EXPERIENCE YOU CAN COUNT ON! one simple call to 811 gets underground utility-owned lines marked for free. not calling can be life threatening and costly. You can harm yourself or others, disrupt natural gas service to an entire neighborhood, and potentially be responsible for injuries, repair costs, and criminal penalties. Natural gas lines can be buried anywhere. If you ever suspect a natural gas leak, call 911 and Southwest Gas at 877-860-6020 immediately, whether you're our customer or not. Call 811 Before you dig! Whether you're a homeowner or professional excavator, every digging job requires a call — even small projects — so be sure to: • Call 811 at least two working days before starting any digging project • Wait for the site to be marked • Respect the marks • Dig with care For more information about natural gas safety, visit or call 877-860-6020 Private End of Street Custom Home, 30' x 40' Workshop with Casita. Attached Extra Deep Garage, Beautiful Kitchen Cabinets, Center Island. Built-in Entertainment Center. Must See! Michelle Myers Williams 928-662-7829 Quartzsite • Parker • Bouse LAND! 6 + Acres $39,000 • 5+ Acres $15,000 1 Acre $75,000 Splittable • 4+ Commercial Acres on I-10 3 Bedroom, Corner Lot, Upgraded Kitchen & Flooring. Owner Must Sell. Bring Offers! 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home, 30' x 40', 2 Roll Up Doors, Desert Landscaping, 4 RV Hookups $ 69,900 EASY OFF ROAD ACCESS LARGE WORKSHOP $ 225,000 Reduced to $ 259,000 SOLD! SOLD! NEW LISTING! $ 115,000 Newer 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 1 Acre Lot with 1 Car Garage. During the June 9, 2020 Quartzsite Town Council meeting, it was de- cided by a 6 to 1 vote to cancel the Annual 4th of July activities in the park, including the Fireworks display due to COVID-19 and budgetary concerns. Council Member Starr BearCat was the dissenting vote. Town Manager Jim Ferguson explained, As a community we were all looking forward to this event, but must remain focused on the health and safety of its members and to allow the Town Council to remain cautious due to budget concerns for the next fi scal year. Ferguson said, "Let's show every- body we are proud of our country and show our colors!" UPDATE!!! Town Council will RECONSIDER Fireworks for July 4th in a Special Meeting Wednesday, June 17th at 1:30pm! Town of Quartzsite is hosting a 4th of July Patriotic Outdoor Decorating Contest for residents and businesses. Participation is easy. Decorate the front of your business or home in the July 4th theme. Awards will be given for the Most Patriotic, Most Creative, and Mayor's Choice. Register your home or business by JUNE 25th by emailing the Town Clerk at with your name, physical address and phone number. The Town is encouraging people to post photos of their decorated places on their Facebook page. Also Quartzsite Town Hall is hosting a 4th of July Activity Kit for young- sters. Each Free Kit includes: a Craft, Story/Essay Contest and Coloring Contest. The Free Kits are now available for pick up at the Community Center. Return the Essay and Coloring Contests to the Community Cen- ter, 295 E. Chandler St. Quartzsite, and spin the wheel for a prize. For more information, contact Michelle at 928-927-4333 Ext. 404. Quartzsite July 4th changes

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