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May 2, 2012

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May 2, 2012 Council vacancy...maybe cluded the Council intended to fi ll the vacancy, applications are now being accepted, and must be turned in by specifi c deadline. When asked about the change, Alex vacant due to death in offi ce or resigna- tion, the Town Council of the Town of Quartzsite will accept applications from anyone who is interested in serving as a Council Member at any time. If and when there is a vacancy, the Town Council will review the applications on fi le. Applica- tions not selected will remain active un- til such time as an application is chosen by Council or until the application is withdrawn by the applicant." In the past, a Notice of Vacancy in- Quartzsite, AZ- On April 10, 2012 Quartzsite Town Council directed staff to advertise for the vacancy on the council, for position left open by Jerry Lukkasson, who resigned to run for mayor. The following is a press released issued by Quartzsite Town Manager, Alex Taft. "As council seats periodically become LETTERS FROM PAGE 5 which we hoped to bring to Quartzsite; because of its strategic location and other factors. I will be recommending to the Board not to bring this project to Quartzsite until the town government is stable and all the investigations of voter fraud are complete and properly dealt with. their money back and was told no there was no record of their payment. From what I was told, Workman is no longer working at Paradise RV. The owners apparently found that the books were not in order and it appeared funds were missing. Then I am told that this woman is running for your council. Now the High School Sex scandal with the Principal and employee, and the head teacher of the middle school be- ing inappropriate with his students is also a candidate for Town Council. My company had millions to invest, Quartzsite Town Hall, 465 N. Plym- outh, Quartzsite, AZ. 928-927-4333. Help with utility bills schedule every Monday and Tuesday. La Paz County residents: Please call 1-877-829-2284 Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm. Please leave a message with your full name and telephone number and a Case worker will return your call within 2 business days to set up on appointment. Appointments will be The Western Area Council of Gov- ernements (WACOG) Utility Assis- tance Program provides assistance in paying utility bills to low-income households. Staff and volunteers take applications at numerous locations throughout La Paz, Mohave, and Yuma Counties. WACOG Case Work- ers assist homebound applicants when necessary. Taft told Desert Messenger it was done "per legal advice, so there is no opening or closing date. Instead we will keep a continuing fi le." For more information contact The General Store, Shay Oil Chevron, The Salvation Army, Isaiah 58 Project, Judge Kimberlin and the students and teachers of the Scholars Academy. We would also like to offer a huge thanks to Sgt. Fabiola Garcia. When we approached her months ago with this idea, she got completely behind it. There is no way we could have pulled this off without her. Page 9 Underage drinking Monica Timberlake Quartzsite Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition May 15th election Town of Quartzsite May 15, 2012 General Election deadlines Satellite Voting: April 30, 2012 10am-1pm Quartzsite Town Hall Sincerely, Jay Johnston QSAP Coalition thanks mock accident participants Last week, students of the Scholars Academy were invited to attend Opera- tion Stay Safe, a realistic and chilling re-creation of a drunk driving accident presented by the Quartzsite Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. This simu- lation would not have been possible without the cooperation of many orga- nizations and community members that donated either time, money or services. We would like to thank the following: Quartzsite Police Dept., Sgt. Garcia, Sgt. Frausto, Sgt. Shultz, Quartzsite Fire Dept., Capt. Cushman, DPS, Of- fi cer Jackson, La Paz County Sherriff's Dept., River Medical, Care Flight, Parker Funeral Home, Lakeside Tow- ing, Bobbie Hess, Yesenia Jackson, Shanana Rain Golden-Bear, Joey Hager, Jonathan Nash, Evan Joslin, Clara Boone, Olivia Graham, Savan- nah Wilson, Hardies Beads and Jew- elry, Desert Messenger, Main Street Eatery, Mountain Quail Cafe, Martin and Janet Brannan, Silly Al's Pizza, RV & TRUCK REPAIR BEST AUTO SERVICE YOU CAN DEPEND ON! 585 N. Central Quartzsite Open Mon-Fri 8-5 928-927-8787 Johnny DelPino, Owner Last Day to request ballot by mail is May 4, 2012 Last day to vote at the Recorder's Offi ce is May 11, 2012 Remember- the implementation of Proposition 200 requires every voter to show ID at the polls that match the information on fi le with the Record- er's voter registration rolls. Proposi- tion 200 mandates one picture ID or two non-picture IDs as proof of identifi cation when voting. 928-927-6589 MOBILE SERVICE ONLY Betty Crenshaw CML Owner 37 Years Experience LOCK & KEY C & B Residential Commercial Autos RVs Bonded - Insured BLM Approved Serving Quartzsite and Surrounding Areas With Prom right around the corner, Quartzsite Substance Abuse Preven- tion Coalition would like to remind both parents and our youth that it is okay to say no. Underage drinking is not a rite of passage to adulthood, and it is illegal to serve alcohol to underage drinkers. Quartzsite does have a So- cial Host Ordinance in place for every adult providing alcohol to underage drinkers. Parents, you need to stand strong on your decisions for your child not to drink until of legal age. For help on this subject feel free to log on to timetotalk. org for ways you can help answer some of you and your child's questions about underage drinking and have your child log on to for interac- tive ways and ideas they can protect themselves against peer pressure. To learn more, visit http://www. Quartzsite Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition Underage Drinking 425 N. Central (Hwy. 95) SUMMER HOURS: Monday thru Fri. 8am-noon RV DUMP Cash or Credit Card Auto pay PROPANE OPD Valves Custom Hoses Recertification Refills Tanks R/O Ozone Water RV Potable Water with full hookups R/O WATER 5 GAL/ $1 WATER R/O ICE RV PARK 928-927-3714

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