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December 16, 2012

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Page 30 Council meeting updates By Shanana Rain Golden-Bear Quartzsite Town Council met Tues. Dec. 11th, 2012 at 9am. The condensed version of the meeting and actions they took are as follows: Town Attorney Ward clarified the town code's "no vote" (not a "nay") counts as an "aye" or yes vote. Minutes of Nov. 13th was revised to reflect the votes. Interim Town Manager Laura Bruno of Commerce presented a proposed agenda format, similar to what Gilbert, AZ uses..The new agenda uses timelines to keep the council on task. Another change is to use the Public Hearing format, and Administrative Items, and Communications from staff, council and citizens, which provides for any item within the town's ju- QIA Craft Fair 1st Sat. of every month! Daily Activities! BINGO risdiction but not on the agenda. Suggestion was for council to discuss at the next meeting. Public Works will now have coverage 5 days/week, rather than 4 days as in the past. There was a final walk thru of the Community Center Dec. 10th and a Grand Opening is planned for January 5th. Bruno announced staff is working on legal issues with Richard Oldham regarding the town's Emergency Airstrip. Previous administration had Public Works grade the town's right-of-way across the airstrip. Public Works will be repairing the airstrip so the airstrip will be usable for ultralights and small craft. Bruno thanked Mayor Foster about bringing an issue to her attention regarding the agenda not being posted Friday. Town has 24 hours to post the agenda and was able to do so. Council member Pat Workman pulled checks to be discussed, as she does in every meeting. Bruno Are you looking for Loni, the Hairstylist? Loni is back in Quartzsite at Headhunters Salon Opens at 5pm. Early Birds 6:30pm. Main7pm just south of RV Pit Stop on Central. Her Services are Available Mon. Tues. Thurs. & Fri. 9am-5pm BINGO MACHINES now available Concessions Available 928-927-6325 Call for appointment • 928-927-3543 235 E. Ironwood St., Quartzsite Quartzsite, Arizona Shows & Swap Meets Quartzsite Main St. The Main Show Traders Event Grounds Swap Meet Antique Alley Hi Ally Swap Meet PO Greasewood Swap Meet Tyson Wells Showgrounds Desert Gardens explained all checks questioned were for legal services. Roger Williams, President of Willpower, Inc. presented $1800 towards the purchase of tables and chairs for the Community Center Jorge Moreira, Joanna Castellanos from the Quartzsite Youth Coalition, presented a check for $200 for the tables and chairs, raised from Family Movie Nights, snack sales, and Turkey Dinner Raffle. New Business: Approved unanimously, the re-designation of STP (Service Transportation Projects) funds from Kuehn to Moon Mountain Ave. which coincides with Safe Routes to School Project with sidewalks, drainage, and hopes for a total reconstruction of the road between Main to Quail Trail. Approved unanimously employees to receive Holiday time off of either 2 half days or one full day, which would be at the employee's discretion. Guys and Gals.... FRIDAY NIGHTS EXIT 17 December 19, 2012 Tyson Wells Centre BIG TENT Prospectors Panorama QIA POW WOW Vito's Bouse Art show Mark your calendars..Desert Brush Art Club, the longest running Art Club in Arizona, will be having an Art Show Feb. 1st and 2nd, 2013 - 9am- 3pm. The event will be held in the Bouse Community Hall, in Bouse, Arizona. Free admission, lunch available for purchase. Free door prizes, Raffle (3 chances to win) an original painting of your choice by one of the Showing Artist. Parker's own Antiques Roadshow returns It's time to start cleaning out the closets and garages again. You may have a hidden treasure. Appraiser David Bolster will be conducting the appraisals Wednesday, January 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Parker Public Library, 1001 Navajo Avenue. Bolster has 45 years of buying and selling antiques and collectibles. He was born in Riverside, Calif. and has done appraising on the West Coast. He has owned antique shops and is a full time appraisal consultant. David does monthly appraisals at the Lake Havasu City Senior Center. His specialty is American glassware and Asian art. N Quartzsite Marketplace Approved unanimously, Special Event Liquor License for Rotary #27195 on Jan. 18-20 and Jan. 2527 at Desert Gardens Gem & Mineral Show. Next meeting will he held on FRIDAY, DEC. 21st at 9am. EXIT 19 Rice Ranch 2012 Copyright Desert Messenger This program is free to the public, however, for appraisals, a donation to the Parker Friends of the Library is requested. Two items per person are allowed. For more information, call the Parker Public Library at 928-669-2622.

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