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HOLIDAY GARBAGE COLLECTION

5/22/2024

For observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27th, 2024, Town Hall offices will be closed.

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Notice of Public Hearing (Zoning Ordinance amendment re: Exterior Lighting)

3/21/2024

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD BY THE TOWN OF JEROME PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION

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Notice of Jerome Town Council Vacancy and Intent to Appoint

3/19/2024

Notice of Jerome Town Council Vacancy and Intent to Appoint

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HOLIDAY GARBAGE COLLECTION

2/19/2024

Due to the President’s Day Holiday observance this Monday, February 19th, Dumpsters and Main Street Trash only will be picked up on Monday and regular Monday trash route will be completed on Tuesday. 

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Primary Election date has changed

2/13/2024

This is an update to the election candidate post from December 26th.  On February 9, 2024, the Governor signed HB 2785 into law.  This impacted certain State election laws, including the creation of a new primary date effective immediately.  The new primary date is July 30, 2024.  The Town has updated candidate packets available, and those that have taken out packets already were notified of the change and the impact on any petitions already completed. 

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New water and sewer rates to take effect on February 1

1/11/2024

Following extensive analyses over the past several years, numerous requests for public input, and a public hearing on November 13, 2023, the Town will be adjusting water and sewer rates for all users to account for the increasing cost of providing services, along with the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant. 

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SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS!

1/4/2024

 Council will be making appointments to each of the Town boards at the February, 2024, Regular Council Meeting. If you are interested in serving on our Planning & Zoning Commission, Design Review Board or Board of Adjustment, please contact Zoning Administrator Will Blodgett at (928) 634-7943, or by email to w.blodgett@jerome.az.gov

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Avoid frozen pipes!

12/26/2023

Now that winter is officially here, our Public Works department would like to remind you to avoid frozen pipes by leaving a tap dripping whenever temperatures dip below freezing. When it's bitter cold outside, start a drip of water from all faucets served by exposed pipes. Leaving a few faucets running slightly will also relieve pressure inside the pipes and help prevent a rupture in the event that the water inside freezes.

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Candidate Packets available for the 2024 Primary Election as of 12/28/2023.

12/26/2023

The five (5) member seats of the Jerome Town Council, which includes the Mayor and Vice-Mayor, will be open for the upcoming primary election being held on August 6, 2024.  All seats are elected to a two-year term.  Candidate Packets are available at the Jerome Town Hall beginning Thursday, December 28th, 2023, during normal business hours.  Interested candidates must sign for a packet.  Please also note the legal requirement for completing and filing a Statement of Interest with the Town clerk prior to obtaining any signatures on the Nomination Petition Paperwork.

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Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

12/22/2023

Because the upcoming Christmas and New Year's Day fall on Mondays, trash collections normally scheduled for those days will take place on alternate days: 

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Grant Awarded for Planning & Design of Verde Avenue reconstruction

12/18/2023

The Town of Jerome is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an Arizona Smart Fund Grant by the Arizona State Transportation Board for the complete Planning and Design of the reconstruction of Verde Avenue.  The grant award is for $219,733, with no local match required.  The Town will subsequently be submitting an application for the total reconstruction of Verde Avenue, for which the Arizona Department of Transportation will be administrating and overseeing the design elements.   

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JEROME TRANSIT SURVEY

10/17/2023

JEROME TRANSIT SURVEY

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Water Restrictions lifted effective immediately

10/10/2023

With October upon us and all of the town's water tanks operating at normal capacity, Demand Reduction Strategy 1 water restrictions are hereby lifted effective immediately. Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this longer than usual period of time that the Town has been under water restrictions.

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Notice of Intention to Increase Water and Wastewater Rates or Rate Components, Fees or Service Charges and Setting a Date for a Public Hearing on the Proposed Increase

9/25/2023

Please take note that pursuant to A.R.S. §9-511.01, notice is hereby given that the Jerome Town Council will consider and possibly adopt increase fees and rates for water and wastewater services, and potentially alter the billing method for certain users. The proposed rates, fees or charges and rate components are based on a report provided by the Town’s utility rate consultant, Dan Jackson, of Economists.com, which includes annual increases beginning on January 1, 2024.

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New Facebook page - prior page no longer active

9/6/2023

Due to a problem at Facebook, the town's prior Facebook page (although still visible) is no longer able to be updated. 

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