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Flagstaff, AZ – The monthly neighborhood watch meeting for the Timberline/Fernwood area will be Tuesday, February 2, 2016 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Summit Fire Station #33. Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jim Driscoll and Coconino County Supervisor District 2 Liz Archuleta would like to invite residents of the Timberline and Fernwood communities to the monthly Neighborhood Watch meeting on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The meeting will be held from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Summit Fire Station 33, located at 6050 Firehouse Lane, off of Highway 89N. Chief Deputy, Jim Driscoll and his staff will be at the meeting to share information and encourage continued neighborhood participation.
Chief Deputy Driscoll will begin the meeting by discussing some of the accomplishments made by the Sheriff’s Office during 2015 and our goals for 2016. Supervisor Liz Archuleta will give a recap of county government activities.
Representatives of the Summit Fire District will speak about recent activities and discuss changes that have been made to the administrative structure of the department.
Marc Della Rocca the Community Relations Manager for Public Works will give an update on projects and goals for 2016. He will also give a recap of snowplowing operations. Tim Dalegowski who is the Coconino County Public Works Transportation Planner will speak about the change of the posted speed limit on Copeland Lane.
Neighborhood Watch is similar to the Block Watch program commonly conducted in urban areas and goes back to the concept of “neighbors looking out for neighbors” that many people remember from 30 years ago. It is one of the most effective ways to prevent and deter criminal activity, attend to home and personal security, address the safety of our children and the elderly, and to alleviate fear and isolation. Residents learn how to observe and report suspicious activity and reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime. For more information about the Neighborhood Watch program and the meeting schedule, please call the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 226-5089.
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Media Contact: Gerry Blair, Coconino County Sheriff's Office, 928-226-5089