Gov. Ducey’s proposal would include redirecting existing vehicle registration fee, currently at $8 per vehicle, to the state highway patrol fund. Additionally his proposal would allow the director of the Arizona Department of Transportation to increase the vehicle registration fee to $15. This small increase would provide a dedicated funding source for highway patrol activities throughout the state.
I am overjoyed at the Chamber’s Spotlight Business of the Month, Benson Feed & Supply. Ed Fenn is a fabulous guy!
Small businesses need the same respect and consideration from local governments as big businesses. I noticed that the Cave Radio’s replacement of their old mobile with a better one has not been resolved by the City of Benson, and I recall other issues involving the city enforcing regulations on a trailer park owner that ended up in court. It was expensive regulation enforcement for the taxpayers because the City of Benson lost the case. Pima County OK’d a tax break to attract a retail hub, the Tucson City Council will consider a tax incentive proposal for this same retail hub in February, and Cochise County Supervisors recently cut fees for the Red Horse Wind Farm in the amount of $271,175.00 to help the project.
I want to thank everyone who attended my retirement party on Sunday, Jan. 25 at the Museum. What a wonderful time I had. I don’t think I’ve ever had so many hugs all in one day! I’m going to pack them up in my boxes and carry them with me to my new home in New York! Each and everyone of you holds a very special place in my heart.
On behalf of our family, I would like to thank you for the thoughtful article written by Mr. Dabovich about my dad, Vince Gangi. The coverage was very unexpected and extremely appreciated by all of us. It captured so many of the things that we wanted to make sure those in attendance at Dad’s service knew about him. Dad spent the majority of his life in Benson and greatly loved the community and the people in it. Some of the love that was returned to Dad and his family at the service was reflected in the article.
The GFWC-AZ-Benson Juniors have been organizing the community Christmas Baskets for over 40 years. We cover food and gifts for children up to seniors in high school no matter their age. In years past, the San Pedro Valley Assistance League provided the funds for the food, however, in the past six years we have provided the funds that have been donated for food, as well as gifts.
When I am in Benson, the only station I listen to is Cave Radio. It offers everything a radio station could offer such as local and national news, weather, editorial commentary, music, and local advertising. This station is an economic asset to the City of Benson because it provides a basis for promoting Benson businesses and civic events. It is essential that the City of Benson keep this asset to keep the city alive.
At the beginning of this new year for Benson Clean & Beautiful, we would like to express our thanks and gratitude to all of our donors and members who supported us in 2014.
I am writing this letter to address articles published in the the Sierra Vista Herald and the Benson News-Sun. It concerns Cochise County population loss.
A big thank you to all who have donated to the Community Food Pantry of Benson.