May 3-9 proclaimed Peace Officers Memorial Week
By Dana Trumbull
Roberto Reveles and David Coward spoke at the April 3 Board of Supervisors (BOS) meeting during the call to the public. The Gold Canyon residents thanked Supervisor Todd House for attending the recent meeting concerning ingress/egress routes for Gold Canyon, as well as the increased traffic anticipated on Peralta Road due to the addition of 761 homes in the new Peralta Canyon subdivision.
Coward went on to suggest that the Board consider conducting a study for Gold Canyon, similar to the one recently completed for San Tan Valley, which resulted in major changes to the Pinal County Comprehensive Plan. “We need to do some planning in our area that affects, not just the unincorporated area around Gold Canyon, but the whole region, all the way into Superior,” he said. “A lot of the people working for Resolution Copper now live in Gold Canyon, so that’s becoming a major corridor.”
House replied, thanking Reveles for organizing the meeting, “I think the citizens of Gold Canyon had their voices heard.” He also assured Coward that the BOS is looking forward to working on a Gold Canyon plan during the next budget year.
Peace Officers Memorial Week, May 3-9
Sheriff Mark Lamb read a proclamation designating May 3-9 as Peace Officers Memorial Week, and May 9 as Peace Officers Memorial Day. The proclamation, which was unanimously approved, urges “all citizens of Pinal County to recognize and remember the sacrifices that these officers and their families have made and the legacy they have entrusted to all of us.”
The BOS also approved a proclamation recognizing April as Fair Housing Month.
During the Purchasing Division Report, the BOS approved a new contract for Aviation Parts & Service to Pro Flight Gear, LLC for a term of one year. The contract is used by PCSO. Securus Technologies, Inc. received a one year renewal of their contract for Video Visitation (PCSO); and a job order contract for Roadway Pavement Markings was also approved for annual renewal with Franklin Striping, Inc.; MRM Construction Services, Inc.; Pavement Marking, Inc. and Sunline Contracting (Public Works).
Databank IMX received a contract for OnBase maintenance in the amount of $210,000. The Detention Food Services contract with Summit Food Services, LLC was amended to facilitate a kitchen remodel in the Adult Detention Center.