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  • 5 Applicants Being Considered for Justice of the Peace Pro Tem, comments from public sought

    The public is asked for comments on 5 applicants for Justice of the Peace Pro Tem after Judge Erin Farrar’s appointment to the Yuma County Superior Court. The applicants are:

    06/10/2019 12:00 PM

  • Governor's Office To Hold Judicial Interviews In Yuma County

    Governor Doug Ducey has announced that members of his executive staff will conduct on-site interviews for candidates who have applied for a judicial vacancy on the Superior Court in Yuma County.

    03/18/2019 12:30 PM

  • YuCount Newsletter MAY 2018

    2018 MAY YUCOUNT: *Employee of the Year Photo Album *Yuma County Housing Fair *Walk A Mile *Fitness Challenge Winners *Health Benefit Winners List *Landlord/Tenant Clinic

    05/01/2018 4:40 PM


    Yuma County Employee of the Year, Court Employee of the Year and Safety Excellence Award recipient to be announced

    6 from Yuma County have been nominated for the 2017 Employee of the Year Award and 4 employees for the 2017 Superior Court Employee of the Year sponsored by the Yuma County Board of Supervisors. The County will also decide who the 2017 Safety Excellence Award recipient out of a field of 13 nominees.

    03/15/2018 4:00 PM

  • eFiling Available March 12, 2018 in the Superior Court in Yuma County

    The Arizona Supreme Court is pleased to announce the Superior Court in Yuma County will begin accepting electronic filings of civil case initiation and civil subsequent documents through the eFileAZ and AZTurboCourt eFiling applications.

    03/08/2018 12:30 PM

  • Yuma County recognizes 2016 Employee of the Year & Safety Excellence Award recipients

    The Yuma County Board of Supervisors and County Administrator announced the 2016 Employee of the Year (EOY) and Safety Excellence Award winners during a Special Session of the Yuma County Board of Supervisors this evening, held at the Yuma Civic and Convention Center.

    04/29/2017 7:45 PM

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    ENDING SOON!! Yuma County Courts Limited Fine Reduction Pilot Program

    People with unpaid or balance-due traffic tickets from Yuma County’s seven municipal and justice courts have a one-time opportunity to clear their record through a fine reduction program. The courts are offering a 50 percent reduction on the amount owed on civil traffic cases that have been in collections for more than two years. The program will end April 21 and no extensions will be offered. This means that people eligible to participate should plan to visit court no later than mid-April.

    03/16/2017 10:00 AM

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    Arizona Supreme Court to Visit Yuma to Hear Two Cases at Public Event

    The Arizona Supreme Court will visit Yuma County next Monday and Tuesday as part of their statewide outreach and education efforts. The trip will culminate with the Court convening at Gila Ridge High School to hear oral arguments in 2 cases. High school students from throughout Yuma County, staff and the public will have the unique experience of seeing the state judiciary at the highest level in action.

    03/19/2015 11:13 AM

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    Remember the Diamond Hunt? GET READY for the Great Yuma County GOLD RUSH!

    Residents can expect to hear more about a gold rush in the coming weeks as County Officials partner with the Yuma Sun and Paul Bensel Jewelers to give away seven gold nuggets to promote the upcoming Yuma County Sesquicentennial Celebration. While not actually made of gold, the nuggets are being crafted out of fine materials by Paul Bensel Jewelers and will have the look and feel of a solid gold nugget bearing the official Yuma County Sesquicentennial logo.

    10/24/2014 1:07 PM

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    Sesquicentennial Celebration in November, County encourages everyone to plan on attending

    On Friday, November 7, 2014, Yuma County is hosting a Sesquicentennial Celebration that will take place beginning 4:00 p.m., at the Centennial Heritage Area at the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Dr. Everyone is welcome to participate in an evening featuring music, dancing and food.

    10/24/2014 1:04 PM

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    Trial Court Administrator becomes Fellow of the Institute for Court Management

    Recently, Kathleen M. Schaben, Trial Court Administrator with the Yuma County Superior Court, became a Fellow of the Institute for Court Management (ICM) having successfully completed the rigorous requirements of ICM’s Fellows Program. Schaben and 18 other court professionals from around the United States took part in graduation ceremonies conducted at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. The Honorable Michael G. Heavican, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nebraska and President of the Conference of Chief Justices welcomed and addressed the graduates.

    06/05/2014 2:00 PM

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    County announces new Chief Deputy County Administrator

    Yuma County Administrator Robert Pickels announced today the appointment of Paul Melcher as the new Chief Deputy County Administrator for Yuma County. Today, Melcher was formally introduced to the Board of Supervisors during their regular session.

    10/07/2013 9:15 AM

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    Seeking to provide better service, County sends out 2013 Citizen Survey

    The Yuma County Office of Management and Budget will conduct the 2013 Yuma County Citizen Survey, a bi-annual customer service survey, to residents throughout Yuma County. The County is sending out the survey this week to randomly selected residents and will bear the Yuma County logo.

    08/21/2013 2:15 PM

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    County Animal Control DISPATCH number has CHANGED

    To streamline service to the unincorporated areas of Yuma County the Animal Control Division is partnering with the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) by changing the DISPATCH PHONE NUMBER for service to 928-783-4427. This number will connect callers directly to the YCSO dispatch office. This change will be in effect MONDAY, July 1st, 2013. While the old phone number will be active for a period of time to make the transition easier, residents of the unincorporated areas of Yuma County are being asked to make a note of the change.

    06/27/2013 12:00 PM

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    Superior Court Bench Vacancy will task Governor for replacement

    A recent bench vacancy in the Yuma County Superior Courts will put Governor Jan Brewer on the hunt for a replacement. The Governor’s office is expected to begin accepting applications within the next couple of weeks.

    04/01/2013 12:15 PM

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    Judge Haws Appointed Superior Court Commissioner

    Presiding Judge John Nelson announced his appointment of David M. Haws to serve as a Commissioner for Superior Court in Yuma.

    12/07/2012 3:15 PM

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    County first streams to MOBILE LIVE, now Video on Demand

    After recently becoming one of the first government agencies in the Nation to stream their Government channel (YUMA 77) to mobile devices, the Yuma County Communications Office has put the County ahead of the rush to h.264 technology by streaming Video on Demand (VOD) services the same way. The new streamlined media viewer enables users to have the same experience whether using a mobile or desktop platform. By pointing their PC or mobile device to: anyone can check out archived meetings/videos.

    07/18/2012 3:15 PM

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    County introduces easier method to access Web pages…Friendly URLs

    The Yuma County Communications Office has announced the introduction of Friendly Uniform Resource Leaders (URLs), or web addresses, to the County's website. A friendly URL is a Web address that is easy to read and includes words that describe the content of the webpage. This type of URL can be "friendly" in two ways; by helping visitors remember the Web address and they can help describe the page to search engines.

    07/05/2012 3:00 PM

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    YUMA 77 is now MOBILE

    The Yuma County Communications Department, in partnership with EarthChannel, introduces a new Internet video streaming format, MPEG4/h.264, optimized for viewing on mobile devices, as well as PCs and computers. The h.264 standard, already widely used in the cable and television industries, is also the video standard found on BluRay DVDs. Viewers with Apple iPhones/iPads and some other mobile devices will able to watch YUMA 77 LIVE, in real-time.

    06/15/2012 9:45 AM

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    Haws to be sworn in during investiture

    Governor Jan Brewer recently appointed David M. Haws to fill a vacancy in the Yuma County Superior Court, Division Four. The investiture and swearing in ceremony of Judge Haws will be held on Friday, May 11, 2012, at 3:00 p.m., in the Division One courtroom of the Historic Yuma County Courthouse, 250 W. Second Street, Yuma, Arizona.

    04/30/2012 3:15 PM

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