Author Archives: Christine

10/16/17 LMRFD fire board meeting — FUBAR

It seems impossible for LMRFD to produce accurate minutes. The LMRFD fire board meeting, as usual, started with Charlotte Kiffer pointing out mistakes in the minutes and corrections that had to be made. Can’t a board member proof the minutes and email with corrections to be made BEFORE the meeting?   They always sit thereContinue ReadingContinue Reading

County administrator Hendrix supports sales tax increase for ROADS!

Just when I thought I’d seen it all … According to the Kingman Miner, Hendrix states that the County CAN improve our awful dirt roads, but we don’t have the funds. • A quarter-cent increase in the sales tax is an “extremely powerful tool,” generating about $6 million a year, the county administrator mentioned.Continue Reading

Thursday 10/12/17: FREE food workshop in Meadview Unit 9

Building a Sustainable Diet Consumer Reports is partnering with local community members around the country to hold workshops around eating a more sustainable diet.  Working with Consumer Reports experts, these workshops will include strategies and tips for making our diets more sustainable — good for us and good for the planet. This event will beContinue Reading

Ellen Reh-Bower’s LMRFD documents re tax increase, volunteers, Meadview annexation

Ellen Reh-Bower sent me these LMRFD documents for posting here, thanks! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Lake Mohave Ranchos Fire District Alternative Funding Committee Seeking volunteers to research and help pursue/organize revenue sources for the LMRFD outside of tax increases. A few possible avenues so far identified:* Fund raisers, ie: car washes, rummage sales, bake sales, pancake breakfasts,Continue Reading

Open letter to LMRFD and voting on the annexation of all of Meadview

You may have heard that LMRFD is going to put on the ballot the annexation of ALL Meadview and Lake Mead City properties into the fire district. I expected the board to do this IMMEDIATELY after they were elected last year.  They did NOTHING.  Several times I brought the issue up at the monthly boardContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Low income $16 monthly discount for Unisource electric

I had no idea that Unisource offers a $16 monthly discount: A household gross income for the past 12 months that is at or below the following amounts, based on the number of people in your household: Family Size Annual Income at or Below: 1 $18,090 2 $24,360 3 $30,630 4 $36,900 5 $43,170 6Continue Reading

A powerful opinion piece about the Kingman Airport Authority

This has to be one of the best “community viewpoints” posted at the Miner: John Conners, La Jolla, California Resident Originally published Friday, August 25, 2017 at 05:59a.m. As a frequent visitor to Kingman for many years, and a resident of La Jolla, California for the other part of the year, I am totallyContinue Reading

Arizona condones pollution by miners for FOUR years!

Just when I thought I’d seen it all, I find out that Arizona allows miners to pollute what little water we have for FOUR (4) years with impunity! Owners of a Bagdad-area mine that allegedly has been discharging thousands of gallons of arsenic-contaminated water per day into Boulder Creek faces three felony counts forContinue Reading

Supervisor Jean Bishop KILLED the funding needed for Sheriff Schuster

The Meadview Morons got their way, once again. The BOS meeting was riveting – literally. My nose was almost touching my notebook screen because the volume was so low and I didn’t have external speakers with me.  One budget after the other got voted down as Hildy Angius (Bullhead) refused to vote for the propertyContinue Reading