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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Los Changuitos Feos de Tucson to perform at Fiestas Patrias By Yolanda Najera-Ewing Los Changuitos Feos de Tucson is the mariachi group providing entertainment for the 2011 Saint Francis of Assisi Fiestas Patrias set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and 18. Now in their 47th year as a well established mariachi group, Los Changuitos Feos is one of the premiere youth mariachis in the nation. In July of 2010, Los Changuitos placed third in the competition at the Mariachi Spectacular of Albuquerque. Then in November of last year at the Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference, Los Changuitos performed in the special opening of the Conference Concert with one of
the group members having a solo during the concert. Las Estrellitas de Manana (Stars of Tomorrow), a mariachi competition which took place March 2011 and was sponsored by the Elisa Gastellum Memorial Foundation, found Los Changuitos taking first and second place in the competition. Back at home for the April 2011 Tucson International Mariachi Conference and Concert, Los Changuitos were prominently featured and performed together with adult, professional mariachi groups. This mariachi group with a history which encompasses almost five decades, hundreds of student musicians, and two
countries has made its mark in the world of mariachi music. They have been good-will ambassadors throughout the United States and Mexico. Mariachi Los Changuitos Feos is made up of two groups. The first group has been named Apprentice and the second is called Performing. There are currently 16 students in both groups ranging in age from 9 to 18. Each group rehearses twice a week. Rehearsal space is provided without cost by San Miguel High School. The Performing group performs 80 to 100 times each year at community events and special performances. The Apprentice group performs periodically
throughout the year. Los Changuitos is a nonprofit organization, and all fees and earnings go into a special account for student scholarships. Students in the Performing category are eligible to receive college scholarships upon high school graduation. Students can receive scholarships of up to $3,000 per year for up to four years. Since 2006, this non-profit has distributed more than $80,000 in scholarships to former group members. Current scholarship recipients attend the University of Arizona and Pima Community College. During the past five years, 90% of the students who complete Los See Mariachis, Page 3
Los Changuitos Feos de Tucson, c. 1964
Father James Aboyi to preside over Fiestas On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and 18, Father James Aboyi, new administrator of St. Francis of Assisi Church, will be presiding over the 32nd Annual Church Fiestas Patrias held in the church patio, parking lot and stage; and he invites all in the community to attend the fiestas and enjoy the food and camaraderie. This two day event, chaired by Steve Lopez (689-5059) will begin with a parade on Saturday, Sept. 11. Line-up will begin on Main Street and Magma Avenue with the parade proceeding west on Main down to the Fiesta grounds on Main and Church. Christine Alvarez is the parade chairperson, and she can be reached at 689-2740 or 827-9941. Anyone wanting to have an entry in the parade can contact Christine or get parade entry forms at the church
rectory (680-2250) on Main and Church. The theme for this year’s Fiestas Patrias and parade is, “KEEPING THE FAITH.” Everyone is encouraged to come up with a parade entry. One of the highlights of the fiesta will be the internationally famous mariachi, Los Changitos Feos de Tucson. This mariachi has played for the presidents of both the United States and Mexico and several other dignitaries. The have earned numerous awards a mariachi conferences from the early 70’s to the present. Los Changitos have performed at the cathedral in Tucson for many events. For the 32nd Annual St. Francis Fiestas, they will provide music for the 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday as well as the coronation of the Fiesta Queen Julissa Garcia. Additionally, Los Changitos Feos will play at the fiesta grounds
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each evening of the fiesta. Also part of the fiesta is: a car show, food booths, a silent auction, games, and nightly entertainment on the fiesta stage in the church grounds. In addition to the food booths, there will be a variety of other booths such as sweets, cotton candy, refreshments, confetti eggs, arts, crafts, etc. Food booths will open at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Games and other booths will open early in the afternoon. Tickets for all purchases will be sold at the fiesta grounds. Tickets for making purchases at the fiesta will NOT be sold prior to the beginning of the fiesta. Tickets for the annual Fiesta Raffle will be the only tickets sold prior to Sept. 12. Winners of the raffle will receive $300, $150 and $75 for first, second and third places respectively.
VOLUNTEERS: Patti and Joe Castaneda (520827-9960 or 520-827-0865) are planning a car show on Saturday which will top the success of last year’s show. Autos are expected to start rolling in at 7:00 a.m. for a show starting time of 11:00 a.m. The show will end just before the Saturday evening Mass. Entertainment for each evening will be spearheaded by Melissa Torres. The fiesta games will include games geared toward both young and old, and will include: an air castle, piñatas, water toss, soda toss, ring toss, ball toss, dime toss, basketball and a horseshoe tournament on Sunday. Rosemary Quiroz will be chairing the horseshoe tournament, and she can be reached at 689-2400 for registration
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Congressman Jeff Flake listens intently to local writer Jack San Felice as several members of the community look on. Flake stopped by the ofﬁces of Resolution Copper Company last week. (Taylor Sheaffer Ritter photo)
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Having gotten back into the swing of being back in school, both teachers and students (grades 9-12) from Superior High School took a few hours Thursday afternoon to enjoy a cool dip in the pool…well some of them anyways. Most of the students were hanging out in the shade—maybe they forgot that today was the pool party and had to sit it out? Maybe they were just too cool for any of that playing in the pool shenanigans? Who knows? There was a fair amount of horsing around in the pool. A token few girls playfully said they didn’t want to get in, even though they were dressed for the occasion, so their guy friends capitalized on the moment and threw them in. Plenty of friends tried to mock drown each other, much to the teacher’s dismay. Whether in the pool or out, it deﬁnitely seemed like the time was enjoyed by all. (Taylor Sheaffer Ritter photo)
By Taylor Sheaffer Ritter On Tuesday, August 9, Congressman Jeff Flake stopped by Superior for a casual reception held for him by Resolution Copper Mining Company at its Main Street office as an opportunity to meet with local elected officials and supporters of the project. Congressman Flake represents the Sixth District of Arizona and is the co-sponsor of the Land Exchange bill that is currently awaiting vote in the U.S. House of Representatives. Tuesday morning before
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the reception, Congressman Flake toured the Resolution project with Resolution Vice President Jon Cherry and General Manager Tom Goddell. Congressman Flake praised the project during the reception, vowing his continued support. He is currently running for the Senate seat of retiring Arizona Senator Jon Kyle.
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Tributes Gilbert Ochoa Navarro June 11, 1919 - August 6, 2011
Gilbert “Beto” Navarro, 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011. Gilbert was born on June 11, 1919 in Douglas, Arizona, to Evaristo Navarro Sr. and Ramona Ochoa. Gilbert worked for Magma Copper Company before enlisting to serve his country during World War II. Upon his discharge from the Army, Gilbert returned to Superior
where he met and married Lupe Castañon, raised his family and worked for Magma for 37 years. After retiring in 1980, Gilbert and Lupe continued to live in Superior enjoying the comforts of family and friends. Gilbert is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Evaristo Navarro Jr.; sisters, Hope Navarro Sotelo and Marie Theresa Navarro; and daughter, Carol Marie. Gilbert is survived by his wife
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Ruben G. Saldana, 90, went to be with the Lord on July 22, 2011. He was born in Beeville, Texas, on Dec. 28, 1920. He served his country honorably during World War II in the U.S. Army. Ruben is survived by his wife, Rebecca, of 71 years; sons, Raul (Eva) Saldana and Ruben Saldana; daughters, Alice (John) Bustamante and Lydia Saldana; one brother, Amos Saldana of Corpus Christi, Texas; nine grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pablo and Eugenia Saldana; three brothers, Alex, Pete and Paul; and his sister, Margarita. Viewing was held at Mountain View Funeral Chapel in Mesa. Memorial services were held at Mountain View Chapel on July 27, 2011, and he was laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery on July 28, 2011.
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Gilbert Ochoa Navarro of 60 years Lupe; son, Gilbert (Diana) Navarro Jr.; daughters, Rosalie Padilla and Corinne (Ray) Pena; brother, Armando (Petra) Navarro; sisters, Ramona Coronado and Helen Navarro; 12 grandchildren; 21 greatgrandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Gilbert will be dearly missed and will always be remembered for his lovingness, kindness, patience, humility, and great humor. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Aug. 13 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Interment followed at Fairview Cemetery in Superior. The family was assisted by Superior Funeral Home.
By Taylor Sheaffer Ritter At the request of the auditor, Superior School District has devised a new fee schedule for Community Use of School Facilities Costs. Since many different facilities can be utilized by community members for functions that on their own would not be possible, this system is beneficial for both parties…the school gains funds then put towards improving programs district wide and private entities can
accomplish tasks, projects or programs that without the facilities, would be impossible. There are three different classes for the fee schedule; currently any entity that contributes a minimum amount of $2,500 per school year is subject to waived fees. The different levels of classes include levels I-III and are described as such: • Class I, This class incur no charge due to District Mission Related use and
includes the following: School –sponsored activities; School Clubs; Boy Scouts; Girl Scouts; Little League Programs; Teacher Organizations; P.T.A./ Organizations; Booster Clubs; Superior High School Hall of Fame. • Class II: Community Colleges; Community Concerts; Churches; Recitals; Cultural Organizations; Civic Organizations; Educational
According to state law, there are two methods by which police may arrest suspected offenders. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting officer may write a citation and release the suspect to appear in court later. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Only criminal citations are listed. All damage amounts are estimates. Items are given to The Superior Sun by the Superior Police Department and reﬂect information available at the time the report is compiled. Aug. 4 Dominic Guzman, 39, Superior, was arrested on a warrant issued out of Superior. Aug. 4 Burglary was reported in the 100 block of Pinal Avenue. Aug. 4 Violation of a court order was reported in the 100 block of Arnett Drive. Aug. 5 Steve Olmos, 53, Superior, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. Aug. 6 An accident was reported in the area of Stone Avenue and Main Street. Aug. 6 Stephanie Armenta, 25, Superior, was arrested on a warrant issued out of Superior. Aug. 6 Possible fraud was reported in the 500 block of Ray Street. Aug. 7 Burglary was reported in the 200 block of Kellner Avenue.
Aug. 7 Theft was reported in the 400 block of Stone Avenue. Citations were issued. Aug. 8 Possible burglary was reported in the 700 block of Highway 60. Aug. 8 Assault was reported in the 400 block of Porphyry Street. Aug. 8 Suzanna Ellsworth, Superior, was arrested on warrants issued out of Superior and Gila County. Calls not listed include six alarm drops, two citizen assists, one information report, two agency assists, three harassment
complaints, seven disturbances, one found property report, 11 traffic stops, seven suspicious activity reports, one medical call, two civil matters, two animal complaints, one 911 hangup, one abandoned vehicle, two welfare checks and one juvenile problem. Citizens are reminded to call Silent Witness at 1-800-358INFO, Crime Stop at 689-5611 or the Information Tip Line at 520-827-0065 if they have information that may help the police department in solving a crime.
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News from the Superior Public Library: Fun Van to visit The Apache Junction Public Library “Fun Van” is getting ready to roll this way once again! The Fun Van staff is gearing up to bring our community some great programs that will benefit the local community. The Fun Van is a program funded through First Things First. The
purpose is to promote literacy in children ages 0-5, by promoting and using the curriculum, Parents as Teachers. It is our desire that parents develop an understanding that they are their children’s first and most important teachers. Many parents today, for a variety of reasons, lack the skills needed to interact
effectively with their children. We hope to show them that it is not difficult to develop literacy in their homes. It just takes a little creativity and encouragement. That is what we want to bring to them. Some encouragement and ideas for things they can do with their little ones at home.
• Gymnasium/Secondary* – $50 per hour; $60 per hour • Cafeteria/Multipurpose – $100 per hour; $120 per hour • Football Field without Lights – $20 per hour; $30 per hour • Football Field with Lights – $40 per hour; $50 per hour • Outdoor Playing Fields – $20 per hour; $40 per hour *Please note that gymnasiums are only available for (and are expected to be used for) activities pertinent to their use. At all functions, there will be an additional fee of $25 per hour for school personnel who are required to be present for any function. Additionally, there will be a fee of $25 per hour to be charged for cleanup of
building and/or grounds when excess litter results from any function with a mandatory base fee of $25 for cleanup of any event. So, if you have an event and take the time to spic and span the place back to the level you found it at, the base fee of $25 will be charged; or if you throw of huge gala event and decided you’re too tired to cleanup…the cleanup fee might be considerably higher. When everything is said and done, hiring school property to hold a function, showcase a recital or give a class is a great opportunity to take that money and put it back into the school system; in a way you could think of it like a donation or contribution for the betterment of the children of this community. For more information on utilizing Superior School District Facilities, please contact the main office at 520-689-3000.
Continued from Page 2 Organizations; Government Organizations; Service Organizations; Extended Day Resource Programs. • Class III: Commercial or profit-making organizations. The following is the fee schedule, by facility, per class. • SUSD Office Boardroom – $20 per hour (class II); $60 per hour (class III) • Classroom-Standard – $15 per hour ; $20 per hour • Computer Lab-Specialized – $20 per hour; $40 per hour • Auditorium – $50 per hour; $60 per hour • Gymnasium/Primary* – $50 per hour; $60 per hour
Continued from Page 1 Olga Fernandez (689-2474) is once again conducting a silent auction. She is accepting any and all donations and noted that baskets filled with personal body cleansing products are very popular. A variety of fine crystal will be on display in the crystal booth which is sponsoring a pastry bingo at Saint Mary’s Center on Sunday, Aug. 21, starting at 1 p.m. Funds raised at the bingo will be used to purchase various crystal items according to booth chairperson Sonia Estatico. Ruby Cervantes (689-2250), parish secretary, is in charge of all ticket sales on the fiesta grounds. Marcela Garcia (480820-2077) working with the fiesta queen candidates. Ernie Villegas (520-240-2086) is again chairing the burro booth. Taking charge of the menudo booth once again is the Alonzo Family (689-9142). Danny and Roberta Contreras (529-827-0493) are chairing the soft drinks booth. Stella and Ruben Castro (6895242) have been in charge of the fiesta cake walk almost since the fiestas began and will be doing that again. Louie and Carmen Navarro and Family (827-9025) have a booth with a variety of goodies: cotton candy, balloons, confetti filled egg shells and chocolate covered strawberries. Mike and Kathy Zavala (6895629) will be overseeing the sale of hamburgers and hot dogs. The taquitos and Indian Fry Bread booth is being chaired by Chris and Tony Martinez.
Continued from Page 1 Changuitos Feos program attend college. All of this began in 1964 when a young Irish-American Catholic priest and jazz pianist named Charles Rourke was searching for a way to keep the boys of his parish occupied during the summer. It was at this time that he became acquainted with Mexican folk music known as “mariachi.” Soon, Father Charles Rourke’s summer project ended up being Los Changuitos Feos de Tucson, the first Mariachi Juvenil (Youth Mariachi) in the United States. It was not long before the group was performing and traveling nationally and internationally. Los Changuitos were performing in Guadalajara and Mexico City as well as throughout the U.S. Historical highlights include performances: at Disneyland, at half-time for the first Fiesta Bowl in Tempe, at two presidential inaugurations (Nixon and Clinton) in Washington DC, and at the 2006 International Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention in Philadelphia. At the leaving of Father Rourke, the mariachi group continued under the musical direction of Arthur Pepin, a local musician with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. Then, in 1977, Joe Mendoza became music director of Los Changuitos, and remained so until 2001. Currently, the mariachi has become incorporated and is a non-profit with one of the music directors being David Gil. The 32nd Annual Saint Francis Fiestas Patrias Committee is very pleased to have been able to acquire this mariachi for the two days of the Fiestas.
The St. Francis Church Knights of Columbus (689-5629) will be taking care of setting up and preparing the fiesta grounds as well as packing up and cleaning of the grounds. The stage decorations are provided by Yolanda Ewing. Lucy Quiroz will be heading the ice cream booth. Olga Lopez and Yolanda Guzman (689-5061) will be in charge of the empanada booth. Linda Lira and family will be manning the sno-cone and nacho booth. Each of these chairpersons is still asking for volunteer help and donations for their booths and activities. Donations of a monetary nature, products, supplies, or labor are much needed and will be very welcomed. These donations are tax deductible and the Fiesta Committee is providing the tax identification number to all those making donations. Proceeds from last year’s Fiestas Patrias made it possible to remodel the Saint Mary’s Center which now presents a new inside, plus new plumbing. In addition, the church was able to purchase and implement new programs for adults and children such as bible study and curriculum. The fiesta proceeds from last year are highly visible. The Annual St. Francis Church Fiestas Patrias have always been more than a fund raiser. The fiestas have been a local tradition for 3 decades and are viewed by its sponsors as a community event for all ages. It is an opportunity to visit with neighbors and friends while enjoying good food and fun activities. “This is a time for all of us to get together and visit with friends we haven’t seen recently, for us to share memories and old times, for us to have some good Mexican cuisine, for our children to have fun and for us to be the close community we have always been,” stressed Fiestas Patrias Chairperson, Steve Lopez as he extended an invitation to all.
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On Saturday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., there will be a free health fair at the Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center Campus and you are invited. This event will be both educational and fun for everyone within the service areas of the CVRMC region. Slip on yours shoes and kick off the fair with a 5K “Get Fit Run.” Beginners are encouraged to sign up for this run, as well as anyone else who is interested. To sign up for the “Get Fit Run,” please email your request to getfitruncvrmc.org. In conjunction with this year’s health fair, there will be a Craft Fair, Car Show, Salsa Contest, Pie Baking Contest, free health screenings, children’s activities, contests,
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Superior Town Government: Who does what? By Taylor Sheaffer Ritter Many questions have been raised recently as to what, exactly, certain positions of the town government have the authority and responsibility to do, whether it be giving someone a raise or signing a contract or calling a special meeting.
There are several situations from which the questions stem, including local protest of the current Town Manager, Melanie Oliver, over her decision to promote Jed Lant to Public Works Director and the process by which she went about this; the lack of an RFP to hire a new
minute taker for the town meetings; the recent recall of Mayor Michael Hing. While some actually see nothing wrong with the aforementioned items, others disagree. This list can become quite extensive as there are many different perspectives for any one issue and beyond that a myriad of things that any citizen could take issue with. To help dispel the wonder surrounding these questions, Town Attorney Chris Wencker took the opportunity at a recent town meeting to discuss the specific duties, responsibilities, powers and authority of the key players: Mayor, Council PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI Members, Town Manager, Town OF SUPERIOR CATHOLIC CHURCH Clerk, Town Attorney and Public 100 Magma Avenue 11 Church Avenue Works Director. Superior, AZ 85273 MASS SCHEdULE: Mayor Saturday, 5 p.m. Pastor Jeanne Evenson “The Mayor,” Wencker said, “is the Worship Service Sunday: 10 a.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. ‘chief executive officer of the town Coffee & Fellowship immediately Monday - Friday 9 a.m. following worship. …’ according to A.R.S. (Arizona Confession: Saturday Youth Group for 7th-12th graders Revised Statute) § 9-236 and also 4-4:40 p.m. or upon request Sunday Afternoon. Rectory and Parish Office, T. C. (Town Code) § 2-2-4(A), (H). Contemporary Worship Service at 5 689-2250 The Mayor is also a member of the p.m. on the 3rd Sunday of the month. Rev. Mark Long Our church is open for prayer the 2nd Council, and as such operates as a Wednesday of every month. member of that body, See A.R.S. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. New Life Church § 9-232(C); T.C. § 2-2-4(B). As All are welcome. New Life Fellowship Inc. the chief executive of the Town, Anonymous prayer box located at the 955 W. Main Street Save Money Market. the Mayor is generally tasked with We will pray for you! (520) 827-9116 execution of contracts and other Phone: 689-2631 Sunday Morning Service: 10 am documents on behalf of the Town, Sunday Youth Group (5-12): 4 pm See T.C. §§ 2-2-4(E), 2-2-6; A.R.S. Family Life Christian Center Monday Women’s Bible Study: 56 Kellner Ave. § 9-241. The Mayor also chairs and 7 pm Schedule of Services guides meetings of the Council, and Wednesday Bible Study: 7 pm Sunday School 9:30 a.m. may call a meeting of the Council, Fri Youth Group (13-18): 7 pm Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. See T.C. § 2-2-4(B); A.R.S. § 9-233.” Pastor Mel Korb Wed. Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Wencker continued with his briefing, Everyone welcome Everyone is Welcome stating that beyond this, the Mayor Non-denominational Pastor Dennis & Sandy VanGorp has the following powers and duties: We are a grace based Office 689-2202 Evangelical Church. • “In the event of an emergency Assembly of God resulting from ‘fire, conflagration, SUPERIOR HARVEST CHURCH SUPERIOR flood, earthquake, explosion, war, Hill St. and Stone Ave. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH bombing, acts of the enemy or any Sunday Morning Service: 921 Belmont Street other natural or man-made calamity 10 a.m.-noon PASTOR BART MUELLER or disaster or by reason of threats or Wednesday Bible Study: 689-5751, Please leave a 5 to 6:30 p.m. occurrences of riots, routs, affrays or message Victory in Jesus other acts of civil disobedience,’ the Where everybody is somebody Pastor Albert M. Rodriguez JOB / NAME: 5162 !SWG 2011 PEP Ad Design Mayor may proclaim an emergency and C#hrist is everything 480-354-4499 (home) DESCRIPTION: SWG 811 Ad 2011 ENGLISH and govern by proclamation, issuing Sunday School 9 a.m. 480-329-3647 (cell) VERSION: Concept such orders as appropriate to respond Sunday Worship Service 10 a.m. 1 Revision 5 – FINAL DATE: Study 8/12/10 to the emergency.” See A.R.S. § 26Wednesday 6:30 p.m. www.superiorfirstbaptist.net 311; T.C. § 2-2-4(G). For example, if Superior had a natural disaster, such AD SIZE: 5.25” x 10.5” a fire or flood, the Mayor would PUBLICATION: San Manuel MIner / Copper Basin / SuperiorasSun To be included in be able to issue an order re-routing DUE DATE: 8/12/11 the funds from one account, previously RUNweekly DATE: church 8/17/11 allocated for road work, to disaster listings, call the relief. Superior Sun at • “Similarly, the Mayor must call an emergency session of the Town 520-363-5554. Council in the event of an attack ‘by an enemy of the United States
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resulting in substantial damage or injury to persons or property in this state …’” A.R.S. § 38-382(1); see also A.R.S. § 38-385. So just as David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has called an emergency session of Parliament following the extensive rioting in London, the Mayor of Superior would have to call an emergency session if Superior was, say, bombed by Argentina. • “The Mayor must serve as a member of any local police pension board, See A.R.S. § 9-913. The Mayor also may be required to serve as a member of any of various other governing boards, or may be required to appoint members to those boards, See, e.g., A.R.S. § 36-1404 (public housing authority).” For example, currently Mayor Hing serves on the Economic Development Committee. • “The Mayor may, at times, be authorized (or even required) to ensure that the laws – including the Town Code – are properly enforced within the Town.” Town Council Wencker continued with his description of duties by discussing that of the town council. “The Town Council is the Town’s legislative governing body. As such, the Council is empowered to adopt legislation (ordinances and resolutions) governing the Town, and to exercise most of the Town’s powers by simple majority vote, See A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(28), (29); T.C. § 2-1-2. Primarily, the Town Council controls the Town’s finances and property, See A.R.S. § 9-240(A). The Council’s authority also includes, at times, the exercise of powers that might be considered to properly belong to one of the other branches of the Town’s government – for example, the Council may authorize an acting mayor to execute a document that the Mayor fails or refuses to execute for more than five consecutive days, See T.C. § 2-2-6,” he said. Additionally, the Town Council’s authority includes, among other things, the following powers: • “To erect, purchase or lease necessary buildings, See A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(1).” This would
correspond to the purchase of the Roosevelt school property. • “To exercise exclusive control over the streets, alleys, avenues and sidewalks of the town and to give and change the names thereof. A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(3)(a).” • “To erect and maintain bridges, culverts, sidewalks and crossways, See A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(4).” This includes decisions that have been made concerning Magma Avenue. • “To construct and maintain sewers and drains, See A.R.S. § 9-240(B) (5)(a).” • “To provide the town with water, to construct public wells, cisterns and reservoirs in the streets and other public and private places within the town, or beyond the limits thereof, and to supply the same with pumps and conducting pipes or ditches. A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(6).” • “To provide regulations for the prevention and extinguishment of fires. A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(7)(a).” • “To provide for lighting the streets and other public places of the town, and to exclusively regulate and control the laying and repairing of gas pipes and other appurtenances therein, See A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(8).” • “To establish and regulate cemeteries and burials, See A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(11).” This pertains to the recent discussion over the raising of cemetery prices for non-local plots. • “To establish and regulate the police of the town, … and to prescribe their powers and duties. A.R.S. § 9-240(B) (12).” An example of this can be seen in recent presentations to the council of how the Superior Police enforce their search warrants. • “To fix the amount of license taxes to be paid by any person, firm, corporation or association for carrying on any business, game or amusement, calling, profession or occupation, and prescribe the method of collection or payment of the same … A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(18).” • “To levy taxes, See A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(26).” • “To apply any surplus money in the treasury of the town to the extinguishment of the debt of the town, or to provide a sinking fund for that purpose, See A.R.S. § 9-240(B) (27).”
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The Superior Little League Board would like to thank the following coaches, sponsors and volunteers for their generous donations of time, resources and money. These supporters assisted over 170 athletes who participated in the regular season as well as six all-star teams. We also had the privilege of hosting the 11-12 year old Baseball All-Star Tournament, which was a great success. Congratulations to our 9-10 year old Baseball and Senior League Softball Teams, who claimed Arizona District 4 Championships.
NOTICE (for publication) ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I. Name: Rose Residential Properties, LLC. File No. L-1677767-3. II. The address of the known place of business is: 38645 Hwy 60, Superior, Ariz. 85173. III. The name and street address of the Statutory Agent is: Randall Lindsey, Torres Lindsey, LLP, 4633 E. La Mirada Way, Phoenix, Ariz. 85044. Management of the limited liability company is vested in a manager or managers. The names and addresses of each person who is a manager AND each member who owns a twenty percent or greater interest in the capital or profits of the limited liability company are: Richard C. Rose [manager], 38645 Hwy 60, Superior, Ariz. 85173; Tina R. Rose [manager], 38645 Hwy 60, Superior, Ariz. 85173; The Richard C. Rose and Tina R. Rose Family Revocable Trust, dated May 28, 2004 [member], Richard C. Rose & Tina R. Rose, Trustees, 38645 Hwy 60, Superior, Ariz. 85173. SUN Legal 8/3/11, 8/10/11, 8/17/11
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Town Manager/Town Clerk From here the discussion went to the duties, responsibilities, powers and authority of the Town Manager and Town Clerk, a point which has been much contested lately. Wencker thoroughly canvassed this position, stating, “A town manager is not required for an Arizona town, see A.R.S. § 9-303, though many towns have them. In many towns, as in Superior, the offices of Town Manager and Town Clerk are held by the same person. A town manager possesses whatever powers and duties are given to the office by the council that creates it, See A.R.S. § 9-303(B). In Superior, the Town Manager is ‘the administrative head of the government of the Town under the direction and control of the Council’ T.C. § 3-2-1(A). As such, the Town Manager is tasked with implementing and carrying out the policies adopted by the Town Council. The Town Manager is expected to manage the specific details of the Town’s business affairs, see T.C. § 3-2-1(F), leaving the Town Council free to make policy decisions.” The Town Manager’s specific duties and powers include: • “The responsibility to ensure that all laws and ordinances are properly enforced within the Town, and to ensure that all franchises, contracts, permits, and licenses are obeyed, See T.C. § 3-2-1(A)(1).” For instance, the purchasing of business licenses within Superior. • “Managerial authority over all department heads and subordinate employees, other than those who report directly to the Town Council, See T.C. § 3-2-1(A)(2), (3).” The Public Works Director is included in the positions that report to the Town Manager. • “Attendance at all Town Council meetings, and recommendation of courses of action to the Town Council, See T.C. §3-2-1(A)(4), (5).” As the Town Council is not involved in the day-to-day operation of the town, the Town Manager is best equipped to answer questions pertaining to daily operations and give suggestion based off experience. • “The responsibility to prepare and maintain financial reports and a proposed budget, and to oversee the Town’s expenditures for compliance with the law, See T.C. §3-2-1(A) (6), (7), (8).” It is under the Town Manager’s purview that financial reporting is maintained, thus See Deﬁnitions, Page 5
TOWN OF SUPERIOR PROJECT NAME: Magma Club Air Conditioning Upgrades PROJECT NUMBER: 100444 SECTION 00020 - CALL FOR BIDS 1. Bids. The Town of Superior will receive sealed Bids from qualified registered contractors, with a minimum L-39 contracting license, at the Town of Superior, Clerk’s Office, 199 N. Lobb Ave., Superior, Arizona 85173, telephone number (520) 689-5752, for the construction of Magma Club Air Conditioning Upgrades, until 1:00 p.m. Arizona Time on September 8, 2011, when all Bids that have been duly received will be opened publicly. The project includes but is not necessarily limited to the following items of work: Design, acquisition and installation of a heat pump system to serve approximately 3800 square feet of the Magma Club in Superior, AZ. Work shall include all associated design, ductwork, wiring, conduit, hardware and mounting. Work shall conform to the 2006 IBC, 2006 IPC, 2006 IMC, 2006 IEBC, 2002 NEC and Town of Superior Ordinance. Applicable Registrants shall be retained for various items of work. 2. Bid Documents. Bid Documents may be examined and/or purchased at Willdan Engineering, 7500 N. Dreamy Draw Dr., Suite 130, Phoenix, Arizona 85020. A deposit for the amount of $5.00, payable to Willdan Engineering, in the form of cash, a certified check, or a cashier’s check will be required for each set of Bid Documents. Partial sets of Bid Documents will not be available. All technical questions relating to this Work may be directed to Willdan Engineering, 7500 N. Dreamy Draw Dr., Suite 130, Phoenix, Arizona 85020, Attention: Nick Bernoski, P.E., Project Manager at (602) 395-7509. Bid Documents consist of Contract Conditions and Performance Specifications. Bid Documents will be shipped after receipt of the deposit and only if the requestor assumes responsibility for all related shipping charges. A refund of the required deposit will be made if the original bid documents are returned in good condition within (7) days of the bid opening. Documents must be accompanied with the original receipt issued by Willdan Engineering. Refunds will be given for only one set of plans and specifications for each Bidder. Refunds will be given only to plan holders identified as firms purchasing plans and specifications and have submitted a bid to the Town. No refunds will be given to those firms who purchased plans but did not submit a bid. Refunds will be mailed by Willdan Engineering within 60 days of the Bid opening. 3. Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference. A mandatory prebid conference will be held at Town of Superior Town Hall, 199 N. Lobb Ave., Superior, Arizona 85173, on August 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. MST. The purpose of this conference will be to discuss questions from prospective bidders and clarify the plans and specifications. A tour of the work site will be held immediately following the pre-bid conference. Addenda may be issued as the ENGINEER considers necessary in response to issues raised at the prebid conference and tour. 4. Bid Security. A Bid Security in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the Bidder’s Base Bid and Bid Alternates shall accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. 5. Award. The Town of Superior Council reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive any non-conformance, to re-advertise for Bids, and to withhold the award for any reason the Town of Superior determines. SUN Legal 8/17/11, 8/24/11
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Continued from Page 4 providing the information necessary to create the new budget. • “The duty to investigate any complaints related to any of the Town’s business affairs, employees, or officers, See T.C. § 3-2-1(A)(9).” As with any business, it would be left with the manager or the business to investigate a complaint either filled within the company or against it. Wencker continued, explaining the duties and responsibilities of the Town Clerk, a position also held by Town Manager Melanie Oliver, who is currently on sick leave. M “Unlike the office of town manager,” Wencker said, “every Arizona town must have a town clerk, See A.R.S. §§ 9-202, 9-237.” With Oliver on sick leave, the question has been raised as to whether their actually a Town Clerk currently in Superior, along with whether or not the Town Council now must appoint one. Wencker carried on, clarifying, “A clerk’s primary function is to act as a town’s treasurer, See A.R.S. § 9-238(A); T.C. § 3-2-2(F). The other duties of a town clerk are established by the town’s council, See A.R.S. § 9-239(A); T.C. § 3-2-2(J).” In Superior, the Town Clerk’s duties include: • “The responsibility to maintain true and accurate records of all of the Town’s business and activities, and to make them available for public inspection, See, e.g., A.R.S. §§ 9-252, 9-253(B), 9-511.01(A)(1); T.C. § 3-22(A), (B).” This duty having been questioned recently with Superior behind on several financial audits. • “The responsibility to compile and maintain monthly reports of the Town’s activities as directed by the Town Council, See T.C. § 3-2-2(C).” • “The responsibility to prepare and ensure the accuracy of minutes of all Town Council meetings, and to maintain and publish records of all ordinances, resolutions, budgets, and notices adopted by the Town Council, See A.R.S. §§ 9-234(B), 9-802, 9-813; T.C. § 3-2-2(D), (E).” • “The duties of the Town’s elections official, as required by statute, See A.R.S. § 9-821; T.C. § 3-2-2(G).” With an upcoming recall election and seemingly no acting Town Clerk, this has been a point of contention recently. • “The issuance of licenses and collection of fees therefor, See A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(19); T.C. § 3-2-2(H).” • “Acting as the Town’s purchasing agent, and making purchases for the Town as directed by the Town Council or Town Manager, See T.C. § 3-2-2(I).” He concluded remarks on the Town Clerk stating “Additionally, the Town Clerk may be required to serve as the clerk or secretary of various boards or commissions, See, e.g., A.R.S. § 9-913.” Town Attorney As there have been several recent changes of Town Attorney, who is appointed by the Town Council, Wencker explained his own duties to the Town. “An Arizona town is authorized to hire an attorney to advise and represent it – though it is not required to do so, See A.R.S. §§ 9-237, 9-239(A). Superior has chosen to appoint a Town Attorney, who ‘shall act as the legal counselor and advisor of the Council and other Town officials, and as such shall give his opinion in writing when requested’ T.C. § 3-2-4.” The Town Attorney’s duties include
things that attorneys generally do for their clients, including: • “Drafting, reviewing, and approving as to form deeds, contracts, conveyances, ordinances, resolutions, and other legal instruments when requested. See id.” • “Recommending changes to, or providing legal advice regarding, such documents listed above. See id.” • “Prosecuting and/or defending lawsuits in which the Town is a party or may have an interest. See id. This may include prosecution of criminal violations within the Town’s jurisdiction.” • “Reporting to the Town Council on the status of claims or litigation in which the Town is a party or may have an interest. See id. This may include advice regarding potential or future claims by or against the Town.” Public Works Director As the final description of duties, it is possible that the office of Public Works Director was asked to be discussed to the recent turmoil over the re-creation of this position and the candidate who fills it. “The office of Public Works Director,” Wencker said, “is not one required to be appointed by the Town Council, See A.R.S. § 9-237. In many Arizona towns, the public works director is an employee under the control and guidance of the town engineer, which is a position required to be appointed by the town council. See id. A town engineer is generally tasked with maintenance of ‘the town streets, sewers and water works,’ and must be a ‘competent’ (i.e., certified) engineer in any town with 3,000 or more residents.” This explains that even without a Town Engineer, the position of Public Works Director is not appointed by the Town Council. “In Superior,” he continued, “the Public Works Director reports to the Town Manager. As such, the specific duties of the Public Works Director, and the manner of performing those duties, are under the Town Manager’s control, See T.C. § 3-2-1(A), (F). Most recently, the Public Works Director’s duties have been described as ‘direct[ing] and manag[ing] the functions of the Public Works Department including all municipal infrastructure and the divisions of engineering services, building/ parks/street maintenance, water/ wastewater, equipment mechanical activity, regulatory compliance, solid waste, effluent reuse and building safety/inspections’ (Job Description for Public Works Director). As such, the Public Works Director is responsible for administrative and supervisory control of the functions and employees of the Public Works Department.” This includes the following: • “[T]he immediate control and management of all things pertaining to the Town sewer system …” T.C. § 9-6-1. • “Approval of permits for drilling or geological survey operations that require use of the Town’s roads or streets. See T.C. § 7-6-3(C)(2), (5).” • “Approval of permits for cutting or digging into any of the Town’s roads or streets. See T.C. § 11-5-2. (This section specifically references the Public Works Supervisor or Street Superintendent, but as a function of the Public Works Department, this clearly falls under the Director’s control.)” Following his descriptions, Wencker answered follow-up questions the council had concerning the descriptions.
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43.Meeting Notices Alcoholic’s Anonymous meetings, Tues, Thurs and Sunday at 6:00pm set free chapel, 89 E Main St. Superior. AA 8/29 TFN
45. Miscellaneous Homeschooling mom of 2 boys ages 7 and 5 looking to connect with other homeschoolers in the Kearny area. Leave msg at 520-363-9573W 8/10 2TP
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80.Rentals Superior For Rent: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom furnished apartment $450 per month plus deposit. Includes water, sewer and garbage. 480-980-3875 W 8/17 2TP Superior For Rent: 1 bedroom, furnished $500 per month $300 security 520-431-0672 W 8/10 TFN Superior For Rent: 1 bedroom, furnished $425 per month $300 security 520-431-0672 W 8/10 TFN For rent, furnished 1 ½ bedroom, 1 bathroom mobile home in Superior. Completely fenced in area includes washer/dryer, garbage pick up, yard maintenance. $425 mo. plus security deposit. Call 520-827-0611 or 520-827-0276 W 7/27 4TP
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This ‘n That This ‘n That listings are reserved for nonprofit groups and community announcements. All items for this column must be in The Superior Sun office BY 5 P.M. FRIDAY the week before publication on the next Wednesday. Submitting parties are responsible for the accuracy of the information given. Items will run at the sole discretion of the editors. Listings run according to space available and in date order. For a more complete listing, go online to www. copperarea.com. SUPERIOR HEAD START PRESCHOOL Superior Head Start Preschool is always accepting applications for 3 and 4 year old children. A variety of educational, mental health, nutrition, health activities, and, sometimes medical and dental needs are provided to meet special needs through this program. Families participate in education, social service and parent involvement activities. Children must be three years old by Aug. 31. Families must income qualify and have proof of guardianship (birth certificate or DES certified letter with child’s name and birth date). Children must have the following immunizations: Varicella, 4 DTP, 3 Polio, 1 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B and HIB booster. Call 689-2812 for more information or stop by at 150 Lobb Avenue Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. FAMILY LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER BIBLE STUDIES Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m., at 56 Kellner, the Family Life
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25. Instruction Beginning to intermediate piano lessons and bass guitar lessons. $5/15 min or $10/30 min weekly. Leave msg at 520-363-9573.W 8/10 2TP
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81.Commercial Rentals Mammoth Plaza for sale. $320,000. 12,000 sf on 4 acres. Tom, 520-982-0200. K4/21 TFN 7,000 sf building for sale $145,000 129 N Main Street, Mammoth. 520-982-0200. K5/12 TFN
100.Real Estate DEEP DISCOUNT Log Cabin on 8+ AC, $99,900. Owner must sell, beautiful whole log cabin on 8+ acres at Windsor Valley Ranch. Additional acreage available at cool 7,000 feet elevation outside Show Low, AZ. Financing and ADWR available. Call AZLR 866-5525687. Equal Housing. (AzCAN) PRESCOTT AREA - Rare opportunity foreclosure. 101 acres - $89,900. Great opportunity at Ruger Ranch located near Kirkland. On maintained road. Build now or buy & hold. 1st come basis. Special lender ﬁnancing. Call AZLR 1-888-6908271. ADWR available. (AzCAN) ADVERTISE YOUR HOME, property or business for sale in 87 AZ newspapers. Reach over 1 million readers for ONLY $330! Call this newspaper or visit: www. classiﬁedarizona.com. (AzCAN)
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3 bed, 1 3/4 bath home, 1,456 sq. ft., fenced back yard enclosed laundry area, storage room, stove & refrigerator. $79,900. Aravaipa land. 2 parcels, each 2.80 acres. Registered well, fenced, both for $49,900. Open Monday-Friday After hours or evenings call: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MIKE GROVER ............................................ 520-471-0171 Available by appt. anytime. SHARON FLAKE ......................................... 520-483-0657 RICHARd LARGENT................................... 520-256-1406 TONYA LARGENT ....................................... 520-256-1095 BILL KELLAM.............................................. 520-603-3944 EQUAL HOUSING REALTOR PAULA MERTEN-BROKER......................... 520-471-3085 OPPORTUNITY
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Tarasiuk joins CVIT Cobre Valley Institute of Technology (CVIT) Superintendent Pete Guzman announces that Beata Tarasiuk has joined the CVIT team. Tarasiuk will be responsible for recruitment and coordination of registration of students. Currently, CVIT offers local high school students career and technical education (CTE) training with their central programs (courses taught on the Gila Pueblo Campus) and CTE courses delivered in local high schools. “Ms. Tarasiuk brings to CVIT experience and a thorough understanding of the importance of CTE programs,” said Guzman. Tarasiuk, who holds an MBA, notes, “CVIT provides an extraordinary opportunity for our students to develop the skills needed or for entry into a highly competitive workforce. Even if a student plans on attending college, they will be better prepared to increase their earning power if they have skills, which will help them secure gainful employment in order to meet the financial commitment for earning a degree. “This is a very exciting time for CVIT because of the innovation and relevant programs offered throughout Gila Community College in our central programs.” Currently, CVIT offers Certified Nursing Assistant, Allied Health Care, Electrical Instrumentation, Renewal Sustainable Energy, and Fire Science as central programs in partnership with the Gila Community College. CVIT serves Globe, Miami, San Carlos, Hayden and Superior High Schools. Tarasiuk’s office is located on the Gila Pueblo Campus of Gila Community College. For more information on career counseling, programs and registration, call Tarasiuk at 425-8481. Classes began Aug. 10, for the central programs.
Continued from Page 5 according to booth chairperson Sonia Estatico. MEET THE TEACHER Superior Jr/ Sr High School Meet the Teacher- Parent Night is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 25, from 6 – 7 p.m. SUPERIOR FOOD BANK DISTRIBUTION The Superior Food Bank distribution dates are: Thursday and Friday, Aug. 25 and 26, from 3 to 4 p.m. An alternate food box pick up is available on Sunday, Aug. 28, by calling Mel at 520-827-9116 or Dennis, 520-827-0988, in advance. CLASS OF 1991 HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT The Class of 1991 is having a Horseshoe Tournament at Superior Park, Aug 27. Teams can sign up for $20, from noon – 1 p.m. For more information, call Cathy Ramirez at 480-250-1890 or Tommy Lopez at 520-827-0650. ST. FRANCIS FIESTA CAR SHOW GOLF TOURNAMENT At the Queen Valley Golf Course, Saturday, Sept. 3, the 3-Man Scramble formatted St. Francis Fiesta Car Show Golf Tournament will be played. Registration is 6:30 a.m., shot gun start will be at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $40 per player. Cash
prizes, to be determined by number of entries, will be rewarded for Betting Hole, 1/2 the Pot. Food and raffles will be part of the fun. For more information, contact Art (Jap) Ramirez at 520-827-0941 or Joe Castaneda at 520-827-0865. CRC CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT The first CRC Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the Gila County Community Food Bank and Superior Food Bank will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Queen Valley Golf Course. There will be a shotgun start at 7 a.m. Come out and support your local food bank or cheer on your favorite golf team. There will be raffles, a silent auction, food and plenty of fun. For more information contact us at crcmain@ copper-resource-contracting.com or 480-313-2600. COBRE VALLEY ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR The Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center is hosting the Annual Health Fair to be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the CVRMC Campus. It kicks off with a 5 K “Get Fit Run.” To sign up for the run, email requests to getfitrun@ cvrmc.org. If you are interested in participating in this year’s Health Fair, please contact Jane at (928) 402-1230.
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