Two years ago, a proposed CVS store consumed more city meetings than any other topic in recent memory. In the end it was approved at its location at the corner of State Route 89A and Airport Road.
But CVS representatives appeared at yet another Sedona City Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, for a somewhat unusual reason. When the project was approved, it was agreed upon and placed within the development agreement that the hours of operation would be from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. However, the developer agreed that the store would only be open for a 12-hour block during those potential hours of operation.
With the Sedona City Council voting to move forward with a new half-cent sales tax dedicated to transportation projects, the next step is to create a plan for advancing projects through the decision-making process.
That’s what the council did during its Tuesday, Nov. 14, meeting as the city moves forward with its Transportation Master Plan. The item was for direction only, thus no vote was taken.
With less than two weeks of practice under its belt, the Sedona Red Rock High School boys basketball team has a long road ahead to arrive where first-year head coach Paul Bain wants.
Only 11 players are in the program, with seven expected to get varsity minutes. But it does return a core of seniors with one thing that cannot be coached: Talent.
Verde Valley High Performance swimmers enjoyed another successful outing at the Harvest Splash meet at Moon Valley Country Club on Nov. 4 and 5.
Carlos Lattanzi is now the No. 1-ranked swimmer in Arizona for all breaststroke events in his age group, 12- to 13-year-old boys. Lattanzi won all five of his events while 12-year-old Renae Porteous was top two in her six swims, and 11-year-old Sarina McCullough was top three in five events.
As the old saying goes, “Third time’s the charm.”
Twice during the summer, the Sedona Planning and Zoning Commission delayed a vote regarding the city’s wireless communication master plan. But on Nov. 7, the commission voted unanimously to recommend approval to the Sedona City Council.
There is no excuse to spend Thanksgiving alone in Sedona this year; Coffee Pot Restaurant will make sure of that.
The West Sedona restaurant is hosting its ninth annual Thanksgiving dinner free of charge on Wednesday, Nov. 22, from 4 to 7 p.m.