6/15/2013 3:03:00 PM Supervisors meet Monday in Cottonwood
COTTONWOOD -- The Yavapai County Supervisors will be asked to approve an agreement Monday with the Friends of the Verde River Greenway to allow them to include lands owned by the Yavapai Flood Control District in its invasive species eradication program.
The Flood Control District owns a number of properties at various locations along the river.
County Supervisors also serve as the board of the Flood Control District.
Through a grant from the Walton Family Foundation, the Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition in partnership with the Friends of the Verde River Greenway is undertaking and extensive mapping and removal project along the Verde River throughout the Verde Valley.
There is no cost to the district.
The Supervisors will also be asked to ratify a use permit to expand the parking for the Cottonwood LDS Stake on Hombre Drive and also to build an approximate 1,800-square-foot shade structure.
The multiple properties spread over 4.9 acres. The Planning and Zoning Commission in May recommended approval for the expansion.
Among the stipulations is a waiver of the requirement for solid fencing to allow for chain link fencing and landscaping.
Supervisors meet at the County Administration building, 10 S. Sixth St., Cottonwood, at 9 a.m.