Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area
The mission of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area is to conserve and enhance the natural, cultural, and historic resources of our community.
The mission of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area is to conserve and enhance the natural, cultural, and historic resources of our community, as authorized by the United States Congress in 2000. The management plan focuses on environmental, recreational and commercial improvements to Yuma's riverfront on the Colorado River as well as revitalization of the historic downtown. The management entity is a 501c3 non-profit corporation led by a volunteer Board of Directors representing a broad cross-section of the community.
The Executive Summary of the Plan for the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area recounts Yuma's rich history, sets forth its goals and objectives, and details the plans and programs for each of the seven districts within the Heritage Area. Download the Executive Summary.
Recent City News
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- Fatality Collision at 16th Street and Gateway
Preliminary investigation has revealed a green Harley-Davidson motorcycle driven by Wayne Helms, 65 years of age, from Washington was traveling westbound in the 1900 block of W. 16th Street. Helms slowed down to turn right onto Gate Way. Continued... 03/07/2014
- City of Yuma Road Report, March 6, 2014 UPDATED
This week's update of road construction projects: City/ADOT traffic signal replacements, 8th Street; Ave B, City of Yuma street maintenance, 24th Street (** Closure moved to March 13-15 ** ), Special events, and more. Continued... 03/06/2014
- Now Accepting Applications for the Citizens Police Academy
The Yuma Police Department is now accepting applications for its XVII Citizens Police Academy. The academy is designed to educate the citizens of Yuma about the daily operations of the Yuma Police Department. Continued... 03/06/2014
- Sex Offender Notification: George Oranday
The Yuma Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to A.R.S. 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offenders Law. The offender in this publication is living in Yuma, Arizona. Continued... 03/06/2014
- Mayor's Inaugural Address
I realized it isn't about the quotes; it isn't about the pictures, videos and the events. It is about the doing; the serving; the action. Continued...
- Public Meeting Agendas
Information about public meetings including agendas, minutes and summaries. The official record of public meetings is available from the City Clerk's Office. Continued...
- Pet Licenses
All dogs and cats over three months of age in the City of Yuma are required to be licensed and must either wear collars with the license tag attached or be microchipped and registered with the City licensing agent. Continued...
- City 73 & Ciudad 72
Our government access channels, City 73 and Ciudad 72, make access to public meetings more convenient to residents and facilitate involvement in local government decision-making. Continued...