Town of Clarkdale Update

Aug. 12, 2022

Art in the Clark

Check out the new display at the Clark Memorial Library through September, “Birds of a Different Feather.” The display can be viewed during regular library hours, Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to noon.

Police Activity

Major incidents reported to the department for the week of Aug. 3 through Aug. 10, 2022:

  • Aug. 5: SRO Johnston responded to #1 Foods for a disorderly woman and her brother. The case is still under investigation.

  • Aug. 7: Lead Officer Guth observed graffiti in several locations around Clarkdale, including TUZI RAP, and in neighboring towns. The investigation is ongoing and there are no leads. Detective Godina and Sgt. Candelaria are assisting.

Agency Assists:

  • Aug. 4: Officer Deming assisted Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation of a dead body found off Sycamore Canyon Road in county jurisdiction. The deceased man was a missing person out of Cottonwood and no foul play was suspected.

  • Aug. 5: SRO Johnston and Sgt. Brundridge assisted YCSO by locating a missing person on Minerich Road. The elderly man had crashed his truck and the officers provided first aid until paramedics arrived.

Notable Events

  • Aug. 5: SRO Johnston assisted with Clarkdale-Jerome School’s Back to School BBQ at the Town Park. Great turnout!
  • Aug. 10: Sworn staff are participating in Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response (ALERT) training for the next four Wednesdays. The training is led by Lead Officer Guth and SRO Johnston. In short, this training is advanced training for responding to an active shooter(s).

Total Calls 37

Calls Criminal in Nature 2

Traffic Stops 8

Citations 6

Warnings 2

Citations – non-traffic 0

Requests for Citizen Assistance 7

Animal Problems 0

Requests by Other Agencies for Assistance 3

Assists Criminal in Nature 0

Responses to Calls at the RAPs 1

Domestic Violence Calls 0

Warrant Arrests 0

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The future of outdoor rec

Want to see into the future of outdoor recreation? Download a draft of the 2023 Arizona Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) at azstateparks.com/score. Share your feedback and ideas with Arizona State Parks to help shape outdoor recreation in Arizona. Your comments will help inform the final plan!

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Town of Clarkdale Board & Commission Vacancies 2022

Volunteers are needed to apply for Board and Commission vacancies. Now is your chance to make a difference in your community and help guide the future of Clarkdale. We are requesting applications for the following appointments:


· Parks & Recreation Commission

· Planning Commission

· Design Review Board

· Historic Preservation Commission


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must reside within the Clarkdale Town limits. The deadline for submission of applications is Aug. 15, 2022.


To get more information or to download an application go to the Town website at Boards & Commissions | Clarkdale, AZ . Information is also available at the Town Administration Building, 39 N. Ninth St. Clarkdale, AZ 86324. Return completed applications to Charity.Brooks@clarkdale.az.gov.

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Want to know more about what is happening in Clarkdale?

  • Register to receive this newsletter via email by sending a message to Townmanager@clarkdale.az.gov.
  • Sign up to receive notifications of agendas, job postings and newsletters posted to our website by going to: Notify Me • Clarkdale, AZ • CivicEngage.
  • Coming soon! We will be launching a new reverse 911 emergency notification system specific to Clarkdale. Look for an opportunity to register soon.
  • Also in the works is the launch of our online permitting system and a citizen request tracker via our website. Stay tuned!

Water resource reminder

During the months of May through September, outdoor water usage shall not occur between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Watering days shall be coordinated with your address as follows:

  • Even-numbered addresses may irrigate on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
  • Odd-numbered addresses may irrigate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
  • No irrigation shall be allowed on Monday.
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