Celebrate National County Government Month (NCGM) with us! NCGM is an annual celebration of county government that offers residents and visitors an opportunity to learn about County government, programs, services and responsibilities. This year’s theme is:
“Counties Moving America Forward: The Keys Are Transportation and Infrastructure.”
Calendar of Events
To kick off NCGM, Proclamation No. 2015-03 proclaiming the month of April 2015 as National County Government Month in Gila County will be on the April 7th regular meeting agenda of the Gila County Board of Supervisors.
The Gila County Health Department’s Injury Prevention, WIC, HIV Prevention, and Tobacco Free Environment services will have a booth at the Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center Health Fair on Saturday, April 11th.
On Saturday, April 18th there will be a FREE Green Waste Day at both the Russell Gulch Landfill in Globe and the Buckhead Mesa Landfill in Payson. Green waste includes lawn cuttings, clippings from bushes or shrubs, leaves, and other similar garden waste.
There will be a display in the main lobby of the Gila County Courthouse with information about National County Government Month throughout April. There will also be a large display in the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room showcasing current Transportation & Infrastructure Projects taking place in Gila County.
For more information about NCGM, visit the National Association of Counties website at:
With a population of 53,500 residents and covering 4,796 square miles, Gila County has always been a great place to live, work and play. Gila County is in Central Arizona and contains the Tonto Apache Reservation and parts of the Fort Apache and San Carlos Reservations. The county was formed in 1881 from parts of Maricopa and Pinal Counties, and later added the northern portion of the county from Yavapai County. Cities and Towns in Gila County include Globe, Hayden, Miami, Payson, Star Valley and Winkelman, along with a large number of rural unincorporated communities. Gila County is located on the northeastern edge of the Sonoran Desert, and covers a wide variety of life zones, including desert, high desert plains, chaparral, pinon-juniper and pine forests. There are a number of popular recreation areas in Gila County, including Roosevelt Lake, Tonto National Monument, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, and Fossil Creek, along with several designated Wilderness Areas and popular camping areas within the Tonto National Forest.
Events Calendar[CALENDAR HOME]
- Sheriff's Office Anounces Mass Casualty Training Scheduled for April 25, 2015 East of Star Valley
- Sheriff's Office Releases Annual Report
- Gila County Newsletter - Spring 2015
- County Supervisors Association Elects Supervisors Tommie Cline Martin & Liz Archuleta for Western Interstate Region Leadership
- SMOKE ADVISORY: Whispering Pines Prescribed Burn