Gila County to Celebrate National County Government Month

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April 1, 2013                                                                                       



Gila County to Celebrate National County Government Month


Globe, AZ — Gila County will celebrate National County Government Month (NCGM) during the month of April to highlight county justice programs and services. The theme for this year’s celebration of NCGM is “Smart Justice: Creating Safer Communities.”


Since 1991 the National Association of Counties (NACo) has encouraged counties across the country to raise public awareness and understanding about the roles and responsibilities of counties.


Some local NCGM public events will include:

  • April 15thAll County Departments “Open House” (Globe & Payson)


  • April 19thEarth Day Poster/Essay Contest (K-12). Winners will be announced at the Gila County Board of Supervisor’s Meeting on May 7th.  All entries will be displayed at the Courthouse during the month of April.


  • April 27thFree E-Waste Day (Payson Multi Event Center) bring any type of electronic equipment, non-vehicle batteries, cell phones, VCRs, CDs, small & large appliances, etc.  This event sponsored by Gila County, Town of Payson, ADEQ, Northern Gila County Sanitary District, Pine Strawberry Water Improvement District, and Tonto Apache Tribe.