UPDATE! Check out Payson Events May 21 and 22

Wednesday, May 21

UPDATE:  4:00-6:00 pm.  Tonto National Forest public meeting specifically to discuss the horse camp at Highway 87 and Houston Mesa Rd. possibly being changed to an OHV (Off Highway Vehicle) track.  This precedes the meeting described below.  

6:00-8:30 pm.  Tonto National Forest public meeting.  Topics include Fire/Fuels, Forestry, Range.  Julia Randall Elementary School, 902 W Main St, Payson.  You might ask "To what do you attribute so much dense ladder fuel in the Tonto National Forest"? "How many roads have you closed in the Tonto National Forest and why have you closed them"?  "Why are you proposing an Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) track next to a Payson subdivision and church, when there are so many other locations in the Tonto Forest that won't create noise and traffic congestion"?  There are many other questions you might ask the government managers of this forest.  
Thursday, May 22

9:30-11:30 am.  Meet and Greet Frank Riggs Candidate for Governor.   Mr. Riggs served as a Congressman from N. California for 12 years 1991-93 & 1995-1999 during the Clinton years, and has since been instrumental in developing Charter Schools in Arizona.  Come hear his qualifications and vision for the Governor’s office.  Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 Arizona Highway 260. 

Thursday, May 22  

6:00-8:00 pm.  Payson Tea Party.  The speaker is Al Melvin, candidate for Arizona Governor.  Mr. Melvin is the current Arizona Senator representing LD11.  Senator Melvin will present his credentials and vision for the Governor’s office.  Senator Melvin is a retired Captain in the Navy Reserve, and had a 40 year career in International Trade and Ocean Transportation before he was elected to the AZ Senate 6 years ago. Tiny's Restaurant, 600 Arizona Highway 260.

See Also:

Taking Liberty

American Lands Council President Ken Ivory:  Debate on May 14

American Lands Council

HB2700 - April 14 - Senate COW - "....recover all state lands that have been acquired by the federal government."

Tying Statehood and Educational Funding Together