Posted on March 27, 2020

As part of the City’s ongoing efforts to support our local business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with authority granted in the Emergency Proclamation dated March 17, 2020 City Manager, Michael Lamar announces the immediate moratorium of… Read more »

City Hall Closure

Posted on March 26, 2020

In the City’s ongoing efforts to curb the impacts of COVID-19 in our community by protecting our staff and the general public, and in order to maintain a united and consistent response with our partners at Yavapai County and other… Read more »

City of Prescott to Close All Public Restrooms at Parks, Playgrounds, Lakes and Trail Heads

Posted on March 23, 2020

TheCity of Prescott will be closing all public restrooms at all trails, parks, lakes and playgrounds, effective March 24.   These venues remain open, and parking fees are waived.   However, citizens are urged not to convene, in groups larger than 10… Read more »

Reminder to keep emergency exits usable

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In light of the recent events related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Prescott Fire Department would like to remind everyone to ensure that they keep their emergency exits open and passable. Across the country businesses and multifamily apartment buildings are… Read more »

Governor’s Declaration Regarding Bars, Restaurants, Movie Theaters and Gyms

Posted on March 20, 2020

Yesterday, Governor Ducey issued an executive order stating that bars, restaurants, movie theaters and gyms shall close access to the public in counties with confirmed cases of COVID-19.   Yavapai county has a presumptive confirmed case, which was from Sedona.  The… Read more »

Counter Service at Community Development in City Hall Discontinued Until Further Notice

Posted on March 19, 2020

Electronic Submissions and “Drop-Off” Submissions Accepted Effective Friday, March 20th the front counter at Community Development will be CLOSED to in-person visitors until further notice. In our ongoing efforts to curb the impacts of COVID-19 in our community and to… Read more »

Notary Services at City Hall

Posted on March 18, 2020

Effective Monday, March 23rd courtesy notary services provided by city staff with be suspended until further notice. In our ongoing efforts to curb the impacts of COVID-19 in our community and to protect our staff and citizens, this non-essential services… Read more »

City of Prescott Response to COVID-19

Posted on March 17, 2020

Earlier today the Mayor of the City of Prescott signed Proclamation of Emergency, resolution number 2716, which is attached to this document.   He later hosted a press conference to update the public about the community response to COVID-19 and the… Read more »

City Council and Commission Meetings

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Effective immediately, Prescott’s City Council meetings will not have an in-person public audience. Meetings will continue and be live streamed on the city’s website (, Prescott Media Center ( and on the city’s Facebook page. Members of the public may… Read more »

Prescott Public Library Closure

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Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19 the Prescott Public Library will close effective Monday, March 16 at 5 p.m. and reopen with modified services (see below) on Friday, March 20 at 10 a.m. The library will remain closed until at least Monday,… Read more »



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Prescott Public Library to Host Census Training Lab

Posted on March 9, 2020

In mid-March, households began receiving official Census Bureau mail with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census. You have three options for filling out the Census: online, by mail, or by phone. The library has dedicated staff… Read more »

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