On 9/30/15 Sheriff Chad Day and Undersheriff Adam Wills presented the 2016 budget proposal to the Yuma County Board of Commissioners. Sheriff Day believes that posting this budget for public access is an important measure of transparency. He believes the public deserves to know what we’re requesting and why.
You will quickly recognize that the primary focus of this year’s budget presentation is personnel, as it has been in the last several budget proposals. Competitive compensation for current staff that make this agency operate in a professional and efficient way, as well as increased staffing levels to share the heavy load of responsibility is of utmost importance in comparison to every other funding request.
You can review the budget proposal along with the articulation given for the requests by clicking on the photo link below:
On September 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its tenth opportunity in five years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to one of the following two locations: The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office; 310 Ash Street, Wray or The Cornerstone Community Center, 9009 CR CC.8, Idalia. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Continue Reading »