Photo used with permission of Ron Chilston.

STAGE II WATER RESTRICTIONS NOW IN EFFECT

At the strong recommendation of the Fire Chief and Public Works Director, we are moving to Stage II water restrictions, effective at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. This means that: 

  • Outdoor water usage shall be restricted to the hours between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM.  Watering days shall be restricted: properties with even numbered addresses may irrigate only on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday; properties with odd numbered addresses may irrigate only on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  Where there is no discernable address, the even numbered address schedule shall apply.  No irrigation shall be allowed on Monday, except by the Town.  No more than 450 gallons per site per 24-hour period shall be permitted.  For those with hose and/or sprinkler systems, a maximum of 45 minutes per watering is permitted; for those with a low flow drip system, four hours is permitted.
  • No vehicle washing or watering down of sidewalks, decks, parking areas, patio or other similar surfaces shall take place at any time.
  • Water shall not be added to fountains, water features, recreational swimming pools, spas or wading pools holding more than one hundred (100) gallons, except to support animals and maintain fish ponds.
  • Transient lodging facilities shall wash customers’ linens, if a stay is in excess of one night, upon request only, and the facility shall display a notice to that effect.

The Stage I restrictions remain in effect as well:

  • Water shall be conserved both inside and outside the home or business using best practices available to minimize waste.  No person shall waste water.
  • Cooling of outdoor areas with water or misting devices is prohibited.
  • Restaurants shall serve water to customers upon request only and shall display table tents or other types of public notice to this effect.
  • Construction projects shall use only reclaimed water or effluent or supply their own water for on-site use and dust control.
We are hopeful that, once monsoons begin, restrictions can be reduced. Current water restrictions will be posted at our posting locations and on our website. In the meantime, please do all that is possible to conserve water. Thank you! 

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The 2018 General Plan was approved by Council on June 12, subject to insertion of credits for artwork and photographs used.  Click here to view the approved copy (which does not yet include the credits). Final edition will be posted on this website as soon as the credits have been added.

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The League of Women Voters will host a Jerome Council Candidate Forum on Wednesday, July 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jerome Fire Station. For more information, contact the League of Women Voters at lwvgvv@gmail.com

Petitions have been filed by candidates for Council member at the August 28, 2018 primary. The candidates to be listed on the ballot are (in alphabetical order):

Bachrach, Hunter

Barber, Christina “Alex” R.

Bartell, Nicholas

Dillenberg, Jack

Harvey, Sage Q.

Vander Horst, Frank

Worth, Mandy

There will also be a public question on this ballot regarding staggered four-year terms for Council members, as set forth in Resolution 565

If you want to vote in this election, and are not yet registered, the deadline to do so is July 30, 2018. 


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STAGE TWO FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE NOW IN PLACE.

We are now in county-wide Stage 2 Fire Restrictions. This means NO SMOKING OUTSIDE (smoking is permitted only in enclosed buildings or vehicles); no BBQ with charcoal or wood; no welding or torch work; and no use of small gas engines without a spark arresting device. Please comply with these restrictions and help keep Jerome safe from fire.
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"Coffee and Expectations"

Mayor Frank Vander Horst invites you to join him periodically at one of our wonderful dining establishments for a cup of coffee (or tea, or soft drink) and a discussion of your expectations, hopes, and dreams for our town. Times and locations will be announced here and on our Facebook page.


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The Town of Jerome has been awarded a $60,000 USDA grant for repairs to the Hotel Jerome.

Click here to view the full USDA Nondiscrimination Statement. 


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ANNUAL DRINKING WATER REPORT - 2017
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