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Your Supervisor on the Go – February 2023

Your Supervisor on the Go – February 2023

Your Yavapai County District 3 Team has been hard at work since I last wrote you,  making District 3 the kind of community where we want to continue to live, work, and recreate. Here are some highlights of the activity we have been involved in.OHV Issues Update: We...

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Your Supervisor on the Go – July 2022

Your Supervisor on the Go – July 2022

2022 has been a busy year so far and I would like to bring you up to speed with all the exciting things going on in your District 3 office.U.S.Congressman Tom O’Halleran, third generation cattle rancher Andy Groseta, Yavapai County District 3 P&Z Commissioner...

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Your Supervisor on the Go –  December 2021

Your Supervisor on the Go – December 2021

With the holidays fast approaching, it is truly a wonderful time of the year, to celebrate, to reflect, and to spend time with family and friends. Can it be almost one year since I became your Yavapai County District 3 Supervisor? The time has flown by and lots of...

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Your Supervisor on the Go – August 2021

Your Supervisor on the Go – August 2021

Zalesky Road WashLow Water Crossing Cleanup on Zalesky Road After Supervisor Michaels received a call from a local resident, Yavapai County Flood Control District is overseeing the cleanup of this location by a private contractor.Supervisor Michaels and Bob (a local...

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“We are a family ranch, that has been in operation on the same ranch since the mid seventies. I am part of the third generation on the ranch and have raised the fourth generation here. My boys have attended school locally, and we are active community members. The ranch foreman has been working here for 15 years, and his wife was born and raised here on the ranch. For more than forty-five years we have contributed to our local economy, paid taxes and worked very hard to improve the quality of our rangeland that expands for approximately 100,000 acres. But recreation overuse is sometimes making it nearly impossible to operate our business.”

Supervisor Donna Michaels believes in local control and NOT partisan politics. All residents of the Verde Valley, irrespective of party, are invited to join Donna to PROTECT, PRESERVE and PROMOTE our Verde Valley, District 3 and Yavapai County.

“I have lived in the Verde Valley almost three decades and cherish the rural, small town character and iconic views that are uniquely ours.”

“As your supervisor, I will fight to protect each community’s sense of place and ensure full transparency, community engagement and accountability.” 

Donna Michaels Supports


with evidence-based decisions that address the expectations and needs of District 3 and Yavapai County residents.


through engaging our diverse resident population to leverage our communities’ collective power of skills, knowledge and other resources.


by communicating the intention and purpose for decisions and actions that affect the Verde Valley and Yavapai County.

“Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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our rural, small-town communities’ character, community plans and vision statements.

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our treasured rural lifestyle, our land use plans and our threatened, diminishing water resources.

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businesses that complement our communities’ plans and vision, and that embrace smart technologies and sustainability.

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