Longtime Flagstaff resident and science educator, Bryan Bates will provide smart solutions to serve our county.
I come from a family engaged with community service. I spent 40 years as a science educator and now have the opportunity to give back to the place I call home.
When elected, I will:
- Prioritize forest health, wildfire prevention, flood mitigation
- Support our County Health and Safety Departments
- Advocate for better roads, road maintenance, and other public services
- Work to make the criminal justice system more efficient and effective
- Demand wise fiscal management
- Keep my constituents informed of County government activities and opportunities
As a Flagstaff native and longtime student of our community’s history, I have researched and written about many of the early-day individuals who helped to create our vibrant Mountain Town. Besides the names of prominent pioneers and families of the past, another name often appears in our contemporary civic life – Bryan Bates. Bryan hasContinue reading “Jim Babbitt, Businessman”
Bates defines issues and provides solutions. One writer who articulates complex issues and provides insightful solutions is Bryan Bates, candidate for County Supervisor Dist. 4. Bates’ focused editorials demonstrate his broad regional knowledge and understanding of connections between divergent issues. The Flagstaff Water Group (FWG), which Bates helped create, works with the City and advocatesContinue reading “Gene and Molly Munger”
I served eight years as County Supervisor for District One. I understand the job and the opportunities it presents for improving lives and conditions in our wonderful area. It also means that I am choosy about recommending candidates for County Supervisor. I have known and worked with Bryan Bates for years and am enthusiastic aboutContinue reading “Carl Taylor, former County Supervisor”
I am writing this letter to endorse Bryan Bates for Coconino County Supervisor (District 4). I have known Bryan for nearly twenty years, both professionally and personally. I first became acquainted with Bryan while I was working as an environmental scientist and reclamation manager for Peabody Energy at the Kayenta Mine on Black Mesa. HeContinue reading “Vern Pfannenstiel”
Ok all my Doney Park friends and neighbors vote for Bryan Bates please! Bryan will be interactive in our community for all of us! Mandy Metzger did such an amazing job and I know Bryan will do the same. I have not been impressed with our current supervisor who I see little to none community involvement. Spread the wordContinue reading “Denise Edwards, long-time Doney Park farrier (retired) and blacksmith”
There is a significant sky event happening this week which will not occur again during our lifetimes. Venus will join the Pleiades star cluster in the west on the night of April 2 and 3. Many Native tribes consider Venus to be their Mother while ancestral Christian and other cultures see Venus as having feminineContinue reading “Take a Moment to View The Night Sky”
Our rural communities are in an emerging need that may be unseen by those living in cities or suburbs. Native Americans and remote-lifestyle individuals are being disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic often losing their jobs/ income, capacity to buy food or pay rent, and care for their families and self. Besides the lack ofContinue reading “Emerging Need Leads to Community Giving Opportunity”
On Wednesday, March 25, I filed 494 petition signatures (I needed 147) with the County Elections Office to qualify for the Democratic Primary in August. It is typical of politicians to get photos of as they submit their nominating petitions; however, given the precautions necessary because of COVID-19, I didn’t. In order to file, IContinue reading “Bates Files Final Papers for Election! But why no photo?”
Yesterday, the County Board of Supervisors approved a Declaration of Emergency for Coconino County. This closes many services except those deemed essential. In addition, the County Health Department issued additional guidance and instructions to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Meanwhile, protect yourself from this virus as best as possible. I am working from home soContinue reading “COVID-19 Update”
Bryan is in a tough race in a District currently held by a Republican. Bryan needs your help.
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If you prefer to donate by check, please mail your check to Bates for County Supervisor, POB 3601, Flagstaff, AZ 86003. The law requires us to collect certain information, so please tell us your occupation and employer’s name (if you’re retired, just say that).
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