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Posted on: August 7, 2019

International Boundary and Water Commission Meeting

International Boundary and Water Commission Meeting 

Agua Prieta, 8/6/19

The City of Douglas participated in a meeting hosted by the Mexican counterpart of the International Boundary and Water Commission, or CILA for its initials in Spanish, in Agu...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Technical Team Meets to Plan POE Infrastructure Next Steps

Technical Team Meets to Plan POE Infrastructure Next Steps

Phoenix, Arizona 07/15/19

The technical team for the port of entry projects met to discuss the planning and potential funding opportunities to add supporting infrastructure, utilities, water, and br...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Community Resource Committee Meeting

Community Resource Committee Meeting

Phoenix, Arizona 07/15/19

The General Services Administration hosted the Community Resource Committee (CRC) meeting with regional stakeholders to discuss the findings of the Douglas Port of Entry Feasibility Study. GSA c...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Meeting with Congressional Representatives

Meeting with Congressional Representatives

Phoenix, Arizona 06/28/19

In coordination with the Arizona-Mexico Commission, border community leaders were able to have face to face time with Congressman David Schweikert and Congresswoman Debbie Lesko to push fo...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Mini Binational Ports of Entry Meeting

Mini Binational Ports of Entry Meeting

Phoenix, Arizona 06/27/19

Taking advantage of the presence of all the key federal agencies during the Summit, a Mini-Binational session was programmed to focus on all of Arizona’s ports of entry. Representati...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

AMC Transportation, Infrastructure, and Ports Committee Meeting

AMC Transportation, Infrastructure, and Ports Committee Meeting

Phoenix, Arizona 06/27/19

The General Services Administration provided an update on all port of entry projects in Arizona at the Transportation Infrastructure and Ports Committee during the Ari...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

USMCA Meeting with Governors Ducey and Pavlovich

USMCA Meeting with Governors Ducey and Pavlovich

Phoenix, Arizona 06/28/19

Governor Doug Ducey of Arizona and Governor Claudia Pavlovich of Sonora signed a joint letter addressed to the federal legislatures of both countries urging ratification of the USMCA...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

AMC Tourism Committee Meeting

AMC Tourism Committee Meeting

Phoenix, Arizona 06/26/19

Mayors from Arizona border communities participate in The Challenge of the Tourism Industry in Rural and Border Communities panel at the Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit’s Tourism Co...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

AZ Congressional Delegation Trade Forum

AZ Congressional Delegation Trade Forum

Phoenix, Arizona 05/28/19

Arizona District Export Council, Arizona-Mexico Commission, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted the Arizona Congressional Delegation Tra...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

POE Parking Lot Construction Completed

POE Parking Lot Construction Completed

Douglas, Arizona 5/18/19Customs and Border Protection issued a press release commemorating the completion of the investments to improve the parking lot donated by the City of Douglas to the federal government.Mayor Ur...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Chamber Business News Interviews Chairman Scherden

Chamber Business News Interviews Chairman Scherden

5/15/19

Patrick Scherden, Chairman of Douglas Regional Economic Development Corporation, and Chairman of the Douglas Industrial Development Authority, was interviewed by Chamber Business News (chamberbusine...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Arizona-Mexico Corridor Study Stakeholder Meeting

Arizona-Mexico Corridor Study Stakeholder Meeting

Nogales, Arizona 5/10/19Councilman Jose Grijalva , City of Douglas Finance Director, Luis Pedroza, and Chairman Patrick Scherden of the Douglas Regional Economic Development Corporation participated in a me...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

City of Douglas Sends Letters on POE Staffing to Congress

City of Douglas Sends Letters on POE Staffing to Congress

4/28/19

Customs and Border Protection announced the reassignment of 750 officers from our ports of entry to support the activities of the Border Patrol in locations beyond the border.It is estimated ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Stakeholder Session with Congresswoman Kirkpatrick

Stakeholder Session with Congresswoman Kirkpatrick

Douglas, Arizona 4/17/19The City of Douglas, in partnership with Cochise County and Cochise College, hosted a roundtable discussion with approximately 45 local and regional stakeholders to address key issu...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Congresswoman Visits Proposed Site for New Port of Entry

Congresswoman Visits Proposed Site for New Port of Entry

 Douglas, Arizona 4/17/19

Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick visited the proposed site for the new commercial port of entry. The land is city-owned and they are willing to donate up to 80 acres to...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Congresswoman Kirkpatrick Visits Douglas Port of Entry

  • Congresswoman Kirkpatrick Visits Douglas Port of Entry

Douglas, Arizona 4/17/19Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick visited the Douglas port of entry for a tour and briefing. The visit offered the Congresswoman the opportunity to see first-hand the dire need at t...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

City of Douglas & Cochise County Pass Resolutions on Port of Entry

City of Douglas & Cochise County Pass Resolutions on Port of Entry

Douglas, Arizona 4/10/19The City of Douglas passed a non-binding resolution indicating commitment to the donation of land for the construction of the new port of entry, and to working w...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Binational Port of Entry Meeting in Agua Prieta, Mexico

  • Binational Port of Entry Meeting in Agua Prieta, Mexico

Agua Prieta, Sonora 2/8/19

Jesus Monataño Durazo, Municipal President of the Municipality of Agua Prieta, invited the City of Douglas and the Douglas Regional Economic Development Corporatio...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Arizona State Transportation Board Meeting in Douglas

  • Arizona State Transportation Board Meeting in Douglas 

 Douglas, Arizona 2/15/19

The Arizona State Transportation Board held their February meeting in Douglas. The City of Douglas hosted a welcome reception for the members of the Board the...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

City Officials Tour Maquiladora in Sonora, Mexico

City Officials Tour Maquiladora in Sonora, Mexico

Agua Prieta, Sonora 2/28/19

City of Douglas officials visited a state-of-the-art maquiladora (manufacturing facility) in Agua Prieta, Sonora. Hosted by Carlos Fernandez, President of BF & Sons, officials...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Arizona Inaugural Ceremony

Phoenix, Arizona 1/7/19nGovernor Ducey holds inaugural ceremony along with all statewide elected officials, including State Mine Inspector, Superintendent of Schools, Treasurer, Attorney General and Secretary of State. The Honorable Robert Uribe, Mayor of...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

AMC Holiday Reception 2018

  • AMC Holiday Reception

12/13/18The Arizona-Mexico Commission hosted the annual Holiday Reception to celebrate the year's accomplishments with keynote speaker Governor Ducey. Mayor Uribe attended on behalf of the City of Douglas.

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Regional Border Mayors Summit

Regional Border Mayors Summit

Douglas, Arizona 12/4/18City of Douglas hosted a Regional Border Mayors Summit to provide an update on the port of entry and related initiatives, including updates from the Customs and Border Protection, the US Consul General ...

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