The office of the supervisor
Is to serve our citizens through efficient allocation of resources and services, develop cooperative working relationships with communities and governments, and encourage residents and visitors to enjoy the diverse cultural heritage and abundant outdoor activities this County has to offer.
Apache County District 2
Shepherd v. Platt
Shepherd v. Platt, 865 P.2d 107, 177 Ariz. 63 (Ariz.App.Div.2 05/04/1993)
Ambrose Shepherd, Louise Dennison and Art Lee, individually and in their capacities as Supervisors, and Apache County, a body politic, Plaintiffs/Counter-defendants/Appellees, v. Mitchel D. PLATT, Defendant/Counter-claimant/Appellant.
Alton Joe Shepherd Elected Apache County District 2 Supervisor
With the county elections that occurred across Arizona in 2016, 18 new supervisors were elected to office. With the large number of new faces added to the roster of county supervisors, we would like to take the opportunity to introduce Alton Joe Shepherd as Apache County District 2’s new Supervisor.
An incident Command Center was established in Ganado to provide a coordinated and immediate response to Winter Storm “Leo” and the Apache County Board of Supervisors issued an immediate State of Emergency Declaration in advance of the storm.
District 2's 1st 100 Days
District 2’s restructuring and reorganizational plan has been implemented for an effective and efficient operation. This structure defines how activities such as task allocation, coordination and supervision are directed toward the achievement of District goals.
Alton Joe Shepherd selected as NACo Member
Apache County Supervisor Alton Joe Shepherd has been selected to serve as a member of the National Association of Counties’ Transportation Steering Committee.
Steamboat C429 North - Balakai Road Project
The 1st road project of the Shepherd Administration began May 7, 2017 and was completed July 1, 2017 in Steamboat, AZ. Phase 1 of Construction costing $128,372 and Phase 2 of Construction costing $117,072.
Apache County District 2 Partners with NDOT on N203
Apache County District 2 with the partnership of the Navajo Division of Transportation completes the N203 / BIA 9252 road improvement project in Kin Dah Lichi’i, AZ. Phase 1 of Construction costing $138,372 and Phase 2 of Construction costing $117,072.
C455 Blue Canyon Road Project
4.6 Miles of road designated as “Travel at High Risk” was improved with DuraLoc completing the final road project of 2017 on December 29th.
Board of Supervisors Chairman
Apache County District 2 Supervisor, Alton Joe Shepherd appointed the Board of Supervisors Chairman, with District 3 Supervisor, Doyel Shamley as Board Vice Chairman, and District 1 Supervisor, Dr. Joe Shirley, Jr., as Board Member.
C-273 Black Rock Acres Road Project
After Fort Defiance Chapter identified C273 as a high priority road, Apache County District 2 began road construction March 12, 2018 and completed the poject April 16, 2018. Total cost of the C273 Black Rock Acres project is $301,709.
2018 National County Government Month
Apache County District 2 held the 2018 National County Government Month from April 23rd to April 26th. Monday being the opening ceremony, in special recognition of Sovereignty Day in Steamboat, Tuesday in Tsaile/Wheatfields, Wednesday in Fort Defiance, and Thursday in Ganado.
State of Arizona Bill Signing Ceremony
Apache County District 2 welcomed Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona State Senator Steve Smith, and Arizona State Representative, Speaker Pro Tempore T.J. Shope to the Navajo Nation for the Bill Signing at the Navajo Nation Council Chambers and Treaty of 1868 Exhibit at the Navajo Nation Museum.
Sawmill Dahdziizihgi Wildfire
Apache County District 2 was called to assist in Sawmill, AZ by BIA. Fifteen District 2 employees responded to the emergency to support traffic control and water for firefighters and aircraft. District 2 continued their support for the next 3 days.
Emergency wildland fire response occured in Klagetoh, AZ and eleven Apache County District 2 employees arrived on-site to assist with water and traffic control for two days.
Apache County District 2 gives back to the community of Ganado by donating a 140H Grader to Ganado Chapter, in hopes this would help alleviate problems District 2 is not able to cover under our services.
Tour de Sih Hasin
Apache County District 2 assisted the Tour de Sih Hasin bike riders from Fort Definace to Chinle, AZ. Supervisor Shepherd and some staff escorted and held a small pit stop at the District 2 Sawmill Yard.
C273 Chip Seal Application
Apache County District 2 and Apache County District 3 applied chip seal to C273 in Fort Defiance, AZ. This application made the school bus route a safer road to travel on. It eliminated large potholes, wash boards, speeding, and a terrible drainage problem.
Apache County District 2 held a drone training at the Sawmill Yard, which was conducted by Dart Drones. Entities from the Navajo Nation participated in the class.