Adopt-a-Road needs a new Quail Creek coordinator

Nancy Planck

Quail Creek Adopt-a-Road team needs a new coordinator starting in January. We are responsible for one mile of Old Nogales Highway from the entrance to Quail Creek north to the gravel company access road. This strip of highway makes a lasting impression on visitors as well as residents.

The coordinator’s job is to set the clean-up date, solicit the volunteers and direct them on clean-up day. The volunteer list currently includes more than two dozen residents. With six to eight people working, clean up takes less than two hours.

Quail Creek residents were the first team to Adopt-a-Road when Sahuarita introduced the program in 2002. The city requires the roads be cleaned four times a year, though it can be and has been cleaned more often, as needed.

The town’s Public Works Department Engineer John Garcia provides instructions, gloves, pick-up tools, bags, and safety vests at the start of every clean up. The entire process is very well supported and appreciated by both the city of Sahuarita and Quail Creek residents.

If you would like to play an important role in keeping Quail Creek’s roadway beautiful, please contact The Activities Office at 520-393-2917 to volunteer as Adopt-a-Road coordinator.

For questions about this position, you may contact the current coordinator Judy Messner at 503-720-2420.