News & Announcements
  1. Newsletter Graphic

    Town of Cave Creek May 2022 Newsletter

    Click for the Town of Cave Creek May 2022 Newsletter. Also available in print at Town Hall. To subscribe to electronic news and alerts please visit the Notify Me link at the bottom of the page Read on...
  2. Town Seal pictured with words Press Release above it.

    Cave Creek Wildland Fires: Two Years Ago

    Read on to learn what the community and the Town of Cave Creek have done to help protect the region from future wildland fires and to learn what steps you can take to contribute to protecting our town from this ongoing threat. Read on...
  3. Fire Danger Rating: Very High

    Cave Creek Fire Danger Rating Changed to VERY HIGH, May 2nd 2022

    The Town of Cave Creek has changed its fire danger to Very High and implemented Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. www.CaveCreekAZ.gov/FireSafety Read on...
  4. Screen Shot 2022-04-14 at 4.09.11 PM

    Cave Creek Budget Workshops

    The Town of Cave Creek will hold a series of public meetings to discuss and review the Town’s Fiscal Year 22-23 budget, which begins July 1, 22. The meetings will include opportunities for the public to listen and/or provide comments in person or by Zoom. Additional Info...
  5. Town Seal pictured with words Press Release above it.

    Cave Creek Town Council to Fill Vacancy on Council Extended

    The Cave Creek Town Council has extended their request of Town residents interested in filling the vacancy on Town Council to submit a Statement of Interest and Qualifications. Click to see more information. Read on...
  6. Graphic of town seal and the word roadwork

    Roadwork, Utility Upgrades, and Construction _ Rancho Manana

    Starting March 14th sewer maintenance and line repairs are being conducted in preparation for the upcoming roadwork in Rancho Manana. Roadwork construction begins 3/28 which is anticipated to take 3 - 5 weeks for completion. Read on...
  7. Town Seal pictured with words Press Release above it.

    Council Vacancy Press Release

    The Cave Creek Town Council is requesting Town residents interested in filling the vacancy on Town Council submit a Statement of Interest and Qualifications. Please read on for directions. Read on...
  8. Utility Notice

    Utility Alert _ Regarding Will Serve Letters Outside Town Municipal Limits

    The 2021 Water Resource Policy reflects that Desert Hills and parcels outside the Town’s municipal limits... Read on...
  9. 21.Insurance Co IGA w.DFMD

    Letter to Insurance Organizations from Town of Cave Creek regarding Fire and EMS services

    Cave Creek Town Hall has sent a letter regarding the change of Emergency Fire and Medical Service Provide for Cave Creek to the Arizona Department of Insurance and the Insurance Services Organization Office of Community Fire Protection. Read on...
  10. Event announcement; Brush Cleanup February 12th and March 12th from 8am to 12pm

    Brush Cleanup & and Drop-off Events: Feb 12 & March 12th

    To support the residents and merchants of Cave Creek in preparing your properties with defensible space and to prevent additional loss of property in the event of a fire, the Town is hosting two brush and green debris drop-off events for residents. Read on...
  11. Resident Satisfaction Survey Graphic

    Can you spare a few minutes to take this Resident Satisfaction Survey?

    The Town wants to ensure we increase customer and resident satisfaction of Town Services. Can you spare about 5 minutes to help the Town establish a baseline for service and infrastructure satisfaction? Thank you for participating. Read on...
  12. Graphic reading Newsletter

    Town of Cave Creek Newsletter _ February 2022

    The Town of Cave Creek's mission is to support the community by effectively managing public services and fostering our unique southwestern ways of life. Read on...
  13. Automatic Aid

    Cave Creek accepted into Regional Automatic Aid system

    On January 7th, 2022, notice was given to the Town of Cave Creek and the Daisy Mountain Fire District (DMFD) that Cave Creek has been officially accepted into the Regional Automatic Aid Response System. Read on...
  14. Image of Mayor Bunch Cutting the Ribbing for the Grand Opening of the Fire Department, 2022

    Grand Opening of Cave Creek Fire Station

    The Town of Cave Creek and Daisy Mountain Fire District celebrated the grand opening of Cave Creek Station #1 / DMFD Station # 147 today, January 3rd, 2022. Read on...
  15. Screen Shot of Press Release on 2021 changes to water policy

    Council Approves 2021 Water Policy Changes

    At the Regular Council Meeting on December 20th, 2021, Town Council voted to approve changes to the Town’s water policy. This 2021 Water Resources Policy replaces the Water Policy first adopted by the Town in December 2017. Read on...
  16. Announcement Icon for Cave Creek Fire Department Grand Opening Jan 3

    Grand Opening: Cave Creek Fire Department January 3rd

    On January 3rd from 7:30am – 11:00am the public is welcome to join the Town of Cave Creek, in conjunction with Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical, as we celebrate the launch of the new Town of Cave Creek Fire Department. Read on...
  17. Public Works Announcement

    Herbicide Application Happening Along Cave Creek Rd & Carefree Highway Dec 22, ongoing

    In response to the emergence of Globe Chamomile (aka Stinknet), an invasive species, the Town of Cave Creek Public Works crew will be applying herbicide along Carefree Highway and Cave Creek Rd intermittently for two weeks, beginning December 22nd, 2021. Read on...
  18. Image of 2021 General Plan Award

    Cave Creek General Plan Receives Award

    The American Planning Association awarded the Town of Cave Creek with Best Comprehensive General Plan for Jurisdiction Population 49,999 or less. Read on...
  19. Press Release 2021

    Press Release: GFOA awards Certificate of Achievement to Town of Cave Creek

    Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Town of Cave Creek. Read on...
  20. Text reading trails, parks, and open spaces over Cave Creek town seal.

    Notice: Use of Bicycles Now Prohibited in Canyon Ridge Estates Subdivision

    Pursuant to a ruling from the Maricopa County Superior Court in Case No. CV2019-052824, bicycles are no longer allowed to be used on the public trails within the Canyon Ridge Estates Subdivision. Read on...
  21. Screenshot of Council Packet for Dec 6, 2021

    Preview of IGA Agreement with Daisy Mountain Fire and Medical

    An intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) to provide emergency fire and medical services for the Town has been developed between the Town of Cave Creek and Daisy Mountain Fire Department. Click through to preview the agreement. Read on...
  22. Fire and Medical Graduating Class Recruits 21-3

    Cave Creek Celebrates Graduating Class of Daisy Mountain Fire and Medical Firefighters

    On Friday, November 19th, Daisy Mountain Fire and Medical celebrated the graduation of 11 firefighters from recruit class 21-3 who are now prepared to begin serving the Town of Cave Creek on January 3rd, 2021. Read on...
  23. Local Landmarks Brass Plaque Ceremony at Oreganos November 30th 5pm

    Cave Creek Local Landmarks Plaque Presentation at Oregano's, November 30th

    We are pleased to announce the final Cave Creek Local Landmark plaque presentation of the year, happening at Oregano’s Tuesday, November 30th at 5 pm. Read on...
  24. Image of Press Release: Cave Creek Funds Fire Department

    Press Release: Cave Creek Funds Fire Department

    Cave Creek, AZ— The Mayor and Town Council of Cave Creek agreed at a special Council meeting on Monday, November 22, 2021 that the Town’s strong economic health enables it to fully fund its new fire department, which begins operations on January 3, 2022. Read on...
  25. Special Council Meeting at 6pm on Nov 22

    Special Town Council Meeting: Fire and EMS Services Budget-related Presentation

    Special Council Meeting at Town Hall with a presentation from Rounds Consulting Group and Pat Walker in addressing budgeting considerations for enhanced medical and fire services. Read on...
  26. Cover Page Press Release on Fire Inspection and Permitting

    Town of Cave Creek begins Fire Permitting and Inspections Processes October 1st, 2021

    Effective Friday, October 1st, 2021, the Town of Cave Creek will assume the permitting and inspection processes for sprinklers and fire alarms for all residential and commercial buildings from Rural Metro Fire. Read on...
  27. 100 Horse Ride Website Screenshot

    Cave Creek 100 Horse Ride November 13th

    The 100 Horse Ride is an all-equestrian event dedicated to our military and veteran heroes and our Western heritage, organized by the community. Read on...
  28. Star Gazing Gathering Sunday, Nov 7th 6pm

    Cave Creek Dark Sky: Star Gazing Party

    Gather with other local dark-sky enthusiasts on Sunday, November 7th, for an evening under the stars at Spur Cross Ranch Conservation. Please arrive before 6pm. Read on...
  29. Press Release cover page  Town of Cave Creek looking to limit  new water meters outside Town Limits

    Town of Cave Creek looking to limit new water meters outside Town Limits

    At the Regular Council Meeting on September 20th, 2021, Town staff presented on proposed updates to the 2017 Water Policy. The Town of Cave Creek looking to limit new water meters outside Town Limits. Read on...
  30. Screenshot of Rounds Consulting Group Regular Council meeting presentation

    Fire and Emergency Service Presentation: Regular Council Meeting, October 18th

    Attached is the agenda and outline of a presentation on fire and emergency service being given at the October 18th Regular Council Meeting. Read on...
  31. Flyer for Local Landmarks Brass Plaque Ceremony at Coyote Creek

    Local Landmarks Ceremony Oct 23rd at Coyote Creek

    The next Cave Creek Local Landmarks brass plaque award will be unveiled on Saturday, October 23rd. The ceremony will take place at 1pm in front of Coyote Creek at Frontier Town, in Cave Creek, AZ Read on...
  32. Press Release: Cave Creek Fire Service Agreement Approved

    Press Release: Cave Creek Fire Service Agreement Approved

    Press Release: Cave Creek Fire Service Agreement Approved. For immediate release October 7th, 2021. Read on...
  33. News and Announcements: Fire & Emergency Services Sept 9 2021

    Arizona's Family on Cave Creek Fire and Emergency Service

    Jason Barry on Arizona's Family covering developments regarding Fire and Emergency Service Protection for the Town of Cave Creek: Read on...
  34. 21.CC response to RM and CC_Page_1

    Letter from the Town Manager and Deputy Fire Chief Jim Ford on Fire and Emergency Service

    In response to recent developments, the Town would like to address some of the comments and highlight the actions we have taken towards providing an improved emergency fire and medical service for this community. Read on...
  35. Community Discussion: Fire & Emergency Services Update

    Community Discussion: Fire and Emergency Services in Cave Creek, AZ

    The Town of Cave Creek has hosted community discussions covering Fire and Emergency Service Questions and Answers, open to the public. Video recordings of these discussions are available here. Read on...
  36. Image of Spur Cross Memorial at Spur Cross Conservation Area

    Dedication Ceremony at Spur Cross September 13th Celebrating 20+ years

    On September 13th at 10 am the Town of Cave Creek will commemorate the acquisition of Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, which happened 21 years ago, with the unveiling of The Spur Cross Memorial. Read on...
  37. Mayor Bunch receives award from the League of Arizona Cities for 16 Years of Service

    Mayor Ernie Bunch Recognized for 16 Years of Service by the League of Arizona Cities and Towns

    Mayor Ernie Bunch has been recognized by The League of Arizona Cities and Towns for his 16 Years of Service to the Town of Cave Creek. Read on...
  38. Public Works Announcement

    Herbicide Application Happening Along Cave Creek Rd & Carefree Highway Week of September 2nd, 2021

    In response to the emergence of Globe Chamomile (aka Stinknet), an invasive species, the Town of Cave Creek Public Works crew will be applying herbicide along Carefree Highway and Cave Creek Rd beginning the week of September 2nd. Read on...
  39. Image of Press Release titled Cave Creek to Purchase Fire Station dated August 18th, 2021

    Fire and Emergency Service Protection: Cave Creek to Lease & Purchase Fire Station

    CAVE CREEK, AZ — At the Regular Council Meeting Monday evening on August 16th, 2021, the Town of Cave Creek Council Members voted in favor to lease and purchase a property within Town limits located at 37042 N. Cave Creek Rd., to be used as a fire station Read on...
  40. Flash Flood Watch

    Flash Flood Watch August 31st & September 1st

    Throughout the night and into tomorrow heavy rains and scattered showers and thunderstorms are anticipated in Cave Creek. This rainfall could lead to rapid runoff and activity in the washes. Be on the lookout for flash flooding. Read on...
  41. Text that reads Public Works Announcement above Town of Cave Creek Logo

    Herbicide Application Happening Along Carefree Highway Week of August 9th, 2021

    In response to the emergence of Globe Chamomile (aka Stinknet), an invasive species, the Town of Cave Creek Public Works crew will be applying herbicide along Carefree Highway and Cave Creek Rd beginning the week of August 9th, and throughout the month. Read on...
  42. Image of water with Town seal and WAC written as title

    Canceled: WAC and WWAC Meetings Aug 11th

    The WAC and WWAC Meetings scheduled for Aug 11th have been canceled. Please follow the Town's calendar for details on the next upcoming meetings scheduled for September 8th . Read on...
  43. Reads Roadwork over image of road and town logo

    ROADWORK: Trails Construction Aug 2nd & 3rd

    August 2nd and 3rd the following projects will be conducted throughout the Town Core. Thank-you in advance for slowing down to protect Town staff and the crews improving our trails and roadways. Read on...
  44. Be on Alert for Flash Flooding

    Be on Alert for Flash Flooding During Thunderstorms

    Flash Flood Watch: The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch in Cave Creek starting now (July 22nd at 5pm) through Saturday evening at 11pm (subject to change). Please be on special alert regarding the chance of flash floods. Read on...
  45. Mayor Ernie Bunch and Abrazo Representatives at Abrazo Cave Creek Hospital R

    Abrazo Cave Creek Hospital Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

    Mayor Ernie Bunch (second from left) celebrated with representatives from Abrazo Cave Creek Hospital in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, July 15. Read on...
  46. Flyer for Local Landmark brass plaque award being given to The Hideaway

    4pm Local Landmarks Unveiling at The Hideaway, July 20th

    Join us at 4pm today (July 2oth), for a toast to The Hideaway and the unveiling of the next Cave Creek Local Landmarks brass plaque award. Read on...
  47. 2021 2022 Approved Budget

    Town of Cave Creek 2021-2022 Fiscal Budget Summary

    Summary and link to the 2021-2022 Fiscal Budget Read on...
  48. Be on Alert for Flash Flooding

    Be on Alert for Flash Flooding During Thunderstorms

    Flash Flood Watch: Please be on special alert regarding the chance of flash floods. As rainwater moves across dry solid ground it can collect soil, sediment, and debris and grow into a stream of floodwaters. Read on...
  49. Fire Safety Permit Needed for All outdoor spark generating activities to include welding & grinding

    Fire Safety Permit Needed for All Spark Generating Activity: Welding, Grinding, Open Flames...

    Currently, Cave Creek is under Stage Two Fire Restrictions: permits are needed for all open-flame and spark-generating activities. Familiarize with Cave Creek’s Stage I and Stage II Fire Restrictions. Read on...
  50. Cave Creek Newsletter: Fire Safety Edition, Summer 2021

    Cave Creek Newsletter: Fire Safety Edition, Summer 2021

    Enjoy digitally or in print. Copies available at Town Hall administrative offices. Read on...
  51. Whispering Hills HOA accepting recognition as first Firewise community in Cave Creek

    Whispering Hills becomes Cave Creek's first Firewise/USA Community

    On May 19th two key things happened regarding Fire Safety and Awareness for the Town of Cave Creek: First Firewise Community in Cave Creek was announced and another fire occurred beyond Town limits. Read on...
  52. Text reading Register for CodeRED

    Cave Creek Residents are you Registered for CodeRED Emergency and Weather Alerts? Sign up now:

    Cave Creek Residents are you Registered for CodeRED Emergency and Weather Alerts? Sign up now; www.CaveCreekAZ.gov/CodeRED Read on...
  53. Text that reads Public Works Announcement above Town of Cave Creek Logo

    Roadwork Announcement: April 26th Cave Creek Road Micro-Surfacing Project Underway

    Roadwork preparation begins April 26th for the first phase of a microsurfacing project which is anticipated to last 2-4 weeks. Please be aware that traffic lane restrictions will be present during the course of the project. Read on...
  54. Cave Creek Rodeo Days 2021; logo and image of news anchor at rodeo grounds

    Cave Creek Rodeo Days Happening Memorial Day Weekend, 2021

    Cave Creek Rodeo Days happens Memorial Day weekend this year, May 29, 30 & 31st. To volunteer, for tickets, and all other rodeo-related information please contact the rodeo: www.CaveCreekRodeo.com Read on...
  55. Local Landmarks Unveils the first brass plaque award at Harolds May 29th from 9pm - 10pm 2021

    Cave Creek Local Landmarks to Unveil First Brass Plaque Award May 29th 9-10pm at Harold's Corral

    The first Cave Creek Local Landmark Award is being presented to Harold's Cave Creek Corral (before the Cave Creek Rodeo Days Dance) on May 29th, from 9 pm - 10 pm Saturday evening. Read on...
  56. Election Reminder May 19th 2021

    Vote in the Upcoming Election on The General Plan, May 18

    Click here for more information and to be directed to the Town's Elections page. Read on...
  57. Trails Parks Open Spaces in text over image taken at Spur Cross Ranch

    Parking Lot Expansion at Spur Cross Ranch Begins May 10th

    Monday May 10th Public Works begins parking lot expansion at Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area. Read on...
  58. Cave Creek logo

    Reminder: Special Council Meeting to review 2022 Budget Draft April 26, 9am

    Special Council Meeting (for discussion only) to review the 2022 Budget Draft. Read on...
  59. Water Interruption May 4 2021 from 10pm until May 5th 5am, 2021

    Water Interruption for Maintenance _ Shutoff Tuesday Evening May 4th 10pm

    The Utilities Department needs to complete maintenance on the main control valve at the site, which will require an overnight shutdown of a large portion of the water system. Click here to view area affected. Read on...
  60. Red Flag Warning: High Winds

    Red Flag Weather Warning: April 21st 11am-8pm

    Today (April 21st) a Red Flag Warning is in effect from 11am this morning to 8pm this evening for strong winds, low relative humidity, and high fire danger for Maricopa County. Read on...
  61. Text that reads Public Works Announcement above Town of Cave Creek Logo

    Second Application of Herbicide Happening Along Carefree Highway Monday April 23rd, 2021

    In response to the emergence of Globe Chamomile (aka Stinknet), an invasive species, the Town of Cave Creek Public Works crew will be applying herbicide along Carefree Highway. Read on...
  62. Regular Council Mtg April 19th 2021

    Town Hall Tonight: Regular Council Meeting 6pm

    Regular Council Meeting to be held in Council Chambers at Town Hall tonight, 6pm. Make sure to complete a comment card by 2pm if joining remotely via zoom. Read on...
  63. settlement

    Carefree v. Cave Creek Settlement Agreement

    In January, the Town of Cave Creek received the Decision by a panel of arbitrators in the case of Carefree v. Cave Creek. On March 12, 2001, the Town agreed to a Settlement of the Decision. Read on...
  64. Image of Paper Representing Town of Cave Creek&#39s Newsletter

    Town of Cave Creek Newsletter _ Feb 2021 Edition

    View and Enjoy the Town of Cave Creek's Newsletter including announcements and resources. Also available in-print at Town Hall. Read on...
  65. Text Reads Cave Creek 2020 Year in Review

    Cave Creek 2020 Year in Review

    A look back on how Cave Creek accomplished our Mission through many successful collaborations among Cave Creek Town employees, elected officials and our treasured residential and business community in the most devastating and yet inspiring year of 2020 Read on...
  66. Industrial water faculty with red handle pouring into a basin

    Cave Creek Increases Water, Wastewater Rates for the First Time in 11 Years

    Cave Creek Town Council voted to approve an increase in water and wastewater rates for the first time in over a decade. Read on...
  67. Town of Cave Creek General Plan Update, Let&#39s Shape the Future of Cave Creek Together

    General Plan Update

    Visit the project website to learn more about the Cave Creek General Plan Update and to take the community survey! https://www.cavecreekgp.com/ Read More
  68. Cave Creek AZ Seal

    Cave Creek Town Council Passes Revisions to Sign Ordinances

    Updated regulations become effective on Feb. 20, 2020 Read More
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