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Community Input Sought on Glendale's General Plan
Work is underway on the General Plan Update. The City of Glendale has retained Matrix Design Group to assist with the city wide update of the General Plan, also known as EnvisionGlendale 2040. The General Plan Steering Committee, appointed by the City Council is assisting Planning Division staff and Matrix on guiding this community based effort. The Steering Committee meets every other month. Please contact Jon Froke, Planning Director at (623) 930-2585 or jfroke@glendaleaz.com if you have any questions about Glendale 2040.


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FY 2015-16  Budget Process Is Underway
The Glendale City Council is working on its Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget.
Annual Budget Book for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 | Earlier Annual Budgets | 3/17/15 Budget Workshop | 3/24/15 Budget Workshop


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NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX INCREASE

In accordance with A.R.S. § 9-499.15, public notice is hereby given that the Glendale City Council will adopt its property tax levy for Fiscal Year 2015-16 (FY15-16) at a public hearing and that the primary and secondary property tax rates may be increased over the approved FY 2014-15 primary and secondary tax rates.

Annually, the property tax levy and resulting primary and secondary tax rates must be approved by ordinance.  The public hearing of the FY15-16 property tax levy and resulting property tax rates will be held on Tuesday, June 9th at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers. The City Council will further meet for the purpose of consideration of adopting the final property tax levy  (pursuant to A.R.S. § 42-17151) for Fiscal Year 2015 at its public meeting of June 23, 2015 in the City Council Chambers.

Newly taxable property is added to the property tax levy utilizing the same property tax rates established for existing taxable property.  Posted March 25, 2015


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The Glendale City Council approves formal agreement with Tohono O’odham for West Valley Resort project

On Tuesday, Jan. 20, the Glendale City Council voted in favor of approving a resolution that supports  the Tohono O’odham Nation developing land within Glendale’s planning area for a proposed casino and resort.   The vote officially reaffirms the city’s position to repeal the city’s 2009 position which previously opposed the project and now states that the city officially supports the trust land being utilized for gaming. The vote included official support from Glendale’s three newest councilmembers:  Jamie Aldama, Lauren Tolmachoff and Bart Turner.

  • To read the press release click here
On July 15, the Glendale City Council voted in favor of repealing the Council’s 2009 position that opposed the Tohono O’odham Nation developing land within Glendale’s planning area for a proposed casino and resort.The vote repeals the 2009 position and states that the city officially supports the trust land being utilized for gaming. The Glendale City Clerk will send a copy of the resolution to all members of the Arizona Federal Delegation, announcing the city’s position.In addition, city staff will continue to negotiate with the Tohono O’odham Nation as previously directed by Council.
  • To read the press release click here
  • To read the Council Communication click here
  • To read the resolution click here
  • To watch the Council Meeting on Glendale 11 TV click here

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Spring Training Sellouts! But tickets still available at Camelback Ranch-Glendale!
White Sox and Dodgers fans love their Spring Training games at Camelback Ranch-Glendale!

In fact, officials at the complex just announced their third and fourth sellouts of the 2015 Cactus League season! The latest sellouts are the Friday, March 20 Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs game and the March 27 game when the Los Angeles Dodgers host the San Francisco Giants.
Don’t worry! Tickets for other games are still available.  Single-game tickets, which start at just $9, can be purchased online at  CamelbackRanchBaseball.com, by phone at (800) 905-3315 and at the Camelback Ranch-Glendale ticket office  (10 a.m. until 30 minutes following the games).

More details: Spring Training is Here! (pdf)  |  Glendale/Spring Training | Camelback Ranch Glendale Opening Day 2015 video


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Do you have a question about what day your garbage and recycling is picked up? Maybe you want to dedicate a tree in your neighborhood park, or find out about after school programs. Whatever you need to contact us about, our Frequently Called Numbers brochure has you covered. Give us a call, we'd like to connect!

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GLENDALE'S GOT GAME!  ONE FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS!
It certainly was an exciting Super Bowl XLIX. Nearly 70,000 fans inside the University of Phoenix Stadium and millions around the world watched the New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks in one of the most exciting down-to-the-wire finishes in Super Bowl history.
Like the players on the field, city workers put their heart into years of behind-the-scenes preparations: including public safety, traffic coordination, media outreach and hospitality.  Glendale's Scorecard!

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS:  Glendale Fire Provides Support Services for Super Bowl | Glendale Airport Handles Super Bowl Air Traffic | Glendale Transportation Handles Super Bowl Traffic


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Glendale Receives Improved Outlook From Moody's Investors Service:
For the first time since February 2011, the city of Glendale’s financial outlook has been upgraded from negative to stable by Moody’s Investors Service. The positive reaction from Moody’s solidifies the actions of the Glendale City Council and city staff over the past year to manage and maintain fiscal stability for the city.

New, January 2015: Standard & Poor's gives Glendale an improved rating. (pdf)

Read the Moody's news release.
Or take a look at the full Moody's report on the City of Glendale.


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Still Time to catch the Coyotes In Action!
From slap shots to power plays and hat-tricks! Check out the Arizona Coyotes before the season ends in April.
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