On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise (TOGE) broke ground on its West Valley Resort & Casino project during a ceremony attended by community leaders from across the region. Located near 95th Avenue and Northern Avenue, the construction build-out will occur in phases over the course of approximately three years. Watch the video
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.