2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Countdown Clock Kickoff
The Arizona Organizing Committee held a countdown clock kickoff at Sky Harbor International Airport on June 30, 2015. The 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship game will be held January 11, 2016 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Video
The Glendale City Council approves formal agreement with Tohono O’odham Nation for West Valley Resort project
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.
Updated 3/17/15 City Council Decides Against Potential Sale and Relocation of the Foothills Branch Library
On Tuesday, March 17 the City Council met to discuss and provide staff with further direction regarding the potential sale and relocation of the Foothills Branch Library. In accordance with the received public opinion, the Council has elected to preserve the Foothills Library in its current format. No sale or relocation will take place.
Community Development Fee Schedule Adjustment
Table 3B of the Community Development Fee Schedule is proposed to be adjusted annually in accordance with the ICC Building Valuation Data. Effective date proposed is July 1, 2015. Table 3B
Results from External Audit
In February of 2013, the Glendale City Council directed that an external audit be conducted on the city’s finances. The city hired an independent attorney and auditor to complete this audit. The final analysis is posted below. The city is currently reviewing the report and will take appropriate action based on these results. Click here to view the audit.
Flood Plain Insurance
If you have questions about your flood plain insurance in Glendale,
please call (623) 930-2600, Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Click here for FEMA information.
Neighborhood Legislative Link
The City of Glendale Legislative Link program provides residents the critical information they need to stay informed about what is happening at the legislature and how the bills could affect their neighborhoods and community. For more information, including how to sign-up to receive regular updates, click here.