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Public Meetings on West Phoenix / Central Glendale Transit Study 
Join Valley Metro for a public meeting on the West Phoenix / Central Glendale Transit Corridor Study. This study will evaluate different options for providing enhanced transit service to the area of 19th Ave. to 67th Ave., Northern Ave. to Camelback Rd.  Project staff will be available to provide an update on the status of the study and answer questions. The same information is being provided at both meetings.

  • Wednesday, June 3
    6 – 8 p.m. (presentation at 6:30 p.m.)
    Glendale Council Chambers
    5850 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale 85301
  • Thursday, June 4
    6 – 8 p.m. (presentation at 6:30 p.m.)
    Washington Activity Center
    Multipurpose Room
    2240 W. Citrus Way, Phoenix 85015

For additional information or to make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact Megan Casey at (602)495.8274 | TTY (602)251-2039 or mcasey@valleymetro.org.


Community Conversations on Possible Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
Conversation for Businesses

  • Wednesday, June 10
    Glendale Adult Center
    5970 W. Brown St. Glendale, AZ 85302
    6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Sign in begins at 5:30 p.m.

Conversations for the Public

  • Thursday, June 18
    Glendale Adult Center
    5970 W. Brown St. Glendale, AZ 85302
    6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Sign in begins at 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 25
    Foothills Branch Library
    19055 N. 57th Ave. Glendale, AZ 85308
    10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m
    Sign in begins at 9:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, July 30
    Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa
    9495 W. Coyotes Blvd. Glendale, AZ 85305
    Solana Ballroom A
    6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Sign in begins at 5:30 p.m.

For special accommodations or interpreter assistance, please contact the City Manager's Office at (623)930-2870 at least one business day prior to any of the above noted meetings. TDD (623)930 2197. If you cannot attend any of the meetings but would like to offer input, you can leave comments on a recorded phone line at (623)930-2255. The city has also set up a special email address to receive written comments. That email address is GlendaleFeedback@glendaleaz.com. Please know, all written and spoken comments will become part of the official record of public input for this process.

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New Online Reporting System for Glendale Police
The Glendale Police Department has a new online reporting option for the public. The internet based system will allow residents to file certain types of incidents such as minor theft, lost property, etc. online at their convenience.
More information | Online Reporting Tool

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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 | 4/14/15 Budget Workshop | 5/5/14 Workshop | Your Input Matters


The Glendale City Council is scheduled to consider proposed 2013 and 2014 Model City Tax Code updates at its public meeting on June 23, 2015. The city is required to update the Model City Tax Code to conform to new state statutes. (Reference: Reference: Glendale City Code, Chapter 21.1)    (Read More)

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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 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.
  • 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

Archived information and documents: Click here

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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 | Glendale's Got Game:
Super Bowl 49
| NFL Play 60 Comes to Luke Elementary School

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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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