Be Monsoon Ready! Emergency Numbers: Utilities, Sandbags & More
Electricity. Glendale residents are serviced by both Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project for electricity. Contact the following: APS at 602-371-7171 or www.aps.com; SRP at 602-236-8811 or www.srpnet.com.
Road Closures - For information related to on road closures and travel restrictions due to the weather, please visit the Arizona Department of Transportation website http://www.az511.gov/adot/files/
Water. The city provides all water and sewer services. Call 623-930-3190.
Gas. For gas emergencies, call Southwest Gas at (877) 860-6020.
Public Safety. If you have an emergency and need police or fire, call 911. For non-emergencies, call 623-930-3000.
When heavy rains and potential flooding are forecasted, FREE sand, bags and ties are available to all Glendale residents at the locations listed below. Bring your own shovel! (Shovels are not provided).
Bonsall Park North
Northeast corner of 59th Ave. and Bethany Home Rd. (Next to the in-line hockey rink)
Glendale Fire Department Support Services
7501 N. 55th Ave. (Orangewood and 55th avenues)
Glendale Community Center North /Fire Station 153
14061 N. 59th Ave. (East side of 59th Ave., between Thunderbird Rd. and Acoma Dr.)
Glendale Fire Chief Terry Garrison and Glendale Police Chief Debora Black discuss in these videos what city residents need to know about safety during these intense storms.
VOTER REGISTRATION: Voters must be registered by Aug. 1 to be eligible to vote in the primary. Register to vote by either stopping by the Glendale City Clerk’s Office, calling the Maricopa County Recorder at 602-506- 1511; or visiting servicearizona.com or recorder.maricopa.gov/elections/
EARLY BALLOTS: The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office will begin mailing early ballots on Aug. 3 to voters on the permanent early voter list. To request an early ballot or more information regarding the permanent early voting list, contact the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office at 602-506-1511 or visit: recorder.maricopa.gov/elections/. The last day to submit a request for an early ballot for the Aug.30th Primary is August 19th .
INDEPENDENT VOTERS: Voters registered as Independent must choose one political party ballot such as Democratic, Republican or Green party to vote in the primary election. Glendale Independent voters may also choose a ballot with city candidates and questions only. To order a ballot, call the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office at 602-506-1511 or the Glendale City Clerk’s Office at 623-930-2252
4th Annual Stand Up For Veterans Event September 24
Glendale’s fourth annual “Stand Up for Veterans” will be held at Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave., on Sat., Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nearly 1,000 veterans have attended the community outreach event in its three-year history to utilize the many resources available. City of Glendale’s municipal courts as well as the city’s department of community services participate in the event. City of Glendale Veteran's Page.
Proposed Downtown Entertainment District
Later this fall, the Glendale City Council will be considering the adoption of a designated Entertainment District pertaining to the issuance of liquor licenses within downtown Glendale. In an effort to inform the Council’s decision, the city is conducting extensive public outreach to gauge public opinion regarding the proposed creation of a district of this nature. For more information about the proposal and to participate in a brief survey, please visit www.glendaleaz.com/feedback.cfm.
Electronic Plan Reviews The City of Glendale will implement a new Electronic Plan Review submission and review process. This process will save time and money for both citizens and stakeholders. This process reduces printing cost, paper, and delivery cost, and is more efficient for communicating the redlined corrections and revisions. The Electronic Plan Review Fees assigned with the submittal will be a calculated as 20 percent of the base building fee.
Envision Glendale 2040 Approved by Glendale City Council
The 2040 General Plan has been approved for the Glendale City Council. A General Plan can be described as the "blueprint" for the City's future. It represents the community's vision as goals and policies to direct decision-making. Arizona state law requires that each city adopt a general plan addressing 17 mandatory components or "elements": Land Use; Circulation; Open Space; Growth Areas; Environmental Planning; Cost of Development; Water Resources; Conservation; Recreation; Public Services and Facilities; Public Buildings; Housing; Conservation, Rehabilitation, and Redevelopment (currently addressed in the Glendale General Plan through the Redevelopment Element and the Neighborhood Element); Safety; Bicycling; Energy; and Neighborhood Preservation and Revitalization. Along with the state-required elements, Glendale's General Plan also includes four elective elements. These are Urban Design, Historic Preservation, Fiscal, and Economic Development. The General Plan can be downloaded at www.glendale2040.com | Video
Next step for Envision Glendale 2040, is it will appear on the Primary Election ballot on August 30, 2016 for consideration by Glendale voters. Be sure to vote in the Primary Election!