Posted on: April 18, 2018

Hundreds Ditch Cars, Celebrate Bike to Work Day in Downtown Phoenix

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More than 400 bicyclists from Maricopa County, City of Phoenix, State of Arizona, and other downtown organizations participated in this year’s Bike to Work Day. Most of the riders opted for a three-mile, police-escorted group ride from midtown P...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: April 17, 2018

MOSAIC substance abuse program finds success at old Tent City jail site

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It has been one year since the Tent City jail officially closed and six months since the Sheriff announced the space would be used to help inmates struggling with substance misuse.  The air-conditioned, former Tent City day room is now classroom ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Maricopa County IDA grants $500,000 to MANA House

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Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority granted $500,000 to MANA House, a transitional housing facility that connects homeless veterans with resources and training. The facility is run by Catholic Charities Community Services.

Although the origina...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: April 12, 2018

State, County Unite to Provide Permanent Housing Solutions for Homeless

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In an effort to provide a sustainable, impactful solution to the issue of homelessness in Phoenix, State and County officials will redirect funding that has previously gone toward the temporary overflow shelter to permanent housing solutions. For more tha...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Maricopa County Sees Most Population Growth of Any County

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Maricopa County is growing in ways no other county in the country can match, according to newly-released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.  In 2016-2017, Maricopa County added 73,650 people—or a little more than 200 per day.  T...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 14, 2018

National Group Finds No Deficiencies in County Jails

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PHOENIX – Daniel started taking opioids as a “recreational thing” when he was 18, then turned to heroin because it was cheaper and more powerful. One day he did a shot of heroin at his mom’s house and fell asleep wi...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Board Approves the Official Canvass for CD8 Primary

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PHOENIX – Members of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors praised the smooth operation of the Congressional District 8 Primary Special Election that took place on February 27, 2018. The Board canvassed the election returns and approved the o...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Detention Officer Adopts Retiring K9

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A Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office K9 that made a career of sniffing out drugs is taking a breather.

Axa, a seven-year-old Dutch Shepard, is retiring after five and a half years with MCSO.  Today the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Innovative Jobs Website Goes Live

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Millions of people in Maricopa County have a new pipeline to success.  PipelineAZ.com went live this week.  It aims to be the nation’s premier software platform connecting job seekers and employers in a way that will address cr...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 28, 2018

CHS Awarded Nearly $400,000 for Demonstrating Patient Care to the Underserved

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Maricopa County’s Correctional Health Services (CHS) is being awarded nearly $400,000 as part of a groundbreaking and proactive effort to provide care to underserved populations, using its electronic health records system.CHS is the first jail system in t...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Property Values Increasing, 2019 Notices Go Out

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Property in the nation’s fastest-growing county is worth more than it was last year.

In late February, the Maricopa County Assessor's Office sent approximately 1.6 million valuation notices for tax year 2019 to all property owners in the county.

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 27, 2018

Maricopa County Partners with ASU on Workforce Development Program

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Maricopa County is teaming up with the ASU Foundation on a project to develop and train the next generation of entrepreneurs and workers in Arizona’s burgeoning medical-electronic technology (MedTech) industry.  The Industrial Developme...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Helping Paw: Donation Allows Animal Care & Control to Fight "Strep Zoo"

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Today the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors took a moment to recognize a community partner that made a big difference during a time of crisis. The Board officially accepted a $25,000 donation from the non-profit Two Pups Wellness Fund. The money was do...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Maricopa County Maintains Highest Possible Bond Rating

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PHOENIX—February 20, 2018—The three major credit rating agencies agree: Maricopa County is a safe bet and deserves to keep its AAA bond rating, thanks to strong financial practices and management. A strong credit rating means county bonds can be issued wi...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Grant Will Fund Job Assistance Program for "Opportunity Youth"

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At-risk youth in Maricopa County received a big boost today thanks to a collaboration between the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and Chicanos Por La Causa Workforce Solutions (CPLC).  The IDA awarded CPLC an $827,631 grant...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Walls Go Up at Durango Jail Replacement

New Intake, Transfer, and Release Facility Renderings

The walls are going up at the new Maricopa County facility that will bring increased efficiency to the way people are booked into jail, assessed, and treated. On February 8, county and municipal leaders joined the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 7, 2018

A Hero's Retirement: Board Ensures Deputy, K9 Will Stay Together

K9 Hero Retires

A valued member of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office was granted an early retirement today by the Board of Supervisors.  Just not a human member.

“Retiring at 35?” quipped Supervisor Clint Hickman.

K9 Hero, a 5-year-old (35 in dog years) Belgian...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Maricopa County Supervisor To Transition From Office In 2019

Barney, District 1

Supervisor Denny Barney, District 1, will be serving the East Valley in a new way. The sixth-generation Arizonan will be slowly transitioning out of his position on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to assume a new role as President and CEO of East...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 23, 2018

Board Approves Plan for Special Elections

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Voters in Congressional District 8 have a plan to go with the dates for the upcoming special elections. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the plan presented by the County Recorder.

“It was important the voters ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 20, 2018

Bike Race Showcases Maricopa Trail

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More than 200 mountain bikers raced the scenic Maricopa Trail today during the third annual Prickly Pedal Mountain Bike Race.

The race benefits the Maricopa Trail which connects all 11 county parks and currently stretches nearly 300 miles...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Board Appoints State Senator for District 21

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Rick Gray is heading back to the State Capitol, this time to the Senate. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Gray, a Republican, as the new State Senator for Legislative District 21. Gray will replace Republican Debbie Lesko, who stepped as...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Steve Chucri Elected Chairman of the Board of Supervisors

Chucri, District 2

January 10, 2018 – PHOENIX – Speaking as the newly-elected Chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, Steve Chucri, District 2, pledged “a new commitment to the hard work involved in building a smart, sustainable f...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Board of Supervisors Appoints New LD-13 Senator

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Dairy farm owner Sine Kerr has been appointed as the new State Senator for Legislative District 13. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors picked her unanimously during a special meeting on Thursday. Kerr will replace Republican Steve Montenegro, who st...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Maricopa County Plans to Consolidate Animal Shelters

June Adoption Special

PHOENIX— Maricopa County is planning to consolidate all animal shelter services into a renovated and expanded central location, minutes away from a major interstate (I-17) on the county’s Durango campus. This is the next step in Animal...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: December 14, 2017

The latest adaptive reuse project in downtown Phoenix is a long-vacant county jail

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Demolition is underway to repurpose the former Madison Street Jail and during a ceremony, county leaders used a robot to demolish parts of the former jail.Once remodeled, 225 Madison will provide the County Attorney’s Office with 263,595 square feet of fi...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Maricopa County employee honored for heroic actions

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors honored a county employee for his heroic actions during the Las Vegas shooting in October.Maricopa County Public Defender Attorney Jamie Jackson was at a music festival in Las Vegas with his wife, when a gunman ope...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Maricopa County Becomes "Second Chance Employer"

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PHOENIX—Maricopa County will become a “second chance employer” by removing from most job applications the question related to prior criminal convictions. The Board of Supervisors approved the policy unanimously, as a way to lower recidivism rates and prov...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Board Approves New Redistricting Map, Some Precincts Added

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This week, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a plan to update voting precincts across the county.  In some cases, new precincts were created.  The changes were made primarily to account for population growth.

“...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Chase Field Repairs Named Top 3 Global Project

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The group responsible for ongoing steel and concrete repairs at Chase Field is receiving international recognition for the scope and substance of their work, further highlighting the Maricopa County Stadium District’s (MCSD) good stewardship of the nearly...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Board Approves Construction Contract for Chase Field Work

Chase Field

Today the Maricopa County Stadium District (MCSD) Board of Directors approved a contract that paves the way for $3.75 million of additional improvements to Chase Field. The work will take place during the 2017-2018 off-season.

“Right now, I think...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control: Working Together, Saving Lives

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Maricopa County Animal Care and Control knows the lives of our four-legged friends are precious, so they’re working harder than ever to give them a second chance.

For the past eight months, Maricopa County Animal Care and Control has consistently...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Board of Supervisors appoints new constable for Arrowhead Justice Precinct

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed a new constable today for the Arrowhead Justice Precinct.

Michael Branham will fill the position Constable Ron Myer had for more than a dozen years.

“Mr. Branham is a leader and has extensive exper...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Maricopa County works to combat opioid epidemic

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During National Recovery Month, Maricopa County is highlighting its work with community organizations and other agencies to help combat and bring awareness to the opioid epidemic.

Across the nation, there were at least 60 thousand deaths related to opioid ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Board of Supervisors Appoints State Legislator

Arizona State Capitol

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to appoint Geraldine Peten to fill the Legislative District 4 seat in the Arizona House of Representatives.  The seat was left vacant by the July resignation of Jesus Rubalcava.

Peten earned her doctor of...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: July 12, 2017

County Wins 54 National Awards

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Imagine leaving the Maricopa County jail system with a substance abuse problem, no resources, no job prospects, and no hope. What are the odds of long-term success? Now enter the reality of Maricopa County’s Smart Justice initiatives, through wh...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Rapid Rehousing Improves Lives, Provides National Model

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As a 48 year-old man with disabilities that make him unable to
work, Marcus wishes his life was different.  He used to work as a chef andcaterer in the Midwest before he moved to Maricopa County for a change.
Unfortunately, in addition to the...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Board of Supervisors Approves Final FY 2018 Budget

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved its final FY 2018 budget to ensure Maricopa County’s status as the fastest-growing county in the nation is sustainable. The $2.49 billion budget makes significant investments in future growth w...

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Office of Communications

Posted on: April 2, 2018

Maricopa County Air Quality Department's Ozone Campaign Kicks Off

Ozone Campaign Press Release

PHOENIX (April 2, 2018) – Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) announced the start of its annual Ozone Campaign, encouraging county residents to help reduce the harmful pollutant during the spring and summer months.

The Ozone Campaign runs from A...

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Additional Info... Air Quality
Posted on: February 27, 2018

Weed Removal

Weed Abatement Press Release

PHOENIX (February 27, 2018) – It is that time again when weeds become a major nuisance in Maricopa County.

Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) encourages property owners to be aware of the potential health impacts caused by dust from weed remova...

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Air Quality

Posted on: April 12, 2018

Maricopa County Approves Queen Creek Funding of Library Services

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The Maricopa County Library District (MCLD) Board of Directors today approved an amendment that will give more people access to the services at the Queen Creek Library. The agreement with the Town of Queen Creek funds Maricopa County library cards for all...

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Board of Supervisors, District 1
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Maricopa County Update

District 1 Newsletter

My newsletter was delivered to inboxes on Monday, May 22. Information in the newsletter included:

  • Details about balancing our budget and the adoption of the preliminary budget
  • County growth
  • A new MOSAIC program aimed at addressing root causes of substance ab...
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Board of Supervisors, District 1

Posted on: March 29, 2018

March Newsletter

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Topics covered in this issue include:

  • Maricopa County Population Growth
  • Pipeline Az Project
  • Workforce Development Project

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Maricopa County Maintains Highest Possible Bond Rating

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PHOENIX—February 20, 2018—The three major credit rating agencies agree: Maricopa County is a safe bet and deserves to keep its AAA bond rating, thanks to strong financial practices and management. A strong credit rating means county bonds can be issued wi...

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: February 9, 2018

February Newsletter

A Hero's Retirement

Topics covered in this issue include:

  • Personnel Reform
  • Durango Jail Replacement
  • Retiring MCSO K9 "Hero"

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: January 12, 2018

January Newsletter

Chairman Chucri

Topics covered in this issue include:

  • Chairman Election
  • Ceremony Speech
  • Priorities Moving Forward

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Chairman Chucri Featured in Phoenix Business Journal

Read my article published in the Phoenix Business Journal: "My View: County must take lead role on complex issues"

Additional Info... Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Steve Chucri Elected Chairman of the Board of Supervisors

Chucri, District 2

January 10, 2018 – PHOENIX – Speaking as the newly-elected Chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, Steve Chucri, District 2, pledged “a new commitment to the hard work involved in building a smart, sustainable f...

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: November 21, 2017

November Newsletter

Maricopa County National Adoption Day

Topics covered in this issue include:

  • Thanksgiving Greeting
  • National Adoption Day
  • Teens Giving Back

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Grant Money Will Help Vulnerable Populations in Maricopa County

Chucri, District 2

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors today approved a series of grants from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC).

“We are pleased to once again partner with the SRPMIC to get money to organizations that improve well-being in...

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Board Approves $1.3 Million for Homelessness Solutions

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The fight against homelessness got a new injection of money and support today from the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. The Board approved nine contracts that support regional solutions for homelessness. The contracts, worth $1.3 million, will fund p...

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Fall Newsletter

Parks

Topics covered in this issue include:

  • Maricopa County Parks & Recreation

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: July 26, 2017

Flood Control District SPAP Program Helps Improve Drainage Issues in Mesa, District 2 Neighborhoods

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Good news for some District 2, Mesa residents that will benefit from a Flood Control District (FCD) of Maricopa County program that fast-tracks local flood control and drainage projects. Today, through the Small Project Assistance Program (SPAP), the Boar...

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Flood Control District and Scottsdale Partner on Granite Reef Drainage Improvements

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Citizens of Scottsdale and Maricopa County will benefit from enhanced, flood protection along Granite Reef Wash as the Flood Control District (FCD) and City of Scottsdale (City) partner to expand the storm drain systems in southeast Scottsdale. The Marico...

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Spring Newsletter now available

District 2 Newsletter

Topics covered in this issue include:

  • Good Government
  • Community Updates
  • Collaboration
  • Alerts and Activities

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Board of Supervisors, District 2

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Supervisor Steve Gallardo Hosts 1,800 Students for Annual D-backs Jam

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1,800 fifth graders attended a ballgame at Chase Field today as part of Maricopa County District 5 Supervisor Steve Gallardo’s third annual D-Backs Jam. Participants included students from Cartwright and Phoenix Elementary School Districts, Frie...

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Board of Supervisors, District 5
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Supervisor Gallardo Honored for Domestic Violence Prevention Advocacy

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Supervisor Steve Gallardo, District 5, is the recipient of a domestic violence prevention advocacy award from the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (ACESDV). The Ocotillo Award celebrates an individual who has identified an issue facin...

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Board of Supervisors, District 5

Posted on: March 28, 2018

Emergency Management Releases New Preparedness App

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Residents encouraged to download the ready.maricopa.gov App to prepare their families.

When it comes to an emergency situation, having a plan can help protect you and your loved ones. That is why Maricopa County has developed a mobile app that helps its residents properly prepare, and stay informed during and after a disaster. You will be a...

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Additional Info... Emergency Management

Posted on: April 9, 2018

FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT HIRES NEW AGENCY DIRECTOR AND NEW CHIEF ENGINEER/GENERAL MANAGER

Michael Fulton and Scott Vogel

PHOENIX (April 9, 2018) ─ The Flood Control District (FCD or District) of Maricopa County has hired a new Agency Director to replace retiring Chief Engineer and General Manager, Bill Wiley. Effective April 16, 2018, Arizona native Michael Fulton will assu...

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Flood Control District
Posted on: April 11, 2018

GROUNDWATER RECHARGE FREE FOR PUBLIC AGENCIES ON FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT LAND

The Water Cycle

PHOENIX (April 11, 2018) ─ Groundwater recharge is a process where water moves downward from the surface to an underground holding place called an aquifer. In the last 22 years, several public agencies have approached the Flood Control District of Maricop...

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Flood Control District
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Laveen Area Drainage Plan to Help Reduce Flooding for some District 5 Residents

Laveen Area Drainage Master Plan Study Update

PHOENIX (March 7, 2018) – Laveen area residents have experienced repeated flooding over the past few years, including during the unprecedented storm events of 2014. In response, the Flood Control District (FCD) of Maricopa County, in partnership with the ...

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Flood Control District
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Flood Control District Water Conservation and Stormwater Management

District has traded old design in for one that leverages stormwater as a resource.

PHOENIX (January 2018) – The persistent drought in the Southwest has put Arizona’s residents and farmlands at risk of water shortage. While Arizona isknown for its proactive approach, there’s still achance of it occurring wit...

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Flood Control District
Posted on: December 21, 2017

FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT IMPLEMENTS PROJECT TO REMOVE SALT CEDAR FROM GILA RIVER

Removal of Salt Cedar Along Gila River

PHOENIX (January 2018) – Introduced in the 1800’s for erosion control, salt cedar (or Tamarisk) is an invasive plant accustomed to harsh environments and blankets river bottoms across the Southwest. It spreads easily and can thrive in wet and dry areas. O...

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Flood Control District
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Flood Control District and MCDOT Install Flood Warning Systems to Make County Roads Safer (D4)

Patton Road at Hassayampa River

PHOENIX (August 9, 2017) – Storms over the past few years have created major roadway flooding incidents throughout the Valley. More than half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous floodwater. The Flood Cont...

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Flood Control District
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Flood Control District and MCDOT Install Flood Warning Systems to Make County Roads Safer (D2)

Bartlett Lake Road at Camp Creek Wash

PHOENIX (August 9, 2017) – Storms over the past few years have created major roadway flooding incidents throughout the Valley. More than half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous floodwater. The Flood Control Distri...

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Flood Control District
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Flood Control District and MCDOT Install Flood Warning Systems to Make County Roads Safer (D3)

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PHOENIX (August 10, 2017) – Storms over the past few years have created major roadway flooding incidents throughout the Valley. More than half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous floodwater. The Flood Control Distr...

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Flood Control District
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Sand, Sand bags & Flooding Resources

Sandbags

In preparation for the upcoming storm, Maricopa County has a limited number of sandbags available. Sand is also available for those who bring their own bags to fill. Check our map for the nearest location in your area. We also provide practical tips and v...

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Locate Sand & Sand Bags... Flood Control District
Posted on: July 26, 2017

Flood Control District SPAP Program Helps Improve Drainage Issues in Mesa, District 2 Neighborhoods

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PHOENIX (July 26, 2017) – Good news for some District 2, Mesa residents that will benefit from a Flood Control District (FCD) of Maricopa County program that fast-tracks local flood control and drainage projects. Today, through the Small Project Assistanc...

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Flood Control District
Posted on: June 21, 2017

Drainage Improvement to Reduce Flooding for some Ahwatukee Residents

Drainage Improvement to Reduce Flooding for some Ahwatukee Residents

PHOENIX (June 13, 2017) – The storm event on September 8, 2014 was one of several downpours that have flooded Ahwatukee properties along South Mountain Preserve. Residents living near South Mandan Street have experienced repeated flooding during storm eve...

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Flood Control District
Posted on: July 27, 2017

Flood Control District and Scottsdale Partner on Granite Reef Drainage Improvements

Flood Control District and Scottsdale Partner on Granite Reef Drainage Improvements

PHOENIX (June 13, 2017) – Citizens of Scottsdale and Maricopa County will benefit from enhanced, flood protection along Granite Reef Wash as the Flood Control District (FCD) and City of Scottsdale (City) partner to expand the storm drain systems in southe...

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Flood Control District

Posted on: April 9, 2018

Work Zone Safety Is Everybody’s Responsibility

Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

Work Zone Safety Is Everybody’s Responsibility

Maricopa County Recognizes National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

The Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) recognizes national Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, April 9 – 13...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: February 14, 2018

MCDOT Employees Awarded in Statewide Competition

AACE Awards Recipients David Fritz, Lesley Roman and John Counts

The Arizona Association of County Engineers (AACE) recently announced its 18th Annual Esterbrooks Award winners and three employees from Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) were chosen as award recipients:

  • Degreed Engineer: Dave Fritz, Roa...
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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Adaptive signals activated along Bell Rd in Glendale, Peoria

Bell Road Adaptive Signals

New Adaptive Signal Control Technology activated along Bell Road between 99th Avenue and 73rd Avenue

Pilot project aims to improve traffic flow, reduce travel time for Bell Road drivers

The Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), in p...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Adaptive signal project underway

Bell Road

Changes to the way traffic signals are timed along Bell Road in the Phoenix metropolitan area could help drivers cut down on their commute times.   MCDOT is installing new adaptive signal technology along the corridor this summer.  

“Adap...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: October 11, 2017

AZTech receives award for traffic signal innovation

AZTech Regional Partnership receives ITS AZ Award for traffic signal innovation

AZTech Regional Partnership awarded best use of Intelligent Transportation Systems product

The AZTech Regional Partnership was recently awarded Best Use of an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Industry Product at the Intelligent Transportation Socie...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: July 31, 2017

MCDOT Manager receives Council Individual Award

MCDOT ITS Manager, Faisal Saleem receiving award

Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Branch Manager, Faisal Saleem, recently was awarded the Council Individual Award from the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). The award was presented at...

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MCDOT News & Updates

Posted on: February 9, 2017

None

There are no Competition Impracticable procurements under consideration by Maricopa County at this time.

Procurement: Competition Impracticable

Posted on: February 9, 2017

None

There are no Sole Source procurements under consideration by Maricopa County at this time.

Procurement: Sole Source

Posted on: March 1, 2018

CDC National Health Survey in Maricopa County

CDC Natl Health Survey Trailers

The CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is coming to Maricopa County! NHANES is a unique program conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) that collects data on the health of persons living in the ...

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Public Health