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Help Combat Climate Change1725https://www.phoenix.gov/Media Assets/Sliders/S308.jpgHelp Combat Climate Changehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/environmental-programs/1973https://www.phoenix.gov/Media Assets/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=1725 Phoenix is asking the community to provide feedback on the draft Climate Action Plan. The plan addresses the challenges posed by climate change and the steps residents can take to help make Phoenix a more sustainable city. <div class="ExternalClassC84D7D3A76194C65B9CD10809ED8B571">Phoenix is asking the community to provide feedback on the draft Climate Action Plan. The plan addresses the challenges posed by climate change and the steps residents can take to help make Phoenix a more sustainable city.<br></div>0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F214007F80A03ACE71234A93E8BBD7B87318C1Image
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Downtown Phoenix Buildings “By Appointment Only”1678https://www.phoenix.gov/Media Assets/Sliders/S282.jpgDowntown Phoenix Buildings “By Appointment Only”https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/public-works/1084https://www.phoenix.gov/Media Assets/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=1678 ​Public access to Phoenix City Hall, Calvin C. Goode Building, and Phoenix Public Transit Building is currently by appointment only. Learn more. <div class="ExternalClassA1F17BBA1EF74264A10BC874CE83D828">​Public access to Phoenix City Hall, Calvin C. Goode Building, and Phoenix Public Transit Building is currently by appointment only. Learn more.<br><br></div>0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F214007F80A03ACE71234A93E8BBD7B87318C1Image
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: CAMELBACK EAST VILLAGE PLANNING COMMITTEEhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/pdd/2804NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: CAMELBACK EAST VILLAGE PLANNING COMMITTEEElectronically, via a video conferencing platform8/4/2021 1:00:00 AM8/4/2021 4:00:00 AMGP0|#dd647dbc-66f1-4ac3-9ad8-7fda71f58998;L0|#0dd647dbc-66f1-4ac3-9ad8-7fda71f58998|Planning and Development;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Pursuant to A.R.S. Section 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the CAMELBACK EAST VILLAGE PLANNING COMMITTEE and to the general public, that the CAMELBACK EAST VILLAGE PLANNING COMMITTEE will hold a meeting open to the public on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 600 p.m. Per the most recent social distancing guidelines from the federal government, no residents will be allowed to attend the meeting in-person. To view the meeting notice and agenda ​please visit ​​​ https//www.phoenix.gov/cityclerksite/PublicMeetings/210803003.pdf ​ For additional Camelback East Village information please visit https//www.phoenix.gov/villages/Camelback-East ​ ​ ​ ​​ ***End times are approximate.*** ​
FitPHX Virtual: Fall Into Fitnesshttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3945FitPHX Virtual: Fall Into FitnessOnline8/4/2021 1:00:00 AM8/4/2021 2:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​ FitPHX​ , the city’s healthy community initiative, will present its summer 2021 activities virtually thanks to the sponsorship of AARP Arizona and other supporting partners. These programs are FREE, but registration is required. ​ ​ Registered participants will receive a unique code to virtually join the live video stream via Zoom. Participants will also need to download the free Zoom app through the iTunes or Android store, or search for and download it through their internet service provider. FitPHX Virtual Fall Into Fitness Fall Into Fitness, presented in partnership with Energized by Exercise , is a family-oriented fitness program for all ages and experience levels. The eight-week series will be held each Tuesday from July 6 to August 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. Professional instructors will lead calorie burning classes such as Turbo Kick LIVE, Zumba, P90X LIVE, PiYo, HIGH Fitness and Core de Force. The workouts are fun, interactive and designed to get people moving, and are set to popular music. Learn more and register . Learn about other Parks and Recreation Department programs and activities at Phoenix.gov/Parks .​​​​​​​​​​​
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: DESERT VIEW VILLAGE PLANNING COMMITTEEhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/pdd/2805NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: DESERT VIEW VILLAGE PLANNING COMMITTEEElectronically, via a video conferencing platform8/4/2021 1:30:00 AM8/4/2021 4:30:00 AMGP0|#dd647dbc-66f1-4ac3-9ad8-7fda71f58998;L0|#0dd647dbc-66f1-4ac3-9ad8-7fda71f58998|Planning and Development;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Pursuant to A.R.S. Section 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the DESERT VIEW VILLAGE PLANNING COMMITTEE and to the general public, that the DESERT VIEW VILLAGE PLANNING COMMITTEE will hold a meeting open to the public on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 630 p.m. Per the most recent social distancing guidelines from the federal government, no residents will be allowed to attend the meeting in-person. T o view the meeting notice and agenda ​please visit ​ ​ https//www.phoenix.gov/cityclerksite/PublicMeetings/210803002.pdf ​ ​ ​ For additional Desert View Village information please visit https//www.phoenix.gov/villages/desert-view ​ ***End times are approximate.***

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COVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impactshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1561Emergency Management & Homeland Security8/2/2021 5:15:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1561/Newsroom_Combined.jpgCOVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts<div class="ExternalClass9DE57B672B9C4644B433CFF1CE454CB5"><html> <p>​<strong>We're in this together!</strong> Looking for help? Find information related to the COVID-19 pandemic on this page. Residents with questions about city services and programs are encouraged to call <strong>(602) 262-3111</strong> or e-mail <a target="_blank" href="mailto:contactus@phoenix.gov">contactus@phoenix.gov</a>​. ​​​​​​​​Phoenix small businesses needing help can call the Phoenix Community and Economic Development hotline at <strong>(602) 262-5040</strong>.</p> <h3>Phoenix Testing Blitz: COVID-19 Testing, No Out-of-Pocket Costs<br></h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1399">Find upcoming testing dates and locations, either on-site or with Phoenix's Mobile Testing Van. Learn more.</a> </p><h3>Vaccine Fact Sheet</h3><p>Download information about the currently approved vaccines.<br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-English.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet - English (PDF)</a><br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-Spanish.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet - Spanish (PDF)</a><br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-Chinese.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet- Chinese (PDF)</a><br></p><h3>Masks Required in City Buildings Regardless of Vaccination Status</h3><p><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1917">On May 19, 2021 the Phoenix City Council updated the Face Coverings information to automatically adjust with CDC guidance. On July 27, 2021, the CDC updated that guidance to require masking indoors in communities with substantial or high virus transmission rates, regardless of vaccination status. Effective Monday, August 2, 2021​, masks are required in all city buildings. As previously decided by the Council, private businesses may set their own policies regarding face coverings applicable to their employees and customers. </a>(<strong>Note: </strong>The airport and public transit remain covered by the Federal mask mandate.) <br></p><h3>Downtown Phoenix Buildings Are “By Appointment Only”​<br></h3><p>​<a href="/newsroom/public-works/1084" target="_blank">Public access to the following downtown city of Phoenix buildings is currently by appointment only ​</a><br></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><p>Phoenix City Hall – 200 W. Washington St.<br>Calvin C. Goode Building – 251 W. Washington St.<br>Phoenix Public Transit Building – 302 N. First Ave​</p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><p> </p> <h3>City of Phoenix Impacted City Services Update</h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054">Learn what's impacted with current city services. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>Coronavirus Business & Resident Resources </h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/resources">Additional resources for Phoenix businesses, the workforce, and residents relating to COVID-19. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Strategic Plan</h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/COVIDrelief">Information and updates on the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Strategic Plan funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Learn more.</a> ​<br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNewsem-and-hs
Phoenix Testing Blitz: COVID-19 Testing, No Out-of-Pocket Costshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1399Emergency Management & Homeland Security8/2/2021 5:15:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1399/Newsroom_Virus_Testing.jpgPhoenix Testing Blitz: COVID-19 Testing, No Out-of-Pocket Costs<div class="ExternalClass7591ED4149114C72BC6018D7B9C7CA28"><html> <div class="ExternalClassFA4EFB964BD142158CA446F5807F9C77"> <br> <h2>​COVID-19 Testing<br></h2><p>We're all in this together. <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/COVID19?src=hash">#COVID19</a> testing with no out-of-pocket cost. The city of #PHX now has two #COVID19 mobile testing vans out in the community. See also list of <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1561">COVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts.</a><br></p><p> <strong>Mobile Van #1: </strong><a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">Vincere Cancer Center</a><br></p><p> <strong>Mobile Van #2: </strong><a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">Premier Lab Solutions</a>​​<br>​<br></p><h3>Monday, August 2, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Fry’s Food Store<br> 4230 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85009<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Washington Activity Center<br> 2240 W Citrus Way, Phoenix, AZ 85015<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Tuesday, August 3, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Cesar Chavez Park<br> 7858 S. 35th Ave., Laveen Village, AZ 85339<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Wednesday, August 4, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Santa Maria Park<br> 3425 S 71st Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85043<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Thursday, August 5, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> El Reposo Park<br> 502 E. Alta Vista Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85042<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Friday, August 6, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Cortez Park<br> 3434 W. Dunlap, Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Saturday, August 7, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Paradise Valley Community Center<br> 17642 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85032<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Yucca Library<br> 5648 N 15th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85015<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Monday, August 9, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Fry’s Food Store<br> 6601 W. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85033<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Sueño Park<br> 4401 W Encanto Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85035<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Tuesday, August 10, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Western Star Park<br> 4425 E. Western Star Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85044<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Wednesday, August 11, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Helen Drake Senior Center<br> 7600 N 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Thursday, July 12, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Fry’s Food Store<br> 850 E. Hatcher Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85020<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Friday, August 13, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Paradise Valley Community Center<br> 17642 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85032<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Saturday, August 14, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Cortez Park<br> 3434 W. Dunlap, Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Desert Sage Library<br> 7602 W Encanto Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85035<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p>​ ​ </div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNewsem-and-hs
We're Cool Heat Relief Initiativehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/phxtv/2005PHXTV8/2/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/CdkBXQvoSmkWe're Cool Heat Relief Initiative<div class="ExternalClassCE40BD6F1CC24AAD83F703069B1988E5"><html> <p>​Since 2017 the We're Cool Heat Relief Initiative has been a valuble program that helps those in need to keep cool.  ​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/phxtvVideophxtv
City of Phoenix Provides Millions in Rental Assistance, Ramps Up Efforts to Get Additional Funds to Residents More Quicklyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/human-services/2004Human Services7/30/2021 10:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2004/Newsroom_House_001 (002).pngCity of Phoenix Provides Millions in Rental Assistance, Ramps Up Efforts to Get Additional Funds to Residents More Quickly<div class="ExternalClass021D69DEE2C04D4ABE61E3A61D460783"><html>It's a story playing out in homes across our community.  Five months into the COVID-19 pandemic, a Phoenix woman lost her job.  Finding a new job was challenging.  With five kids at home, all trying to do remote learning since their schools were closed made it even more difficult.  After several months, the unemployment benefits were not enough to cover rent and utilities for the single mom, and she found herself thousands of dollars behind. <br><br>That's where the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program comes into her story.  Earlier this year, the Phoenix City Council approved spending $51 million dollars in Federal ERA funds to assist families.  This family is one of more than 3,100 Phoenix households so far to receive assistance.  This mom and her children received $12,000 to cover owed rent and another $3,000 for unpaid utilities.  The city has disbursed nearly $24 million dollars, more money than any other jurisdiction in Arizona.<br><br>As the federal ban on some evictions is set to expire Saturday, the city is moving at a faster pace to get assistance into the hands of those Phoenix families who need it most.  <br><br>City staff managing the ERA program helped 59% more people last week than they did during weekly average in April.  The average financial assistance per household is $7,500.<br><br>In addition to the $24 million of ERA funds given to Phoenix families, nearly $15 million more in rent and utility assistance from other programs has gone to Phoenix residents during the pandemic, pushing the total help to nearly $40 million dollars.<br><br>“We know the need is great and that's why the Mayor and City Council expect us to take steps to process applications faster," said Gina Montes, Deputy City Manager.  Under the direction of Montes and the City's Human Services Department, the city is working to add additional hours of operation, more staffing and auditing processes so applications can be approved more quickly.<br><br>There are two options for applying for assistance.  The city has partnered with the non-profit <a href="https://wildfireaz.org/" target="_blank">Wildfire</a> to double the number of families who can be helped.  Wildfire is using an online portal to allow residents to do the paperwork over the internet, however due to high demand, the portal is not currently taking new applications.  Wildfire is processing the more than 2,000 applications they currently have and expect to reopen the portal again in August.<br><br>The city is arranging appointments and working with individuals over the phone to meet the stringent requirements mandated by the Federal government.  Residents should call 602-534-AIDE (2433) on Monday's beginning at 8 a.m. to schedule a telephone appointment.<br><br>Human Services Director Marchelle Franklin recounts a story one her staff members told her about a call he made to a resident who had lost his job and got behind on his rent.  “When our employee told the man the City would be able to pay his past-due rent, the man said 'this has lifted a weight off my shoulders.  Thank you, thank you thank you'," Franklin said.  “The man told my employee this was like having a four-leaf clover, a rabbit's foot and other lucky items all at once." <br><br><p>You can find specific details on the program, including eligibility criteria, on the city's <a href="/humanservices/rental-assistance" target="_blank">Emergency Rental Assistance Program</a> website.<br><br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/humanservicesNewshuman-services
Phoenix Police Officer Gets Pieces of Mangled Patrol Car After Near-fatal Crashhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/2003Police7/29/2021 11:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/GnHJT_sYLJ0Phoenix Police Officer Gets Pieces of Mangled Patrol Car After Near-fatal Crash<div class="ExternalClassD925AF92D9AA4911B0569AC83C135E97"><html> <p> ​Phoenix Police Officer Chase McCance is back at his precinct for the first time in a long time. He is back to receive a plaque from his squad with the license plate and keys to the patrol car he was driving the morning of January 1st, when a wrong-way driver crashed into him on duty, nearly taking his life.</p><p>"I don't remember most of the first couple days in the hospital," Officer McCance said. "But from hearing everybody talk, there was a good five, six hour period right at the beginning that I was bleeding internally. They didn't know what was going on. A nd at the end of the day, my wife signed a piece of paper saying 'go in, cut him open, and find what's wrong, and save him.'"<br><br>Officer McCance spent the following weeks in the hospital—healing fractures in his face, and broken bones all over his body. All of this happened during a global pandemic, preventing his young son and pregnant wife from visiting him. <br><br>"My first physical therapy session at the hospital, I think it was like day two or three, my whole goal was to sit six inches forward in a chair," Officer McCance explained. "So, go from sitting back in a chair to sitting forward, and it was excruciating. It was the hardest thing I thought I'd ever done physically in my life."​<br><br>In early February, doctors released Officer McCance, but the healing was far from over. Officer McCance has continued intensive therapy every single day so that he could walk back into his old precinct on this day, and receive the reminder of the trials, but also the triumphs, of these past several months. <br><br>"I've seen so many different things go badly, and this is something that's gone well, and it needs to be celebrated," Lt. William Jou said. "He is a miracle that he is here with us."<br><br>Lt. Jou, who oversees this squad, said that during his rehabilitation, Officer McCance asked to see his patrol car to help piece together parts of the story he does not remember. That visit inspired the plaque with pieces of the car.<br><br>"He wants to remember it because I think it inspires him to keep going, and him being that way inspires all of us to do what we do," Lt. Jou said.<br> Officer McCance has come back to work on light duty with an assignment in the department's Crime Gun Intelligence Unit. He says he'll be back on the streets, full duty, no later than this fall. <br><br>"It's a privilege for us to go out there, and be with people on the hardest days of their life," Officer McCance said. "So after going through what has been the hardest time of my life, I really look forward to coming back, and getting out, and being able to help the community again."​</p> </html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeVideopolice