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Neighborhood News with Councilwoman Betty Guardado - Real Time Operation Centerhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/3054City Council District 53/22/2024 7:00:00 AMhttps://youtu.be/lIS5UrSVveQ?si=EC7OQ9zF_HlkXkAYNeighborhood News with Councilwoman Betty Guardado - Real Time Operation Center<div class="ExternalClass647C12794BD54145B35557E56A76A551"><html> <p>​Councilwoman Betty Guardado visits the brand new Real Time Operation Center (RTOC) at the Cactus Park Police Precinct. Councilwoman Guardado and Police Lieutenant Eric Pagone chat about how the RTOC will promote community safety and deter crime along the 27th Avenue Safety Corridor.​ You can view the Spanish version of this video by clicking <a href="https://youtu.be/muqrqgGHvfY?si=M7lgPPS5K-R842Y6" target="_blank">here​</a>.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Videodistrict-5
Councilwoman Betty Guardado's Statement on the Passing of Former Mayor Thelda Williamshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2929City Council District 511/15/2023 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2929/Newsroom_Council_Statement_05.jpgCouncilwoman Betty Guardado's Statement on the Passing of Former Mayor Thelda Williams<div class="ExternalClassB1AB8E4D8F8E4C1B81D585FC1D427B29"><html> <div> <span style="font-size:13.3333px;">"Thelda Williams was not only an extraordinary leader, but also a remarkable colleague and a dear friend to many of us on the council. The news of her passing was very hard to hear and today is a very sad day for the City of Phoenix. </span> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> <br> </span> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">Thelda Williams was an exceptional leader who dedicated her life to serving the people of Phoenix. With an unparalleled commitment to her community, she served on the City Council for more than two decades and remains the only person to have held the esteemed position of Phoenix's top official on three separate occasions.</span> <br> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> <br> </span> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">Her profound love for Phoenix and its future was evident in every decision she made. Thelda's legacy will continue to inspire and impact generations to come. Her compassion, vision, and tireless efforts will always be remembered as instrumental in shaping our beloved city.</span> <br> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> <br> </span> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">During her time in office, Mayor Williams consistently demonstrated a deep care for the people she served. She tirelessly championed causes close to her heart and worked diligently to improve the lives of all residents. Her contributions were immeasurable, and her absence leaves a void that will be felt by many.</span> <br> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> <br> </span> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">As we mourn this tremendous loss together, let us extend our heartfelt condolences to Thelda's family - those whom she cherished dearly. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time, and we hope they find solace in knowing that her memory will forever be treasured by not only her immediate family but also by the extended city family she nurtured throughout her career.</span> <br> </div> <div> <span style="font-size:13.3333px;"> <br> </span> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">The impact Mayor Thelda Williams had on Phoenix cannot be overstated. We are grateful for her unwavering dedication and remarkable leadership. Let us honor her legacy by continuing to work towards a future that embodies the same spirit of compassion and progress that she exemplified."</span> <br> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> <br> </span> </div> <div> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> <strong>Media Contact:</strong> Zul Lopez, council.district.5@phoenix.gov, 623-523-4021</span> </div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5
Phoenix Bond Measures Approved: A Brighter Future for the Cityhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2922City Council District 511/14/2023 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2922/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgPhoenix Bond Measures Approved: A Brighter Future for the City<div class="ExternalClass01F6A1DF860A40A8846AFEDE38BAC12E"><html> <p> ​Phoenix, AZ — The voters of Phoenix have spoken, and we are celebrating the approval of a comprehensive bond package that promises a brighter future for all residents. In a resounding show of support, the bond measures received overwhelming approval from the community, demonstrating a shared commitment to enhancing community safety, improving quality of life, and creating a more efficient and modern city.<br></p><div><p>The strong support for these measures reflects a collective vision for a more prosperous and vibrant Phoenix.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">​</span></p><p>Investing in a Brighter Future.<br></p><p>The approved bond measures encompass a range of critical initiatives that will shape the city's development and prosperity. Here is an overview of the key areas of investment:</p><div><ol><li><p>Enhan​​​ce Community Safety: Vote​r authorization has been granted to issue and sell general obligation bonds, totaling up to $214 million. These funds will provide much-needed resources for essential fire, police, roadway, and pedestrian infrastructure projects.</p></li><li><p>Improve Quality of Life: Phoenix neighborhoods are set to benefit from an investment of up to$108.6 million. These funds will be allocated to projects focusing on libraries, parks, and historic preservation, enriching the quality of life for residents across the city.</p></li><li><p>Create an Efficient, Modern Phoenix: With up to $114.4 million in approved funding, Phoenix is poised to become a hub of innovation and modernity. Education, economic development, waste reduction, resource management, and arts and culture projects will help create an efficient, modern city in which residents can live and work seamlessly.</p></li><li><p>Enhance, Preserve, and Increase Affordable Housing and Senior Centers: Phoenix recognizes the importance of affordable housing and dedicated spaces for seniors. Up to $63 million in bond funding will be directed toward affordable housing and senior center projects, ensuring access to quality housing and support for older community members.</p></li></ol></div><p>Councilwoman Betty Guardado stressed the importance of these measures, particularly the bond's role in realizing the long-awaited Latino cultural center.<br></p><p>“With one of the country’s largest Latino populations, Phoenix has a rich and storied past that is rooted in the Latino community and its leaders.”<br></p><p>Guardado emphasized, “This is an exciting opportunity to document that experience and to tell that story, which is unique and a major part of Phoenix’s growth and history. The community has been advocating for this project for years, and I couldn’t be more excited to see their dreams come to fruition and all the work we as a commission put into the new center, pay off. It has been a truly rewarding experience and I can’t wait to see the vision of the community come together."<br></p><p>Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to a brighter future in District 5.<br></p></div><p><br></p><div style="text-align:center;"> </div><div style="text-align:center;"> </div><p> <img alt="Vote Yes photo" src="/district5site/MediaAssets/GO%20Bond%20Group.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:248px;height:186px;" /> <img alt="Vote Yes photo" src="/district5site/MediaAssets/Go%20Bond%20D5%20%26%20Mayor.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:248px;height:186px;" /> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5

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