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City of Phoenix Schedules Additional GO Bond Executive Committee Meeting for Public Commenthttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/budget-and-research/2470Budget & Research9/2/2022 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2470/GO-Bond-Photo-for-Newsroom.jpgCity of Phoenix Schedules Additional GO Bond Executive Committee Meeting for Public Comment<div class="ExternalClassE72FA16957F94939AB60F277EA0C37BA"><html> <p style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:medium;line-height:24px;margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">​​The City of Phoenix has scheduled an additional 2023 General Obligation (GO) Bond Executive Committee Meeting specifically dedicated to public comment. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, </span> <strong style="color:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:inherit;">September 14, 2022, </strong> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">at 6 p.m. at Phoenix City Council Chambers and will also be streamed on <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/cityofphoenixaz">YouTube​</a> and PHXTV (Cox cable channel 11).</span> </p> <p style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:medium;line-height:24px;margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:11pt;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;line-height:15.5467px;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Residents interested in speaking at this meeting can sign up to speak in person or virtually at </span> </span> </span> </span> <a target="_blank" data-cke-saved-href="https://phoenix.gov/bond/meetings" href="https://phoenix.gov/bond/meetings" style="color:rgb(30, 81, 136);">phoenix.gov/bond/meetings</a> <span style="font-size:11pt;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;line-height:15.5467px;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">. Spanish interpretation services will also be available. The additional meeting will be for public comment ONLY and the Executive Committee will not be discussing or taking action on projects currently being discussed among the eight subcommittees: <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"><span style="font-size:inherit;font-family:inherit;">Arts & Culture, Economic Development and Education, Environment & Sustainability, Housing, Human Services & Homelessness, Neighborhoods & City Services, Parks & Recreation, Public Safety, and Streets & Storm Drainage.</span></span></span> </span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:medium;line-height:24px;margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:11pt;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;line-height:15.5467px;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Residents can also engage with the City on social media by using the #GOPHX2023, or by using the interactive GOPHXTOOL, an online tool available in English and Spanish that allows residents to tell the GO Bond Committee which projects they would like to see recommended to City Council. Residents may also call or submit comments electronically.</span> </span> </span> </span> </span> <br style=""> <br style=""> </p> <p style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:medium;line-height:24px;margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:11pt;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;line-height:15.5467px;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> <strong style=""> <span style="font-size:12pt;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;line-height:16.96px;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">How the 2023 GO Bond Program Project Selection Process Works</span> </span> </span> </span> </strong> </span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:medium;line-height:24px;margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:11pt;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;line-height:15.5467px;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Subcommittees will receive presentations about proposed projects from City departments, hear from the public, then rank in priority order projects to be recommended to the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is charged with making project recommendations within the approved scope of $500M to be considered by City Council. The City Council will then decide if a GO Bond Program will go to the voters. If approved by Council, voters will ultimately choose whether or not to adopt the GO Bond Program in November 2023.</span> </span> </span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:medium;line-height:24px;margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:11pt;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;line-height:15.5467px;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;"> <span style="font-size:inherit;color:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Committee meetings began in August 2022 and are currently scheduled to continue through November 2022. Meetings are open to the public for comment. For more information visit the GO Bond Program website at </span> </span> </span> </span> </span> <a target="_blank" data-cke-saved-href="https://Phoenix.gov/bond" href="https://phoenix.gov/bond" style="color:rgb(30, 81, 136);">Phoenix.gov/bond</a>.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/budgetNewsbudget-and-researchGO Bond Executive Committee MeetingBudgetbond, GO Bond, GOBondAdam Waltz602-781-1334602-534-6648adam.waltz@phoenix.govcityofphoenixaz

 

 

Phoenix to Celebrate Urban Wildlife Conservation Dayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/environmental-programs/2514Environment & Sustainability10/5/2022 6:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2514/Newsroom_OEP_01_owlB.jpgPhoenix to Celebrate Urban Wildlife Conservation Day<div class="ExternalClassB5C39894D44142428935C0F1FD3BF2ED"><html> <p></p><span style="font-size:16px;">On Saturday, October 8, 2022 the public is invited to join the City of Phoenix, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Audubon Society for a celebration of <a href="https://www.fws.gov/project/rio-reimagined" target="_blank">Urban Wildlife Conservation Day</a>. The free community event is a chance for volunteerism, family fun, and local food. Mayor Kate Gallego will also be signing an Urban Bird Treaty (UBT) to support bird conservation.</span><br style="font-size:16px;"><br><strong style="font-size:16px;">Location:</strong><span style="font-size:16px;">  Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, 2439 S Central Avenue. Phoenix AZ, 85004</span><br><br style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-size:16px;"><strong>Schedule of events:</strong></span><br style="font-size:16px;"><ul><li><span style="font-size:16px;">7 a.m. - Salt River clean-up activity starts (no registration needed)</span></li><li><span style="font-size:16px;">8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Community activities</span></li><ul><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">2nd Annual 'Walk for the Wild'</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Audubon Native Plant Sale</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Nature Tent with fun presentations</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Story Walk for kids</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Community partner booths</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Food trucks - Pupusas Transitenas and Kona Ice</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Performances by Native American flute musician Ed Kabotie</span></li></ul><li><span style="font-size:16px;">​​9 a.m. - Mayor Gallego, USFWS, and Audubon Southwest sign Urban Bird Treaty</span></li></ul><p>UBT partnerships work on bird habitat conservation, bird hazard reduction, and community engagement in bird-related conservation, education, science, and recreation, especially for diverse and underserved communities. The partnerships provide these communities with opportunities to connect with nature through bird related activities.<br></p><p>Phoenix is known for its sprawling structure, diverse neighborhoods, and unique landscape. Over 300 bird species are known to breed in Arizona and many of them face a tenuous future due to water uncertainties and climate shifts. <br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/oepNews
Let Us Know What Topics are Most Impactful to Youhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1476Equal Opportunity10/5/2022 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1476/Newsroom_EOD_014.jpgLet Us Know What Topics are Most Impactful to You<div class="ExternalClassBA656C7663484A93B960A0CCD011BB7D"><html> <p></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><p>The City of Phoenix Human Relations Commission and the Equal Opportunity Department are organizing free, virtual and in-person programs for 2023. They would like to hear your ideas and comments on the topics that are most impactful to you. Your answers will help them determine what topics and speakers to present.</p><p>Please provide your ideas and feedback by completing this <a href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a8dCr72llv1Cj74wxYXqWblUNDFZV1ZCQjYxVVdLUkdBN0xUNzRaQlFBVi4u&wdLOR=c452E834B-9D87-49AD-BB34-27E1BE47AB89" target="_blank">five-question survey</a>.</p><p>The mission of the <a href="/eod/commissions/humanrelations" target="_blank">Human Relations Commission</a> is to promote respect and understanding among all groups by eliminating discrimination throughout the city of Phoenix. The Commission is an advisory body to the Equal Opportunity Department whose purpose is to provide advice to the City of Phoenix to enable the City to meet the needs of its residents. The Commission provides educational awareness to the residents of Phoenix on issues impacting the community.</p><p>For more information, contact Shanna Archie at shanna.archie@phoenix.gov.</p><p> ​<br></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNews
New Cross-Field Taxiway to Connect North and South Airfields | News Feedhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/phxtv/2513PHXTV10/5/2022 12:00:00 AMhttps://youtu.be/qdk0Zcqs584New Cross-Field Taxiway to Connect North and South Airfields | News Feed<div class="ExternalClass4593B381F52D450BB832C4BFF1183711"><html> <p>Representative Greg Stanton, Mayor Kate Gallego, and the White House’s Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu today discussed a $194 million federal investment to construct a new 2,000-foot taxiway at our airport. This is the first project in the City of Phoenix to benefit from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The new taxiway will join the north and south airfields on the west end of the airport, allowing for better aircraft flow for airfield operations.​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/phxtvVideo

 

 

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