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Supporting a Strong Recovery: Phoenix Approves Plans for Second Allocation of ARPA Fundinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/city-manager/2375City Manager6/8/2022 12:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2375/Newsroom_CityView_04.jpgSupporting a Strong Recovery: Phoenix Approves Plans for Second Allocation of ARPA Funding<div class="ExternalClassB8014203CD514BD49E4251A71F1AA51A"><html> <p> <span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Today, Phoenix City Council approved the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Second Tranche Strategic Plan, detailing how the City plans to spend the remaining $198 million in federal funding of its total $398 million allocation. Jurisdictions across the country received their Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds in tw​​​o tranches and on June 8, 2021, City Council agreed to approve ARPA programming per tranche. The funds are allocated to transformational one-time investments that improve the prospects of impacted residents and address economic and social disparities that have continued and worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. </span> <span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></p> <p> <span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">“The City’s strategic use of ARPA funding strongly positioned the quick recovery, and new investments will be transformational for critical needs around affordable housing and homelessness,” said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego. “This second tranche supports our most vulnerable residents and builds on proven success of creating a more equitable, sustainable, and promising future.”</span> <span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></p><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">City Council approved the strategic plan for the first tranche of ARPA funds received by the City in June 2021.</span></p><p>The second tranche spending plan will fund a total of 31 programs, including: <br></p> <div> <div> <span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"></span> </div> <div> <ul dir="" style=""> <li><p> <span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​$70.5 million in affordable housing and homelessness programs, <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/human-services/2353">including a new shelter in partnership with Maricopa County located on 28th and Washington Streets​</a>.</span> <span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span> </p></li> <li><p> $600,000 to continue the hotspot lending program at Phoenix Public Libraries.<span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span> </p></li> <li><p> $6 million to increase tree canopy coverage and provide tree planting at schools.<span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span> </p></li> <li><p> $3 million for shade structures in the public right-of-way.<span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span> </p></li> <li><p> $2.9 million to improve parks with new playground elements and resurfacing of athletic courts.<span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span> </p></li> <li><p> $7 million to continue the resilient food system programs that includes meal preparation and delivery, farmland preservation, food banks and pantry support, and more.<span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span> </p></li> </ul> </div> </div> <p> <span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">“The City of Phoenix is committed to being responsible stewards of the ARPA funding we have received, and we are diligent in tracking and reporting our efforts,” said Phoenix City Manager Jeff Barton. Residents are encouraged to visit the </span> <a href="https://stories.opengov.com/phoenixaz/published/9tz_vAiwC" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"> <span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"> <span data-ccp-charstyle="Hyperlink">City’s ARPA website on Phoenix.gov</span></span></a><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">.</span> <span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"> </span> <span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">The website includes program summary information, allocations, expenditures, and is regularly updated to include performance measures and corresponding website links.</span> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/citymanagerNewscity-managerView of Phoenix from a mountain preserve with a cactus in focusCity Manager@CityofPhoenixAZ @MayorGallego @PHXcitymanager #ARPA #COVID19ARPAKristin Couturier602-568-8126602-534-5627kristin.couturier@phoenix.govAshley Patton, Deputy Director602-292-3704ashley.patton@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/89/Ashley_Patton.jpgPHXCityManager

 

 

City of Phoenix Indigenous Peoples’ Day Holiday Noticehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/city-manager/2867City Manager9/22/2023 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2867/Newsroom_CityHall.jpgCity of Phoenix Indigenous Peoples’ Day Holiday Notice<div class="ExternalClass141B4C0824B54109836B6CDAA883A02E"><html> <p>​City of Phoenix offices will be closed Monday, October 9 in observance of the Indigenous Peoples' Day holiday. Here's how City services are affected:  </p> <p> <strong>Solid Waste Collection:</strong> Curbside trash and recycling schedules remain unchanged on Monday, October 9, with no schedule changes on the days following the holiday, either. Collection will happen as regularly scheduled, even on Indigenous Peoples' Day itself.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p> <p> <strong>Transfer Stations:</strong> Both the 27th Ave. and North Gateway transfer stations will be closed on Monday, October 9.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p> <p> <strong>Public Works Customer Contact Center:</strong> The Contact Center will be closed on Monday, October 9. It will reopen at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10. Residents can call 602-262-6251.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p> <p> <strong>Library:</strong> 16 of Phoenix Public Library's 17 locations will be closed Monday, October 9, in observance of Indigenous Peoples' Day holiday; <a href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/locations/smcl" target="_blank">South Mountain Community Library</a> will remain open. All Phoenix Public Library book drops and digital/eResources are available 24/7. Visit <a href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/" target="_blank">phoenixpubliclibrary.org</a> for more details.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p> <p> <strong>Parking Meters</strong>: All parking meters are enforced 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, including weekends and holidays.   </p> <p> <strong>Parks and Recreation Facilities:</strong> City of Phoenix Community centers will be closed on Monday, October 9 for the holiday. Parks and trails will be open for regular hours, but please review “<a href="/parks/trails" target="_blank">Take a Hike. Do it Right</a>." safety guidelines before visiting a trail.    </p> <p> <strong>S'edav Va'aki Museum</strong> will be closed on Monday, October 9. </p> <p> <strong>Public Transit:</strong> Both bus and light rail will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Monday, Oct. 9. Check <a href="https://valleymetro.org/" target="_blank">ValleyMetro.org</a> for schedules.</p> <p> <strong>Dial-a-Ride service</strong> will be available, by reservation, between 4:40 a.m. to 11 p.m. To learn more about the Dial-a-Ride service, visit <a href="/dial-a-ride" target="_blank">Phoenix.gov/dial-a-ride</a>.   </p> <p> <strong>Sky Harbor International Airport:</strong> America's Friendliest Airport® continues to see record numbers of passengers. The Airport will be busy throughout October as schools enjoy Fall breaks, so travelers should give themselves extra time. If flying domestically, arrive at least two hours early. If flying internationally, arrive three hours early. With heavy crowds overlapping, make sure to leave extra time for parking. <a href="https://www.skyharbor.com/parking/" target="_blank">Our Sky Harbor Parking program</a> makes it easy to reserve parking up to six months in advance. Enjoy convenient parking options in the terminal garages or an economy parking lot at the 24th Street PHX Sky Train® Station, which is an easy option for travelers who live west or north of the Airport.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/citymanagerNews
Voter Registration Deadline for November Special Bond Election is October 10https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/city-clerk/2878City Clerk10/3/2023 7:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2878/Newsroom_voter registration.pngVoter Registration Deadline for November Special Bond Election is October 10<div class="ExternalClass6F5CD78755C542B69B684297F2600F4D"><html> <p></p> <span style="font-size:16px;">The City of Phoenix will hold a Special Bond Election on November 7, 2023, in which eligible Phoenix voters will decide on four ballot questions. The ballot-by-mail Election will be conducted by Maricopa County. The Voter Registration Deadline for this election is Tuesday, October 10, 2023.<br><br>You can register to vote until midnight on October 10th at <a href="https://servicearizona.com/" target="_blank">servicearizona.com</a>.</span> <br style="font-size:16px;"> <br style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-size:16px;">Voter registration is administered by Maricopa County. All changes to voter registration information must be completed by the County. If you are registered voter – take a few seconds to make sure you’re registered to vote at your current address at <a href="https://recorder.maricopa.gov/elections/beballotready/" target="_blank">BeBallotReady.Vote</a> or by calling Maricopa County at 602-506-1511.</span> <br style="font-size:16px;"> <br style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-size:16px;">For more information about voter registration, visit <a href="/cityclerk/elections" target="_blank">Phoenix.gov/Elections</a>, call 602-261-VOTE (8683), email phoenixelections@phoenix.gov or follow @PHXClerk on X.</span> <br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/cityclerkNews
Phoenix Fire Breaks Ground at Home of Future Station 62https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/fire/2879Fire10/3/2023 7:00:00 AMhttps://youtu.be/4o6DFVqyNRUPhoenix Fire Breaks Ground at Home of Future Station 62<div class="ExternalClass9B32248CBDF54CE98F4F9BDAF3421CC7"><html>​<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;" lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto">Today, the Phoenix Fire Department hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of Phoenix Fire Station 62. The new station will be located at 9300 W. Lower Buckeye Rd. and is part of the Phoenix Fire Department’s effort to improve response times and provide better service to the community. </span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> <br></span><br><div><span lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto">“We are proud to be breaking ground on this important project,” said Phoenix Fire Chief Mike Duran. “This new station will ensure that our firefighters have access to top-notch resources and can respond quickly in times of need. We look forward to continuing our commitment to providing excellent service to our community for years to come.”</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></div><div><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"><br></span></div><div><span lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto">The station will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology and equipment, including a new fire engine and one ambulance to serve the growing community. </span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></div><div><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"><br></span></div><div><span lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto">“This is years of community involvement at our budget hearings, and it’s great to be here today as we break ground,” said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></div><div><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"><br></span></div><div><span lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto">The 20,800 square feet station will include 4 bays and 16 gender neutral individual dorms for sleeping quarters, gym, unisex restrooms, decontamination spaces, and other associated spaces required for a facility of this size and function. </span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></div><div><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"><br></span></div><div><span lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto">“I'm exceptionally proud for the safety that it’s going to provide for the surrounding area and all the great citizens that live in and around this neighborhood,” said United Phoenix Firefighters Local 493 President Bryan Willingham. “</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></div><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/fireVideo

 

 

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