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Camelback Mountain's Cholla Trail set to Reopen Fridayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/2504City Council District 69/29/2022 3:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/4hKmeTWgDZsCamelback Mountain's Cholla Trail set to Reopen Friday<div class="ExternalClass6E0844C7DF804286982F9724AA881F1D"><html> <p> Cholla Trail at Camelback Mountain is reopening to the public this Friday, Sept. 30, 2022! After an extensive public and development process, we are now open as one of the best local trails in Arizona, if not in the United States. </p> <p>The trail has been closed due to construction and a trailhead realignment that moves the trailhead from Cholla Lane to Invergordon Road. The new trailhead will now offer hikers amenities such as a drinking fountain, restrooms and bike racks. </p> <p>I want to personally thank local residents and hikers for their patience in the construction of Cholla Trail. </p> <p> <a target="_blank" href="https://action.phoenix.gov/c1.pl?a5cb73537b8ca9f2d21fcdc9d491268d32726d81dbcf4349cb99f88a0304e691">Read more about the Cholla Trail realignment project here.</a>​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Videodistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Phoenix to Unveil New Fishing Dock for People of All Abilities https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/2501City Council District 69/28/2022 8:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2501/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06-2.jpgPhoenix to Unveil New Fishing Dock for People of All Abilities <div class="ExternalClass5F350D0C187A4CF1AACD624A25A62803"><html> <p></p><strong>WHAT: </strong>ADA Accessible Fishing Dock Ribbon Cutting<br><br><strong>WHEN:</strong> Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at 10 a.m.<br><strong><br>WHERE:</strong> 625 North Galvin Parkway (North of the main entrance to Phoenix Zoo)<br><strong><br>WHO:</strong> Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio, Parks and Recreation staff, Ability 360 Spokesperson<br><br>To increase fishing access for everyone at Papago Park, the Parks and Recreation Department is unveiling an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) approved covered fishing dock on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 10 a.m.<br><br>Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio and the Parks and Recreation Department worked with The Mission Continues, a 9/11 veteran’s group, to help build the dock, that will ensure everyone, regardless of ability, is able to fish and enjoy the outdoors. <br><br>“Fishing is a great pastime that any person, of any ability, should have access to,” Councilman Sal DiCiccio said. “I am proud to have worked with our City and other partners to expand accessibility in meaningful ways for our residents, and I encourage you to come check out the new dock!<br><br>“Nearly all Papago Park ponds have sloped, dirt, banks that can be difficult and unsafe for certain challenged members of the fishing community,” Parks and Recreation Department Director Cynthia Aguilar said. “This unique dock is a big step forward in our goal to achieve equality throughout the department.”<br><br>To make accessibility even easier, the location for the fishing dock is on the largest pond adjacent to the main parking area which includes multiple ADA parking spaces.<br><br>The City is welcoming local media to the ribbon cutting event to help spread the word to community members that the dock is open and ready for use! ​<br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Councilman Sal DiCiccio's Statement on Neighborhood Lawsuit Against City of Phoenixhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/2439City Council District 68/11/2022 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2439/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgCouncilman Sal DiCiccio's Statement on Neighborhood Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix<div class="ExternalClass00E49F092A2445A393E4C58ECAE5F03F"><html> <p> </p><p>"For more than 30 years, this neighborhood has been victimized, and the perpetrator, City of Phoenix, has not only failed to address the situation, but has been an accomplice to the problem.</p><p>Yesterday, a group of neighbors, business and property owners took matters into their own hands and filed a lawsuit against the City of Phoenix to protect their property and neighborhood. The City failed them, and now this has to be handled by the court. This neighborhood is victimized by violence, infested with drugs, human waste, blight, and personal and property damage on a daily basis.</p><p>No neighborhood should have to bear this burden."<br></p><br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Councilman Sal DiCiccio’s Statement on Announcement of Interim Police Chiefhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/2427City Council District 67/29/2022 8:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2427/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgCouncilman Sal DiCiccio’s Statement on Announcement of Interim Police Chief<div class="ExternalClassF7A19AAC1FA245D2A761F39F3B99843B"><html> <p>​​"Congratulations to Police Deputy Commissioner Michael Sullivan who was chosen to lead the Phoenix Police Department as the interim police chief.  My hope is that he leads this department with the utmost professionalism and a priority to serve and protect our families from the increasing crimes and homicides our City has been experiencing.</p> <p>I appreciate that Deputy Commission Sullivan has DOJ experience and can steer our department through the ongoing investigation. As I have said before, I welcome another set of eyes to see what we already know: that we have a department staffed by dedicated individuals who go to great lengths to protect our community and do so honorably and fairly."<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Councilman Sal DiCiccio’s Statement on Increased Phoenix Police Pay https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/2386City Council District 66/16/2022 2:30:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2386/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgCouncilman Sal DiCiccio’s Statement on Increased Phoenix Police Pay <div class="ExternalClass5C132BBE0D0E458780E0D0141E2655F5"><html> <p>"Great news! We approved increasing pay for our police officers, making our department the highest paid agency in the state.​​<br></p> <p>This is only one step toward restoring credibility with our true heroes. Politicians must stop listening to the anti-police whackos demanding to 'defund the police'. Until politicians stop, police will continue leaving in masses, putting our families in great danger. No amount of money will keep police on the job if they are under attack."<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Councilman Sal DiCiccio’s Statement on National Police Week https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/2352City Council District 65/16/2022 3:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2352/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgCouncilman Sal DiCiccio’s Statement on National Police Week <div class="ExternalClass2798E5B3D3614B6090BDB8BBB7930F87"><html> "I invite you to join me in paying respect to our Phoenix Police officers during this National Police Week: May 15 - 21. This week is intended to honor those who risk their lives every day in the line of duty, as well as the fallen officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Our men and women in blue need to feel our support now, more than ever.  <br><br> Frankly, one week feels like not enough.<br><br> I want to specifically recognize Officer Ginarro New and Officer Matt Hefter — two Phoenix Police officers we lost in the past year. Their sacrifice does not go unnoticed. <br><br> Phoenix City Hall will be lit up in blue in honor of National Police Week. I encourage that symbol to be a reminder to you, and to City leadership, of the significance of honoring, thanking, and remembering our officers, and the consequences we face when we fail to do so." ​​​<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Councilman DiCiccio's Statement on Controversial Street Signs: 'It's OK to say NO to panhandlers'https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/2340City Council District 65/5/2022 7:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2340/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgCouncilman DiCiccio's Statement on Controversial Street Signs: 'It's OK to say NO to panhandlers'<div class="ExternalClass892F537088044212A6EC6C38E600FEDF"><html> <p>​"As of right now, my district is the only district with these signs directing people to give to shelters, instead of giving to people on the streets. I fully support these controversial signs and here's why: Individuals asking for money on street corners or medians create unsafe situations that neither benefit the individual nor our community. But when we give to shelters, who are doing angel work to help those same people get back on their feet with resources like drug rehab or other behavioral health programs, we can have more hope of effecting help. Like the signs read, it's OK to say NO to panhandlers. Give to your local shelters, instead." <br></p><div style="text-align:center;"> <img style="width:300px;margin:5px;" class="" alt="16th St and Camelback (4).jpg" src="https://action.phoenix.gov/users/myteam46126/Media5040.jpg" /> </div><p style="text-align:center;">16th Street & Camelback Road</p><div style="text-align:center;"> <img style="width:300px;margin:5px;" class="" alt="SR51 and Glendale (6).jpg" src="https://action.phoenix.gov/users/myteam46126/Media5041.png" /> </div><p style="text-align:center;">SR51 & Glendale Avenue<br></p><div style="text-align:center;"> <img style="width:300px;margin:5px;" class="" alt="32nd St and Camelback (2).jpg" src="https://action.phoenix.gov/users/myteam46126/Media5042.png" /> </div><p style="text-align:center;">32nd Street & Camelback Road​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Councilman DiCiccio Announces Reopening of Pecos Pool in District 6 for Summer 2022 https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/2339City Council District 65/5/2022 5:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2339/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgCouncilman DiCiccio Announces Reopening of Pecos Pool in District 6 for Summer 2022 <div class="ExternalClass7100C1E63ADA416A9345540209C522EA"><html> <p> ​“More great news for Ahwatukee residents — Pecos Pool made the list this summer of Phoenix city pools officially opening! Only about half of Phoenix pools will be reopening in 2022 due to lifeguard shortages. With 100+ degree days just around the corner, I was excited to work with our Parks and Recreation Department to ensure Pecos Pool was available to the public for another summer. Swim lessons will also be available throughout the summer at Pecos Pool. As a father, I know how important it is for kids to be able to access their community pools for cool, safe, and active entertainment to beat the desert heat.”</p> <p>Pecos Pool will open for the season on Memorial Day Weekend (May 28 - 30). The pool will then be open six days a week from June 4 through July 31 (closed on Fridays). Admission to swim at Pecos Pool is $1 for ages 17 and under, $1 for ages 60 and older, and $3 for adults (18-59).</p> <p>Swim lessons registration opens on May 12 at noon, and you can <a target="_blank" data-cke-saved-href="https://action.phoenix.gov/c1.pl?3538c17f61c10a2d0bbb1485bf2f9b45da177c887dd80a0f5439f73ad3831f29" href="https://action.phoenix.gov/c1.pl?3538c17f61c10a2d0bbb1485bf2f9b45da177c887dd80a0f5439f73ad3831f29">register online here</a>. There are four swim lesson sessions:​<br> </p> <ul> <li>Session A: June 6 to June 16, 2022<br></li> <li>Session B: June 20 to June 30, 2022<br></li> <li>Session C: July 5 to July 14, 2022<br></li> <li>Session D: July 18 to July 28, 2022​<br></li></ul> <br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio

 

 

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