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Vice Mayor Garcia, Councilwoman Ansari to Host Virtual Climate Equity Event “The Air We Breathe” on June 26https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/1962City Council District 76/23/2021 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1962/Newsroom_Council_News_07.jpgVice Mayor Garcia, Councilwoman Ansari to Host Virtual Climate Equity Event “The Air We Breathe” on June 26<div class="ExternalClassA3D93465FEE94B909D9538C1240F4CB4"><html> <p style="text-align:center;"></p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <div style="text-align:center;"> <span style="font-size:13.3333px;"> <em><strong>Joined by the American Lung Association, Chispa Arizona to Discuss Air Quality and Receive Feedback on the City of Phoenix’s draft Climate Action Plan</strong></em><strong> </strong></span><strong> </strong></div> <br>Phoenix, AZ — The City of Phoenix is set to debut a revised Climate Action Plan in the fall and is seeking community feedback by July 17th. This Saturday, June 26, 2021, from 10:00 -11:30 a.m., residents have a virtual opportunity to discuss the importance of equitable solutions for addressing the climate crisis with Vice Mayor Garcia, representing District 8, and Councilwoman Ansari, representing District 7. <br><br>During these sessions, Phoenix residents can engage in conversations about air quality and protecting public health through strategies that center youth voices, local businesses, environmental justice and better serve those most impacted by the effects of climate change.<br><br><strong>What:</strong> The Air We Breathe: Climate Equity in Phoenix (Virtual Workshop)<br><br><strong>Who: </strong>Vice Mayor Carlos Garcia, Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari in partnership with the American Lung Association and Chispa Arizona<br><br><strong>When:</strong> Saturday, June 26, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. <br><br><strong>Register:</strong> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:107%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:rgb(0, 0, 255);"><a href="https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpdeutqTMsEtzk8BdOQOICjiva92nhBSjr" target="_blank">bit.ly/d7d8climate</a></span>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br><br><strong>Media Contact:</strong><br> Maria Lopez​<br> (623)703-6830<br> maria.lopez@phoenix.gov<br><div style="text-align:center;">###</div><br><p><strong>ABOUT COUNCILWOMAN YASSAMIN ANSARI<br></strong>Ansari is the youngest woman ever elected in Phoenix City Council history and the first Iranian American elected to public office in the state of Arizona. Phoenix is the fifth largest and fastest-growing city in the United States. Ansari is determined to build sustainable, equitable communities that serve future generations.<br></p></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7District 7District 7YassaminAnsariStephanie Bracken602-769-0717602-495-5405stephanie.bracken@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/15/Stephanie_Bracken.jpgDistrict7PHX

 

 

Former Eye Opener Restaurant gets New Life helping kick off new ventures along Hatcher Road.https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/planning-and-development/2444Planning and Development8/12/2022 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/s3KZdWm2AwQ Former Eye Opener Restaurant gets New Life helping kick off new ventures along Hatcher Road.<div class="ExternalClass305E4A1FF9DE4F39ACDC7561FC5B6DCA"><html> <p> <span data-offset-key="clmos-0-0">This new adaptive reuse project could be one of many new ventures along Hatcher Road. Check out the "Eye Opener's" conversion from a restaurant to a vintage furniture showroom with help from staff & Councilwoman Deb Stark.</span>​</p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/pddVideo
Phoenix Firefighters Use "Fido Bag" To Save Family Pethttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/fire/2443Fire8/12/2022 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2443/dog 2.jpgPhoenix Firefighters Use "Fido Bag" To Save Family Pet<div class="ExternalClass5E97A77AC0C4452DBAAAF32F7FCB410C"><html> <p>​</p>Phoenix firefighters rescued a dog from a smoke-filled apartment in Phoenix on Thursday afternoon. Firefighters responded to reports of a fire near 19th Avenue and Dunlap and arrived to find a single apartment filled with heavy black smoke. <br><br>Upon arrival, fully turned-out firefighters from Engine 960 conducted a thorough search of the apartment; that's where they found an unresponsive dog. Firefighters carried the dog out of the apartment and quickly began resuscitation efforts.<br>​<br>Phoenix firefighters from stations 20 and 60 worked together to deploy a <a href="https://thefetchfoundation.com/fido-bags" target="_blank">'Fido Bag'</a>: Fido Bags are life-saving tools that are supplied to local fire departments and professional K9 Handlers from <a href="https://thefetchfoundation.com/home" target="_blank">the Fetch Foundation</a>.<br><br>Fido Bags contain reusable oxygen masks that have been specially designed to fit the nose of small pets including cats and rabbits and will also fit the muzzle of a large dog.<br><br>First responders on the scene used bottles of water to cool down the dog as they used the oxygen from the Fido Bag to help resuscitate it. <br><br>Thanks to support from the Automatic Aid System, the Glendale Fire Department was also on the scene and assisted with the efforts. <br><br>As the dog laid on the sidewalk receiving treatment, the owners watched from a distance. After a few minutes the dog regained consciousness and began to wag its tail. Shortly after, the dog was happily reunited with its family.<br><br><p>The Phoenix Fire Department wants to thank the Fetch Foundation for its support. The Fido Bag system offers pets across the Valley the best chance of survival in the case of an emergency.​​<br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/fireNews
Phoenix Awarded $25M RAISE Grant to Build Rio Salado Bike/Ped Bridgehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/street-transportation/2441Street Transportation8/11/2022 11:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2441/USDOT Rio Salado bridge presser.jpgPhoenix Awarded $25M RAISE Grant to Build Rio Salado Bike/Ped Bridge<div class="ExternalClassE151A7F15FF6451AAC5144BFB56747CC"><html> <p>​U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego joined a host of community members and elected officials on Thursday at the Rio Salado Audubon Center to announce that the City of Phoenix is the recipient of a $25 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant. City staff submitted an application for the grant earlier this year.<br></p><p>WATCH: <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2442">Rio Salado Bike/Ped Bridge RAISE Grant News Conference​</a><br></p><p>Phoenix will use the discretionary federal funding to construct the long-proposed Rio Salado Bike and Pedestrian Bridge, that will cross the river bed in alignment with 3rd Street and create impactful connectivity between south Phoenix and the city's downtown region.</p><p>When completed, the bridge will provide residents without a motor vehicle, or who prefer not to drive on every trip, with a safe option to cross the Rio Salado and gain improved access to jobs, schools, services and other opportunities. The bridge also will offer a convenient connection to the currently under construction South Central Light Rail Extension, and provide residents with increased recreational and exercise options with its proximity to the trails within the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area.</p><p>In addition to the construction of the bridge, the project will include solar lighting upgrades along the existing Rio Salado pathway from Central Avenue to 40th Street.<br></p><p>Updates about the project and information regarding future community feedback opportunities will be available on the <a target="_blank" href="/streets/3rdStreetRioSalado">3rd Street Rio Salado Projects webpage</a>. <br></p><p>Congress dedicated $2.2 billion in fiscal year 2022 RAISE grants to fund projects like this one that have a significant local or regional transportation impact. RAISE funding is a result of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that was passed by Congress in November 2021.​<br></p><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/streetsNews

 

 

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