Phoenix Works to Help Local Landscapershttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/finance/2261Finance3/8/2022 3:20:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2261/landscaper.bmpPhoenix Works to Help Local Landscapers<div class="ExternalClass2CA2C7C315994863AF8792E05EC471E7"><html> <p><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">​<span style="color:windowtext;background-color:window;">Earlier this year, the City </span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> </span><span style="color:windowtext;background-color:window;">of Phoenix Finance Department announced a breakthrough program to help local landscape businesses land a contract with the city.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">After a successful introductory webinar in January with more than 100 attendees, the Finance Department is announcing upcoming virtual educational classes to help local landscape companies navigate the city's public contract process, in hopes to spread the wealth to smaller, underrepresented businesses.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">The City of Phoenix will be offering the following virtual classes to assist local business owners:</span></p> <p style="text-align:left;"> <strong>VENDOR SELF-REGISTRATION</strong> <strong>: </strong>Vendors must be registered in the City's eProcurement Self-Registration System at <a target="_blank" href="/financesite/Pages/EProc-help.aspx">https://www.phoenix.gov/financesite/Pages/EProc-help.aspx</a> in order to receive solicitation notices, respond to solicitations and access procurement information. The City may, at its sole discretion, reject any offer from an Offeror who has not registered in the City's eProcurement system.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p> <p> <strong style="font-size:17.3333px;">Week 1 - Training</strong>: Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.<br><strong style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">Topics:</strong><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> Vendor registration, commodity codes, finding and responding to a solicitation</span></p><strong style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"><span style="font-size:17.3333px;">Week 2 - Pre-Offer Conference:</span></strong><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.</span> <p> <strong>Topics:</strong> Review the solicitation by section and answer vendor questions</p> <p> <strong style="font-size:17.3333px;">Week 3 Training</strong><span style="font-size:17.3333px;">:</span> Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.<br><strong style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">Topics:</strong><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> Developing a proposal, pitfalls, terms, and conditions</span></p> <p> <strong style="font-size:17.3333px;">Written Inquiries Due:</strong> Friday, March 25, 2022 </p> <p>All written questions sent via email to the procurement officer by 2:00 p.m.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p> <p> <strong style="font-size:17.3333px;">Week 4 - Training:</strong><span style="font-size:17.3333px;"> </span>Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.</p> <p> <strong>Topics:</strong> Post Contract Award: What's next: performance contract monitoring, invoicing and payments​<br></p> <p> <strong style="font-size:17.3333px;">Bids Due/Opening:</strong> Friday, April 8, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.</p> <p>Submit to: <a target="_blank" href="mailto:procurement@phoenix.gov">procurement@phoenix.gov</a> </p> <p>or </p> <p>Finance Department<br><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">251 W Washington St., 8</span><sup style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">th</sup><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> Floor<br></span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">Phoenix, AZ 85013</span></p> <p style="text-align:left;"> <strong>Important Notes:</strong> </p> <p style="text-align:left;">Offerors should not take exception to the solicitation requirements by marking up the solicitation or submittal/response in any way. All concerns or requests for modification should be e-mailed to the procurement officer <strong>prior to</strong> the due date. Offers submitted with added notes, strikethroughs, exceptions, or contingencies may be deemed non-responsive and eliminated from consideration for award.<br></p> <p>Spanish interpretation services will be available for these trainings.</p> <p>“This educational series is a great opportunity for local businesses in Phoenix." said T.J. Martin, Assistant Finance Director. ““The City of Phoenix Finance Department hopes to award multiple contracts with landscape businesses across Phoenix to help build the local economy by developing local businesses with real chances for consistent earning potential."</p> <p>The City of Phoenix had a budgeted $24.6 million contract for landscaping between 2017 and 2022, almost $5 million annually! That contract expires on May 31, 2022, and Phoenix is looking for new, small business landscapers to contract with and share a piece of the pie!</p> <p> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">If you have any questions, contact the Finance Department at 602-262-7166.</span> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/financeNewsfinanceThe City of Phoenix offering virtual classes to assist local business ownersFinanceAdam Waltz602-781-1334602-534-6648adam.waltz@phoenix.govcityofphoenixaz



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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