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Meet District 3 Councilwoman Debra Stark -The Stark ReportDeborah Sedillo Dugan of PHXTX introduces us to newly appointed Phoenix City Councilwoman Debra Stark in the first edition of The Stark Report.
How to Pay Your City Services Bill OnlineCity of Phoenix water customers have several different ways to pay their city services bill online. Find out all options and get step by step instructions.
City Update-- VITA Tax Preparation
News Conference -  Phoenix and Ameresco Break Ground on 91st Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant Biogas ProjectAmeresco, Inc., a leading renewable energy and energy efficiency company, and the city of Phoenix today hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking event for the start of a multi-million dollar wastewater treatment biogas utilization project at the 91st Ave Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). This project is expected to reduce carbon emissions by nearly 45,000 tons per year, the equivalent of taking over 70,000 cars off the road or planting over 87,000 acres of tress every year.
City Update - YouthBuild Accepting ApplicationsThe City of Phoenix YouthBuild program is accepting applications from youth 16-24 years old who are at-risk or have not successfully completed their secondary education.The program offers youth development services that support the completion of High School Equivalency, (HSE), exam, provide academic and work-related skills, career pathways, leadership, and community development.
Pavement Assessment Ride-Along - Gateway to PhoenixIn this segment of Gateway to Phoenix, Councilman Gates is on location in District 3 to check out the Streets Department’s Pavement Assessment Van with Rubben Lolly, a civil engineer with the city’s Streets Department. The van has special monitoring equipment that allows the operator to make immediate, real-time assessments of pavement quality while at cruising speed. This allows the Streets Department to assess miles of pavement on city streets to set priorities for re-paving and repair projects. In addition to learning details about the van, the councilman also got to ride along with the van to see how its technology is put to work to keep streets smooth and safe.
Inside Phoenix - Compliance Assistance ProgramInside Phoenix - Compliance Assistance Program
Phoenix Section 8 Housing Information - City UpdateThe city of Phoenix Housing Department will accept online applications for the Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8 through Friday, Aug. 12 at 5 p.m. Once the application period closes, 10,000 applicants will be randomly selected using a lottery system and will be placed on the wait list. "We are thrilled that Phoenix can now offer this program electronically versus having residents stand in long lines and fill out applications by hand," said Cindy Stotler, Housing Department Director. "Customer service comes first and in order to better serve our customers, the online application will be offered in English and Spanish, residents will have several days to apply, and everyone will have an equal opportunity to get on the wait list through a lottery selection process." Residents are required to complete their applications ONLINE ONLY at phoenix.gov/housing. Public facilities such as libraries and community centers will provide computer access at no cost. The city's HCV program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and is available for low-income individuals and families to provide safe and decent affordable housing. Program participants pay at least 30 percent of their adjusted gross monthly income toward their rent to a private landlord of their choice and the program pays the landlord the remaining balance of the rent. Families from the Section 8 wait list are selected in accordance with HUD requirements and local preferences.
Help Keep Phoenix Graffiti Free!Report graffiti in your community by calling 602-534-4444, extension 1, email blight@phoenix.gov (be sure to include the address if you know it) or click on "report it" on phoenix.gov and complete the online blight reporting form.
City Update - Youth Build, Phoenix Economic Development DepartmentKimberly Faust, Youth Workforce Development Supervisor talks with Deborah Sedillo Dugan about the services offered at YouthBuild.
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Councilwoman Kate Gallego - On the go with Kate GallegoIn this episode of "On the Go," the councilwoman talks with Sonya Pastor of Valley Metro about the Central Avenue Light Rail expansion. Also a story about the councilwoman teaming up with Valley Metro and veterans from the Arizona State Home to lower light rail fare readers to make them more accessible to people that use wheelchairs. She’ll also interview the Vector Control Division Manager from Maricopa County Environmental Services about local mosquito control efforts in the wake of this summer’s wet monsoon.
Planning and Development Assistant Director Cindy Stotler - Doing What MattersMay is Building Safety Month, a public awareness campaign to help customers better understand what it takes to create safe, resilient, affordable and energy-efficient homes and buildings. Cindy is a Phoenix native, a Certified Public Manager, and has both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Northern Arizona University. Cindy has worked for the City of Phoenix for 25 years and has held positions in four City departments. She has served as Planning & Development Assistant Director for 12 years. Cindy is currently working on several projects to help streamline the development process, such as the Self-Certification Program which allows licensed professionals to attend city training and be certified to perform their own code compliance review.
Public Works - Solid Waste and Sanitation PromoPublic Works - Solid Waste and Sanitation Promo
Inside Phoenix - Ironwood Library Celebrates 25 YearsIn this electronic age, libraries are more relevant than ever! The Ironwood Library is an important community hub that not only continues to serve the evolving needs of its patrons after 25 years, but also promotes leadership skills and a love for lifelong learning among young people.
Christine Mackay, Phoenix Community Economic Director explains why the City of Phoenix is Hot!Christine Mackay, Phoenix Community Economic Director explains why the City of Phoenix is Hot!
Housing Supportive Services Coordinator Zona Pacheco - Doing What MattersThe city has great partners for many different projects, but one in particular is a unique partnership program that was developed by city employee Zona Pacheco. Zona works with the Housing Department as a Housing Supportive Services Coordinator. She established an internship program with the Arizona State University School of Social Work that works with full time staff providing case management to over 450 Hope VI public housing residents. Student interns from both the Masters and Bachelors Programs are provided real work experience providing case management and program development while earning their degree. Today, the program has grown to approximately 15 interns each year. Other partnerships with AARP and Phoenix Job Corps provide work based learning experiences at no cost to the city.
On the Job, Albert Santana, Light Rail Administrator
Water Works - Water Supplies, Past, Present and Future, Part 2 of 2Host Ken Kroski interviews Water Services Director Kathryn Sorensen, AZ Municipal Water Users Assoicaion Executive Director Kathleen Ferris, and CAP's Mike Lacey.
Phoenix Self Defense Class Highlights - SpecialPhoenix Self Defense Class Highlights - Special
Monsoon Preparedness @ Emergency Ops. Center - Phoenix2020In this segment of Phoenix 2020, Councilman Nowakowski visits the city’s Emergency Operations Center to discuss monsoon preparedness with Deputy Fire Chief Shelly Jamison. The two discuss what residents can do to prepare for and stay safe during monsoon. They also discuss the resources the city has to help residents as well as those ready to respond to monsoon-related storm damage.
On the Issues with Councilwoman Thelda Williams - Phoenix Sister Cities and Chinese WeekOn this episode of “On the Issues,” Councilwoman Thelda Williams highlights the importance of the Phoenix Sister Cities program in fostering relationships between the residents of Phoenix and it’s sister cities through economic development and education and cultural exchange programs. In the first half of the show, Councilwoman Williams explores the Sister Cities Program with Protocol Program Administrator Paula West. In the second half of the show, the councilwoman and Paula are joined by Elaine Wong, president of Phoenix Chinese Week, to learn more about this year’s Chinese Week festivities, held each February in Phoenix at Margaret T. Hance Park. For more information: http://phoenixsistercities.org http://phoenixchineseweek.org
Phoenix Service Line Protection Partnership Program with Service Line Warranties of AmericaPhoenix Service Line Protection Partnership Program with Service Line Warranties of America Connect to the City of Phoenix on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube: Facebook users click here http://www.Facebook.com/cityofphoenix Twitter users click here https://twitter.com/CityofPhoenixAZ or follow at @CityofPhoenixAZ; @watchphx11 Subscribe to our YouTube channel at http://www.Youtube.com/cityofphoenixaz Watch Phoenix 11 live on the web http://phoenix.gov/citygovernment/phx11/index.html
Play Pickleball at Sunnyslope Community Center! - Gateway to PhoenixJoin Councilman Gates as he meets with Ambassador Mary Travis to learn about one of the hottest new sports: Pickleball!
City Update - Parking Meters Fee ChangesPHXTV Station Manager Deborah Sedillo talks with Matt Heil of the Streets Transportation Department about the increase in fees for parking meters that take effect Aug. 18, 2014.