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Glendale, AZ - Councilmember Yvonne Knaack

Barrel District - Meet Vice Mayor Yvonne J. Knaack
Vice Mayor Yvonne Knaack was elected in November 2006 to represent the Barrel District, was re-elected and began her second term in January 2011, and was appointed as Glendale’s first female Vice Mayor in February 2013. She is dedicated to maintaining and improving Glendale neighborhoods. She has worked and owned a business in Glendale since 1970 and has been a resident since 1984. Currently, she is also an agent for State Farm Insurance with a Chartered Life Underwriter designation. Read more | Contact Info | The public is invited to a farewell reception in Vice Mayor Knaack's honor.

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The Public is Invited to a Farewell Reception
A farewell reception in honor of outgoing Vice Mayor Yvonne Knaack and Councilmember Manny Martinez will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 2 from 5 to 6:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers Gallery at Glendale City Hall. Residents, members of the business community, city staff and others are welcome to take the opportunity to say goodbye to these two long-time elected officials. Your  Invitation 

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Get the Barrel District Network News e-mail Bulletin
Get the latest information about what's happening in the Barrel District and the city of Glendale by visiting the Barrel District Network News page. You can also sign up to receive these newsletters via e-mail. Read more

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Vice Mayor Knaack and Michelle Yates

Vice Mayor Knaack Police Chief Debora Black and Police Volunteer Coordinator Marie Shepherd

Glendale Today with Vice Mayor Yvonne Knaack Highlights Community Service Education

Glendale Vice Mayor Yvonne Knaack highlights community service education and encourages citizens to get involved with local government on this new edition of Glendale Today. VM Knaack discusses the HOA Academy and Glendale University with Michelle Yates, Acting Neighborhood Services Coordinator  with the city’s Parks & Recreation division, and Police Chief Debora Black and Police Volunteer Coordinator Marie Shepherd share insight on the Citizen Police Academy.
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Beginning Sept. 24, City Council Meetings to Start at 6 p.m.
The Glendale City Council voted at their Aug. 13 meeting to change the start time for evening city council meetings from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m. This change will begin with the Sept. 24 council meeting. Read more | Watch Video

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Image of video for Bike and Walk to School Day Vice Mayor Knaack Joins Students for Walk & Bike to School Day
Students at Desert Palms Elementary School celebrated International Walk & Bike to School Day along with some very special crossing guards. Mayor Jerry Weiers, Vice Mayor Yvonne Knaack and Coyotes mascot Howler partnered with school faculty, students and public safety officials to educate students on safety while traveling to school. Watch video
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Glendale, AZ - Barrel District News Glendale Councilmembers React to the Finalization of the Coyotes Sale
The city of Glendale is very pleased with the announcement from the National Hockey League (NHL) that IceArizona Acquisition Co., LLC has finalized its purchase of the team. The city is looking forward to working with IceArizona to continue the long-term presence and success of the Coyotes in Glendale. As we move forward, the city and team will focus on building momentum for this season by welcoming new and returning fans to Glendale's Sports and Entertainment District and supporting the many shops and restaurants that make up this important economic engine for the city.
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Glendale, AZ - Barrel Judge Finn Honored with Award from the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Vice Mayor Knaack nominated and presented Glendale Presiding Judge Elizabeth Finn with an award from the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence recently in recognition of her work to combat domestic violence.
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Glendale, AZ - News National Register of Historic Places
Thunderbird Estates / McDonald Addition subdivision, located between Northern Ave. and Royal Palm Rd. from 57th Dr. to 59th Ave., is the first Barrel District neighborhood to become eligible to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The nomination was considered by the State Historic Site Selection Committee in late January.  At that time the committee recommended to the State Historic Preservation Officer that the nomination be sent to the Keeper of the National Register. The Keeper makes the final determination to list or reject the nomination on the National Register.  48 properties were nominated as typifying the Ranch House of Post World War II.
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Glendale, AZ - News Boards and Commissions Vacancies
Click here to view board and commission vacancies in the Barrel District as well as throughout the city.
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Barrel District Amenities
Glendale's Barrel District is a beautiful area in the central section of Glendale, that includes the Sahuaro Ranch Park and more than a dozen other great recreation spots. Visit the amenities page to find out where parks and important city facilities in the area are located. Read more

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Glendale, AZ - Barrel

Barrel Demographic Profile
Based on 1990 - 2000 Census, 2007 Estimates and 2012 Projections
Calculated using Proportional Block Groups
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