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Manny Martinez

Cholla District - Meet Councilmember Manny Martinez
Councilmember Manny Martinez was appointed to represent the Cholla District in October 1996, elected in March 1998 and re-elected in 2002, 2006 and 2010. He served as Glendale’s Vice Mayor from January 2007 through June 2010. Martinez is a member and past Chair of the MAG Human Services Coordinating Committee and is Chair of the Glendale Government Services Committee. Prior to joining the Council, Councilmember Martinez served a two-year term on the Glendale Commission on Neighborhoods and participated on the Glendale Magnetic Mile Committee.
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| Contact Info |  The public is invited a farewell reception in honor of Councilmember Martinez

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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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Glendale Today: Councilmember Manny Martinez takes a look back
Glendale Councilmember Manny Martinez of the Cholla District looks back on the many years he’s lived in Glendale on his new edition of the TV show Glendale Today. The show highlights Councilmember Martinez’s early years growing up in Glendale, the changes the city has seen over that time and his life-long commitment to public service. Communications Director Julie Watters asks Councilmember Martinez the questions as he shares his childhood memories, discusses the growth and development of the city and highlights projects in the Cholla District he’s most proud of. Councilmember Martinez retires in December. VIDEO: Councilmember Martinez reflects

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Thank you to all who attended the October Cholla District meeting!

Special guests included Tom Duensing, Glendale’s new Finance and Tech Director, who talked about the Finance Department and the city’s budget, and Jack Friedline, Glendale’s new Public Works Director, who discussed the areas he oversees, including Sanitation and Transportation.

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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

Glendale, AZ - Cholla 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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New Sprouts Farmers Market Opens in North Glendale
Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the nation's fastest growing retailers, has opened a new store in north Glendale at 67th Avenue and Deer Valley Road. Glendale's Community and Economic Development Department provided business assistance to Sprouts as the company chose Glendale for the new location and remodeled a former vacant grocery store. On August 7, 2013, the new Sprouts officially opened with hundreds of eager Glendale residents waiting to get a peek inside. Sprouts Farmers Market now has three locations in Glendale. Watch Video

Glendale, AZ - Cholla Glendale Breaks Ground at Van Tuyl Group's New Dealership
Golden shovels officially scooped dirt to signify the construction of the city of Glendale’s newest car dealership, Arrowhead Cadillac, at 83rd Avenue and Bell Road. The 55,000-square-foot luxury Cadillac dealership is a $16 million investment in north Glendale by Arrowhead Cadillac, an independent dealership affiliated with Van Tuyl Group, Inc. which provides management consulting services to the largest group of privately held dealerships in the United States. Watch video of the groundbreaking | View slideshow

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Glendale Water Walk 2013
Councilmember Martinez, Glendale Fire, along with an army of volunteers and city staff, took to the streets of Glendale to spread the word about water safety.
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Glendale, AZ - Cholla Get the Cholla District Network News e-mail Bulletin
Get the latest information about what's happening in the Cholla District and the city of Glendale by visiting the Cholla District Network News page. Sign up to receive these newsletters via e-mail. Read more
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Boards and Commissions Vacancies
Click here to view board and commission vacancies in the Cholla District as well as throughout the city.

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Cholla District Amenities
Glendale's Cholla District is a beautiful area in the northern section of Glendale, that is rich in desert beauty and includes more than a dozen 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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