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Samuel Chavira Councilmember Samuel “Sammy” Chavira was elected in November 2012 to represent Glendale’s Yucca District and began his term on January 15, 2013. Read more | Contact Info
Yucca Weekly Update
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Yucca Weekly Update
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Glendale HOV Ramps Open at the Loop 101 and Maryland Ave.
Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers & Councilmember Sam Chavira were among those who cut the ribbon on the new Maryland Avenue HOV ramps located at Loop 101.This project, while located in Glendale, has regional implications. The sports facilities in Glendale's Sports and Entertainment District attract hundreds of thousands of people annually from the state and the region and the new amenity will improve traffic flow to and from these venues, as well as benefit commuters using the nearby Park and Ride lot. Watch now
Glendale Today with Councilmember Chavira Highlights Substance Abuse
Glendale Councilmember Sammy Chavira's new edition of the TV show "Glendale Today" features representatives from DrugFreeAZ.org and Glendale's Police Chief Debora Black who discuss substance abuse prevention. Chavira interviews DrugFreeAZ.org's program managers Kim Obert and Theresa Londoño and Police Chief Black about the types of substances abused, why prevention is important, what parents can do and what prevention strategies the Glendale Police Department utilizes. Watch Video
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
Yucca District Meetings: Please check back for upcoming Yucca District Meetings.
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.
Dump the Pump
Councilmember Sam Chavira and Mayor Jerry Weiers were joined by representatives from Valley Metro to celebrate Dump the Pump. Dump the Pump is a nationwide initiative to encourage people to use public transit. Watch now
Councilmember Chavira Joins Glendale Firefighters for Special Training
The Glendale Fire Department recently put the mayor and councilmembers through the paces at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Facility. Check out their training session in this video - watch now.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies Click here to view board and commission vacancies in the Yucca District as well as throughout the city.
Yucca District Amenities
Glendale's Yucca District is
a beautiful area in the western section of Glendale that is home to the University of Phoenix Stadium 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