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Glendale, AZ - Cholla Get the Cholla District Network News!
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. You can also sign up to receive these newsletters via e-mail.
Click here to visit the page now!
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Glendale, AZ - News Redistricting Information
Click here for a special message about redistricting (pdf).
For further information including meeting dates and locations, click here.

Redistribución de la Información

Haga clic aquí para un mensaje especial sobre redistribución de distritos.
Para más información sobre el proceso, incluyendo las fechas y localidades de las reunions, haga clic aqui.
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Save the Date! Cholla District Meeting
Please join Councilmember Manny Martinez at the upcoming Cholla District meeting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 18 at the Foothills Branch Library. The meeting will be held in the Roadrunner Room. More details to come!

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Glendale, AZ - News Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge Grand Opening
Transportation Services hosted the official opening of the Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge over the Loop 101 at 63rd Avenue on Saturday, May 21st. More info and photo slideshow>>
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Glendale, AZ - News Video - Glendale Today with Councilmember Martinez
On this recent Glendale Today Councilmember Manny Martinez highlights a serious and very important topic – Emergency Management. Rob Gunter, Glendale’s Director of Emergency Management, Leonard Fulcher, an American Red Cross Volunteer and Opal Evans, Coordinator of the Glendale Citizen Corps Council will discuss their roles in preparing for, and responding to emergencies. Glendale, AZ - Glendale 11 - Watch Now
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Boards and Commissions Vacancies

Cholla District Vacancy:

  • Citizens Transportation Oversight Commission
  • Library Advisory Board

At-Large Vacancies:

  • Citizens Bicycle Advisory Committee
  • Commission on Persons w/Disabilities
  • Community Development Advisory Committee – Neighborhood Representative
  • Historic Preservation (3 openings)
  • Industrial Development Authority (2 openings)

Proposed City Task Force on Water and Sewer:

  • Citizens interested in appointment to the proposed City Task Force on Water and Sewer can click here to fill out an online application.

Glendale’s 18 boards and commissions assist the City Council in making important policy decisions that impact the community. These volunteer citizen advisory groups research, study and discuss specific Glendale projects and issues and then forward their recommendations to the City Council. Applicants must be city of Glendale residents. Click here for more information.

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2011-2012 Cholla District Capital Improvement Projects
Councilmember Martinez contributed $15,000 to the Citizens Advisory Commission on Neighborhoods for the purpose of funding the Neighborhood Small Grants program.

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Thanks to Volunteers
Special thanks to all the volunteers who continually contribute to making the Cholla District a great place to live. Some of the projects recently completed by volunteer groups include Thunderbird Conservation Park Clean-up and Skunk Creek Wash Clean-up (see photo). I appreciate the all hard work these volunteers did and would like to encourage all groups and individuals to come out and volunteer. If you would like to participate in projects like these, call the Community Volunteer Program at (623) 930-2915.

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Have You Ever Seen a Coyote in Your Neighborhood?
Councilmember Martinez recently invited representatives from Arizona Game and Fish to speak at the Foothills Recreation and Aquatics center about coyotes and other Arizona wildlife. All who attended received valuable information on what to do and how to react when approached by urban coyotes. For those who could not make it, below is some of that information:

  • What Attracts Coyotes?
    Coyotes may visit a home if they find food, water, or shelter there.
    Food can include unattended pets, birds or rodents attracted to bird feeders, pet food, garbage, or fallen fruit.
    Water sources can include a pet’s water bowl or a swimming pool.
    Shelter can include a storm drain or any cave-like area beneath a shed or unused building.

  • What Should I Do?
    If you see a coyote near your home, don’t ignore it. This may cause it to lose its natural fear of people, which can eventually lead to aggressive behavior.

  • To discourage a coyote, immediately:
    Make loud noises.
    Shout and bang pots and pans or rattle empty soda cans with pebbles in it (coyote shaker).
    Wave your hands or objects like sticks and brooms.
    Throw small stones or cans.
    Spray the coyote with a hose.
    Use a commercial repellent like Mace, if necessary, on bold animals that refuse to leave.

  • Click here to visit the Arizona Game and Fish Web site to learn more.



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