Government Relations

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Ryan Lee, Intergovernmental Programs Manager
5850 W Glendale Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301

Arizona State CapitolThe Office of Government Relations coordinates the legislative and external activities and programs of the City of Glendale. We carry out the state and federal legislative agenda adopted by the City Council. We research and review state and federal legislation impacting the City. We protect the City’s interests in various stakeholder processes and work to resolve City issues with external partners. We develop reports and policy recommendations to the City Management and City Council. We staff the Mayor and Council on the various federal, state and regional policy committees they hold positions on including, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), the Regional Public Transit Authority (RPTA), the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association (AMWUA), the Arizona League of Cities and Towns, the National League of Cities (NLC), Westmarc and others.

We develop and produce the comprehensive Neighborhood Legislative Link program to train, educate and engage citizens in the legislative process. We carry out other special projects as directed by the City Manager.

For more information, call 623-930-2813