Ocotillo District - Meet Councilmember
Councilmember Alvarez was elected in November 2010 to represent the Ocotillo District beginning January 2011. She currently serves on the Government Services Committee and is a past member of the Glendale Development Advisory Board and the Community Development Advisory Committee. Read more | Contact Info
Ocotillo Weekly Update
Get the latest information about what's happening in the Ocotillo District and the city of Glendale by visiting the Ocotillo Weekly Update page. Sign up to receive these newsletters via e-mail. Read more
Glendale Today with Councilmember Norma Alvarez on the Don Mensendick School Honor Band
The latest edition of Glendale Today features Councilmember Norma Alvarez as she highlights the Don Mensendick School’s Honor Band and the impact music has on youth in the community, and explores the various programs offered by Jivemind, a local music lab in downtown Glendale. Joe Quintana, Superintendent of the Glendale Elementary School District and Band Director Glen Graca share how a donation from Councilmember Alvarez was responsible for the purchase of instruments. Later in the show, two talented students, Emily Ramirez-Lara and Joel Valdez, share what being in the band has meant to them and the Honor Band showcase their skills with a short performance. The show airs Fridays at 8 p.m. and at various other times throughout the week. TV Guide Watch Now
Glendale Youth Town Hall
More than 50 middle and high school youths gathered recently at Apollo High School for a Youth Town Hall hosted by Glendale Councilmembers Norma Alvarez and Ian Hugh. This event featured guest speakers and activities designed to engage them to look forward and to get active in their communities as leaders. 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
Ocotillo District Meetings: Please check back for upcoming Ocotillo District Meetings.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies Click here to view board and commission vacancies in the Ocotillo District as well as throughout the city.
Ocotillo District Amenities
Glendale's Ocotillo District is a beautiful area in the central section of Glendale, that is rich in history 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