Glendale officials are increasingly delaying or abandoning the construction of certain city buildings and facilities, even though voters in recent decades have approved general obligation bonds worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Glendale has a new landscaping contractor who will help clean up the city’s alleys.
Jannine Wilmoth, emergency management coordinator at the Glendale Fire Department, and Janet Boberg, coordinator for the Community Emergency Response Team, joined Mayor Jerry Weiers at the Aug. 25 city council meeting to proclaim September 2015 as National Preparedness Month, which is sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Ready Campaign.
The Glendale Star reached out to area school districts last week when reports surfaced that settlement talks between districts and state officials, over millions of dollars in education funding the state owes districts, had reached a stalemate.
Phoenix voters approved last week a sales tax increase to pay for extensions to their city’s light rail, which increases the odds that Glendale will connect with that system in the next decade.
City of Glendale offices will close Sept. 7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
Glendale’s Community Revitalization office will conduct a grant application orientation and workshop addressing key elements of the 2016-17 funding cycle; including, the process of applying for Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) and Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funds. All interested non-profits are invited to attend the workshop 1 p.m. Sept. 9 in Room B3 (basement level) of Glendale City Hall, 5850 W. Glendale Ave.
The City of Glendale and neighboring West Valley communities are hosting the United States Marine Corps Sept. 10 through 13 for Marine Week Phoenix. More than 750 Marines will flood the greater Phoenix area to engage with the American public and demonstrate who they are and how they defend this Nation Sept. 10 to 13.