As news broke last week that members of the Glendale City Council were discussing the possibility that the Arizona Coyotes may have defaulted on their agreement with the city, at least three members of the council have confirmed they may begin looking into how to void the deal.
The election season got off to an early start May 21 at a ‘Business after Hours” Glendale Chamber of Commerce meeting when Mayor Jerry Weiers formally announced he will seek re-election.
The Peoria Unified School District Governing Board voted unanimously last week to call for a 13-percent override election in November, with opponents arguing against a tax increase and supporters saying the additional funds will attract and retain teachers.
Some might say Richard Bowers is just the “acting” city manager, but he has reorganized city management and Glendale City Council last week extended his contract through the end of August.
For the first time in its recorded history, the City of Glendale will hold a recall election as the Maricopa County election officials certified May 13 that the Recall Councilmember Gary Sherwood had acquired enough signatures to force a recall election Nov. 3.
Glendale City Council at a meeting last month expressed some concern about not having enough patrol officers for the city’s police department, while the department says it can recruit enough people to fill its vacancies.
After the majority of events during Super Bowl XLIX were held in downtown Phoenix, the city of Glendale again will host a major football game but not the major events leading up to the game.
Members of Glendale City Council have expressed concerns recently about the average time it takes local firefighters to respond to a 911 call, which is more than a minute and half longer than the national standard.