Scottsdale Arizona


July/Aug Brush and Bulk Pick Up Schedule by quotes
July 16, 2009, 6:30 pm
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The city provides monthly brush and bulk item collection, offering residents a convenient way to dispose of items too large for refuse containers.

Residents are asked to have brush and bulk items out for pick up by 5 a.m. on Monday the week of scheduled service.
Here’s the upcoming schedule:
** McDonald Drive to Thomas Road and Happy Valley Road to Pinnacle Peak Road: Week of July 13.
** Thomas Road to McKellips Road and Pinnacle Peak Road to Bell Road: Week of July 20.
** Bell Road to Cholla Street and Dynamite Boulevard to northern city
limits: Week of Aug. 3.
** Cholla Street to McDonald Drive and Dynamite Boulevard to Happy Valley Road – includes Sundown Drive between Cactus Road and Shea Boulevard: Week of Aug. 10.

For more information, contact the city’s Solid Waste Management division (480) 312-5600 or visit http://www.ScottsdaleAZ.gov/recycle

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Residents Invited to Apply for City Boards and Commissions by quotes

The Scottsdale City Council invites Scottsdale residents to apply for
volunteer positions opening this spring on several boards and commissions.

Openings will occur on the Board of Adjustment, Building Advisory Board of Appeals, Citizen Bond Review Commission, Development Review Board, Historic Preservation Commission, Human Relations Commission, Human Services Commission, Library Board, Loss Trust Fund Board, McDowell Sonoran Preserve Commission, Neighborhood Enhancement Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission and Transportation Commission.

Applications should be submitted by Friday, May 22, to give Council members adequate time for review. The Council will nominate from the applicant pool on June 2. Those nominated will be interviewed on June 23. Following the interviews, the Council will ppoint residents to three-year terms.

Current members who have completed a first term are eligible for
reappointment to a second term. A complete listing of vacancies and an application form are available on the city’s Web site at www.ScottsdaleAZ.gov. Follow links for “Mayor, Council
and Government” and “Boards and Commissions.”

The application form, which is valid for one year, can also be emailed to
interested residents who call the City Clerk’s office at (480) 312-2412, or may be picked up in the City Clerk’s office in City Hall, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd. All board and commission members need to comply with the City’s Ethics Code.

More information on the Code is also available on the City’s Web site www.ScottsdaleAZ.gov.



Firefighters Collecting Footwear to Benefit those in Need by quotes

The Scottsdale Fire Department, in partnership with the Scottsdale
Firefighters Association Local 3878, is collecting footwear to benefit the
nonprofit Soles4Soulsorganization.

Community members are encouraged to drop off gently worn shoes or boots at one of Scottsdale’s 14 fire stations or the Witzeman Public Safety Building, located at 8401 E. Indian School Road.

Scottsdale Fire Stations are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, however, residents are encouraged to make their donation dropoffs between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

To locate the nearest fire station, visit http://www.ScottsdaleFD.com or call (480) 312-8000.  Fire Department volunteers will pick up the shoes from all the stations on a quarterly basis, starting July 1.  There is currently no end date set for this program.

The footwear collected will be shipped to people in need, whether they are victims of a natural disaster or subject to living in extreme poverty.
Soles4Souls estimates that Americans have 1.5 billion pairs of unused shoes lying in their closets.  The charity can use each and every one of these pairs to make a tangible difference in someone’s life.

For more information about the Soles4Souls organization, visit:
http://www.giveshoes.org



SPRING TRAINING GAMES TO AFFECT SCOTTSDALE CITY COURT PARKING by azhttp

Scottsdale City Court advises customers to plan ahead if visiting the CityCourt on the dates below due to San Francisco Giants’ home games. Parkingavailability for court customers will be affected on these days.Customers are advised to either allow more time for their scheduled visit,or if they do not have a scheduled appearance date and time, to select an

alternate date.

 If a customer has a scheduled court date and time, they should still appearat the court. The best time to visit the court is between 8 and 10:30 a.m.to avoid parking problems. The City Court is located at 3700 N. 75th St.(just north of Scottsdale Stadium on 75th Street).  Please call (480)312-2442 for City Court information. Here are spring training dates when court parking will be affected: Thursday, Feb. 28 at 12:05 PMFriday, Feb. 29 at 12:05 PMMonday, March 3 at 12:05 PMWednesday, March 5 at 12:05 PMFriday, March 7 at 12:05 PMWednesday, March 12 at 1:05 PMFriday, March 14 at 1:05 PMFriday, March 21 at 1:05 PMTuesday, March 25 at 1:05 PM



PUBLIC ART PROGRAM THRIVING IN SCOTTSDALE. by azhttp

The new sound component of The Doors sculpture will be installed and dedicated on Thursday Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. (Scottsdale and Camelback Roads). Designed to extend the sculpture’s sensory experience, its “sound episodes” will include environmental, vocaland musical tones. The program dedication event precedes this fall’s Western ArtWalk scheduled for Downtown Scottsdale from 7 to 9 p.m. The ArtWalk will also feature Hashknife artist Herb Mignery and his bronze works at Trailside Gallery. This fall, the public art program is also unveiling a new photography competition called “I ♥ Public Art.” The photos submitted will be exhibited at the Civic Center Library next spring. More information will be available at http://www.scottsdalepublicart.org



NEIGHBORHOOD CIRCULATOR EXPANSION CONSIDERED by azhttp

NEIGHBORHOOD CIRCULATOR EXPANSION CONSIDERED AT OCT. 15 & 24 COMMUNITY OPEN

HOUSES. City staff is considering expansion of the Neighborhood Connector

trolley service and wants to hear from residents. Two open houses have been

scheduled for community feedback about possible expansion:

**Monday, October 15, 2007, 6-8 p.m., Granite Reef Senior Center, Room #8,

1700 N. Granite Reef Road and

**Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 6-8 p.m., Paiute Neighborhood Center, 6535 E.

Osborn Road, Bldg. 3, Room 1



OPEN HOUSE EVENTS by azhttp

TRANSPORTATION MASTER PLAN UPDATE – COMMUNITY INVITATION TO OCT. 27 & 29

The community is invited to attend either of two open houses to learn about preliminary recommendations and provide input to Scottsdale’s Transportation Master Plan. The open houses will be held:

**Saturday, October 27, 2007, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Civic Center

Library, Gold Room, Lower Level, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd. and

**Monday, October 29, 2007, 6-8 p.m. at the Scottsdale Water Campus, 8787 E.

Hualapai Dr.

For more information visit the city’s web site at

www.ScottsdaleAZ.gov/traffic/transmasterplan.asp

or contact Teresa Huish at (480) 312-7829 or Thuish@ScottsdaleAZ.gov