Archive for April, 2009

Opportunity for Public Input in the Papago Park Regional Master Plan

The cities of Tempe, Phoenix, and Scottsdale together with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community are inviting Papago Park users to participate in a series of public workshops to develop a vision and series of recommendations to guide the future of the park as a premier regional park.

The first workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. There are two sessions to choose from:

Phoenix Zoo
Stone House Pavillion
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
455 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 273-1341


Supai Middle School
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
6720 E. Continental
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
(480) 484-5800

Please visit the project website to learn more about the project.

Your participation and support will help plan the future of Papago Park!

Public participation is encouraged throughout the planning process. If you are unable to attend the 4/29 workshop, please go to the website on or after 4/29 to participate in the Workshop #1 – Vision & Values Survey. It will take just a few minutes of your time, but will help plan for the future of Papago Park!

Save the date! Workshop #2 will be June 15 and Workshop #3 is August 20. You can also sign up online to receive project updates.

If you are unable to attend the workshops, you may participate online, request information by email at, or call the project hotline at (480) 391-6800.

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The next Action Team meeting will be held Tuesday, April 28 at 6 p.m. in the Don Cassano Community Room located at 200 E. Fifth Street, 2nd floor.

The next City of Tempe public meeting will be held Monday, May 18 at 6 p.m. in the Don Cassano Community Room located at 200 E. Fifth Street, 2nd floor. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the progress of this project . The agenda will include reviewing public comments, reviewing the traffic study, reviewing design concepts, and discussing next steps.

For more info on the project, see:

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Help honor Bike Hero! Come to the Tempe City Council Meeting on April 23rd from 6:00 to 7:30 to hear who won and support the City of Tempe’s efforts to reward people important to cycling in Tempe.

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