Thank you for reading the COGS E-Newsletter.
This can be a busy weekend. The public art piece, Soleri
Bridge, is located on the western side of Scottsdale Road just
south of Camelback Road and today is the day to walk the bridge as
it is a huge sundial. The shadow should follow the equinox line.
Then you might stroll the canal and enjoy Saturday in the shops
along 5th Avenue including Marshall Way.
EVENTS TO ENJOY THIS WEEKEND:
- Today, Saturday the 21st..
- Kids Day at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park on the SE
corner of Scottsdale Rd and Indian Bend Rd. Terrific
events for the family.
- 8:00 AM Arizona Touch of Class Miniature Horse Show Free
Two-days of Miniature Horses demonstrating they can keep
up with the big guys. Halter, driving, liberty, costume,
and trail classes. in WestWorld
- 9:00 AM Celebration of Fine Art visit www.celebrateart.com
Watch art as it's being created by more than 100 artists
set up in their working studios.
- 10:00 AM Catch "big air" at Wedge Skatepark
Competition in El Dorado Park southern end. Age groups
start at 10 and younger. Registration is $10 and space is
limited. Participants under 18 must have a parent present
at time of registration.
- Noon Experience music and culture of Arizona's original
residents at Native Trails: Free Memorable musical
performances and traditional dances take place from noon
to 1 p.m. most Thursdays and Saturdays in Civic Center on
the grassy amphitheater in front of the Performing Arts
- Sunday the 22nd Event
- 1:05 PM World Champion San Francisco Giants vs. the Los
Angeles Angels in Scottsdale Stadium. Single-game tickets
can be purchased at the stadium box office.
SIGNATURE EVENT COMING IN APRIL. Get your tickets now or you
will lose out on fabulous food events.
The Scottsdale Culinary Festival will be April 7th to the 12th.
Multiple food events with varying prices so please get details
CITY HOSTED LANDSCAPE WORKSHOPS: Tuesday, March 24th
Landscaping for Wildlife....Saturday, March 28th Drip Irrigation
Design & Installation....Tuesday March 31 Water-wise
Gardening. Call the city at 480 312 5690 or register at scottsdaleaz.gov/water/conservation
ARE ANY OF THESE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD or near your business? Ra
Sushi 3815 N Scottsdale Rd requests approval for exterior remodel
that will change pedestrian walkways and building exterior; 7930
E. Gold Dust and 7949 E Cochise "Astoria" is a request
to subdivide two parcels into 7 single family home sites case 1 PP
2015 ; 4426 N Saddlebag Trail Cake Nightclub is appealing the
Zoning Administrator's decision that they must operate under the
current zoning requirements case 3 BA 2015; 7502 E Main Street
Main Street Place requests approval of site and landscape plans
and building elevation for mixed use construction Case 7-DR-2015;
NE corner of McDowell Mtn Ranch Rd & 98th Street Graythorn
wants to build a 30 unit single story condo on 4.6 acres case
9-DR-2015; 16641 N. 91st St On Track Academy conditional use
permit amendment case 5 UP 2013 #2.
REBATES FOR HOMEOWNERS: Remember that you can get a rebate for
new toilets, showerheads and hot water recirculation systems. Also
outdoors if you remove grass, add landscape irrigation controllers
and water softeners but you need to apply. Call the city office at
480 312 5650 to request an application copy or get it at the
CITY COUNCIL APPOINTED COMMISSIONS' annual reports are
available on line at http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/Asset57538.aspx
See what decisions were made in 2014 that affected you and your
neighborhood and business. CITY COUNCIL APPOINTED TASK FORCE
updates will be provided in the Sunday newsletter. This includes
the Tourism Advisory Task Force and their strategic 5 year plan
for our city. The meeting last week attended by COGS took 4.5
hours of discussion....at least the chairs were quality soft.
For the Coalition of Greater
Scottsdale (COGS) Board of Directors,
Sonnie Kirtley, Chair e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Coalition of Greater Scottsdale
7904 E. Chaparral Rd., Suite 110, PMB 127
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
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