Good afternoon, COGS E-Newsletter Reader. Did you act on the
Lockbox for Seniors information from the last newsletter?
City Council this Tuesday will have information on those pesky
airplane route changes that have increased noise levels over
northern to southern Scottsdale. If you are in the Rawhide Wash
watershed please attend the May 11th meeting.
Thank you for reading (and
forwarding to others) our Coalition of Greater Scottsdale (COGS)
E-newsletter. An informed resident is a valuable asset to
Are you experiencing increased noise from airplanes passing low
over your home?
As requested by Councilman Phillips, the city council will hear a
presentation by Aviation Director Gary Mascaro on the NextGen new
over-flight routes . Attend in the Kiva (city hall) or watch
on Channel 11 this Tuesday, May 5th beginning at 5 pm. To share
your comments or complaints reach out to FAA and Sky Harbor
Airport by contacting the Sky Harbor Noise Information office
at 602-683-2669, the FAA at 202-267-3521, or
What else is happening this Tuesday night at City Council ?
(1) Request for approval to sell 7575 E Main Street—former Human
Resources offices—to Scottsdale Unified School District No. 48 for
Request to pay annual membership dues of $91,780 to the League of
Arizona Cities and Towns for FY 2015/16 (3) Approval for the
public outreach schedule for the proposed General Plan 2035
that will be sent to the voters on 1 November 2016. Please attend
as many of these public informational meetings as possible.
document sets the policy for city government decisions for the
next ten years. It is YOUR city. Be an informed citizen when
you vote in 2016.
Important NE Valley Flood Control public meetings:
The Flood Control District of Maricopa County will hold two public
meetings in May to provide information about potential flood risks
identified in northern Scottsdale and northeast Phoenix as part of
the Pinnacle Peak West Area Drainage Master Study – and to the
seek the community’s input on options being considered to reduce
these risks. Each meeting will be focused on one of two
geographic sub-areas (see the study area map and sub-area
boundaries at the bottom). Northwest
Watersheds Area Public Meeting
is this Wednesday, May 6, 6-8 p.m.
Presentation at 6:15 p.m. Holland Community Center 34250 N. 60th
St, Scottsdale and the
Rawhide Wash Area Public
is Monday, May 11, 6-8 p.m.
Presentation at 6:15 p.m. Grayhawk Golf Club, Fairway House 8620
E. Thompson Peak Pkwy., Scottsdale.
Avoid the Scottsdale Road construction
Improvements are scheduled for Scottsdale Road from Indian
School Road south to Earll Drive. Contractors have installed
ADA compliant ramps where needed. Beginning May 6 the same section
of Scottsdale Road will be milled and repaved. Work is scheduled
to take place between 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. All work is planned to be
completed by Memorial Day weekend, May 23. Visit the
Traffic Restrictions Update
page for all current traffic restrictions.
Do you have a Downtown Scottsdale business?
Downtown Scottsdale website
has been re-engineered to deliver an improved experience on
desktop and mobile platforms. We encourage you to take it for a
spin and let them know what you think! Please send your
business updated information using the free
Business Info Form
available at this
Remember that you can’t sell a secret and we encourage residents
to SHOP SCOTTSDALE!
For the Coalition of Greater
Scottsdale (COGS) Board of Directors,
Sonnie Kirtley, Chair e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Coalition of Greater Scottsdale
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Scottsdale, AZ 85250
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