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Do you wonder who those active COGS members are who attend the city council meetings and commission hearings? Do you want to share with others how COGS has guided your neighborhood through the maze of city procedures to get information on proposed projects and who attended your neighborhood meetings?  Do you want to meet other Scottsdale residents and talk informally to city council members who come?  ....then please don't hesitate to RSVP, figure out what food to share and come in casual patio wear. Send your RSVP to and we will send you the near Downtown private backyard address and map.  You do not have to be a COGS member ($10/year) or COGS E-Newsletter reader.  Bring any guest as well.  Please do arrange a babysitter for your children.


Sienna Hills NW corner of North 124th St and Sahuaro Drive Lot 1 Re-plat  case 13-PP-2014#2 Request to approve the re-plat of Lot 1 and Tract B with Single Family Residential, Environmentally Sensitive Lands (R1-1 ESL) zoning.

DC Ranch Park Municipal Use Master Site near the SE corner of Pima Road and Union Hills Drive.  Request to adopt Resolution No. 1077 authorizing the initiation of a Municipal Use Master Site Plan for the development of a 12.8-acre DC Ranch park site with Open Space and Planned Community District (OS/PCD) zoning. Staff Contact(s):William Murphy, Community Services Director,

Citizen Petition Requesting Removal of Cactus Path from the Transportation Master Plan. Council members will discuss, consider, and provide possible direction to staff on a citizen petition, as provided by the City Charter, seeking removal of the Cactus Path from the Transportation Master Plan.

                   Transportation Department Recommendation:

  1. A. Retain Cactus Path in the 2016 Transportation Master Plan and

  2. Direct staff to complete the design and construction of the paved shared use Cactus Path.

Staff contact: Paul Basha, Transportation Director


Museum of the West    

On Fri. 1pm March 31 "Ranching on the High Desert: Five Generations, One Family"....Sunday, 1 pm April 2nd "America's Yellowstone" ...Thurs-Friday April 6-7 Taos Society of Artists Symposium. Details on museum website for times....11 am Saturday, April 8th "The American West in Film and Television" ...11 am Tuesday April 11th Taos Tuesdays --"Awakening in Taos"...1 pm Wed. April 12th "He Who Laughs Last: One Liners with the Marshall"

Run the Runway  Saturday April 8th The Scottsdale Airport runway and taxiways are closed from 7 am to 10 am for you and your family to participate in the Run the Runway 5k/10k/15k and the Kids 1 Mile Mascot Dash. Coolest airplanes, vendors, AZ favorite teams, games and more. Register at  Use the promocode "plane" to save 25% on entry.
Old enough to remember when RADIO was your only source of information? Check out this amazing website to listen to radio anywhere in the world with just the click of your mouse.

Please mark your calendar for this coming Sunday and bring neighbors and guests to the COGS Spring Potluck.
RSVP to receive a map and location.

Thank you for taking your valuable time to read the COGS E-Newsletter and to be an informed resident. Feel free to forward to your HOA neighbors or friends. Our help and support are totally free--might charge you a smile and thank you though.   


Sonnie Kirtley, COGS Chair 



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