scottsdale city council Archives

Desert Discovery Center concept moves forward

McDowell Sonoran Preserve
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Scottsdale City Council approved creating a business plan and feasibility analysis for the Desert Discovery Center concept, long envisioned as a place for people to learn about the Sonoran Desert at the Gateway Trailhead to Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The Council awarded the contract to Desert Discovery Center Scottsdale, Inc., a private group formed to… Read More →

City of Scottsdale invests to protect water supplies

Fresh Water is Becoming Scarcer with the Planet's Changing Climate

The Scottsdale City Council has approved a three-year partnership with the National Forest Foundation (NFF) to help protect Scottsdale’s water supply. The NFF’s work will consist of watershed improvement projects on National Forest lands in northern Arizona. Through the partnership, the City of Scottsdale Water Resources Division – Scottsdale Water – will invest $120,000 over… Read More →

Behring named Scottsdale’s city manager

Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Sterling Award.

The Scottsdale City Council has selected Fritz Behring to be the new city manager. Behring has been Pinal County’s manager and also has been city manager in two Florida cities and one in Nebraska. City officials announced the selection Wednesday. Behring was one of three finalists for the Scottsdale job, which attracted 50 applicants in… Read More →

Behring named Scottsdale's city manager

Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Sterling Award.

The Scottsdale City Council has selected Fritz Behring to be the new city manager. Behring has been Pinal County’s manager and also has been city manager in two Florida cities and one in Nebraska. City officials announced the selection Wednesday. Behring was one of three finalists for the Scottsdale job, which attracted 50 applicants in… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Annual Green Building Lecture Series Scheduled for September

Photo: Dru Bloomfield - At Home in Scottsdale, Flickr
by in Events | Green

Green Building Lecture: Scottsdale’s Annual Green Building Lecture Series will be back in full swing come September first. The Green Building Lecture Series is free and open to the public, and address sustainability issues such as environmentally responsible and healthy building practices and energy efficiency. This will be the 12th lecture series event about green building hosted… Read More →