AZ League Connection

The League's Monthly Online Newsletter

Issue 183: July 2018

2018 League Annual Conference

We look forward to seeing you at the League Annual Conference in Phoenix, August 21-24.

In addition to the regular conference sessions, receptions, and meal functions there are several extra events you might be interested in attending.

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League Staff to Give Legislative Update at League Annual Conference

During the summer months, the League’s legislative staff has been traveling throughout the state to report on activities of the legislative session that have an impact on cities and towns.

If you were unable to attend one of the roadshow presentations, the League legislative staff will be providing their update during the League’s Annual Conference in August.

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Arizona City & Town Leaders Receive Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards

Three Arizona city and town leaders were recently recognized for their extraordinary work on behalf of their municipalities. Leaders from Mesa, Clarkdale and Goodyear all received Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards at the annual awards luncheon in July.

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Is Your Water System Reaching the End of Its Life Span?

Many communities are faced with upkeep and expansion of their water systems. League Endorsed partner National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program provides insight on this particular issue.

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Legal Corner: Website Accessibility

Most cities and towns are familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act and understand their obligations to provide equal access to their programs, services or activities to individuals with disabilities for transportation, voting, etc. But recent lawsuits around the nation have alleged that website accessibility is subject to the ADA, and while many of these lawsuits have involved private businesses, it is important to understand the law and how it applies to cities and towns.

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Upcoming Trainings and Events

Below is a list of training opportunities that may be of interest in the coming months.

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What was happening in Arizona’s cities and towns 100 years ago? How about 125 years ago? This month we take a look at the history of iconic Valley landmarks: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and the Tempe Hayden Flour Mill. We also celebrate the incorporation of one of our Southern Arizona cities!

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