Queen Creek’s Benning appointed Central Arizona Governments council chair

Queen Creek Councilman Robin Benning (Courtesy of town of Queen Creek)

Queen Creek Councilman Robin Benning (Courtesy of town of Queen Creek)


During the Sept. 23 Central Arizona Governments Regional Council meeting, Queen Creek Councilman Robin Benning was appointed as the chairman. Councilman Benning has served two terms as the vice-chair of the organization. The purpose of CAG is to provide regional planning for Gila and Pinal counties, according to a press release.

“I am honored to have been appointed as the chair of this important organization,” Councilman Benning said in the release. “It is imperative that the residents of Queen Creek that are within Pinal County are represented and that we continue to address regional issues collaboratively.”

Councilman Benning has served on the Queen Creek Town Council since November 2009. In addition to serving as the CAG chair, he serves on the Transportation Advisory Committee and represents the town council on the East Valley Partnership Transportation Committee.

Founded in 1975, CAG is a council of governments that provides a regional forum for discussion, analysis and resolution of regional issues. CAG includes the 17 incorporated communities within Gila and Pinal counties in addition to the Ak-Chin Indian Community, Gila River Indian Community and San Carlos Apache Tribe.

For additional information about CAG, visit its website.

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