Board appoints 7 to citizen advisory committee on county attorney vacancy

Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, Sept. 18, to fill the vacant Maricopa County attorney position. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved members of a seven-person citizen committee who will screen applicants for the vacant county attorney position and make recommendations.  Committee members include community leaders, attorneys and former judges.  They are: Maria Chavira […]

Buy 1, get 1 camping promotion returns to Maricopa County desert mountain parks

Beginning Oct. 1, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the popular “Buy One, Get One” camping promotion. The promotion allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one night, or more, at a desert mountain county park to receive one night of equal or lesser value for free during that same […]

Maricopa County is named among nation’s top digital counties

Noted among top digital counties, Maricopa County is recognized as one of the best in the country at leveraging technology and data to serve residents. The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties named Maricopa County amongst the winners of the 17th Annual Digital Counties Survey, which looks at best technology practices […]

Maricopa County confirms first heat death of the season

As the Valley comes out of cooler-than-usual temperatures, Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed an older adult is the county’s first death due to heat-related illness this year. The man, who was without housing and dehydrated, was found in a vehicle.   “This is a sad reminder about how seriously we need to […]

Maricopa County appoints Marcy Flanagan public health director

Marcy Flanagan has been appointed as Maricopa County’s new public health director, effective June 10. She currently serves as director of Pima County Department of Public Health. “It was an exhaustive search to find the right person to lead such an important department here in Maricopa County,” Joy Rich, county manager for Maricopa County, said […]

Clerk of the Superior Court offices to be open Saturday, April 6

For the fourth year in a row, the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Maricopa County is opening its doors for business on Saturdays during the spring season. On Saturday, April 6, the Customer Service Center, 601 W. Jackson St. in Phoenix, will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide […]

Maricopa Association of Governments seeks public input via survey

The Maricopa Association of Governments is asking individuals who live or work in the Maricopa County region to complete a survey about what they value about our regional transportation system. Their opinions play a key role in creating the next long-range transportation plan, Imagine, a press release states. “This survey asks people what they value […]

Clerk of the Superior Court offices to be open Saturdays, March 16, April 6

For the fourth year in a row, the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Maricopa County is opening its doors for business on Saturdays during the spring season. On Saturdays March 16 and April 6, the Customer Service Center, 601 W. Jackson St. in Phoenix, will be open 9 a.m. to 3 […]

Sellers appointed District 1 Maricopa County supervisor

Maricopa County has a new supervisor representing parts of the east Valley. Jack Sellers was appointed Feb. 13 to represent District 1 by unanimous vote of the board of supervisors. “What an honor and privilege it is to be appointed to serve on this outstanding board,” Mr. Sellers said after taking the oath of office, […]

Applicants sought for appointment to District 1 Maricopa County supervisor

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for appointment to District 1 supervisor. Denney Barney has resigned. To qualify for appointment as the new District 1 supervisor, applicants must: be registered to vote in District 1. be a member of the same political party as the person vacating (Republican). Applicants should send letters […]