City of Avondale News

CITY OF AVONDALE: Avondale Waterpalooza, July 4th

Avondale will host Waterpalooza at Friendship Park in honor of Independence Day, July 4, 2019.

CITY OF AVONDALE: Avondale awards Art Scholarships to Achieving Artists

The City of Avondale, in partnership with the Avondale Municipal Art Committee is pleased to announce the winners of this year's Achieving Artists Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers Scholarship Art Contest, which took place on Thursday, April 18th.

CITY OF AVONDALE: Avondale to host Document Shredding event

Avondale to host Document Shredding event as part of Records and Information Management Month

CITY OF AVONDALE: Arts Grant opportunities available

Non-profit agencies and educational organizations are invited to apply for the City of Avondale's Art Sponsorship Program.

CITY OF AVONDALE: February 17-23, 2019 as Engineers Week in Avondale

Monday, February 4, 2019 Mayor Kenneth Weise proclaimed February 17-23, 2019 as Engineers Week in Avondale.

CITY OF AVONDALE: Recognizes its first Green Business Program members

Since the City of Avondale launched its green business program in the Fall of 2018, six local businesses have become certified.

CITY OF AVONDALE: Offers Free Tax Assistance

The City of Avondale's Neighborhood and Family Services Department, together with the non-profit A New Leaf, offers no cost tax preparation services to assist individuals and families with low to moderate income.

CITY OF AVONDALE: Announces Christmas and New Year's Holiday Schedules

The following changes in City of Avondale operations will take place in observance of the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays.

CITY OF AVONDALE: Makes a difference for United Way Campaign Employees pledge $111,105 in 2018

Avondale employees generously pledged $111,105 towards the Valley of the Sun United Way, as part of the City’s month-long United Way employee fundraising campaign this year.

CITY OF AVONDALE: Avondale Public Library kicks off second season of READ 365

Take a year-round reading challenge ---enroll in READ! 365. The program is free and open to all ages.

CITY OF AVONDALE: Avondale to offer free CPR and Drowning Prevention Awareness Course

Avondale Fire & Medical Department, in partnership with the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona (DPCA) and SRP, will recognize Drowning Impact Awareness Month in August.

CITY OF AVONDALE: Avondale to hold public design input meeting for Festival Fields skate park and pump track on Aug. 7

The Avondale Parks and Recreation Department will be holding a public design meeting with representatives of the American Ramp Company to discuss designs for a new skate park and a pump track at Festival Fields Park. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 7 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Avondale City Hall.

Avondale is collecting school supply donations for students

The City of Avondale's Neighborhood & Family Services Department is asking the community to help support its annual Back to School Backpack Program which provides pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students with supplies for the upcoming school year.

Avondale names Montoya city manager

He is currently the city manager of Watsonville, California, and will occupy the said position vacated by former city manager David Fitzhugh after his recent retirement.

Avondale Public Library will accept food for fines through May

In an effort to fill the shelves of local food banks, Avondale Public Library will accept non-perishable food items in exchange for fines through its Food for Fines program.

Avondale Police to accept unwanted prescription drugs

The event will take place on April 28 at the CVS Pharmacy at 280 N. Avondale Blvd.

King Koil to build manufacturing plant in Avondale

The U.S. based company will employ 50 people at the facility and plans to be fully operational by April.

Avondale to host Passport Event before application fees increase

The U.S. State Department will increase passport application fees from $25 to $35 as of April 2.

City of Avondale receives workplace wellness award

The Healthy Arizona Worksites Program will honor the City of Avondale with a HAWP Gold Award, which is given to businesses and organizations that excel in implementing health initiatives in the workplace.

Candidate packets available for Avondale primary election

The City of Avondale's primary election is scheduled for Aug. 28, with three council seats being contested.

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