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Connect with the Mayor

Since taking office in 2011, Mayor Jay Tibshraeny has launched several initiatives to connect with community members
in areas that are important to the entire City. The Mayor encourages all Chandler residents to get involved. Here's a look
at these important initiatives:

Health Connect Initiative One of the Mayor's newer initiatives for a healthier Chandler is Health Connect, a three-pronged approach to promote financial, physical and mental health through a community-wide awareness campaign.
Learn more about the Mayor's Health Connect Initiative!

For more information about this event, please call 480-782-2243.

Neighborhood Excellence Awards Mayor Jay Tibshraeny launched a new Neighborhood Excellence Awards recognition program in 2013. The Mayor has long been a supporter of neighborhoods and announced the awards program as a way to recognize neighborhoods and their leaders for working to improve their community and inspire others to be more active and involved. For more information about the awards program or how to become a registered neighborhood, contact Chandler’s Neighborhood Programs Office at 480-782-4354.
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The Neighborhood Programs Office in partnership with the Chandler Police Crime Prevention Unit invites active Neighborhood Watches to submit an application for the Mayor’s Neighborhood Excellence Awards.

The winners will be announced on Saturday, Sept. 24th at the Police Department – Main Station, 250 E. Chicago Street, beginning at 10:00 a.m., as part of the 2016 (GAIN) Kickoff event. All entries are due by 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26.

Applicants are encouraged to ask neighbors and friends to vote daily for their favorite neighborhood event. Online voting will begin Sept. 2 through Sept. 16.

The Mayor’s Choice winner will receive first pick and the People’s Choice winner will receive second pick in the 2016 GAIN Lottery for Police resources to attend their events. Additionally, both winning neighborhoods will receive a choice of a bounce house or canopy and up to $50 for water, plates and utensils for their 2016 neighborhood GAIN event. In addition, a member or members of City Council will be scheduled to attend the winner’s 2016 GAIN event.

Apply now!

Neighborhood Connect Mayor Jay Tibshraeny held the very first  Neighborhood Connect, a Virtual Town Hall, in 2011. In addition, the City of Chandler's Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) is a seven-member Mayor and Council appointed committee. The NAC holds Public meetings the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the Neighborhood Resources Office located at 235 S. Arizona Avenue. As part of the Committee's commitment to the community, the NAC hosts the Mayor's Listening Tour where Mayor Jay Tibshraeny will listen to residents speak out on the various challenges facing their neighborhoods and community. Stay tuned for dates of upcoming tours!

Building Future Leaders logo The Teen Leadership Academy is a five-day program will teach participants about the inner-workings of municipal government from the Mayor and Council office to every department in the City. Students will meet with City elected officials, managers and staff while also participating in activities to better understand how Arizona’s 4th largest city is run.

Budget Connect Budget Connect is an online forum took a closer look at the City’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The event brings the community together in a virtual setting and give residents a better understanding of the City’s budget and fiscal policies.

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 Chandler Career Connect Mayor Tibshraeny worked with staff to launch Chandler C