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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:

S.A.V.E. logo Mark your calendar for the upcoming inaugural Safety and Veterans Expo (S.A.V.E.) hosted by Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny, the Chandler Police Department and an array of other organizations. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Chandler City Hall, 175 S. Arizona Ave.

The S.A.V.E. Expo is a free event for the entire family. Attendees can learn about personal and property safety, fire and crime prevention methods, and sign up for services and programs provided by City of Chandler departments as well as various Veterans services organizations. Public safety vehicles will be on display and food trucks also will be on site selling a variety of culinary delights. 
During the event, attendees can hear "Courageous Stories of Arizona Military Aviators," featuring helicopter pilots who served in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan sharing some of their experiences. This presentation, the first in the America in Times of Conflict series from Cultural Affairs, will be held in the Council Chambers, from 10 a.m. to noon. Visit the Library's website for more information on the series.

Free event parking is available in the City Hall garage located on Washington Street, between Frye Road and Chicago Street.

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Building Future Leaders logo The Teen Leadership Academy is a five-day program that 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 fourth largest city is run.

Chandler teens may apply now! Applications are due Friday, Dec. 2. Class dates and qualifications are included on the application.

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 results are in for the Mayor's Neighborhood Excellence Awards. There were two categories available this year: Mayor’s Choice Award and the People’s Choice Award.

Whispering Heights HOA was selected by Mayor Jay Tibshraeny and Dobson Estates III was voted as the People’s Choice Award winner by Chandler residents.

Both neighborhood organizations were announced during this weekend’s G.A.I.N. (Getting Arizona Involved in Neighborhoods) kickoff event hosted by Chandler Police.

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 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!

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 Career Connect, a citywide jobs initiative to aid those in the community in need of work, or perhaps a new career path. The event was a huge success. Learn more about work-related resources.