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Feb. 26, 2010
Feb. 25, 2010 - Chandler City Council Meeting Recap
CHANDLER, Ariz. – The Chandler City Council met at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2010. Among the actions taken by the Council:

  • Approved the authorization of a retirement incentive program and a voluntary separation to help reduce ongoing personnel costs.
  • Approved an involuntary separation program for City employees in the event of layoffs to City staff.
  • Agreed to repeal the Immigration Policy approved March 11, 1999, to allow the Police Chief the authority to change immigration enforcement procedures.
  • Authorized the Chandler Parks and Recreation Board recommendation to recognize Eddie Basha with a plaque at Celebration Plaza at Tumbleweed Park.

In addition, the Mayor proclaimed March as Disabilities Awareness month, and recognized several residents for their service to the disabled community, as well as reading a Proclamation recognizing the upcoming Ostrich Festival March 12, 13 and 14 at Tumbleweed Park. City Manager Mark Pentz was awarded the John J. DeBolske Professional Excellence Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Arizona City/County Manager Association.
Council meetings are aired live, as well as replayed, on Chandler Channel 11 and streamed on the Web at
Note: These are not official meeting minutes of the City Council but rather a brief recap of the Council’s actions provided as a courtesy of the Chandler Communications and Public Affairs Department.
The City Clerk’s office posts official meeting results the morning following Council meetings. For further clarification on actions taken, visit Throughout the agenda, items are posted in red to signify any changes made at the meeting, and who voted no, or abstained. For past City Council meeting minutes, visit, or contact the City Clerk’s office at 480-782-2180. For any other information, contact the Communications and Public Affairs Department at 480-782-2220.