Quality of Life

Young family at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler
Young family at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler

Chandler’s commitment to high standards has spanned generations of City leadership and resulted in the safe and beautiful community residents and businesses enjoy today. Maintaining an unparalleled quality of life includes a renewed focus on arts, culture and recreation. High-quality development and amenities shape the character of our neighborhoods and business centers. Public safety is essential to our community’s quality of life. First responders protect, serve and respond
to the needs of the community.

Providing a safe community and an exceptional quality of life through:
  • People, resources and relationships that foster a stable and secure environment
  • High aesthetic standards incorporating innovative architecture, art and landscaping elements
  • Destination parks and open spaces with amenities catering to the demographics of the surrounding area
  • Re-imagined public spaces that are usable year-round and minimize blight
  • Activities, entertainment and business retention that capitalize on Chandler’s hip culture, unique history and burgeoning arts scene
  • Use of creative partnerships to provide recreational opportunities for all

Advanced Technology for CPD

by Councilmember Matt Orlando

Police technician conducting an investigation

In order to provide a safe community we need to have the most up-to-date information, equipment and software, which is why I sponsored several budget amendments that will ensure Chandler PD is equipped with the technology and training will allow them to protect, serve and respond to the needs of the community.

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Low Water, Low Maintenance Trees

by Councilmember Mark Stewart

Low Water, Low Maintenance Trees

Ensuring that Chandler’s residents enjoy an unparalleled quality of life is a high priority for me, which is why a budget amendment that I sponsored will be used to purchase low-water trees to plant during the 2020 Annual Earth and Arbor Day Celebration.

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Bocce Ball Coming to Tumbleweed 

by Councilmember Matt Orlando

Bocce Ball Coming to Tumbleweed Park

Chandler aims to provide a diverse array of recreational amenities throughout the community, which is why I put forth a budget amendment to fund two bocce ball courts with shared lighting at Tumbleweed Park. Courts will be ready for action by the end of 2019.

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Specialty Fire Tools for Greater Public Safety

by Councilmember Jeremy McClymonds

Chandler Firefighters in training

The safety of Chandler residents is a high priority. That is why I have brought a budget amendment to purchase standpipe kits for the Chandler Fire Department ready to respond with the most state-of-the-art equipment designed to ensure the safety of residents and the preservation of property during emergency situations.

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Added Focus on Multicultural Festival 

by Councilmember Sam Huang

Native American dancers showcase their culture, history and heritage

I have learned that the most successful cities are those that focus on building a strong sense of community. To celebrate our diverse population I sponsored a budget amendment to support Chandler’s annual Multicultural Festival, which promotes diversity and inclusion in entertaining and educational ways.

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Ongoing Development of Law Enforcement Leadership

by Councilmember Rene Lopez

Chandler Police Chief addressing a class future leaders

To ensure that we continue to provide an exceptional quality of life it is vital that our law enforcement officers are equipped with the training, knowledge and tools necessary to navigate complex situations.

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Game On: Meet Me at Chuparosa 

by Councilmember Jeremy McClymonds

Game On: Meet me at Chuparosa

Chandler’s vision to provide an exceptional quality of life is something I value and strive to support. That is why I have supported a budget amendment to create two additional lighted beach volleyball courts at Chuparosa Park.

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Amenities for RC plane pilots at Thude

by Vice Mayor Terry Roe

RC pilot at Thude Park

It has long been a part of Chandler’s vision to offer parks and open spaces that help improve the quality of life for our residents with each park and open space catering to the surrounding demographics. That is why I sponsored a budget amendment to enhance the shaded area for RC plane pilots and onlookers at Thude Park.

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Support for Early Literacy 

by Councilmember Matt Orlando

A child selects a book at the Chandler Public Library

Chandler is committed to preparing the workforce of tomorrow through a combination of public and private partnerships. Literacy is a top priority for our community, and this is why I brought forth a budget amendment to support ReadOn Chandler.

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More Table Tennis

by Councilmember Sam Huang

Kids Playing Table Tennis

Table tennis is an increasingly popular sport, bringing individuals together for high-intensity matches that require a skill set of reaction, power and speed. That is why I brought forth a budget amendment to supply two new table tennis tables, with a portion of the funds going towards purchasing awards and prizes for tournaments.

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