Recap of Chandler City Council Meetings on June 10, 2021

June 14, 2021
Photo of Council Chambers exterior

CHANDLER, Ariz. – The Chandler City Council met at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 10, taking action on a total of 16 agenda items. Meeting highlights included:

  • Authorized the allocation of Fiscal Year 2021-2022 General Funds in the amount of $1,087,344.23 and American Rescue Plan funds in the amount of $737,955.77 to various nonprofit agencies as recommended by the Chandler Housing and Human Services Commission and City staff. Below is a list of the organizations that will receive funding and their approved funding amounts:
    • A New Leaf, Inc. – Homeless Shelter Services: $50,000
    • A New Leaf, Inc. – Safe Access to Domestic Violence Referral Hotline: $10,000
    • About Care, Inc. – Empowering Independent Living: $30,000
    • About Care, Inc. – Senior Wellness Collaboration: $25,000
    • Arizona Burn Foundation – Early Childhood Burn Prevention and Fire Safety Education Program: $10,000
    • AZCEND – Chandler Food Bank Basic Needs Program: $55,000
    • AZCEND – Community Action Program: $187,500
    • AZCEND – Housing and Stability Specialist: $48,000
    • AZCEND – Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP): $60,000
    • AZCEND – Senior Nutrition Program: $150,000
    • AZCEND – Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program (TBRA) Case Management: $40,000
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona – Chandler Mentoring Programs $15,000
    • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley – Safe, Healthy and Successful Kids Program $55,000
    • Catholic Charities Community Services, Inc. – My Sister’s Place: Family-Based Healing for Survivors of Domestic Violence: $25,000
    • CeCe’s Hope Center – Trauma Informed Services for Trafficking Survivors: $15,000
    • Chandler CARE Center Children’s Medical and Dental Clinic – Chandler Children’s Medical Clinic and Building Blocks for Children: $125,000
    • Chandler Cultural Foundation – Connecting Kids: $10,000
    • Chandler Gilbert Arc – Employment Program: $15,000
    • Child Crisis Arizona – Fostering Homeless Children: $12,000
    • Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, Inc. – Victim Services: $10,000
    • Community Bridges, Inc. – Mobile Community Outreach and Crisis Stabilization: $10,000
    • Desert Sounds Performing Arts, Inc. – Chandler Mariachi and Jeremy Project: $15,000
    • Dignity Health Foundation East Valley – Chandler Children’s Dental Clinic: $160,000
    • East Valley Jewish Community Center – Children from Single Parent Homes with Low Income: $75,000
    • East Valley Jewish Community Center – JBox Seniors in Need: $10,000
    • East Valley Jewish Community Center – Youth in Crisis: $25,000
    • EMPACT Suicide Prevention Center – Senior Peer Counseling: $11,800
    • FANS Across America Charitable Foundation – FANS Diaper Bank: $35,000
    • FANS Across America Charitable Foundation – FANS Locker Room: $30,000
    • ICAN: Positive Programs for Youth – ICAN Out of School Time Programs: $100,000
    • Junior Achievement of Arizona – JA BizTown and BizTown Adventures: $30,000
    • Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank – Emergency Food Assistance: $20,000
    • Mesa United Way – Chandler Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program: $20,000
    • Midwest Food Bank – Arizona Division – Emergency Food Box Program: $40,000
    • Mission of Mercy – Basic Health Care Needs for Chandler Residents: $15,000
    • Neighbors Who Care, Inc. – Aging in Place: $10,000
    • notMYkid, Inc. – Young Mental Health Collective: $25,000
    • One Small Step, Inc. – Clothes Cabin and Homeless Services: $35,000
    • Read On Chandler – Kith and Kin Project: $10,000
    • Recreation and Athletics for Individuals with Disabilities (RAD) – Payment Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities: $21,000
    • Resurrection Street Ministry, Inc. – Driving Our Veterans 2021: $10,000
    • Resurrection Street Ministry, Inc. – Feeding Our Chandler Neighbors 2021: $25,000
    • The Salvation Army – Client Choice Food Pantry: $15,000
    • The Salvation Army – Rental Assistance for Chandler Residents in Crisis: $20,000
    • The Salvation Army – Youth Programming: $20,000
    • Si Se Puede Foundation – STEM and Vocational Training: $50,000
    • United Food Bank – Emergency and Supplemental Food Assistance Program: $10,000
    • Chandler Family YMCA – Chandler Family YMCA I-Learn Program: $20,000
  • Adopted a final ordinance to approve the rezoning of Commonwealth Lofts from Agricultural (AG-1) District to Planned Area Development (PAD). The townhomes will be located at 699 E. Commonwealth Ave, approximately ¼ of a mile south and west of Chandler Boulevard.
  • Awarded a project agreement to Professional Piping Systems, LLC, dba WaCo Contracting, for the small water valve replacements, in an amount not to exceed $909,698.87. Public Works & Utilities staff evaluate aging water infrastructure and identify high priority valves in need of replacement. This 2021project scope of work consists of the replacement of 29 valves in various locations.
  • Approved an agreement with Parsus Solutions, LLC, for business license portal applications managed support services, in the amount of $500,000, for the period of June 15, 2021, through June 14, 2022.
  • Approved an agreement with Simpleview, LLC, for search engine optimization and pay per click services to support Tourism’s marketing efforts, in an amount not to exceed $75,200 for the period of July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022. The City of Chandler has utilized grant funding from Prop 302 to pay for the development, maintenance and support of the City's tourism website,, since 2003.
  • Recommended a Series 12, restaurant liquor license application, be approved by the State Department of Liquor Licenses and Control for Brooklyn V’s Pizza, 4991 S. Alma School Road, Suite 12.

In addition to the Regular Meeting on June 10, the City Council also had a Special Meeting where they adopted the Annual Budget in the amount of $1,058,074,338; setting forth the receipts and expenditures, and the amounts proposed to be raised by direct property taxation for the various purposes for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22, and adopted the 2022-2031 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) in the amount of $1,267,887,520.

The June 10 meetings ended at 6:26 p.m.

During a Study Session held on Monday, June 7, the Mayor and City Council proclaimed the month of June as Military Mental Health Resilience Month. A photo from the Study Session is available online.

The next meeting of the Chandler City Council will be at 6 p.m. Monday, June 21. Council meetings are aired live, as well as replayed on the Chandler Channel - Cable Channel 11 (CenturyLink Channel 8502), streamed online at Chandler Video and on YouTube.

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 a complete list of actions taken, visit Chandler Meetings and Agendas. 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 Chandler Meetings and Agendas or contact the City Clerk’s Office at 480-782-2180. For any other information, contact the Communications and Public Affairs Department at 480-782-2000.


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