Mayor Herb Drinkwater read this Top 10 list over the phone with Dave back in May, 1987:
Top 10 Municipal Problems or Panda Names:
10. Raising revenues while preserving economic incentives
9. Maintenance of attractive convention facilities
7. Traffic congestion
6. Pong Pong
5. Roly Poly
4. Upgrading mass transit
2. Inability to mate in front of crowds
1. Tie Potholes ... Ping Ping
The bestows the distinction on communities that demonstrate a commitment to caring for and managing their public trees.
Learn more: http://www.arborday.org/programs/treeCityUSA/index.cfm
#Scottsdale #ArborDay #TreeCityUSA #EarthDay
The Scottsdale Fire Department is already seeing an increase in heat-related calls on our trails - for people, and for pets.
Brush up on your knowledge & be prepared if you're heading out for a warm weather hike.
You’re invited to take part in a free swim lesson Sunday, May 17, at either Eldorado or McDowell Mountain Ranch aquatic centers. Two sessions are available: 8:45 to 9:15 a.m. or 9:25 to 9:55 a.m. Lessons are conducted by new Scottsdale swim instructors and allow them to refine best practices. Space is limited.
Call Eldorado at 480-312-2484 or McDowell Mountain Ranch at 480-312-6677 to get on the list.
More about Scottsdale Aquatics programs here: http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/sports/aquatics
#Scottsdale #Summer #SwimmingSafety
Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east.
Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation’s most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in.
Scottsdale’s vibrant downtown is considered the finest urban center in Arizona. It is home to more than 90 restaurants, 320 retail shops and more than 80 art galleries.
Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, in the city’s northern reaches, is the largest urban wilderness area in the United States and features more than 60 miles of trails through diverse and scenic desert terrain.