Notice of Proposed Increase in Fees and Tax Levy

At its regular meetings of June 19, 2017 and July 10, 2017 the Avondale City Council will consider resolutions adopting the fee schedule and tax levy for FY 2017-2018.


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    Buckle Up Arizona…It’s the Law! Enforcement Campaign

    In an effort to save more lives on Arizona’s roadways this month the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is partnering with Avondale Police and other local law enforcement agencies to enforce Arizona’s seat belt and child safety seat laws.


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    Avondale Recognized as 2017 Playful City USA Community

    Avondale is being honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the 4th time. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop important life skills. These communities are transforming ordinary places into playful spaces and using play as a solution to the challenges facing their residents.


  • MC85 bridge closed

    Traffic Advisory: Agua Fria Bridge on MC85 between Dysart Road and El Mirage Road

    Maricopa County Department of Transportation has issued a Traffic Advisory: Maintenance work along MC 85/Buckeye Road between Dysart Road and El Mirage Road will require the closure of the Agua Fria Bridge beginning Friday, May 19 at 7:00 p.m. through Monday, May 22, 2017 at 5:00 a.m., dependent on weather conditions.


  • Leonard Moreno Award

    Avondale Public Works Staff Member Honored for Performance

    AZ Water Association recognized City of Avondale Water Distribution Supervisor Leonard Moreno as the recipient of Operations Supervisor of the Year award during its 90th Annual 2017 AZ Water Conference and Exhibition award ceremony held May 4.


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    Avondale Citizen Leadership Academy Participants Complete 10-week Course

    Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise recognized the graduates of the eleventh annual Avondale Citizen Leadership Academy Monday evening.


  • Front Page from RaveMay-Aug2017_Web

    Digital “RAVE Review” Now Available

    The latest edition of RAVE (Resources, Activities, Venues and Entertainment) Review is available for the community to pick up at Avondale Libraries, City Hall, Resource Center, Community Center, and is now available in a digital interactive version at


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    Avondale Pavement Preservation Project to begin May 22

    Contractors working for the City of Avondale will begin applying eco-friendly preservation treatments to various city roadways, beginning on May 22.


  • UofA

    Avondale offers No Cost Health Screenings

    Avondale Neighborhood Family Services Department has teamed up with University of Arizona, College of Public Health to offer free monthly health screenings.


  • Memorial Day Event 2017

    Avondale, Veterans Groups to hold Memorial Day Service

    Avondale city offices and facilities will be closed Avondale will hold a Memorial Day Service to commemorate the lives of those who perished while serving our great nation.

    05/02/2017 3:27 PM

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    Nonprofit agencies invited to apply for Avondale’s Contributions Assistance Program

    The City of Avondale’s Contributions Assistance Program have started to accept applications as of April 18, 2017.

    04/20/2017 3:27 PM

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    Avondale offers Common Sense Parenting Workshops

    Avondale Neighborhood and Family Services, in collaboration with First Things First will offer eight sessions of parenting workshops called Common Sense Parenting: Toddlers and Preschoolers.

    04/17/2017 3:27 PM

  • 2017.5.11 - Job Fair

    Avondale hosts Job Fair

    The City of Avondale, in partnership with Goodwill Industries of Central Arizona, will host a Job Fair Event, Thursday, May 11 from 4:30 pm – 6:30 p.m.

    04/17/2017 3:27 PM

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    Avondale offers Next STEP - Summer Teen Employment Program

    The City of Avondale Youth Services Division offers a great way for teens ages 16 - 21 to earn extra money and learn valuable job skills.

    04/17/2017 3:27 PM

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    Avondale hosts Building Permits and Building Safety Class

    May is National Building and Safety Month. The City of Avondale will take part by holding a class for residents on Tuesday, May 16, to increase awareness of basic building safety, the importance of building permits, and building inspections.

    04/10/2017 3:27 PM

  • StateoftheCity2017 Mayor speech

    State of the City Address Exciting Developments

    Avondale Mayor Kenneth Weise’s 2017 State of the City Address, laid out a strong vision for the city’s future.

    04/03/2017 4:27 PM

  • FiestaAvondale17

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Avondale Fiesta, May 5

    Join us for a Cinco de Mayo-inspired street festival at Avondale Fiesta on Saturday Friday, May 5, 2017 in Historic Avondale.

    03/27/2017 3:27 PM

  • 2017RecreationClasses lady standing with water bottle and towel

    Avondale Parks and Recreation Offers New Classes!!

    The City of Avondale Parks and Recreation Department is offering new classes that start as soon as next week. Yoga, Zumba, MixxedFit and Women’s Self Defense are a part of the new class line up!

    03/01/2017 3:27 PM

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    Avondale Observes Memorial Day Holiday

    Avondale city offices and facilities will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29. The public is invited to attend a special remembrance event that will take place at City Hall that same evening.

    03/01/2017 3:27 PM

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    New & Improved Website

    City of Avondale officially launched its new website, incorporating a fresh look, improved navigation and new interactive tools, creating a more user-friendly site for its residents, businesses and visitors.

    02/28/2017 3:23 PM

  • May Landscape Watering Reminder

    05/08/2017 2:19 PM

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