Form of Government
The City of Avondale (incorporated in 1946) has a Council/Manager form of government. This means that the Mayor and City Council make policy decisions, and the staff, led by the City Manager, implements these decisions. The City Council has established a Strategic 5 Year Plan to create a community that is at once family friendly and economically prosperous. Indeed, Avondale, Arizona, is a municipal success story.
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Avondale Is Aspiring. Achieving. Accelerating
Avondale is a community where people share a deep sense of pride in what has been accomplished and what it is today. In Avondale, there is strong belief that the blending of a broad spectrum of cultures comes from a true sense of harmony throughout the community, and not mere rhetoric about diversity. In Avondale, people and businesses are welcomed with open arms and supported in a way that exemplifies a progressive, intelligent and driven City.
There is a sense of optimism in Avondale that translates to young families and others finding a place that gives them confidence to achieve greatness. What sets Avondale apart is the way people believe it is their City and their home that stimulates this achievement. Avondale provides the foundation for those who call it home to set and reach their goals and aspirations.
The people of Avondale feel strongly that the city is on a course for a bright future. They have supported an approach to growth that follows their sense of achievement. Avondale is a city of possibilities with unified leaders in the private and public sector who are dedicated to continuing the smart growth of the past decade.