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Holiday Schedule Reminder:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed Monday Jan 21. City offices, facilities and the libraries will be closed that day in observance of the holiday. There will be no trash and recycling collections on Monday; sanitation service will take place one day later in accordance to standard holiday trash pick-up schedules. The City Council Meeting will instead be Tuesday, Jan 22.

 

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Gina Montes

Assistant City Manager
City phone: (623) 333-1000
City fax: (623) 333-0100
gmontes@avondaleaz.gov

Ms. Montes is the Assistant City Manager overseeing the City’s Police, Fire-Medical, Parks, Recreation & Libraries, Neighborhood & Family Services, and City Clerk departments. Ms. Montes also is the administrative liaison to the Municipal Court.

Prior to joining the Avondale executive team, she worked for the City of Phoenix more than eleven years in a variety of capacities ranging from management intern to deputy city auditor.  Her most recent role with Phoenix was deputy human services director overseeing the Head Start Program, a federally-funded grant of more than $20 million.
 
She is an active member of the Arizona City/County Management Association and the 2014 recipient of the Rachel Hut Bremen Associate’s Award for Excellence in Leadership.  Ms. Montes holds a Bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Texas Christian University, and a Master’s degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, the University of Texas at Austin.

 


 

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Kevin Artz

Assistant City Manager
City phone: (623) 333-1000
City fax: (623) 333-0100
kartz@avondaleaz.gov

Mr. Artz oversees the City’s Development and Engineering Services, Economic Development, Public Works, Information Technology and Finance & Budget departments.  He brings extensive budget and organizational expertise to the team and provides a valued perspective on the varied operational functions of the City.

Mr. Artz, held the position of Finance Director from 2001 until he was promoted to Assistant City Manager on August 4, 2014.

 


The City Manager’s Office works with many internal and external groups supporting diversity in our community and workforce.  Gina Montes, Assistant City Manager, serves as the representative for all groups, including the LGBTQ community, addressing overall diversity and inclusion.  Gina can be reached at (623) 333-1000 or gmontes@avondaleaz.gov.

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