Public Hearing on Proposed Development Impact Fees

Post Date: 11/14/2018 - In accordance with Arizona Revised Statute 9-463.05, the City of Avondale is holding a public hearing to accept comments on the proposed development impact fees. The public hearing will be held at Avondale City Hall at the City Council meeting scheduled:  Monday, January 14, 2019,  City Hall Council Chambers, 11465 W. Civic Center Drive, Avondale, Arizona 85323 at 7:00 pm.  City Council reviewed the Land Use Assumptions and Infrastructure Improvement Plan on Monday, October 15, 2018. 


High School Art Contest

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 Municipal Art Committee

The High School Art Contest originated in 2011, each spring Avondale Municipal Art Committee holds the Mayor Marie High School Art Contest to provide an opportunity for AMAC to encourage & recognize the artistic talents of Avondale’s graduating high school seniors.

 Avondale’s High School Art Contest is open to all graduating seniors from Avondale High Schools. The artwork of the overall winner of this competition will be displayed in the Avondale Civic Center Library.  The exhibit in Avondale will show case various mediums in the categories of two and three dimensional art and photography.  The awards will be applied towards the college of the recipients’ choice, in the event no school is chosen the award will be forfeited or awarded runner-up. The contest is sponsored by the Avondale Municipal Art Committee, and partnerships with other art and educational organizations. 

Teens sought to participate in “Mayor Marie High School Art Contest”


The City of Avondale Municipal Art Committee is seeking participants in the ‘Mayor Marie High School Art Contest’, open to all high school age graduating seniors in Avondale who are planning on enrolling into college. 

High School Art Contst flyer - photo of art

Artwork in the media of paintings, drawings, mix media, photography and sculptures will be accepted.  Scholarship 

prizes will be awarded ranging in the amounts of $1,000 - $2,000 to help further their college education. Deadline to submit is April 2, 2018 entries need to have a copy of the online registration form attached to the piece and must be submitted to the reception desk of Avondale City Hall, 11465 West Civic Center Dr., Avondale, AZ 85323.

“This is a great opportunity for the Avondale Municipal Art Committee to support and encourage talented youth in their creative and artistic endeavors,” said Vice Mayor Bryan Kilgore, who led the development of the program when he served as Chair of the Municipal Arts Committee.

Submitted artworks will be showcased at a special art show on April 19, 2018. Artwork will be featured on display at the Estrella Mountain Community, Performance Arts Center from April 16 through May 1, 2018. For details please visit, for more information call 623-333-2787 or email


Photo Albums from Avondale Artist Community Facebook Page

2018 Mayor Marie High School Art Show

2017 Mayor Marie High School Art Entries video

2015 Mayor Marie High School Art Show photos