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Mayors Skip Hall, Kevin Hartke, Cathy Carlat, Everett Sickles, and Michael LeVault are quoted in the Voices From the Council feature of the February 2019 MAGAZine newsletter.

Voices From the Council, February 2019

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Surprise Mayor Skip HallIt’s no secret that water availability in Arizona is a big deal and I think at the regional level we are all working extremely hard to protect this precious asset. As a new mayor, I have enjoyed talking to my colleagues to further collaborate on strategies to ensure the region’s water needs are met not only for today, but for the generations to come.
—Surprise Mayor Skip Hall

 

Chandler Mayor Kevin HartkeThe Arizona SciTech Festival is a statewide celebration of science and technology engineered in our own backyard, with events across the region in February and March. The Chandler Science Spectacular will feature interactive demonstrations by technology companies, ASU and U of A, along with a competition among the next generation of scientists from Chandler schools.
—Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke

 

Peoria Mayor Cathy CarlatAs a regional leader, MAG recently brought together the private sector, state legislators, local leaders, and other regional associations to discuss future needs regarding our transportation infrastructure. This productive summit was another key step forward as we collaboratively work to identify and create funding mechanisms that will ensure Arizona is always ready and open for business.
—Peoria Mayor Cathy Carlat

 

Wickenburg Mayor Everett Sickles We are all challenged with providing workforce-level housing in our expanding communities. This might be one of the biggest obstacles we are faced with in this growing economy. Wickenburg welcomes ideas on how we can accomplish this important task together.
—Wickenburg Mayor Everett Sickles 
 

 

Youngtown Mayor Michael LeVaultIt has been an honor serving on MAG’s Regional Council since 2007. Through a growing spirit of regional cooperation, we’ve done some really great work. As our region continues its rapid growth, we will be making profound quality of life decisions for our residents. I’m confident that as a region, we will rise to the challenge.
—Youngtown Mayor Michael LeVault

 

 

Published January 27, 2019

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