Secondary property tax FAQ, mask updates and more: News this week from Gilbert, Chandler

Debt service for fiscal year 2020-21 on the Public Safety Training Facility under construction in Gilbert is one item that would be covered under the town's secondary property tax levy. (Courtesy Town of Gilbert)
Debt service for fiscal year 2020-21 on the Public Safety Training Facility under construction in Gilbert is one item that would be covered under the town's secondary property tax levy. (Courtesy Town of Gilbert)

Debt service for fiscal year 2020-21 on the Public Safety Training Facility under construction in Gilbert is one item that would be covered under the town's secondary property tax levy. (Courtesy Town of Gilbert)

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Levies, rates and values: An FAQ on Gilbert’s secondary property tax

The Gilbert Town Council is considering approval of its final budget and the secondary property tax levy for fiscal year 2020-21 at its June 16 meeting.

Gilbert proposal would require masks with exceptions, ask law enforcement to educate before enforcement

The proposed emergency order that Gilbert Town Council will take up at its special meeting June 19 will require face coverings with certain exceptions and will ask law enforcement to educate violators before enforcing the order.



Chandler City Council adopts $931 million budget, discusses potential uses of coronavirus funding

Chandler City Council voted unanimously at a June 11 meeting to adopt the city's budget of $931,336,929, a number that increased by $29.98 million in late May after Gov. Doug Ducey announced cities would receive a cut of federal coronavirus relief funding from the newly established AZCares Fund.

Chandler mayor waits for any county action before issuing a mask proclamation

Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke said he will wait to see if Maricopa County takes any action June 19 before possibly issuing a citywide proclamation requiring the use of face masks.

Gilbert chamber honors top businesses, individuals as CEO Kathy Tilque heads to retirement

Kathy Tilque, Gilbert Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, bid farewell to the chamber as it recognized top companies and individuals at its 14th annual business awards luncheon June 17.

Tom Blodgett and Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.



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