Chandler City Hall notebook: City establishes military and veterans commission, renames Chandler Environmental Education Center and more

Chandler City Council met Nov. 4. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Chandler City Council met Nov. 4. (Courtesy city of Chandler)

Chandler City Council met Nov. 4. (Courtesy city of Chandler)

The Chandler City Council met for a meeting Nov. 4 and took action on a total of 27 agenda items.


During the meeting, City Council:

  • approved the final adoption of an ordinance to establish a military and veterans commission;

  • approved the transfer of funds to the city clerk department to fund two temporary employee positions to support the increased demand of the passport program;

  • approved an agreement with Umpires of Arizona for softball umpire services for a one-year period in an amount not to exceed $60,000;

  • approved the renaming of the Chandler Environmental Education Center to the Chandler Nature Center;

  • approved a memorandum of agreement with Chandler Amusements LLC for ongoing train ride and concession services at Desert Breeze Park;

  • approved a use permit for Voodoo Performance LLC, located at 6509 W. Frye Road, for an auto repair facility;

  • approved a use permit for Sidelines Tavern & Grill, located at 2980 S. Alma School Road, for live entertainment indoors and on an outdoor patio;

  • approved an agreement with LN Curtis & Sons for fire turnouts and personal protective equipment in an amount not to exceed $683,000 for a one-year period;

  • approved the purchase of information technology temporary contract staffing services from Computer Aid Inc. in the amount of $1.05 million; and

  • authorized the acceptance of Homeland Security grants for the Chandler Police Department. The grants provide funds, on a reimbursement basis, to support training and equipment for the department's rapid response team and terrorism liaison officer programs.



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