Welcome and Recognitions




             Jerry Good
      Maricopa Police Department
         Volunteer of the Year
State of the City

•   How far have we come?
•   How are we doing?
•   What’s our Commitment?
•   Achieving our Vision



...
Video Clip - Our beginnings




Who are we?

•   Strong sense of community
•   High education levels
•   Small town feel
•...
How are we doing?

• Highlights from Six Month Plan
    – 1st Town-hall
    – Chamber of Commerce Summit
    – Joint meeti...
General Trends




Sources: US Census, CAAG, DES, City of Maricopa Estimates
Sources: Arizona Unemployment Statistics Program




Sources: Arizona Unemployment Statistics Program
Public Safety




Sources: Maricopa Police Department
Economic Activity
Sources: City of Maricopa Clerk’s Office




Source: City of Maricopa Budget Office
Sources: City of Maricopa Financial Office




Sources: City of Maricopa Financial Office
Residential Activity




Sources: Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
Source: ASU Polytechnic Realty Studies (4th Quarter not yet published)




       Source: RealtyTrac
Video Clip - Current
 Development Highlights




What’s our Commitment?

• Manage to the budget
• Spend dollars wisely
• I...
What’s our Commitment?

• Drive efforts to:
  –Stimulating local economy
  –Improving our competitive position
  –Improvin...
Vision for Transportation

• Expand and multiply road linkages to
  Metro Phoenix
• Commuter Rail (Phoenix to Tucson)
• Ex...
Vision for Quality of Life

• Environment
    – Green building incentives
    – PM10 (Dust) actions
    – Recycling/Reclam...
Video Clip - Personal Goals for 2009




Proud History – Prosperous Future

Our responsibility….
Our opportunity…..
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2009 State of the City

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Mayor Anthony Smith presented the annual State of the City Address to over 200 attendees on March 4, 2009. The State of the City address is an annual presentation by the Mayor of Maricopa bringing residents, City staff and civic leaders together to reflect on City accomplishments from the past year and to review plans for the future. The evening includes a review of City departmental activities, citizen honors and an opportunity for the Mayor to present his vision for the upcoming year.

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2009 State of the City

  1. 1. Welcome and Recognitions Jerry Good Maricopa Police Department Volunteer of the Year
  2. 2. State of the City • How far have we come? • How are we doing? • What’s our Commitment? • Achieving our Vision How far have we come? • Proud History – Agriculture – Transportation – October 15, 2003 became the 88th City
  3. 3. Video Clip - Our beginnings Who are we? • Strong sense of community • High education levels • Small town feel • Family oriented • Enjoy a safe community • Prefer working locally
  4. 4. How are we doing? • Highlights from Six Month Plan – 1st Town-hall – Chamber of Commerce Summit – Joint meeting with Ak-Chin Indian Community – Reactivated Redevelopment District Plan – Created Strategic Plan Health of the City • General Trends • Public Safety • Economic Activity • Residential Activity
  5. 5. General Trends Sources: US Census, CAAG, DES, City of Maricopa Estimates
  6. 6. Sources: Arizona Unemployment Statistics Program Sources: Arizona Unemployment Statistics Program
  7. 7. Public Safety Sources: Maricopa Police Department
  8. 8. Economic Activity
  9. 9. Sources: City of Maricopa Clerk’s Office Source: City of Maricopa Budget Office
  10. 10. Sources: City of Maricopa Financial Office Sources: City of Maricopa Financial Office
  11. 11. Residential Activity Sources: Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
  12. 12. Source: ASU Polytechnic Realty Studies (4th Quarter not yet published) Source: RealtyTrac
  13. 13. Video Clip - Current Development Highlights What’s our Commitment? • Manage to the budget • Spend dollars wisely • Invest in long-term growth for Maricopa
  14. 14. What’s our Commitment? • Drive efforts to: –Stimulating local economy –Improving our competitive position –Improving Public Safety –Serve newly annexed area –Capital Improvement Program improving Roads and Recreation Achieving our Vision • New Strategic Plan – Sustainability – Economic, Environmental, and Social • Top Priorities: – Transportation (Road, Rail, Transit) – Economic Sustainability (Redevelopment District, Job Growth) – Quality of Life (Recreation, Social Growth) – Managing the Future in a megalopolis
  15. 15. Vision for Transportation • Expand and multiply road linkages to Metro Phoenix • Commuter Rail (Phoenix to Tucson) • Expand Transit (local circular) • Internal Parkway Road System Vision for Economic Development • Playing in a Global Economy • Expand Education • Health Care • Innovative Technologies • General Aviation Airport
  16. 16. Vision for Quality of Life • Environment – Green building incentives – PM10 (Dust) actions – Recycling/Reclamation • Expand recreation offerings • Nurture non-profit growth Managing the Future • Teamwork – Project Fast-tracking • Communication – expand avenues • Engage strategic partners • Expand regional and statewide influence – Stronger regional involvement – Intergovernmental Relations – Tribal Liaison
  17. 17. Video Clip - Personal Goals for 2009 Proud History – Prosperous Future Our responsibility…. Our opportunity…..

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