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Budget Connect 2018


Thank you for joining us on Chandler’s Virtual Budget Forum. This forum will be open Thursday, February 22, 2018, at Noon and continue through Thursday, March 1, 2018. You can watch Budget Connect live on February 22nd from 6-7 p.m. on Cable Channel 11, at www.chandleraz.gov and on Facebook Live.

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  1. Megan: What about Chandler's water quality?

    This came in too late to address during Budget Connect, so we will answer the question here. Our chemists and water quality technicians perform over 100 tests daily to ensure your drinking water meets all state and federal standards. You can learn more here: http://www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=44

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    • Why are there so many rats in my neighborhood

      This came in through Facebook to the City of Chandler. Education on Roof Rats can be found here: https://www.maricopa.gov/2179/Roof-Rat-Resources

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      • Build playgrounds, fitness amenities for the disabled population and senior citizens.

        Are there any plans to build playgrounds or ball field specifically to meet the needs of disabled youth and adults? Or special fitness stations in parks for senior citizens? We should always try to be inclusive.

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            Thank you for your question. It is a valid concern, especially as our population ages, and more and more folks are on fixed incomes. As the City prepares the budget spending plan each year, the discussion around managing expenditure growth and holding taxes down is at the top. We are often asked to explain the relationship between taxes and fees and the use of public services.

            Taxes are generally applied to support the funding of services for the whole community. For example, taxes are collected in relation to the activities of property ownership, generating income, or selling goods. These funds are used to support services that are generally considered the entitlement of all community members such as the support of health, safety, and education regardless of the individual use of such services. Taxes will generally follow economic factors such as population, inflation, cost of living, or home valuations. Unless a…

          Mayor Jay Tibshraeny

          Budget Connect 2018

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