Welcoming and integrating Latino community members into the Portage workforce

As the city struggles to find enough workers to fill its jobs, Portage is trying to understand ways it can become more welcoming to residents from countries that speak a languege other than English. This report offers recommendations for how to make the community welcoming for new residents who speak Spanish. UniverCity Year Contact Info: […]

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Multi-Generational Community Engagement (1/2)

The city’s mission is to improve the lives of the people they serve, and its vision is to be the community of choice for residents, businesses, and employees. Additionally, the city’s Strategic Plan and Balanced Scorecard are designed to drive performance throughout the organization towards one common objective – improving the community experience. The results […]

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Downtown Business District Revitalization Plan (1/3)

Clarkdale is a small community in north-central Arizona, nestled in the Coconino forest, along the southwest banks of the Verde River. Clarkdale was founded in 1912 as a company town to serve the United Verde Copper Company and was offi cially incorporated in 1957. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Town of […]

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Sustainability Planning: Funding Strategies and Opportunities

Peoria continues to demonstrate its commitment to sustainable development with the Livability Initiatives, which is comprised of six overarching goals for the city, including Economic Prosperity, Superior Public Services, Integrated Transportation, Arts and Cultural Enrichment, Smart Growth, and Healthy Neighborhoods. In 2009, the City of Peoria released its first Sustainability Action Plan (SAP), a guiding […]

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Safe Battery Storage in Residential Areas

As one of the fastest-growing cities in Arizona, the City of Peoria and its municipal services strive to be at the forefront of providing excellent care to its residents, and Peoria’s Fire-Medical Department is no exception. As one of the few agencies to be accredited by the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc. (CPSE), Peoria’s […]

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Historic Preservation: Frameworks and Guiding Principles

The City of Peoria’s Old Town area is a significant historical site in the community. Similar to many historic districts and downtown areas throughout the United States, Old Town could benefit from reinvestment in the form of historic preservation and revitalization efforts. These types of projects aim to highlight regional history while creating new community […]

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