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Arizona Cities and Towns Week
October 18 - 24, 2015

Arizona Cities and Towns Week is set aside each year to provide citizens with important information about the services and programs provided by their city/town, and to introduce the employees that deliver them. Click on the link below to access the toolkit for information and ideas on how to celebrate Cities and Towns Week in your community and promote local government during this week and throughout the year.

Click here to access the 2015 Cities and Towns Week Toolkit

If have questions on Cities and Towns Week, please contact Samantha Womer at .

2015 League Annual Conference - Thank You!

Thank you to all the attendees and sponsors for making the 2015 Annual Conference in Tucson a success.

Annual conference survey
To help us improve our conference, please fill out the 2015 Annual Conference Survey. Thank you in advance for your feedback.

2015 Conference Survey

Download session presentations and audio
View the conference program, download session presentations and listen to audio from conference sessions.

2015 Conference Presentations and Audio

Note: we will be continuing to add updated presentations as well as the audio of the sessions throughout the week so check back for updates.

Thank you to our sponsors
The conference would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors.

2015 Conference Sponsors

Conference photos
To purchase photos of the opening session, the parade of flags, the lunch awards or the Wednesday night dinner service awards, click here.

At the site, go to Order Online on the left side of the page. Double click on that link and you will see the League of Arizona Cities and Towns event at the top of the page.

Community press release template
Below is a link to a press release template that you may use to inform your residents about the conference. Feel free to use this template and make changes to reflect your city or town's needs.

Community Press Release Template

Next year's location and dates
August 23-26, 2016
Fairmont Princess Resort

Arizona City & Town Summer 2015

The Summer 2015 edition of Arizona City & Town is now available! This issue features some of Arizona’s revitalized and most dynamic downtowns including Gilbert, Phoenix, Tucson and the Verde Valley. Download the magazine here.

This publication is supported by the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. If you are having difficulty viewing, please click here to view a PDF of the magazine.

League Training - Finding Grants and Writing Competitive Grant Proposals to Foundations

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: League of Arizona Cities and Towns
Cost: $120, materials and lunch are included

This workshop will explore private sector funding sources (foundations and corporations) for small to mid-size community projects under $100,000 and writing award-winning private sector grant proposals. In addition, the presenter will provide critical information about the difference between writing private (foundations/corporations) and public sector (state and federal) grant applications. Dr. Bev Browning, author of Grant Writing For Dummies and 41 other grant-related publications, will show workshop participants how to find grants for conference attendance, fire services, law enforcement, parks and recreation, main street projects, historical preservation, rural development, and more!

Upon completion of this League training program, you will be able to:

  • Identify foundation and corporate funders that award grants for non-capital requests
  • Speak confidently with potential funders about your community and its needs
  • Assemble community partners with leveraging ability
  • Research and write a highly competitive and compelling private sector funding request narrative using Perfect Phrases for Writing Grant Proposals
  • Understand the grant application writing approach differences between private sector and public sector grantmakers
  • Quickly identify and put a value on soft monies (in-kind) when the funder requires an in-kind contribution from your agency

Click here to register for the Grants Training.

AMCA 2015 Fall Training: City/Town Clerk Best Practices

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Rio Vista Community Park
Peoria, AZ 85381

Cost (includes lunch):
$40 for AMCA members
$50 for non-AMCA members

For more information, click here.

If you have any questions, please email or 602-258-5786.

Final PSPRS Task Force Report - August 19, 2015

2016 Adopted Resolutions

We are pleased to present the 2016 Resolutions as adopted at the Annual Conference. These resolutions form the basis for our Municipal Policy Statement and our legislative agenda for the coming session and can be found here. Please feel free to contact the League with any questions

TPT Update

For the latest updates and to learn more about the TPT Simplification process in Arizona’s cities and towns, please click here.

Arizona City and Town Data

The League has created a city/town data sheet with facts, information and statistics about the 91 cities and towns in Arizona. We have provided this information in an excel format so the data can be utilized for research and information gathering purposes.

Download the document here.

This is a living document that will continue to be updated. If you have any questions or recommend any changes to the information, please contact us a

For a complete directory of Arizona’s cities and towns with municipal contact information, please visit our Local Government Directory.
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