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Avondale honors health care heroes

Posted by   /  April 17, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Daily Indpendent Avondale Mayor Kenneth Weise proclaimed April 6 as a Day of the Health Care Hero, extending gratitude and appreciation to the medical professionals at Abrazo West Campus, a hospital release stated.  City of Avondale Fire Chief Jeff Case presented the proclamation to Dr. Brian Seavey, Abrazo West CEO Christina Oh, CEO other hospital […]

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Avondale hires new business development manager.

Posted by   /  March 26, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Wendy Bridges/West Valley View/Courtesy of City of Avondale West Valley View Staff | West Valley View The city of Avondale hired Wendy Bridges as its new business development manager for the city economic development department. She joined the city Monday, March 23. Said Ken Chapa, Avondale’s Economic Development director, “We’re excited to have Wendy join […]

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Avondale mayor, 3 City Council seats up for grabs

Posted by   /  March 20, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Avondale Mayor Kenneth Weise By Joshua Bowling | The Republic Six-year Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise may face a challenge by political newcomer Walter Gonzales in this year’s election.  Both men say they will run to lead the city of some 80,000 people in the southwest Valley. Candidates must file petitions by April 6 deadline to get […]

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Avondale crafting plan to attract development, preserve history

Posted by   /  March 10, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Joshua Bowling | The Republic Avondale leaders are crafting a plan they say will preserve the history of the fast-growing suburb southwest of Phoenix while attracting new housing and retail shops. The City Council discussed the plan in December and could take it to a vote this summer. The plan draws inspiration from downtown Gilbert […]

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State of Avondale event reflects on growth and more to come

Posted by   /  March 6, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Avondale Mayor Kenneth Weise By Octavio Serrano | West Valley View During Avondale’s “State of the City” event Thursday, Feb. 27, Mayor Kenn Weise highlighted the city’s successes of the past year and celebrated local businesses. Weise said Avondale is significantly growing, and the city’s leadership has always kept its eye on the future ahead. […]

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Avondale proclaims 2020 as the Year of the NASCAR Championship Weekend

Posted by   /  March 5, 2020  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Above: Phoenix Raceway President Julie Giese and Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise./AZ Business Magazine AZ Business Magazine At his State of the City Event last week, Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise proclaimed 2020 as the Year of the NASCAR Championship Weekend in Avondale. Accepting the proclamation on behalf of Phoenix Raceway, was the racetrack’s President Julie Giese, who […]

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Avondale State of the City event talks development

Posted by   /  February 28, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

AZBigMedia By West Valley View Staff The city of Avondale will hold its “State of the City” event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 at The BLVD, the downtown Avondale district being highlighted. Described as a business mixer, the event will focus on economic development and business partnerships.   In his keynote, Avondale Mayor […]

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Avondale selects new economic development director

Posted by   /  December 18, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Kenneth Chapa By Corina Vanek  | Phoenix Business Journal The city of Avondale named Kenneth Chapa as its new economic development director, replacing Dan Davis, who retired in October. Chapa begins working for Avondale on Jan. 20, 2020. He has worked for the city of Henderson, Nevada in the economic development office for the past three years, including as manager […]

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Green light for growth in Avondale

Posted by   /  December 5, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Entrada’s request for a change from low-density residential to medium-density residential was approved, paving the way for 724 new homes in south Avondale’s former farmlands, which are now growing developments instead of vegetables. / Tom Scanlon / West Valley View By Tom Scanlon | West Valley View Near 107th Avenue and Broadway Road along the […]

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Avondale park got a $19M revamp. Here’s what to expect

Posted by   /  November 26, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

New upgrades are coming for Festival Fields park as the city spends $10 million in the upcoming fiscal year. (Photo: City of Avondale) By Joshua Bowling | Arizona Republic Avondale residents can get a look at the expanded Festival Field Park on Saturday. The city spent $19 million on renovations and a 30-acre expansion that more […]

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