I am sure you are aware Mayor Lane has already issued an RFP/Q for the DDC with a statement that $50 Million will be added to the 2013 Bond Issue and another $30+ million from "private" investors? Why should anyone believe you folks are being honest with Scottsdale citizens or have any integrity? Let me know immediately if you take offense to what Mayor Lane has done. If you ... Read More
Let's have weekend evening food-truck events at local libraries. These could become a gathering place for the community, a place to interact and create connections while generating income for the city. Portland (shown in the image) does this and the sense of community is almost palpable when people from all walks of life and different neighborhoods for once interact and get to know ... Read More
Revive South Scottsdale!
The City needs a ethics hotline where employees and taxpayers can report ethical concerns in city government.
Approach the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian community regarding the land that borders McKellips Road south and Hayden Road east . . . currently that piece of land is vacant and farmland. How about Legend City 2020? Reintroduce Valley residents to our original theme park built with 21st Century technology for ride safety and summer cooling. Right next to the Tempe Marketplace.... Read More
Coffee shops are OK for some things, but Scottsdale could use places for more-focused co-working for Web, mobile, and desktop software developers and designers. The meeting rooms of public libraires should be made availale on an on-going basis for tech co-working, with possibly time in the evening for presentations on technical topics.
Instead of yet another traffic light. It could have a cafe so shoppers could take a break and watch traffic roll by on Scottsdale Road. This would ease traffic congestion in an area with no shortage of cars. At least move the signs up to remind drivers that flashing red means stop, then go. Every time I'm caught at this light everyone sits there waiting for the lights to... Read More
Elevated Trail on McDowell Road – Bad Idea Building an elevated trail on or near McDowell Road is a terrible and costly idea. Using New York City’s unused elevated train tracks to create a landscaped path was a great idea because the track were already there and would have cost more to remove. The urban density of New York is twice that of Scottsdale. I have lived here for o... Read More
We are a tourist destination, so anything that offers them something to do will appeal.Select an architect that can design a destination building to house it, tie it to the zoo and the botanical gardens and wait for the hordes of sightseers. This will lead to redevelopment all along McDowell as they cater to the attendees. It will be expensive but should pay off over the years Read More
Pickleball is the fastest growing participation sport in Arizona. Virtually every sizeable city in the Valley, except Scottsdale, has public courts. Fountain Hills has 6 courts (3 of which are lighted) and over 150 members of their public “club”.While the game is played by all ages, it’s particularly attractive to the over 50 set --- perfectly matching Scottsdale&r... Read More