About Town April E-Newsletter
Budget Committee Meeting
The Budget Committee is made up of three Town Council Members, the Town Manager and his assistants, and Town Finance staff. Its purpose is to review, analyze and edit the budget for tentative approval of the full Town Council each fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). The Budget Committee will meet Thursday, April 4 at 3 p.m. and tentatively on Wednesday, April 10 at 8:30 a.m. in the Community Chambers (20727 E. Civic Parkway). Learn more.
QC Recycles for Earth Day
Time to spring clean! Residents are invited to recycle electronics, appliances, tires, latex paint scrap metal and documents to shred. The recycling event will take place on Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Queen Creek Field Operations Facility (19715 S. 220th St. at Queen Creek Road and 220th Street). This event is open to Queen Creek residents; please bring a current copy of your water bill (hardcopy or electronic) to participate. Learn more.
April is Water Awareness Month
The Arizona Department of Water Resources and the Town of Queen Creek invite all to join in the celebration of Water Awareness Month (WAM). Visit WaterAwarenessMonth.com, and become more aware of how to protect our state's most precious resource, water.
You can make a difference in conserving our water in the QC by making small changes, starting today! Visit QueenCreek.org/ReducetheUse for more information.
ABCD's of Drowning Prevention
As the temperatures continue to rise, the Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department (QCFMD) reminds residents to be safe around water and help prevent drownings. Know and follow the ABCD's of Drowning Prevention to keep your family members safe.
A - Adult Supervision
B - Barriers between children and water
C - Classes including CPR for adults and swim lessons for children
D - Devices such as lifejackets and lifesaving devices.
QCFMD has the following tips:
- Look in the pool first: every second counts when an individual is drowning and precious time is often wasted looking elsewhere. Always look for missing individuals, especially children in the pool or spa first.
- Drowning is silent: many people believe they will hear someone drowning because the individual will be screaming or splashing. However, drowning is silent with the individual unable to make noise.
If you find someone in any source of water:
- Yell for help and pull the person out of the water.
- Call 9-1-1 immediately!
- Begin CPR if you are trained.
- If you are not trained to administer CPR, follow the instructions from the 9-1-1 operator until help arrives.
Sign up to Receive Traffic Alerts
As the Town continues to work towards Better Roads Ahead with various roadway improvement projects, stay up-to-date on any roadway restrictions by signing up for the weekly traffic alert at QueenCreek.org/eNews. The weekly traffic alert includes information related to current roadway improvements and utility projects. For more information on the Town’s current road improvements, visit QueenCreek.org/BetterRoadsAhead.
Business Partner Breakfast- April 23
Local business owners are invited to attend our upcoming Queen Creek Unified Business Partner Breakfast on Tuesday, April 23 from 7:30 - 8:45 a.m. New this quarter, attendees will learn about District history and growth while experiencing the Great Hall of Sossaman Farms (19101 E. Ocotillo Road). Breakfast will be provided. RSVP to Quincy Nelson at email@example.com.
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