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                                                                                                                                        8     Welcome Letters                              32   Courts
                                                                                                                                        10    Maricopa’s Rich History                      34   Nonprofits
                                                                                                                                        12    Survey Says ...                              40   Education
                                                                                                                                        14    John Wayne                                   44   Real Estate
                                                                                                                                        16    911 Air Repair                               46   HOAs

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                                                                                                                                        20    City of Maricopa                             51   Health Guide
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                                                                                    give back

                                                                                                                                              Pinal County                                      Outdoor Recreation
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                                                                                    What is
                                                                                              avirus Spe                    June 2020

                                                                                                            cial Edition
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                                                                                                                                        24    Elected Officials                            78   Arts and Culture
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                                                                                                                                        29    Utilities                                    85   Restaurant Guide
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                                                                                                -19              for diplomas

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    Welcome                                                                    The Ak-Chin
    to Maricopa                                                                Indian Community

    A                                                                          A
             s mayor, it is my                                                           s Chairman of the Ak-Chin
             distinct honor and                                                          Indian Community, I would
             privilege to welcome                                                        like to welcome you to our
             you to your new                                                             community and invite you and
             home in the city                                                            your family to visit us!
    of    Maricopa.       Maricopa                                                 Ak-Chin is an O’odham word
    is a beautiful, young city,                                                translated to mean “mouth of the wash”
    having been incorporated                                                   or “place where the wash loses itself
    nearly two decades ago, in                                                 in the sand or ground.” The Ak-Chin
    October 2003. As a relatively                                              Indian Community has an enrollment
    new city, this can present                                                 of more than 1,300 tribal members and
    a host of challenges, but it also presents unparalleled                    a land base of just over 22,000 acres. We were formally organized
                                                                                                                                                                  Back row left to right: Councilmember Bob Marsh, Councilmember Vincent Manfredi, Councilmember
    opportunities for growth, expansion and success!                           in 1961, under the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.
                                                                                                                                                                  Henry Wade, Councilmember Rich Vitiello.
        As you have undoubtedly seen, Maricopa is a new,                           First and foremost, we are a farming community; Ak-Chin
                                                                                                                                                                  Front row left to right: Councilmember Amber Liermann, Mayor Christian Price, Vice Mayor Nancy Smith.
    thriving and beautiful community, and truly an ideal                       Farms was established in 1963 and currently harvests more than
    location to raise a family or retire with purpose. Here we                 15,000 acres, making us one of the largest farming communities
    have bustling schools, open parks, great amenities, fun                    in the United States. Cotton is the principal crop while barley,
                                                                                                                                                              WELCOME TO THE CITY OF
    events, safe neighborhoods, connected social groups,                       potatoes, alfalfa and corn are also grown. We are home to the Ak-
    new and expanding businesses — you will find there is                      Chin Him-Dak Eco-Museum, the first of its kind in the country.
    no shortage of things in which to immerse yourself.                        The Him-Dak Eco-Museum is a place where objects of our past,                                                                             Vincent Manfredi
        Despite all these great reasons to live here, I believe                our culture and traditions are conserved and shared.                                                                                        520-316-6823 
    our greatest assets in Maricopa are her residents. I know                      Our local deli, Vekol Market serves as a gas station and cafe
    you will quickly discover Maricopa’s unique sense of                       that offers a variety of options made fresh daily, a wide selection of   Mayor,                                                          Councilmember,
    community spirit, pride and belonging that is getting                      groceries, a dining area and a patio with outside seating.               Christian Price                                                 Rich Vitiello
    harder and harder to find in America today. We have so                         Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club, located along Highway
    many knowledgeable, intelligent, kind, generous, caring                    238, provides a welcoming ambiance with breathtaking views.                520-316-6852             520-858-5852
    and friendly neighbors, who are ready to meet you, say                     Ak-Chin Southern Dunes is perfect for the golf enthusiast but also       Vice Mayor,                                                     Councilmember,
    hello to you in the grocery store, volunteer or simply                     offers delicious meals at the Arroyo Grille. Southern Dunes is also
    lend a hand when needed.                                                   rated #6 of golf courses to play in the State of Arizona according       Nancy Smith                                                     Bob Marsh
        Hopefully you will discover what my family and I                       to Golfweek Magazine.                                                      520-858-4666
    have come to realize as each day passes. Simply put: We                        Ak-Chin Circle, entertainment for the entire family! Harrah’s
    love Maricopa! And I know you will, too.                                   Ak-Chin Casino offers some 500 luxurious guest rooms with all            Councilmember,                                                  Councilmember,
        On behalf of the entire City Council, welcome home…                    the amenities to make your stay a comfortable one. The renovated         Henry Wade                                                      Amber Liermann
    and welcome to Maricopa!                                                   Bingo Hall, newly added conference/banquet space and restaurants
                                                                               are first class for everyone to enjoy. Next door, the Ak-Chin Circle       520-316-6825                 520-316-6824 
    Sincerely,                                                                 Entertainment Center offers “one stop, non-stop entertainment”
                                                                               featuring theaters (limited seating), bowling, game room, Luxe
    Christian Price
    Mayor | City of Maricopa
                                                                               Lounge sports bar, dining; as well as private event facilities.
                                                                                   On behalf of the Ak-Chin Tribal Council and the Ak-Chin
                                                                                                                                                        Quality of Life & Livability – Maricopa is a Dream Come True

                                                                               Indian Community, we welcome you to Maricopa and we hope                           hatever your passion for work or
                                                                               to see you soon!
                                                                                                                                                                  play, you will find it in Maricopa,
                                                                               Sincerely,                                                               a new, vibrant full-service suburban city
                                                                               Robert Miguel                                                            just a short drive away from the big city
                                                                               Chairman, Ak-Chin Indian Community
                                                                                                                                                        experience of the Phoenix Metro.

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                                                                                                                 Shortly after Maricopa found its new home,                 41630 W. Louis Johnson Dr.
                                                                                                             Maricopaville succumbed to the flames of a
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                                                                                                                 During the next 35 years, Maricopa                    New office opening in 2021 at the cross streets
                                                                                                             Junction experienced modest prosperity
                                                                                                             building churches, a hotel and schoolhouse.               of Porter and Smith-Enke in the Maricopa Grand
                                                                                                                 In 1912, under President Taft, the federal            Professional Village.
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                                                                                                             of Maricopa Junction. Less than a year later
                                                                                                             the federal government shrunk the reservation             CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
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                                                                                                             Ak-Chin Indian Community was established        

                                                                                                             in 1961.
         ince pre-Columbian times, Maricopa                   Prior to the construction of the Southern          The population of Maricopa in 1920 was
         has had three distinct locations, each          Pacific Railroad, Maricopa Wells was a major        381. In 1930, in the first year of the Great              Billing Inquiry Hours
         with its unique history.                        supply post on the Transcontinental Mail Line       Depression, that number was reduced to 143.               Monday to Friday
             Prior to and during the early               and Butterfield Overland Stage Mail Line.           Later, in 1935, the M&P Line closed. Over the             6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
         colonial period, native bands of                Upon completion of the SPRR in 1879, the            following decade, the area struggled with the             Saturday and Sunday
the Akimel O’odham (Pima) and Pee-Posh                   post was moved south to meet the tracks at its      effects of the Depression and then a war-time
(Maricopa) lived in the Valley around the                second home — Maricopaville — about 3.5             economy.                                                  6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Gila River. Relying on native trails and the             miles west of its current location.                     After World War II, the community began
“good-natured” tribes in the area, a stagecoach               Maricopaville suffered a short life, lasting   to again experience modest growth, even                   Outages and Emergencies
route was established just west of Pima Butte            only about seven years before being moved           expanding the schoolhouse to accommodate                  24 Hours/7 Days a week at
connecting Tucson with Phoenix.                          to its third and final locale. There were           the growing population. Over the next 60
    Along that route south of the Gila River,            intentions to build a second rail line to connect   years, some of the most well-known Maricopa               (520) 424-9021
about eight miles northwest of the current city          Maricopaville to Phoenix (M&P Branch                families — Smiths, Farrells, Andersons and
limits, a relay station was built. Settlers called       Line), but residents in Tempe became upset          Burks — moved to the community and                        ADMINISTRATION OFFICE
the stop Maricopa Wells after the O’odham                by the prospect of being excluded from access       established their roots.                                  41630 W. Louis Johnson Drive
word for the Pee-Posh people. A steady supply            to the north-south line. In 1886, their noise           In 1995, State Route 347 was finished,
of fresh water made it a desert oasis fed by wells       eventually forced the M&P Branch terminus           paralleling the old M&P Branch Line. The City             (520) 424-9311 Tel
reaching into the underground Gila River.                (Maricopa Junction) east to where the city of       of Maricopa officially incorporated in 2003.              (520) 423-4949 Fax
    When Arizona became a territory in 1863,             Maricopa is today.                                      In less than 15 years, Maricopa’s population
there were only three communities in the state                In 1887, the first M&P train went into         grew from just over 1,000 to more than 43,000
with considerable size — Tucson, Prescott and            operation, and a year later the Maricopa post       in 2010. Today, the population is estimated to
Maricopa Wells.                                          office opened.                                      be about 54,000.
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                                                                                                                                                         D R I V IN G I S O N LY H A L F T H E F U N

John Wayne AKA The Duke
       John Wayne was born Marion                                 Wayne and Johnson moved into the
       Morrison in Winterset, Iowa.                               cattle business in the 1960s, running
                                                            a feedlot near Maricopa and a ranch near
     He grew up in Southern California                      Springerville.
     and became a movie extra and then
an actor after losing his scholarship to                           One of Wayne’s favorite watering holes
USC in the 1920s.                                                  was Table Top Tavern in Stanfield.

                                                                Johnson’s wife Alice put Wayne
                                                                on a weight-loss program for his
                                                            movie roles.

                                                                                                                 At the peak of the Wayne and                            While we’re extremely proud of our track, membership benefits extend far
                                                                                                                 Johnson cattle partnership, they
                                                                                                            had 85,000 head.                                             beyond the twists and turns of the course. With member only events, meet
                                                                                                                                                                        and greets with racing legends and industry personalities, exclusive collection
                                                                                                                 Wayne died of cancer in 1979.                          viewings and fun family-focused activities; the APEX lifestyle is as much
                                                                                                                 El Dorado Holdings CEO Mike Ingram                    about connecting with others as it is about the cars. You don’t have to be an
                                                                                                                 campaigned to have a portion of State                 experienced driver to have fun and enjoy all that membership has to offer.
                                                                                                            Route 347 (Maricopa Road) named John
                                                                                                            Wayne Parkway.                                             •   Over four miles of road course              •   The best enthusiast community
      Wayne bought 4,000 acres of                                                                                 The Duke Golf Course draws its name                  •   Private, trackside garages                  •   Member only race series
      farmland between Maricopa and
Stanfield in the late 1950s.
                                                                                                                  from Wayne’s nickname. Some streets                  •   Country Club style amenities                •   Private coaching and instruction
                                                                                                            within Rancho El Dorado — Sagebrush Trail,
                                                                                                            Rio Grande, Rio Lobo, Cahill and others —
      He partnered with local cotton farmer                                                                 share names with Wayne movies.
      Louis Johnson, who managed Wayne’s
farm. The two later merged their properties.
Both now have roadways named for them in

Maricopa.                                                                                                                                                                                           The Official Vehicle of APEX Motor Club
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                                                                                                   We were extremely busy with each
                                                                                                   tech averaging 8 to 10 service calls
                                                                                                    a day. We brought two more guys
                                                                                                     onto the crew. Between the heat
                                                                                                   and people stuck at home from the
                                                                                                   pandemic, urgency and immediacy
                                                                                                         contributed to the need.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Victor Moreno

                                                                                   Victor Moreno       The region also had its hottest autumn in      manufacturer’s warranties. “Preventative                  “I grew up here, my children are growing up

 At 911 Air Repair, it’s
                                                                                                   history, with an average high temperature of       maintenance is the key,” Nieves said. “We             here, and I want them to know how much pride
                                                                                                   93.2 degrees from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30.              recommend a twice-yearly checkup for your             I have in this community and the people in it,”
                                                                                                       “This year we experienced the hottest          HVAC, spring for the AC and fall for heating.”        he said. “My footprint is here in Maricopa.”

 all about cool customers
                                                                                                   temperatures on record. It was crazy!” Nieves          Stellar reviews on social media give                  Nancy Rollins, his fifth-grade teacher
                                                                                                   said at the end of 2020. “We were extremely        testimony to the company’s dedication and             at Maricopa Elementary, recalled Nieves as
                                                                                                   busy with each tech averaging 8 to 10 service      drive for excellence in performance and               an “amazing student” who was interested in
                                                                                                   calls a day. We brought two more guys onto         customer service, according to Nieves.                everything and loved science and social studies.
                                                                                                   the crew. Between the heat and people stuck            “We operate from the mentality of                 In 1995, she said, Nieves and four classmates
 By Fran Lyons                                                                                     at home from the pandemic, urgency and             customers come first,” Nieves said. “When you         entered The Honeywell AeroSpace Challenge

                                                                                                   immediacy contributed to the need.”                treat people well, trust is developed. People will    and placed second.
             ocally owned and operated by Ray                                                          Nieves started his career in the Arizona       recommend you to their friends and neighbors.             “This was a first for our school and
             Nieves, the heating, ventilation and air                                              HVAC business in 2006, learning the skills of      75% to 85% of our business is from referrals          Maricopa and set the tone for future first-place
             conditioning business strives to be a                                                 the trade by repairing, installing and servicing   and word-of-mouth.”                                   wins,” she said.
             “one-stop shop” for its customers. But                                                every type of air conditioning system — old                                                                  But Rollins remembers Nieves for more
             keeping one’s air conditioning system                                                 and new.                                           ‘MY FOOTPRINT IS HERE IN MARICOPA’                    than academics.
             running was more important than                                                           In 2017, he made the decision to open his      Born and raised in Maricopa and a graduate                “Quiet spoken and thoughtful, close to
     ever in 2020.                                                                                 own business in his hometown of Maricopa. 911      of Maricopa High School, Nieves is a tireless         friends and his family, Ray was always helping
         The Phoenix region had the hottest                                                        Air Repair launched, he said, with an emphasis     advocate and youth activity sponsor. He lends         others,” she said. “He was really community-
     summer in its history, shattering the record                                                  on service to the customer and the community,      financial support to several high school sports       minded even as a 10-year-old.”
     for the most 100-degree days in a calendar                                                    commitment to building relationships built on      teams, Little League teams and wrestling events.          Over 25 years, Rollins said she has watched
     year, with 144. A record was also set with the                                                trust, and quality of workmanship through          He is also involved in e-sports at Copper Sky         Nieves develop his character and relationships
     mercury reaching a high of at least 110 degrees                                               training and certification of its technicians.     and outdoor football and basketball events at         with people.
     for 50 days. That crushed the previous record,                                                    With families “sheltering in place” in the     Pacana Park. Last October, 50% of the money               “He’s just really a good guy,” she said. “He
     from 2011, of 33 days.                                                                        early months of the pandemic, many sought          from referrals went to training, equipment and        honestly cares about people and service to his
         Moreover, August was the hottest ever                                                     to improve the quality and purity of air in        jerseys for teams. In addition, he works with         community. He is always willing to extend a
     since records started being kept in 1895, with                                                their homes, he said, noting a whole-house         local nonprofits including the Maricopa Pantry.       helping hand.”
     an average high temperature of 110.7 degrees                                                  system can eliminate 99.9% of allergens and            He also sponsored the “Maricopa Wild
     and an average overall temperature of 99.1                                                    contaminates, including the COVID-19 virus.        Horses” public art initiative, purchasing a           911 Air Repair
     degrees, both the warmest ever, according to                                                      911 Air Repair repairs all brands of           decorated horse sculpture. This is part of his   
     the National Weather Service.                                                                 residential HVAC systems and honors                legacy to his children as a Maricopan, he said.            480-360-1234
                                                                                  Victor Moreno

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                                                                           Raquel Hendrickson                                                                         Victor Moreno

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                                                                                                                                                              Welcome to Maricopa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              R22 FREON IS
                                                                                                                                                    Move in
                                                                                                                                                                                               Quality Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             NOW OBSOLETE.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                at a Fair Price
                                                                                                                                                                                           (520) 213-5021                   REPLACEMENT INFO.

CITY OF                                     Development Services                  Fire/Medical Department         Police Department
                                            (planning, zoning, building safety)   Brady Leffler, chief            James Hughes, chief
MARICOPA                                    Nathan Steele                         520-568-3333                    520-316-6800
39700 W. Civic Center Plaza                 520-316-6939                
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  P Fast, Friendly Local Service
                                                                                  Intergovernmental Affairs       Public Services
                                            Financial Services                    Dale Wiebusch, director         Mike Riggs, director
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  P Affordable Service Repair
                                                                                                                                                         NEXIA THERMOSTAT
City Clerk’s Office
                                            Brenda Hasler, director               520-316-6813                    520-316-6944
Vanessa Bueras
                                                                                                                                                and Replacement
                                                                                                                                                    With Installation of
City Manager’s Office
Rick Horst520-316-6811
                                                                                                                                                 New American Standard Unit
                                                                                                                                                              Nexia —
Assistant City Manager
Jennifer Brown
                                                                                                                                                               at your

Luis Vila, communications coordinator
520-316-6911                                                                                                                                                                                             24/7 SERVICE
Community Services
(parks, recreation, libraries)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Now providing American Standard
Nathan Ullyot, director                                                                                                                                                                                           lifetime maintenance service
520-316-6966                                                                                                                                   Coupon must be presented before
                                                                                                                                                            project completion. Expires 12/31/2021.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Licensed, Bonded and Insured
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Pinal County                                       Board of Supervisors
                                                                                                   Emergency Management
                                                                                                                               Medical Examiner
                                                   Budget Office                                   Elections                   520-866-7260
Adult Probation                                                                                                      
                                                   520-866-6297                                    520-866-7550
                                                                                                                                                                    News and Information
                                                   Clerk of the Superior Court                     Environmental Health        520-866-6226
Air Quality                                                                                                          
                                                   520-509-3555                                    520-866-6864
                                                   971 N. Jason Lopez Circle, Building A                                                                                                            Open Space and Trails
                                                   Florence, AZ 85132
                                                                                                   Facilities                  520-866-6910
                                                   Community Development                           520-866-6235
                                                   520-866-6442                                                                                                                                      Public Defender
Animal Control                                                                                                       
                                                   County Attorney                                 520-723-7881
                                                   520-866-6271                             Public Fiduciary
                                                                                                   Finance & Purchasing
                                                   County Manager                                  520-866-6250
                                                   520-866-6248                                   Public Health
                                                                                                 Public Works
                                                                                                   Hearing Office    


                                           A N J U S T                                        Recorder

             M OR                     E TH                                                                                     520-866-6830

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                                                                                                Risk Management

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     42100 W. Maricopa-Casa Grande Hwy.                                                                                        1-800-420-8689                Call 1-800-CAESARS, download the Caesars Rewards mobile app or book online at
              Jiffy Lube Signature               Fuel System Cleaning
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                             Services         Serpentine Belt Service                              Judicial Branch/Courts      Superior Court



     $        Battery Maintenance
              & Replacement
                                                              Suspension Services
                                                                                                   Florence, AZ 85132

                                                                                                   Juvenile Court Services
                                                                                                                               Florence, AZ 85132

              Brake Services          Jiffy Lube Signature
                                                                     Services                      520-866-7065                888-431-1311
 Service includes up to 5 quarts of Service Pro® Synthetic Blend Motor Oil and multipoint
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PLAY FOR ALL.
 inspection. Most vehicles. Other brands of oil available at additional charge. Shop fees apply.
 Not valid withCooling
               any other System     Services
                         offer or discount.                    Transmission
                                            Coupon required. Valid               Services
                                                                    at Maricopa location.
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                                                                             Elected Officials                    Maricopa Flood Control District                Clerk of Superior Court

                                                                                                                  480-980-0531                                   Rebecca Padilla
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Thank you for choosing Maricopa as the place you call home.
               SELL YOUR                                                                                                                                         971 N. Jason Lopez Circle, Building A,
               HOME IN                                                                                            Board of Directors                             Florence                                                                                 Visit the City’s website:

      HOME IN
                                                 HOURS®                                                           President Dan Frank                            520-509-3555                              (Pinal County Community College District)        Explore what Arizona’s 88th city has to offer.
                                                                                                                  Secretary Brad Hinton                                     Governing Board
               GET THOUSANDS MORE
                                                      HOURS®                 39700 W. Civic Center Plaza          Member Scott Kelly
                                                                                                                                                                 Board of Supervisors
                                                                                                                                                                                                           8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge
      GET THOUSANDS MORE                                           
                                                                                                                                                                 135 N. Pinal St., Building A, Florence

                                                                                                                                                                            Member Dan Miller [District 4, Maricopa]
                                                                             Christian Price                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                 Supervisor Jeffrey McClure
                                                                             520-316-6821                                                                        [District 4, Maricopa]
          • Sell for                                               
                                                                                                                                                                 41600 W. Smith Enke Road, Suite 128
                                                                                                                                                                                                           President Gladys Christensen [District 1]

       thousands more                                                        Vice Mayor Nancy Smith
                                                                                                                  Mark Lamb
                                                                                                                  971 Jason Lopez Circle, Building C, Florence
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Member David Odiorne [District 2]
                                                                                                                                                                 Supervisor Kevin Cavanaugh [District 1]                                               Come join us for our City Council meetings
          • Choose your                                                      Councilmember Henry Wade
                                                                             520-316-6825                         County Attorney                                Supervisor Mike Goodman [District 2]
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Member Evelyn Casuga [District 3]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     CITY HALL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           39700 West Civic Center Plaza

            move date                                                         Kent Volkmer
                                                                                                                  30 N. Florence St., Building D, Florence
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Member Jerry D. Walker (District 5)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (520) 568-9098
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1st & 3rd Tues. of each month
                                                                             Councilmember Vincent Manfredi       520-866-6271                                   Supervisor Stephen Miller [District 3]                                        Work sessions – 6:00 p.m.
                                                                             520-316-6823                                                                                                            Regular sessions – 7:00 p.m.

           • Easiest way                                           
                                                                                                                                                                 Supervisor Jeff Serdy [District 5]
               to sell                                                       Councilmember Rich Vitiello
                                                                                                                  Justice of the Peace – Western Pinal
                                                                                                                  Justice Court

                                                                           Lyle Riggs
                                                                                                                  19955 N. Wilson Ave.
                                                                             Councilmember Amber Liermann         520-866-3999
     72SOLDWORKS.COM                                                         520-316-6824

                                                                                                                  Constable – Western Pinal Justice Court
                                                                             Councilmember Bob Marsh              Glenn Morrison
                                                                             520-316-6829                         19955 N. Wilson Ave.
         PUT IN YOUR                                                                                              Assessor
        ADDRESS AND                                                                                               Douglas Wolf
                                                                                                                  31 N. Pinal St., Building E, Florence
       GET YOUR PRICE!                                                                                            520-866-6353
                                                                             44150 W. Maricopa-Casa Grande Hwy.
        or call Jim Carlisto                                                 520-568-5100
          480-695-3792                                                       Governing Board                      Virginia Ross
                                                                             President AnnaMarie Knorr            31 N. Pinal St., Building E, Florence
                                                                             Vice President Ben Owens   

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      Brokered by
                                                                             Member Torri Anderson                Michael McCord
                                                                                31 N. Pinal St., Building E, Florence
                    © 72SOLD, 2019. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED                      Member Jim Jordan          
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   US Veteran Founded - Family Owned.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               $25 Veterans Discount on each security door & window

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                                            602-542-5025                                 Commissioner Sandra Kennedy                                  President of the United States
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1700 W. Washington St., Room 303, Phoenix                                                Commissioner Jim O’Connor                                    The White House                                                                                                                                   Female & Family Owned                                    SECURITY
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             *Doors shown in this ad are not included in $999 special
Rep. Mark Finchem                                                Rep. Tom O’Halleran [District 1, Maricopa]                   TTY/TTD: 202-456-6213                                              base available here.
1700 W. Washington St, Room 129, Phoenix                                                 324 Cannon House Office Building,                            Visitors Office: 202-456-2121                                                             Shane Cook
                                            Mine Inspector
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ANY DOOR1,225 OR     BASE MORE PRICED                 ANYotherDOOR         BASE products.
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                                            602-542-5971                                 520-316-0839                                                                                                                                                                                                  other1,550       OR MORE
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MARICOPA SHOWROOM                                                             (520) 635-3543
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          20046 N. John Wayne Parkway #103
                                                                                                                                         W W W. C O N S T R U C T I O N S O L U T I O N S C O . C O M
                                                                                                                                                              208-514-4441                                                                                                            (The Shops at Maricopa Village)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                OPEN MON.-SAT. 9AM-4PM                                         
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RESOURCES                                                                        RESOURCES

 WELCOME TO                                                                           VOTER REGISTRATION
                                                                                      AND DRIVER’S LICENSE
 MARICOPA!                                                                            The nearest official Motor Vehicle Department office is in Casa Grande.
                                                                                      First-time vehicle registration and title require an office visit. The City
                                                                                      Clerk’s Office at City Hall offers voter registration applications and will
                                                                                      mail completed forms to the County Recorder’s office. Staff will also                                                                                                             (520) 509-7948
                                                                                      assist in accessing online voter registration forms.

                                                                                      City Clerk’s Office                                                                                                                                                  •   Gas Lines
                                                                                      39700 W. Civic Center Plaza                                                                                                                                          •   General Plumbing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •   Reverse Osmosis Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •   Water Heaters
                                                                                      ADOT Motor Vehicle Division
                                                                                      240 W. Cottonwood Lane, Casa Grande                                                                                                                                  •   Water Softeners

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •   Camera Sewer Lines, Blockages,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Breaks & Home Inspections
                                                                                      Arizona State Express Motor Vehicle & Driver License
                                                     (Third-party provider)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •   Electrical Locating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •   Gas Line Locating
                    (520) 316-6823
                                                                                      20924 N. John Wayne Pkwy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •   Electronic Leak Locating
                                                                                                                                                                    Electric District No. 3 (ED3)            Orbitel Communications
                                                                                                                                                                                                            •   Sewer Locating
                                                                                                                                                                    41630 W. Louis Johnson Drive             21116 N. John Wayne Parkway, Suite B-9
                                                                                                                                                                    Customer Service: 520-424-9021           Cable: 520-568-8890
                                                                                                                                                                           Internet: 866-364-5010
                                                                                                                                                                    Global Water Resources
                                                                                                                                                                                    Century Link
         LEADERS IN TOTAL WATER MANAGEMENT                                                                                                                          22590 N. Powers Parkway        
                                                                                                                                                                    Customer Service: 866-940-1102           480-446-7070
       9 Billion Gallons of Water Recycled                                                                                                                          After-hours Emergency: 480-898-4007
                  and Counting…                                                                                                                                     Waste Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           See Us For
     WELCOME TO MARICOPA                                                                                                                                            Maricopa Domestic Water Improvement
                                                                                                                                                                                                             866-230-1547                                   All Your
               YOU CAN MANAGE YOUR                                                                                                                                                 Right Away Disposal (RAD)
      YOU      ACCOUNT ONLINE AT:                                                                                                                                   19756 N. John Wayne Parkway, Suite 109                            Needs
     KNOW?     WWW.GWRESOURCES.COM/ACCESS-YOUR-ACCOUNT                                                                                                              P.O. Box 209                             480-983-9101
                                                                                                                                                                             Republic Services
               IF YOU USE 6,000 GALLONS                                            FEATURES OF THE CUSTOMER PORTAL                                                                                 
      YOU      OR LESS OF WATER IN A MONTH                                                                                                                          Thunderbird Farms                        844-737-8254
               YOU WILL RECEIVE A REFUND                                             ONLINE ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT                                                      Improvement District                                                                 24-HR Emergency service
               EQUAL TO 60% OF YOUR WATER                                            CONSUMPTION THRESHOLD ALERTS                                                   10675 N. Brewer Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Maricopa Waste & Recycling Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                             46250 W. McDavid Road
               CONSUMPTION CHARGE.                                                   VIEW HOURLY READS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mon-Fri. 8am-5pm
                                                                                     LEAK DETECTION NOTIFICATIONS                                                                                                                                                                  Sat.     By appointment
 Contact Global Water                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ROC# 259533
                                                                                                                                                                    Southwest Gas
 Maricopa Office - 22590 N. Powers Pkwy Open 8:30am -5:00pm M-F                                                                                            
 Customer Service - 866-940-1102 Open 8:00am -5:00pm M-F                                                                                                                                                                                                            44400 W. Honeycutt Rd. Suite 110
                                                                                                                                                                    Gas Leak, Emergency: 9-1-1
                                                                                                                                                                    Customer Service: 877-860-6020                                             
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                                                                                                                                                                   We Do The Dirty Job, So You Don’t Have To!

                                                                                                                                                                       Eco-Friendly                                                                        Before

                                                                                                                                                                      Curbside service
                                                                                                                                                 Chris Bolinger
                                                                                                                                                                      at an affordable
PUBLIC SAFETY                               AK-CHIN FIRE DEPARTMENT
                                            Chief Cecil Peters
                                                                                  Main Station
                                                                                  39675 W. Civic Center Plaza South
                                                                                                                      BANNER CASA GRANDE MEDICAL CENTER –
                                                                                                                      EMERGENCY ROOM
                                            45401 W. Farrell Road                                                     1800 E. Florence Blvd, Casa Grande
MARICOPA FIRE/MEDICAL DEPARTMENT            520-568-1300                          Copper Sky Substation               520-381-6300
Chief Brady Leffler
                                                                                  17985 N. Greythorne Drive      SERVICES OFFERED
                                            NORTH HIDDEN VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT                                       Banner-Casa-Grande-Medical-Center               53510 W. McDavid Road                 AK-CHIN POLICE DEPARTMENT                                                        ✓ Residential Trash Bin & Commercial Dumpster Cleaning Service
                                            602-571-1059                          Chief Manuel W. Garcia              CHANDLER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER –
Administration Office                                                             45525 W. Farrell Road               EMERGENCY ROOM
                                                                                                                                                                   ✓ Disinfect, Sanitize & Deodorize
45654 W. Edison Road                        THUNDERBIRD FIRE DISTRICT             520-568-1200                        1955 W. Frye Road, Chandler
Mail: 39700 W. Civic Center Plaza
                                                                                                                                                                   ✓ Surface Cleaning of Driveways, Patios, Sidewalks, & Pool Decks
                                            12365 N. Ralston Road                                                     480-728-3000
520-568-3333                                520-251-3122                          PINAL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE         ✓ Cleaning & Sanitation of Shopping Carts                                             Sheriff Mark Lamb                   ChandlerRegional
medical-department                          MARICOPA POLICE DEPARTMENT            520-866-5111                                                                     ✓ Protects From Hazards of Bacterial, Viral and Fungal Infections
                                            Chief James Hughes          
Fire Station 571 (Homestead)      
20945 N. Porter Road                        Emergency: 911                        Adult Detention Center

Fire Station 572 (Sorrento)
                                            Dispatch: 520-568-3673
                                            Administration: 520-316-6800
                                                                                  971 Jason Lopez Circle, Florence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Local family owned and operated
36930 W. Bowlin Road              

Fire Station 574 (Alterra)
                                            department                            Search & Rescue
                                                                                  971 Jason Lopez Circle, Florence                                                                                                    Call/Text Us TODAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (480) 999-0445
44925 W. Alterra Parkway                                                          520-866-5111

Fire Station 575 (Acacia Crossings)
45695 W. Edison Road
                                                                                  Stanfield Substation
                                                                                  36697 W. Papago Drive                                                                                                        Visit us at
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                                                      29+ Years
                                                    of Experience

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                                             We Buy Junk Cars                   Maricopa courts hear cases from within the city limits and the
                                             (602) 380-6381                     surrounding unincorporated area. Cases on Ak-Chin Indian
                                                                                Community land are heard in Tribal Court. Superior Court is in Florence,
                                           52820 W. Jersey Drive                where the county detention centers are located.
                                               Samuel and Ashley
                                            (520) 635-8257
                                                                                Maricopa Municipal Court             Ak-Chin Tribal Court
                                            Magistrate Lyle Riggs                Chief Judge Brian Burke
                                                                                19955 N. Wilson Ave.                 45525 W. Farrell Road

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                                                                                                                     Juvenile Court Services
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                                                                                 Judge Lyle Riggs          

                                                                                Western Pinal Justice Court          Clerk of the Superior Court
                                                                                Justice of the Peace Lyle Riggs      Clerk Rebecca Padilla
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                                                                                                                                                                                    EIN: 84-4404076
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Little Whiskers Animal Rescue
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Provides food and essentials                                                                                                                                                                                           Presents activities and testing
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Families United Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                   Maricopa Arts Council
                                                                                                                                                                                    EIN: 51-0578429
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Fraternal Order of Police                                                     EIN: 47-1938317                                                                         8
                                                                                                                                                                                    EIN: 27-1685692                                                               8                                                                            Educates kindergarten                            Maricopa Community Theatre
                                                                                                                                                                                    8 AZFOP.Org                                                                   Helps businesses create safe workplaces.                                                through middle school.                           EIN: 27-3193374
                                                                                                                                                                                    Committed to improving the working                                                                                                                                                                                     8
                                                                                                                                                                                    conditions of law enforcement officers.                                       Keep the Beat Inc.                                                                      Little League Baseball Inc.                      Presents live theater productions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  EIN: 81-3575032                                                                         EIN: 20-0616188                                  and youth performances.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Helping Orphaned Hounds Rescue                                                8                                                                    8
                                                                                                                                                                                    EIN: 27-1868373                                                               Offers music training and community                                                     Provides youth sports opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                                                    8                                                   service opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Finds homes for dogs and
                                                                                                                                                RELAY FOR LIFE                      promotes spaying/neutering.

                                                                                                                                                                    Victor Moreno

NONPROFITS                                                                             Arizona Sun Chasers                           Blue Star Mothers of America Inc.
                                                                                       EIN: 86-0976238                               EIN: 36-4774227

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Where Character
Currently in good standing in the Internal Revenue Service files are                   8                       8
these organizations, minus religious institutions and PTOs. (Note:                     Motorcycle Club                               Provides auxiliary support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Leads to Success.
Some organizations are inactive but maintain their nonprofit status.                                                                 of military personnel.
This list is not intended as an endorsement.)                                          Association of Civilian Technicians Inc
                                                                                       EIN: 86-0470847                               Boy Scout Troop 993
                                                                                       8                                  EIN: 20-8803738
Action Alliance Network Inc.                Arizona Foundation for Social Justice      DoD union exclusively.                        8
EIN: 20-3475933                             Children and Youth Service                                                               Creates achievement environment                                                                                                                                                                 + Character Education            + Robotics, Choir, Art, & Athletics
Funds public safety, disaster               EIN: 80-0491866                            AZ Knights Inc.                               for Scouts 11-18.                                                                                                                                                                               + Small Class Sizes              + Technology-Enriched Environment
preparedness and relief.                    8                             EIN: 39-1722440                                                                                                                                                                                                                               + History of Academic Excellence + Online Academy for Grades 9-12 with
                                            Provides family services.                  8                          Copa Shorts Film Fest Inc.                                                                                                                                                                      + Uniforms K-8                     Dual-Enrollment Opportunity at GCU
Aid 4 Greys                                                                            Provides fundamentals in youth sports.        EIN: 81-0902509
EIN: 20-2574239                             Arizona Outdoor Adventures Inc.                                                          8
Rescues and resources greyhounds.           EIN: 86-0896931
                                                                                       Be Awesome Inc.
                                                                                       EIN: 86-0731529
                                                                                                                                     Presents short films and
                                                                                                                                     educational programs.                                                                                                                                                                 Now
American Legion
EIN: 27-2110284
                                            Promoting healthy outdoor activities for
                                                                                       Creates positive, empowering activities and   Dance For Tatas                                                                                                                                                                     Enrolling!
8                                                                      learning experiences for youth                EIN: 83-1391645
Creates programs for military veterans.     Arizona Poodle Rescue
                                                                                       Be Empowered to Be Inc.
                                                                                                                                     8                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GRADES
                                            EIN: 87-0799983                                                                          Brings awareness to breast cancer raising
American Legion Auxiliary                   8                  EIN: 36-4699294                               money for Impact One.
EIN: 27-3655841                             Rescues and re-homes standard poodles.     8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LOCATED AT:                                                       TO ENROLL, CALL OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE:
8                                                                      Provides educational services to              DSPA Gems
Creates programs for spouses and families                                              women and girls 12 and older.                 EIN: 80-0469117                                                                                          18700 N. Porter Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Maricopa, AZ 85138

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ONLINE 9-12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Charter School
of military veterans.                                                                                                                8
                                                                                                                                     Creates events and provides                                 In accordance with Federal Law, Leading Edge Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, or disability.

                                                                                                                                     training in performing arts.
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Maricopa Cultural Activity Center Inc.
(Friends of the Maricopa                                                    RESOURCES
Public Library)
EIN: 94-2933340                                                                                                                                                                                                              Friendly, professional, and experienced
Supports and enhances the public library.                                                                                                                                                                                          home renovation company
Maricopa Economic
Development Alliance
EIN: 27-0924554
Seeks strategies and solutions
for economic growth.

Maricopa Education Foundation Inc.
EIN: 260273602
Provides academic and cultural
enrichment for students.

Maricopa Football Boosters
EIN: 81-4514608
8                                                                                     MARICOPA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Provides opportunities and resources for
                                                                                                                                                                        Bob McGovern
Maricopa High School football.
                                            Maricopa Sandlot                              Pet Social Worker Tails of Hope               The Streets Don’t Love You Back
Maricopa Golf Classic Incorporated          EIN: 82-1774844                               EIN: 26-1974172                               EIN: 47-3208272
EIN: 47-5276824                             8                         8                         8
8                        Provides competition opportunities            Offers information on lost/                   Provides education and resources to
Raises money for American Service Animal    for girls fastpitch softball.                 found and adoptable pets.                     prevent youth crime and recidivism.

Maricopa Historical Society                 Maricopa Seniors Inc.                         Powerpack Copa Inc.                           Support Team for Education and
EIN: 27-3047891                             EIN: 90-0502807                               EIN: 47-5488722                               Learning Associations Inc.
8                                 8                         8                           EIN: 26-2352793
Preserves historical materials and          Provides resources for senior safety.         Provides weekend meals for school children.   8
educates through special programs.                                                                                                      Supports higher learning for children
                                            Maricopa United Soccer Club                   Pride & Joy Learning & Development            in developing countries.
Maricopa Lions Club                         EIN: 81-3559665                               Center Inc.
EIN: 47-3132480                             8                        EIN: 41-2205048                               Toastmasters International
8            Provides competition for year-round soccer.   Provides reduced-rate daycare                 (Club 00003256)
Provides community service                                                                services for qualifying families.             EIN: 86-0988503
and fundraising.                            Maricopa Youth Football                                                                     8
                                            EIN: 01-0832741                               Relay For Life of Maricopa                    Develops communication
Maricopa Multi Cultural Consortium          8          Part of American Cancer Society               and leadership skills.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Kitchen Remodeling • Bathroom Remodeling
EIN: 81-2253575                             Provides recreation and                       EIN: 13-1788491
8                    instruction for youth.                        8                        Vetit Inc.
Seeks resources for construction                                                          Team fundraising cancer walk event.           EIN: 47-3420223
of senior/community center.                 Nelson C. Lathan Counseling Center                                                          8
                                            EIN: 46-1079110                               Sassy’s Sisters Happy Haven                   Helps veterans transition to civilian life.
Maricopa Pantry                             8                 Animal Sanctuary
EIN: 81-3081927                             Provides youth programs for                   EIN: 81-4382642                               Vietnam Aviation Veterans                                               Custom Flooring
8               emotional health and education.               8                  of Arizona
Provides food bank services.                                                              Providing a home for rescued cats.            EIN: 86-1003308
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Hardwood • Laminate • Stone • Tile • Vinyl
                                            Orphan Foundation                                                                           Hosts a museum of military aviation history.
Maricopa Police Foundation Inc.             EIN: 20-8201228                               Silent Heroes
EIN: 80-0540115                             Provides resources for adopting families.     EIN: 81-4088924                               Zonta International
8                                                                              8                   EIN: 82-4670728                                 Arizona Kitchen & Bathroom Contractor
Provides support and resources for                                                        Hosts golf tournament to                      8
Maricopa Police Department.                                                               benefit first responders.                     Empowering others through service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (520) 840-0050
                                                                                                                                        and advocacy.                                  Contact us for your FREE virtual estimate                
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WHY CHOOSE MUSD?                                                                                                             COMPETITIVE PROGRAMMING

                                                                                                                             We are confident our schools offer
                                                                                                                                                                       MIDDLE SCHOOLS
                                                                                                                                                                       MUSD Middle Schools’ Blended
                                                                                                                                                                       Learning environments melds
                                                                                                                                                                       traditional instruction and self-paced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  is thrilled to offer the AP Capstone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Diploma program. The innovative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  program allows students to develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the skills that matter most for
Maricopa families will find our city’s best and most                                                                         opportunities for every child. We         project-based learning steeped in rigor    college success, such as research,
                                                                                                                             know that much of a person’s              and relevance. Students put their          collaboration, and communication.
exciting choices for their children’s education in
                                                                                                                             success begins with the learning that     problem solving, forward thinking,         Additional paths to graduation include:
Maricopa Unified School District. Our schools are
                                                                                                                             takes place from birth to five years      and creative skills to the test by
steeped in tradition and motivated by innovation.
                                                                                                                             old. In July 2019, MUSD expanded          collaborating in projects to solve real-       OPPORTUNITIES
From pre-school through high school, MUSD                                                                                                                                                                             • AP Capstone Diploma Program
                                                                                                                             Preschool opportunities at Santa          world issues.
captures the connected values of a small town with                                                                                                                                                                    • College Prep/Central Arizona
                                                                                                                             Rosa Elementary School. Each
the dynamic academic, social, and extracurricular                                                                            classroom is led by a certified teacher       OPPORTUNITIES                                College
experiences of a destination city. Here are just a                                                                           who specializes in Early Childhood            • STEAM Initiatives                        • Online High School Expansion
few highlights that make us stand out in Maricopa:                                                                           learning. Registration is now open            • Blended Learning Opportunities           • Career and Technical Education
                                                                                                                             for three-, four-, and five-year olds.                                                   • Culinary

                                                        A CHOICE THAT FITS
DEDICATED STAFF                                                                                                              Call 520-568-5100 ext. 2502 or stop                                                      • Auto Tech
                                                                                                                             by the District Office to begin the                                                      • AFJROTC
                                                                                                                             enrollment process. We can’t wait to                                                     • And many more!
      Without exception, our                            Whichever educational experience you choose, MUSD
                                                                                                                             meet you!
classrooms are filled with educators                    is here to provide the quality education and support
                                                        your child needs to grow throughout the school year.
who care deeply about the well-                                                                                                  OPPORTUNITIES                                                                    SO MUCH MORE…
being and development of every                          ONLINE/DISTANCE*                     IN-PERSON*                          • Certified Teachers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BEFORE AND AFTER-SCHOOL
                                                                                                                                 • Research-Based Curriculum
child and work skillfully to prepare                    What that will look like?            What that will look like?           • Locations at Santa Rosa and                                                    PROGRAMS
them for their futures.”                                Students will attend school          Students will attend school           Santa Cruz                          HIGH SCHOOL                                    EXTRACURRICULARS
                                                        virtually through:                   in-person with enhanced                                                   “Every Student Graduates” is an                • Athletics
– Dr. Tracey Lopeman, Superintendent                                                                                               Elementary Schools
                                                        • Synchronous Live                   safety measures:                                                          important goal that emerged through            • Arts/Design
                                                                                                                                 • Full-Day Preschool
                                                          Instruction                        • Masks must be worn                                                                                                     • Music/Theatre
                                                                                                                                 • Wrap-Around Child Care 6 a.m.       our strategic vision. By creating
NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL                             • Learning Platforms                 • Social distancing will be
                                                                                                                                   to 6:30 p.m.                        multiple paths to graduation, MUSD             • Clubs
                                                          • K-5 Florida Virtual                practiced when possible.
                                                                                                                                 • Dual Language Classes Coming        is better able to meet the diverse
Pima Butte Elementary is the first MUSD school to be      • 6-12 Edgenuity                   • Lunch and breakfast will
                                                          • Google Classroom                   be served, but students             July 2021                           needs and interests of our student
recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School and was
one of 367 schools who received the award across                                               will eat in their classroom                                             population. Maricopa High School
the nation in 2020. The United States Department of     What should I consider?                or assigned area.
Education selected Pima Butte Elementary for being an   • Teacher may change                 • Students will not be
Exemplary High Performing School. Their commitment      • Must commit to model                 allowed to gather in large
to provide a welcoming environment and meet rigorous      through the end of the               groups and must remain
academic standards inspires excellence.                   school year                          with class cohorts.

                                                                                             What should I consider?
                                                                                             • Teacher may change
                                                                                             • Parent must commit to
                                                                                               model through the end of
                                                                                                                             ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
                                                                                               the school year
                                                                                             • May revert back to online     MUSD Elementary Schools offer
                                                                                               due to outbreak and           leadership development, character
                                                                                               intermittent closure          education, and STEAM activities; and
                                                                                             • Social distancing can not     the district remains proud of its
                                                                                               be practiced on buses,
                                                                                               masks must be worn at             OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                                               all times                         • Character Education
                                                                                                                                 • Leadership Development
                                                        *Subject to change in response to need and evolving COVID-19 data.       • STEAM Activities
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