2 Proclamations read by Mayor
At their meeting on Tuesday, October 2, the Apache Junction City Council approved appointments to the Board of Adjustment, Library Board, Parks & Recreation and Planning & Zoning Commissions. Attending the meeting were Mayor Jeff Serdy and Councilmembers Jeff Struble, Gail Evans, Christa Rizzi, Dave Waldron and Vice Mayor Chip Wilson. Councilwoman Robin Barker was absent.
Incumbent Jesse Gage and new applicant Walker Waldie were appointed to fill the two positions on the Board of Adjustment by a vote of 6-0. Samuel Graves was reappointed and new applicant Vera Walters was appointed to the two positions on the Library Board by a vote of 6-0.
The Parks & Recreation Commission had three positions vacant. Frank Schoenbeck and Wayne Standage were reappointed unanimously. Walker Waldie took the third seat as a new Parks & Rec. Commissioner by a vote of 5-1 with Councilman Dave Waldron opposing.
The two positions open on the Planning & Zoning Commission were filled by Tess Nesser, who was unanimously reappointed and Shirley Ooley, who was approved by a vote of 5-1 with Wilson opposing.
Mayor Serdy also read a Proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Apache Junction. Braden Biggs, who serves on the board of the Community Alliance Against Family Abuse accepted the document. The mayor also read a Proclamation designating Saturday, November 24, 2018, as “Small Business Saturday.” Steve Byfield, the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce Chair, and Chamber President/CEO Michael Eastwood accepted the Proclamation.
City Council meetings are open to the public and held in chambers at 300 E. Superstition Blvd. in Apache Junction. The meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. Complete agendas and supporting materials are available at https://apachejunction.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx.