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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Pool Season is Almost Here

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May is National Water Safety Month and Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center is getting ready to open for the 2022 season.

Open swim hours at Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, 1091 W. Southern Ave., will be Thursdays and Fridays 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Satu...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Writer in Residence

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Do you ever wonder how published writers make it? How they find the time, inspiration, discipline, words, editor, publisher or (fill in your blank here). How they string together the first sentence and then another until they have a book to give to their ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Upcoming Events

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Director Named

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Rudy Esquivias, who has served the city for more than three decades in various roles within the Development Services department, has been named department director.

Esquivias, who will mark 33 years with the city this summer, has been the interim director ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Dog Park Opens

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The city’s first off-leash dog park is open.

Construction has been completed, grass planted and fixtures put in place for Dutchman Dog Park, located at the Pinal County complex at 247 E. Superstition Blvd.

“It’s taken more than...

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Dog Park Rules

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Dutchman Dog Park is the only public off leash dog park in Apache Junction. The park was designed and intended for dogs and their handlers.

With the help of operators of other off-leash facilities in the area, the Parks and Recreation Commission, Apache Ju...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Development Fee Report

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The city of Apache Junction is beginning the process prescribed in state statutes to update its development fees. 

Development fees are paid by developers at the time building permits are issued for new development. Those fees help fund infrastruc...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

New Police Chief

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Twenty-year police veteran Michael Pooley, a former assistant chief in the Tempe Police Department, is the new police chief for the city of Apache Junction. He was sworn in on Monday evening.

Pooley, who has come up through the ranks in the Tempe departmen...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Groundbreaking

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On Tuesday, Dec. 7, Brookfield Residential, alongside D.R Horton’s Phoenix East division and the city of Apache Junction, broke ground on the first phases of the East Valley’s newest communities at the Superstition Vistas. The Superstition Vistas are 275 ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Historic Project Underway

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A journey that began in 2006 to develop the portion of Apache Junction south of the Superstition Freeway has hit a major milestone – with the groundbreaking of the city’s largest development project ever.

“I am so excited to b...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Holiday Hours

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The city of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices on Monday, May 30, in observation of Memorial Day. Emergency services through the Police Department will not be impacted by the holiday.

The Apache Junction Paws and Claws Care Center will b...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Coronavirus Information

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In regards to COVID-19, the best information on the local, regional and national response to the virus are from the health officials at each level of government. Below are links to specific information about the virus outbreak and what citizens can do.

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Meeting Agendas & Videos

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We have a one stop shop for everything related to council and city boards and commissions. Here you will find links to agendas and videos of the meetings.

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