SCOTT is dedicated to promoting, enhancing and improving Scottsdale’s quality of life and economic vitality through community education and involvement in important issues. It will expand public awareness and empower citizens to act through efforts supported by business and civic leaders.


SCOTT is an organization of leaders who work together on issues important to Scottsdale’s future. It will be a positive voice for the city. It will be proactive on issues and promote the city’s heritage, natural beauty and economic strengths.

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SCOTT serves as a source of news to educate citizens on issues in the city. An engaged community is a healthy one. And education is a key to engagement.

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SCOTT takes a leadership role as it identifies opportunities to help the city progress. This is done by its members and other trusted sources who write about issues and ideas important to the city.

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Scottsdale City News

  • A call to the community: design Scottsdale’s city flag

    This release was updated Oct. 26 to reflect the extended deadline for participating.  The city of Scottsdale is seeking design concepts for a new city flag through an open design challenge — the deadline to submit entries has been extended to Dec. 31. Scottsdale hopes a new flag will become an immediately recognizable symbol of […]Read More »
  • City office and solid waste collection schedule

    Most city offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, for Thanksgiving.  The city will not pick up trash or recycling on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23. Thursday’s collection moves to Friday, and Friday’s collection moves to Saturday. Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. Take these precautions. Make sure to follow these […]Read More »

Scottsdale News

Recent Posts

  • Council approves capital improvement projects

    Council approves capital improvement projects

    The City Council’s recent approval to begin work on capital improvement projects (CIP) is a testament to Scottsdale’s financial sustainability commitment. Earlier this year, the Capital Improvement Subcommittee set out to identify, prioritize and find funding sources for projects that …Read More »
  • Scottsdale tech leaders honored

    Scottsdale tech leaders honored

    Two of Scottsdale’s accomplished leaders were recognized with top awards at the 14th annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation. The event is the Arizona Technology Council’s annual awards gala in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) that honors technology leaders and innovators …Read More »

Round up

  • Scottsdale declares “Extra Mile Day” on Nov 1 to encourage volunteerism

    Mayors across the country, including Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, are encouraging individuals and organizations to volunteer their service on Nov. 1, declared as “Extra Mile Day.” Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane (File photo). More than 550 mayors are promoting “Extra Mile Day” that celebrates individuals and organizations efforts to create positive change in their communities by […]Read More »
  • Study finds Gilbert most prosperous city in the U.S., Chandler and Scottsdale in top 10

    Gilbert is the most prosperous city of its size in the U.S., with 99.9 percent of its population living in prosperous ZIP codes,  according to a report from the Economic Innovation Group. “We are ambitious, we have a vision for what we want in our community and I think we have the vitality and the pieces of the […]Read More »
  • Scottsdale Water begins use of power from Hoover Dam

    (3TV/CBS 5) – On October 1, 2017, Scottsdale Water will begin receiving energy from Hoover Dam – a significant step in the utility’s commitment to environmental and financial stewardship. Water weighs 8.34 pounds per gallon. Every day, Scottsdale Water treats and delivers an average of 68 million gallons of drinking water, collects and treats about […]Read More »
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