Issues

SCOTT is an organization focused on Scottsdale’s future. It is a positive voice for the city, proactive on issues that are important to the city’s financial sustainability, economic vitality and quality of life. SCOTT will expand public awareness and empower citizens to act through efforts supported by business and civic leaders.  SCOTT educates and will advocate around issues selected by the board. The following four issues are particularly important to Scottsdale’s future:

Desert EDGE

September 12, 2017

After reviews by city boards and commissions, the council discussed the Desert EDGE proposal at a recent work study session. Soon the council will make a decision. At every stage, we hope the facts lead to a constructive debate on a project that has the potential to be a highlight for the city.

Downtown

September 12, 2017

Downtown is the economic and cultural heart of our city. There are a lot of groups with visions and plans to enhance it. We will collaborate with them and help bring focus to the core of our city.

Financial sustainability

September 12, 2017

We enjoy a city with many benefits and a great quality of life including high services, comparatively low taxes, and high property values. But past success can never guarantee the future and there are challenges ahead and many key projects looking for funding

Transportation

September 12, 2017

There are short- and long-term issues including infrastructure needs, reducing congestion and connectivity to the regional transportation system. All affect the quality of life for residents and businesses now and in the years to come.

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