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2018 General Plan 60-day review underway

, | November 16, 2017
Now’s your chance to review Buckeye’s 2018 General Plan and provide additional input. The 60-day review cycle is open until January 15, 2018, and you can review the document at As one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Buckeye is developing ideas for your city’s the future with the 2018 General Plan – Imagine Buckeye 2040. Imagine Buckeye 2040 is the city’s General Plan document and the…

Fall Demolition Derby Saturday Night!

, | November 16, 2017
Enjoy some good ol’ family fun at the city of Buckeye’s popular Demolition Derby, Saturday, Nov. 18th, 7 to 9 p.m. at Helzapoppin’ Rodeo Arena, 802 N. First St., (Miller Road, just south of Baseline) in downtown Buckeye. More than a dozen cars will be battling to capture a portion of the $3,000 in prize money, plus you can catch lawn mower races, kids races and great food and fun…

Buckeye takes home major awards

, | November 9, 2017
In the last few weeks, the city of Buckeye received three major awards for their efforts in both planning in graphic design at statewide award competitions. At the annual Arizona Chapter of the American Planning Association Annual Conference, Buckeye’s Reclaim the River; Enliven the Banks El Rio District Area Plan was the winner in the Master Plan/Study category. Project objectives include: Preserving and restoring the existing natural habitat areas along…

Numerous veterans celebrations this week

, | November 6, 2017
Buckeye is hosting a variety of programs and events honoring veterans and their families this week, including the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Memorial Wall. The Wall is an 80 percent replica of the memorial in Washington, D.C. and the largest replica traveling wall. It measures 8 feet high and 360 feet long, with over 58,000 names. Here's what's happening: Nov. 7, 6 p.m. - Mayor Jackie Meck will proclaim…

Voting Locations for Nov. 7th Election

, | November 1, 2017
Tuesday, November 7th is election day, but there are no city initiatives on the ballot this time. Because of this, the typical city voting locations will not be voting centers. The two closest voting centers for Buckeye residents are either: The Buckeye Valley Fire District - 19937 West Arlington Road or The Buckeye Elementary School District Office - 25555 West Durango Street You can also search for a different voting center on…

Traveling Vietnam Wall tribute coming to Buckeye

, | October 26, 2017
The city of Buckeye is honored to be hosting the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Memorial Wall over the Veterans Day holiday, Nov. 9 through 12 at Earl Edgar Recreational Facility. Come experience this emotional and touching tribute up close and personal and honor all who paid the ultimate price serving our country during the Vietnam War. The Wall will be open to visitors continuously from noon on Nov. 9…

Buckeye Residents Can Sign-Up to Receive Local Alerts

, | October 24, 2017
Traffic collisions, flooded streets and other situations can wreak havoc for our daily commutes and running errands. Being alerted to these types of events and how to get around them can save you time and reduce stress. The city of Buckeye has partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized relevant community advisories and even emergency situations. It’s completely voluntary, and there…

Employee Spotlight: Scott Tijerina

, | October 12, 2017
When Scott Tijerina was hired as the city of Buckeye's Facilities Maintenance Supervisor in 2003, the population was less than 25,000. Since then, Buckeye has grown to nearly 70,000 people and the city's facilities have grown from less than 50,000 square-feet in 16 buildings, to just under 500,000 square-feet in nearly 40 buildings. Throughout that time, Scott has led the facilities maintenance team as it grew from two employees to…

Get up close with native birds of prey at Skyline Park

, | October 4, 2017
Owls, hawks, falcons and other birds of prey are the focus of a presentation to celebrate National Raptor Month at Skyline Regional Park on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon. This free, family-friendly event is provided by Buckeye’s Community Services Department and Wild at Heart, a non-profit raptor rescue organization. Learn about these incredible birds during a one-hour presentation from biologists, participate in up close, supervised interactions with…

Calling all vendors for Hometown Holiday Boutique

, | September 26, 2017
Buckeye’s 22nd Annual Hometown Holiday Boutique is Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sundance Crossings, 21699 W. Yuma Road. The city’s Community Services Department is now accepting applications for vendors who have hand-made, arts-oriented items that would like to be part this popular event. Applications are available on the city’s website and must be submitted by Oct. 13th. Space is limited to be a part of…

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