New River Area Plan

Statement from Supervisor Gates

Posted: Apr. 26, 2018 11:37 AM

Dear New River and Desert Hill Community Members,

During the past year, and even prior to taking office, the community has shared the need to update the 1999 New River Area Plan.

After speaking with so many of you over the past year and hearing a variety of ideas and concerns regarding elements of the current New River Area Plan, I agree with you and we now begin the process of reviewing the plan in its entirety with numerous opportunities for community input before supporting any amendments or an entirely new plan.

As we move forward with updating the Area Plan, know that the process takes time and nothing will be recommended or decided without ample involvement from the community. Also know that this process usually does not create unanimous agreement, and will require compromise and civil discourse throughout the discussion.

Many of you have worked diligently over the years to provide comments and suggestions. Thank you for your efforts and those will be incorporated in the discussions as we move forward. I look forward to working with the community on this effort.

Thank you,

Supervisor Bill Gates

Office: (602) 506-7562
Maricopa County
301 West Jefferson, 10th Floor
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

For more information, please visit the New River Area Plan Update homepage.