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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Stout's Hotel Officially Historic Place

Stout's Hotel Lobby Front desk and main staircase looking towards pima street

The community of Gila Bend owes its existence to the circumstances of geography and the trails, rails, and roads that crossed southern Arizona, connecting California with destinations out east. Stout’s Hotel was built in phases between about 1916 and 1929...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Monsoon Awareness from Gila Bend Fire Department

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With the heart of Arizona’s monsoon season upon us, the Town of Gila Bend and the Gila Bend Fire Department would like to review with you some of the simple safety practices and local resources, which can help you minimize the potential dangers ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Mayoral Proclamation for 'American Pride Month'

American Pride Month 2021 Proclamation

During a Council Meeting held on Tuesday, June 29th, 2021, Gila Bend Mayor, Chris Riggs, along with the support of the Town Council, stood up and proclaimed the entire month of July as 'American Pride Month' in Gila Bend as he read the proclamation into t...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Fireworks Safety Message from Gila Bend Fire Department

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Legal fireworks are safer than ever, in part because of stringent federal safety standards enacted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in 1976, however, according to the Gila Bend Town Code, Chapter 92, Section 92.16: The use, discharge, or ign...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Adopted Final Budgets for FY 2021/22

Fiscal Year 2021/22 Final Budget adopted by the Gila Bend Town Council on June 29th, 2021.

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Old Highway 80 Recognized As "Historic"

US 80, Gila Bend, Gila Station, 1930s Photo courtesy Dave Devine

“ARIZONA”S OLD US 80 DESIGNATED A STATE HISTORIC ROAD” 

Arizona’s Old US Route 80 was designated an Historic Road by the Arizona State Transportation Board. This is the first road to receive this designation...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

GILA BEND AREA PUBLIC NOTICE - Request for Comments

The Town of Gila Bend has applied for funding assistance from Maricopa County Community Development (CARES ACT) for Corona Virus Related Renovations to the Gila Bend Community Center. Comments must be submitted by September 1, 2021. Comments may be submit...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Public Hearing - Annexation of Shrimp Farm

The Town Council of the Town of Gila Bend will hold a public hearing to receive public comment regarding a proposal to annex additional territory into the Town. The additional territory lies generally to the north of Town. 

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

GILA BEND AREA PUBLIC NOTICE - FY 2021/2022 Final Budget

Notice is hereby given that the Town Council of The Town of Gila Bend will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 for the express purpose of receiving public input on the proposed Fiscal Year 2021/2022 final budget and setting of the tax levy. Th...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Emergency Declaration

Proclamation Declaration of Emergency 3/23/2021

WHEREAS, ARS Section 26-311 authorizes the Mayor of the Town of Gila Bend, Arizona, or his designee to proclaim the existence or threatened existence of a local emergency when the Town of Gila Bend is affecte...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Small Business Disaster Loan Assistance

On October 21st, 2021 at 6PM Arizona Time, the Town of Gila Bend will be hosting a webinar via ZOOM. This webinar will be lead by Corey D. Williams with the United States Small Business Administration. The purpose of this webinar is to provide information...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Open Burn Permits Required

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Unless specifically exempted by rule,1 persons setting outdoor fires, by law,2, 3  must obtain a permit from ADEQ or a delegated permitting authority. These laws are intended to help protect the public from smoke impacts. Two types of open burn p...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given the Town Council of The Town of Gila Bend will hold a public hearing during the Council meeting to be held December 1, 2020, to receive public comment regarding the Town’s F/Y 2011/2022 application to Maricopa County Commu...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Mayoral Proclamation June 29, 2020

WHEREAS, ARS §26-311 authorizes the Mayor of the Town of Gila Bend, Arizona or his designee to proclaim the existence or threatened existence of a local 

emergency when the Town of Gila Bend is affected or likely to be affected by a publi...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Property Tax Levy for 2020/2021

In accordance with A.R.S.§9-499, public notice is hereby given that the Gila Bend Town Council may consider increasing the primary property tax rate for fiscal year 2020/2021.  The final levy amount may be increased over the approved lev...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Notice of Intent to Apply USDA Grant Application

GILA BEND AREA PUBLIC NOTICE, NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY USDA GRANT APPLICATION

The Town of Gila Bend intends to apply for federal financial assistance to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Rural Utilities Service. The project includes i...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Response Updated for Gila Bend

COVID 19 RESPONSE UPDATE FOR 3/18/20.

The Town of Gila Bend is a small, close-knit community whose members are caring and resilient. Town leadership remains engaged and is committed to maintaining public health and safety while balancing real-life needs. I...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Response In Gila Bend

While the State of Arizona is still classified by the Department of Health Services (ADHS) as "low with heightened areas of risk", and the level of community spread of COVID-19 is "minimal", the Town of Gila Bend is taking precautions ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Property Tax Levy

“In accordance with A.R.S.§9-499, public notice is hereby given that the Gila Bend Town Council may consider increasing the primary property tax rate for fiscal year 2019/2020. The final levy amount may be increased over the approved le...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Statement of Posting for Public Meetings

STATEMENT OF LOCATIONS WHERE ALL NOTICES OF MEETINGS OF THE PUBLIC BODIES OF THE TOWN OF GILA BEND, ARIZONA WILL BE POSTED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the general public that, pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes §§38-431, all notices of t...

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