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Chairman's Summer Update


Animal Shelter Update


We have a solution to ensure East Valley residents continue to have an animal shelter nearby.


Current plans call for building a new east shelter on county-owned land at Baseline Road and Mesa Drive which will replace the existing shelter located at Rio Salado and Loop 202.  Everything available at the Rio Salado location, from intake to adoption to sheltering, will be available at this new location. Read more 

What can we do about this heat?

Maricopa County heat

(Photo: Isaac Hale/The Republic)


Maricopa County has always been hot, but it’s getting hotter. Every year, we seem to set new temperature records. County government can be part of the solution, in both practical ways and in terms of leadership. Please read my opinion piece about this important issue in the Arizona Republic or listen to my interview on KJZZ.


St. Mary's Community Kitchen

St Marys

The Maricopa County IDA and St. Mary's Food Bank are teaming up to help the homeless, formerly incarcerated, and other low-income individuals gain job skills.  Programs like St. Mary's Community Kitchen provide opportunity and hands-on experience - allowing people to reach their full potential while also growing our economy. Read the Article

Steve Chucri, Chairman
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, District 2

Call out Item


Kids are back in school and we just wrapped up our Summer Reading Program.  Our Maricopa County Library District had 81,936 participants with District 2 having the most participants throughout the county!