September Newsletter

District 1 Supervisor, Jack Sellers

September 2019

Furry Friends Help Kids Read at Maricopa County Library

Tender Little Hearts Mini Tales

Tender Little Hearts Mini Tales brings reading opportunities to children who would benefit from the interaction with a therapy animal.  Working with these animals will inspire children to develop their reading skills and install confidence in what they can accomplish.  To learn more, contact Maricopa County Library District

Widening of I-17

Widening of I-17

Proud to stand with Governor Doug Ducey on September 26 for the announcement of widening I-17 from Anthem to Black Canyon City and plans for adding flex lanes from Black Canyon City to Sunset Point.  Click here to learn more.

New Website

There’s a new and improved way to “get it done” with Maricopa County.  The County’s redesigned website,, delivers an improved mobile experience, streamlined content and navigation, and a more effective search bar, powered by Google.  The site served more than seven million unique visitors over the past year and is a go-to source of news and information affecting the nation’s fast-growing county. puts customers first.  Our goal is to help people find what they want faster, whether that information lives within an appointed department, an elected office, or the courts.

Get "it" Done

Get Bleep Done

Are you tired of getting the run-around? Click on the above video and see how Maricopa County aims to be a different kind of government, clearing obstacles so you can “get it done.”

County Attorney Vacancy Update

County Attorney

Eight people applied for the vacant County Attorney position.  A citizen committee established by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will review applications over the next two weeks and then make recommendations to the Board.  The Board is expected to appoint a new County Attorney sometime in October. Click here to learn more.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation on September 18 recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The county’s efforts create an opportunity for residents and Maricopa County’s more than 13,000 employees to learn about domestic violence prevention.

Suicide Prevention Awareness

Suicide Prevention

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors joined a nationwide effort to bring real human connection and vital resources to those with thoughts of suicide. The Board proclaimed September Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Click here to read more.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Be Connected (AZ Veterans) 

Buy One, Get One Camping Promotion Returns to Maricopa County Parks

Beginning October 1, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the popular Buy One, Get One camping promotion!  The promotion allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one night, or more, at a desert mountain county park to receive one night of equal or lesser value for free during that same stay.

Click here to learn more.

Buy One, Get One Camp Promotion

In the District

Gilbert Regional Park Grand Opening

Gilbert Regional Park

Great things are happening in Gilbert! The grand opening of Gilbert Regional Park was on September 21. Thanks to the leadership of Mayor, Council and Staff for this impressive addition to our community.

Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce Town Hall

Queen Creek Chamber Town Hall

At the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce Town Hall meeting on September 25 discussing road improvements, the future of transportation for the county and growth of the east valley.

Queen Creek Fire Station #4 Groundbreaking Ceremony

Firestation 4

A groundbreaking ceremony for Fire Station #4 in Queen Creek was held on September 25.

Iron Mountain Phoenix Data Center Expansion

Iron Mountain Phoenix Data Center

On August 15, I enjoyed speaking at the grand opening of the Iron Mountain Phoenix Data Center Expansion along with Congressman David Schweikert and City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego.

Northrop Grumman Facility in Park Place

Northrop Grumman Facility in Park Place

I got a pre-opening tour on August 21 of the new Northrop Grumman Facility in Park Place on the Price Corridor along with Chandler Officials.

Ed Robson Library - Sun Lakes

Robson Library

On August 20, I toured the updated Robson Library in Sun Lakes. This is an important and highly used Library in the Maricopa County system. Formal ribbon cutting for these improvements will be later this year.