District 1 | June 2022 Newsletter

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Supervisor Jack Sellers, District 1

June 2022

We Want Your Feedback on Draft Redistricting Maps


We are asking for public comment on five draft maps that would adjust the boundaries of the County’s five supervisorial districts. Redistricting is required by law following the 2020 Census to accommodate population shifts and keep districts as equal as possible in population.

Because Supervisor District lines match Special Health Care and Community College Districts, changes made to Supervisor boundaries will be the same for these two special districts. 

You can view the draft maps at Maricopa.gov/redistricting and provide comments that we will consider before approving a final map. There will be a public hearing on June 20 to discuss the Board’s redistricting methodology and initial public feedback.

A final map will be approved on or prior to the July 1, 2022 deadline.

New Resource Center Opens in East Valley

Sellers at HSD Mesa Grand Opening

The Human Services Department opened a new resource center in the East Valley that offers Workforce Development (Job Seeker) and Early Education (Head Start) services at no cost to individuals and families who qualify. The campus, at 1001 W. Southern Ave. in Mesa, is more conveniently located and accessible by public transportation routes.

Job seekers will have access to computers for job searching and creating resumes. Career Specialists offer youth and adult career guidance services, training courses, and resume assistance. The facility features a large gathering space that will host job fairs to provide job seekers and local businesses an opportunity to meet face-to-face.

Pregnant women and families with children ages birth to five years old will be using the facility as they enroll their children in Early Head Start and Head Start. Both Head Start programs are offered at no cost to eligible families and include full-day childcare, snacks, meals, and health screenings and immunizations conducted by an on-site Registered Nurse.

For more information visit HSD.maricopa.gov.     

Ocean of Possibilities Summer Reading Program

Supervisor Sellers Secret Code

Reading for 20 minutes a day helps build a strong lifelong reading habit. And if you have kids or grandkids in need of a fun activity, how about signing them up for the Library District's Summer Reading Program?  Visit MaricopaCountyReads.org to join in the fun, win prizes, and be part of one of the County’s largest literacy efforts! The program lasts until August 1.

Enter the secret code "OneSun" to earn 10 bonus points!

A New and Easy Way to Report Road Issues

MCDOT App Video

Notify MCDOT is a free and easy way to report non-emergency County roadway concerns. If you see a pothole, overgrown vegetation, or graffiti on a roadway that is owned and maintained by the County, you simply upload a photo to the Notify MCDOT app or web browser to report it directly to MCDOT. You can even track the request and get notified when the issue is resolved. Visit maricopa.gov/NotifyMCDOT to learn more.

... And a Way to Report a Lost or Found Pet

Animal Care and Control, pet, license, pup

Lost or found a pet? Use Animal Care and Control’s Stray Animal Map to report where the pet was lost of found and what they look like. This is a great tool to reunite pets with their owners!

Fight the Bite

Fight the Bite

Environmental Services and Public Health have teamed up to get you ready for mosquito season with a brand new "Fight the Bite" campaign.  It all starts with the four Rs: Repel, Remove, Repair, and Remind.  

Mosquito bites are more than an irritation, they can cause serious illnesses that sometimes turn fatal like West Nile virus (WNV). In 2021, more than 1,400 cases of WNV were recorded in Maricopa County. 

We are working hard to keep mosquito populations from growing. But the key to staying healthy is preventing mosquito bites – that’s where you can help!

Around the District

MAG TPC Meeting

As incoming Chair, I presented Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke with an award to recognize his work and dedication serving as last year's Chair on the Maricopa Association of Governments Transportation Policy Committee (TPC). His hard work helped push forward important transportation projects in our region.

Supervisor Sellers in Mexico #2
Sellers in Mexico

We had a very informative and productive visit to Hermosillo, Mexico led by Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG). We met with the Hermosillo Mayor, the State Legislative Cabinet, the Secretary of Infrastructure, and many business leaders to discuss mutually beneficial goals for our region.

Chandler Chamber Dinner

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Dinner at Wild Horse Pass recognized and celebrated some of our exceptional residents and companies. I always enjoy seeing leadership in our community recognized and celebrated.

Please let us know how we can better serve you.

Jack Sellers, District 1
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors