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Carefree Town News: 4/5/22 Council Meeting Summary

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April 6, 2022 | 12:45 PM AZ Local Time


Consent Agenda Items

Council voted to approve the following items:

Acceptance into the public record of the March, 2022 paid bills.

Acceptance of the cash receipts and disbursements report for January, 2022.

Acceptance of the cash receipts and disbursements report for February, 2022.


Call to the Public

Two speakers addressed council during the call to the public.


Current Events:

Vice Mayor Crane celebrated the success of the recent Wheels & Wings Show at Sky Ranch Airport. The successful community event welcomed an estimated 5,000 attendees.

The final Garden Seminar of the season is this Saturday, April 9th at Council Chambers- 33 Easy Street. A $3 donation is recommended. 

The Town of Carefree will host their annual Earth Day Celebration at Town Center on Saturday, April 23rd from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Join us for this FREE, family-friendly event.


Regular Agenda Items

Town Clerk, Kandace French Contreras, conducted the drawing of the names of candidates for mayor and Council to determine the order of the listing of names on the August 2, 2022 Primary Election ballot pursuant to A.R.S. § 16-464(c). The results were reported to the county after the council meeting commenced. The current list of local candidates and voting details are available on the Town's website: 2022 Election.


Town Engineer, Mark Milstone, presented the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). The CIP is a planning tool to anticipate and forecast future improvements to the Town' infrastructure. This was the third public presentation to the Council and community regarding the Town's CIP at which council accepted the plan into public record. You may view the CIP plan on our website: CIP Plan March 2022


Council voted to approve a Flood Control District Grant (Resolution 2022-07) for design and construction for the East Carefree Drive and East Cave Creek Rd Drainage Project. The Town qualified for $490,000 contribution towards the project which is anticipated be improved next fiscal year. 


Council approved the temporary road closure on Elbow Bend Road from Sidewinder Road to Nonchalant Avenue. This plan still allows for business access from May 9, 2022 until May 27, 2022 during the installation of roadway pavement and final sidewalk improvements adjacent to The View Carefree subdivision.


The meeting was adjourned at 6:00 PM. 

Video recordings of all Council meetings are available on our YouTube Channel 


COMMUNITY EVENTS ____________________________________________________________________________

All Town of Carefree events are available for viewing on the Visit Carefree website: Upcoming Events – Visit Carefree Arizona 


April 9, 2022 - Garden Seminar

9:30am - 12:00pm | $3 donation at the event

Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion (outdoors)

April 21, 2022 - Art Night 

4:00pm - 7:00pm | Free to attend

Carefree Art Galleries and Boutiques

April 23, 2022 - Earth Day Celebration  

9:00am - 1:00pm | Free to attend- all ages welcome

Carefree Desert Gardens and Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion

April 21, 22, 23 and 28, 29, 30 - Desert Foothills Theater Presents: Les Miserables   

7:00 pm showtime | Tickets for purchase: Buy: Les Miserables School Edition (force.com) 

Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion

TOWN MEETINGS ________________________________________________________________________________

  1. Mon Apr. 11

  2. Tue Apr. 12

  3. Tue Apr. 19

  4. Tue Apr. 26

All town agendas and minutes are available for viewing on our website: Agendas & Minutes | Carefree, AZ - Official Website 

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