Dog park design, funding to be discussed at Sept. 4 commission meeting

The design for an off-leash dog park — and the next steps the City of Apache Junction is taking to find funding for its construction at the Pinal County complex — are to be discussed at the Sept. 4 meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the […]

Youth fitness, nutrition classes offered in Apache Junction

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of youth fitness and nutrition classes at the multi-generational center, 1035 N. Idaho Road, this fall. They include, according to a release: Homeschool Exploration, which is for kids ages 7-14. The class has been redefined to incorporate activities that will explore multiple dimensions of health and […]

Retention basin at Superstition Boulevard, Idaho Road considered for off-leash dog park

An off-leash dog park could be constructed in a retention basin at the Pinal County complex on the southeast corner of Superstition Boulevard and Idaho Road, Apache Junction City Council was told recently. Funding sources for the estimated $650,000 cost of the park could be development fees, grants and gifts, corporate partnerships and fundraising events, […]

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Commission meets May 1

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Commission on May 1 will be updated on city policies including the recently added code of conduct. City Attorney Joel Stern is slated to also discuss the conflict of interest law, open meeting law, parliamentary procedure and the public record law at the meeting that begins at 6 p.m. […]

Code of conduct document sought for Apache Junction council, commissions

A code of conduct with sections on social media and cellphones applicable to the Apache Junction City Council, boards and commissions members is being drafted. The council on Jan. 15 voted unanimously to direct city staff members to prepare the document. “When we became a city, there was no Internet or Facebook — there was […]

Active transportation plan to be discussed at Jan. 8 joint meeting of planning, parks commissions

The city’s active transportation plan will be discussed at the Jan. 8 joint meeting of the Apache Junction Planning and Zoning Commission and the Parks and Recreation Commission. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. Dean Chambers of J2 and city staff members are to present the final […]

‘Legacy Loop’ bike, walking, horse trail proposed for Apache Junction

A report proposing a route of connected pedestrian and horse trails coined Legacy Loop and suggested thoroughfare alterations to accommodate bike lanes was presented to Apache Junction officials in an Oct. 9 public hearing. The trail system for riding horses, walking and bicycling is part of an Active Transportation Plan being prepared by J2 Engineering […]

Apache Junction panel to discuss off-leash dog park location, funding ideas Sept. 5

The volunteer commission tasked with making a recommendation to the city council on where an Apache Junction off-leash dog park could be located is meeting Sept. 5 to discuss the matter. The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. Apache Junction […]