City Speak: Holiday 2015

Celebrate the Season by Robert “Bob” Jackson, Mayor, Casa Grande The holiday season is here. For me one of the best ways to get in the spirit is the Electric Light Parade. I am one of the few people that have been involved in the event since the start. I remember the first one 21 … Read More…

City Speak: Fall 2015

Casa Grande Annual Update by Robert “Bob” Jackson, Mayor, Casa Grande We finished our fiscal year on June 30 so I thought it might be a good time to update everybody on some of the projects that are taking place in Casa Grande. The past twelve months seem to show an improving local economy and … Read More…

City Speak: Special Edition 2015

Celebration: Casa Grande by Robert “Bob” Jackson, Mayor, Casa Grande One hundred years ago Casa Grande officially became a city. The Pinal County Board of Supervisors appointed five men to serve as the first City Council and Mr. L. J. Weaver to serve as Mayor. That spring the first election was held with Weaver, and … Read More…

City Speak: Summer 2015

Community Celebrations by Robert “Bob” Jackson, Mayor, Casa Grande The City of Casa Grande has developed a number of programs to help all ages participate in healthy programs. One of our newest initiatives is “Let’s Move”. Let’s Move is the program that was introduced five years ago by First Lady Michelle Obama to address the … Read More…

City Speak: Spring 2015

Welcoming the visitors to our town by Robert “Bob” Jackson, Mayor, Casa Grande Whenever I travel on vacation to new areas I always like to drive around and look at the community I am visiting and talk to the residents and workers I encounter during my stay. Think about how Casa Grande looks and feels … Read More…

City Speak: Winter 2015

It is the time of the year to get outside and participate by Robert “Bob” Jackson, Mayor, Casa Grande It is the time of the year to get outside and participate in all the activities offered in the Casa Grande area. There are special events almost every weekend as well as weekday opportunities. While I … Read More…

City Speak: Holiday 2014

How important is education to our community? by Robert “Bob” Jackson, Mayor, Casa Grande I know I talk frequently about this issue to various groups but I cannot understate how important it is to our community. To keep Casa Grande healthy we need to continue to attract new industries and encourage existing businesses to expand. … Read More…

City Speak: Fall 2014

Progress being made on city projects by Robert “Bob” Jackson, Mayor, Casa Grande I thought it would be a good time to update everyone about a couple of projects that are underway in Casa Grande; Phoenix Mart and the Tractor Supply Distribution Center. Phoenix Mart is the most misunderstood and most asked about project we … Read More…