Preserving History, Building a Greater Future

by Mila Besich, Mayor, Town of Superior 2021 was an incredible year for Superior and ended on a fantastically high note with the purchase of the original Superior High School. This iconic facility will become our multi-gen center featuring Town Hall operations, our library, a workout facility, dance studio, and senior center. The complex will … Read More…

Maricopa: A City Coming into Focus

by the Economic and Community Development Department, City of Maricopa Maricopa is quickly becoming one of the most attractive spots for families and businesses in Arizona. The National Council for Home Safety and Security just ranked Maricopa the fourth safest city in the state, and people around the country are taking notice. Twenty years ago, … Read More…

Take a Look at Casa Grande’s Budget for FY July 2020-June 2021

by Craig McFarland, Mayor, City of Casa Grande The annual budget process is an ongoing effort that combines the input of citizens, direction by the mayor and city council, and recommendations by city staff. This multifaceted approach is key to ensuring the needs of the community are met. Citizens are always encouraged to participate in … Read More…

From Holiday Activities to Fly-ins, Coolidge Welcomes All

by Jon Thompson, Mayor, City of Coolidge We’re approaching the holiday festive season and I’d like to take some time to share some great events hosted by the City of Coolidge. Our Parks and Recreation Department does a wonderful job preparing and hosting events throughout the year. We started with the annual Halloween in the … Read More…

Perfect Time to Connect with all Eloy has to Offer

by Micah Powell, Mayor, City of Eloy It’s time to make sure we connect with family and friends to celebrate the season. Although the pandemic may be far from over, with a few precautions, it will be possible to get back to something most of us consider normal. To start, Eloy has plans for a … Read More…

Copper Sky Area is Hopping Place for Fun, Sports, Business

by the Economic and Community Development Department, City of Maricopa The Copper Sky Recreational Complex in Maricopa is the place to be in the Phoenix area. The 52,000-square-foot facility sits on 96 acres off John Wayne Parkway and hosted 74 sports tournaments in 2020. That’s more than 20,000 participants and visitors! That number is expected … Read More…

Gratitude—The Essence of the Holidays

by Mila Besich, Mayor, Town of Superior What an incredible year this has been! As we enter the threshold of the 2021-2022 holiday season, I look back at all we have worked through —ongoing setbacks and the chaos of the pandemic, supply chain issues, and, of course, the ongoing need to do more with less. … Read More…

Leading for Business in 2021/22

by Craig McFarland, Mayor, City of Casa Grande Leadership is linked to personality styles; they vary between the glass is half empty to the glass is half full. My style has always been the glass is half full, or more succinctly, a positive approach when dealing with people. Over the past years, I have had … Read More…

Coolidge is Ever Growing and Improving Services

by Jon Thompson, Mayor, City of Coolidge Coolidge had some amazing transformations recently that benefit not only the citizens but the surrounding community. The newly constructed Coolidge Aquatic Center has been open since May, and demand has remained hot over the summer months. This 1-acre facility in downtown contains some of the best water features … Read More…

Hill Skydiving Business Leads Worldwide

by Micah Powell, Mayor, Eloy As this edition of the Golden Corridor LIVING is titled Leaders in Business, I can’t think of anyone or any family that has done more for Eloy than the Hill Family. They have single-handedly put Eloy on the skydiving map, not only in the U.S. but internationally. In 1986, Larry … Read More…