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City Manager2021-01-26T13:07:13-07:00

City Manager

The City Manager is appointed by the City Council. The City Manager’s office ensures that citywide activities are in compliance with Council policies and that goals, objectives and desired outcomes are achieved through the complex coordination of departmental activities. The City Manager’s office focuses on effective communication to ensure that citizens and the Council are well informed of any major activities. The City Manager’s office also represents Casa Grande in different venues as it works closely with other government agencies.

City Manager’s Office Mission Statement

The mission of the City Manager’s Office is to provide a clear, centralized direction and leadership for the effective administration and operation of all municipal services for the City of Casa Grande as directed by the Mayor & City Council. It serves as the focal point for administrative direction, communication,and coordination of the City’s departmental operations, and directs the City’s operations and activities effectively and efficiently with the use of the City’s policies and principles.

Public Information Office

The Public Information Office manages the internal and external communications of the City. This division utilizes print, digital, social, and email mediums to provide information for the community and visitors.

Public Information Office Mission Statement

The mission of the Public Information Office is to support the City’s mission and strategic directions through news media relations, internal and external communications and marketing/outreach activities.

The Public Information Office is located within the City Manager’s Office and informs members of our community with timely information by using multiple mediums, including:

How do I sign up to receive City newsletters and updates?2017-07-05T18:33:48-07:00

Get the latest news delivered directly to your inbox by joining our email list! Just click here to subscribe and select the topics that interest you!

Do I need Cox Cable to watch Channel 11?2017-08-21T17:51:23-07:00

Video programming can be watched on Cox Cable Channel 11 or online by clicking here. City of Casa Grande videos can also be watched on-demand, anytime on our YouTube Channel.

I’m interested in participating in Leadership Academy. How do I sign up?2017-08-21T17:51:52-07:00

Leadership Academy is offered one time per year over eight weeks from January through March. Classes are open to Casa Grande residents who are 18 years of age and older. Registration for each Leadership Academy class opens in October. For more information, click here.

Where can I go to make a public records request?2017-08-21T17:45:12-07:00

The Casa Grande City Clerk can provide information concerning the City’s public records program and formal requests for public records should be directed to the City Clerk. Request for inspection or copies of public records shall be made by filling out a City of Casa Grande Request for Public Records form. Forms should be submitted to the City Clerk’s office by email, fax, or mail.

Can I suggest material for Channel 11, the City website, or social media pages?2019-08-27T15:46:17-07:00

Ideas for topics that impact the community are always welcome! All content featured on City communication platforms must comply with relevant standards and policies, but suggestions can be shared with the Public Information Office by phone at (520) 421-8600 ext. 1251 or by email.

Who do I contact for media inquiries?2019-08-27T15:36:10-07:00

The contact for all City-related media inquiries is the Public Information Office. You may reach the public information office at (520) 421-8600 ext. 1251 or by email.

City of Casa Grande News & Announcements

DateDescription
04/16/2021The Planning and Zoning Commission meeting will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021
04/16/2021New RFQ is available. View more details here.
04/15/2021City Council meets Monday, April 19, 2021, starting at 6:30 pm
04/15/2021Casa Grande Youth Commission meets on April 17, 2021, at 8:00 am
04/14/2021

Peart Road and Earley Road intersection to become a four-way stop

04/12/2021Community Shred Day | Saturday, April 17 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
04/09/2021Mayor Town Hall - City General Plan | April 14 @ 6:00 pm
04/09/2021Trekell & Florence Intersection Project begins April 9th
04/06/2021The Board of Adjustment Meeting has been canceled
04/06/2021Fire Personnel Retirement Board meeting Canceled
04/05/2021Photography Contest - COVID Through the Eyes of Casa Grande
03/30/2021SAVE IT! AZ Water Company Partners with City on Water Management & Conservation
03/30/2021REMINDER: Masks Still Required at City Facilities
03/29/2021Library Survey
03/27/2021Press Release - Mayor Still Requires Masks at City Facilities
03/24/2021SOQ: Florence Blvd Streetscape Design Services
03/24/2021Heart of Casa Grande Scholarship Contest
03/23/2021Splash Pad Opening Date, Catfish Rodeo & more!
03/22/2021Community Clean-up Efforts Underway - Join us on Saturday, April 3
03/22/2021Used Book Sale Starts Today
03/22/2021Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meets Thursday, March 25 at 6:00 pm
03/19/2021COVID Vaccinations at Dorothy Powell Senior Center for 18+
03/19/2021New SOQ Available - view details
03/17/2021New BID Available - view details
03/16/2021The Historic Preservation Commission meeting for Monday, March 22, 2021, has been canceled
03/15/2021CGPD Makes Child Pornography Arrest
03/15/2021Health Care Benefits Board of Trustees meets Friday, March 19, 2021, at 8:30 am
03/15/2021Starting March 16, 2021, through April 16, 2021, the City of Casa Grande will be applying a Micro Seal Surface Treatment throughout the city
03/12/2021City Council meets Monday, March 15, 2021, starting at 6:00 pm
03/03/2021City Partners with Sun Life Family Health to Offer Covid Vaccinations at Rec Center
02/26/2021

Arts and Humanities Commission meets March 2 @ 4:00 pm

02/25/2021City Council meets Monday, March 1, 2021, at 6:00 pm
02/24/2021Notice fo BID: 2020 CDBG Solar Powered Street Light Project
02/24/2021Police Personnel Retirement Board meets Friday, February 26, 2021, at 9:45 am
02/19/2021Public Meeting (Community Development Block Grant Funds) March 9 via WebEx
02/18/2021DES - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
02/18/2021$33 million to rebuild and widen the Gila River Bridge on Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson, paving the way for a full expansion of I-10 between the two cities
02/18/2021

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting - February 18 @ 6:00 pm

02/17/2021Canceled Monday, Feb. 22 Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
02/17/2021Airport Advisory Board meets Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 6:00 pm
02/12/2021Meeting notification for Youth Commission and Part-Time Firefighters Board of Trustees
02/12/2021City Council meets Tuesday, February 16, 2021, starting at 6:00 pm
02/09/2021New BID available
02/08/2021Planning and Zoning Commission meets Thursday, February 11, starting at 6:00 pm
02/08/2021

Kortsen Rd. Manhole Rehabilitation & Road Closure

02/05/2021READ: Popular Annual Financial Review (FY20)
02/05/2021Airport Advisory Board meets Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 6:00 pm
02/03/2021New BID Available
02/03/20212-1-1 Arizona Eviction Prevention App
02/01/2021New BID and RFQs available
01/29/2021Arts and Humanities Commission meets Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm
01/28/2021

Daytime I-10 restrictions planned between Chandler and Casa Grande Feb. 1-2

01/28/2021City Council meets Monday, February 1, 2021, starting at 6:00 pm
01/27/2021Take a peek into the groundbreaking new paint shop at Lucid AMP-1
01/21/2021Spring Recreation Programs Are Here!
01/20/2021

Second Draw PPP Loans: How to Calculate Revenue Reduction and Maximum Loan Amounts Including What Documentation to Provide

01/20/2021January 25, 2021, Historic Preservation Commission Meeting is CANCELED
01/19/2021Free Spay and Neuter Program
01/15/2021Youth Commission meets Saturday, January 16, 2021
01/15/2021City Council meets Tuesday, January 19
01/12/2021CG CARES Program is Back
01/12/2021Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Reopens Today
01/11/2021Board of Appeals meets Wednesday, January 13, 2021
01/11/2021New Notice of RFQ available
01/08/2021
01/08/2021New Year, HEALTHY YOU!
01/08/2021Canceled - Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Board of Adjustment Regular Meeting
01/05/2021Addendum to the 01/07/21 Planning and Zoning Commission Agenda
01/05/2021

Governor Ducey Provides Additional Funding To Support Local Restaurants

01/05/2021CGPD Arrests Vehicle Theft Suspect
01/05/2021AARP Reading (Volunteers Needed)
01/05/2021Notice of RFQ
01/04/2021Planning and Zoning Commission meets Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 6:00 pm
12/30/2020Arts and Humanities Commission meets Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 4:30 pm
12/30/2020City Council meets Monday, January 4, 2021, at 7:00 pm
12/22/2020COVID-19 + Holiday Message
12/18/2020City Council meets Monday, December 21, 2020, starting at 6:00 pm
12/11/2020Rec Talk CG Mountain Safety
12/11/2020Notice of Addendum to (RFQ)
12/07/2020

Temporary Extension of Premises and Organized Gatherings

12/07/2020

Meetings of Public Bodies and Appointment of Interim City Judge

12/07/2020The regularly scheduled Board of Adjustment meeting for Tuesday, December 8, 2020, has been CANCELED
12/07/2020The Arts and Humanities meeting for Tuesday, December 8, 2020, is CANCELED
12/05/2020Help for Hospitals, Restaurants and Free COVID-19 Vaccines
12/04/2020City Council meets Monday, December 7, 2020 starting at 6:00 pm
12/02/2020City Beat (Winter 2020)
12/01/2020Electric Light Tour Map Now Available
12/01/2020Planning and Zoning Commission meets Thursday, December 3 at 6:00 pm
12/01/2020

Construction is complete on Lucid's very first EV factory.

11/30/2020A new request for Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is now available
11/23/2020TODAY, Mayor Talks COVID-19
11/20/2020Canceled Airport Advisory Board Meeting - Tuesday, November 24
11/13/2020Notice of Request for Qualification for City Hall Safety Improvements
11/12/2020City Council meets Monday, November 16, 2020, starting at 6:30 pm
11/12/2020Youth Commission meets Saturday, November 14, 2020, at 8:00 am
11/11/2020CGPD Arrests Burglary Suspect
11/10/2020
11/09/2020Board of Adjustment meeting for Tuesday, November 10, 2020, has been canceled
11/03/2020

Wear Face Masks to Help Curb Rising Covid Infections

11/03/2020Planning and Zoning Commission meets Thursday, November 5, 2020, at 6:00 pm
11/02/2020Listen to "THE GATE WITH MAYOR MCFARLAND" by Grace FM
10/30/2020

Halloween Safety Tips!

10/30/2020Arts & Humanities Commission meets Tuesday, November 3 at 4:30 pm
10/30/2020City Council meets Monday, November 2, starting at 5:45 pm
10/28/2020Limited In-person Group Fitness Classes Return Nov 2
10/23/2020CGPD Officer Involved Shooting
10/23/2020Dave White Golf Course reopens on Monday, October 26
10/15/2020City Council Meets Monday, October 19, 2020, starting at 5:45 pm
10/15/2020

NOTICE OF BID: 80 Ballistic Helmets, 30 Riot Face Shields to Attach to Helmets, 30 Protective Covers for Riot Shields

10/14/2020City Launches PPE Reimbursement Program for Qualifying Organizations up to $2.5K
10/14/2020Health Care Benefits Board of Trustees meets Friday, October 16, 2020, at 8:30 am
10/09/2020SBA and Treasury Announce Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less
10/09/2020Community Recreation Center is OPEN
10/09/2020Meeting Notification for Youth Commission and Board of Adjustment
10/08/2020The City of Casa Grande asks for Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the construction of a community trail
10/05/2020Community Shred Day - Saturday, October 10, 2020
10/02/2020City Council meets Monday, October 5, 2020, starting at 6:00 pm.
10/02/2020
09/30/2020Update on Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness - October 8, 2020 Register Now!
09/30/2020October 1, 2020, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting has been canceled.
09/28/2020MEDIA ALERT: Pavement Management System
09/28/2020Planning and Zoning Commission meets Thursday, October 1, 2020.
09/25/2020Canceled Historic Preservation Commission Monday, Sept. 28, 2020
09/23/2020

2 Events! Census Live Q&A (In Spanish) + Census GiveAways (CG Walmart)

09/22/2020James W. Garrison Heritage Award Presentation
09/22/2020CGPD Investigates Animal Cruelty
09/21/2020CGPD Investigates Shooting
09/18/2020Notice of RFP: On-Airport Building Lease
09/18/2020City Council Meets Monday, September 21, 2020.
09/16/2020September Economic Development Newsletter
09/16/2020Main Library Reopening
09/14/2020

Request for RFP: DESIGN AND PRODUCTION FOR CITY MAGAZINE

09/10/2020Fall 2020 Recreation Guide Released
09/09/2020Community Recreation Center to Reopen on September 21, 2020
09/04/2020Board of Adjustment Meeting Canceled
09/04/2020City Council Meets Tuesday, September 8, 2020
09/03/2020City News Update
09/02/2020CGPD Makes Arrest in Arson Case
09/01/2020Does your Business or Non-Profit Qualify for One-Time Reimbursement Up to 10K?
08/31/2020Planning and Zoning Commission meets Thursday, September 3, 2020, at 6:00 pm.
08/28/2020
08/25/2020The Arizona Commerce Authority’s Arizona Manufacturing Extension Partnership (AZ MEP) announced today they are accepting applications from Arizona manufacturers in need of assistance.
08/21/2020Requirements for Restaurants and Bars Providing Dine-In Services
08/19/2020Arizona Small Business Rent and Mortgage Relief Grant Program
08/18/2020Respond to Census 2020 for Your Chance to Win a $100 Gift Card!
08/17/2020Proclamation Designating August 26, 2020, as Women's Equality Day
08/12/2020City Launches Casa Grande CARES Program to Financially Assist Local Businesses and Non-Profits
08/11/2020View the Bell's Family Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Project
08/04/2020Pinal home values soar; ‘building boom to return rapidly,’ says real estate consultant Jim Belfiore
08/03/2020

Canceled Arts & Humanities Commission Meeting

07/30/2020SBDC’s team of industry experts can offer tips and tools for keeping your restaurant open. Visit their free webinar library 24|7 and learn different ways to market your business.
07/29/2020Nikola Motor Company - Nikola Groundbreaking in Coolidge Arizona Highlight Reel
07/29/20202-1-1 Arizona Information and Referral Service Now Available 24/7/365 Statewide in English and Spanish
07/28/2020Sun Life in Casa Grande is partnering with the University of Arizona to provide antibody testing. Pre-register if interested.
07/23/2020

Canceled Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

07/20/2020

Canceled Airport Advisory Board Meeting

07/17/2020Judge Dyani Juarez appointed to the Committee on the Impact of Domestic Violence and the Courts (CIDVC)
07/16/2020City Council Meet Monday, July 20, 2020.
07/16/2020

RFQ: BUILDING AND FIRE PLAN REVIEW AND INSPECTION ON-CALL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

07/15/2020

CGESD School Start Date and Education Delivery Model

07/13/2020Casa Grande Fire Chief Appointment
07/06/2020Mayor proclaims the month of August 2020 as "Child Support Awareness Month" in the City of Casa Grande
07/02/2020Consumer Fireworks
07/01/2020

Exceptions to Business Closures and Masks

07/01/2020City of Casa Grande Moves Forward with Drive-In Fourth of July
06/29/2020

City Pools, Recreation Center and Some Library Services Set to Close Tonight, 8 pm

06/22/2020Walk a Little - Help a Lot
06/19/2020

City Proclamation Requires Face Coverings to Be Worn in Public

06/17/2020Residents Now Required to Wear Masks In Public Buildings and Private Businesses
06/17/2020Casa Grande Youth Commission Is Still Seeking New Members
06/11/2020City COVID-19 Update
06/09/2020Conduent Transportation Teams with PayNearMe to Provide Arizona’s Unbanked Motorists a Cash Option to Pay Off Fines
06/05/2020

Central Arizona College Small Business Development Series • Tuesday, June 9.

06/05/2020Come Back Smart CG Brochure
06/04/2020We're Listening...
06/03/2020CGPD Casa Grande Protests
06/03/2020CGFD - Fire Chief Retirement
05/31/2020Statewide Curfew Starts Tonight, 8 pm
05/29/2020 City Requests Community Input on Ways to Distribute C.A.R.E.S. Act Funding
05/29/2020Palm Island Family Aquatic Park Will Open in Incremental Phases as Guidelines Continue to Be Lifted
05/21/2020Community Services Department Return To Service Plan
05/20/2020CGPD Traffic Stop Leads to Major Drug Bust
05/17/2020Mayor Proclaims May 17 - 23 Public Works Week in Casa Grande
05/15/2020Mayor proclaims May 17 through May 23, 2020, as Emergency Medical Services Week.
05/08/2020City COVID-19 Update
05/06/2020

CHIEF’S DIRECTIVE #: 20-001

05/06/2020COVID Emergency Proclamation #3 a "S.M.A.R.T." Reopening in Casa Grande
04/29/2020Proclamation - "It Starts Here"
04/27/2020City COVID-19 Update
04/17/2020

City COVID-19 Update

04/15/2020Promote Your Business
04/10/2020(All Retail Store Managers) Restricting Entrances/Exits in Response to COVID-19
04/08/2020City COVID-19 Update
04/06/2020City Reminds Public to Watch Tonight's Council Meeting from Home, Ch 11
04/04/2020
04/01/2020

CAHRA is receiving the funds as the designated Community Action Agency for Pinal County.

03/27/2020City of Casa Grande Emergency Proclamation Declaration of Local Emergency
03/19/2020City of Casa Grande Resolution No. 5223 and Emergency Proclamation
03/16/2020We Can Make a Difference in the Next 15 Days!
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City Manager
Larry Rains

510 E. Florence Blvd.
Casa Grande, AZ 85122

(520) 421-8600

citymanager@casagrandeaz.gov

To find more contact info, visit the Directory Page.

Regular Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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