Balancing the Best of Scottsdale While Planning for the Future

By Milhaven for Scottsdale Scottsdale is an amazing city that we can be proud to call home. Citizen surveys reveal that Scottsdale residents are extremely satisfied with the quality of city services. Independent rating agencies give us a AAA bond rating for our financial health. We enjoy some of the lowest sales and property tax rates in the region. We have a beautiful city! … Read More

Cindy McCain Endorses Governor Doug Ducey For Re-Election

CITES HIS ABILITY TO BRING ALL ARIZONANS TOGETHER WITH CIVILITY AND BIPARTISANSHIP By Team Ducey Cindy McCain today announced her strong endorsement of Doug Ducey for reelection as Arizona Governor. Mrs. McCain, the widow of the late Senator John McCain, serves as co-chair of the Governor’s Council on Human Trafficking and on the McCain Institute’s Human Trafficking Advisory Council. She … Read More

Former PHX Mayor, AZ AG Endorses Kate Gallego

I am proud to announce that I am joining Kate Gallego’s Team as chair of her campaign! As a citizen activist and former Mayor of Phoenix, I am proud of how our City came together to develop a strong economy and build healthy neighborhoods and vibrant communities. We focused on quality growth, public safety, arts and culture and preserving Phoenix’s … Read More

Arizona can’t afford Prop 127

The Corporation Commission was created in our Arizona Constitution to protect Arizona families and our economy. I’m running for Corporation Commission to restore integrity to the rate setting process. I’m running a campaign fueled by everyday Arizonans like you, committed to restoring integrity and putting Arizona ratepayers first. I need your help by contributing $125, $250, $375 at to … Read More

👎NO on Prop 420 & YES on Question 1 👍

In case you may have missed it: The Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce has announced its opposition to Proposition 420, the initiative to change the City Charter, and its support of Question 1, raising the sales tax to address transportation issues.   I endorse the Chamber’s positions on both issues, which will be on the November 6th ballot. The Chamber stated … Read More

Providing A High Quality Of Life for Scottsdale Residents And Visitors

My top priority on the Scottsdale City Council will be to maintain and improve our high quality of life. I am no stranger to this notion. I have spent over 20 years fighting to protect our quality of life in many ways. My efforts have brought awareness to critical citywide issues, influencing positive action for our quality of life. In … Read More

From Yes on 420: A Deep Dive into Our Charter Change and Its Effects

Why are we asking for a small Charter change? Why alter the City’s “Constitution”? Are there unintended consequences? Does it handcuff the City Council? A group of experts, including former Preserve Commissioners and a panel of attorneys, gave these questions serious thought and vigorous debate for several weeks in November 2017. There was extensive research and dialog behind our ballot … Read More

BIG NEWS- Governor Ducey endorses Glassman for Corporation Commission: Air Force Veteran and Water Expert

Last Friday, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey joined business leaders and elected officials from across Arizona announcing his support of Rodney Glassman for Arizona Corporation Commission.  Governor Ducey wrote: “I’m proud to support Rodney Glassman for Corporation Commission. As an Air Force veteran and water expert with his PhD in Arid Land Resource Sciences, Rodney’s private-sector background and track record of … Read More

Team Ducey: Checking in

Hello, What a week! Border mayors endorsed Governor Ducey, citing his strong record on growing Arizona’s economy and our trade relationship with Mexico. Border Patrol agents announced their support for the governor, crediting his “decisive leadership” to help secure the border. The governor also traveled throughout Arizona — meeting with voters and sharing his vision for securing Arizona’s future. Keep … Read More

The Arts in Scottsdale

By Linda Milhaven Over my many years in Scottsdale, including eight years on City Council, I have had the opportunity to work with many people who dedicate their time and talents to making Scottsdale a special place. The arts have always been a significant part of the heart and soul of our community. It was my honor to serve as the Chair … Read More