Council News

2 weeks ago

Representatives from Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) were on hand at the monthly Representative Town Hall May 12 to discuss a new roadway information tool, and Julie Murphree of Arizona Farm Bureau addressed the impact and future of Arizona agriculture.

1 month ago

Sheriff Paul Penzone spoke at the Representative Town Hall meeting at the Civic Building, April 14.

1 month ago

Laci Sass, an Anthem home-schooled seventh grader, is the winning artist of the anti-vandalism/graffiti poster as part of the Anthem Youth Advisory Council informational campaign.

2 months ago

Learn what you can and cannot do in the open areas in and around Anthem. Enjoy the space, but also abide by the rules!

2 months ago

Law and order and the future of the Phoenix Police Department were a few of the topics discussed at the Representative Town Hall held on Friday. 

2 months ago

The Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is scheduled to perform street maintenance on Anthem Way, Daisy Mountain Drive and Gavilan Peak Parkway in March and April.

3 months ago

This month’s Representative Town Hall meeting featured three speakers: State Senator Karen Fann, Chip Hart with Maricopa County Code Enforcement, and Jennifer Pokorski with Maricopa County Planning & Development.

3 months ago

Work taking place around Community Park should last a few days; but the beautification that results will last.

4 months ago

The ACC Board of Directors asks Anthem residents to attend a meeting and/or write a letter/email to the Arizona Corporation Commission, appealing to them to support total consolidation of the five wastewater districts.

4 months ago

The Representative Town Hall meeting for January featured two keynote speakers: Maricopa County Manager Joy Rich, and Daren Frank, Maricopa County Director of Planning and Development (also Manager of the Stadium District).

5 months ago

The Arizona Corporation Commission will consider a new wastewater rate case filed by EPCOR. Public comment will be taken on Jan. 23 at 10 a.m., at the Commission office. Anthem residents are encouraged to attend.

5 months ago

The Representative Town Hall meeting for December featured two keynote speakers; newly elected Maricopa County Supervisor for District 3, Bill Gates and Reserve Commander for the Phoenix Police Department, Joe Klima.

5 months ago

The Anthem Community Council recognized three Anthem businesses at the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce Winter Gala on Dec. 3.

8 months ago

Some residents received correspondence concerning recent mailbox vandalism and/or mail theft. Due to the timing of two pieces of communication, questions arose. Let us help clear up the confusion.

8 months ago

With the opening of Opportunity Way Park in the rearview mirror, Anthem is now home to three ACC-owned and operated parks. Make the most of these beautiful amenities.

8 months ago

It’s normal to look at the facts and figures that make up a budget and be confused as to how they got there. Wondering how the budget is built, how the figures are calculated and how the budget is approved are common questions.

8 months ago

The Public Safety Roundtable, which took place Sept. 6 at the Civic Building, produced one of the larger turnouts in recent memory.

10 months ago

“Art in Public Places,” a partnership between the ACC and the Sonoran Arts League, is featured at the Civic Building. The show is juried, and the art is for sale.

11 months ago

In an effort to save money on escalating irrigation costs, the ACC, EPCOR and BrightView Landscapes have devised a plan to switch from potable to less expensive reclaimed water for the ACC-owned common areas in Paseo.

11 months ago

While away this summer, it’s a good idea to look like you’re not. Take a few minutes to think about summer safety with these tips from Anthem Neighborhood Watch.

1 year ago

As warm weather descends upon Arizona and school lets out for the summer, activity and traffic at Anthem Community Park begin to increase.

1 year ago

Residents are sometimes taken aback when they see bushes severely trimmed in the community. BrightView Landscapes explains why this method works in restoring healthy growth.

1 year ago

Several park amenities, including Adventure Playground and restroom buildings, have experienced vandalism recently.

1 year ago

The walking trails and open green space of Community Park create a perfect atmosphere for pet owners and enthusiasts, but residents are asked to obey local, county and state rules and laws when visiting with four-legged friends.

1 year ago

Anthem has been named a winner in AZ Foothills’ “Best of Our Valley” contest as the “Best Master Planned Community for Children.” 

1 year ago

The ACC is sponsoring the “Salute a Veteran” campaign, which allows the public to submit the names and email addresses of veterans, who will be sent a special “Thank You” eCard on Veterans Day.

2 years ago

While washes may look inviting for recreation, they are restricted from public use. Learn the difference between washes, 404 areas, NAOS and culverts, and the reasons behind restrictions.

2 years ago

The Facilities Master Plan helps  prioritize new “quality of life” projects for possible funding in the next five to 10 years. Learn more about how it works. 

2 years ago

The ACC was recently presented an Award of Distinction from the Arizona Landscape Contractors Association. 

2 years ago

The busy season for ramada rentals at ACC Community Park is here, and residents are encouraged to plan ahead for their activities.

2 years ago

As communication strengthens, residents become hyper-aware of happenings in Anthem - specifically, crime. Heightened alert means that people spend more time watching out for each other and reporting crimes. 

2 years ago

The Administrative Law Judge has issued a Recommended Opinion and Order to the Arizona Corporation Commission to adopt a wastewater rate case settlement at their Dec. 18 open meeting.

2 years ago

The use of holiday decorations such as Christmas trees, garlands, electric lights and candles can increase the incidence of holiday fires. Following a few simple fire safety tips can help ensure a fire-safe holiday season.

2 years ago

The Anthem Community Council Board of Directors voted last evening to approve a settlement agreement in the wastewater rate case which, if implemented, would result in a rate compromise for Anthem.

2 years ago

The Arizona Corporation Commission's Administrative Law Judge in the wastewater rate case has suspended evidentiary hearings until Nov. 20 to give parties the opportunity to consider a possible settlement agreement.

2 years ago

On Nov. 12, starting at 10 a.m., the Arizona Corporation Commission (1200 W. Washington Street, Phoenix) will begin the Evidentiary Hearing regarding wastewater rates for all five of EPCOR’s wastewater districts, which includes Anthem, Agua Fria, Sun City, Sun City West and Mohave. 

2 years ago

The Arizona Corporation Commission is considering breaking their agreement with the Anthem Community in providing fair and equitable wastewater rates, a move that could potentially increase Anthem ratepayers' bills by 20%. 

2 years ago

The Anthem Community Council was asked by the Administrative Law Judge whether Anthem would agree to a 30-day rate freeze in the event that an order could not be issued prior to the year’s end. The Board voted to support this move, if necessary, to allow the Commission to make a fair and equitable decision.

2 years ago

The 2012 Arizona Corporation Commission decision to deconsolidate the Anthem Wastewater District from the Agua Fria Wastewater District is in jeopardy.

3 years ago

Anthem community members and leaders gathered for a successful Anthem Civic Building Groundbreaking Ceremony on Wednesday, July 3 to kick off renovations for the new Anthem Civic Building, 3701 W. Anthem Way.