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Gilbert News Brief: Week of July 8th

Post Date:07/08/2019 2:45 PM

Gilbert NewsHello, Gilbert! Here are the top news and events for the week of July 8th:

  • Gilbert is proud to announce the it has received a AAA credit rating from S&P Global Ratings, becoming one of just 50 municipalities across the country to receive a AAA rating from all three major rating agencies. The new rating is further proof of Gilbert’s secure fiscal footing and superb management of financial policies. Read the full story.

  • Join us for H20 Fest this Wednesday, July 10th at Freestone Park. This all-ages event features water slides, music and food trucks. There are two sessions available, beginning at 5:30 PM and 8:30 PM. The cost is $5 per person and advanced registration is required so head to reserve your spot today.  

  • Have you heard about Gilbert Fire & Rescue’s Back to School Supply Drive to benefit Gilbert Public Schools? Items like backpacks, notebooks, pens and more are being collected at drop-off locations all over Gilbert, including all Gilbert fire stations. For a full list of items needed as well as drop-off locations, click here.

  • Want to help Gilbert plan for the future? Now’s your chance. We’ve created an interactive website where residents can provide feedback on Gilbert’s 2020 General Plan Update, sharing their opinion on the plans, goals and strategies that will shape our community for years to come. Visit to learn more and participate. 

  • Other events taking place this week include a Parks and Recreation Board Meeting this Tuesday, July 9th at 6 PM and a Planning Commission Meeting on Wednesday, July 10th at 5 PM. 

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