Rio Salado Enhanced Services Commission


The Rio Salado Enhanced Services Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the City of Tempe and the Rio Salado Community Facilities District (CFD) regarding all policy matters affecting the District specifically including, without limitation, all matters that affect the District’s Annual Operations and Maintenance Budget; the District’s Capital Budget (including but not limited to repairs, replacements, and additions); and all policy matters that affect the operations, standards, and the scheduling of activities and uses within the Enhanced Services Area.  The District comprises five areas as set forth on the Rio Salado CFD map: Hayden Ferry (Area 1), Playa del Norte (Area 2), ASU Waterfront (Area 3), Rio East (Area 4), and Boardwalk West (Area 5).

The Rio Salado Enhanced Services Commission is comprised of twelve (12) members:  four (4) City Members, holding the following job titles within the City or their respective designees:  Finance and IT Director, Community Development Director, Public Works Director, and Community Services Director; three (3) Landowner Members, comprised of one representative from Area 1 for Hayden Ferry Lakeside, one representative from Area 2 for Playa del Norte, and one from Area 3 for ASU Waterfront; one (1) Public Member who is a resident of the City of Tempe; one (1) representative of Arizona State University (ASU); and three (3) non-voting members:  one (1) Downtown Tempe Community (DTC) Member, who is a member of the Board of Directors of the DTC, the City of Tempe Community Services Deputy Director, or his/her designee, and an at-large, residential property owner within the District.  There is no term limit for the members of the Rio Salado Enhanced Services Commission, each of whom shall serve until their successors are elected and qualified.  Each member shall serve until such time as he/she resigns, or is deemed resigned, or is deprived of eligibility for failure to meet the eligibility requirements, or, in the case of the ASU Member, replaced by the President of ASU, or, in case of the Public Member, replaced by the Mayor of the City.  Each term for the Public Member and DTC Member positions are limited to four years.

The establishment of the Enhanced Services Commission was memorialized in an Intergovernmental Agreement (C98-121), entered on June 19, 1998 by and between the City of Tempe and the Rio Salado Community Facilities District.  The Commission meets as needed, usually quarterly, the second Tuesday of the month at 8:30 a.m., in the Second Floor Conference Room, Orchid House, 21 East Sixth Street, Tempe.

To apply to serve on the Rio Salado Enhanced Services Commission, download the application here.

To view current information and membership, click here

To access agendas and minutes for meetings prior to 2012, visit the Archives.

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11/05/2014 8:30 AM 2014 Annual Meeting Notice 2014 Annual Meeting Notice20141105ESCMinutes 20141105ESCMinutes
10/08/2014 8:30 AM 20141008ESCMeetingCancelled 20141008ESCMeetingCancelledNot Included
07/09/2014 8:30 AM 20140709 Enhanced Services Commission Agenda 20140709 Enhanced Services Commission Agenda20140709ESCMinutes 20140709ESCMinutes
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01/15/2014 8:30 AM 20140115 ESCAgenda 20140115 ESCAgenda20140115EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes 20140115EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes
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10/09/2013 8:30 AM 20131009EnhancedServicesCommissionAgenda 20131009EnhancedServicesCommissionAgendaNot Included
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03/06/2013 8:30 AM 20130306EnhancedServicesCommissionAgenda 20130306EnhancedServicesCommissionAgenda20130306EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes 20130306EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes
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01/09/2013 8:30 AM 20130109EnhancedServicesCommissionAgenda 20130109EnhancedServicesCommissionAgenda20130109EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes 20130109EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes
11/14/2012 8:30 AM 20121114EnhancedServicesCommisionAgenda 20121114EnhancedServicesCommisionAgenda20121114EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes 20121114EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes
10/10/2012 8:30 AM 20121010Agenda 20121010Agenda20121010EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes 20121010EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes
04/11/2012 8:30 AM 20120411Agenda 20120411Agenda20120411EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes 20120411EnhancedServicesCommissionMinutes

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