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Scottsdale Video Network May program guide

Public meetings

(Public meeting times are subject to change or cancellation.) 

City Council – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. May 9; and 4 p.m. May 23 and 30. Meetings replay the following Friday at 5 p.m. Council meetings are closed captioned. 

Development Review Board – Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. May 4 and 18.

Parks and Recreation Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. May 17.

Planning Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. May 10 and 24. Meetings replay the following Saturday at 5 p.m.

Transportation Commission – Live coverage begins at 6 p.m. May 18.

Programs

(Regularly scheduled programming may be preempted by meeting coverage.)

2017 State of the City - Mayor W.J. "Jim" Lane gave his 2017 State of the City Address Feb. 22 at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. Fridays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.  Watch it now.links to external site

ADOT Quarterly – Learn about the new Safety Corridors on the valley’s freeways. Tuesdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Arizona Boating Laws - Most of us know the rules of the road, but what about the laws of the lake? Watch this program from the Arizona Game and Fish Department to learn more. Mondays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Arizona Gardening with Mary Irish - Here are some tips for gardening in the Southwest from horticultural consultant Mary Irish. Sundays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – See what the Phoenix Zoo is doing to conserve Arizona’s at-risk native species. Wednesdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a unique opportunity for people to learn more about Arizona’s colorful forest hummingbirds. Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Behind the Badge – Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell discusses topics that affect law enforcement and public safety. Tuesdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.  Watch it now.links to external site

Civil Dialogue Series: “Can we live in religious harmony?” – A discussion of faith and how it can unite communities. Saturdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Don't Move a Mussel - Non-native mussels are hitching rides on watercraft and invading Arizona lakes. This program from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service explains the devastating effects these mussels have to our ecosystem and economy. Wednesdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Fight the Bite – Experts from Maricopa County answer common questions relating to mosquitoes and their role in spreading diseases, and what you can do to keep yourself safe. Sundays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

Finding Leaks – Take these five steps to check for water leaks in and around your home. Wednesdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Fire & Water: Restoring Arizona’s Forests - Scottsdale was one of the first cities in the valley to sign on to support forest thinning efforts, which help combat mega-wildfires. Find out why forest thinning efforts are key to restoring our forests and protecting our watersheds, which provide water to valley cities like Scottsdale. Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30, and 10:30 p.m.

Hashknife Pony Express – The Hashknife riders recreate the oldest officially sanctioned Pony Express in the world, from Payson to Scottsdale. Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

History of Scottsdale – Winfield Scott is credited for founding our city but find out who supplied services like teaching, blacksmithing, cafes and more to the people who settled here. Fridays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Invasive Weeds - Learn how non-native plant species are threatening our Sonoran Desert. Saturdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30, and 10:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Maricopa Now – Stories about students, faculty, administrators and policymakers who make up the 10 campuses and two skill centers within the Maricopa County Community Colleges Districts.  Thursdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Maricopa Sports – Reports from all the Valley Community Colleges on sports programs available to students.  Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Mussel Decontamination - Learn how you can help stem the invasion of these invasive species. Mondays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

Neighborhood College - A discussion on the ins and outs of Homeowner’s  Associations' covenants, conditions & restrictions enforcement with an emphasis on the statutory regulations regarding the enforcement of CC&Rs. Sundays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Pinnacle Peak Trails - Take a walking tour of this favorite hiking park in north Scottsdale and discover its geological past. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m. 

The Road to Recovery - Panelists will address challenges to providing behavioral health services in rural communities, with special considerations for Native American/American Indian populations. Thursdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Roof Rats & Bees: What do you do? - Officials from Maricopa County Environmental Services answer common questions about roof rats and bees around your home. Saturdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Scottsdale Forward 2017 - Scottsdale Forward is an annual symposium hosted by the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce. Featuring a series of high profile speakers from Scottsdale and the Valley and drawing an audience of 250+ attendees, this forum tackles topics that are key to the economic development of the region. Mondays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Splash! Boating Safely in Arizona Waterways - The Arizona Game and Fish Department is back with tips to keep you and your family safe on the water. Tuesdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Sprinkler's Clubhouse – Sprinkler the clown educates children on safety in the home, at school and at play.  Daily at 7 and 7:30 a.m. 

STEM Pro Live! – A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) professional gives a short tour of their workplace and talks about their STEM journey. The second half of each episode is dedicated to the STEM professional answering questions from students that were submitted in real time during the original live broadcast. STEM Pro Live! is a partnership between Maricopa County Education Service Agency and American Graduate—Arizona PBS. Thursdays at 8 and 8:30 a.m., noon, 12:30, 4 ,4:30, 7, 7:30, 10 and 10:30 p.m.

Tovrea Castle - Was it a hideout for gangsters or a tribute from an adoring husband to his wife? Find out by watching this documentary on the iconic building located on Washington Street in Phoenix. Fridays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

The Wonders of Water Resources - You may not realize it, but there are hundreds of Scottsdale employees working around-the-clock, every day of the year to make sure you have clean, safe water and sewer services whenever you need it. Find out how water gets to your tap, and what happens to it when it goes down the drain. Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30, and 10:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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