(Public meeting times are subject to change or cancellation.)
City Council – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 2 and 4 p.m. Oct. 16. Meetings replay the following Friday at 5 p.m. Council meetings are closed captioned.
Development Review Board – Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. Oct. 4 and 18.
Human Services Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 11.
Parks and Recreation Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 17.
Planning Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 24. Meetings replay the following Saturday at 5 p.m.
Tourism Development Commission – Live coverage begins at 8 a.m. Oct. 16.
Transportation Commission – Live coverage begins at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 18.
(Regularly scheduled programming may be preempted by meeting coverage.)
2018 Scottsdale Mayor & Council Economic Development Breakfast – This year, the annual event features Curt Kremer, Managing Partner at George Oliver Companies, and keynote speaker John Zanni, President of Acronis. Sundays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.
2018 Scottsdale City Council Candidate Forum – Scottsdale voters will elect three Scottsdale City Council members in the next general election. Hear from each candidate during this election forum hosted by the Scottsdale Independent. Fridays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.
Arizona Wildlife Views – This Emmy winning program takes you across Arizona to explore all the great recreational and wildlife opportunities the Grand Canyon state has to offer. Wednesdays at 2, 2:30, 7, 7:30, 11 and 11:30 a.m.; 3, 3:30, 6, 6:30, 9 and 9:30 p.m.
Behind the Badge – Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell discusses topics that affect law enforcement and public safety. Tuesdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m. Watch it now.
Born in Fire: Scottsdale’s Revolutionary Fire Sprinkler Ordinance - Scottsdale took an audacious step in 1985; it began requiring fire sprinklers in residential homes. More than three decades after that controversial decision, Scottsdale remains a leader in the fire suppression field and residents continue to reap the benefits of a system that saves lives and property. Sundays and Wednesdays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Watch it now.
Cinetime – Experience a ground-breaking short film in independent filmmaking. “UPRISE” was created entirely in virtual reality. Tuesdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.; Saturdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.
City Information – Watch for information on City of Scottsdale events, programs and services. Daily at 5 and 10 a.m.; 2 p.m. and midnight.
Civil Dialogue Series - "The People's History: An O'Otham Perspective" will provide a glimpse into the livelihood and culture of the Gila River and Salt River Indian communities. Tuesdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Watch it now.
Desert Gardening with Carol Stuttard - Master Gardener Carol Stuttard explains the best time of year to plant a vegetable garden. She will show you how to create your own "Black Gold," and talk about the 15 most economical vegetables to plant. Wednesdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m. Watch it now.
Desert Gardening with Carol Stuttard: Herbs - Master Gardener Carol Stuttard is back with some tips for growing herbs in the desert. Wednesdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. Watch it now.
Fight the Bite – Experts from Maricopa County answer common questions relating to mosquitoes and their role in spreading diseases. Find out what you can do to keep yourself safe. Saturdays at 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.
Finding Leaks – Take these five steps to check for water leaks in and around your home. Thursdays at 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.; Fridays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. Watch it now.
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. Saturdays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.
Hard Times, Simple Times - What was it like living during the depression in Scottsdale? This program explores the people and places in Scottsdale during the Great Depression. Mondays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Watch it now.
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 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.
Maricopa Sports – Reports from all the Valley Community Colleges on sports programs available to students. Thursdays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.
Neighborhood College – Gain an understanding of your homeowners’ association's documents and how your community works in relation to maintenance and insurance responsibilities, budgeting, and generally how to get along in your type of neighborhood. Tuesdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.
One Short Ride - He was going for a short ride on his ATV, just out and back. Except he almost didn't come back. Brought to you by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Saturdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.
Perspectives - Scottsdale City Councilwoman Suzanne Klapp hosts a conversation on the history of senior centers in Scottsdale. “Perspectives” are discussion programs arranged and presented by members of the Scottsdale City Council. Opinions expressed on these programs are those of the participants, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Scottsdale City Council or City of Scottsdale. Thursdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.
The Road to Recovery - Learn the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders. Hear the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can and do recover. Thursdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.
Scottsdale Philharmonic – Enjoy a performance of traditional classical music by Arizona’s premier philharmonic orchestra. The Scottsdale Philharmonic is a professional symphony orchestra that performs free concerts several times per year to promote the cultural environment of Scottsdale. Sundays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.; Fridays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.
Sprinkler's Clubhouse – Sprinkler the clown educates children on safety in the home, at school and at play. Daily at 6 a.m.
State of the Fire Department - Learn how the Scottsdale Fire Department’s mission statement, “We Care for You,” sets the direction and vision for the department. The department’s three-year Strategic Plan considers current and future economic trending and compares those trends against the all-hazards response nature of the fire service. Sundays and Wednesdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Watch it now.
Water Wise Fall Vegetable Desert Gardening - Master Gardener Carol Stuttard demonstrates how to prepare your low desert vegetable garden for fall planting. Get water wise tips to foster healthy plants and save water. Saturdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Watch it now.
Where Summer Winters - A look at the history of resorts in the Valley of the Sun and Scottsdale. Mondays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m. Watch it now.
Winfield Scott, Founding Father - Hear the story of Scottsdale's founding father and how he established our community. Mondays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.
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. Fridays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m. Watch it now.