The Green Valley Council is the public voice for Green Valley, Arizona
CITIZEN CORP/EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE
Citizen Corps/Emergency Planning Committee - The Citizen Corps provides GVC liaison among the Green Valley area first responders. These include Green Valley Fire District, Pima County Sheriff’s Department and Sahuarita Police Department, each of which provides a member on the committee. Citizen Corps supports Greater Green Valley Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers (SAV), Sahuarita Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS), amateur radio associations, The Animal League of Green Valley and local civic groups.
COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE
Community Services Committee -- The Community Services Committee provides initiatives, guidance and coordination in areas not under the purview of other committees. It has broad latitude in developing new ventures to address developing needs. It is responsible for the Household Hazardous Waste collection held in Green Valley and the Town of Sahaurita. It developed and installed the Dispose-a-Med system which provides safe, secure bins in the Green Valley Sheriff's station for disposal of expired medications. For more about the Dispose-A-Med Program.
The Environmental Committee works on environmental quality and environmental issues that affect and/or concern the community with specific reference to: water, air, natural environmental areas, beautification of Green Valley and energy conservation. It serves as a community resource, studying environmental issues and preparing information sheets for the purpose of communicating with the media, governmental agencies and residents.
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE
Health and Human Services Committee -- The committee works with existing medical, health and related human services providers to assure the availability of a continuum of community and home-based support services. It takes the lead in coordinating and maintaining a registry of social service and health-care providers. It ensures preventative and acute health care services are available in Green Valley such as the new urgent care center. Current projects include Walk Across Arizona, support for the Volunteers Clearinghouse and the on-going cooperation among the Town of Sahuarita, medical centers and Green Valley to facilitate the new Green Valley Hospital.
HOA RELATIONS COMMITTEE
HOA Relations Committee -- Develops supportive relationships with prospective GVC members. By enhancing their understanding and appreciation of the Council’s role in the community, the Membership Liaison Officer encourages them to join. The MLO also helps to facilitate the application process, including review of CC & Rs and other community documents.
PLANNING & ARCHITECTURAL COMMITTEE
Planning and Architectural Committee -- The Planning and Architectural Committee (P&A) of the GVC was combined in 2009 to review the future use of property in Green Valley (Planning), the regulation and specific use of the land by ordinances (Zoning), and Architecture and Site Planning considerations of new developments. Compatible with local issues that are important in Green Valley (flood control, native plant preservation, traffic circulation, open space buffers, topographic and grading concerns, etc.) and can demonstrate Pima County Development Staff concurrence with appropriate design element of the plans.
TRAFFIC & ARROYOS COMMITTEE
Traffic and Arroyos Committee -- This committee works with state and county agencies to ensure present and future locations of roads, traffic signs and signals, traffic patterns, pedestrian crosswalks, multi-purpose lanes, median and street lighting and promote maximum safety and efficiency. It has established a system for the orderly maintenance of streets and arroyos. The Committee and GVC staff provide a method for both HOAs and individuals to submit timely reports of street or arroyo problems for resolution by appropriate authority.