About Pinal County Town Hall
Through leadership, Pinal county Town Hall aspires to engage and education Delegates to build understanding and achieve positive change.
Pinal county Town Hall’s Vision is to preserve and improve the quality of life for all who live, work, and visit Pinal County.
Pinal County Town Hall is an assembly of delegates that identifies critical issues facing Pinal County and creates a forum for education and exploration of a single topic each year. Town Hall draws upon the diversity of our delegates to promote public discussion and consideration of issues. We rely on the collective knowledge and experience of the delegates to form partnerships and collaborative efforts and return to their neighborhoods and communities with the new information.
Each October, approximately 150 delegates assemble for the one-day event to discuss a topic that impacts the county as a whole and its respective communities and citizens. Topics over the past 29 years include:
1988A Symposium on Economic Development
1989Pinal County Futures: Tomorrow's Vision - Today's Plan
1990Horizon 2000: Strategies For Action
1991An Inside Look at Pinal County Government: Taxes vs. Services - A Delicate Balance
1992The Year For Action: Implementing a County-Wide Economic Development Plan
1993The Changing Workplace: Education's Challenge
1994Today's Crisis: Confronting Juvenile Crime In Our Communities
1995Pinal Tomorrow: Building Healthier Communities
1996Volunteers in Service to Communities: People Making A Difference
1997Environment and Growth: The Delicate Balance
1998Aging of the Population: A Public and Private Challenge
1999Pinal's Commitment To The Future: Meeting The Needs Of Our Youth
2000Charting Our Future
2001Intellectual Capital - Tomorrow’s Dividend
2002A Call To Serve: Being Vigilant, Being Normal
2003Rural Health Care: Today's Challenge
2004The Changing Face of Pinal County
2005The Economic Puzzle, How To Put It Together
2006Safe At Home: Residential Emergency Preparedness
2007Rediscovering our Neighborhoods
2008The Greening of Pinal County: Conserving for Future Generations
2009GangBusters: It Takes a Community
2010Exploiting Technology for Success: Building Connections Using Social Media
2011Partners in Economic Progress
2012Workforce NextGen: Cultivating Success in Pinal County
2013Step Up, Involve, Connect: Uniting Communities through Volunteerism
2014Economics of a Healthy Community
2015Where Your Tax $ Goes!
2016Linking Transportation: Paving the Way to Economic Growth
An annual report, which includes speaker information and suggestions, is prepared after each Town Hall, and distributed to delegates and partners.
Town Hall does not possess official power or authority, rather encourages delegates to begin a grassroots effort to understand issues and take information forward to others in their neighborhoods and communities.