Economic Development

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Physical Address:

Page City Hall
697 Vista Avenue
Page, AZ 86040

U.S. Mail Address:

City of Page
P.O. Box 1180
Page, AZ 86040

Express Mail Address:

Page City Hall
697 Vista Avenue
Page, AZ 86040

Telephone: (928) 645-4240
Fax: (928) 645-4254
E-Mail: citymanager@cityofpage.org

Economic Development
Major Private Employers
Major Public Employers
Scenic Attractions
Population
Page Labor Force
Growth Indicators
Taxes
Community Facilities
Weather
 

Economic Development

The City of Page is actively seeking new opportunities to be a proactive player in obtaining new revenues, better services, and a higher standard of living for its citizens. The City of Page has a true, aggressive blueprint for economic development that can be used to attract industry and manufacturing to the City.

Available Land: The City of Page owns seventeen (17) square miles of land available for immediate development. City staff provides "one stop shopping" and assists potential buyers/developers from concept to completion of projects.

 

  • No Municipal Property Tax
  • No Impact/Development Fee's
  • Lowest Electrical Rates in the State of Arizona
  • Low Water and Sewer Rates
  • Available Labor Force
  • Affordable and Available Land for Development
  • "One Stop Shopping" assistance from concept to completion of project
  • Public/Private Partnerships welcomed
  • See How 3,000,000 visitors can help grow your business

Interested in reviewing available land? Want to discuss development, relocation or expansion to the Page area? Contact  City Manager at 928-645-4240 or email citymanager@cityofpage.org

Major Private Employers in the City of Page

  • Navajo Generating Station/Salt River Project
  • ARAMARK
  • Yamamoto Custom Baits
  • Page Steel
  • Page Hospital
  • Wal-Mart

Major Public Employers in the City of Page

  • National Park Service
  • Page Unified School District
  • City of Page
  • Coconino Community College
  • Bureau of Reclamation

Scenic Attractions

Lake Powell is the center of recreational opportunities for the City of Page. The lake has 1960 miles of shoreline which is longer than the entire West Coast of the continental United States. There are 96 major canyons to explore as well as the Rainbow Bridge National Monument that can be explored via watercraft.

Located in the center of "Canyon Country," Page is just a short drive away from the North or South Rim of the Grand Canyon, Bryce and Zion National Parks, Monument Valley, and Canyon De Chelley.

Annual events include golf tournaments on Lake Powell National Golf Course, bass fishing tournaments, mountain bike racing, rodeos, Native American dance performances and pow wows, art shows and an annual air show.

Population

  1990 2000
Page * 6,598 6,809
Coconino County 96,591 116,320
Arizona 3,665,228 5,130,632

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

* Local sources estimate the Trade Area Population to be 40,000.

Page Labor Force

 

1990

2000

Civilian Labor Force 3,432 3,259
Unemployed 205 233
Unemployment Rate 6.0% 7.2%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Growth Indicators

  1990 1998 1999 2000
New Building Permits * 101 178 282 304
Net Assessed Valuation ($) 22,966,042 40,983,067 44,044,346 57,682,942

* Arizona Business, Arizona State University

Taxes

Property Tax Rate 1990 1998 1999 2000
Elementary/High School 5.54 5.14 4.53 4.94
City/Fire District 0.93 0.71 0.77 0.77
County 2.03 1.50 1.73 1.73
Hospital District       0.92
Library District       0.19
Total: 8.50 7.35 7.03 8.55

Note: Property tax in Arizona is based on assessed valuation which is 10 percent of market value for residential property. Average tax rate on homes in Arizona before exceptions and rebates is 1.3% of market value.

Sales Tax Rates

 

2000

City 3.00%
County 0.80%
State 5.00%

Source: Arizona Tax Research Foundation.

 

Community Facilities

A broad range of community facilities are located in the City of Page. These include two museums, a senior citizen center, a library, a recreation center, a visitor center, a swimming pool, one golf course, three parks, six lighted tennis courts, and several football, softball and baseball fields.

Communication. Page has one weekly newspaper, the Lake Powell Chronicle, and a local radio station. Television channels from Phoenix, cable by satellite, and cellular telephone service are available.

Education. Two pre-schools, two public elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school serve the citizens of Page. School enrollment is more than 3,000 students. Coconino Community College is an accredited two-year college. Vocational training is available from the Lake Powell Institute and at the LeChee Chapter of the Navajo Nation.

Medical Facilities. Medical facilities include an accredited hospital, medical and dental offices, and various adjunct medical services. Medical specialists comes from other cities on rotation to serve the citizens of Page. Lifeline helicopter service is also available.

Financial Institutions. There are six financial institutions with branch offices in Page. Further, Coconino County businesses are eligible for assistance in financing fixed assets through the Finance Division of the Arizona Department of Commerce. Information of private activity bonds within the County may be obtained from the same source or from the Industrial Development Authority of Coconino County, 123 North Leroux, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001 or from the City of Page Industrial Development Authority.

Government. The City of Page follows a Council-Manager form of government. Legislative policy is set by the elected Councilors and administered by the City Manager who is appointed by the City Council. The City Council consists of a Mayor who serves a two-year term and six Councilors who serve staggered four-year terms. The Mayor and Councilors are elected at-large (City-wide). The Council elects one of the six members to serve as the Vice Mayor and to act in the Mayor's absence. The City Council operates in compliance with the Arizona Revised Statutes, the City of Page Municipal Code, and Robert's Rules of Order of Modified Parliamentary Rules.

Airport. The Page Municipal Airport has a lighted 5,500-foot paved runway and offers flights to and from Phoenix and Denver. Charter service and tours are also available.

Industrial Properties. Page has one industrial park (102 acres) with all utilities and highway access. For information, contact the City of Page.

Lodging and Meeting Facilities. There are twenty-five motels with more than 1,500 units and seven meeting facilities with the largest of these facilities seating approximately 400 people. There are also several RV parks and campgrounds with complete hookups.

Utilities:

Cable Television Cable One (928) 645-2132
Electricity Page Electric Utility (928) 645-2419
Propane Alliant Gas (928) 645-2391
Telephone Qwest Communications (928) 779-4940
Waste Disposal Allied Waste (928) 645-3885
Page Utility City of Page (928) 645-2419

Weather: Weather in the City of Page is temperate with an average yearly maximum temperature of 71.8 degrees and an average yearly minimum temperature of 47.2 degrees. The hottest month is July with a daily average maximum temperature of 97 degrees and the coldest months are December and January with daily maximum temperatures averaging 45 degrees. Average yearly total precipitation is 4.79 inches.

 

Average Temperatures
(Degrees Fahrenheit)
Month Daily Maximum Daily Minimum Average Total Precipitation
January 45.0 24.0 0.16 Inches
February 53.0 31.0 0.30 Inches
March 61.0 36.0 0.37 Inches
April 72.0 46.0 0.36 Inches
May 82.0 53.0 0.51 Inches
June 90.0 62.0 0.13 Inches
July 97.0 71.0 0.24 Inches
August 94.0 69.0 0.79 Inches
September 88.0 61.0 0.72 Inches
October 77.0 50.0 0.33 Inches
November 59.0 38.0 0.34 Inches
December 45.0 25.0 0.53 Inches
Year 71.9 47.2 4.78 Inches

Handy Links

Coconino County

Digital AZ
Lake Powell Life 
Page/Lake Powell Chamber of Commerce
Arizona Government
League of Cities
Tourism
Lake Powell Chronicle

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