The City of Apache Junction made great progress during the time Doug served on the City Council and as Mayor. Some of these accomplishments are listed below.

Doug is also proud that, during his tenure as Mayor, the City started the Citizens Leadership Institute and began televising City Council Meetings to give the public greater access to city government.

Capital Facilities Plan

The following City of Apache Junction public facilities were built, expanded, or improved under Doug's leadership:

  • The Sewer System
  • Public Library
  • City Hall
  • Municipal Court Building
  • Prospector Park
  • The Rodeo Grounds
  • The Skateboard Park
  • The New Aquatics Center
  • Park By The Aquatics Center
  • Major Street Improvements
Doug as League President

Business and Industrial Growth

The following businesses located within the City of Apache Junction during Doug's tenure on the Council:

  • Wal-Mart
  • Superstition Harley-Davidson
  • Office Max
  • Fry's
  • Los Gringos Locos
  • The shopping plaza on Idaho Rd & Broadway
  • Sonic
  • Starbucks
  • Ace Hardware
  • CVS
  • Walgreen's
  • Diamond Shamrock
  • Sonora Quest Labratories
  • Urgent Care
  • Aaron's
  • Earnhardt's Ford Dealership (now Horne Ford)
  • Horne Hyundai Dealership
  • The Industrial Park on Baseline
  • Sun State Rentals
  • Blue Bunny Ice Cream
  • The $7,500,000 Empire Machinery building
  • The UPS Store
  • Thunder Mountain Gift Shop
  • Papa Murphy's Pizza

Be Ready to Vote Tuesday November 4, 2014!