Bill Gates

Bill Gates

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors elected District 3 Supervisor Bill Gates to serve as chairman at its Jan. 5 meeting. This is Gates’ second time serving as chairman.

Gates has served on the Board of Supervisors, representing District 3, since 2017. Prior to that, he represented District 3 on the Phoenix City Council. He was elected chairman unanimously by his colleagues.

At the annual “Passing of the Gavel” ceremony, Gates outlined his vision for how the nation’s fastest-growing county will defend democracy, grow the economy and combat the continuing pandemic.

“Our focus should be helping people get things done — with low taxes, fewer regulations, and less red tape — so we create an environment where families and businesses can thrive,” said Gates. “That’s why we’re going to cut property taxes in 2022 for the second year in a row. We can do that responsibly so people have more money in their pockets without a negative impact on the service they get from us.”

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