Don Matheson goes Inside Scottsdale to get you face to face with the wonderful people who run our city. Don sat down with Scottsdale’s Mayor, Jim Lane, to talk about what he thinks makes Scottsdale such a great city. Is it great communities such as Ancala? Is it the perks of the city? Is it the people?
Scottsdale Mayor W. J. “Jim” Lane served for four years on the Scottsdale City Council beginning in June 2004, and began his first term as Mayor in January 2009.Mayor Lane served on the 2002 Scottsdale Fire & EMS Advisory Committee, which was convened to evaluate and make recommendations to the city regarding the desired level of fire and emergency medical services relative to cost. His community service also includes six years on the Scottsdale Paradise Valley YMCA Board of Management. He chaired the 1999 Kids Campaign annual fund raising effort.
Mayor Lane currently represents the city as a member of the Flinn Foundation Arizona Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee. He is the immediate past president and a member of the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association, a member of the Executive Committee of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns, and a member of the Maricopa Association of Governments Executive Committee, Regional Council, Transportation Policy Committee, and Economic Development Committee. Mayor Lane also serves on the Scottsdale Leadership Advisory Board.