Live Event

STR Trends in Arizona

With the introduction of SB1168, more local governments are proactively taking steps to improve engagement with short-term rental (STR) owners while maintaining a high quality of life in the communities they serve.

In this 45-minute discussion, we’ll sit down with Feroz Merchhiya, CIO for the City of Glendale and Rick St. John, Deputy City Manager for Glendale to talk about their holistic approach to the STR market in their jurisdiction, and what they’re doing to prepare for Glendale hosting the Super Bowl in 2023.

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What will we cover?

  • How Glendale has responded since SB1168 was passed
  • How Glendale is working to create an STR system that balances citizens interests, property rights, and economic development
  • What challenges have they overcome this year
  • Where they expect to see their STR plan go in 2023
  • What preparations are they making in advance of the Super Bowl
  • Q&A featuring your questions

Meet the Speakers

Feroz Merchhiya, CGEIT, CRISC, SCPM, CHIME

Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at City of Glendale AZ

Feroz Merchhiya CIO of the City of Glendale, AZ, and Board Member of The Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Technology (AEHIT), is a technology executive at the helm of transformative initiatives, Inspirational people-oriented leader with an ability to build high performing teams. He is directly responsible for the city of Glendale’s strategic use of technology to improve processes, capture data analytics, and enhance services. As the city’s chief technologist, Mr. Merchhiya leads the implementation of complex technology projects.

Ryan Dunning of Deschutes County

Rick St. John

Deputy City Manager, City of Glendale

Rick St. John supports the Glendale Police Department, Glendale Fire Department, Emergency Management Services as well as the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center. After having served as Glendale Chief of Police for three years, Rick now works closely with the chief of police and the fire chief to lead the city’s efforts to develop sustainable budgets for public safety, implement strategic planning initiatives and develop policies that protect lives and enhance the safety of the community.

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