The Ak-Chin Indian Community is governed by a five member Community Council which oversees the governmental operations and departments that service the Community of Ak-Chin. The Council consists of a Chairman, a Vice-Chairman, and three Council Members – all of whom are elected democratically by the full Community in November elections. All Council Members serve in 4 year terms with an 8-year term limit. Under their leadership, the Council provides direction and approves recommendations similarly to any municipality’s City Council. The Ak-Chin Community Council continues to prove its commitment to long-term growth and economic diversification in the Community and the surrounding region.
AK-CHIN INDUSTRIAL PARK BOARD OFFERS RESPONSIVE OVERSIGHT
The Ak-Chin Industrial Park Board was formally established by the Ak-Chin Community Council to develop, operate and manage the Community’s industrial properties. It is responsible for the marketing, development and management of Santa Cruz Commerce Center, the property surrounding the Ak-Chin Regional Airport, and an interstitial property known as the Bunger Property, which includes the Adobe Office Suites, acts as a tenant advocate both within and outside the Community to identify opportunities, streamline processes, and accelerate solutions to any issues that might arise.