Tolleson Talks

At the City of Tolleson, we remain dedicated to having conversations with guest speakers from various city departments and making them available to everyone. 

Tolleson Talks is a community forum for updates and answers to questions from the public at a personal level. Mayor Juan F. Rodriguez invites you to take part of the in-person Tolleson Talks to learn about different programs and departments within the City. 

Tolleson Talks will take place at The P.L.A.C.E. (formerly the Splash Pad) 9261 W Van Buren St, Tolleson, AZ 85353.

Submit your questions

If you have specific questions for the guest speakers you can submit questions prior to the virtual talks via email at or by filling out this online form.

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Tolleson Talks - Friday, October 20, 2023

Tolleson Mayor Juan F. Rodriguez hosts Tolleson Talks with Co-Hosts, Council Member Jimmy Davis, Tolleson Field Operations Superintendent Gabe Elias and members form the American Red Cross.

All in attendance will be registered to participate in a raffle at the end of the event for a chance to win various give a ways.

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If you have specific questions for guest speakers, you can submit questions prior to the virtual talks via email at or by filling out this online form.


Each regular segment will feature a restaurant as part of a Taste of Tolleson campaign supporting businesses in the Paseo de Luces corridor in Tolleson. If you are interested in having your business featured during a Tolleson Talks submit a request via email at

December 15, 2021 - Tolleson Talks Featuring Public Transit Services in Tolleson

October 21 Tolleson Talks Featuring the Arts Initiative, Future Tolleson Aquatics Center and Ramada Rentals Co-Host Council Member Jimmy Davis

June 16 Tolleson Talks Featuring the Human Services Department, Senior Center & TextMyGov Co-Host Council Member Linda Laborin

April 21 Tolleson Talks Featuring Smith Group Co-Host Council Member Lupe Bandin

March 25, 6:00 p.m. - Special COVID-19 Edition

Mayor Juan F. Rodriguez and Fire Chief George Good host Tolleson Talks Special COVID-19 Edition with Special Guests Dr.Clever and Courtney Ophaug from Banner Estrella Medical Center. The discussion was centered around COVID-19 vaccines, vaccine hesitancy and answering questions from the public.