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Posted: Friday, November 28, 2008 9:23 pm | Updated: 11:48 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Starting Monday, if you're eastbound on McDowell Road waiting to turn left to northbound Scottsdale Road, that turn will be monitored by the city's latest photo-enforcement camera.

The city will begin issuing citations via its third left-turn arrow location at that intersection, city officials announced.

The other two sites are at 90th Street and Shea Boulevard, which was activated Aug. 1, and at Scottsdale Road and Shea, which was switched on Oct. 1.

City officials said they will introduce left-turn cameras at three more intersections.

All six intersections currently have cameras for through traffic. Each camera flashes vehicles and their license plates that run red lights or speed through the interesections at 11 mph or more above the limit.

A diagram showing at what point a vehicle would be in violation of the ordinance may be seen on the city's Web site, www.scottsdaleaz.gov.

Click on "Photo Enforcement" under "Hot Topics."

For questions about photo enforcement, residents may call (480) 312-7014 or send e-mail to photoenforcement@scottsdaleaz.gov.

Residents invited to apply for city boards

Scottsdale residents are invited to apply for volunteer positions on several city boards and commissions that are opening this winter, city officials said.

The City Council will ultimately conduct interviews and vote to fill seats on the following: Airport Advisory Board, Building Advisory Board of Appeals, Development Review Board, Environmental Quality Advisory Board, Historic Preservation Commission, Housing Board, Human Relations Commission, Library Board, Loss Trust Fund Board, McDowell Sonoran Preserve Commission, Planning Commission, Public Safety Personnel Retirement Board, Scottsdale Pride Commission, Transportation Commission and Tourism Development Commission.

The deadline to file an application is Jan. 5. Council members will nominate from the applicant pool on Jan. 20. Those nominated will be interviewed Feb. 17. After the interviews, the council will make appointments to three-year terms.

First-term members are eligible for reappointment for a second term.

For information, visit the city's Web site, http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov.

Follow links for "Mayor, Council and Government" and "Boards and Commissions."

Class teaches how to run art business

Know how to balance art and business by learning about organizing studio space, creating inventory control systems, determining pricing and several other areas necessary to operate an art business in the "Art Smart" seminar 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at Scottsdale Community College.

College officials said the class is for experienced or emerging artists ready to take the next step toward promoting and selling their work.

Registration is $99 with a materials fee of $10. To register or for more information call (480) 423-6321, referencing class 45562.

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