Town alarm monitoring opens to new subscribers

During a Wednesday, May 1 Coffee with a Cop, Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner and Chief of Police Peter Wingert announced that after more than a four-year hiatus the Town of Paradise Valley Police Alarm Monitoring program will begin to accept new subscribers. Alarm Analyst Kim Stiteler also provided safety tips and an overview to residents on […]

Paradise Valley eyes a strategic revenue model as FY General Fund approval approaches

As the heat inches toward triple-digits, municipalities throughout Arizona are simultaneously finalizing their budgets in preparation for adoption each summer. The Town of Paradise Valley is working through this process — eying a June public hearing followed by an adoption of their fiscal year 2019-20 budget. The town’s fiscal year runs June 30-July 1 each […]

Area Agency on Aging opens new Aging Resource Center

The Area Agency on Aging has opened AGEconnect on 7th, an Aging Resource Center, at 2950 N. 7th Street in Phoenix. Seniors can connect with community resources and services at the multi-purpose building, AGEconnect on 7th, open from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, according to a press release. The building, constructed in […]

Ballet Arizona to receive $30K grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Ballet Arizona will receive a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for its annual community outreach performance series, Ballet Under the Stars. According to a press release, more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019 was disbursed to organizations, including […]

Town Council mulls over administrative land modification changes to town code

Changes are coming to chapter six of Paradise Valley’s Town Code regarding administrative land modifications. The Town Council heard a presentation from planner George Burton during a study session of its Thursday, May 9 meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Mr. Burton presented ordinance and resolution drafts that would lead to the changes […]

PV Medical Plaza receives council approval following local dialogue

After many concessions were made by both the Paradise Valley Medical Plaza applicants and an abutting residential neighborhood, the special use permit amendment application was unanimously approved by local officials. On Thursday, May 9, Paradise Valley Town Council voted 6-0 to approve the SUP amendment with slight amendments. Councilmember Mark Stanton was absent. In the […]

In all the world, only one: Jim Rose retires from Camelback Inn

Paradise Valley resident, and long time Marriott employee, Jim Rose, has retired from his post as JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa general manager. The Town of Paradise Valley honored Mr. Rose during a May 9 Town Council meeting, awarding him a proclamation. During the commemoration at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, the […]

Paradise Valley seeks volunteer temporary, substitute judges

The Town of Paradise Valley Municipal Court is seeking volunteer judges pro tem to serve in the absence of regular municipal court judges. For more than 50 years the town has benefited from a high level of community involvement, according to a press release. This spirit of volunteerism has helped preserve the town’s original mission […]

Collaboration bears proverbial fruit as medical plaza proposal inches toward Paradise Valley approval

Alterations are being made by the Paradise Valley Medical Plaza application to address some concerns voiced by abutting neighbors, officials there say. The hired hands of the medical plaza ownership — the site sits at 5410 N. Scottsdale Road — for several months has been working through the Town of Paradise Valley approval process to […]

Town Council discusses future of alarm monitoring, false alarms

Expansion may be coming to the Town of Paradise Valley’s alarm monitoring service. The Paradise Valley Town Council had this discussion and received an update on the false alarm ordinance at its Thursday, April 25 meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. In regards to the alarm monitoring service, Police Chief Peter Wingert asked […]