Paradise Valley councilwomen hold steadfast to community values

The Town of Paradise Valley is on the precipice of what developer dreams may become as municipal leaders weigh the cost and benefits of luxury housing, multifamily and resort development inching toward fruition. In all, there are eight special use permit projects making their way through various cogs of the Paradise Valley municipal process, Community […]

Childhelp founders commemorate 60 years of miracles

For six decades, Childhelp’s founders, Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson, have made it their mission to ensure that millions of children worldwide are protected from abuse, neglect and bullying. This year marks Childhelp’s 60th anniversary – a significant triumph for the organization along with the children and families served — since 1959, Childhelp has offered […]

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors makes election adjustments

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors recently made adjustments to the way elections are run in the county. The vote to approve the final, amended recommendations of a county-wide election work group follows high-level, bipartisan conversations over the past several months. It also signals, according to a press release, a unified effort between the board, […]

Paradise Valley offers consensus on roadway improvements leading to, shaping resort development

Following years of deliberations, it appears Paradise Valley Town Council has closed upon a consensus of how Indian Bend Road and Lincoln Drive improvements will unfold in coming months. Despite its anticipated summer slumber, the local governing body descended upon Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, in a special meeting July 1 to decide upon […]

By the numbers: The dollars and cents of Paradise Valley public safety

Just off Lincoln Drive, near the eastern borders of Paradise Valley is the state’s sixth largest municipal court. The Paradise Valley Municipal Court, due to its court filings, continues to be ranked as the sixth largest municipal court compared to the other 81 in the state, according to Court Director Jeanette Wiesenhofer. Earlier this spring […]

Paradise Valley lays foundation for 21st Century municipal complex overhaul

The Town of Paradise Valley continues the 21st Century overhaul of the municipal complex as elected leaders recently approved an $80,000 contract to lay the technological infrastructure for pending improvements. Paradise Valley Town Council approved a contract not to exceed $81,779 with Level 7 technologies to lay both communications and fiber optics conduit throughout the […]

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approves 2020 budget

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a final budget of $2.57 billion for fiscal year 2020 Monday, June 24. The budget included investments to further position the county as an attractive, long-term home for families and businesses, according to a press release. “This fiscally responsible and sustainable budget keeps the tax rate steady for […]

A long road: Town Triangle saga concludes with final plat

The uniquely wedge-shaped plot of Paradise Valley land, which has eluded local developers and planners for years has received a final plat municipal approval after years of effort. Paradise Valley Town Council June 13 unanimously approved a final plat for an eight, single-family-home neighborhood titled, “Ironwood Golf Villas,” and unofficially referred to as “Town Triangle.” […]

The Town of Paradise Valley adopts FY 20 budget at $68.3M

In unanimous fashion, Paradise Valley fiscal year 2019-20 budget, totaling $68.3 million, has been adopted by the community’s elected. Paradise Valley Town Council June 13 cast one single vote to adopt the final budget, a 2020-24 capital improvement plan and a 2020 strategic revenue plan after hosting a public hearing on the matter. There were […]

Child Crisis Arizona desperately needs foster families

Since there are no open beds in licensed foster homes, there is a great need for families to “open their hearts” and homes to foster children. During the last two months, the situation has become dire as Child Crisis Arizona reports there were two open beds in the nearly 200 homes currently licensed with the […]