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 […]

Bien-Willner: A salute to Town Council’s recent successes

As Paradise Valley’s Town Council recesses for the summer, I wanted to express my thanks to everyone involved for a great first six months of this council term. It has been an absolute privilege and pleasure to serve as your mayor for the past six months. Your council and town staff, with valuable public input, […]

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 […]

Paradise Valley mulls public responsibility of private investment

While in the midst of their annual budget forecast, Paradise Valley officials have created a laundry list of potential proposals eagerly awaiting assignment on the capital improvement projects list. Items found on this year’s list include undergrounding of power lines, roadway improvements related to the new Ritz-Carlton resort and a sewer system assessment. Following the […]

Budget deliberation: IT overhaul emerges as Paradise Valley priority

Paradise Valley Town Council’s second budget discussion this spring didn’t reveal too many surprises, but it did allow for a financial peek behind the municipal curtain. During an April 26 study session, the elected leaders picked up their conversation from earlier in the month where town officials depicted a rosy financial picture for Paradise Valley. […]

Paradise Valley budget talks illustrate a municipality in full bloom

The financial picture of the Town of Paradise Valley could not be any rosier as operating revenues are up, expenditures are down and the municipality holds a staggering operating reserve of 104 percent. Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, April 12 received an introductory overview of Town Manager Kevin Burke’s recommended budget for fiscal year 2018-19. […]

2018: financial prospectus unfolds at Paradise Valley Town Hall

The start of a new year at the Town of Paradise Valley equates to evaluating the upcoming fiscal year budget, incoming revenue and potential downfalls in the economic landscape. During a Thursday, Jan. 11 study session at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, Town Manager Kevin Burke presented an outline of possible goals and projects […]

Town of Paradise Valley begins municipal budget deliberations

  Editor’s note: this story has been updated with clarifications to budget allocations for the Post Office, planned purchases for the public works department and the total budget increase year over year to Experience Scottsdale Things are good in the Town of Paradise Valley as local leaders heard the initial public offering on the municipality’s […]

CIP: Paradise Valley leaders identify top projects

As temperatures climbed into in the early 80s Thursday, March 9 and while many in the Valley of the Sun where trying to catch a piece of the sunshine, members of Paradise Valley Town Council were huddled around a table looking at multiple projects that could shape the municipality over the next five years. At the March 9 study session — a time when take-out sandwiches and carbonated water fuel the minds of local leaders — town staff looked for the proverbial head nod for projects identified throughout the town.

Maricopa County unanimously adopts $2.4B budget

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has unanimously adopted its final fiscal year 2017 budget on June 20. The $2.356 billion budget, an increase of $116.8 million (5.2 percent) from fiscal year 2016, adds funding for more criminal justice and public safety, including a new juvenile court, 13 adult probation staff – with a possibility of 12 more as needed – and increased prosecution costs, including more than $1 million for child abuse, sexual assault, and strangulation exams.