Statement of Direction approved by council for Lincoln Medical Plaza

The Paradise Valley Planning Commission will soon consider a redevelopment application for the Lincoln Medical Plaza. Town Council reviewed the Statement of Direction in a study session prior to a public hearing and vote later in the evening on June 14. A Statement of Direction is a document issued by Town Council giving the Planning […]

New Paradise Valley Hillside building rules meant to improve standards, transparency

Anticipated safety provisions to the Paradise Valley Hillside Code updates appear to appease both safety concerns and marketplace trends, a member of the local building community says. A collective of elected leaders, municipal engineering staff and local building experts agree anticipated changes to Hillside construction guidelines will enhance both safety standards and notification requirements as […]

Paradise Valley town manager tenders resignation June 12

Paradise Valley Town Manager Kevin Burke announced his resignation from the municipality just before noon Tuesday, June 12. He is reportedly taking a position with the city of Peoria, as that entity’s future public works director. Mr. Burke’s official resignation signifies a 60-day notice, with his last day being Saturday, Aug. 11. “Thank you for […]

Childhelp’s ‘25 Men Who Think They Can Cook’ nets more than $52,000

Childhelp, a Phoenix-based nonprofit dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse, celebrated “25 Men Who Think They Can Cook” on Saturday, May 12, at Aunt Chilada’s Squaw Peak. The tasty extravaganza netted a record of over $52,000 for Childhelp programs and services in Arizona, and had over 200 people in attendance, according to […]

Paradise Valley resident named Gatorade Arizona Boys Soccer Player of the Year

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, has announced Carter Clemmensen of Brophy College Prep, as its 2017-18 Gatorade Arizona Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Mr. Clemmensen is the sixth Gatorade Arizona Boys Soccer Player of the Year to be chosen from Brophy College Prep, according […]

Former first lady speaks at inaugural Legacy Luncheon

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute and Hospice of the Valley presented its inaugural Legacy Luncheon honoring former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on April 25 at the Arizona Biltmore. Laura Bush, former first lady of the United States, was the featured speaker. Co-Chaired by Gena Bonsall and Penny Gunning, the Legacy Luncheon was created […]

Potential uses guide Paradise Valley Lincoln Medical Plaza redevelopment talks

Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, June 14 is expected to issue marching orders to its Planning Commission putting in to motion the redevelopment of the Lincoln Medical Plaza. Known at Town Hall as a Statement of Direction, the document will give the Paradise Valley Planning Commission guidelines of scrutiny for the pending medical facility overhaul, […]

Paradise Valley political season in full swing as election approaches

The signatures have been gathered, the campaign finance reports filed and at the stroke of 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 five Town of Paradise Valley residents became official candidates in the anticipated August election. The Aug. 28 Paradise Valley general election will feature an uncontested race for the station of mayor while four candidates are […]

Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton project continues municipal approvals

Paradise Valley Town Council unanimously approved an amended final plat for Area C, 39 lots on 17.2 acres, within the Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley campus. Area C, as it’s known between town officials, is designated for resort-branded single family homes. Original plans called for 45 homes on 22.5 acres. The town approved the former special use […]

Paradise Valley begins to dissect Lincoln and Scottsdale development rejuvenation

Plans for a future resort, the redevelopment of a medical plaza and a 90-minute discussion appears to be the precipice of revitalization at the corner of Lincoln Drive and Scottsdale Road. Paradise Valley Town Council hosted a study session discussion Thursday, May 23 that included two Statement of Direction topics. The first is for a […]