Paradise Valley joins Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life movement

Town of Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins announced Thursday, Jan. 11 that January will be Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life Month. Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life is a movement that seeks to inspire youth to tell a trusted adult when they hear or see indications of bullying, cyber-bullying, drug addiction, depression […]

Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins eyes end of political road

Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins says he is moving on from the local political arena at the close of his current term. Mayor Collins says he does not anticipate resting on his laurels during the remaining 22 months of his time at the helm of the Town of Paradise Valley. “I want to spend the […]

Local privacy concerns persist as SB 1449 defines statewide drone rules

Municipal leaders at the Town of Paradise Valley and the city of Scottsdale say SB 1449 has stripped them of their ability to regulate unmanned aircraft flying above their jurisdictions — at least for the time being. But officials at both municipalities say they are continuing to look at the new legislation signed into law […]

Michael Collins: no political interference during Brown investigation

Our deepest sympathies go out to everyone involved in the tragic accident that claimed the life of Paradise Valley resident Howard Brown. We can only imagine the lasting pain it has brought. Please know that you are in our prayers. Today I share with the community my observations relating to the accusation of political interference […]

Paradise Valley begins to understand scope of cell phone reception woes

The cause of poor cell phone reception within the Town of Paradise Valley is coming into focus. Because of the community’s topography and land-use patterns, traditional macro cell sites are limited within town limits. Sloping hillsides and mountains create challenges to the quality of cell phone coverage and how that service can be improved, town […]

Paradise Valley likely to pursue increase to wastewater fees

The Town of Paradise Valley appears likely to pursue a wastewater fee increase that could go into effect as soon as July. Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, April 14 hosted a study session on the results of a recent wastewater rate study conducted by Pat Walker Consulting where members of council gave the proverbial head […]

Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins to seek re-election this August

Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins says he is announcing his bid for re-election. Mr. Collins has served as mayor for the previous two years and hopes for the continued community confidence as the Town of Paradise Valley is hosting a primary election Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Town of Paradise Valley historically hosts all-mail elections while […]

Burke offers fiscal year 2016-17 Paradise Valley municipal budget

Paradise Valley Town Manager Kevin Burke has presented town council his recommended budget for fiscal year 2016-17. The local governing board got its first glance at the financial document Thursday, March 10 during a 4-hour work session discussion at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Mr. Burke’s recommended budget includes a total amount spent to […]

Clearwater Hills eyes Town of Paradise Valley annexation

The Clearwater Hills Improvement Association — a community nestled in central Phoenix on unincorporated land — has set the ball in motion to explore the possibility of becoming a part of the Town of Paradise Valley. The Clearwater Hills community is a collection of 217 homes of which 14 lots are already apart of Paradise […]

Paradise Valley Police Department devises new set of marching orders

The Paradise Valley Police Department now has a new set of marching orders. Paradise Valley Police Chief Peter Wingert is to present town council with his strategic plan he contends will provide the department with a five-year road map of where the department is headed in terms of customer service and crime fighting. Paradise Valley […]