Lavitt Manor subdivisions garners Town Council approval

A lot on Ironwood Drive can move forward with subdivision plans after the Paradise Valley Town Council rendered a unanimous approval of the Lavitt Manor II final plat at its Sept. 26 meeting. Town Planner George Burton presented on the two-lot subdivision with a private road on a 2.8-acre lot at 7525 N. Ironwood Drive. […]

Mayor proclaims October National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Town Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner proclaimed October 2019 National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the Town of Paradise Valley. He urged residents during the Sept. 26 meeting to become aware of the tragedies of domestic violence and support community efforts to end domestic violence; and “draw attention to this important issue” as each year about 12,673,000 […]

Town settles with Riester family following sewage civil suit

Town of Paradise Valley council members unanimously approved a “conditional settlement” with Tim and Mirja Riester regarding a sewage backup that happened to their home two years ago. After ongoing pending litigation and recent mediation, all members at the Sept. 26 Town Council meeting voted in favor of paying an “anticipated” $1,000 out-of-pocket deductible on […]

Paradise Valley moves forward with new appetite for investment

In unanimous fashion, Paradise Valley Town Council has approved an increase into the municipality’s appetite for public investment. Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, Sept. 26 at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, voted to approve changes to the municipality’s public investment policy and threshold limitation through the Local Government Investment Pool. Town leaders approved its […]

Paradise Valley agrees to 100K settlement for Lincoln right-of-way

Town of Paradise Valley officials have agreed to pay nearly $100,000 for a 10-foot wide easement on Lincoln Drive to make way for a sidewalk. On Sept. 12, the Paradise Valley Town Council approved the settlement with land owners Abdul A. Mahmood and Erum Noon with a 7-0 vote. The conditional settlement, in the amount […]

Pace: Paradise Valley reinvigorates its mountain preservation trust

Over 240 acres worth over $100 million dollars. Civic leaders of Paradise Valley have made important progress to preserve mountain views and open space that are integral to the residential and resort community. Since 1997, Paradise Valley had Mummy Mountain Trust, which focused on preserving land primarily in the higher elevations of Mummy Mountain. Now, […]

Paradise Valley debates Town Hall salute to natural preservation

A new piece of art is in the works for Paradise Valley Town Hall as part of the edifice’s entry remodel project. Town Manager Jill Keimach presented three potential locations for a potential sculpture, which artist and Paradise Valley resident Ed Mell created, representing the three mountains in the town. The bronze sculpture would be […]

Paradise Valley Town Council convenes fall session Sept. 12

Paradise Valley Town Council is back in session Thursday, Sept. 12 and will convene at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive where matters large and small will again be debated anew. Paradise Valley Town Manager Jill Keimach reports the Sept. 12 agenda contains items specific to quality of life, public safety funding and essential infrastructure […]

Bien-Willner: The Town of Paradise Valley is in a league of our own

Over the summer, our Town Council is on “recess” and not scheduled for regular public meetings. This is because we prefer to do the public’s business when most of our citizens are in town and able to follow what is going on and participate, if they choose. We don’t stop working hard to advance the […]

Q&A: The shared economy, the Town of Paradise Valley and JBW

The Town of Paradise Valley Independent reached out to Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner to better understand his perspective specific to the fledging shared economy emerging within town limits. Mr. Bien-Willner — a lawyer by trade, an entrepreneur at heart — offers three examples of town efforts. They are: The Town of Paradise Valley has published a […]