Mountain Shadows Resort hosts Aug. 2 Paradise Valley Town Council debate

The iconic Mountain Shadows Resort will host the 2018 Paradise Valley Town Council debate where governing board hopefuls will deliberate local issues that matter. The event is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Mountain Shadows Resort, 5445 E. Lincoln Drive in the Town of Paradise Valley. Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry […]

EPCOR consolidation plans to spring higher Paradise Valley water rates

Town officials estimate consolidation plans pursued by a private water company will result in higher water rates — estimated to be as much as a 30 percent cost increase — for 84 percent of the estimated 535 water accounts within the Town of Paradise Valley. EPCOR USA, a private water company within the contiguous borders […]

Why there is so much support for one mayoral candidate

We are writing today to tell you more about our respected friend and colleague, Jerry Bien-Willner, who will serve as the next Mayor of our Town, and why we’re so excited to work with Jerry as the Mayor moving forward! When Jerry announced his intentions to run for Mayor, we were thrilled to offer our […]

Pursued amendments push back Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley debut

While many have speculated on it and few have been able to provide concrete answers, Five Star Development officials contend the Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley resort community will begin to sprout sometime over the next calendar year. The Paradise Valley special-use permit — approved by a 4 to 3 vote in early 2016 — entitles Five […]

3 Arizona finalists named for interim Paradise Valley town manager

Paradise Valley’s elected officials will be considering three individuals to fill the position of interim town manager while a national search ensues. A July 11 Paradise Valley Town Council executive session and special meeting culminated in three municipal professionals — Ken Buchanan, Cynthia Seelhammer and Brian Dalke — being named as finalists to be interviewed […]

Paradise Valley council candidates offer insights into the public record

Paradise Valley voters Tuesday, Aug. 28 will elect a new mayor and three people to town council. Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner, running unopposed, seeks the top spot of the local governing board while four candidates are seeking one of three seats on Paradise Valley Town Council. The town council candidates are: Ellen Andeen […]

Visual corridors: Paradise Valley council hopefuls talk planning parameters

On Tuesday, Aug. 28, local voters will elect a new mayor and three people to Paradise Valley Town Council. Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner, who is running unopposed, is seeking the top spot at the apex of the local governing board while four council candidates are seeking one of three seats. Paradise Valley Town […]

Tour the Town: my five favorite pieces of Paradise Valley art

When I’m talking with a cell center representative at some far-away location giving them my address, occasionally the rep will ask, “Is it really Paradise?” My Midwestern-self will fill with self-consciousness as I meekly say, “Well, yes, actually, it is.” When people ask why Paradise Valley is special, it hard to name just one reason. […]

Paradise Valley Town Council candidates discuss virtues of municipal leadership

Local voters will go to the polls Tuesday, Aug. 28 to elect a new mayor and three people to Paradise Valley Town Council. Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner, who is running unopposed, is seeking the top spot at the apex of the local governing board while four council candidates are seeking one of three […]

Anton: I have officially announced my Paradise Valley candidacy

With great pride I, James Anton, announce my candidacy for the Paradise Valley Town Council. As a 33-year resident and serving as a member of the Paradise Valley Planning Commission, I have obtained even greater respect for our wonderful community and the many volunteers that allow us to maintain the quality of life we all […]