Sanctuary SUP statement of direction passes divided Paradise Valley Town Council

After several weeks of vociferous debate, Paradise Valley Town Council has advanced a statement of direction to the Planning Commission regarding an intermediate Special Use Permit amendment for the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa. Though the SOD advanced, the vote at the Thursday, Feb. 28 council meeting reflected a divided council as the […]

Dembow: Don’t toss out Sanctuary’s Casa Three application prior to its review

I’m emailing you to frame Councilwoman Julie Pace’s well penned article on the Sanctuary SUP application for Casa Three. Serving with two members who live in Stone Canyon (Council members Pace and Moore) and having the privilege of knowing several residents who live in the neighborhood I understand the community concerns well. There is zero […]

Hait: Sanctuary’s newest proposal ought to be reviewed, considered carefully

I am a long-time resident of Stone Canyon and many years ago was part of the team that approached the Town of Paradise Valley to allow the restaurant of the then-John Gardner’s Tennis Ranch to open to the public. The Tennis Ranch had always been a private club and never open to the public. Later, […]

Pace: Rare 3-3 council split over five-plex proposal on Camelback Mountain

Working late in to Valentine’s Day evening, when love was in the air, exposed a very divided Paradise Valley Town Council on an issue that implicates the core values of our Town. Three members of the Paradise Valley Town Council expressed support for commercial zoning of a five-plex on Camelback Mountain directly adjacent to one-acre […]

Town Council begins deliberations on Sanctuary resort SUP amendment

Editor’s Note: The location of Casa 3 was previously misidentified. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. A first-blush conversation regarding proposed updates to a single portion of Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa sent the Paradise Valley Town Council down a long road of discussion. On Jan. 24, Town Council took the […]