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 […]

Recruitment Part Deux: Paradise Valley seeks new town manager

Paradise Valley Town Council appears ready to move forward with its future town manager recruitment process, after a short-lived discussion on Jan. 24. According to an updated brochure for the position by CPS HR Consulting, applications will be taken through Feb. 28. In past weeks, and on Jan. 24, the council partook in closed-door meetings […]

To mill or overlay? Array of Paradise Valley roadwork to commence

It is nearing time for annual roadway work, which will affect three areas of Paradise Valley this spring. On Jan. 24, the Paradise Valley Town Council unanimously approved the implementation of the fiscal year 2018-19 Pavement Maintenance Program by authorizing a payment of $1,560,478.22 to M.R. Tanner. The vote took place during a regular business […]

Paradise Valley continues Lincoln Drive median improvement discussions

There was nothing concrete — or perhaps set in stone, more accurately — as Paradise Valley Town Council continues its ongoing discussions regarding contemplated Lincoln Drive median improvements. Town Council was presented with more options for the median improvements during a Thursday, Jan. 24 work study session at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Concerns […]

Perkins declines Paradise Valley Town Manager position

Less than one month before newly hired Paradise Valley Town Manager Mark Perkins was to take his post, the Missouri-resident has decided to stay put. Citing a very deep and long-standing tie to his community of Creve Coeur, Missouri, Mr. Perkins alerted the Town of Paradise Valley in December that he wished to terminate his […]

Travails of Paradise Valley cell phone coverage prevails as solutions prove tricky

The long road to improve quality of cell phone coverage within the Town of Paradise Valley appears to be in pursuit of remediation, once again. In this latest iteration, the municipality is collaborating with industry experts in an effort to resolve the issue of dropped calls and poor signals. For years officials within Paradise Valley […]

Town Council doubles down on halting Paradise Valley Doubletree project

Improvements for Doubletree Ranch Road have been tabled. Following impassioned commentary from residents, Paradise Valley Town Council members seem to side with those concerns admitting too many unknown factors to move forward with the project. Safety, communication process and the overall goal to be achieved by reconstructing some areas of the road were among top […]

Stanton denies Dembow allegations, will not resign from Paradise Valley Town Council

On the heels of Paradise Valley Councilman Paul Dembow calling for the resignation of fellow elected leader — Mark Stanton — members of the Brown family spoke out at the Dec. 6 Town Council meeting, citing their belief that Mr. Dembow should actually be the one to resign. Additionally, Mr. Stanton addressed the call for […]

Paradise Valley signs marching orders for analysis of SmokeTree rebirth effort

A Statement of Direction has been rendered by Paradise Valley Town Council to give building and design guidelines for the legacy SmokeTree Resort’s renovation. On Thursday, Oct. 11, Paradise Valley Town Council spent about an hour combing over SmokeTree Resort’s Statement of Direction, which is comprised of 12 elements pertaining to several aspects of the […]

Horizon of visually significant corridor plan lacks significant Paradise Valley support

It appears the most visual parts of the Visually Significant Corridor Master Plan are not favored by Paradise Valley Town Council. On Thursday, Sept. 27, the Town Council took its first look at the master plan, which has been worked on by the town’s Planning Commission since last summer. While ideas of decorated streetscapes and […]