What’s being discussed behind closed doors in the Town of Paradise Valley?

Elected town officials conduct most of their business in public meetings but there are certain topics that warrant private discussions, state law stipulates. The closed-door meetings, known as executive sessions, are private to everyone except the public body hosting the meeting, legal officials and any invited individuals. In the Town of Paradise Valley, recent Town […]

Impassioned conservation pursuit emerges through Paradise Valley Mountain Preserve Trust

The energy of a reinvigorated pursuit of the Paradise Valley Mountain Preserve Trust filled the air at Sanctuary Camelback Resort & Spa Wednesday, Oct. 9 as local environmental conservationists gathered to support each other and the idea of keeping land in its natural state. “We are all here tonight because of our love of the […]

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 […]

Officials remind residents to check storm drainage following extreme weather

Paradise Valley town officials are reminding residents to inspect their drainage facilities and washes on property following rain storms. On Monday, Sept. 23 Maricopa County weather stations recorded over 1.5 inches of rain in parts of Paradise Valley. Town staff responded to numerous calls from residents as well as standing water on roadways, according to […]

Bien-Willner: A focused renewed, a look forward at Paradise Valley Town Hall

The nights are cooling down, and the days are not quite as long. Some of us have celebrated the summer here, while many of us have sought cooler climates or ventured to special places near and far with family or friends. School has started. And, after activity at Town Hall in June, July and August […]

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 […]

Paradise Valley police respond to residential burglaries

Editor’s Note: This story was updated to include the Sept. 11 burglary report. The Paradise Valley Police Department responded to three alleged residential burglaries within four days of each other. The department’s Criminal Investigations Unit is looking into an alleged Wednesday, Sept. 11 burglary in the 4900 block of Berneil Drive; the Saturday, Sept. 7 […]

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 […]