Hermosa Inn dips toe into new fit of Paradise Valley footprint

Seeking to meet the needs of its guests, Paradise Valley’s Hermosa Inn is looking for town approval for some slight adjustments to the property’s footprint. The Hermosa Inn, 5532 N. Palo Cristi Road, is a beloved resort within the Town of Paradise Valley housed mostly within a residential community. It was annexed into the town […]

Paradise Valley council candidates opine Ritz-Carlton project progress

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

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 […]

Knapp named Paradise Valley community development director

After a nationwide search, Deputy Town Manager Dawn Marie Buckland announced July 13 that she has hired Jeremy Knapp to fill the Town of Paradise Valley’s community development director position. The position oversees the town’s planning, permitting, and code enforcement functions, according to a press release. Mr. Knapp is currently the capital projects manager for […]

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 […]

You have arrived: Paradise Valley sets out to expand its identity

The effervescent nature of Paradise Valley is seeking to take physical form throughout areas of the municipality, as a new plan makes its way to Paradise Valley Town Council this fall. Dubbed as the Visually Significant Corridors Master Plan, the conceptual document is one of town council’s quality of life initiatives and has been included […]

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 […]