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 […]

Cherokee Elementary rebuild design plans on display for Scottsdale school board

Officials from Orcutt Winslow, an architect firm working on the rebuild of Cherokee Elementary School, stood before the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board Tuesday, Aug. 20 to give an update on their ongoing project. The update included a design concept, which the firm presented previously at an Aug. 12 community meeting, and tentative dates […]

Paradise Valley man indicted on wire fraud, money laundering

A Paradise Valley man was indicted on numerous counts of alleged wire fraud and money laundering through means of false statements, reportedly using the money to support his “lavish lifestyle.” A grand jury in the U.S. District Court in Phoenix accused David Harbour of making false statements to investors in an alleged payday-loan business scheme […]

Planning Commission tables intricate lot-split vote

Several Paradise Valley resident concerns have snagged a preliminary plat and conditional use permit application for a proposed lot split and private road. The Planning Commission voted 6-0, with commissioner Charles Covington absent, at its Tuesday, July 16 public hearing to table a vote for a two-lot subdivision with a private road at 7525 N. […]

Planning Commission approves lot split on Invergordon Road

The Paradise Valley Planning Commission has unanimously approved an application for a lot split on a property at 5307 N. Invergordon Road. The vote came at the commission’s June 4 meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Per the Town Code, since the commission rendered an unanimous vote, the application does not need to […]

Phoenix remembers Muhammad Ali legacy with street renaming, holiday

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story had a misspelling of Mr. Ali’s name. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. Memories, stories and laughter flowed in abundance for Muhammad Ali’s legacy Monday, June 3 but the focus wasn’t on his accomplishments in the boxing ring. The Barrow Neurological Institute, 350 W. […]

Paradise Valley narrows focus as part of Lincoln median improvements

A conclusion is becoming more clear regarding the Lincoln Drive median improvements after the Paradise Valley Town Council zeroed in on access to one property along the roadway. The Town Council discussed five options on a median break for access to the Gordon property, which sits to the west of the Applewood Pet Resort on […]

Town Council mulls over administrative land modification changes to town code

Changes are coming to chapter six of Paradise Valley’s Town Code regarding administrative land modifications. The Town Council heard a presentation from planner George Burton during a study session of its Thursday, May 9 meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Mr. Burton presented ordinance and resolution drafts that would lead to the changes […]

Town Council discusses future of alarm monitoring, false alarms

Expansion may be coming to the Town of Paradise Valley’s alarm monitoring service. The Paradise Valley Town Council had this discussion and received an update on the false alarm ordinance at its Thursday, April 25 meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. In regards to the alarm monitoring service, Police Chief Peter Wingert asked […]

Paradise Valley names Jill Keimach as next town manager

After several months of searching, Paradise Valley Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner announced Thursday, March 28 that Jill Keimach would become the next town manager. The Town Council unanimously approved Ms. Keimach’s employment agreement at its March 28 meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Ms. Keimach will join the town May 20. The town hired […]