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 […]

New Paradise Valley Hillside building rules meant to improve standards, transparency

Anticipated safety provisions to the Paradise Valley Hillside Code updates appear to appease both safety concerns and marketplace trends, a member of the local building community says. A collective of elected leaders, municipal engineering staff and local building experts agree anticipated changes to Hillside construction guidelines will enhance both safety standards and notification requirements as […]

Potential uses guide Paradise Valley Lincoln Medical Plaza redevelopment talks

Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, June 14 is expected to issue marching orders to its Planning Commission putting in to motion the redevelopment of the Lincoln Medical Plaza. Known at Town Hall as a Statement of Direction, the document will give the Paradise Valley Planning Commission guidelines of scrutiny for the pending medical facility overhaul, […]

Paradise Valley political season in full swing as election approaches

The signatures have been gathered, the campaign finance reports filed and at the stroke of 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 five Town of Paradise Valley residents became official candidates in the anticipated August election. The Aug. 28 Paradise Valley general election will feature an uncontested race for the station of mayor while four candidates are […]

Officer down: Paradise Valley police family seeks bridge to recovery

For about 30 years Sgt. Brian McFarland answered the call to protect and serve the residents of the Town of Paradise Valley. But now the family of Sgt. McFarland — his daughter and his two granddaughters — is seeking the help of any and all who would come to the aid of a man who […]

SmokeTree Resort revitalization begins Paradise Valley deliberations May 24

Not since Adam West first dawned the cowl of the Dark Knight on the American Broadcast Company has much thought been given to the breadth and scope of the SmokeTree Resort in the Town of Paradise Valley. But earlier this year the legacy resort property at 7101 E. Lincoln Drive changed hands for a reported […]

Paradise Valley budget talks illustrate a municipality in full bloom

The financial picture of the Town of Paradise Valley could not be any rosier as operating revenues are up, expenditures are down and the municipality holds a staggering operating reserve of 104 percent. Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, April 12 received an introductory overview of Town Manager Kevin Burke‚Äôs recommended budget for fiscal year 2018-19. […]

Paradise Valley looks to put a finer point on Hillside development

The Town of Paradise Valley is moving forward with an holistic approach to how the municipality regulates the building of residential homes — or any other structure — on lots with a greater than 10 percent slope. Paradise Valley Town Council is looking at a series of 19 amendments to the existing Hillside code, which […]

Paradise Valley readies new guidelines to corral local water flow

An effort fueled by a desire to preserve natural washes and a systematic approach to address where the water flows in, down and around the topography of the Town of Paradise Valley is afoot at Town Hall. Paradise Valley Town Council is in the midst of a storm drainage design manual update more than 30 […]

Paradise Valley explores bike-share program possibility, regulation

The Town of Paradise Valley is exploring the ins and outs of offering a bike-share program that could be available to the general public, but more likely to end up a unique amenity offering for local luxury resorts. Paradise Valley Town Council — at the request of Councilman Scott Moore — held a study session […]