Displaying results 1 - 25 of 11609 for city council. Subscribe to this search
It’s not news when politicians try to get into our wallets. But this year, both the city of Phoenix and Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) have crossed the decency line in their efforts to keep our money flowing their direction.
We support Reed Carr for Gilbert Public School Board! Reed has a well-deserved reputation for listening to others while seeking balanced, thoughtful, and conservative decisions. A father of four GPS students, he greatly cares about education and has been involved in our schools. He also provides a strong background and understanding of business. We are confident that he will combine skills of accountability and oversight with the need to ensure that GPS employees have our community’s appreciation and support.
The Tempe City Council is considering options concerning cell phone use while behind the wheel that might include passing a law to ban the practice in the near future.
New water conservation initiatives enacted by Tempe’s city council earlier this month will reduce water use by an estimated 780 million gallons of water per year by 2020, although it will inevitably raise the price of the water for residents and businesses.
Rotary started in February 1905 when Chicago lawyer Paul Harris and three friends met after dinner. The idea was to have a new club in which businessmen could get together periodically to get better acquainted. They rotated their meetings each week to the business of a member. Over the next few years Rotary transformed into a civic service club, spread across the United States and then around the world. Eventually Rotary came to Arizona and in 1914, the 100th Rotary Club was organized in Phoenix.
Mesa Council Members,
After standing unfinished for roughly a decade, Elevation Chandler is finally going to be torn down.
According to a Tribune article on April 13, Mesa’s City Council raised the secondary property tax rate from $.86 per $100 to $1.18 per $100. This increased revenue for 2014-15 from $22.1 million to $33.4 million.
City Councilman Dennis Kavanaugh has been appointed to the Advisory Committee of the Upper Iowa University Mesa Center.
One of my first actions as mayor was to announce the formation of the Falcon Strategic Visioning Commission. For more than 75 years, Mesa’s Falcon Field Economic Activity Area (FFEAA) has led the nation in aviation innovation. From the early 1940s when WWII U.S. and British cadets trained over the skies of Mesa, to today where multimillion dollar, cutting-edge aircraft continue to set the standard in aviation; the FFEAA is one of Mesa’s most dynamic and dense zones of employment and economic opportunity.
A Mesa woman is contesting a misdemeanor citation for failure to keep her dog on a leash 6 feet or shorter. But the citation may not be as much of a problem as the actual law itself.
The Chandler City Council officially approved the final results from last month’s primary election that will give the council two new members beginning this weekend.
In the opinion pages of the Aug. 29 Arizona Republic, readers were told for the second time in August about the growing gang problems in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community, problems that have spread beyond Salt River and into the East Valley and beyond. Gangs have long been a problem there and continue to grow in boldness. Last May gangsters murdered a Salt River police officer across the street from an upscale Scottsdale neighborhood. Attacks on police and community members are all too common.
On Sept. 4, Mesa will host the “Open Data Roadshow,” along with Arizona State University and Code for America, at the Mesa Arts Center’s Piper Theater. The exposé will focus on the ways that everyone can benefit from increased transparency in local government.
While the concepts differ, the three finalists for the redesigned City Center in Mesa all have one thing in common: a reinvigoration of the heart of Mesa.
The long-awaited demise of the Elevation Chandler building is now entering its final stages.
The Chandler City Council race appears to be decided, with Kevin Hartke, Terry Roe and Rene Lopez set to win seats without having to participate in a fall election.
Tempe voters have spoken. Lauren Kuby and David Schapira are the newest members of the Tempe City Council after handily beating incumbents Robin Arredondo-Savage and two-term incumbent Shana Ellis.
The candidates for the Mesa City Council and the mayoral race won’t have to run again in November as one candidate from all four races received more than 50 percent of the vote during Tuesday’s primary election.
Two Tempe City Council incumbents have been thrust into a runoff scenario against each other by a former state legislator and a first-time politician.
(Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of stories about “snowbirds” in the Valley of the Sun).