Gilbert is publishing new "performance management" dashboards on its website, a move meant to provide transparency in government and provide residents a glimpse into town operations.
The Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board approved a revision to its annual financial report from back in fiscal year 2021-22 at its Sept. 26 meeting.
The revision from two years ago …
The Higley Unified School District approved more than $5,000 in travel vouchers for educators to attend conferences over the strong objections of one of the board members.
The board voted …
The Higley Unified School District Governing Board passed a new dress code policy Wednesday after three rounds of debate dating back to May.
The new policy updates one that had been in …
Gilbert Town Council dismissed ethics complaints against three of its members Tuesday, but voted to allow an investigation of another complaint against Mayor Brigette Peterson to move forward.
The Gilbert Town Council will take up consideration of four ethics complaints that were filed in July and August against various members when council meets for its Sept. 19 regular meeting.
Gilbert Public Schools spent $101.6 million of taxpayer money added to district coffers in 2022-23 through their 2019 approval of a 15% maintenance and operations override and $198 million in two …
As Gilbert reaches the halfway point on its 10-year redevelopment plan for the Heritage District, town officials are busy preparing how the next five years should unfold — and what might lie beyond that.
Gilbert’s top municipal employees are among the highest paid in the Valley, data collected by the Daily Independent shows.
That’s includes Town Manager Patrick Banger, …
Gilbert Town Council Member Yung Koprowski satisfied the legal and ethical requirements to conduct business with the town, according to an independent investigator.
Investigator Sarah …
Another Gilbert Town Council ethics complaint has been recommended for dismissal — the one from a council member against the mayor.
Independent investigator Kenneth Fields found …
Dania Blanco spends her days running a boutique salon in Gilbert dedicated to beautifying women. It is a stark contrast from an ugly past.
Gilbert Town Council Member Jim Torgeson did not violate the town’s code of ethics, an independent investigator found, but the first-term official also was cautioned about his conduct.
A 30-year-old man from Gilbert with a day job made his latest film, and first venture into a feature-length movie, on a $500 budget. But actor Chris Studenka cannot offer enough praise for Justin Rose.
An independent investigator has recommended an ethics complaint against Gilbert Town Council Member Bobbi Buchli be dismissed.
The complaint was the first of at least eight filed against …
Steel + Spark has pivoted into an area that fits with its sustainability mission but is decidedly off brand — non-congregate housing for the homeless.
The Higley Unified School District Governing Board has hired a firm to conduct its superintendent search.
Ray and Associates, which specializes in educational executive leadership …
The Higley Unified School District Governing Board approved the replacement of 156 aging security cameras at district schools at a cost of more than a half-million dollars.
The move is …
Gilbert Public Schools has unveiled a new tool for high school students and families to see if the student is on the path toward graduation.
The new graduation tracker resides on …
Gilbert Public Schools is looking at a possible loss this year of 600 students in “average daily membership,” a key enrollment figure in the state’s education funding formula, …
A Gilbert resident and longtime mayoral critic is the latest person to file an ethics complaint against a member of Gilbert Town Council.
Brandon Ryff, a Scottsdale dentist who lives in …
The teacher shortage has a related corollary with which schools struggle: a substitute teacher shortage.
Schools already short on teachers have difficulties backfilling spots when a teacher is …
Gilbert Town Council adopted short-term rental fees for the town, a second step in the town regulating the hotel alternatives that sometimes are a point of contention for neighbors.
The vibe at Cactus Rose Boutique is “country chic,” as owner Kaitlyn Ethington calls it, and the shop has an unmistakable feminine air with its pink accents and neon signs with messages like “Hello gorgeous” and “Babe you look so cool.”