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Scottsdale approves almost $2 million for social …

Scottsdale City Council recently approved over $1.9 million for nonprofit agencies that provide programs and services to assist thousands of people who are at risk and in need.

Peoria renews contract with Greater Phoenix Economic …

Peoria City Council renewed its contract with Greater Phoenix Economic Council for fiscal year 2023 for $95,778.

Update: ‘Minor’ changes to The Goldwater suffice …

The mayor of Scottsdale changed his mind about asking for City Council to initiate a formal review into a recent development review board decision, citing minor changes made by the applicant prior to …

Bell Road overdue for a facelift in Surprise

Along a six-mile stretch of Bell Road from Grand Avenue to the Beardsley Canal, the city of Surprise has 426 palm trees dotting the median along that stretch.

Peoria Council approves transit agreement

Peoria City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement amendment with the Regional Public Transportation Authority for transit services in the city.

Peoria Council approves transit agreement with Valley …

Peoria City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement amendment with the Regional Public Transportation Authority for transit services in the city.

Surprise council overrides planners’ vote on …

While the Surprise Planning & Zoning Commission recommended against an amendment that would place apartments just north of Willow Canyon High School by a 5-1 margin May 19, the team involved with the project decided to push on to the city council.

Scottsdale city council candidates talk budget, …

With three seats open in the upcoming Scottsdale City Council elections, the candidates met at City Hall on June 22 to share their thoughts on pressing issues the city faces including rising developments, short-term rentals and economic preparedness.

Moderne Park West wins a home in south Peoria

Another apartment community is in the works for the Olive Avenue corridor.

Q&A: Apache Junction mayor candidates on staying ahead …

The Apache Junction City Council mayoral election is nearing in a few short months. The 2022 primary election is Aug. 2 and will include two candidates for the office of mayor: Mehmood Mohiuddin …

Get to Know the Candidates: Peoria council contenders …

In this installment of Peoria Independent's candidate Q&A series, we ask two city council candidates about the divisive nature our culture has taken on.

Tempe City Council passes budget amid public outcry

The Tempe City Council passed a new budget for the coming fiscal year during a special meeting on June 9, though not without some outcry from residents. 

Mesa council candidates explain types of jobs Mesa …

A primary election is Aug. 2 for candidates in Mesa City Council districts 4, 5 and 6, with terms expiring in January 2027. Candidates filing for a seat in each district are: District 4: Jenn …

Tempe honors homegrown Gin Blossoms with street signs

If you drive past Creamery Park on Eighth Street, starting in October you'll see some colorful new street signs. The city of Tempe is honoring the Gin Blossoms band by designating a portion of Eighth Street as "Allison Road Avenue."

Get to Know the Candidates: Top issues for council …

In this edition of Get to Know the Candidates, Peoria Independent asks the city's city council candidates about the three most important issues they believe Peoria is facing.

Moderne Park West fights for a home in south Peoria

Another apartment community is planned for the Olive corridor.

Q&A: How will the growing water crisis impact …

Despite a drought management plan being in place, Scottsdale City Council candidates are mostly confident that the city is on the right track to avoid a major water problem. In January, the city …

Roland Winters to meet with District 1 residents

Surprise City Councilman Roland Winters is hosting one of his regular monthly meetings for District 1 residents at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 10 at The Retreat Center at Arizona Traditions.

Lawsuit in U.S. Federal District Court topic of Apache …

Discussion on litigation filed in U.S. Federal District Court is the sole topic of the Apache Junction City Council’s June 6 closed-door executive session. The council is to discuss with …

Tempe to move forward with Coyotes arena negotiations

After a presentation from developers and the airport, 96 public speakers, over 200 written comments and plenty of discussion, the Tempe City Council voted to move forward with negotiations to bring …

Scottsdale approves $2.1 billion tentative budget

The city of Scottsdale’s tentative budget has been unanimously approved by City Council members, moving the annual financial document forward in the multi-step adoption process. The total …

Get to know the Peoria mayoral candidates

Now that the candidates for both Peoria’s mayoral and city council elections have been firmly established, it’s time to get to know them better.

Mesa council candidates explain how to balance rural, …

A primary election is Aug. 2 for candidates in Mesa City Council districts 4, 5 and 6, with terms expiring in January 2027. Candidates filing for a seat in each district are: District 4: Jenn …

Tempe City Council to consider Coyotes proposal June 2

The Tempe City Council on June 2 will consider whether a proposal to build a professional hockey arena, hotels, offices, retail and residential units on city land should proceed to a formal negotiation phase. 

Developer of ambitious Peoria project requests changes

A little more than a year after the development agreement for the ambitious project known as Stadium Point was approved by city council, the developer is requesting changes from the initial plan.
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