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Oro Valley Councilman Barry Gillaspie, left, is honored by Mayor Satish Hiremath at a recent council meeting.
Leading to the Town of Oro Valley’s recent adoption of the 2012-2013 fiscal year budget, a new addition to this year’s final tally is $25,000 in funding for the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce, previously known as the Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce.
After serving eight years on the Oro Valley Town Council, Councilman Barry Gillaspie is saying farewell to government. He is looking forward to concentrating on his personal life and career as the Director of Development Services for Information Technology at Pima Community College.
A lengthy Oro Valley council meeting on May 16 ended in heartfelt fashion as Mayor Satish Hiremath recognized departing councilmen Barry Gillaspie and Steve Solomon for their service to Oro Valley.
For the first time in Oro Valley’s history, there is no need for a General Election.
Ballots are still being counted in the Oro Valley Town Council Primary Election.
Oro Valley residents had another chance to hear from the six Oro Valley candidates running for the Town Council during the final candidate forum on Feb. 29.
Oro Valley residents had the opportunity to hear from the six candidates running for Town Council, when Sun City hosted a forum on Feb. 18.
Just for Kids with the TSO returns to OV
Ballots for the all mail election in Oro Valley go out to voters this week, but some are asking residents to hold off on filling out the three candidates they want until after some public forums.
Last week, the Town of Oro Valley approved a partnership with the Regional Transportation Authority to not only keep transit services operational, but also maintain the high level of quality service residents have come to expect over the years.
At the Oro Valley Town Council meeting on Jan. 18, residents continued to express concern regarding the development of a luxury apartment complex near Tangerine Road and Rancho Vistoso Boulevard, even after it was announced the applicant had withdrawn the proposal.
In May, the Town of Oro Valley hopes to begin construction on a $3.4 million pool expansion at James D. Kriegh Park.
While there are six candidates in the race for three open Oro Valley Town Council seats, incumbent Barry Gillaspie isn’t one of them.
The field of candidates is set for the 2012 Oro Valley Town Council election.
With the off-season elections wrapping up, focus is now turning to 2012 where Northwest voters will have plenty of decisions to make, starting with the Oro Valley Town Council election in March.
A group of residents seeking to recall Oro Valley Vice Mayor Mary Snider and Councilman Joe Hornat did not meet the Sept. 22 deadline to submit petitions.
A group of residents looking to recall Oro Valley Vice Mayor Mary Snider and Councilman Joe Hornat did not meet the Sept. 22 deadline to submit petitions.
The Oro Valley Town Council gave staff the go-ahead to research the concept of creating an archery course at Naranja Park.
While the Oro Valley Town Council took a neutral stance on the Rosemont Mine project last month, the Marana Town Council recently voted 6-1 to support the controversial project.
The Oro Valley Town Council hosted a special meeting June 29, discussing transit issues, prohibiting fireworks and considering appointments to the Conceptual Design Review Board.
The budget-planning season for the Marana and Oro Valley town councils has come and gone with the final products being approved in recent weeks.