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There are a number of prevailing myths about traffic enforcement and fines in Oro Valley. Hopefully, the following will clear up some of the misconceptions prevalent in some parts of the community.
(BPT) - Whether welcoming a newborn, adopting a child or becoming a stepparent for the first time, bringing a child into your life means big changes - and a big impact on your finances.
Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa has announced Jeffrey Schott as its new spa director at the Sonoran Spa. Along with this new hire, Westward Look has additionally named 3-year associate Christopher McLaren as the new catering sales manager.
If there’s one thing that Satish Hiremath and Patrick Straney agree on, it’s that the position as Oro Valley’s top government official is one worth having.
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1. Security tightened for U.S.-bound flights over bomb fears
As the election draws near, voters in Oro Valley will once again be asked to decide on a budget-related measure known as the Home Rule Option, also referred to as a local alternative expenditure limitation.
(NAPSI)—Jobs with the federal government offer many benefits, everything from good pay to pensions.
Putting together a municipal budget each year is a challenging task. Even in the best of times, there are pressures and unexpected expenses that impact the budget as the year moves forward.
(BPT) - Teaching your kids to be financially savvy could help them to be financially confident and successful in the future. As credit card debt and low retirement savings continue to frustrate many Americans, you can help your kids steer clear of these and other financial pitfalls by talking to them early on about the value of money. In fact people who have had financial education participate more often in retirement programs, make larger contributions to the programs and have a much higher savings rate than others, according to research from the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
The Town of Oro Valley has been tapped for three more national awards in the areas of financial reporting, budgeting and procurement.
County officials are taking another look at a proposal that was disagreeable to the Board of Supervisors in 2007.
The town has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting award for its FY2013 comprehensive annual financial report by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. The town has earned the award six consecutive years.
Ruben Villa, former finance director of South Tucson, describes the reason for a secondary property tax by the city to cover the cost of servicing a debt, which resulted from a shooting in the 1980s, and brought the city to the verge of disincorporation. (A South Tucson officer shot a Tucson police officer in the spine.) The payment is now more than $600,000 a year, the debt having been refinanced twice.
University of Arizona marketing students won a nationwide advertising competition in which they developed and executed an employment recruitment campaign for AT&T.
The Pima Community College Governing Board on Wednesday unanimously approved publication of the Fiscal Year 2015 budget, and will conduct a public hearing and special board meeting on June 11 to adopt the budget and set property tax rates and levies.
The Oro Valley Town Council meeting’s agenda for May 7 was set for a simple meeting where the council considered making a private street public, it listened to a couple of presentations, adopted the tentative budget for the next fiscal year, and to look at the manner in which people are appointed for boards and commissions within the town. But with a divided council and recent public remarks made by council members about the police department, the meeting was filled with dissention and the destabilization of a collaborative council.
At the midpoint of the year - on July 1 - the Mountain Vista Fire District will become what it calls “fully operational” by adding 33 firefighters to its full time staff.
As our government, nationally, at the state level and locally begin debating and presenting budgets for the 2014/2015 fiscal year, it’s clear Tucson residents have a reason to be angry, while Oro Valley can continue to be happy with the direction their town is headed.
Gov. Jan Brewer today named Mark Naufel as the 2014 Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) Student Regent.
The Town of Marana Finance Department has been named recipient of a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the seventh consecutive year by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
1. Jobless benefits extension stalls in the Senate
In your article from the Chamber of Commerce town growth seemed so desirable, but does the growth of Oro Valley have a limit or a cost?