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Fall has finally arrived, bringing with it a season of festivals and outdoor activities that most of us have eagerly anticipated all summer.
A worldwide leader in innovative cancer diagnostic solutions, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. is expanding its research into the Town of Marana by constructing a 60,000-square-foot facility.
Two Marana councilmembers will not face disciplinary action after violating an open meeting law.
When the town of Marana opened the Twin Peaks Interchange in 2010, it paved the road for economic development along a busy stretch of Interstate 10. Four years and one tough recession later, those plans are coming together.
The Marana Town Council met on Aug. 5 for the first time since taking a summer break in July, hosting a 40-minute session to discuss a variety of topics.
Professional organizations can greatly benefit individuals. Whether the subject is career development or how to better serve constituents, there’s much to learn during informative conferences hosted by well-regarded associations.
Being built to reflect more of the town’s community and history, the first phase of the Marana Heritage River Park is close to completion. The first phase is the community and demonstration garden.
The PGA Tour announced last week that a new tournament was coming to northwest Tucson. The Tucson Classic, a PGA Champions Tour event, will be played in Tucson’s Omni Tucson National Resort between March 16 and 22, next year.
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.
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.
On May 20, the Marana town Council unanimously approved a $115 million tentative budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year, a $32 million increase from the current year.
There are countless reasons to live in or operate a business in Marana. A growing commercial sector. Beautiful scenery. Award-winning schools. Incredible recreational opportunities. Excellent community events.
During the April 15 council meeting, Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson and Finance Director Erik Montague gave a preliminary presentation on the recommended budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
When we start updating the town’s Strategic Plan, gathering citizen feedback is at the top of our to-do list. We need to know what the community wants before we begin setting priorities that last years.
Archaeologists recently discovered an ancient human settlement at the Marana interchange of Twin Peaks/Interstate 10 where the new premium outlet mall will be built.
Whenever the town needs to hire an employee, we spend time and effort to find the best person for the job. We owe it to our community to bring people on board who provide the high level of service that our residents and business owners expect.
Members of our great military serve America with bravery at home and abroad. When they pass, it is incumbent upon us as a nation to ensure that their memories are honored in the most meaningful way possible.
“Exciting” is the word used by Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson to describe the approaching 2014 calendar year as the town continues to trend in the right direction following the nation’s hard-hitting 2008 recession.
Two competing developers are in a race to build premier outlet malls on Tucson’s northwest side.
Members of the Marana Parks and Recreation Department gave a presentation to the council on Dec. 17 regarding the development and construction of the Marana Heritage River Park.
Each year brings the promise of exciting new opportunities for communities across the country. In Marana, we are optimistic that 2014 will be a year filled with positive developments that move our town forward in many ways.
Becoming and remaining an organization of excellence are goals that the Town of Marana works toward every day. With the completion of an extensive classification-compensation study, we have taken an important step in the right direction.
Despite residential opposition, the Marana Town Council approved the Twin Peaks Oasis Annexation in a 4-3 vote, which will annex 36.79 acres into the town.
The Marana Town Council Meeting hosted a public hearing on Sept. 3 regarding the Twin Peaks Oasis Annexation where area residents voiced opposition to the proposal.