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Three candidates are running for the two seats available this fall on the Amphitheater Public Schools Governing Board.
Your mailboxes have been flooded, you can’t watch the latest “Modern Family” without seeing political ads, and your phone is probably blowing up with calls asking who you’re voting for.
While Congressional District 1 is the 10th largest in the nation, and has one of the most diverse populations – both Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D) and challenger Ariz. House Speaker Andy Tobin (R) agree that the majority of the district is rural and the needs of constituents are common.
Candidates for Legislative District 11 State Senate and House of Representatives will appear at the second 2014 Election Forum sponsored by Citizens for Picture Rocks (C4PR) on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Picture Rocks Community Center, 5615 N. Sanders Road. Former State Representative from Picture Rocks Jennifer Burns will again moderate as invited Senate candidates Jo Holt (D) and Steve Smith (R) respond to questions submitted from the community.
Marana Unified School District is going to the voters in November to ask for $125 million in bonds.
The Pima County Bond Advisory Committee has wrapped up five months of intensive review of hundreds of proposed projects for a possible 2015 bond election package.
Jo Holt is a Democrat in a Republican district, but said she is running her state Senate bid for Legislative District 11 very close to a nonpartisan campaign.
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.
The Marana Unified School District recognizes that excelling schools create strong communities and strong property values. Ensuring that our students have a 21st century learning environment that inspires them to achieve academic and personal excellence requires the District to plan for our future capital needs. To that end, a community-driven Capital Improvement Plan Committee was formed and a Capital Improvement Survey was developed to engage our entire community in a conversation about the District’s future facility and operational needs to best meet projected growth, while using tax dollars responsibly.
The Marana Community Food Bank has announced the addition of a new member to its Advisory Board. John Procaccino was elected to the board on April 9.
During its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 24, the Marana Unified School District Governing Board voted 3-0 to hire Rex Scott as principal at Tortolita Middle School. Maribel Lopez and Suzanne Hopkins were not in attendance.
The Marana Community Food Bank has announced the addition of a new member to its Advisory Board. Mr. John Procaccino was elected to the Advisory Board at the April 9, 2014 meeting.
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.
I read with interest a recent opinion piece by Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller, “Pima County taxpayers deserve better.” Her interpretation of the facts to support her views, is a far cry from real analysis.
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.
Rising tensions between the Continental Ranch Homeowner’s Association Board and some neighborhood residents prompted a number of newcomers to run in the annual board of directors’ election. The results were finalized late last month.
After having councilwoman Roxanne Ziegler ask for his resignation about four months ago, John Lambert, president of Continental Ranch Homeowners Association, turned the tables at the Town of Marana meeting on Nov. 6 by asking for Ziegler’s resignation from council. Ziegler was excused and not present at the meeting.
In his letter in your Nov. 6 edition Tony Greco makes two assertions I have to dispute. First, he puts Obama-Congressional hostility on an equal footing and says they’re equally to blame for the dysfunction in Washington.
A healthy dose of good news never hurt anybody, especially when the subject is economic development.
Addressing a state law that requires entities to hold elections during even-numbered years, on Aug. 20 the Marana Town Council approved a new measure that will increase the terms of sitting council members.
A piece of history sits resting at the Marana Regional Airport.
Rep. Adam Kwasman, R-Tucson, didn’t wait long to start looking at bigger opportunities, as the freshman state representative has now set his sights on winning the Congressional District 1 seat in midterm elections.