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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.
Even though the recession took a hard hit to cities throughout Arizona, residents can remain hopeful and optimistic – especially those in the town of Marana.
In a special worksession on June 24, the Marana Town Council discussed building a new police station, the Heritage Park Arena and a new water/sewer system.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three residents and an organization were honored by the Town on Thursday night for their efforts to improve the community.
Town council and staff are proud to say that Marana has been one of the region’s success stories over the past few years.
The Marana Heritage Conservancy received a $1,000 donation from NRG Solar, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., a Princeton, NJ-based electricity company that is currently building a 25 megawatt solar station about 20 miles west of Tucson, the Avra Valley Solar Generating Station.
Amber Lights Retirement Community
As technology continues to develop at a rapid pace, the Town of Marana has taken full advantage by developing new interactive applications that allow residents and staff to manage the town cooperatively and efficiently.
The Marana Farmer's Market is looking for new vendors. For more information, visit the website at http://communityfoodbank.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/02/WEB_farm-stand-vendor-flyer-2011.pdf.
Disappointed livestock is gone
Marana Heritage Farm changes name
In a May 15 Marana council meeting, while adopting the the tentative 2012-2013 fiscal year budget, officials were pleased to announce the purchase of 28.8 acres of state land adjacent to Heritage Park Drive.