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Two rezonings passed at the Jan. 20 Marana Town Council meeting, one with no opposition and another that was more controversial.
In a recent meeting, the Marana Planning Commission approved a development plan and voted to recommend two rezoning requests, which will now go before the town council for final approval.
This week’s Marana Town Council meeting will have two main items, one controversial and one that, while very important, should be pass with little drama.
Despite the objections of many in attendance, the Marana Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend two proposals to the Town Council in regards to the Lazy K Bar Ranch development.
The developers of a proposed subdivision on the site of Marana’s historic Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch are trying again for rezoning with the hope that this time, the entire town council will vote on their request.
“If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external or internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.” (Federalist Papers #51)
Owners of Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch, located north of Saguaro National Park West, were approached by Mattamy Homes who now awaits approval to develop on the historic ranch.
Pima County this month will release a second draft of its comprehensive plan update called Pima Prospers.
The town is seeking a qualified resident for its Planning Commission.
The Town is seeking a qualified resident for its Planning Commission.
Avra Valley Coalition organizer Albert Lannon brought the implications of a Cananmex Highway through the Avra Valley to the May 20 Citizens for Picture Rocks meeting. He detailed the effects on neighbors and wildlife, including the loss of jobs along the present Interstate 10 corridor and the negative impacts on health, tourism and water.
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
MARANA TOWN COUNCIL
Oro Valley could become the second northwest-area town to receive a medical marijuana dispensary in about a month’s time.
Unless an appeal is filed, the Town of Marana will become the latest Community Health Analysis Area in the Tucson region to house a medical marijuana dispensary.
Last night, the Marana Planning Commission voted 4-1 in favor of allowing a medical marijuana dispensary at the location of 5390 W. Ina Road. Nature Med, as it is to be called, will be located in a preexisting building that will need renovation for operational purposes.
The Town is seeking qualified Marana residents for two spots on its planning commission.
When the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission created Congressional District 1 last year, many couldn’t believe the size. CD1, which was created because of the state’s increase in population, is by far one of the largest congressional districts in the nation, and there are two candidates wanting to run it.
Name: Mike Hellon
Town of OV seeks input on overlay district
Five candidates are competing to become the supervisor for District 1 in Pima County after current supervisor Ann Day steps down later this year.
Five candidates are running in the newly-created Congressional District 1 in Arizona with hopes of taking a seat with the U.S. House of Representatives.
Thursday, April 19