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Organizers of the referendum petition drive that could reverse the Town of Oro Valley’s planned purchase of the El Conquistador country club and golf courses handed the town clerk more than 3,000 signatures Thursday.
It’s going to only take one of the current majority to do the right thing and vote to table, or against, the proposed golf course purchase and sales tax increase tonight (Dec. 17). It’s going to take one of the majority, consisting of Mayor Satish Hiremath, Councilman Joe Hornat, Councilwoman Mary Snider or Vice Mayor Lou Waters, to say no to this ill-advised, badly-planned prospect.
Marana will hold their annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 6.
Mountain View High School has had five former students killed in battle in Iraq and Afghanistan, which is believed to be the most of any high school in America. This somber fact led to the construction of a veterans’ memorial in front of the school. Nov. 8, the school dedicated the monument to the five, as well as any United States military veteran.
Three candidates are running for the two seats available this fall on the Amphitheater Public Schools Governing Board.
Are you looking for great community events and entertainment? There are so many exciting events happening in Oro Valley over the next few months, it is difficult to keep track! The Town hasn’t always been this busy with large-scale events, which begs the question: What has changed?
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., is launching an “AZ01 at Work” Tour during her August district work period, focusing on job creation and economic development across District One.
The Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce will receive $30,000 in funding from the town after the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget was adopted by council in a 5-2 vote on May 15.
The Town of Marana is fortunate to have residents and business owners who care about the community. We can always find people who want to volunteer to improve the quality of life we all enjoy here.
With the Marana election less than a week away, Town officials estimate they have only recieved about 20 percent of the ballots back.
Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez would like to remind all voters in the Town of Marana that your ballot must be received by Election Day, Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
The Town of Marana’s election season has officially arrived. Beginning last Thursday, the Pima County Recorder’s Office began to mail out ballots to approximately 20,000 registered voters in town.
For information about polling place and identification requirements, contact the Pima County Division of Elections at 3724-6830, or visit their website at www.pima.gov/elections.
Town council and staff are proud to say that Marana has been one of the region’s success stories over the past few years.