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Upgrades and improvements to the Marana Water Reclamation Facility made during the past year have resulted in a more efficient collection and treatment system, according to the town of Marana’s utilities director.
A solid waste removal system was installed with a price tag of about $200,000, which helps to more efficiently remove solid particulates from the incoming wastewater.
This month marks the two-year anniversary of the town assuming management of the wastewater system in north Marana. It was an important acquisition, one that allows us to strengthen our water portfolio and provide better-cost containment for current and future customers.
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 successfully reaching an agreement with Pima County to assume control of the Marana Wastewater Reclamation Facility, the Town of Marana is planning $1 million in efficiency upgrades to the plant in the 2013/2014 fiscal year.
By a 2-to-1 margin, Marana voters approved the Home Rule Option in the May 21 General Election. It was an all mail election for the second time.
By a 2-to-1 margin, Marana voters approved the Home Rule Option in Tuesday's night's election. It was an all mail election for the second time.
During the annual State of the Town Address on April 26, Marana Mayor Ed Honea said Marana will continue to stay true to its core mission, which is devoted to strong public infrastructure, public safety and public services.
After a March election that demonstrated overwhelming support for a town-owned wastewater treatment facility, members of the Marana Citizen’s Forum are looking at the next logical step forward for this session’s topic – the development of North Marana.
Marana voters spoke loud and clear in the town’s March 12 Primary Election.
The Town of Marana has hosted a pair of open houses — the most recent last week at Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library on N. Schisler Drive, to help educate the public about the town’s pursuit of a wastewater system.
Water is and always will be our most precious natural resource. We live in a state where acquiring water is challenging, expensive and, sometimes, almost impossible.
While the Town of Oro Valley will retain all current council members until at least June of next year, the Town of Marana will have a busy election season come March, when four incumbents and two challengers will compete to earn a seat on council.
After years of dispute over control of the Marana Wastewater Reclamation Facility, the Pima County Board of Supervisors is calling for an end to further litigation with the Town of Marana, recently extending two separate settlement offers.
The Arizona Supreme Court has declined to hear the Town of Marana’s case relating to a ballot measure that would have allowed the municipality to own and operate a wastewater facility without seeking voter approval in next year’s town elections.
While the fate of the Marana Wastewater Treatment Facility has yet to be legally determined, Pima County and the Town of Marana continue to disagree on issues outside of the courtroom.
As litigation continues over control of the Marana Wastewater Treatment Facility, the Town of Marana has put together some numbers to demonstrate the perks of providing residents with a town-owned wastewater facility.
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The ongoing litigation between the Town of Marana and Pima County regarding control of the Marana Wastewater Treatment Facility is headed to the Arizona Supreme Court.
Following the latest ruling by the Arizona Court of Appeals, the Town of Marana may take litigation to the Arizona Supreme Court in its battle with Pima County over control of the Marana Wastewater Treatment Facility.