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Fiscal hawks on the Oro Valley Town Council gave another presentation about the police department’s spending, but without visual aids to show the audience.
A long-running debate over two major General Plan amendments in Oro Valley has moved beyond the Planning and Zoning Commission after each passed in a 6-1 vote on Nov. 20.
Americans don’t want someone else telling them how to educate their children.
When it rains, it pours – and in Tucson’s case it floods. On Sept. 8, the city received a downpour of rain from the post-tropical cyclone, Norbert.
The latest National Weather Service Forecast indicates that rain will continue through the day. To help assist a safe and orderly commute, Pima County will release personnel on a staggered schedule, beginning at 3:15 p.m. today. Offices will remain open for normal business hours. Essential personnel have been asked to remain until the close of business. Other employees have been asked to adhere to the following schedule:
Oro Valley Police dept.
For more than 14 years, it has been my pleasure to serve as the Chief of Police for the town of Oro Valley. I consider myself fortunate to work for an amazing community and to stand beside the honorable men and women of the Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD). Throughout my 36-year career, community policing principles have been the foundation of my role as a police officer, supervisor, manager and leader.
At the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum, Mayor Hiremath, said,
If there’s one thing that Satish Hiremath and Patrick Straney agree on, it’s that the position as Oro Valley’s top government official is one worth having.
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Phoenix-headquartered Banner Health has reached an agreement with the University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN) and the University of Arizona (UA) to create a statewide health care organization and a comprehensive model for academic medicine.
While the cities of Tucson and Phoenix are facing a more than a $30 million budget gap, the Town of Oro Valley has proposed not only a balanced budget, but one that includes development and growth for fiscal year 2014/2015.
While the recall efforts of Councilman Mike Zinkin did not succeed, some are calling the independent investigation into his actions vindication.
The March 5 Oro Valley Town Council meeting focused primarily on budgeting and financial issues, including passing a $500,000 program implementation and council members expressing frustrations over a difference of opinion on how the town operates its budget.
The Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (DM) is “a premier base,” named the first installation in the U.S. Air Force for the year 2012, yet the Tucson base is vulnerable to a number of threats, and it needs broad community support, according to Mike Grassinger, an Air Force veteran and Tucson businessman who is in his second year as president of the DM50.
A bill being viewed by some as discriminatory and by others as a protection of religious freedom will go before Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday.
When there is a group of elected officials coming together to create laws, set budgets and decide some of the important issues citizens face in their everyday lives, nothing says that group of lawmakers has to get along, or even like each other.
Christmas day came early for 18 students who spent Dec. 17 at the Oro Valley Target Store shopping for themselves or others as part of the annual Oro Valley Shop-With-A-Cop program.
Ken Blanchard, the Oro Valley resident who seven years ago, initiated the town’s Bag-a-Thon food drive, has packed up and moved to Tempe after being promoted within the financial company Edward Jones.
Bad blood between Oro Valley Town Council members and accusations of misconduct have culminated in a likely recall effort.
Ariz. Sen. Jeff Flake was the guest speaker during the annual awards banquet hosted by the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 15.