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The Pima County Board of Supervisors in December will take a second look at a proposed 50-acre development in the Catalina Foothill area after a 4-1 vote favored delaying a decision in an Oct. 21 public meeting.
In her recent monthly column for The Explorer, District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller asserts that Pima County lacks the leadership to solve the county’s road maintenance problem. Supervisor Miller’s comments are very disappointing – as well as inaccurate.
Abraham Lincoln said that “a drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.” In her recent guest column, Supervisor Ally Miller continues to display her characteristic “gallon of gall approach.”
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has cleared four members of the Pima County Board of Supervisors of allegations that they violated the state’s open-meeting law.
An Aug. 18 Board of Supervisors decision means the majority of homeowners in Pima County will see an increase in their property taxes in the new fiscal year.
It’s no secret that the roadways in Pima County are in bad shape. However, the problem has been finding a funding source that all, or even the majority, of the Pima County Board of Supervisors could agree on.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors has approved a $1.1 billion budget that includes a 17 percent hike of the primary property tax rate for county residents.
A $1.1 billion budget has gone before the Pima County Board of Supervisors for final authorization this week.
I am so impressed with your newspaper, and would give anything to see you expand to Sahuarita (especially) and Green Valley. The Wick Newspapers are just not the information sources needed to really inform the towns, especially Sahuarita (where I actually live, with a GV zip code) as the residents are so lacking in full disclosure of what is happening.
As questions loom over the fate of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s A-10 Thunderbolt II fleet, the Pima County Board of Supervisors announced its position against recommended cuts by the U.S. Secretary of Defense to retire the base’s most popular fighter jet.
It’s been about a month now since the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to reallocate funds originally budgeted for District 1 roads to District 4 in the name of children’s safety.
The previous supervisor in District 1 was Ms. Ann Day, who was a “go along to get along” supervisor. It was stated that Mrs. Miller needs to get along with her “friends” on the board. Well,.....Ms. Day would on many occasions speak against a motion, then instead of voting no, Ms. Day would vote yes with her friends on the board. Her reward for that wonderful “friendly” behavior was, guess what? Yep, the worst roads in Pima County.
Two weeks ago, with the snip of a ribbon, Punk was the first dog into our brand new “pup tent,” designed to help reduce chronic overcrowding at our shelter.
The Arizona Attorney General’s office confirmed Tuesday that they have not received any complaints from District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller, of the Pima County Board Supervisors.
There has been speculation, much of it unfortunate, about the motivation behind the realignment of some pavement preservation dollars at a recent Pima County Board of Supervisors meeting.
Members of a neighborhood road repair committee in northwest Tucson who say their streets haven’t been revamped since 1980 are hoping to get the attention of the Pima County Board of Supervisors.
District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller has some choice words to describe the Pima County Board of Supervisor’s vote last week to shift money from the road maintenance fund out of her district.
During the Feb. 18 Board of Supervisors meeting, my fellow board members displayed an unprecedented level of vindictive intimidation toward me in retaliation to my request to increase road -repair funding.
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I want to thank Lois Berkowitz on her wonderful information on the 10 percent gas tax, but I want to make a clarification. I was at that Board of Supervisor meeting and it was not Chuck Huckelberry who passed the resolution to put it before the Governor, but it was the four supervisors on the board who passed it. Richard Elias, Sharon Bronson, Ray Carroll and Ramon Valdez. The only one of the board members who spoke against it and also voted against it was Supervisor Ally Miller.
Just under a month ago, Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller, Dist. 1, was sworn into office after a hard-fought election with a lot of promises of change and accountability.
The Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center (SABCC) hosted a bus tour of Tucson International Airport property on Friday, Nov. 30, where buffelgrass will be removed using a $2.5 million federal grant awarded to Pima County and the airport. Pima County contributed $145,500 in matching funds, with TIA contributing a $706,000 match. The grant is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s pre-disaster mitigation program.
With the high number of provisional and mail-in ballots last week, the state had more than 600,000 votes to count after the Nov. 6 General Election. In Pima County, election crews spent the last week going through nearly 80,000 ballots.
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On Tuesday, Arizona voters will be voting on the primary candidates they want to see move on to the General Election, and based on early numbers, many residents have already spoken.