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On Sept. 3, the Oro Valley Town Council rezoned and approved the development of a store that will have a functional water feature. The council also approved the use of larger banner signs that will be along Ina Road to promote Tohono Chul Park.
Oro Valley Town Council rezoned and approved the development of a Tucson Koi and Water Gardens location on Oracle Road, slightly south of Magee Road.
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.
The town is seeking a qualified resident for its Planning Commission.
The Town is seeking a qualified resident for its Planning Commission.
At the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum, Mayor Hiremath, said,
At the request of the WLB Group, the Oro Valley Town Council voted unanimously to modify the review process for the Kai Naranja Development.
On May 20, the Marana town Council unanimously approved a $115 million tentative budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year, a $32 million increase from the current year.
Despite overwhelming public opposition that included 640 written protests from 384 households in the area of Sabino Canyon and Cloud roads, the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on May 6 to approve a rezoning that will allow for the development of 130 one-story, three-bedroom luxury rental homes.
On May 6, during the Oro Valley Planning and Zoning Commission, the town requested a zoning code amendment to add text to include “Owner-Occupied Lodging House” for larger-lot houses.
In the wake of concern and opposition from residents living nearby, the Oro Valley Town Council approved the conceptual site plan for a 118-lot subdivision northeast of Ironwood Ridge High School on April 16.
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.
Despite opposition from local residents, the Town of Marana approved a plan for future development in The Twin Peaks Corridor.
During the Feb. 5 Oro Valley Town Council meeting, the council approved a measure to move forward with the process to amend the General Plan future land use map to allow the 16-acre Miller Ranch Housing Development to be changed from low-density residential to medium-density residential.
Oro Valley businesses will be granted a two-year extension on the use of temporary A-frame signs, non-profit signs, and outdoor displays after the majority of town council voted in favor of prolonging the practice until Feb. 1, 2016.
As the Town of Oro Valley’s General Plan update draws closer, a preliminary phone survey shows public safety is the element considered most enjoyed by town residents.
After having councilwoman Roxanne Ziegler ask for his resignation about four months ago, John Lambert, president of Continental Ranch Homeowners Association, turned the tables at the Town of Marana meeting on Nov. 6 by asking for Ziegler’s resignation from council. Ziegler was excused and not present at the meeting.
Despite residential opposition, the Marana Town Council approved the Twin Peaks Oasis Annexation in a 4-3 vote, which will annex 36.79 acres into the town.
On Sept. 3, the Marana Town Council hosted a public hearing regarding an annexation of 36.79 acres of residential property on the northeast corner of West Twin Peaks and West Oasis roads. Residents of the area filled numerous seats at the meeting waiting for a turn to voice their opposition to the proposal.
The Marana Town Council Meeting hosted a public hearing on Sept. 3 regarding the Twin Peaks Oasis Annexation where area residents voiced opposition to the proposal.
Its been 30 years since Catalina State Parks opened in the Coronado National Forest north of Oro Valley.
Oro Valley council voted unanimously on March 20 to direct staff to clean up ambiguous language relating to the town’s Environmentally Sensitive Lands (ESL) regulations.
No choice for cd8 Democrats
Brendan Burns, 33
The Oro Valley Town Council has taken action on three amendments to its General Plan that could mean an increase in the number of high-density residential units available in the town.