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Partnering with the Gladden Farms Community to provide a day full of fall festivities, live entertainment and food, the town of Marana will be hosting, for the first time, the Marana Harvest Festival on Oct. 25.
Even though the recession took a hard hit to cities throughout Arizona, residents can remain hopeful and optimistic – especially those in the town of Marana.
More user friendly, multimedia savvy and easier to navigate, Marana’s newly designed website is projected to go public on June 18.
Road improvements to the half-mile strip on Costco Place and Costco Drive will begin on March 17 and are expected to take 50 days to complete.
The Town of Marana is updating its Strategic Plan and needs input from the community.
“Exciting” is the word used by Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson to describe the approaching 2014 calendar year as the town continues to trend in the right direction following the nation’s hard-hitting 2008 recession.
From bankruptcy to an area now booming with more than 2,000 homes, the Saguaro Bloom Development will welcome its first homeowners in Marana this month.
A report compiled by Bright Future Real Estate Research shows more homes were built in the Town of Marana during the first six months of the year than anywhere else in the region.
Though the towns of Oro Valley and Marana remain tight-lipped about ongoing talks with Grand Canyon University, it appears there is at least some chance the for-profit private Christian-based college could eventually call one of the two towns home to its newest campus.
The Fourth of July means fireworks, family time, and celebrating the nation’s independence. With the holiday just around the corner, the towns of Marana and Oro Valley are each gearing up to host events that will combine those elements for a fun-filled evening.
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.
The first-ever Marana Main Street Festival was held over the weekend with plenty of entrants in the bed race and plenty of fun, food and sun in the streets. Spearheaded by town staff and local business owner Teri Murphy, the event is designed to familiarize residents with an area of Marana that was once considered downtown before the introduction of Interstate 10 in the 1960s cut through the area’s development plans.
For the sixth straight year, the Town of Marana Finance Department was honored with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
The first-ever Marana Main Street Festival is coming to the Town on April 5-7. Spearheaded by town staff and local business owner Teri Murphy, the event is designed to familiarize residents with an area of Marana that was once considered downtown before the introduction of Interstate 10 in the 1960s cut through the area’s development plans.
As the deadline passed for the nation’s across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration, the failure of Democrats and Republicans to strike a deal before March 1 now means $85 billion will be reduced from government programs and federal agencies over the next 10 months, the consequences of which could also be felt locally, though likely not immediately.
Unless an appeal is filed, the Town of Marana will become the latest Community Health Analysis Area in the Tucson region to house a medical marijuana dispensary.
The Town of Marana continues to strive toward innovation with its still-developing Asset Management Program.
The Marana Heritage Conservancy received a $1,000 donation from NRG Solar, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., a Princeton, NJ-based electricity company that is currently building a 25 megawatt solar station about 20 miles west of Tucson, the Avra Valley Solar Generating Station.
Though still in the early stages of development, the Town of Marana could become one of the local jurisdictions to house a medical marijuana dispensary, to be located at 5390 W. Ina Road.
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.
As technology continues to develop at a rapid pace, the Town of Marana has taken full advantage by developing new interactive applications that allow residents and staff to manage the town cooperatively and efficiently.
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.
The dry summer months have arrived, and with them come the increased risk of fires starting. For the Town of Oro Valley, the threat is considered serious enough to reenact a ban on consumer fireworks.
The Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities (TREO) organization has found itself in the public eye following a leadership exchange meeting to San Diego in May.