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In the end the Marana Town Council voted 6-1 to move forward with the implementation of a half-cent sales tax to fund the construction of a new police station, but it wasn’t without a lot of debate, verbal jousting and some tense moments.
The Marana Town Council approved use of funds for the Marana Heritage Park and changed some of the town’s policies on background checks during their meeting last Tuesday. The council also honored a longtime employee and heard feedback from the citizens’ forums.
Oro Valley Town Council spent the Oct. 15 meeting directing staff to compile elements for future agenda items and initiating a 60-day public notice process, which informs the public the council plans to discuss revenue options. The revenue options are primarily tax-based possibilities.
(BPT) - As the leaves turn, children of all ages begin their quest for this year’s “it” Halloween costume. Americans will spend $2.8 billion dollars on Halloween costumes this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Halloween Consumer Trends Report.
You may have heard or read lately that Pima County has the most debt of any county in the state.
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.
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In a special worksession on June 24, the Marana Town Council discussed building a new police station, the Heritage Park Arena and a new water/sewer system.
Pima Animal Care Center has embarked upon a transformational journey to tend to the pets that come to the shelter for care.
What is slated to open in fall of 2015, the Marana Premium Outlet Mall is moving forward as scheduled as the Town of Marana is receiving the preliminary plans from the mall developer and overall site infrastructure planners.
Rain or shine, nothing stops the committed dog-walking volunteers at the Humane Society of Southern from making sure each pet is properly exercised. Not even a little construction.
You’ve probably heard a lot of fish stories over the years.
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.
Users of The Loop along Pantano Wash southeast of Michael Perry Park are asked to use caution during a concrete pour that was scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 6.
During the April 15 council meeting, Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson and Finance Director Erik Montague gave a preliminary presentation on the recommended budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
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.
I read with interest a recent opinion piece by Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller, “Pima County taxpayers deserve better.” Her interpretation of the facts to support her views, is a far cry from real analysis.
Members of the Marana Parks and Recreation Department gave a presentation to the council on Dec. 17 regarding the development and construction of the Marana Heritage River Park.
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Declaring a conflict of interest, Marana Mayor Ed Honea removed himself from the council dais on Tuesday night when it came to discussions over emergency sewage connections in the Honea Heights neighborhood, of which he is the landowner.
Marana Water customers with a service address zip code of 85653, 85658 or those who do not have sewer charges on their statements received an incorrect bill in the mail for May 2013. The statement they received was a copy of the bill due on March 8, 2013.