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The Marana Town Council meeting set for Tuesday, Jan. 20 will have two public hearings on rezoning as well as a presentation to recommend amending the Town Code relating to utilities.
The people behind the Tangerine Road corridor improvements are getting together this Wednesday, Jan. 14 to present updates on the project. The event will begin at the Oro Valley Council Chambers, 11000 N. La Canada, at 6 p.m., with the presentation beginning at 6:15 p.m.
In a recent meeting, the Marana Planning Commission approved a development plan and voted to recommend two rezoning requests, which will now go before the town council for final approval.
Representatives form the Town of Marana, Town of Oro Valley, Pima County and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) would like you to join them for an open house to get an update on the Tangerine Road corridor improvements.
With so many new building projects occurring in Marana, the Metropolitan Pima Alliance invited Town Manager Gilbert Davidson to speak at their December Membership breakfast, last week.
On Nov. 19, the Oro Valley Town Council amended two portions of the town’s zoning code. One portion dealt with businesses temporary signs during extended road construction periods and the other gave the town engineer discretion when it came to where a complex can have an access point off Tangerine Road. Both were approved unanimously with a 6-0 vote.
Due to the El Tour de Tucson event on Saturday, Nov. 22, the Interstate 10 eastbound frontage road between Tangerine Road and Congress Street will be reduced to one lane between 4 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to the Arizona Department of the Transportation.
Oro Valley Police Dept.
Oro Valley Police Deptartment
State funding cuts in recent years have eliminated monies for building renewal, new-school construction, and soft capital – which is used for textbooks, computers and classroom supplies – for school districts across Arizona. This leaves districts to turn to voters to approve tax increases in the form of bonds and budget overrides for building and maintenance projects and the purchase of vehicles, equipment and supplies.
1Treat yourself to a hilarious and distinctive comedic take on life unleashed by seasoned actor, writer, producer and stand-up comedian Paul Reiser presented by the Hearth Foundation’s Comedy for a Cause. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$52; 547-3040.
On Oct. 18, from 9:30 a.m.to 1 p.m. at the Oro Valley Marketplace, located on the corner of Tangerine and Oracle Road, an electronic waste event will be held.
Oro Valley resident John Scheuring sees a lot of buffelgrass and fountain grass in and around town alive, well and green, but would like to see those plants dead, dying and brown.
Marana Unified School District is going to the voters in November to ask for $125 million in bonds.
5:39 PM UPDATE: All Pima Community College classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day due to the storm.
A worldwide leader in innovative cancer diagnostic solutions, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. is expanding its research into the Town of Marana by constructing a 60,000-square-foot facility.