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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.
It was a busier than normal night at the Marana Town Council last Wednesday, and it could have been an even busier session had a council action agenda item not been taken off the board. As it was, the council held the first of two public hearings over the possibility of building a new police station.
When the town of Marana opened the Twin Peaks Interchange in 2010, it paved the road for economic development along a busy stretch of Interstate 10. Four years and one tough recession later, those plans are coming together.
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.
After months of discussion, the Marana council officially adopted the town’s streets, parks, recreation facilities and water fees during the regular meeting on May 6.
Archaeologists recently discovered an ancient human settlement at the Marana interchange of Twin Peaks/Interstate 10 where the new premium outlet mall will be built.
The Marana Town Council approved a measure to acquire the top portion of a $60,000 freeway monument sign near the interchange of Interstate 10 and Marana Road on during the March 4 regular meeting.
Starting this summer, Simon Property Group will begin development on a premium outlet mall in Marana at the Twin Peaks/I-10 interchange.
“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.
Two competing developers are in a race to build premier outlet malls on Tucson’s northwest side.
Each year brings the promise of exciting new opportunities for communities across the country. In Marana, we are optimistic that 2014 will be a year filled with positive developments that move our town forward in many ways.
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.
Northwest Fire District along with the Marana Police Department responded to Twin Peaks Road and the I-10 interchange after a single vehicle crash just after 3 p.m. on Sept. 4.
The Marana Town Council unanimously approved the annexation of 38.84 acres of land in the Twin Peaks area during the regular session held on Aug. 6.
Northwest Fire Paramedics responded to the Circle K at 4900 W. Ina Road just after 6:30 a.m. for a reported childbirth.
The Town of Marana continues to combat the poor economy, first by showing a 2 percent growth in its projected 2012-2013 fiscal year budget, and now by planning future annexations of a county island in the Twin Peaks Interchange and north into Pinal County, to include the Pinal County Airpark.
RTA setting the record straight
Five years into its 20-year transportation improvement plan, the Regional Transportation Authority celebrated its more than 400 success stories with a public party on May 16 at the Tucson Convention Center.
Twin Peaks assaults nearby residents
More than 150 citizens and business owners filled the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center meeting room March 10 to hear Arizona Department of Transportation staff members and consultants give a preview of potential reconstruction planned for Interstate 10 from Ina to Ruthrauff roads.
Marana has a proven track record of success.
A primary election contest for two seats on the Marana Town Council is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8.
Every February since 2007, the biggest names in the world of golf have descended on the Town of Marana for the World Golf Championships — Accenture Match Play.
Next week, the 2011 World Golf Championships – Accenture Match Play Championship will return to Marana, and that means thousands of golf fans will be driving to see their favorite pros compete in the weeklong event.
A year has passed. The year 2010 is about to fade into “bolivian”, as Mike Tyson said after his last fight. He meant to say “oblivion”; instead, the furious, troubled and tattooed Tyson, who was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame this year, raised eyebrows in an entire South American nation.