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PV allocates AZCares funds

Posted by   /  July 9, 2020  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Melissa Rosequist | Paradise Valley Independent Paradise Valley officials have accepted about $1.7 million in federal funds to reimburse and cover costs incurred due to COVID-19.  The funds are earmarked to go to police salaries, which will free up allocations in the town’s budget for other needs.  In addition to the coronavirus relief funds, […]

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SmokeTree deliberations begin anew in Paradise Valley

Posted by   /  July 1, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Melissa Rosequist | Paradise Valley Independent Official marching orders have been set laying out perimeters for the Paradise Valley Planning Commission to scrutinize and evaluate revamped plans for SmokeTree Resort. While the legacy resort is in the early stages of going through the town’s official municipal approval process, the larger discussion of welcoming public […]

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PV adopts final FY 2020-21 budget

Posted by   /  June 25, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Melissa Rosequist | Paradise Valley Independent The Town of Paradise Valley has taken the final step to set its fiscal year 2020-21 budget of $64.2 million in stone. The Paradise Valley Town Council approved the final budget adoption on June 11, with an unanimous vote. A public hearing was held prior to the council’s […]

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PV mansion with mountain views listed for $5.25M

Posted by   /  June 17, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Danny Shapiro | KTAR PHOENIX — A Paradise Valley mansion with mountain views recently hit the market at a $5.25 million asking price. The 5,420-square-foot residence on a 1.26 acre lot is located on the base of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve northwest of Tatum Boulevard and Lincoln Drive. The home, located in the gated […]

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Ask the candidate: What is the future of development in PV?

Posted by   /  June 12, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Photo by Arianna Grainey By Melissa Rosequist | Paradise Valley Independent Paradise Valley has remained committed to a low-density, residential community since its inception — however, the four individuals running for a seat on Town Council say elected leaders need to actively protect the town’s character. Those seeking election in the Aug. 4 primary election […]

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PV Town Council candidates talk purpose of political campaigns

Posted by   /  June 1, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Melissa Rosequist | Paradise Valley Independent As ballots begin arriving in mailboxes this summer, Paradise Valley residents will have four individuals to choose to fill three seats on Town Council at an all-mail Aug. 4 primary election. Those seeking election this year are incumbents Scott Moore, Julie Pace and Mark Stanton — and newcomer […]

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PV predicts 40% chop to General Fund revenues

Posted by   /  May 21, 2020  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Melissa Rosequist | Paradise Valley Independent As the Town of Paradise Valley approaches a final budget adoption, the municipality’s top finance official is estimating operating revenue to be down about 40%. The total budget as presented is $64,145,371 — but about $20.5 million is contingency funding in the event revenue bounces back quicker than […]

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PV mayor discusses local leadership amid global pandemic

Posted by   /  May 21, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Town of Paradise Valley Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner / Arianna Grainey / Independent Newsmedia By Terrance Thornton | Paradise Valley Independent In the upcoming August primary election, the field is set for four hopefuls to compete for three seats on the local dais atop Paradise Valley Town Council. But the top political position in the Town […]

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PV hillside code update tabled on heels of complaint

Posted by   /  May 1, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Josh Martinez | Paradise Valley Independent Paradise Valley town leaders will continue discussion on a minor update to its Town Code after a resident alleges conflict of interest with those involved. The Town Council was poised to vote at its April 23 meeting on an ordinance that would’ve taken the contents of the Hillside […]

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Mancave mansion sells in PV.

Posted by   /  April 28, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Ebony Day | The Republic Outdoor kitchens, an indoor basketball court and a splash pad are among the features found in this week’s priciest home sales in metro Phoenix.  Among the luxury home buyers and sellers: a neurosurgeon, a gas and oil executive, and the head of a financial consulting firm. $9,500,000 Fred Russell Harwell, as the trustee […]

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