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Peoria approves 2 new community facilities districts

Posted by   /  July 10, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Philip Haldiman | Peoria Independent The northern part of Peoria has seen expansive growth in recent years and has been a prime opportunity for developers to bring in massive master planned communities. Pushing the northern corners of the city, names such as Saddleback Heights on 6,052 acres and Trilogy West on 360 acres might […]

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Tempe-based firm wins contract for Peoria water plant design

Posted by   /  July 1, 2020  /  Water  /  No Comments

Peoria Independent As growth and development has continued in north Peoria, the need for more water infrastructure has also increased. The Peoria City Council recently approved a contract in the amount of $3.4 million for Tempe-based Wilson Engineers to design an expansion to the Jomax Water Reclamation Facility, near Jomax Road and 123rd Avenue. The […]

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Major Peoria developments move ahead

Posted by   /  June 29, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Tom Scanlon | Peoria Times This time next year, Peoria may be framed by two major projects.  One plans to give Old Town Peoria a massive facelift; it doesn’t have an official name, though city staff dubbed it “Project Stagecoach.”  The other is formally known as Stadium Point, a ground-up project in the P83 […]

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Master developer chosen for 1 million-square-foot project in Peoria

Posted by   /  June 18, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal A massive mixed-use development with Class A office, hotel, retail and apartment buildings near Peoria Sports Complex is one step closer after the Peoria City Council approved an agreement Tuesday with American Life Inc. and Steinhauer Properties Inc. The project, called Stadium Point, will include more than 1 […]

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Peoria to receive $20M in CARES Act funds

Posted by   /  June 8, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Philip Haldiman | Peoria Independent The city of Peoria is about to see some financial relief come its way to address the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The state of Arizona has received $441 million in direct, flexible funding to be disbursed to cities, towns and counties that did not receive direct federal […]

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Peoria approves budget

Posted by   /  June 5, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Peoria Independent Peoria City Council approved the fiscal year 2021 final budget in the amount of $665 million, June 2. The new budget is a decrease of 0.75% from the previous year. The operations component of the budget totals $313.3 million, which represents a 0.50% increase from fiscal year 2020. RELATED: Pandemic nets flat budget: Peoria […]

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Bennigan’s On The Fly breaks ground in Peoria

Posted by   /  June 4, 2020  /  Economy  /  No Comments

SUBMITTED IMAGELegendary Restaurant Brands’ Bennigan’s On The Fly is expected to open this summer or fall in north Peoria./Daily Independent Daily Independent Construction has begun for Bennigan’s On The Fly in north Peoria with plans to open in late summer or early fall. The company declared bankruptcy in 2008 but is seeing a resurgence. A […]

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Peoria approves budget, CIP

Posted by   /  May 26, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Peoria Independent Peoria City Council approved the tentative fiscal year 2021 budget in the amount of $665 million, as well as the fiscal years 2021-2030 Capital Improvement Program in the amount of $783 million. Council will consider the final budget, June 2. The new budget is a decrease of 0.75% from the previous year. The […]

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Peoria announces phased approach to reopening

Posted by   /  May 13, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Independent NewsMedia | Peoria Independent In conjunction with Gov. Doug Ducey’s guidelines for reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, Peoria Mayor Cathy Carlat has called for a phased plan to open city buildings, facilities and programs. The city’s reopening plan begins Monday, May 18, with city hall and other city facilities opening to the public. “Peoria […]

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[GUEST COLUMN] Peoria working around the clock to meet residents’ needs

Posted by   /  May 13, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Mayor Cathy Carlat By Cathy Carlat | Peoria Independent As we navigate our way through this difficult time, the city of Peoria continues to work around the clock to find new and unique ways to meet the needs of our residents as they relate to the changes caused by COVID-19. Although our current city council […]

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