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Council discusses potential Peoria ‘signature event’

Posted by   /  November 27, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Peoria City Council chamber. / File photo By Eric Newman | Peoria Times The Peoria City Council is taking a step toward authorizing a “signature event” in the city to attract tourists, businesses and to further instill pride in the city. Several speakers presented their recommendations to the council based on several interviews with consultants […]

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Peoria General Plan: Key dates and goals

Posted by   /  November 20, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Peoria City Hall / File photo Peoria Times Key dates in the Peoria General Plan include: • July 18 – The 60 day public comment period begins. • Aug. 19- Open house at City of Peoria Development and Community Services Building, Point of View Conference Room. • Aug. 21 – Open house at Cibola Vista […]

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Peoria General Plan vision for the next 20 years

Posted by   /  November 12, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Tom Scanlon | Peoria Times  After two years of studies, workshops, open houses, committee and planning meetings, the Peoria General Plan is nearing the finish line. The comprehensive plan sets Peoria’s goals and priorities for the next 20 years and is being presented to Peoria City Council at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12. “Council […]

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Master Developer wanted for P83 mixed-use

Posted by   /  November 6, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX The City of Peoria is currently seeking a Master Developer with a “world class vision” to fund, design, construct and operate a massive mixed-use development on 17 acres in its P83 area at 83rd Avenue and Bell Road. A Request for Proposals was recently issued by the City of Peoria to find […]

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Get to know: Mayor Cathy Carlat

Posted by   /  October 14, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Mayor Cathy Carlat By Emily Richardson | Chamber Business News Cathy Carlat was elected to the Peoria City Council in 2005. Ten years later she became the first female mayor of the city. Carlat is “committed to cutting-edge public safety, attracting quality employment that embraces the workforce of tomorrow and leadership to strategically plan for […]

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Peoria refines land use categories in general plan

Posted by   /  September 12, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

City staff has created three new mixed use categories they hope will translate into more places where residents can, in essence, live, work and play. The Trailhead in north Peoria is an anticipated project leading the way in this concept. / Submitted rendering / YourValley.net By Philip Haldiman | YourValley.net Peoria leadership likes to use […]

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ASU, City of Peoria aim to create an “entrepreneurial ecosystem” to spur economic development

Posted by   /  September 5, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Nick Serpa | Chamber Business News Like other growing Valley cities, Peoria wants to attract and create new opportunities in fast-developing industries like FinTech and autonomous vehicles, according to city economic development director Rick Buss. But doing so, Buss said, requires more than just a vision. “One of the critical infrastructure components is having […]

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Rains withdraws candidacy for Peoria council

Posted by   /  July 27, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Philip Haldiman | Independent Newsmedia Randal Rains Randal Rains, candidate for Peoria City Council in the Pine District, has dropped out of the race. Mr. Rains said he withdrew his candidacy due to a reoccurring medical condition. Since ballots for the special primary election have already printed, his name will be printed on the […]

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Peoria, Yuma slated for big State Trust Land annexations

Posted by   /  July 19, 2019  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The City of Peoria is poised to annex 1,120 acres of State Trust Land across 10 different parcels. The State Selection Board, which includes Gov. Doug Ducey and State Treasurer Kimberly Yee, were briefed on the planned Peoria annexations this week. State Trust Land slated to be […]

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Taking liquid stock: Peoria officials reflect on diverse water portfolio

Posted by   /  July 19, 2019  /  Water  /  No Comments

Mayor Cathy Carlat honors former Mayor Bob Barrett for his foresight in sustainable water practices during his tenure. Former Mayor John Keegan was also honored but unable to attend. / Submitted photo / YourValley.net By Philip Haldiman | YourValley.net The city of Peoria is taking stock in the diversity of its water portfolio and recognizing […]

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