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State of the Town details Queen Creek’s accomplishments.

Posted by   /  February 27, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Photo by Arianna Grainey By Richard Dyer | Queen Creek Independent With the theme “I (heart) Queen Creek,” the Town Council and the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce recently presented the town’s accomplishments and upcoming projects during the 2020 State of the Town address. Presentations made by the seven members of council and Chamber President/CEO […]

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The stories that defined Queen Creek in 2019

Posted by   /  January 6, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Richard Dyer | Queen Creek Independent In 2019 the Queen Creek Independent covered the town and adjacent areas, offering reporting of local issues. Issues like digging past the building permit numbers to understand the explosion of single-family homes the town has been experiencing; hearing from residents who would like train-horn-noise quiet zones at the town’s […]

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Designs approved for 4 parcels in Legado subdivision of Queen Creek

Posted by   /  December 30, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Parcel A in red, near parcels B-D in the Taylor Morrison subdivision of Legado, north of the northwest corner of Sossaman and Ocotillo roads. / Queen Creek Independent By Richard Dyer | Queen Creek Independent Residential design review for four parcels in the Taylor Morrison subdivision of Legado, north of the northwest corner of Sossaman and […]

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Encanterra annexation into Queen Creek

Posted by   /  December 19, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

San Tan Times By Constance Halonen-Wilson | San Tan Times The Pinal County Superior Court has confirmed that the Encanterra annexation into the Town of Queen Creek was properly completed; Town services will be provided effective Thursday, Dec. 19 at 8 a.m.  At the Oct. 16 meeting, the Queen Creek Town Council approved an annexation […]

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Encanterra annexation on hold; challenge filed in Pinal County Superior Court

Posted by   /  December 5, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

The Queen Creek Town Council at a recent meeting. The council on Oct. 16 approved the annexation with a 30-day waiting period to be effective on Nov. 19. / Photo Arianna Grainey / Queen Creek Independent Queen Creek Independent The annexation of the 755-acres Encanterra — generally south of Combs Road from Gantzel to Kenworthy […]

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Queen Creek approves agritainment zoning for the Queen Creek Olive Mill

Posted by   /  November 26, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Queen Creek Olive Mill. / Instagram (Editor’s note: News releases are published as submitted unless there are errors of fact.)  The Town Council recently approved the Queen Creek Olive Mill’s Agritainment Zoning. The rezone, from R1-43 (Rural Estate District) to Agritainment, was recommended for approval at the Oct. 9 Planning & Zoning Commission meeting and […]

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Queen Creek council approves updated impact fees

Posted by   /  November 22, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: News releases are published as submitted unless there are errors of fact.) Town of Queen Creek At the Nov. 20 meeting, the Queen Creek Town Council approved updated impact fees. The approved impact fees will be effective Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Earlier this year, the Council approved lowering the water and wastewater capacity […]

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Proposed $21 million deal sparks bitter fight over Colorado River water

Posted by   /  November 20, 2019  /  Water  /  No Comments

CAP Canal. / File photo By Ian James | Arizona Republic A private company and the town of Queen Creek are proposing a water deal that would leave 485 acres of farmland permanently dry near the Colorado River and send the water used on that land to the fast-growing Phoenix suburb. The company GSC Farm LLC is […]

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7.8 acres at Ellsworth Loop, Ocotillo to be sold by QC to developer

Posted by   /  November 1, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Six parcels totaling 7.8 acres near Ellsworth Loop and Ocotillo roads are to be sold by the Town of Queen Creek. / Queen Creek Independent Queen Creek Independent Newsmedia Developers are being sought to purchase six properties totaling 7.8 acres near Ellsworth Loop and Ocotillo roads that are owned by the Town of Queen Creek. […]

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Queen Creek Town Council approves Encanterra annexation

Posted by   /  October 18, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

The Encanterra master-planned residential and commercial project is south and east of Combs and Gantzel roads. / Facebook / Encanterra Queen Creek Independent The Queen Creek Town Council on Oct. 16 approved an annexation including approximately 755 acres along Combs Road and Gantzel Road. The area extends the southeast town boundary and includes the Encanterra […]

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