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Fountain Hills schools could face $734,000 budget shortfall

The Fountain Hills Unified School District is facing a potential budget gap of $734,000 for 2014-15, due mostly to a big drop in enrollment. The district is predicting a decline of about 124 students for next year, which will mean a decrease of about $630,000 in per-pupil funding from the state, according to Lisa Martinez, the district's chief financial officer. ...
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/20140311fountain-hills-schools-could-face-budget-shortfall.html
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:19:50 MST

At Superfund site in Scottsdale, new well to continue water cleanup

Since mid-December, workers have been drilling into Scottsdale's aquifer to build a new well designed to treat groundwater contamination in the area. The new well will replace the North Indian Bend Wash Superfund Site's current well at the southeastern corner of Miller and Thomas roads. The old well is more than 50 years old and no longer meeting filtration standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, said Rusty Harris-Bishop, an EPA representative based in San Francisco. ...
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/20140219superfund-site-new-well-continue-water-cleanup.html
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:57:43 MST

Cottonwoods to offer Paradise Valley new plans for redeveloping resort

The Scottsdale Cottonwoods Resort and Suites will bring a revised redevelopment plan to the table this week after opposition from the town of Paradise Valley and nearby residents. The move would scale back portions of the original proposal and comes about 18 months after the resort first submitted a request to the town for a special-use permit to redevelop the 27.5-acre property. ...
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/20140311cottonwoods-resort-paradise-valley.html
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:39:51 MST

Azcentral launches new apps for iPhone, iPad, Android

They're here! Today, azcentral launches new digital experiences for smartphones and tablets. This is not just an upgrade of the current azcentral news apps for iPhone, iPad or Android. These are brand-new apps. Please download the new azcentral iPhone and iPad news apps from the Apple App Store. Or you can download the new Android app for smartphone and tablet from Google Play. ...
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/news/free/20140310azcentral-mobile-app-new-launch.html
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:20:57 MST

D-Backs contribute uniforms for Scottsdale Little Leagues

Submitted by Jourdan Rodrigue of the Arizona Diamondbacks publications department. The Arizona Diamondbacks, with the help of former pitcher Brandon Webb, helped kick off the Cal Ripken Little League's Opening Day and new look on March 8. ...
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/20140311d-backs-contribute-uniformsfor-scottsdale-little-leagues.html
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:57:06 MST

GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons to buy Scottsdale parcel

Golf course-community developer Lyle Anderson has sold a prime piece of Scottsdale land to GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons. The site, at Dynamite Road and 118th Street, no longer will be developed into the Sierra Reserve community Anderson had planned. ...
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/business/realestate/articles/20140311parsons-buy-scottsdale-parcel-from-developer-anderson.html
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:44:00 MST

Fountain Hills council gives OK to start Saguaro Blvd. work

Reconstruction of Fountain Hills' Saguaro Boulevard, the town's busiest street, is likely to be under way by year's end, and November's fuel-truck spill shouldn't cause any delays. At its March 6 meeting, the Town Council approved a $426,659 engineering contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates for the design of the project. Last November, voters approved an $8.2 million bond proposal to pay for rebuilding the more than 3 miles of Saguaro. ...
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/20140306fountain-hills-council-gives-ok-to-start-saguaro-blvd-work.html
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:38:57 MST

Report: Scottsdale district spent more per pupil

The Scottsdale Unified School District spent slightly more per student in 2012-13 than in the previous year, according to the Office of the Auditor General. The district directed more dollars to the classroom and also more toward administration, where the auditor rated Scottsdale's spending as "high" compared with peer districts. ...
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/20140311report-scottsdale-district-spent-more-per-pupil.html
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:51:44 MST

Scottsdale woman sexually assaulted in her apartment

Scottsdale police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman inside a Scottsdale apartment last week. The attacked occurred inside an apartment about 1:30 p.m. March 7 in the 15000 block of East Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard. ...
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/20140310scottsdale-woman-assaulted-her-apartment-abrk.html
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:59:09 MST

Fountain Hills Town Council to hear Adero Canyon plans

A proposed residential project dating 15 years will be considered next month by the Fountain Hills Town Council, bringing with it opposition mostly from Scottsdale residents. At its April 17 meeting, the council tentatively is set to consider MCO Properties' requests for Adero Canyon, a 431-acre residential project it wants to build at the end of Eagle Ridge Drive. The project originally was the Eagle Ridge North subdivision. ...
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/20140305fountain-hills-town-council-to-hear-adero-canyon-plans.html
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:23:13 MST



     


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