PINAL COUNTY & ARIZONA NEWS : Pinal County

Ducey Says He'll Consider Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway
Wed, Jul 1, 2015Pinal County
PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey says he'll have the state transportation department review the name of a highway memorializing the Confederacy's president, Jefferson Davis. Ducey said Friday that he'd like to see those stretches of highway renamed after Arizonans. Rep. Reginald Bolding earlier this week called for a highway marker on Read More

Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Governor Doug Ducey, Jefferson Davis

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Pinal property taxes likely to climb following split vote
Thu, Jun 4, 2015Pinal County
FLORENCE — The fat lady has not officially sung, but it appears a property tax increase in Pinal County is inevitable.A tentative budget of $421 million for Fiscal Year 2016 was passed by a 3-2 vote of the Board of Supervisors at its regular meeting Wednesday. That tentative budget includes Read More

Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Property taxes

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Northern Pinal constable under scrutiny – again PCSO: Acton impersonated an officer, bullied STV cou
Wed, May 13, 2015Pinal County
Embattled Pinal County constable John Acton has not escaped allegations that dogged him during last year’s campaign, but despite a recommendation from the Department of Public Safety, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office will not pursue a felony charge tied to Acton’s boasts about his law enforcement career.

Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Constable, John Acton

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Board cuts 2 percent; more likely ahead
Sun, Mar 1, 2015Pinal County
FLORENCE –– Facing sharply declining revenues, the Pinal Board of Supervisors moved last Wednesday to help stem the bloodletting of the County’s financial reserves with a 2 percent across-the-board cut.The move applies to all departments for the fourth quarter of the current fiscal year, save for the Pinal County Sheriff’s Read More

Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, BOS, Budget, Sheriff, County Attorney

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Thousands in waste uncovered at Pinal COSC office
Thu, Feb 26, 2015Pinal County
FLORENCE — In office for less than two months, the administration of new Clerk of the Superior Court Amanda Stanford says it has uncovered a number of areas of financial waste.Most prevalent, said Chief Deputy Lynn Hurley, is the more than $35,000 spent to install new modular-style offices during the Read More

Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Clerk of the Superior Court, Amanda Stanford

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Editorial: Pinal budget battles
Thu, Feb 26, 2015Pinal County
Pinal County government’s budget involves some serious money, more than a third of a billion dollars a year. Not surprisingly, the budget process sometimes means conflict.A disagreement between at least some members of the Board of Supervisors, which sets the annual budget, and the two elected officials who head up Read More

Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, BOS, Budget, Sheriff, County Attorney

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Board of Supervisors: Board weighs need for impact fee increases
Fri, Feb 20, 2015Pinal County
FLORENCE –– Just how much is too much when it comes to development impact fees?The Pinal County Board of Supervisors recognizes the need for such fees to finance roads and infrastructure in the county, but some board members say if fees get too high, it will drive away developers.At a Read More

Tags: Pinal County Supervisors, Impact Fees, BOS

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A HISTORIC DAY’ Huge annexations receive approval
Fri, Feb 20, 2015Pinal County
In what was called a “historic day” for the city of Coolidge, Monday saw a huge step in the annexation of 13 square miles of land into the city limits, which would stretch the boundaries significantly south and transforming the prospects for the future of economic development.

Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Coolidge, Land annexation.

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Board of Supervisors: Supervisors OK trio of pay raises
Thu, Feb 5, 2015Pinal County
FLORENCE — It’s hard to tell where the Pinal County Board of Supervisors stand with regard to spending. The five board members often espouse the virtues of fiscal restraint, especially considering the County is facing a general fund reserve that is hemorrhaging by millions of dollars each year. 

Tags: Pinal County Supervisors, Salaries

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Vice Chair Rios Puts Blame for Jail on Babeu
Sun, Feb 8, 2015Pinal County
In this article, and at the last Board of Supervisor's meeting, Vice Chair Pete Rios placed the blame for not negotiating with ICE on reimbursement for jail space squarely on the sheriff. He said he was tired of Babeu putting all the blame for the jail closure and loss of Read More
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