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San Tan Valley officials say citizens will decide on becoming a city

Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Pinal County

SAN TAN VALLEY — Area residents who have backed an incorporation vote for San Tan Valley in the past are excited about legislation that will allow them to proceed, but no one has announced plans to do so immediately. Gov. Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2088 on Tuesday, allowing San Tan

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, AZ Legislature, San Tan Valley, Incorporation, HB2088

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San Tan Valley incorporation bill now up to Ducey

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Pinal County

PHOENIX — The question of whether San Tan Valley residents get a chance to incorporate is now in the hands of Gov. Doug Ducey. On a 28-1 margin the state Senate on Thursday gave final approval to legislation which removes the ability of Florence and Apache Junction to veto an incorporation

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, AZ Legislature, San Tan Valley, Incorporation, HB2088

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Lamb tells lawmakers Pinal growth creating public safety challenges

Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Pinal County

PHOENIX — Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb took the lectern at the Arizona Senate’s Commerce and Public Safety Committee meeting Monday afternoon to outline the challenges he’s looking to overcome in Pinal. Topics ranged from the possibility of San Tan Valley incorporating, border issues, mental health, budget concerns and staffing shortages,

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, AZ Legislature, San Tan Valley, Incorporation, Budget

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Johnson Utilities opposes STV incorporation bill in multiple newsletters

Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Pinal County

SAN TAN VALLEY — Water-service provider Johnson Utilities has repeatedly made it clear it is against the House Bill that could mean incorporation for San Tan Valley. House Bill 2088 passed a House vote last week, and will move to the Senate next. The bill would revoke a legal provision that

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, AZ Legislature, San Tan Valley, Incorporation, HB2088

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Pinal supervisors discuss their 'most vexing' issues

Fri, Feb 3, 2017

Pinal County

FLORENCE – Among several potential issues that could be vexing to Pinal County Supervisor Mike Goodman this year is whether or not San Tan Valley will vote to become a city. Goodman and his fellow supervisors spoke to a Pinal Partnership breakfast audience at the Windmill Winery Friday morning. The District

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, AZ Legislature, San Tan Valley, Incorporation, HB2088

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San Tan discusses incorporation

Tue, Aug 9, 2016

Pinal County

SAN TAN VALLEY — Most of the San Tan Valley residents attending a public meeting last week are opposed to the community becoming a city.But those who would like to see a vote on the matter are undeterred.

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, San Tan Valley, Incorporation

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Session ends with no vote on STV bill

Thu, May 12, 2016

Pinal County

Arizona legislators officially ended their session early Saturday morning without voting on HB 2384, the measure designed to give San Tan Valley residents an easier path toward a vote on whether or not to form a city.House Speaker David Gowan refused to let the bill go to the floor for

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Tags: Arizona, Arizona Legislature, San Tan Valley Incorporation

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Bill that would allow a San Tan Valley city advances

Wed, Mar 23, 2016

Pinal County

PHOENIX -- San Tan Valley is one step closer to being able to incorporate.And possibly some other communities, too.Without debate, the Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday to legislation carving out a new exception to laws on how and when cities can form. HB 2384 needs a final roll-call before going

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, San Tan Valley, Incorporation

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Citizens for San Tan Valley Incorporation dissolves

Tue, Jul 27, 2010

Pinal County

San Tan Valley Today San Tan Valley, AZ--Citizens for San Tan Valley Incorporation, a political action committee (PAC), meets next week to dissolve the current organization, then form a new group to tackle legislative change.The change in strategy follows a recent vote by the Florence City Council to prevent the unincorporated

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Tags: San Tan Valley, Incorporation, 6 mile law

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Open letter to the 80,000 good people of San Tan Valley

Mon, Jul 26, 2010

Pinal County

San Tan Valley TodayQC Councilmember Jeff BrownI personally love the fact that the Town of Queen Creek has an estimated 80,000 good people as neighbors in San Tan Valley.  I have deep respect for the intelligence of the San Tan Valley residents. Indeed, I have every confidence in their ability

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Tags: San Tan Valley, Florence, Queen Creek, Incorporation, Florence

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