Queen Creek approves two-year agreement for electronic review services

The Queen Creek Town Council approved on consent a two-year agreement with e-PlanSoft in an amount not to exceed $106,650 for e-PlanSoft REVIEW license subscription fees. E-planSoft provides ePlanCheck (EPC), which is a plan review software initially implemented in December 2017 by Development Services, according to a staff report from the town. The approval came […]

Queen Creek approves changes to lot sizes at Heritage Town Square Center

The Queen Creek Town Council has allowed the replat of several lots at the Heritage Town Square Center commercial development, changing previous lot sizes to make way for several businesses to build upon those lots. The Town Council approved on consent the item at its Wednesday, Dec. 5 council meeting in the Community Chambers, 20727 […]

Encanterra residents mixed on potential annexation into Queen Creek

Residents were split on their opinions about a possible annexation of a portion of San Tan Valley into Queen Creek, which would include the Encanterra Trilogy Resort Community. Community members opined on the matter during a Wednesday, Dec. 5 public hearing in the Queen Creek Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. The Town Council did […]

Queen Creek approves work order for Ocotillo Road improvement project

Construction on Ocotillo Road will continue forward after the Queen Creek Town Council approved on consent a work order with Stanley Consultants, Inc. not to exceed $796,542. The amount, according to a town staff report to council, is for engineering design services on Ocotillo Road from Hawes Road to about 600 feet west of Sossaman […]

Queen Creek 2018-19 girls basketball preview

The girls basketball season is underway across Queen Creek with many teams playing several games already ahead of the holiday break. The Queen Creek Independent reached out to girls basketball coaches in the area to get their thoughts on the ongoing season and what they need to do to be successful. All statistics from the […]

Meet the Teacher: Matty P assists education process as data specialist

Name: Matthew Patriquin but all my friends call me Matty P. So please, call me Matty P School: Queen Creek Middle School #wildcatpride Why you chose to work in the district: Long story short I met the love of my life. We both are in education, I was at a district in Phoenix and was […]

Williams Field students raises 12,000 pounds of food donations

Williams Field High School students unpacked more than 12,000 pounds of food Monday, Nov. 19 at United Food Bank that will soon become meals for families in need. The effort was the culmination of the eighth annual Stuff the Bus Food Drive. Students from the Gilbert school spent more than four weeks gathering the food […]

Pinal County middle schools compete in Central Arizona College math contest

Central Arizona College’s math department recently hosted the 2018 Middle School Math Contest at the CAC Corporate Center in Casa Grande. More than 130 students from 12 schools throughout Pinal County participated. In the overall school rankings, Combs Middle School finished first, Circle Cross Ranch Middle School took second and Casa Grande Villago Middle School […]

Queen Creek approves funds for Hawes Road improvement project

The Queen Creek Town Council approved on consent the funds for the construction of the Hawes Road half-street next to Creek View Ranches along with other necessary budget adjustments. In total, the council approved $320,045 to MR Tanner to construct the project. That number includes $290,950 for the contract and 10 percent contingency of $29,095. […]

ALA Queen Creek swimmer earns top honors, preps for BYU

American Leadership Academy Queen Creek’s Katie McBratney was named the 2018 AIA Division III Swimmer of the Year for the second year in a row. This honor tops an all-star high school career for McBratney, a senior, who also finished first in the 200-yard individual medley and second in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Wednesday, […]