Town halls held to update residents on progress in Pinal County’s District 2, supervisor says

More than 100 people gathered inside the large auditorium at the American Leadership Academy High School in San Tan Valley on Aug. 8 for a Pinal County town hall. Even more residents attended the town hall that took place at Poston Butte High School on Tuesday earlier that week, according to a release. Supervisor Mike […]

Pinal County Supervisors Chairman Goodman plans district 2 town hall meetings

Pinal County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mike Goodman is to hold town hall sessions for district 2 residents on March 12 and 14. The town halls are to be focused on providing a general update on Pinal County issues within the district, along with a discussion focused on transportation. Pinal County Public Works officials will be […]

Study: Tourists spent nearly $700 million in Pinal County in 2017

Newly released numbers from the Arizona Department of Tourism show that tourists spent more than $690 million in Pinal County in 2017. The study, conducted by Dean Runyan Associates, highlighted tourism dollars spent in Arizona and broke them down by county. Pinal County’s economy realized $691.5 million in tourism related spending, according to a release. “I’m […]

Sessions with the Supervisor to kick-off 2019 in Arizona City

Pinal County Supervisor Anthony Smith invites area residents to his next Sessions with the Supervisor. The meeting is 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Arizona City Fire District, 14022 S. Sunland Gin Road in Arizona City. “As we begin a new year, I look forward to the challenges 2019 brings to Pinal County,” Supervisor […]

Study shows Pinal County one of top agriculture suppliers

A recently released study from the University of Arizona’s Department of Agriculture and Resources Economics confirms what many local farmers and ranchers have known for a long time – Pinal County’s agriculture footprint in the state and beyond is remarkable. The study begins by saying that Pinal County ranks in the top 2 percent of […]

San Tan Scramble special event license before Pinal County supervisors Oct. 31

A special event license application for the Jan. 5 San Tan Scramble for 50K, 26K, 17K and 9K runners is to be considered by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors at an Oct. 31 meeting. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 135 N. Pinal St. in Florence. […]

Planning document for 70-square-mile San Tan Valley before supervisors Oct. 31

San Tan Valley could encompass an area about the size of the town of Gilbert if a comprehensive planning document is approved by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors many say could be a watershed moment in the future development of the area. A total of 70 square miles of land have been carved out […]

Sign advertising Pinal County public hearing pointing wrong way?

[Updated: Comments from Planning Manager Steve Abraham, of Pinal County Community Development, were added on why the sign was placed on Ironwood.] Pinal County resident Deborah Coats is questioning the placement of a sign advertising an upcoming public hearing on the San Tan Valley Special Area Plan. “So we are driving home heading south on […]

Queen Creek, Pinal County work to improve Meridian Road

The Queen Creek Town Council and Pinal County Board of Supervisors recently approved two intergovernmental agreements for the design of Meridian Road. The first IGA covers design of a new three-lane roadway, bike lanes and drainage from Germann Road to State Route 24 with each of the entities contributing 50 percent of the $1.2 million […]

Goodman: Checking water pressure, fire hydrants in San Tan Valley

I received many calls and emails over the weekend from our residents regarding water pressure concerns. I also visited several of your homes to see the problems you are facing firsthand. I want to let you all know that we have heard your call for help and are working to ensure the proper parties are […]