Right-of-way in San Tan Valley purchased for Magma Road project

Pinal County is paying $14,518 for land in San Tan Valley to be used for a Magma Road project. The Pinal County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 4 approved an agreement with Johnson Ranch Community Association for the purchase of right-of-way. A total of 1,738 square feet of property is on the north right-of-way line […]

Improvement district’s water system given to Town of Queen Creek

Pinal County has transferred a distribution system owned by the dissolved Queen Creek Domestic Water Improvement District to the Town of Queen Creek. An intergovernmental agreement between the town and county was approved in a Sept. 18 consent agenda vote of the Pinal County Board of Supervisors. The water improvement district includes an area south […]

Smith hosts ‘Sessions with the Supervisor’ in Arizona City on census

Pinal County District 4 Supervisor Anthony Smith will host a “Sessions with the Supervisor” on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Arizona City. It is 10 a.m.-noon at the Arizona City Fire District offices at 14022 S. Sunland Gin Road, according to a release. Supervisor Smith’s guest will be Maria Vianey Valdez-Cardenas from the U.S. Census Bureau. […]

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 […]