Industrial zoning OK’d for Complete Fire Protection in Queen Creek

A 5-acre site has been rezoned to office/industrial park to allow the construction of a one-story warehouse and two-story administration area for Complete Fire Protection. The business provides water-based fire protection systems for new construction, retrofits and renovations. Voting 6-0 Nov. 7 to approve a public hearings consent agenda that included the rezoning were Mayor […]

New design guidelines approved for Queen Creek’s downtown core

Downtown Queen Creek is to become pedestrian oriented as businesses are given more flexibility with new design guidelines and zoning designations approved recently by the town council. “The downtown core as referred to within this application is envisioned to become a destination that focuses on pedestrian oriented, compact development that is integrated with more specialty […]

Queen Creek Town Council executive session Dec. 5 includes Canyon State Academy

The campus of Canyon State Academy, which offers programs for youth ages 11 to 17, is a topic on the eight-item, closed-door executive session agenda for the Dec. 5 Queen Creek Town Council meeting. The meeting, which is not open to the public, begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Ironwood Conference Room in the […]

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. […]

Queen Creek to use SRP Aesthetic Fund for electrical line conversion

The Town of Queen Creek will go ahead with an agreement with Salt River Project for the conversion of an overhead electrical distribution facility to an underground facility along Queen Creek Road east of Ellsworth Road. The agreement, which the Town Council approved on consent, will use money from the SRP Aesthetic Fund, totaling $142,100. […]

Town Council gives staff go-ahead to purchase Hunt Highway property

The Queen Creek town manager, attorney and clerk now have permission to pursue the purchase of property off Hunt Highway for future road improvements as part of the Ellsworth Road from Empire Road to Hunt Highway Project. The Queen Creek Town Council approved the change on consent giving authorization and direction to the town manager, […]

Maricopa County and Queen Creek to share cost of some Ocotillo Road improvements

The cost of a $2 million project for improvements to Ocotillo Road from 228th Street to Meridian Road will be shared by the Town of Queen Creek and Maricopa County, according to a recently approved intergovernmental agreement. The town is in the design phase for construction of Ocotillo Road from Signal Butte to Ironwood roads, […]

Regional governments radio network agreement amended by Queen Creek council

An amended regional cooperative agreement for radio communication recently approved by the Queen Creek Town Council streamlines the admission process, a fire department official says. The Trunked Open Arizona Regional Wireless Cooperative Network is a public safety and general government system. It links the radio systems of area jurisdictions to promote interoperability, according to […]

Queen Creek agritainment pursuit gets $63K tax subsidy for street lighting, median design

A $63,506 contract for street lighting and median hardscape designs for the agritainment district was approved recently in a 5-2 vote of the Queen Creek Town Council. Voting to approve a professional services design contract with J2 Engineering were Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney and council members Robin Benning, Dawn Oliphant, Julia Wheatley and Jeff […]

Queen Creek to participate in Arizona Cities, Towns Week

The Town of Queen Creek will join municipalities across the state of Arizona and take part in the League of Arizona Cities and Towns’ 17th annual Cities and Towns Week from Oct. 21-27. The town’s Facebook page will feature services, programs and employees throughout the week that work to improve the quality of life in […]