Queen Creek makes changes to parks, recreation rental prices, policies

On the recommendation of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, the Town of Queen Creek made changes to some rental fees and policies in the town. The Town Council approved on consent the addition of ramada rental policies of two of the four Founders’ Park shade structures and the ability to rent the entire splash […]

$4.5 million in adjustments approved for Queen Creek’s 2018-19 budget

More than $4.5 million for capital improvement projects and operating expenditures have been reallocated in the fiscal year 2018-19 budget. Queen Creek Town Council voted 5-0 April 3 on a consent agenda that included approving the third-quarter budget amendments totaling $4,520,885 in expenditures. Mayor Gail Barney and Councilman Jeff Brown were absent. Receiving Town Council […]

New format for Queen Creek Town Council meetings

Beginning at the April 3 Queen Creek Town Council meeting, the flow of the meeting agenda will change. The meetings, which will continue to begin at 5:30 p.m., will start with ceremonial matters, committee reports and public comment before the Town Council adjourns to closed-door executive sessions, according to a release. Previously, Town Council meetings […]

Queen Creek Town Council recognizes ‘Star Students’

The Queen Creek Town Council recognized 10 local middle and high school students at the Wednesday, March 6 Star Students ceremony. The Star Students program recognizes students who are helpful and considerate of others while demonstrating leadership skills, according to a press release. Teachers at participating schools nominate students to be recognized during the ceremony. […]

Projects up to $3 million awarded by job-order contract instead of bids process, council decides

The limit for single projects awarded under a job-order contract, instead of with a competitive bidding process, was increased from $1 million to $3 million by the Queen Creek Town Council. The council voted 4-2 on March 6 to approve the change, with council members Jake Hoffman and Emilena Turley voting no and Mayor Gail […]

Sewer pipe lining to be replaced in $1.5 million project

A job order for $1,493,778 with B&F Contracting for a Power Road sewer lining rehabilitation project was approved by the Queen Creek Town Council. The council voted 6-0 to approve the job order March 6 with Mayor Gail Barney absent. Work includes cured-in-place pipe lining rehabilitation of the 42-inch Rittenhouse Road sewer line for approximately […]

Queen Creek Town Council meets March 6

A public hearing on a rezoning of 58.52 acres at the southwest corner of Ellsworth and Riggs roads for a 116-lot Ranchos Legante subdivision is slated at the March 6 meeting of the Queen Creek Town Council. Meetings of the Queen Creek Town Council begin at 5:30 p.m., with public hearings no earlier than 7 […]

Utility services topic of 4 executive session items before Queen Creek council

Johnson Utilities and other utility services are to be discussed by the Queen Creek Town Council behind closed doors, according to an agenda for the March 6 meeting. The executive session, not open to the public, starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Ironwood Conference Room in the Community Chambers Building, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. Items […]

Customer-vehicle-flow analysis sought for planned Dutch Brothers Coffee Shop

A traffic analysis for the flow and stacking of vehicles at a planned Dutch Brothers Coffee Shop needs to be provided before a conditional use permit and site plan are considered, the Queen Creek Planning and Zoning Commission decided. Matthew Rasmussen of Tectonics Design Group is seeking the permit and site plan to allow construction […]

Queen Creek council 2-day strategic planning session at Courtyard by Marriott in Mesa

The Queen Creek Town Council is holding strategic planning discussions March 1-2 open to the public at the Courtyard by Marriott Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport hotel, 6907 E. Ray Road in Mesa. The town’s corporate strategic plan is a goal-setting document that is reviewed annually and updated as directed by the council, according to town […]