Queen Creek Town Council recognizes local elementary school students

The Queen Creek Town Council honored 13 students at the May 1 Star Students ceremony. The ceremony recognized elementary school students who go above and beyond, obey rules and demonstrate good citizenship. Teachers at participating schools nominate students to be recognized during the ceremony, according to a release. The following students were recognized: American Leadership […]

Queen Creek council closed-door executive session May 1

Acquiring property for roadway improvements on Rittenhouse Road is a topic of a May 1 closed-door executive session of the Queen Creek Town Council. The council meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Queen Creek Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway, for ceremonial matters, committee reports and public comment before adjourning to closed-door executive sessions. The […]

4,140 acres in Pinal County to be annexed by Town of Queen Creek

More than 6 square miles of State Trust Land along the State Route 24 corridor in Pinal County is slated to be annexed by the Town of Queen Creek. The Town Council on April 17 voted unanimously in a consent agenda to approve a pre-annexation development agreement with the Arizona State Land Department. It is […]

Queen Creek Town Council on May 1 to consider proposed fiscal year 2019-20 budget

Queen Creek’s proposed $453 million fiscal year 2019-20 budget will be considered by the Town Council at the May 1 meeting for tentative approval. Final approval is scheduled for the May 15 meeting. Both meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and are to be held in the Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. The town’s budget […]

Queen Creek annexes Cloud, Ellsworth roads rights-of-way

The corporate limits of the Town of Queen Creek were extended and increased recently by annexing Maricopa County rights-of-way along Cloud Road and along Ellsworth Road that are contiguous to the existing town limits. The Town Council on April 3 voted 5-0 on a consent agenda that included increasing the corporate limits. Mayor Gail Barney […]

Queen Creek Town Council recognizes local residents as ‘Great Neighbors’

Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney and the Town Council recognized three “Great Neighbors” at the April 17 council meeting. Nicole Jackson was nominated by Barry McBride, a Canyon State Academy board member. After working hard, Ms. Jackson serves in variety of leadership roles. She is a peer mentor, won the spelling bee, joined the swim […]

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. […]