Minority, women-owned businesses receive contracts worth $109M

The team building the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway has awarded more than $100 million in contracts to local, small businesses. According to a press release, the companies are run by socially and economically disadvantaged groups, including minorities and women. The $109 million exceeds the Arizona Department of Transportation’s goal for Connect 202 Partners, the […]

QC realtor Bob Adelfson earns certification specializing in divorce real estate

Bob Adelfson of JK Realty in Gilbert has earned the Real Estate Collaboration Specialist-Divorce designation. Mr. Adelfson is trained to neutralize divorce real estate as a business transaction in the best interest of the house and each divorcing spouse, according to a press release. He will lead the divorce real estate team, serving as project […]

Group matches those who served in the military with suitable careers

The Arizona Corporate Council on Veteran Careers matches transitioning military service members and veterans with suitable professions. Formed in 2016, the group’s goal is to enhance opportunities for those who’ve served to have careers suiting their talents. More than 20 companies and organizations are involved in efforts of recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans in the […]

$6.3 million for MCSO, 42 other items of $25,000 and up before Queen Creek council

A total of 43 items costing more than $25,000 – including $116,050 for fire department 911 dispatch services from Mesa and $6,350,816 for law enforcement from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office – are to be voted on in a consent agenda at the June 20 Queen Creek Town Council meeting. The meeting begins at 5:30 […]

$530,000 for legal services to be considered at June 20 Queen Creek Town Council meeting

A one-year Dickinson Wright PLLC legal services contract not to exceed $530,000 is slated to be voted on in a consent agenda at the Wednesday, June 20, meeting of the Queen Creek Town Council. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. and public hearings are held after 7 p.m. The meeting is in the Community Chambers, […]

Queen Creek renews fire services agreement with Town of Gilbert

As Queen Creek grows, it continues to reach across one of its borders for support services involving fire safety needs. Queen Creek Town Council unanimously voted, 7-0, during a June 6 meeting to renew its intergovernmental agreement with the Town of Gilbert for fire support services, an agreement that the town is entering into for […]

Queen Creek council votes 5-2 to install second-story windows on town building

A $53,393 contract with Core Construction for the installation of second-story office windows at the municipal services building was approved June 6 in a 5-2 vote of the Queen Creek Town Council. Voting for the contract were Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney (by phone) and council members Robin Benning, Julia Wheatley, Jeff Brown and Dawn […]

Gateway Church of Christ serving the Queen Creek community

Vacation Bible School, youth ministry, small groups, Bible classes, community service and a welcoming atmosphere are part of what makes the Gateway Church of Christ a light in the Queen Creek community. “Our goal is to know God and make God known,” elder David Hinkle said in a release. “We’re a family that tries its […]

Council postpones decision on engineering analysis of LED exterior lighting

Consideration of a $30,005 contract with Wright Engineering Corp. for electrical engineering analysis of an LED retrofit of exterior lighting at various town locations was postponed by the council at the June 6 meeting. “I have some additional questions I want to work with staff on between now and then,” Queen Creek Councilman Jeff Brown […]

Beware of animals crossing roads as crashes spike in June

Beware of hitting wildlife crossing roads when traveling up north as animal-related crashes spike in June. The Arizona Department of Transportation’s Traffic Operations Center often receives “car versus deer” traffic calls during this time of year as it’s not uncommon for vehicle crashes with deer, antelope, elk, bear and other animals during a single evening […]