Star Students recognized by Queen Creek Town Council

Six local middle and high school students were recognized by the Queen Creek Town Council at the May 15 Star Students ceremony. The Star Students program recognizes students who are helpful and considerate of others while demonstrating good citizenship. Teachers at participating schools nominate students to be recognized during the ceremony, according to a release. […]

Queen Creek Town Council hosts talks on future of solid waste services

Because a 10-year agreement with a trash and recycling collection provider expires in 2020, Town of Queen Creek officials looked into what it would cost to provide the services in-house or contracting them out again. The Town Council on April 17 was briefed on the results of a feasibility study that included a comparison of […]

$2.1M RAD contract provides Queen Creek solid waste services

A one-year, $2.1 million agreement with Right Away Disposal for solid waste and recycling services was approved recently by Queen Creek Town Council. The council unanimously approved the item May 1 as part of a consent agenda. It is for July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020, for an amount not to exceed $2,136,000. On Jan. 6, […]

Dyer: A 20-year tradition of honoring top students

I had the privilege of attending a recent Star Students presentation hosted by the town of Queen Creek. It was held in Historic Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road. A total of 38 students from 10 elementary schools were honored. All had been recommended by school officials. Three council members and the mayor officiated at […]

Queen Creek Town Council approves Parks and Recreation Master Plan update

The Queen Creek Town Council approved the Parks and Recreation Master Plan update during its Wednesday, May 16 meeting. The approved plan updates the town’s original parks master plan, the Parks, Trails and Open Space Master Plan, approved in 2005, according to a press release. “There have been substantial changes in our community since the […]

Financial statement, audit report approved by Queen Creek Town Council

A financial audit of the fiscal year ending June 30 that was conducted by independent auditors was approved March 7 by the Queen Creek Town Council. The audit is required by state law and was performed by the certified public accounting firm of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP. “We’re here to examine what the town’s management, the financial […]

Jan. 3 Queen Creek Town Council meeting canceled

The town of Queen Creek has canceled its Jan. 3 meeting of the Queen Creek Town Council. The next scheduled meeting is Wednesday, Jan. 17. The town council generally meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at the Queen Creek Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. Public hearings are […]

2018 State of the Town address could incorporate more input from residents, schools

Committee members and area business people may be an integral part of next year’s State of the Address presentation in Queen Creek. At their Nov. 1 regular meeting, members of the Queen Creek Town Council directed the town’s communications department to consider including not only town officials and staff, but also members of the municipal […]

This week in Queen Creek: lunch mob, Coffee with a Cop, drug take-back day

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Kiwanis, council, transportation advisory committee to meet this week in Queen Creek

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