Queen Creek honors retiring Town Clerk Jennifer Robinson, welcomes Maria Gonzalez

After 24 years with the Town of Queen Creek, Town Clerk Jennifer Robinson is retiring on Oct. 1. She started as a part-time office aide in 1995, as one of only 10 employees. In 1999, she was appointed as town clerk, conducting the town’s elections; maintaining official records of the business of the Town Council […]

Experience Queen Creek’s heritage, celebrate 30 years this Saturday at Founders’ Day

From the 4-H Zone and FFA Zone to pig races and equestrian obstacle courses, Founders’ Day on Saturday offers a variety of agricultural experiences and activities.  Celebrate Queen Creek’s 30th anniversary at the Founders’ Day celebration 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Founders’ Park, 22407 S. Ellsworth Road, according to a release. Presented by Rodeo […]

Queen Creek’s issuer credit rating raised to AA

Standard & Poor’s, a provider of credit ratings, completed an independent review of the town’s Issuer Credit Rating, resulting in an upgrade from AA- to AA with a stable outlook. The rating upgrade affirms the town’s strong financial condition, according to a release. “Fiscal responsibility continues to be a priority for the Town of Queen […]

Queen Creek, other cities looking for regional strategies to reduce homelessness

Queen Creek’s town manager is to work with other cities and towns to explore East Valley regional solutions to reduce homelessness, the Town Council decided recently. The East Valley communities of Apache Junction, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale and Tempe — along with Maricopa County and the Maricopa Regional Continuum of Care Governing Board — have […]

Queen Creek’s communications employees win Team of the Year

The Town of Queen Creek’s communication efforts were recently honored with three awards at the Public Relations Society of America Phoenix annual awards ceremony and five awards at the City-County Communications and Marketing Association’s annual SAVVY Awards. The Communications and Marketing division received PRSA Phoenix Chapter’s 2019 Team of the Year award, recognizing a non-agency […]

Celebrate QC Neighborly Week Sept. 9-15

QC Neighborly Week — Sept. 9-15 — encourages residents to slow down, connect with their neighbors and embrace Queen Creek’s hometown atmosphere. “This is a fantastic community for many reasons, but mostly because of the people,” Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney said in a release. “QC Neighborly Week is timely as we celebrate our 30thAnniversary […]

Businesses in Town Center invited to participate in Trunk or Treat

Don’t miss the excitement of ghosts and goblins gathering in Town Center on Oct. 19 for the Town’s annual Trunk or Treat event, presented by Rodeo Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram, an Earnhardt Dealership. Businesses in Town Center are encouraged to join the fun, while taking advantage of the increased attendance, by participating in the […]

Revised impact fees to be considered Oct. 16 by Queen Creek council

A public hearing held Sept. 4 on proposed changes to the Town of Queen Creek’s impact fees has been continued to Oct. 16 because of a miscalculation on three of the amounts. Residential and non-residential impact fees are one-time fees assessed to new development to pay for the new growth’s proportionate share of necessary infrastructure. […]

Burglaries reported in Queen Creek Aug. 20-26 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of burglaries reported Aug. 20-26 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek.   Those investigated by MCSO included:   Burglary at residence reported at 7:27 a.m. Aug. 20 in the 24900 block of South 198th Place.  Burglary at residence, reported at 10:58 a.m. Aug. 22 in the […]

September events in Queen Creek include tortoise feeding, Messy Fest

From tortoise feeding at San Tan Mountain Regional Park (Sept. 14) to Messy Fest at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre (Sept. 14-15) and QC Cooks at the Queen Creek Library (Sept. 25), there’s a lot going on in Queen Creek. Events include: SPECIAL NEEDS LEGO CLUB: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 at the Queen Creek […]