Queen Creek approves IGA for Chandler Heights Road improvements

The Queen Creek Town Council approved on consent an Intergovernmental Agreement with Maricopa County and the Town of Gilbert for nearly $5.7 million for improvements to Chandler Heights Road between Power and Recker roads. The IGA also allows the town manager to approve related change orders from Maricopa County and Gilbert. The council rendered its […]

Queen Creek approves final plats for two communities

Two planned communities can take the next steps after the Queen Creek Town Council recently approved on consent their final plats. The council approved the final plats for the Pecan Lake and Ranchos Legante communities at its June 5 meeting in the Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. Pecan Lake a multi-use community that will […]

Queen Creek empowers town manager for Queen Creek/Signal Butte intersection project

The Queen Creek Town Council authorized the town manager and department directors to sign certain contracts and agreements for the complete delivery of the Queen Creek and Signal Butte intersection. Those contracts and agreements can total an amount just shy of $8.2 million. The item was on the consent agenda, which the council approved at […]

Martinez: Independent Newsmedia addresses 21st Century phenomena

We live in a time of near instant gratification where we have a hearty feast of news and information as close as our fingertips, which can be recalled at a moment’s notice. This new 21st Century phenomena has caused the Queen Creek Independent staff to pause and consider how we can best deliver our non-partisan, […]

Queen Creek approves final plats for parcels in Church Farm

A pair of final plats for two parcels in the Church Farm subdivision earned the Queen Creek Town Council’s approval. The council approved on consent the final plats for parcels F3 and H of the 2,310-lot master planned single-family residential subdivision Church Farm at its Wednesday, May 15 meeting. The two parcels, which combined equal […]

Queen Creek approves water agreements for Legado development

A pair of water agreements between Queen Creek, Sossaman Holdings and Taylor Morrison/Arizona has garnered the Town Council’s approval, making way for the development of a 119-acre property. The property, known as Legado Phase 1, sits at the northwest corner of Sossaman and Ocotillo roads. The Town Council approved on consent a recovered reclaimed water […]

Queen Creek makes final plat approvals for Ovation at Meridian

The Queen Creek Town Council approved three final plats for a trio of parcels in the subdivision Ovation at Meridian. The approval came on consent at the Town Council’s Wednesday, May 15 meeting at the Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. Parcels S2, T and U are within the private gated subdivision Ovation at Meridian, […]

ALA Queen Creek boys track team wins state, girls finish second

The American Leadership Academy Queen Creek junior high track and field made an impact at the Canyon Athletic Association Division II state championships with the boys team finishing first. Along with the boys team’s state championship, the girls team finished second, finishing nine points behind winner Champion School out of Chandler. The event took place […]

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 […]

Queen Creek approves Shops at Terravella final plat

The Shops at Terravella will progress after the Queen Creek Town Council approved on consent the final plat for the subdivision. At the request of Ellsworth Road and Queen Creek Road LLC and ALDI (Arizona) LLC, the council issued its approval at a Wednesday, Feb. 6 regular meeting in the Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic […]