Design contract OK’d for 2 wells in Fulton Homes’ Barney Farms project

A $210,184 contract with Clear Creek Associates for design, construction management and evaluation services for two new wells to be drilled at the Barney Farms residential development was approved in a recent 6-0 vote by the Queen Creek Town Council. The decision was made at a Sept. 19 town council meeting. The wells are to […]

94 acres including Anglin Dairy may be annexed into Queen Creek

A Madera West request to annex 94 acres, including the Anglin Dairy at Queen Creek and Signal Butte roads, is making its way through the municipal approval process. On Wednesday, Sept. 19, a public hearing hosted by Queen Creek Town Council on the application yielded no public comment. The application is tentatively scheduled to be […]

$301,796 design contract approved for fire station at Signal Butte and Queen Creek roads

The Queen Creek Town Council has approved plans to increase the size of a new fire station, and include a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office substation, due to projected town growth. Fire Station No. 4 is planned to be on the east side of Signal Butte Road, just north of Queen Creek road. On Sept. 19, […]

516 acres at Ironwood and Germann should be rezoned for homes, commercial uses, Queen Creek Planning Commission recommends

A total of 516 acres that were annexed into the town along with the Ironwood Crossings development should be rezoned for homes and commercial uses, the Queen Creek Planning and Zoning Commission recently decided. The property is on the west side of Ironwood Drive between Germann Road, Pima Road and the Meridian Road alignment. It […]

Rezoning with Black Rock Coffee approved by Queen Creek council

An intersection with an often-ignored no right-turn-on-red sign will no longer be needed when a three-business complex with a Black Rock Coffee is completed at the northeast corner of Ellsworth Loop and Walnut roads, the Queen Creek Town Council was told recently. “There is a considerable number of people who are using that as a […]

EPA Clean Water Act stormwater program for Queen Creek costing $174,219 in first year

  A town of Queen Creek employee shaved more than $1 million in projected costs over five years from a new health and sanitation program for stormwater-management administration required by federal and state law. The program is to protect the Sonoqui and Queen Creek washes, which are considered tributaries to waters of the U.S. It […]

Queen Creek hires financial advisor Wedbush Securities Inc.

A contract for financial-advisor services to assist with issuing debt for transportation projects and water rights has been approved by the Queen Creek Town Council. The council on Sept. 5 unanimously approved its consent agenda, including a contract with Wedbush Securities Inc. “Wedbush Securities appreciates the opportunity to serve as municipal advisor to the town […]

$500,000 for asphalt work, other purchases approved by Queen Creek council

Town-owned roadways in a handful of Queen Creek subdivisions will receive a surface seal to preserve pavement following approval of a $500,000 contract by town council. The Queen Creek Town Council on Sept. 5 approved on consent expenditures costing over $25,000, including the preventive pavement maintenance and surface seal from Holbrook Asphalt. Neighborhoods to receive […]

Power to the people: 7-mile project offers southeast Valley energy solution, SRP says

Salt River Project is seeking to construct a 7-mile overhead 230-kilovolt power line along a half-mile stretch of Crismon Road into Queen Creek and the rest in southeast Mesa. Meetings are to be held in September to solicit local residents’ input on the project, which also includes a 230/69-kV receiving station. “We have a lot […]

Queen Creek election results; council candidates thank voters

Town of Queen Creek voters elected a mayor and three town council members and approved the Alternative Expenditure Limitation, or home rule, on Aug. 28. Voters primarily live in Maricopa County, but some live in Pinal County. No one ran against incumbents Mayor Gail Barney and town council members Julia Wheatley, Dawn Oliphant and Emilena […]