Scottsdale Mayor Ortega: Vote ‘Yes’ on General Plan 2035

By David Ortega | Scottsdale Independent I am proud of Scottsdale’s General Plan 2035, which is truly citizen-driven, written by all stakeholders. Please vote yes, sign and mail-in the ballot as soon as possible. Why is the General Plan 2035 so vital for Scottsdale? It is the blueprint document, updated every 10 years, which directs …

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Scottsdale City Council Cracks the Door On Temporary Housing

By Delarita Ford | Daily Independent There is no disputing the need for temporary housing, but there was a dispute about how to properly address the issue as some elected Scottsdale officials point to a convoluted problem. This conversation was prompted by a newly-formed East Valley (Homeless Partnership) consisting of representatives of the state of …

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Mayor-Elect Ortega: Scottsdale ‘Shattered’ by Short-Term Rentals

By Melissa Rosequist | Scottsdale Independent Days have gone by since more than 30 Arizona mayors signed a letter urging short-term rental platform CEOs to end lobbying efforts against legislation change — a move that gained no more than crickets in response. Paradise Valley Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner, one of 33 officials to sign on to …

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