Wednesday, April 18, 2012 4:00 am
Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson and the finance department are putting the finishing touches on the town’s $33 million budget that went before the council on April 16.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 11:00 pm
More than 1,000 guests crowded into the Tucson Convention Center
last Friday where the annual State of the County event shared the
playbill with organic, locally produced salad greens topped with
regionally raised beef.
Tuesday, June 25, 2002 11:00 pm
With the drought claiming Independence Day fireworks
celebrations in the metropolitan area like the Rodeo fire is
claiming pine trees on the Mogollon Rim, organizers of the town of
Marana's Star Spangled Celebration recommend people show up early
for the town's event.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 3:00 am
The budget-planning season for the Marana and Oro Valley town
councils has come and gone with the final products being approved
in recent weeks.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 3:00 am
In its second round of budget planning for the upcoming
2011-2012 fiscal year, the Marana Town Council on May 10 reviewed
the proposed enterprise funds, and were updated on how the latest
legislative session will impact the town.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 3:00 am
It is the tale of two budgets. While Oro Valley is challenged
with where to make deep cuts due to a lack of growth, in
neighboring Marana, officials spent their first budget work session
planning how to spend extra money coming from a growing
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 4:00 am
Despite a struggling national economy, the 2013-2014 fiscal year budgets are looking optimistic for the northwest towns of Oro Valley and Marana.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 11:00 pm
An audience of perhaps 80 people came to Mountain View High
School on Wednesday, listening to the gritty details of budgeting
in the Marana Unified School District.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 11:00 pm
The Marana Town Council on June 17 unanimously approved a $211.5
million fiscal 2009 operating budget.
Tuesday, May 31, 2005 11:00 pm
June 1, 2005 - The Marana Police Department will see 10 new
officers added to its lineup and a bump in salaries for the
upcoming fiscal year under a preliminary budget presented to
council members May 26.
Wednesday, June 29, 2005 11:00 pm
June 29, 2005 - Marana council members unanimously approved a
tentative 2005-06 budget last week that increased more than $3
million from figures presented during a May 26 budget workshop.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 4:00 am
In a May 15 Marana council meeting, while adopting the the tentative 2012-2013 fiscal year budget, officials were pleased to announce the purchase of 28.8 acres of state land adjacent to Heritage Park Drive.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 11:00 pm
Chief Tucson public defender Charles Davies has been chosen as
the new Marana town magistrate.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 4:00 am
Citizens of Marana can expect to hear more from Marana Town
Staff in the month of February. Staff will be officially revising
its current Strategic Plan in March, but not before visiting civic
centers, local businesses, and homeowners associations to receive
input for what the Town is calling the Strategic Plan II.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 4:00 am
One of Marana’s strongest assets as a community is that we have
created a culture of strategic planning. While we always make sure
the services we provide — police, water, parks and roads, for
example — are top-notch, we also take time to dream about the
town’s future and how we will grow to become a community known for
its extraordinary long-term vision.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 12:00 am
Children enrolled in full-day kindergarten are
much stronger readers than their predecessors in half-day
kindergarten, according to comparative data from the Marana Unified
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 4:00 am
Now that the economy is no longer going downhill at record pace,
many say it is dragging along the bottom, and everyone is looking
at ways to help nudge it upward.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 6:00 am
Call it a meeting of the minds or perhaps a show of
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 11:00 pm
I attended the Chamber of Commerce forum for Marana Town Council
candidates. I was late, but I was there long enough.
Tuesday, October 19, 2004 11:00 pm
Oct. 13, 2004 - Population growth throughout Pima County has
increased enrollment in the area's schools and put a strain on
available resources. Meanwhile, state budget limitations have kept
municipalities from providing necessary infrastructure to support
newly built schools, a Marana official said at a recent council
Friday, December 9, 2005 12:00 am
Thursday, August 4, 2005 11:00 pm
August 3, 2005 - When Jane Fairall took a job in the Tucson
Unified School District's legal department two years ago, she knew
she wasn't leaving prosecution for too long.
Wednesday, October 1, 2003 11:00 pm
Marana has put a firm $18.2 million price tag on the
construction cost of its new town hall in north Marana, but it's
still a crap shoot as to how much the off-site infrastructure and
improvements will cost and whether a private sector commercial
gamble will pay off.
Tuesday, December 9, 2003 12:00 am
In the more than three decades he spent in politics - first as
mayor of South Tucson and later on the Pima County Board of
Supervisors - Dan Eckstrom developed both a powerful political
machine and a reputation as a tough, free-wheeling politician who
knew how to bring home the bacon to his constituents.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 6:00 am
A primary election contest for two seats on the Marana Town
Council is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8.