General Plan Train Wreck

This article appeared in the Scottsdale Republic this morning. Mayor: Resignations could undermine General Plan draft By Beth Duckett, The Republic | azcentral.com The fate of Scottsdaleā€™s General Plan is uncertain after four members of the task force resigned, prompting critics to speculate that the new plan could face opposition. Task-force members James Heitel, Howard […]

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General Chaos

Scottsdale’s state-mandated General Plan update process has bounced between the ditches for a couple of years, but today it finally ran off the cliff. Four key members of the General Plan Task Force–all community leaders and longtime resident advocates–resigned en mass. Realtor and former city council member Ned O’Hearn, was joined in the lifeboat by […]

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Chamber for Sale (Sold) CORRECTION

In an article I posted last night, I stated that Joe Galli and Loren Molever from the soon-to-be-defunct North Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce had called Scottsdale City Councilman Guy Phillips (at the time a candidate) a “communist.” That statement was not technically accurate. Mr. Molever sent me an email last night in response to my […]

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