Guest Editorial: Milhaven Endorsed by Scottsdale Association of Realtors

The Scottsdale Association of Realtors endorses me for Mayor.  I am grateful, honored and inspired by their confidence in me. For many of us, our homes are our most important investment.  Our home values and the vibrancy of the real estate market are directly affected by the quality of our neighborhoods and our community.   As Mayor, I will continue … Read More

Scottsdale Politics: How is the Mayoral Race Looking?

This year’s Scottsdale mayoral race won’t be anywhere near as wild as it was in 2020. Back then there were five competitors, including five current and past city councilmembers, vying for an open seat. This year it is much more tame, with an incumbent running against two former councilmembers. As is often the case in politics, the campaign finance reports … Read More

Guest Editorial: Milhaven Announcing Run for Mayor of Scottsdale

By Linda Milhaven I am honored to announce my candidacy for Mayor of the City of Scottsdale. Scottsdale is one of the best cities in the world, and I am proud to have played a part in helping make this such a wonderful community. I look forward to continuing to protect and preserve what makes Scottsdale great while planning for … Read More

She’s In: Linda Milhaven Jumps Into Scottsdale Mayoral Race

She’s In Former Scottsdale City Councilwoman Linda Milhaven earlier this week filed the paperwork to officially enter the 2024 race against Mayor David Ortega. Lisa Borowsky, also a former Scottsdale City Councilwoman and Ortega’s final foe in 2020, has left little doubt that she also intends to run. Even more interesting is yet another former — thrice elected Mayor Jim … Read More

Looking Forward: The Scottsdale Mayoral Race

Next year will present many interesting electoral races; along with a Presidential race, Arizona will showcase what is likely to be one of the most interesting Senate races in the country, as well as all of the countywide races. But there will also be a host of local races, and for those of us in Scottsdale, the headline municipal race … Read More

The Winds of Change: Regulation is Now in Fashion in Scottsdale

My ohhh my, what a change only a handful of years can make. It wasn’t too long ago that a Jim Lane-led Scottsdale embraced development and growth. It would seem that the pendulum has swung and swung hard in the other direction. In a 6-1 vote, the Scottsdale city council recently voted to adopt a series of international green building … Read More

The Iron Lady

There once was a woman in England that had this nickname.  It’s appropriate for Scottsdale City Councilwoman Linda Milhaven too.  Next month will be the first time in 12 years the dais will not benefit from her determination, grit and smarts.  Term limits are the culprit. Milhaven is the type of person every City Council needs.  Learned.  Unafraid. She has been an indefatigable proponent for … Read More