From the Goldwater Institute Mayor David D. Ortega & Scottsdale City Council Members City of Scottsdale 3939 North Drinkwater Blvd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Re: Proposed Changes to Zoning Ordinance Dear Mayor Ortega and Members of the Scottsdale City Council: As an organization dedicated to the protection of private property rights, we are writing to express our concern with respect to … Read More
Three Women Could Challenge Ortega to be Mayor of Scottsdale: What Do Their Odds Look like?
Edit: Tammy Caputi changed her voter registration to Independent in 2018, and this post has been edited to reflect that. As any politico knows, the election season never really ends: it simply goes on vacation for a few weeks every two years in November. Next year we will be having an election for Mayor of Scottsdale, one that is certain … Read More
Scottsdale is Leading the Way in Water Conservation: Plenty of Pain is Left Though
Photo Credit: azcentral.com Water is the most critical issue in our area, as nearly everyone knows (you can get up to speed on our perspectives about it here). To that end, we had some good news recently, but it also comes with concern and potentially even dread at what is to come. We found out recently that the city of … Read More
Rio Verde FootHills Water Update: They’re Suing the City, and It Could Have Been Avoided
Regular readers are well aware of the water crisis that’s been unfolding in the Rio Verde Foothills on the outskirts of Scottsdale; if you have not kept up you can get up-to-date here. Now that the water cut-off deadline has come and gone the situation has gotten ever more tense in the unincorporated municipality, with the desperation of the citizenry … Read More