Category: News Coverage

A Message From Oro Valley Mayor-elect Joe Winfield

A MESSAGE FROM ORO VALLEY MAYOR-ELECT JOE WINFIELD  ORO VALLEY, AZ—AUGUST 30, 2018:   First, I want to thank Mayor Satish Hiremath and council members Joe Hornat, Mary Snider and Lou Waters for their eight years of service to Oro Valley. Our town has taken many positive steps forward under their leadership. Next, I want to…

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Candidate Debate for Oro Valley Mayor and Town Council

Mark your calendars!  It’s time for the debate!   Tuesday, July 31st 6:00 to 8:00 PM Hilton El Conquistador Hotel   Hosted by The Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce, this debate will be attended by all eight candidates running for Oro Valley Mayor and Town Council. This event is free and open to the…

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ORO VALLEY, AZ—July 23, 2018– Recently filed campaign finance reports for Oro Valley incumbents Mayor Hiremath, and council members Hornat, Snider and Waters revealed that their reelection campaigns continue to rely heavily on developers, land owners and Special Interest donors. As a group they collected over $56,000 in this first filing period [April 29- June…

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Oro Valley Mayoral Candidate Joe Winfield Calls Out Special Interest Influence in Oro Valley, AZ

A fundamental power of town government is to regulate land use & zoning. Land use and zoning should reflect the desires of our community as expressed in the Town’s General Plan. The incumbents have willingly accepted tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from developers. Zoning changes proposed by these same developers and approved…

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The Golf Club at Vistoso: Another Victim of the Mayor’s Purchase of the El Conquistador Country Club

The Golf Club at Vistoso is showing the effects of the Mayor and Council picking winners and losers in the local Oro Valley golf industry. It’s so sobering to see this once beautiful course drying out. We need to stop “golf welfare” in Oro Valley.        

Oro Valley candidates adding names to primary election ballot – TucsonLocalMedia

From Tucson Local Media – The Explorer on May 9, 2018 by Logan Burtch-Buus It didn’t take long for potential candidates in Oro Valley’s upcoming town council election to collect petition signatures to become full-fledged participants in the Aug. 28 primary. As of deadline, Tucson Local Media has confirmed with the Oro Valley town clerk’s…

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