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The Watchdog Report: September 2017 Community Center Financials

Continued losses In September, the Community Center Fund (CCF) finished $86,016 in the red. (At this time last year, the CCF had a positive balance of $161,744.) For the first quarter of this fiscal year (July 1 through September 30th) the fund has lost $307,862. This takes into account the fact that the sales tax [...]

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Guest View: Diane Peters ~ Town of Oro Valley vs. First Amendment. Part 2.

In Part 1 (published yesterday) I relayed the background of what transpired shortly after I distributed LOVE flyers to attendees just prior to the start of a Town Council meeting a few months ago. Today, in Part 2, I will share the letter that I sent to the Town Clerk along with some follow-up thoughts [...]

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Guest View: Diane Peters ~ Town of Oro Valley vs. First Amendment. Part 1.

Background At a Town Council meeting a few months ago, I distributed LOVE flyers to residents as they began taking their seats. I received some looks of trepidation from the mayor and council when they entered the room to take their seats. However, no one tried to stop me from distributing the flyers because I [...]

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Rest In Peace, John Musolf

Former Oro Valley resident and irreplaceable LOVE contributor, John Musolf died in early October. John was an immeasurable help to LOVE when he lived in Oro Valley. We met him at a Oro Valley Town Council meeting. John attended every meeting. John took notes. He participated in "Call To Audience" portion of the meeting. He was engaged [...]

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Rest In Piece, John Musolf

Former Oro Valley resident and irreplaceable LOVE contributor, John Musolf died in early October. John was an immeasurable help to LOVE when he lived in Oro Valley. We met him at a Oro Valley Town Council meeting. John attended every meeting. John took notes. He participated in "Call To Audience" portion of the meeting. He was engaged [...]

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Developer Donations Could Rule Tonight’s General Plan Amendment Hearing

Some of the money that developers have poured into Oro Valley’s Prop 454 election can be seen in action tonight as the Oro Valley Planning and Zoning Commission hears 3 general plan amendments [Agenda]. The amendments involve changes to the general plan. This is the general plan  that voters approved just last year. The plan took more [...]

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Developer Donations Could Rule Tonight’s General Plan Amendment Hearing

Some of the money that developers have poured into Oro Valley’s Prop 454 election can be seen in action tonight as the Oro Valley Planning and Zoning Commission hears 3 general plan amendments [Agenda]. The amendments involve changes to the general plan. This is the general plan  that voters approved just last year. The plan took more [...]

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Naranja Park Bond Fails

As of 10 PM Tuesday evening (election night), the results of the Naranja Park Bond were as follows: YES   4,050 votes    28% NO   10,209 votes    72% Our thanks to everyone who voted NO and everyone who has been following this issue on LOVE for the past few months. A special thanks to [...]

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Early Election Results Show Resounding Defeat For Prop 454

Election results on Prop 454 have been posed by the Pima County Recorder. These results are as of 8:04 PM. We suspect they are for mail in ballots only: Yes: 4,050 No: 10,209 —

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Reminder: Tuesday, November 7th is Election Day!

The information below was taken from an article that previously appeared on LOVE. Last chance to have your voice heard on the $28 million dollar Naranja Park Bond If you are planning to vote in person on Tuesday on the $17 million dollar Naranja Park Bond (that will end up costing Oro Valley homeowners a [...]

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