Arizona

Arizona regulatory staff proposes 100% clean energy standard by 2050

Permission granted by Arizona Corporation Commission Dive Brief: Staff of the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) on Thursday proposed a 100% Clean Energy Standard by 2050, a new integrated resource planning (IRP) process and other rule changes as part of the state’s efforts to modernize electricity regulation.The proposal includes a “technology neutral” all-source request for proposal (RFP) process where utilities solicit bids from market participants to address ...

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Governor Ducey, USDA Secretary Perdue Sign MOU To Further Forest Management Partnerships

“Talking Glass” Audible Stories on Signals AZ made possible by The Fain Signature Group – Celebrating 60 Years of Community Building Governor Doug Ducey and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue today signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Arizona State Capitol to further key local, state, and federal partnerships that address the threat of wildfires and ...

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Peoria, American Life Inc. proceed with plans for Stadium Point at P83

City of Peoria, Arizona Government PHOENIX — The city of Peoria and American Life Inc. are in the midst of finalizing negotiations that would develop the 17-acre space around the Peoria Sports Complex into a mixed-use facility. On Wednesday, the Peoria City Council approved the Memorandum of Understanding with American Life Inc., rendering the city and real estate giant free ...

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Heritage Park, a 531K SF mixed-use development, coming to Downtown Gilbert

Not long ago, it would have been difficult to imagine sleepy Downtown Gilbert as home to the retail, restaurant and hospitality options that you find in the area today. As one of the fastest-growing towns in the country, the demand for office, retail, multifamily and hotel space is at an all-time high. Recognizing this demand, local developer Creation will answer that call ...

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EFSP is Accepting Request for Proposals in Yavapai County

“Talking Glass” Audible Stories on Signals AZ made possible by The Fain Signature Group – Celebrating 60 Years of Community Building The Local Board of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) in Yavapai County is requesting proposals for funding to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Yavapai County for Phase 37 and Phase CARES. The amount of funding ...

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MEDINA TOWN BOARD $121k road repair bids accepted

Two companies will share the task of repairing six aging roads in the Town of Medina. The town board accepted road construction bids from Fahrner Asphalt Sealers LLC and Scott Construction Inc. in a special meeting on May 20 — the combined bids came in at $121,861. Struck & Irwin Paving Inc. and Kartechner Brothers LLC also submitted bids on ...

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Banner Health Mismanaged 401(k) Plan, Owes Workers $2.3 Million

A road sign for a nearby hospital stands along a rural road outside Sandwich, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Plan participants win on three counts after trialDamages awarded are far less than requested Banner Health owes participants in its 401(k) plan about $2.3 million, plus interest, for mismanaging the plan in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security ...

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Phoenix Councilmembers: COVID-19 Money Talk ‘Concerning’ And ‘Offensive’

Phoenix plans to allocate $5 million in federal coronavirus funding for food assistance. The money will be split among small grassroots groups and large nonprofits, but some have concerns about who’s watching how the money is spent.   The $5 million seems small compared to the $293 million Phoenix has received. But it’s just the latest in a string of funding ...

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Cave Creek Takes First Step to Expand Spur Cross Conservation Area

CAVE CREEK – The Cave Creek Town Council made its first step in attempting to expand the Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area at its meeting on April 20, 2020. The Town Council unanimously agreed to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Maricopa County that would allow both entities to split the cost of property appraisals for parcels located contiguous ...

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Chandler issues request for proposals for Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus funding

The city of Chandler headquarters is in downtown Chandler.  The city of Chandler’s community development division was awarded $849,415 in Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus funds by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, according to a news release. The city is inviting qualified nonprofit organizations and government entities to ...

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Arizona Public Service Co. Seeks Proposals for Additional Capacity

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) announces an “all source” request for proposals (RFP) through which it will seek capacity resources to meet APS system peak load. The RFP is tentatively scheduled to be released in March of 2016. APS is seeking between 400-600 megawatts (MW) of capacity. This RFP is open to all technologies, including supply side and non-supply ...

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Nowakowski, Phoenix Cleared In West Fillmore RFP Process

No wrong doing by Phoenix City Councilman Nowakowski or the City of Phoenix was found according to a report just released on the West Fillmore Request for Proposals. According to Sal DiCiccio, the report’s findings are “another case of sloppy reporting by AZ Republic “reporter” Dustin Gardiner.” According to Diciccio, Gardiner “burns his confidential source and then writes only the ...

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