July 4, 2022

Grand Opening of the Vistoso Trails Nature Preserve on July 15, 2022

Source: https://www.preservevistoso.org/news-1/grand-opening—vistoso-trails-nature-preserve Join to celebrate the official transfer of the Vistoso Trails Nature Preserve from Mike Ford and The Conservation Fund (TCF), to the Town of Oro Valley. Mayor Winfield will mark the transition with a ribbon cutting on Friday at 8:30 a.m. Directions to the ceremony will be posted near the parking lot by the former club house on …

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June 18, 2022

Support Winfield for second term – Letter to the Editor (Arizona Daily Star)

Source: https://tucson.com/opinion/letters/local-issues/letter-support-oro-valley-mayor-joe-winfield-for-second-term/article_fdcd05d8-eb4f-11ec-b2f8-3f637a1f0d44.html Dear Arizona Daily Star Editor, Mayor Joe Winfield shares ads with three bipartisan council members because these candidates refuse real estate developers’ money. Instead, they listen to their constituents and follow Oro Valley’s guidelines for responsible, environmentally sound development. Mayor Winfield has improved our park system, our town’s credit rating, and saved us millions of dollars without adding …

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June 18, 2022

Barrett seeking second term on OV Town Council

Source: https://www.tucsonlocalmedia.com/explorewellness/article_0694f47e-e6b3-11ec-b960-db2b7ab77c96.html By Nicole Feltman, Tucson Local Media Jun 8, 2022 First elected four years ago, Vice Mayor Melanie Barrett is seeking reelection to the Oro Valley Town Council. She said she chose to run for the Town Council in 2018 because “serving the people of my town is a way that I can make a positive difference in the …

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June 18, 2022

Full Details on Oro Valley’s new #1 Safest City in Arizona ranking

Source: https://www.elitepersonalfinance.com/safest-places-arizona/ ElitePersonalFinance extracted the latest data from the FBI crime statistics in the United States. We took violent crime as the main criteria. To get our score, we used this formula: Crime Score = ( Total Number of Violent Crimes / Population ) * 1,000 This way, safer cities got the lowest score, and those more vulnerable to crimes …

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June 2, 2022

Arizona Daily Star: Oro Valley breaks ground on Naranja Park Expansion Project

Source: Arizona Daily Star: https://tucson.com/news/local/photos-oro-valley-breaks-ground-on-naranja-park-expansion-project/collection_3310934c-e13f-11ec-91bd-df8bdd88608c.html The Town of Oro Valley broke ground on the Naranja Park Expansion Project on May 31, 2022. The Naranja Park Expansion Project is a multi-million-dollar investment that includes four new multi-sport field, six pickleball courts, two basketball courts, a splash pad, a pump track (looped bike path) and skate park. The project is expected to …

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May 17, 2022

Oro Valley invites community to Naranja Park groundbreaking ceremony

Source: Oro Valley News releasehttps://www.orovalleyaz.gov/Government/News/Oro-Valley-invites-community-to-Naranja-Park-groundbreaking-ceremony Published on May 17, 2022 ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (May 17, 2022) – The Town of Oro Valley is ready to break ground on the Naranja Park Expansion Project, a multi-million-dollar investment that will bring new amenities to this already established park. Community members of all ages are invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony, which will …

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April 23, 2022

Oro Valley Ranked #1 Safest Place to Live in Arizona

A new survey and report from Elite Personal Finance ranked 30 cities and towns in Arizona, an Oro Valley is ranked at the top! KGUN9.com: New survey shows Marana and Oro Valley among safest places to live in Arizona We value living in safe community and have consistently put public safety as a top priority, including: Selected two-time (2021, 2022) award-winning …

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April 23, 2022

Record-breaking Citizen Support as Winfield, Barrett, Jones-Ivey and Nicolson Qualify for Oro Valley Ballot

Thank you to all the hundreds of Oro Valley citizens that supported your Oro Valley Mayor and Councilmembers to qualify as candidates for the upcoming election on August 2, 2022! Mayor Winfield and Vice Mayor Barrett set all-time records for the most signatures collected for Oro Valley mayor and council positions. Combined, Oro Valley citizens wrote more than 3,600 signatures …

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April 6, 2022

KGUN9: Oro Valley leaders aim to keep trails litter free with Adopt-a-Trail program

Mayor Winfield and Councilmembers Barrett, Nicolson and Jones-Ivey introduced the Keep Oro Valley Beautiful Initiative, which seeks to bring more people together to keep the area litter-free. Mayor Joe Winfield said it’s important to keep the area clean not only for hikers but for the environment. “It’s kind of a constant process so the Keep Oro Valley Beautiful is just …

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April 1, 2022

Drive to turn old golf course into nature preserve ends in victory

Source: Arizona Daily Star: https://tucson.com/news/local/drive-to-turn-old-golf-course-into-nature-preserve-ends-in-victory/article_23af9dd4-513a-11ec-aab7-1729aadc0df9.html Henry Brean Dec 25, 2021 Updated Apr 1, 2022 A neighborhood nonprofit group in Oro Valley has raised the $1.8 million it needs to turn the abandoned Golf Club at Vistoso into a nature preserve. It took Preserve Vistoso just five weeks to reach its fundraising goal, thanks to contributions from more than 400 donors. The money …

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