Work is already underway on Meritage Homes' Los Saguaros community off Dove Mountain Boulevard on the northwest side. On Tuesday, workers from Royce Masonry were building retaining walls along the edge of one of 60 lots.
Pima County won a new state permit that could help ring in a building boom on the northwest side.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved a settlement agreement with Marana over an ongoing wastewater dispute in a 4-1 vote Tuesday.
Marana and Pima County are calling a cease-fire in the sewer-takeover conflict.
Marana voters will help end a years-long dispute between their town and their county over sewage in an all-mail election this month and next.
The on-again, off-again ballot measure to give Marana authority to own and operate a disputed sewer plant is on again.
Pima County and the town of Marana are working on a settlement to a years-long dispute over a sewer plant in north Marana.
Five years of court battles ended Tuesday when the Arizona Supreme Court denied a request from the town of Marana to review a case related to wastewater systems.
The town of Marana has scrapped plans for a special election to try to strengthen its claim over the Marana Wastewater Reclamation Facility.
For years Pima County officials have struggled with what to do about smelly sewer gas.
Marana residents will be asked to authorize the town's acquisition of the Marana Wastewater Reclamation Facility when they go to the polls for the general election in November.
The Arizona Court of Appeals decided Thursday that Marana doesn't have legal authority to own or operate the Pima County sewer plant the town seized in January.
Business owners can tell county officials what they think about a plan to change sewer connection fees at a public meeting this week.
Two months after seizing control of a county wastewater facility, the town of Marana has decided to charge users the same rate they paid when they were part of the county's regional system.
The town of Marana does not have state permits to operate the
wastewater treatment plant it took control of this week, but the
state has issued an order making the operation legal.
During a Monday midnight handoff, the town of Marana took
control of the disputed Marana wastewater treatment plant and sewer
system from Pima County.
Marana is inching closer to resolving its long-running legal
dispute with Pima County over which entity should own the
wastewater system in the town.