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Small property tax increase OK’d in Florence

Small property tax increase OK’d in Florence

Small property tax increase OK’d in Florence by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune Florence’s tax rate will increase slightly, from $1.1182 per $100 of assessed value to $1.1345, according to an ordinance the Town Council approved Monday night. This results in an increase of […]

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‘Innovation Pavilion’ coming to Florence

‘Innovation Pavilion’ coming to Florence

‘Innovation Pavilion’ coming to Florence by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune Florence could get a boost from a new development with various parts working in synergy to encourage entrepreneurs, educate a local technical work force and attract the skilled young adults that growing companies […]

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Florence working on new transportation plan

Florence working on new transportation plan Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune A long-term strategy for building, maintaining and expanding Florence’s transportation networks will be developed in a new transportation master plan. Town officials staff recently learned the town had won a $125,000 “Planning Assistance for Rural Areas” […]

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Water board won’t rehear town’s case against Florence Copper

Water board won’t rehear town’s case against Florence Copper

Water board won’t rehear town’s case against Florence Copper by Mark Cowling | Casa Grande Dispatch The Arizona Water Quality Appeals Board on July 13 rejected a request by the town of Florence and other plaintiffs to rehear their case against Florence Copper’s state environmental permit. “Our […]

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Six lots in new Florence subdivision in flood zone

Six lots in new Florence subdivision in flood zone

Six lots in new Florence subdivision in flood zone by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune The Town Council OK’d a new 75-home subdivision in Sun City Anthem, but also approved a “lot hold agreement” with Pulte Homes not to sell or build on six […]

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Florence considering property tax increase

Florence considering property tax increase

Florence considering property tax increase Arizona Business Daily The town of Florence is considering increasing property taxes 1.43 percent, which would bring in over $14,000 for the town coffers. A public meeting was held on July 17 at the Town Hall to discuss the proposal.  Officials said […]

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Florence business tells of hardships since town’s eviction

Florence business tells of hardships since town’s eviction

Florence business tells of hardships since town’s eviction by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune The owner of the local gun store for the last several years described the hardships on his business since Florence officials evicted him from a historic N. Main Street store […]

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Florence Copper mine wells may violate zoning

Florence Copper mine wells may violate zoning

Florence Copper mine wells may violate zoning by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune Attorneys representing the town of Florence will investigate and possibly take legal action against Florence Copper for installing two new monitoring wells beyond its state land boundary. The town has refused […]

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Attorney says APS vouched for historic building’s safety

Attorney says APS vouched for historic building’s safety

Attorney says APS vouched for historic building’s safety by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune Town officials knew a historic downtown store’s electrical system was safe but ordered it closed anyway, the owner’s attorney told the town’s new board of appeals Tuesday. The town had […]

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Florence says residential population growing

Florence says residential population growing

Florence says residential population growing by Mark Cowling | Florence Tribune & Blade Reminder New U.S. Census estimates show the Florence population dipped 2.6 percent from 2015 to 2016, but the town attributes this more to a fluctuating inmate population. The residential population is a different story, […]

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