It’s budget season. The goal: stay in the black, maintain services, and try to make a few improvements to enhance citizens’ quality of life.
The Star Valley Town Council tonight at 6 p.m. will make a final decision on how or whether to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal grant money on new wells and road improvements.
Building a town is not for the weak: Ask the town council and the five town workers in Star Valley.
Well projects could provide 100-year supply of water
The Star Valley Town Council seems set to focus its next round of grant money on securing more water.
The Town of Star Valley is getting ready to seek another round of funds through the federally funded Community Development Block Grant program.
Star Valley’s water system continues to improve. Most recently the town council was told a test hole for a new well at the community park shows it has the potential for producing 40 gallons per minute.
Project will provide backup for town’s primary water source
The Town of Star Valley won an award of $26,329 from the Gila County Board of Supervisors this week.
The Payson Rodeo Committee hosted one of its most successful Chili Cook-Offs Sept. 13 in Star Valley.
John Landino with the Payson Rodeo Committee said the Sept. 13 Rodeo Committee Scholarship Chili Cook-Off was a big success thanks to all of the help in putting it on.
The Star Valley Town Council loosened its purse strings Tuesday. It approved $237,720 for road improvements, as the weather allows. Additionally, the council learned the previously approved Sprague Crossing project will cost $16,000 — slightly more than anticipated.
The de-annexation of 760 acres from Star Valley crossed another hurdle this week.
The Star Valley Town Council is making a bid for some of Gila County’s economic development money.
Payson council candidates headed for runoff
Payson council candidates Chris Higgins and Bob Lockhart appear headed for a runoff election in November, according to the a count of 2,800 mail-in ballots released Friday afternoon by the Gila County election department.
Incumbent Ronnie McDaniel has no challengers for his job as Star Valley mayor, but his council cohorts aren’t as lucky.
Street improvements came out on top of Star Valley’s priority list for the coming budget year, which the council adopted on July 15.