Visions of picnics, park benches and horseshoe pits had the Star Valley Town Council bubbling with excitement Tuesday as it approved spending $40,000 to build its first public park.
Government meetings are not that exciting most of the time — at least not in a good way. Things might heat up if controversial hits the agenda, but that isn’t the “good” kind of excitement.
Firefighters brave the smoky darkness
Smoke filled the old home quickly, pouring out from cracked window seals, rusty air conditioner units and a hole in the roof where a downed tree lay.
PHS club hopes to color runners crazy
Star Valley’s town council will sponsor the April 26 5K fund-raiser planned by the Payson High School Adventure Club.
A mid-year checkup shows Star Valley’s finances are in good health. The town has almost $3 million in cash and savings halfway through the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Three days after burning down to embers in a stove, ashes remained hot enough to start a brush fire in Star Valley on Saturday.
The five acres Star Valley bought this past fall is set for some improvements.
Rates low, improvements mount – reserve still huge
Star Valley’s town council had good news from Water Department Superintendent Robert Rippy Tuesday night.
$2.6 million in reserve, workers get bonus
Conservative money management has Star Valley sitting pretty as 2013 closes. The council directed staff to maintain a $2.6 million reserve by the end of the 2013-2014 budget year. Halfway through, the town has a reserve of $3 million.
The Star Valley Town Council last week pledged to help fund the local delivery of meals to seniors for at least the next three years.
When the Senior Center expanded the Meals on Wheels program to Star Valley in 2010, director Joanne Conlin estimated they could easily serve two-dozen residents. Last year, the center delivered a daily meal to 25 Star Valley residents who are either homebound or otherwise unable to cook.
House not worth the scrap, but prime parcel has potential
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The Gila County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to elect Star Valley Attorney and Town Manager Tim Grier to replace resigning board member Scott Flake on the board of the Industrial Development Authority (IDA).
The Star Valley Town Council this week wrestled with its wish list, with $510,683.16 on hand to make its dreams come true.
Star Valley’s Town Council continues to be conservative and cautious with public money.