Phoenix billboard committee suspends its work

Planning Dept. must draft new ordinance by Michael Clancy – Aug. 12, 2011 12:00 AM The Arizona Republic A committee established to recommend updates to Phoenix’s outdated billboard ordinance has disbanded, skipping its last scheduled meeting after the group took a pro-billboard stance in previous meetings. Committee Chairman Jim Mapstead said the panel had covered […]

The Arizona Republic Endorses Bill Gates for District 3

Today the Arizona Republic endorsed Councilman Bill Gates for his re-election to the City Council. When a challenger begins a conversation by saying he agrees with the incumbent on every issue, the race is over. Bill Gates has earned re-election in north-central Phoenix. He’s led the council’s conversation on efficiency, helping to find $25 million […]