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Supervisors strip development plan from SW-side project

Supervisors strip development plan from SW-side project

Vote begins the the process of stripping the land of its plat.

August 18, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
County near closing on Painted Hills purchase

County near closing on Painted Hills purchase

Approval of $7.5 million deal would culminate a pursuit that began in 1997.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pima County to buy soccer site, Painted Hills

Pima County will buy 167 acres of property for soccer fields; money won't come from road funds.

July 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pima County plans to buy, preserve Painted Hills desert area

Pima County plans to buy, preserve Painted Hills desert area

Pima County is on the verge of acquiring a scenic 286-acre parcel in the west-side Painted Hills area that county officials have coveted for years.

June 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Pension fund that owns Painted Hills under scrutiny

A Dallas pension fund that owns the scenic Painted Hills property in Tucson is trying to avoid an independent audit of its books.

January 30, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…

Plan that could alter downtown transit center moves ahead

Members of the Tucson Bus Riders Union accused the City Council of betrayal after it voted to move forward with a plan that could transform the Ronstadt Transit Center downtown into a mixed-use transit hub.

September 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

City plan keeps major bus hub downtown

Supporters of the Ronstadt Transit Center can breathe a bit easier.

February 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Transit center may be swapped

Transit center may be swapped

Activist Brian Flagg uses a bullhorn during a protest on Monday against a potential land swap involving the Ronstadt Transit Center in downtown Tucson. About 70 people took part in the protest at the transit center.

October 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Transit center may be swapped

Transit center may be swapped

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October 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ronstadt Transit Center may be swapped for Painted Hills parcel

Ronstadt Transit Center may be swapped for Painted Hills parcel

City officials are discussing swapping the Ronstadt Transit Center and up to two other downtown properties to the owners of a scenic 284-parcel in the Painted Hills area to block development there.

October 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Water-service request to city gets county OK

County supervisors will ask the city to change Tucson Water's service policy to allow stalled building projects to move forward.

September 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Pima presses city on water service policy

A number of housing projects in unincorporated Pima County are being "held hostage" because of a city dispute over providing water to a controversial Painted Hill development, County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says.

September 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson considers Painted Hills land swap

A possible land swap is in the works that could result in preservation of 284 acres of prime Tucson Mountain foothills desert and creation of a big new development project downtown.

March 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

House revives bill requiring Tucson to give water to planned development

A bill requiring Tucson to deliver water to the proposed Painted Hills development in the Tucson Mountains got a last-minute reprieve in the state House Wednesday.

March 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Painted Hills could get city water after all

Painted Hills could get city water after all

A bill moving through the state House would force the city of Tucson to extend water service to the proposed, long-contested Painted Hills development in the Tucson Mountains.

February 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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