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Fry’s Food & Drug adds second location in Buckeye

, | February 21, 2017
The city of Buckeye welcomes Fry’s Marketplace as the anchor at the Village Grove at Verrado shopping center, located on the northwest corner of Jackrabbit Trail and Indian School Road. The new Fry’s will be approximately a 125,000 square foot store and will serve more than 250,000 residents within a 15-minute commute. The location is the latest prototype for Fry’s and will feature a fueling station, apparel, wine tasting bar,…
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Buckeye: One of AZ’s Top 10 Safest Cities

, | February 16, 2017
Buckeye is now listed as one of the top ten safest cities in Arizona, according to a report by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Overall, the city ranked as the tenth safest in the state, and took the number two spot on the list with populations of over 50,000. In order to identify the safest cities in Arizona, the council reviewed the most recent FBI Uniform Crime…
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Help shape the future of Buckeye

, | February 7, 2017
The future of Buckeye is in your hands as the city plans for growth over the next twenty years. Projections indicate the city of Buckeye’s population could increase to over 250,000; adding nearly 100,000 new homes and 78,000 new jobs by 2040. Although 2040 seems a long way off, it will be here before you know it. That’s why the city is updating its General Plan now, and needs your…
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Registration is Open for Buckeye Youth Sports

, | February 6, 2017
  Spring is in the air. The weather is great and it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the outdoors by participating in one of the city of Buckeye’s Spring Youth Sports Leagues. Registration is now open for: Recreational (co-ed) soccer for youth ages 4 through 12 This program emphasizes FUN and de-emphasizes winning at all costs. Every child is guaranteed playing time and the game is taught…
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Arizona Supreme Court at Youngker High School Jan. 24

, | January 18, 2017
The Arizona Supreme Court will be holding oral arguments in two separate cases at Youngker High School in Buckeye on Tuesday, January 24.  This is a rare opportunity witness the judicial branch of government at work and watch attorneys present real cases to the state’s highest court. The justices have identified two cases to be presented and attorneys representing each side will be given 20 minutes to present their arguments.…
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Updated Information on Water Hotline Cases

, | December 8, 2016
The City of Buckeye is committed to providing reliable and affordable water for its residents now and for the future.  We are dedicated to ensuring that our water is of the highest quality. We also strive every day to provide excellent customer service to all of our residents. We understand that some of our customers have experienced gaps in this area and the city implemented a “Water Hotline” on October…
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Buckeye City Council Approves Lower Water Rates

, | November 30, 2016
On Monday, Nov. 28, the Buckeye City Council unanimously approved restructuring  water rates – effectively keeping bills the same or lowering them for some customers. The Council also cancelled a proposed 10% rate increase that had been slated to take effect in January 2017. At direction of the Council, the current water rate structure, tier pricing, and a previously approved increase had been under review for the past six months…
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Tony Youngker Takes District 1 Seat on Buckeye City Council

, | November 29, 2016
Tony Youngker was elected to represent District 1 on the Buckeye City Council in the recent, November General Election. Youngker, who owns the local restaurant Café 2535 in Downtown Buckeye, will take the seat that was previously filled by outgoing council member, Brian McAchran. Youngker will represent District 1 which is outlined in the District Map. His term will run through 2020. A Buckeye native, Youngker attended Buckeye Union High School…
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Fitch Ratings Upgrades Buckeye’s Financial Status to AA

, | November 28, 2016
Fitch Group, a respected municipal financial rating firm, has upgraded the City of Buckeye’s current financial rating to AA from AA-, labeling its current outlook as “stable”. Fitch’s issuance cited a growing economic outlook that’s tied to the greater Phoenix area along with strong development potential and a moderate long-term liability burden. The rating “validates the city’s strong financial outlook,” said Buckeye Finance Director Larry Price. “City officials proved nimble…
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Buckeye Residents: Bring a Little Free Library to Your Neighborhood

, | November 8, 2016
How would you like to have a library right in your own neighborhood? With a new program currently being offered in Buckeye, now you can! As part of a state and national campaign to promote literacy and community, Buckeye has been granted six Little Free Libraries to be placed within the community. Currently, four Little Free Libraries are still available to be placed in Buckeye neighborhoods. The libraries will come…
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