Friday, January 16, 2015

Bits and Pieces

Oro Valley Home Sales Market Continues At Tepid Pace

"In the Oro Valley area, December 2014 active inventory was 316, an 11% increase from December 2013. There were 64 closings in December 2014, a 33% increase from December 2013. Year-to-date 2014 there were 693 closings, virtually unchanged from year-to-date 2013. Months of Inventory was 4.9, down from 5.9 in December 2013.

Median price of sold homes was $250,500 for the month of December 2014, down 9% from December 2013. The Oro Valley area had 53 new properties under contract in December 2014, up 8% from December 2013. "(Source: Long Realty)

Theresa White On Way To Pokey
Murder For Hire Investigation Ends In Jail Sentence

Theresa White will have seven years to make new friends and learn new skills  in Florence after pleading guilty to the crime of "murder for hire." (Source: Oro Valley Police Department)

Vella Appointed To Planning Manager/Zoning Administrator

The Town Of Oro Valley has promoted town planner Bayer Vella to the post of  Zoning Administrator. "'Bayer Vella is approaching 16 years of service with the Town of Oro Valley,' said Town Manager Greg Caton, 'and I am exceptionally pleased that he has accepted an expanded role within our organization.'

In his sixteen years, Bayer Vella has served as a senior planner, principal planner and most recently as the Town's conservation and sustainability administrator. Vella holds a Master of Science degree in urban and regional planning and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics." (Source: Oro Valley Press Release)

Oro Valley To Build Aquatic Center Parking Lot

" On Thursday, January 29, 5-7 p.m., the Town of Oro Valley will hold an open house on the soon-to-be-constructed Aquatic Center parking lot. The meeting, which will take place in Town Hall Council Chambers at 11000 N. La CaƱada Drive, will provide residents with an opportunity to view the plans and learn about project details and timeline.

The approximately one-acre parking lot will be constructed just east of the Aquatic Center at James D. Kriegh Park, 23 W. Calle Concordia. Construction is expected to begin in February." (Source: Oro Valley Press Release)

1 comment:

Richard Furash, MBA said...

In re Ms. White (fellon): Another sign that OV is going to the dogs. OV mug shots are beginning to look like Tucson mug shots. We are being sucked into the tar pit!