Pinal County Board of Supervisors: March updates

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the owners of the proposed Joslyn Crown Wedding and Event Center By Dana Trumbull | Apache Junction Gold Canyon Independent Tax Injunction Denied On March 28, County Manager Greg Stanley reported to the Pinal County Board of Supervisors (BOS) the ruling of the court denying the Goldwater Institute’s request for a preliminary injunction to temporarily …

Tempe won’t reconsider its rejection of proposed Quick Quack car wash

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Michael Pollack in this matter By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | The Republic The Tempe City Council on Thursday denied a request to reconsider its decision to quash a proposed Quick Quack Car Wash at Baseline Road and McClintock Drive. The council had revoked permits for the car wash after nearly three hours of debate in a packed council chambers Feb. …

Glendale Council approves marijuana dispensary expansions

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Arizona Organix Inc. By Darrell Jackson | Glendale Star Glendale City Council narrowly approved a change to the city zoning text amendment March 27 that allows the city’s medical marijuana dispensaries to increase their size and hours of operation. The proposed zoning text amendment was brought by Tom Galvin of the Rose Law Group, who …

Quick Quack is back, wants Tempe to reconsider rejection of car wash

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Michael Pollack in this matter By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | The Republic An attorney for Quick Quack Car Wash wants Tempe leaders to reconsider last month’s decision to quash the project. The Tempe City Council revoked permits for the car wash after nearly three hours of debate in a packed council chambers Feb. 8. More than 40 residents, mostly opposed, spoke about the …

[VIDEO] Tempe revokes Quick Quack Car Wash building permits after outcry; Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group Land Use Attorney for Michael Pollack, argues against controversial car wash

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Michael Pollack, who, along with 600+ residents in one-mile radius, opposed the car wash. By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | The Republic After nearly three hours of debate, the Tempe City Council revoked permits for a Quick Quack Car Wash planned at Baseline Road and McClintock Drive. The Council Chamber was standing-room-only Thursday as more than 40 residents spoke. Opponents were in the …

Planning commission tables amendment to marijuana zoning

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Arizona Organix Inc. By Darrell Jackson | The Glendale Star A proposed zoning text amendment to the city’s medical marijuana dispensaries that was scheduled for the Jan. 4 planning commission meeting was withdrawn by the Rose Law Group representative until the next planning commission meeting Feb. 1. “The request has been pulled, as the applicant …

Scottsdale City Council approves legal protest text amendment; ‘wise’ decision, says Thomas Galvin, land-use, regulatory and water attorney at Rose Law Group

Scottsdale Independent In response to how legal protests are addressed when filed by neighboring property owners, Scottsdale City Council adopted an ordinance amending the text approving the zoning ordinance. Approved upon consent at a Dec. 5 meeting, the zoning ordinance outlines rules and requirements for the application of a legal protest by property owners near a rezoning request, according to …

Peoria P&Z denies appeal against new BASIS school expansion; Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group land use and water attorney comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents BASIS By Philip Haldiman | YourWestValley A popular Peoria charter school is opening a new campus this month after the city rejected an appeal by an adjacent office complex complaining it would cause more traffic. The Planning and Zoning Commission denied an appeal of the new BASIS school site plan at Lake Pleasant Parkway and Yearling Road …

AG opinion: Officials must preserve public records even on private phones; privacy vs transparency, says Rose Law Group attorney Tom Galvin

Rose Law Group Reporter Public officials can’t use private phones or social media messages to get around public records laws, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich stated in an opinion Friday. On the other hand, the AG also concluded information on those private cells phones is not actually a public record, even if it pertains to public business Brnovich said public …

Diverse interests came together in 1980 to pass Arizona’s groundwater law; a matter of balancing growth with conservation, says Tom Galvin, Rose Law Group land use and water attorney

Controversy continues over safe-yield, Big Chino, environment By Cindy Barks | The Daily Courier Water — and its long and contentious history in Arizona – took center stage in Prescott this past week. About 275 people turned out at the Elks Theatre in downtown Prescott Wednesday evening, May 17, for the northern Arizona premier of “Groundwater, To Enact a Law …