Arizona ruling sides with developer in San Pedro River water use dispute; Legislature must solve the issues, says Rose Law Group land-use, regulatory and water attorney, Thomas Galvin

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star The Arizona Supreme Court has given the go-ahead to new development in and around Sierra Vista even if it could dry up the San Pedro River — and even if it turns out that the homebuyers later end up with nothing but sand coming out of their faucets. In …

Gilbert approves 100-year water lease with San Carlos Apache Tribe; ‘leadership, determination got deal done,’ says Thomas F. Galvin, land-use, regulatory and water attorney at Rose Law Group

By Lily Altavena | Arizona Republic Gilbert, the nation’s largest town, approved a $31.2 million water lease with the San Carlos Apache Tribe that should allow for continued growth. The lease will give Gilbert access to nearly 6,000 acre feet of water annually, which is the equivalent to enough water for 12,000 to 15,000 households for one year. The deal was vital to the town’s …

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 …