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City of Buckeye Undergoing Cost of Water Service Rate Review

City of Buckeye Undergoing Planned Cost of Water Service Rate Review, To Include Impact of Last Year’s Purchase of Private Water Company The City of Buckeye is in the midst of a planned independent cost of service study which will give city officials an update of what has been an on-going review of the city’s […]

Arizona’s minimum wage likely to jump 10 cents in 2017

cxenseparse_start A shot of modest inflation last month likely was enough to guarantee Arizona’s minimum wage will climb 10 cents to $8.15 an hour in 2017. Story Highlights The August inflation figures mean Arizona’s minimum wage should jump 10 cents to $8.15 an hour Last year the wage was unchanged because of declines in oil […]

A Neighborhood Invader From Florida To Inventory Buckeye Street Signs

A blue and white van with weird looking cameras and other contraptions is invading from Florida and it’s a good thing. Buckeye’s Public Works Director Scott Lowe said for the next several months, a Florida-based company will be inventorying all street signs in the City of Buckeye to make sure they comply with federal sign standards. […]

Buckeye Economic Development Catalyst Program Now Accepting Applications

The City of Buckeye’s Economic Development Department is now accepting applications for its Catalyst Program. The Buckeye Economic Development Catalyst program in the past few years has assisted several local businesses to rehabilitate their facilities. Buckeye Economic Development Director Len Becker said the deadline for application for the rehabilitation/expansion program is September 1. Becker explained that the […]

Buckeye Mayor and Vice Mayor Re-Elected

District 1 race going to runoff in November general election   Buckeye Mayor Jackie Meck and Vice Mayor Michelle Hess were able to secure their seats for another four years Tuesday in the primary election. Newcomer Jeanine Guy will also join the council after winning District 2. Hess represents District 3 in Buckeye. The race […]

Jackie A. Meck -Mayor of Buckeye, Arizona

Jackie Meck, Mayor of the City of Buckeye, was re-elected in 2012 to a second four-year term. A Buckeye native, Mayor Meck has served previously as town mayor from 1973 to 1975 and as a member of the town council from 1968 to 1975 and from 2002 to 2006. Mayor Meck currently serves on the […]

Michelle Hess – VICE MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 3

Vice Mayor Michelle Hess has served on the Buckeye City Council since 2012 as representative of the Council’s District 3 residents and was recently voted into the Vice Mayor position for 2016. She has studied at Estrella Mountain Community College and is a summa cum laude graduate of Grand Canyon University with a liberal arts […]

Eric Orsborn Council member District 6 for The City of Buckeye

Eric Orsborn, council member, June 2010 – January 2016 (5 years 8 months), was re-elected in 2014 to a second four-year term on the Buckeye City Council representing District 6. Councilman Orsborn has served 2 years, 2014-2015 as Vice Mayor. Currently, Councilmember Orsborn serves as the Council’s representative on the Valley Metro RPTA Board, the […]

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