Scottsdale appears poised to pursue creation of LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance

Scottsdale City Council is moving forward with creating a draft ordinance to be presented to the general public in an effort to create [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale City Council OKs $550K increase to Cultural Council funding

Scottsdale City Council is giving the Scottsdale Cultural Council an additional $450,000 this fiscal year for facility upgrades and up to [...] Continue Reading →

Smith: Scottsdale Councilman Guy Phillips’ accusations are untruthful

Councilman Phillips has described himself as the “watchdog” for the spending of taxpayer money. In that self-appointed role, he was quoted [...] Continue Reading →

The Independent examines Scottsdale bond package: Question 6

Scottsdale voters will take to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 3 to decide the fate of a $95.9 million bond the majority of Scottsdale City Council says [...] Continue Reading →

The Independent examines Scottsdale bond package: Question 5

Scottsdale City Council is asking voters next month to approve a $95.9 million bond the majority of the governing body says will pay for failing [...] Continue Reading →

Phillips launches Scottsdale City Council re-election campaign

Scottsdale City Councilman Guy Phillips is announcing his bid for re-election. Throughout Councilman Phillips’ term on the Scottsdale City [...] Continue Reading →

Phillips: 2015 Scottsdale bond program is ‘lipstick on a piglet’

To paraphrase an old saying, if at first you don’t succeed, try a different angle. This is what your Scottsdale City Council is doing to you, the [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale councilmen square off at first of three bond debates

Scottsdale City Council members David Smith and Guy Phillips participated in the first of three public forums Wednesday, Sept. 30, addressing the [...] Continue Reading →

The Independent examines Scottsdale bond package: Question 3

Voters will be asked Tuesday, Nov. 3 to approve a $95.9 million bond proposal the majority of Scottsdale City Council say is necessary to tend to [...] Continue Reading →

The Independent examines Scottsdale bond package: Question 2

Scottsdale voters will be asked this fall to approve a $95.9 million bond proposal the majority of Scottsdale City Council say is necessary to [...] Continue Reading →