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Suzanne Klapp Scottsdale Mayor

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Scottsdale budget deadline looms large.

The Scottsdale City Council is running out of time to address the severe economic impact we are witnessing now in our city revenues. Each day we do not recognize and act on the dramatic drop in sales tax revenues, the budget hole for the city’s next fiscal year just gets deeper. I am increasingly uncomfortable […]

Parking Available?

From AZCentral An Old Town without art? Gallery owners say parking and development threaten arts district Lorraine Longhi, Arizona Republic Bob Pejman looks across the street from his Old Town Scottsdale art gallery at the businesses that have sprung up in recent years. A real estate office. An escape room. A massage parlor. All have […]

Polynesian Dairy Queen in Scottsdale

From AZCentral Longstanding Polynesian Dairy Queen in Scottsdale dismantled, to be reused in new restaurant Lorraine Longhi, Arizona Republic Jennifer Hibbard bought her first home in south Scottsdale near 68th and Oak streets in 2001. On Friday, she shed tears as crews dismantled the site of the old Polynesian Dairy Queen, a longtime staple of […]

Klapp Says, “No” to Food Tax

From the Scottsdale Independent. Smith, Klapp: we shouldn’t impose food tax ‘just because we can’ By Suzanne Klapp and David Smith We stand together as council members committed to finding a way to eliminate the 1.65 percent tax on food bought for home consumption in the city of Scottsdale. This tax on food affects one […]

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