El Mirage Mayor Lana Mook bemoans that residents in her community are lodging fact-starved concerns and complaints with the city.
She gets city employees to address these oft-complained about topics with PowerPoint presentations and handouts at a public meeting, but she doesn't both ... More >>
El Mirage Councilman Jim McPhetres wants to hang out at the city-owned El Mirage Senior Center once a month, invite residents to stop by and chat about city issues.
But, city officials are not making it easy -- even though it is pretty standard for elected officials to set up tables, typically in p ... More >>
El Mirage's appointed and elected city officials are not releasing accident data for an intersection with a speed camera -- until after the election.
That, despite repeated requests by El Mirage City Councilman Jim McPhetres for those statistics.
Mayor Lana Mook As communities across Arizona -- across the country -- are desperately trying to attract new businesses and corporations to boost local economies, El Mirage is creating a headache for the city's only gas station.We recently wrote about El Mirage city officials yanking their busine ... More >>
El Mirage city officials, cops and firefighters filled up their gas tanks at the city's only gas station for more than a year and a half without any qualms about the fuel prices.That's back when Joe David, the shop owner, was a political ally.But now that David started opposing a proposed propert ... More >>
When El Mirage's current elected officials campaigned for office, they promised residents change and transparency -- a politically popular word these days.In some ways, El Mirage Mayor Lana Mook and her cohorts on the City Council have delivered -- they increased the water and sewer rates by about 1 ... More >>
When El Mirage's current slate of elected officials campaigned for office, they promised residents change and transparency -- a politically popular word these days. In some ways, El Mirage Mayor Lana Mook and her cohorts on the City Council have delivered -- they increased the water and sewer rat ... More >>
El Mirage Manager Spencer Isom City Manager Spencer Isom isn't answering questions about why El Mirage kicked its artist-in-residence out of a city gallery last week. Isom was polite enough to return New Times phone call last Monday, when we first wrote about artist Thomas Schultz gett ... More >>