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Learn Anthem’s 2020 Budget Plans
By October 15, 2019 Read More →

Learn Anthem’s 2020 Budget Plans

By In&Out Magazine Staff Writers — Anthem Community Council will hold a public meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15 to discuss budget plans for next year. Residents are welcome to attend. An information packet outlining the proposed budget has been posted to council’s website. “Any feedback received from the Oct. 15 meeting will be considered to finalize the budget […]

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Anthem Community Council: Monthly Meeting Agenda
By October 14, 2019 Read More →

Anthem Community Council: Monthly Meeting Agenda

Anthem Community Council Board of Directors, the primary governing body for the master-planned community, meets monthly. Council invites residents to attend its meetings. The next meeting is at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Among the agenda items: Likely vote on the 2020 ACC budget, based on preliminary presentation and comment at an Oct. 15 meeting, open […]

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EPCOR Water Rates Will Rise 36% in Anthem

EPCOR Water Rates Will Rise 36% in Anthem

Anthem’s east-side residents will see water rates rise 36 percent, on average, starting April 1, based on the Arizona Corporation Commission’s March 28 approval of new interim rates. The rates will be in effect until a permanent rate case is decided, likely a year or more from now. Each customer’s actual rate will be based […]

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Anthem Election Results 2019

Anthem Election Results 2019

The results are in from Anthem’s elections for members of the HOA boards and the broader Anthem Community Council (ACC).  Parkside HOA Newcomer Brad Sundquist and incumbent Tim Fyke beat out four other candidates and will serve two-year terms on the five-member Anthem Parkside Community Association (APCA) Board of Directors. Unopposed candidate Darrin Francom will […]

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EPCOR Interim Water Rates May Be Decided March 28

EPCOR Interim Water Rates May Be Decided March 28

The latest round of an ongoing saga over new water rates for EPCOR customers could wrap up Thursday, March 28, when the Arizona Corporation Commission will discuss and may vote on new interim rates. The interim rates were proposed after the commission failed earlier this year to approve a plan for permanent rate increases. Belinda […]

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Landscaper Promises Fix to Anthem’s Weed Problem

Landscaper Promises Fix to Anthem’s Weed Problem

After complaints from residents about a growing weed problem in Anthem’s parks and other common areas, officials from BrightView, the community’s landscape company, addressed the issue at the Feb. 27 Anthem Community Council meeting. “We understand that we’ve lost some confidence of the people in this room,” said  Joshua Dake, a senior vice president and […]

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Will Anthem Get a Second Hotel?
By February 21, 2019 Read More →

Will Anthem Get a Second Hotel?

By Karen Goveia — A property owner aims to build a Holiday Inn Express on a vacant Anthem plot that doesn’t allow a hotel. Representatives for the property owner, Tim Rutjes, are seeking a height waiver from the City of Phoenix to allow a 40-foot tall, three-story structure on 3 acres near 41st Drive and […]

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Don’t Complain. Run!
By January 24, 2019 Read More →

Don’t Complain. Run!

Anthem Community Council has two open three-year seats on its board, one each representing Anthem Country Club Community Association (ACCCA) and Anthem Parkside Community Association (APCA). Those two HOAs also each have two open seats on their HOA boards. The Village HOA has five open seats. Deadline to file candidacy is Monday, Jan. 28. Info: […]

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New Homes Proposed Near Anthem Post Office
By January 23, 2019 Read More →

New Homes Proposed Near Anthem Post Office

By Robert Roy Britt — A new development of 170 homes is in the planning stages on a parcel of private land near the current Circle Mountain development on the west side of Anthem. The empty plot, northwest of the Post Office, straddles New River. Some Anthem residents are already voicing opposition. The developer, El […]

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EPCOR Water Rate Case Could Be Decided Jan. 25
By January 23, 2019 Read More →

EPCOR Water Rate Case Could Be Decided Jan. 25

By Robert Roy Britt — A long-running set of proposals for when and how much to change rates for EPCOR customers across 11 districts in Arizona, including the east side of Anthem, will likely be decided at the next meeting of the Arizona Corporation Commission, Friday, Jan. 25. The decision will determine if Anthem’s rates […]

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Anthem Approves Dog Park Project & Costs
By January 22, 2019 Read More →

Anthem Approves Dog Park Project & Costs

UPDATE Jan. 24, 2019: Anthem Community Council voted unanimously last night to approve the $1.87 million project, which if all goes well will be completed by the end of this year. You can check out all the details of the costs in the ACC board’s agenda. Our recent story about the project, below, remains as initially […]

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By December 7, 2018 Read More →

Skateboarder Hit by Car in Anthem

A skateboarder was struck by a car at the intersection of Anthem Way and Gavilan Peak Parkway today. “A 15-year-old juvenile on a skateboard was hit by a vehicle driven by an adult male turning left onto Anthem Way,” said Sgt. Bryant Vanegas of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. “The juvenile was transported to a […]

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