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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Board Of Supervisors Accepts Paul Petersen's Resignation

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors formally accepted the resignation of County Assessor Paul Petersen on Wednesday.

Petersen’s resignation from office comes almost three months to the day after his arrest on numerous criminal charges in connection wi...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Boards Sustains Suspension of Assessor Paul Petersen

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted to sustain the 120-day suspension of Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen and recommended the County Attorney pursue removal of the Assessor for willful misconduct in office.

This vote comes after the Board ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Partnership Addresses Doctor/Nurse Shortage

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Maricopa County and Creighton University are working together to address a major challenge to the region’s prosperity and well-being: the growing shortage of doctors and nurses.

The Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority (IDA), backed by the Boar...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Board Appoints Acting Administrator of Assessor’s Office

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has appointed an acting administrator to oversee the Assessor’s Office.  Bill Wiley is an experienced leader with deep knowledge of Maricopa County.  He most recently served as Chief Eng...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Board of Supervisors Suspends Assessor Paul Petersen

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The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place Assessor Paul Petersen on unpaid suspension for a period of 120 days pursuant to ARS 11-664.  According to the motion approved by the Board, "Mr. Petersen's failure to meaningfully oversee ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Allister Adel Appointed Maricopa County Attorney

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For the first time in Maricopa County history, a woman will serve as the county’s chief prosecutor.  Allister Adel was sworn into office this morning after a unanimous vote of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, appointing her as ...

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