Apache Junction appeals board to discuss code of conduct

The Apache Junction Board of Adjustment, which hears and decides appeals of decisions made by the zoning administrator in enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance, on April 8 is to hear a presentation by the city attorney and discuss conflicts of interest, open meeting law, public record law, parliamentary procedures and the city’s code of conduct. […]

Hitching Post owner appealing Apache Junction decision that storage lots can’t be used for event parking

Mehmood Mohiuddin, represented by Aaron Ludwig of Ludwig Law Offices Ltd., is appealing notices of violation that use of properties — current and former storage lots east and south of the Hitching Post Restaurant and bull-riding venue, at 2341 N. Apache Trail — are not allowed to be used for customer parking. Appellants contend that […]

Kridler, Biggs retain commission, board seats amid conflict of interest allegations

The Apache Junction City Council did not remove two volunteers from a municipal board and commission who are alleged to have conflicts of interest when dealing with a local restaurant because they may be friends with its owner. No motion was made, nor did the council vote on the matter on Jan. 15. Discussion focused […]

Code of conduct document sought for Apache Junction council, commissions

A code of conduct with sections on social media and cellphones applicable to the Apache Junction City Council, boards and commissions members is being drafted. The council on Jan. 15 voted unanimously to direct city staff members to prepare the document. “When we became a city, there was no Internet or Facebook — there was […]

Hitching Post permit for outdoor activities may be revoked, city of Apache Junction says

The possible revocation of a conditional use permit for outdoor entertainment activities at Hitching Post Restaurant, 2341 and 2345 N. Apache Trail, will be heard by the Apache Junction Planning and Zoning Commission in 2019 after hearings are held with the board of adjustment over other matters. The Apache Junction City Council last summer granted […]

Apache Junction outdoor music events appeal withdrawn

A case before the city’s Board of Adjustment has been withdrawn where applicants disagreed with and appealed the zoning administrator’s interpretation pertaining to permits required for “Temporary Uses” and/or “Private Outdoor Music Festivals/Events.” Accepting the withdrawal and dismissing the case June 11 were Apache Junction Board of Adjustment and Appeals Chairman Frank Schoenbeck, Vice Chairman […]