The lifestyle today has not changed much from what the early residents envisioned. Quiet surroundings, open space and privacy are valued as much now as they were then. Also unchanged is the Town's reliance on volunteers to lead a limited, yet responsive, government. The Mayor, Council, Municipal Court Judges and appointed members of the Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment and other boards and committees receive no compensation for their service.
View the video below and join us on a journey from Paradise Valley's humble origins to the "jewel in the desert" it has become.