The City of Tucson | Ward 5 - Council Member Richard Fimbres News http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/feeds?feed=ward5 The City of Tucson en PUBLIC COMMENTS SOUGHT ON SUN LINK PRE-REVENUE SERVICE IMPLEMENTATION FARE AND SERVICE EQUITY ANALYSIS UPDATE http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/ward5/news/public-comments-sought-sun-link-pre-revenue-service-implementation-fare-and-service-equit <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><br /> TUCSON, Ariz. &ndash; The City of Tucson is hosting open house events to obtain public comment on the Sun Link Pre-Revenue Service Implementation Fare and Equity Analysis Update.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:11:48 -0700 CPLC Dinner June 5 http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/ward5/news/cplc-dinner-june-5 <p>CPLC 34th Annual Southern Arizona Dinner (June 5)</p> <p>6:00 PM - 9:00 PM</p> <p>Desert Diamond Entertainment Center</p> <p>1100 W. Pima Mine Road, Sahuarita, AZ 85629</p> <p>Please contact:&nbsp; EventsTucson@CPLC.org</p> <p><br /> http://cplc.org/events/eventdetails.aspx?id=25</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:34:05 -0700 Veterans can learn about on-the-job opportunities at free April 22 career workshop http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/ward5/news/veterans-can-learn-about-job-opportunities-free-april-22-career-workshop <p><br /> Veterans will explore career and job opportunities, search strategies and tools at a free workshop on Tuesday, April 8, at the Kino Veterans&rsquo; Workforce Center, 2801 E. Ajo Way.<br /> The workshop begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:30 a.m.<br /> Mary Palma, with Pima County Community Services, Employment and Training, will talk about on-the-job opportunities.<br /> To sign up or obtain more information, please call (520) 740-4646 or (520) 243-6700. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:09:20 -0700 Pima County looks to expand employer opportunities for internships this summer http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/ward5/news/pima-county-looks-expand-employer-opportunities-internships-summer <p>Will your future workforce be skilled and ready when you lose your current employees to retirement?</p> <p><br /> What are you doing to make sure your future employees are getting the experience and training they need to keep your company competitive and successful?</p> <p><br /> For decades, Pima County has placed approximately 1,500 youth ranging in age from 14 to 21 in summer employment for 5-7 weeks depending on the availability of the students and the employers&rsquo; needs. The young people are paid minimum wage.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:06:02 -0700 Easter Egg Hunt at Boys and Girls Club http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/ward5/news/easter-egg-hunt-boys-and-girls-club <p>The Holmes Tuttle Boys and Girls Club, 2585 East 36th St, will hold an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, 10 am.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:00:49 -0700 http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/ward5/news/good-friday-procession-and-easter-sunday-sunrise-service-will-restrict-mountain-access-ap <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>This weekend &ldquo;A&rdquo; Mountain will host The Good Friday Procession (La<br /> Procession de Viernes Santo) and Easter Sunday Sunrise Services (La Misa<br /> al Amaneser) which will restrict user access to Sentinel Peak Park.</p> <p>In order to accommodate these events, Sentinel Peak Road will close at<br /> 3 p.m. on Friday, April 18, and will reopen for normal hours on<br /> Saturday, April 19 at 8 a.m., for pedestrians and bicyclists, and at 9<br /> a.m. for vehicles.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:56:27 -0700 REID PARK ZOO RECEIVES ASSOCIATION OF ZOOS & AQUARIUM ACCREDITATION AZA PRESIDENT & CEO JIM MADDY TO VISIT REID PARK ZOO http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/ward5/news/reid-park-zoo-receives-association-zoos-aquarium-accreditation-aza-president-ceo-jim-madd <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Reid Park Zoo is proud to announce that it was recently granted<br /> accreditation by the Association of Zoos &amp; Aquariums (AZA). Reid Park<br /> Zoo underwent a thorough review and inspection in January, demonstrating<br /> the Zoo meets or exceeds professional standards for excellence in animal<br /> care, veterinary programs, conservation, education, and safety. In late<br /> March, Reid Park Zoo officials traveled to Memphis, Tennessee for a<br /> hearing by AZA&rsquo;s independent Accreditation Commission.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:04:06 -0700 CITY OF TUCSON FLEET AMONG TOP 100 BEST FLEETS IN THE NATION http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/ward5/news/city-tucson-fleet-among-top-100-best-fleets-nation <p>The City of Tucson&rsquo;s Fleet Services Division ranked 15th on the 2014<br /> list of Top 100 Best Fleets in North America by the 100 Best Fleets<br /> Program. The award program recognizes and rewards peak performing public<br /> sector fleet operations in North America. The Fleet Services Division<br /> operates the City&rsquo;s motor pool by providing maintenance and repair to<br /> police cruisers, garbage trucks, and other vehicles.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:18:56 -0700 FC Tucson Soccer Camps for Kids! http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/ward5/news/fc-tucson-soccer-camps-kids <p>Parents and coaches:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Do you have a youth soccer player that wants to improve their game? Give them the chance to work with current and former FC Tucson players and coaches!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>FC Tucson summer camp registration is now available! To learn more about our camps, click here to view our camp brochure. Want to get right to registering? Click here to register online!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:48:54 -0700 License and TPT Workshops Presented By City of Tucson http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/ward5/news/license-and-tpt-workshops-presented-city-tucson <p>CITY OF TUCSON WORKSHOPS<br /> LICENSE AND TRANSACTION PRIVILEGE TAX REPORTING</p> <p>Learn your rights and responsibilities for Transaction Privilege (Sales) Taxation by attending a Tax and License Workshop sponsored by the City of Tucson Finance Department.&nbsp;</p> <p>Questions will be answered and written materials will be available.&nbsp; Samples of sales tax records, worksheets, and monthly returns will be explained.&nbsp; Example returns can be completed.&nbsp; It is recommended that you bring a calculator and a pencil.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:46:35 -0700