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NewsNet 01-28-15

Tucson scores high in latest economic survey

Metal theft declines in Tucson

Zoo elephant to guess super bowl winner

Website: Four ways streetcars make cities better

Parks and Recreation offers discounts to low-income residents

Congratulations to Assistant Chief Laura Baker

From the Arizona Daily Star:

On Monday, Baker received her assistant chief badge from the Tucson Fire Department. She’s now attained the highest rank that a woman has held in the history of the Tucson Fire Department.

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“I’m very humbled by being the first woman assistant chief for Tucson fire,” Baker said. “I have a tendency to downplay the gender side because it shouldn’t matter. But the reality is that the significance of me being a woman in a leadership role is very important.”

Southbound Alvernon Way/Contractor's Way Closure

On Friday, January 30, 2015, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will be removing graffiti from an overhead directional sign on southbound Alvernon Way at Contractor’s Way. This work will require the closure of southbound Alvernon Way where it meets Contractor’s Way. The work hours and closure with be from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m., for one day only.

NewsNet 01-27-15

Tucson Fire Department names first female assistant chief

How to use new smart meters (video)

New lemurs debut at Reid Park Zoo

Learn about bicycle safety

Reduce clutter and go paperless with City e-billing

NewsNet 01-26-15

Demand Increasing for Gem Show Space

StreetCar Marks Six Month Anniversary

Tucson Moves Up on List of Top Worldwide Economies

Traffic Improvements Downtown Lead to Temporary Closure of Intersection

Enjoy Food Trucks Tomorrow Downtown

Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue Intersection Closure

On Monday, January 26, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will remove the sewer bypass pumps and bypass lines from the Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue intersection. This work will require the closure of the Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue intersection from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for one night only. 

SIXTH AVENUE AND TOOLE AVENUE INTERSECTION CLOSURE

 

On Monday, January 26, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will remove the sewer bypass pumps and bypass lines from the Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue intersection. This work will require the closure of the Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue intersection from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for one night only. 

OIP Honored

Congratulations to Nicole Ewing-Gavin and the staff at OIP for the following:

The City of Tucson recently won the 2014 State Planning Award for Plan
Tucson, the City’s General and Sustainability Plan. Plan Tucson was
approved by more than 65 percent of voters in the November 2013
election.

The award application required addressing seven criteria, including
originality/innovation, transferability, quality, comprehensiveness,
public outreach, role of planners, and effectiveness/results.

CITY OF TUCSON WORKSHOPS LICENSE AND TRANSACTION PRIVILEGE TAX REPORTING

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.

Questions will be answered and written materials will be available. Samples of sales tax records, worksheets, and monthly returns will be explained. Sample returns can be completed. It is recommended that you bring a calculator and a pencil.

NewsNet 01-23-15

Tucson lands national convention for festival and events

Reid Park Zoo to go on safari

Dillinger Days tonight and tomorrow in Downtown Tucson

Primavera to hire temporary workers for gem show

Change batteries in smoke alarms at least once a year

NewsNet 01-22-15

Tucson encourages employees and citizens to be active in reporting graffiti

As streetcar spurs growth, City provides new development tool

City Council gives provisional approval of incentives to develop vacant school sites

Volunteers needed to help remove buffelgrass

Registration underway for rodeo camp at Reid Park Zoo

NewsNet 01-21-15

BBC Pop Up getting a glimpse of Tucson

Streetcar site of opera serenade

Arizona Wildcat Hockey back at TCC this weekend

Job opportunity: Water System Operator

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