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NewsNet 03-19-15

Tucson Police Department plans crosswalk enforcement

Ride public transit to 4th Avenue Spring Street Fair

Tucson recognized as a Tree City

How to report transportation concerns

Tucson takes part in International Day of Happiness

Reclaimed water line repairs close Glenn Street east of Swan Road

From Fernando Molina of Tucson Water:

Rupture of a 30” reclaimed water line has resulted in the temporary closure of Glenn Street, east of Swan Road to Torino Avenue.

Drinking water customers are not affected by the break. The reclaimed water line provides recycled water service to several users, who have been contacted. Tucson Water will be utilizing boosters in the distribution system to help restore supply.

Repairs may take up to three weeks. Tucson Water contractors will be in the area and motorists are asked to exercise caution.

NewsNet 03-19-15

City Council approves tax incentives for major employer

4th Avenue Spring Street Fair means temporary route adjustments for streetcar

Tucson Police prepare for March Madness

Recruitment underway for Police Service Operators

City employees honored at Women in Government Awards

NewsNet 03-17-15

Deputy City Manager accepts job in Dallas

Mayor and Council to discuss urban camping ordinance

Voter-approved road improvements continue

Reclaimed water line repairs close Glenn Street east of Swan Road

Job opportunity: Crime Scene Specialist

Fourth Avenue Street Fair Sun Link Streetcar Temporary Route Adjustments

Fourth Avenue will be the host of the annual Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair this weekend.  The Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair begins on Friday, March 20, 2015 and is open daily through Sunday, March 22, 2015, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Attendance for the Street Fair is estimated to be approximately 300,000 people, so please adjust travel plans accordingly.

Resurfacing Projects

FLOWING WELLS ROAD – ROGER ROAD TO MIRACLE MILE 

IRONWOOD HILL DRIVE – SHANNON ROAD TO SILVERBELL ROAD

On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on Flowing Wells Road between Roger Road and Miracle Mile. 

Crews will begin the project by lowering manhole covers and water valve covers. Lowering the utility covers is scheduled to be complete by Friday, March 20, 2015. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

NewsNet 03-16-15

Grant Road repair to begin later this month

Streetcar exceeds initial ridership estimate

Get a free bike light tomorrow

Arizona Wildcats Road to the Final Four begins Thursday

Tucson Police recruiting officers

New City Manager Announced

Mayor Rothschild announced today that the City Council unanimously selected Cochise County Administrator Michael Ortega as our new City Manager. A final contract will be presented at the April 7 Mayor and Council Meeting, with an anticipated start date in June. Mr. Ortega's resume, as well as recordings of the Public Forum and the City Manager Appointment Advisory Committee Meeting, are available at http://www.tucsonaz.gov/home/announcement/city-manager-candidates. 

 

Ward 5 Staff Nominated in For Women in Government Awards

I want to congratulate two members of the Ward 5 staff, Melinda Jacobs and Heileen Evans, who
were nominated for the 2015 Pima County Tucson Women’s Commission, Women in Government
Awards. The Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission recognizes the outstanding work of
women in public service at its annual Women in Government Awards Celebration. Congratulations
Melinda and Heileen for being recognized for your work and commitment to public service.

 

The ceremony takes place Friday, March 13 at the TCC.

2nd Saturday Household Waste Collection

Do you have old, unused chemicals, oils or pesticides sitting in your shed or garage? The City of Tucson Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program has an option for you to clean out your space while keeping these hazardous materials out of the environment. On Saturday, March 14, 2014, the HHW Program 2nd Saturday Collection will be held at Price Service Center, 4004 S. Park Avenue from 8 a.m. to noon. Drop off of HHW is free.

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