Ward 5 - Council Member Richard Fimbres

CITY OF TUCSON COMMUNITY FORUM – CITY MANAGER CANDIDATES

 

The Mayor and Council of the City of Tucson have scheduled a Community Forum on Tuesday,
March 10, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. The purpose of the forum is to allow members of the public the
opportunity meet the candidates for City Manager and to ask questions relevant to the position.

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 7:30 P.M.

Where: Mayor and Council Chambers
City Hall 255 W. Alameda Street
 

For more information, please call the City Clerk's Office, 791-4213.

FIRST STEPS TAKEN FOR HOMEGOODS DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN WARD 5

By Tucson Vice Mayor Richard Fimbres (Ward 5)

 

TUCSON – A lot has been said and even downplayed about the recent action by the Tucson Mayor and Council about the proposed, HomeGoods Distribution Center coming to our City.  Here is what has happened.

 

With my motion, the Mayor and Council approved the City’s Primary Jobs Incentive Program and Payment In Lieu Of Tax Measure for HomeGoods to build their new distribution center at 3649 East Corona Road, which is located in Ward 5.

 

Neighborhood Nugget

Would you like to know about historic preservation in Tucson dating back as far as 1924?
Are you looking for general population and housing characteristics?
These and other questions about topics such as liquor licenses (active/inactive) and code violations can be answered by going to the MAP AND STATS page available on the Office of Integrated Planning’s website at http://www.tucsonaz.gov/integrated-planning/maps-and-stats .

President's Day Holiday Trash Pickup Update

The Presidents’ Day holiday will be observed on Monday, February 16, 2015. Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Monday. All City of Tucson residential and commercial customers will have their trash and recycling service delayed by one day. The Los Reales Landfill will be open.

Holiday collection schedules are available online at www.tucsonaz.gov/environmental-services or if you have a smartphone, download the free ‘my waste’™ App to have access to all collection schedules.

RIDE TRANSIT TO FEBRUARY SECOND SATURDAYS DOWNTOWN

 
 
TUCSON, Ariz. –Ride Sun Tran buses or the Sun Link streetcar to 2nd Saturdays Downtown on Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February 14, a convenient and cost-effective travel option.
 
Several Sun Tran bus routes serve the downtown area. Please note if riding Sun Tran to weekend events, some routes discontinue service prior to events ending. Please call customer service or visit suntran.com for trip planning assistance.
 

D-M deploys 1,100 Airmen around the globe

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.— Approximately 1,100 Airmen have been tasked to deploy from D-M during the first three months of 2015, more than twice the normal amount.Typically, the base would have around 500 Airmen deployed at any given time which makes this deployment a significant increase.This deployment includes Airmen from the 563rd Rescue Group, 55th Electronic Combat Group, 355th Mission Support Group and the 354th Fighter Squadron, including 12 A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft. 

(Cherrybell) Postal Center Update

The United States Postal Service swore in Megan Brennan as the new Postmaster General on Monday, Feb. 1, 2015. In a letter to employees, Brennan, cited the momentum the organization is experiencing as an opportunity to create change. She reinforced, however, the need to “reorient” the business strategies to meet the “demands of tomorrow’s workplace.” (Link to letter: http://about.usps.com/news/national-releases/2015/pr15_009pmgltr.pdf)

Newsnet - 2/9/15

CITY REVS UP ROAD REPAIRS UNDER BOND PROGRAM - The City of Tucson plans to start work this month on several projects related to the $100 million Road Recovery bond project. The voter-approved road work includes milling and paving operations, with the first of the projects being the upgrade of Stone Avenue, from Grant to Fort Lowell roads. That project begins the final week of February, with the work being performed Sunday through Thursday, 6 p.m.-7 a.m. Other road work will follow in March, and several more bond-funded projects will occur in the spring.

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