Ward 5 - Council Member Richard Fimbres

CITY OF TUCSON PROVIDES FREE GEMRIDE SHUTTLES CONNECTING GEM SHOW VENDORS AND VISITORS WITH GEM SHOWS AND PARKING

For the fourth consecutive year, the City of Tucson is providing a free
shuttle service for visitors to the Tucson Gem, Mineral, and Fossil
Showcase. The GemRide shuttle system connects to 33 shows from 30 stops
on four inter-connected routes. Returning this year is the Downtown Gem
Loop, which connects convenient parking in the Downtown area with 16
shows stretching from south of 22nd Street and Interstate 10 to the
Hotel Tucson City Center; and the Mineral & Fossil Loop, which connects

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.

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NOMINATIONS UNDERWAY FOR 2015 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. Women employed by the City of Tucson and Pima County are eligible to be nominated (link below) for the 2015 awards in one of four categories. Nominations are due Jan. 30. All nominees will be acknowledged at the awards luncheon on Friday, March 13.
Nomination forms (Intranet only): http://bit.ly/1up64Vm
 

Three units will train at D-M during January

 
 
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will host three Air Force flying units for training during January.
 
* Two active duty KC-135 Stratotanker from the 128th Air Refueling Wing will refuel A-10s participating in operation snowbird at D-M Jan 23-31.
 
* Twelve A-10C Thunderbolt IIs from the 127th Wing will conduct Combat Search and Rescue training at D-M Jan 23- Feb 6.
 

MLK Holiday Trash Pickup Service Update

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday holiday will be observed on Monday, January 19, 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/es or if you have a smartphone, download the free ‘my waste’™ App to have access to all collection schedules.

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