Ward 5 - Council Member Richard Fimbres
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.
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.
Closures on I-10 ramp and on Kino Parkway to be in place until early Friday
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.
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)
Tucson, AZ – Pima Community College women’s basketball player Melody McLaughlin became a three-time recipient of the ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Monday for the week of Feb. 2-8.