Ward 5 - Council Member Richard Fimbres

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.

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.

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