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Ward 5 - Council Member Richard Fimbres

Richard Fimbres
Ward 5 Council Office
Party: Democrat
Term Expires: December 2017

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Road Work Update - Street Bonds


On Sunday, October 27, 2013, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin a fog seal program associated with the voter-approved $100 million, five-year street bond program - Road Recovery.

To minimize the impact on the traveling public, crews will be working from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. The dates and locations where the first three roadway improvements will take place are:

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THCC Program

Estimado Dueño de Negocio,
Hemos contratado un experto Consultor de Negocios para trabajar directamente con su empresa por medio de nuestro próximo programa “Mas Allá del Arranque: Eleve su Negocio” (“Beyond Start Up: Elevate Your Business”).
El programa esta diseñado específicamente para ayudarle a crecer su negocio, identificar nuevos flujos de ingresos, contener costos y para asistirle en la adquisición de un préstamo comercial.

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Ballot Initiative Forum - October 10

The Ward 5 Office will be holding a forum on Proposition 401 and 402 on Thursday, October 10, 6:00 pm, at the El Pueblo Senior Center, 101 West Irvington.  City staff will be on hand to explain the two measures on this year’s ballot, and to answer any questions.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

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Record Number of New Jobs, Businesses in Downtown Tucson

*Media Release: Record Number of New Jobs, Businesses in Downtown Tucson*

Tucson, AZ – Downtown Tucson has seen record development over the past
sixty months, recently hitting the milestone of over 150 new businesses and
private projects in the heart of the city. Downtown is helping to lead
Southern Arizona economic recovery, with thousands of new jobs created and
increased sales tax revenue being reinvested in the community. Local small
business owners and high-tech industry projects comprise a majority of this

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First 100 Customers at 12:01 a.m. Receive a Free Big Mac® for a Year,
Celebration To Feature $1 Big Mac®/$1Egg McMuffin®, Pueblo High School Mariachi Aztlán Performance, & Ronald McDonald Show

TUCSON, Ariz. – Sept. 4, 2013 – There’s something shiny and new under the golden arches in Tucson!
The new McDonald’s restaurant, located at 1059 E Tucson Marketplace Blvd, is hosting an official grand opening celebration on Saturday, Sept. 14.  

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GradLink 2

Councilmember Fimbres is pleased to announce the launching of GradLink2.


Increasing Graduation through Community-Wide Partnerships

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Ward 5 Projects Listed In Pima County Bond Proposal - Vote!

Presently, there is an online survey being conducted by the Pima County Government about potential bond projects to be considered by a voters in Pima County.

In Ward 5, there are four proposed projects on this list:

1) Improvements to the El Pueblo Neighborhood Center. The El Pueblo Activity Center is a bustling center on the southwest side of Tucson used by about 66,000 in 2012. Summer programming for kids is fully attended (120 registered, 100/day) and the walking path and exercise facility are used by a broad range of citizens.

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Passengers encouraged to share feedback

TUCSON, Ariz.- The implementation of the SunGO system continues to have the full commitment of Sun Tran’s management and project teams, who are working closely with the vendor, SPX Genfare, to fix the remaining issues with the regional system. 

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2013 Small Businessperson of the Award Announcement

Pima County Small Business Commission accepting nominations for 2013 Small Business of the Year Award

The Pima County Small Business Commission is accepting nominations for 2013 Small Business of the Year Awards.
Awards will be given to an urban small business and a rural small business. The urban small business winner will be located within the Tucson city limits. The rural small business winner will be in a rural or small community or any city or town outside the city of Tucson.

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