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Traffic Alert Grant Road Improvement Project Phase II Stone Avenue To Park Avenue Indirect/Express Left Operations Begin

With striping work complete on Grant Road from Castro Avenue, just west of Stone Avenue, to Santa Rita Avenue, work will begin on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to activate the Indirect/Express left turn operations at Stone Avenue and at First Avenue on Grant Road.

City Service Counters at Public Works Building Closing Early on Thursday

The City of Tucson service counters at the City/County Public Works building, 201 N. Stone Ave., will close at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, so that staff can attend job-related training. This includes Planning and Development Services and other City staff who help the public with permits, records, site plan reviews (commercial and residential building), Tucson Fire Department reviews, Tucson Water new services, and general information.

Health and Wellness Fair This Week

Tucson Parks and Recreation will host The Health is Wealth Fair this Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Morris K. Udall Center Carol West Senior Addition, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m., more than 30 exhibitors will be offering free services that include flu shots, fitness class demonstrations, and blood pressure checks.

There also will be health presentations, information on proper medication/prescription disposal, indoor/outdoor water efficiency guides, and raffle prizes.

Town Hall with Council Member Durham and Supervisor Bronson September 27th, 2018

We are excited for Council Member Paul Durham to partner with Supervisor Sharon Bronson for a Town Hall on Thursday, September 27th.
Two topics that will be discussed are Proposition 407 and Proposition 463. These two items will be on the ballot on November 6th. Find out how these propositions will affect you and your neighborhood.

Homebuyer Expo This Weekend

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is hosting a Homebuyer Expo this Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Catalina High School gym, 3645 E. Pima St. If you're tired of renting, find a path to homeownership that works for you. Information will be available on homebuyer assistance programs, qualifying for a mortgage, and improving your credit score.

Pickleball Tournament Next Month

Tucson Parks and Recreation's Udall Regional Center is hosting its 7th annual Pickleball Tournament on Friday, Oct. 12, at 9 a.m. The tournament will be mixed doubles for those 18 years of age or older, best two out of three, double elimination.

Registration is open and runs through Oct. 10. The cost is $10 per team and includes lunch. Limited space is available. For more information, please call (520) 791-4931.

Job Opportunity: Senior Engineering Associates for Tucson Water

The City of Tucson is recruiting senior engineering associates for its Water department. The positions are for the Distribution Design and the New Development sections, and each has unique and similar responsibilities. These include reviewing water system, design, and master plans; preparation of design and construction plans; and coordination with other water divisions and with developers, the public, and other stakeholders.

Steve K's Newsletter 9/24/18

Topics in this issue...

  • Maynards to the Moon
  • Be Kind
  • Half-Staff
  • Gun Dealer Code of Conduct
  • Benedictine Monastery
  • Benedictine Public Events
  • More Miramonte Development
  • Film Industry
  • Local Tucson
  • Two Water Items
  • Garden District Porch Fest
  • Pima County Interfaith Council Candidate Forum
  • Events & Entertainment

Paul's Note - September 21, 2018

We’ve gotten complaints from several of the residents at Far Horizons trailer park south of our office. They have been without gas service for nearly two months.

It’s been a learning experience for both me and my staff about what the city’s responsibilities are in this area. We have, however, educated ourselves on the unique circumstances that locations like Far Horizons have in their interactions with utility companies.


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