Tucson Water offers free toilets to qualifying limited-income households. The rebate program is in conjunction with Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona (CHRPA) and offers free replacement of toilets manufactured in 1991 or earlier that consume 3.5 or more gallons per flush.
NOTICE: Newly adopted Sign Standards to go into effect on February 1, 2018.
On December 5, 2017 the City of Tucson Mayor and Council voted (7-0) to adopt the proposed extensive revisions to the City Sign Code. Those revisions adopted helped to achieve the following goals:
Topics in this issue...
- Tucson Be Kind
- Bump Stocks in Arizona
- Safety on our Roadways
- Campbell & Grant
- Transit Management
- Craycroft Road Work
- Budget Preview
- Downtown Development
- Volvo Property
- Local First: Gem Show
- Lecture Series Downtown
- Nova Home Loans Bowl
- Stormwater Solutions
- Solar Tariffs
- Naming Parks and Amenities
- Events & Entertainment
The Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase started over the weekend, but if you didn't get out to any of the shows, you still have plenty of time. The various shows run until Sunday, Feb. 11, at dozens of locations throughout the Tucson region. Most shows are open to the public with free admission.
Reid Park Zoo is now leading the way in innovative animal medicine with the grand opening of its state-of-the-art Animal Health Center. Dedicated yesterday, the facility will provide the Zoo with more opportunities to teach curious young minds through additional educational programming. Also, students from the University of Arizona’s new Marley Foundation Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program will have the opportunity to train in whole-life animal care by observing and assisting at the new center.
Downtown workers are invited to learn about alternative modes of transportation available to them at tomorrow's Activate Your Commute event, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
How-to-ride demonstrations, exhibits, and information booths will be set up on Jacome Plaza. From noon to 1 p.m., Sun Tran, Tugo Bike Share, Sun Rideshare, and Enterprise Vanpool will give 15-minute presentations in the lower level meeting room of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. There will be door prizes and some refreshments.
Export businesses from the counties of Pima, Pinal, and Maricopa are encouraged to apply for the Sun Corridor Export Recognition Program, an honor that celebrates companies in Arizona’s Sun Corridor that are succeeding in global markets.
Arizona 811 is reminding the public to contact them to have all underground utilities located and marked before excavating anything in Arizona. Two full working days (excluding weekends and state holidays) are required in advance for scheduling a locator. The marks are good for 15 days.
Gem Show shoppers can skip the hassles of traffic and parking with a 3-Day Transit Pass. The pass provides unlimited rides on Sun Tran buses and the Sun Link streetcar, and it's valid for 72 consecutive hours once activated on a transit vehicle. Sun Tran and Sun Link routes connect to several Gem Show events and many of Tucson’s entertainment attractions.
Reid Park Zoo is hosting a Teddy Bear Clinic on Sunday, Jan. 28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the Zoo for a full medical checkup, diagnosis of any illness, suggested stuffed animal treatments, and learn how veterinarians care for animals at the Zoo.
Activities are included with regular admission, and no registration is required.
Friday, January 26, 2018
- Paul’s Note
- Ward 3 Events
- Neighborhood Association/Coalition Meetings
- City-Wide Events
- Did You Know?
Comments on January 23rd Study Session
Crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), are scheduled to begin lowering manhole covers and water valve covers on Craycroft Road from Grant Road to 29th Street on Monday, January 29, 2018, in preparation of an upcoming repaving project. With over 200 covers to lower, the work is scheduled to be complete by early March 2018. Crews will work Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.