The Perimeter Bicycling Association of America is looking for volunteers for its annual El Tour de Tucson bicycling event. The race and fun rides will be on Saturday, Nov. 17. Several volunteer opportunities are available, and each volunteer who contributes at least four hours during any event will receive an official event T-shirt.
Tucson Water offers a high-efficiency clothes washer rebate program to its residential customers to make the purchase more affordable. Upgrading to a high-efficiency washer can save thousands of gallons of water and hundreds of kilowatt hours of energy per year over regular models. To qualify, one must receive water service from Tucson Water.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and officials from Tucson and Pima County held a news conference last night to highlight the month, which includes purple lights at Jacome Plaza, in front of the main library downtown.
The 2018 SAHBA Fall Home & Garden Show takes place on Oct. 5, 6, and 7 at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave. Show hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday. Featured events include wildlife education, animal adoption, free trees from Tucson Electric Power, live broadcasts from Rosie on the House, and a Saturday Family Day.
A 200,000-square-foot building under construction at 36th Street and Kino Parkway is set to open in May 2019, bringing 700 jobs to Tucson. In the Tucson 12 video below, watch Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, Vice Mayor Richard Fimbres, and Geico's president and CEO speak about the importance of the company's expansion in Tucson.
Is there a pothole you'd like to see fixed after the recent rain? Is a street sign missing? Is a tree limb hanging too close over a roadway or sidewalk? You can report these issues to the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), (520) 791-3154, or email the exact location to TDOTConcerns@tucsonaz.gov.
The City of Tucson Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) are seeking feedback regarding Medical Marijuana regulations to help address approaching expiration of the governing ordinance on January, 31 2019. On or before this date, the Mayor and Council must extend the date, remove the date, or let the ordinance expire. This is why your feedback is so important!
October is National “Adopt a Shelter Dog” month. As of yesterday, Oct. 1, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) had 390 dogs and 291 cats at its shelter. In honor of “Adopt a Shelter Dog” month, which is celebrated by animal welfare organizations nationwide, PACC is reducing the fee to adopt a dog by 50 percent through Oct. 7.
The Pathway to Purchase program offers qualifying homebuyers down payment assistance equal to 10 percent of the purchase price, up to $20,000, when they obtain a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage for an owner-occupied, primary residence in target ZIP code areas. In the Tucson 12 video below, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and others announced the return of the popular program.
The City of Tucson is recruiting a business analyst for Tucson Water. Duties include supporting the Utility Billing application and related systems, working as part of a team to help with maintenance of an IBMi server, and supporting end-users to help resolve issues. The analyst also serves as liaison with the Information Technology department, City and County staff, and vendors to evaluate, test, and support system upgrades.
Topics in this issue...
- Maynards to the Moon
- Be Kind
- Domestic Violence & Trafficking
- Water Security
- Three More Environmental Issues
- Infill Incentive District
- Census 2020
- Candidate Debate
- Local Tucson
- Palo Verde Neighborhood Association
- Garden District Porch Fest
- Events & Entertainment
Vice Mayor Richard Fimbres asked Tim Thomure, Tucson Water Director questions about the water supply. What follows is the responses Vice Mayor Fimbres received from Thomure.