The City of Tucson Water Department is seeking a highly qualified individual with a chemistry background to perform analyses on drinking water, surface water, and wastewater using EPA approved methods. Duties include processing analytical data and preparing reports in compliance with local, state, and federal laws regarding drinking water and surface water requirements. Preferred experience includes possessing a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, microbiology, or a closely related field, and six months of experience performing analyses.
2nd Saturdays Downtown takes place tomorrow, May 12.
Things kick off during the day with Train Day at the Depot at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum, Read to a Dog at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, a 60-minute, all-levels yoga class for $5 at Hotel Congress, art exhibits, and other events at various downtown locations.
Monday, May 14, 2018, through Thursday, May 17, 2018, PACE Electrical Construction Inc., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) will upgrade the traffic signals at four intersections on Speedway Boulevard:
Monday, May 14, 2018 - Stone Avenue
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – Main Avenue
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – Euclid Avenue
Thursday, May 17, 2018 – Alvernon Way
Arizona Symphonic Winds are starting their 2018 season this week. All concerts are at 7 pm at the Lázló Veres Amphitheater at Udall Park (7200 E Tanque Verde). Admission is free. Bring a comfortable chair and a picnic dinner.
May 12 - Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto: Tucson Symphony violinist Joseph Rousos-Hammond brings this beloved concerto to the Udall stage. Overture to Martha and the Tucson March are among the other selections. Not to be missed.
Reid Park Zoo is mourning the death of 11-year-old male elephant Punga. He died unexpectedly yesterday due to a double mesenteric root torsion, or twisted gut. Symptoms of this condition occur suddenly and usually are fatal. Despite the animal care team taking immediate emergency measures, the lifesaving effort was not successful.
The City of Tucson Environmental & General Services Department is seeking a highly motivated individual to direct and carry out strategic and tactical implementation of renewable and sustainable energy initiatives. The person will serve as an energy consultant and review major building projects to ensure City energy efficiency standards are met, as well as supervise personnel and direct the operations of the City’s Energy Office.
The public is invited to attend a moderated question and answer session for the three candidates for the zoning examiner position. The event will be held this Friday, May 11, at 3:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room at City Hall, 255 W. Alameda St. There will be an opportunity to provide feedback via comment cards.
The U.S. Air Force is soliciting comments on possible future basing of the F-35 fighter jet at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. A public meeting was held last month, and this is the last week for the public to offer comments about the environmental impact.
Tucson Parks and Recreation is looking for approximately 75 more volunteers to join the department, KaBOOM!, United Healthcare, and other community members to help build a KaBOOM! playground in one day at Udall Park.
Build day is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Work is available for volunteers of all levels of skill and ability.
Tucson City Court is seeking a lead court interpreter who will be responsible for managing, scheduling, and coordinating the day-to-day activities of the Court and contract interpreters. This position will provide Spanish language interpreting and translation services to the non-English speaking public during all Municipal Court proceedings and other court-related events while guiding others performing the same tasks.
Tucson Clean & Beautiful, in cooperation with the City of Tucson and Pima County, will host the final dedication of commemorative trees along Pantano River Park. Each tree to be dedicated has been purchased by Tucson area residents, honoring friends and family.
Topics in this issue...
- Be Kind
- Dick's Sporting Goods
- Ride of Silence
- Bike Safety
- Anne Frank
- From Theater to Film
- Local Business
- Campbell & Grant Parklet
- Campbell & Speedway
- Property Taxes & TUSD
- Zoning Examiner
- Court Consolidation
- F-35 Environmental Assessment
- Tucson Zoo at Reid Park
- Events & Entertainment
Pet of the Week
Ward 3 Events
Neighborhood Association/Coalition Meetings
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