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Remote Video Inspections Available

The City of Tucson's Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) now offers inspection services via Skype or FaceTime. PDSD can perform many inspections remotely. Save time by scheduling an inspection through your smartphone.

This service can save you time on most activities or if your regular inspection did not pass and there are simple corrections needed. Speak with your inspector for details about how to get a second inspection after corrections have been made.

Make Holiday Poinsettia Ornaments with Clay

Tucson Parks and Recreation is offering a one day workshop called Poinsettia Ornament made with Polymer Clay, on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn to make poinsettia cane (leaves and petals), then learn to manipulate and form poinsettia decorations for a glass ornament.

Follow the registration link to learn about supplies you'll need to bring. The class is $35 for city residents and $45 for non-city residents. Sign up online before spots fill up.

Volunteer on a City Board, Committee, or Commission

If you have knowledge or expertise in an area that could be an asset to local government, consider serving on a City board, committee, or commission (BCC) created by the Mayor and Tucson City Council to help the body with decision making.

Appointments are available on the Bicycle Advisory Committee, Commission on Public Service and Compensation, Commission on Disability, Transportation Advisory Committee, Women’s Commission, Water Advisory Committee, and others.

Grant Road Phases 3 And 4 Grant Road Paving – Sparkman Boulevard To Venice Avenue

On Thursday, November 8, 2018 and Friday, November 9, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, work crews will repave sections of Grant Road and side streets from Sparkman Boulevard to Venice Avenue, roughly Country Club Road to Columbus Boulevard, where previous underground utility work took place for the design of Grant Road Phases 3 and 4.

Traffic Alert Broadway – Camino Seco To Houghton Road Project - Traffic Shift From Camino Seco To Harrison

On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will install temporary asphalt on the north side Broadway from Camino Seco to Harrison Road in preparation of an upcoming traffic shift. Paving operations will take place from approximately 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Steve K's Newsletter 11/5/18

Topics in this issue...

  • Maynards to the Moon
  • Be Kind
  • Half-Staff
  • Water Security
  • F-35
  • Induction Loop System
  • Medicare Open Enrollment
  • Tucson Wildlife Center
  • Florida Prop 113
  • Coyotes and Roadrunners
  • Local Tucson
  • Another Neighborhood Fundraiser
  • Tugo Update
  • Three-Day Sungo
  • Pavement to Parks
  • Parks & Recreation Events
  • Events & Entertainment


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