The City of Tucson cares about the community, and now you have the opportunity to demonstrate your support to the City and the community we serve. All donations to the City are tax deductible and can be made quickly and easily through the Tucson Cares page on the City's website.
Donation amounts begin at $10, and donors can pledge their support to one of four categories, including animal care.
After an extensive search, City Manager Michael Ortega has selected Richmond, California Police Chief Christopher Magnus as the Tucson Police Department’s new chief. The appointment will be made final if approved by the Mayor and City Council at tomorrow’s Regular Meeting.
Over the weekend, Dallas Deputy Chief Malik Aziz requested his name be withdrawn from consideration.
Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor is scheduled to retire in December, after 35 years with the Tucson Police Department.
The Mayor and Tucson City Council will meet tomorrow in Executive Session to discuss plans to redevelop the Ronstadt Transit Center.
Two developers shared their proposals over the summer for the Ronstadt Transit Center Joint Development Project. Both proposals would keep a bus hub, while adding housing and retail spaces.
Tips include using foam or wrap insulation from hardware stores (blankets or towels also will work) and letting cold water drip from a faucet.
Beginning at approximately 2:30 p.m. today, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will initiate Operation Freeze in preparation of freezing temperatures tonight. Operation Freeze is put into place to make sure City bridge decks are free of ice and safe for motorists to drive over.
The public is invited to attend a public open house for Kolb Road: Connection to Sabino Canyon Road. This project is part of the $2.1 billion, 20-year Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) plan that was approved by voters in May 2006.
- Thursday, November 19, 2015
- 5:30 to 7 p.m.
- No formal presentation is scheduled.
- Morris K. Udall Regional Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
The purpose of the meeting is to introduce the contractor, provide information and answer questions regarding the project’s construction.
Ward 3 Events
Neighborhood Association/Coalition Meetings
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The 2nd annual Hats Off to Heroes event will be held tomorrow at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park. The 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. free event will feature a 5K fun run, military displays, resources for veterans, food, the Tucson Pops Orchestra and other musical guests, and fireworks.
Did you know you can play horseshoes at 14 Tucson parks? In fact, Reid Park recently hosted a horseshoe competition. Certain parks even have facilities for bocce ball, sand volleyball, disc golf, racquetball, shuffleboard, walking, and running. Learn more about the amenities by watching the video below.
State law requires that all permitted work on commercial properties, residential rentals, and properties for sale must be done by a licensed contractor.
Effective December 1st, 2015, a letter from the licensed contractor stating their affiliation with the project must be provided to the Permit Counter prior to the issuance of the permit. The letter must include: permit activity number, project address, contractor ROC, phone number and contact address. Letters may be emailed to COTDSDPermits@Tucsonaz.gov or faxed to 520-791-4475.
Do you have unused chemicals, oils, or pesticides sitting in your shed or garage? The City of Tucson is hosting its 2nd Saturday Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection tomorrow. The collection location is at City of Tucson Community Services, 325 N. Commerce Park Loop, 8 a.m.-noon.
Accepted materials include automotive fluids, rechargeable batteries from electronics equipment, toxic cleaning products, fluorescent lamps, paints, solvents, and lawn and garden products.
Living Streets Alliance is hosting another Kidical Mass tomorrow. The community bike ride begins at noon at Kellond Elementary School, 6606 E Lehigh Drive. The family-friendly event is an opportunity to explore Tucson’s eastside neighborhoods.
Kidical Mass rides connect the community to parks, schools, and local businesses.