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Paul's Note - February 26th, 2021

Back in 2010, I was appointed to a vacancy after the previous council member resigned. The final decision to appoint me was made by the mayor and the five remaining members of the council. There was a community process: we submitted applications and we all had a chance to make our case to be appointed. 

Ready, Set, Rec in Ward 4

Thursday, February 25 at 1:00 PM will be the official Ready, Set, Rec! The launch will take place at Rodeo Park, 5000 S. Nogales Highway. Once the ribbon has been cut, the Ward 4 Mobile Rec Van will drive to Purple Heart Park and host physically-distanced recreational activities from 2-4 PM.  This is a great opportunity to get the kids out and active again. 

Downtown Links - Sixth Street Closure

Downtown Links Constructors (DLC), under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility have begun work on the Downtown Links project.

Motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians should anticipate intermittent lane restrictions throughout the limits of the project in addition to the following upcoming work (See Map):

A to Z with Nikki Lee - Feb. 17, 2021

2021 Vice Mayor Confirmation & More Updates

Last week, my colleagues voted me into the role of Vice Mayor for the City of Tucson through the end of 2021. I’m proud to say that my time in this role marks the first time Tucson has both a female Mayor and Vice Mayor serving together. I’m honored to be part of this small slice of Tucson history.  To read the latest updates, please click here.

Traffic Signal Work - I-10 and Sixth Avenue


Crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to rewire the traffic signals at the intersections north and south of Interstate 10 at Sixth Avenue and Benson Highway on Thursday, February 18, 2021.

The work is scheduled to take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., the same day. The traffic signals at the intersections will not be in operation during this work. Officers will direct travel through the intersections until the work is complete.


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