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Ward 5 Councilmember Richard Fimbres Applauds Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick For Her Successful Efforts Getting 10,000 Disaster Blankets

TUCSON - Tucson Ward 5 Councilmember applauds Arizona District 2 Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, who lead a successful effort to get 10,000 disaster blankets for our most needy, vulnerable and homeless population in Tucson and Pima County,

Paul's Note - December 4th, 2020

I fully support the Mayor’s call for an evening curfew to help slow the rampant spread of Covid-19 across our community. I also understand that there is a balancing act between public health and the economic wellbeing of our small businesses and the people they employ.

We addressed the Mayor's call at an emergency meeting Tuesday to address the record number of COVID cases along with near capacity hospital beds.

Houghton Rd - 22nd to Irvington Rd Public Art Meeting

Join Councilwoman Lee, Department of Transportation and Mobility, Arts Foundation and the selected artist virtually this Thursday, December 3rd from 5:30 to 6:30 pm as we talk about the Houghton Road - 22nd Street to Irvington Road proposed public art concepts. 

This meeting is a teams meeting and you may need to download the app prior to the meeting.  If you prefer, you can call into the meeting as well.

Paul's Note - November 25, 2020

One of our great Ward 2 faith leaders, Rev. Owen Chandler, will be resigning his post at Saguaro Christian Church at the beginning of next year.

The reason for his leaving the post fit in with what I know about his sense of duty. He’s a US Army reservist and has deployed in the past. He is now being asked to switch from the reserve component to the active component.

Ward 5 Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Ward 5 Councilmember Richard Fimbres and his staff, hope you have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

Please practice social distancing, washing your hands frequently and if out and about, to wear a mask.

Also, Councilmember Fimbres reminds everyone to please don't drink and drive.

The Ward 5 Council Office will be closed Thursday, November 26, for the Thanksgiving Holiday and the office will also be closed Friday, November 27.

The Ward 5 Council Office will reopen Monday, November 30.

 

Traffic Signal Control Box Replacement - Camino Seco and 22nd Street

 

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) Electric Shop are scheduled to replace a damaged traffic signal control cabinet with a new cabinet at the 22nd Street and Camino Seco intersection.

Work is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Temporary stop signs will be in place for traffic control at the intersection. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Roger Road Safety and Walkability Project Virtual Town Hall

 

 

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is planning new street improvements that will provide complete and connected sidewalks on both sides of Roger Road from Oracle Road to Romero Road, enhanced street crossings, street lighting, and landscaping for shade. The Roger Road Pedestrian Safety and Walkability project is a part of the voter-approved Proposition 407 Tucson Delivers Strong Connections Program that will expand the citywide low-stress biking and walking network.

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