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Ronstadt Center Development Project Questions and Comments Online

Two developers shared their proposals last month for the Ronstadt Transit Center Joint Development Project. Both proposals would keep the Ronstadt Center as a bus hub, while adding housing and retail spaces. Questions and comments submitted to the developers are now online and have been provided to the two proposing teams for their review and responses. Answers should be posted later next month.

Search Continues to Hire a New City Police Chief

The City of Tucson is seeking a proven leader who can inspire the confidence of the community and police officers as Tucson's Police Chief. The successful candidate will be committed to using current data-driven policing strategies and applying the principles of community policing to reduce crime and deliver a high level of police services to all residents of Tucson. Qualified candidates should apply by Aug.

Second Chance Job Fair Next Week

The Second Chance Coalition is hosting a job fair next week for people with criminal histories who want to work. The coalition, co-founded by Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Federal Magistrate Judge Charles Pyle, provides employment opportunities for those overcoming a difficult past and wanting to establish a prosperous future.

The job fair will be held next Wednesday, 1:30-4:30 p.m., at the Tucson Convention Center's Apache Ballroom.

Final Movies in the Park Tomorrow

Movies in the Park concludes for the summer tomorrow at Reid Park with a free showing of The Princess Bride at dusk. Residents are invited to bring blankets and chairs to enjoy the movie at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, 900 S. Randolph Way.

Pre-movie events begin at 5:30 p.m. with live music, jumping castles, balloon animals, and arts and crafts exhibits. Popcorn, soda, and food truck vendors also will be available for an additional charge.

How to Report Transportation Concerns After a Storm (or at Any Time)

Last night's storm was a torrent in many parts of town and people are still cleaning up messes caused by wind and flooding. Is there a new pothole you discovered? Is a street sign missing? Is a tree limb hanging too close over a roadway or sidewalk? You can report these issues to the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), (520) 791-3154, or email the exact location to


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