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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.

Treat Avenue Bicycle Boulevard Virtual Town Hall


The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is planning new street improvements to Treat Avenue from the Rillito River to the Aviation Bikeway for a total of six miles, connecting to five parks, three greenways, and six schools. The Treat Avenue Bicycle Boulevard is part of the voter-approved Proposition 407 Tucson Delivers Strong Connections Program that will expand the citywide low-stress biking and walking network.

Residential Model Plans, Permits from Residential Model Plans, and Development Packages may now be submitted through new online application

On Monday, October 26, 2020, Planning and Development Services launched Phase 1 of its new Online Building Permit Application to process most building permit submittals. This new process is part of a phased approach to help automate the intake of permits. It aims to reduce the time from application submission to permit initialization and allow for more immediate tracking of permit progress.


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