The Tucson Fire Department (TFD) is accepting applications for the position of Fire Fighter Recruit. This position involves specialized fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency lifesaving, and rescue work. The duties require strenuous physical exertion under emergency conditions, such as extreme heat, cramped surroundings, and a contaminated environment.
I hope that everyone had a happy and safe New Year’s Eve celebration.
I want to express my thanks and appreciation for the opportunity to serve as your Councilmember for Tucson’s Ward 5.
It has been a pleasure serving with and working with my colleagues on the Council, as well as the neighborhoods, businesses in the Ward and in the City of Tucson.
This year, I had the privilege of serving as your Vice Mayor. I was selected by my colleagues to serve in this post, helping the Mayor, when necessary, and representing our great City.
Ward 5 Councilmember Richard Fimbres and his staff want to wish everyone a Happy and Safe New Year. The Ward 5 office will be closed Friday, January 1 for the holiday. The office will resume normal hours Monday, January 3.
22nd STREET – TUCSON BOULEVARD TO ALVERNON WAY
On Monday, January 4, 2016, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on 22nd Street from Tucson Boulevard to Alvernon Way.
CAMPBELL AVENUE - FT. LOWELL ROAD TO GLENN STREET
On Monday, January 4, 2016, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on Campbell Avenue from Ft. Lowell Road to Glenn Street.
All City offices, except for emergency services, will be closed on the next two Fridays to celebrate Christmas and New Year's Day.
Due to the holidays, residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on those Fridays. All City of Tucson residents and businesses with regular Friday collections will have their trash and recycling service on Saturdays during the holiday weeks. The Los Reales Landfill will be closed on both holidays.
Christmas is this Friday, so it's time to start thinking about what to do with your real tree after the holiday.
Starting Saturday, you can bring your tree (minus the decorations) to one of nine TreeCycle sites throughout the community. The annual program runs through Jan. 12 at sites in Tucson and Oro Valley.
The draft Design Concept Report (DCR) for the Broadway: Euclid to Country Club Improvement Project is available online for public review and comment. Comments will be accepted through this Wednesday.
The DCR provides information about the baseline alignment concept approved last June by the Mayor and Tucson City Council. It incorporates the results of the public involvement undertaken throughout the planning phase and will set general standards and criteria for further design and construction.
The inaugural NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl is set for next Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Arizona Stadium, but the pre-game celebration begins Monday with the free Downtown Block Party.
From 3-8 p.m., 5th Avenue between Toole Avenue and Congress Street will be the party place. There will be an outdoor music stage, street performers, sand volleyball, games, food, and school bands representing the participating football teams from the University of Nevada and Colorado State.
Sunday, Dec. 27, is your last opportunity to register for leisure classes through the City of Tucson's Parks and Recreation Department, including sports, drawing, painting, theater, music, pottery, and more.
The Spring 2016 Activity Guide is available online and at all Parks and Recreation facilities, district offices, and pools. It has information on classes, registration, the Discount Program, sports programs, Tucson City Golf courses, and swimming pools.
The Sun Link streetcar will transform into the Polar Express (or the Pueblo Express) tomorrow. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus along with their jolly elves to sing some classic Christmas carols.
Ring in the holiday season starting at 5 p.m. at the Mercado stop on Avenida del Convento, where kids and parents can make paper snowflakes to decorate the inside of the streetcar. The Polar Express will be leaving the station at 6 p.m. sharp with limited space available.
The Tucson Police Department's (TPD) Communication Division yesterday gave gifts to all 70 students of the nonprofit Imago Dei Middle School in Downtown Tucson. The tradition began five years ago.
Many of the students and families have limited means and the goal was to provide them with a happy holiday season.
If you have a fresh cut Christmas tree, or plan on buying one, the Tucson Fire Department is offering some tips on how to prevent a fire in your home. In the final edition No Bad Days with Barrett on KGUN9, Capt. Barrett Baker says almost half of all Christmas tree fires are related to electrical problems. A dry tree also can cause problems.
Visit El Rio Golf Course tomorrow for live Mariachi music, as well as food and drink specials in the El Rio Grill. The free party runs from 4-7 p.m. The golf shop will be open late to accommodate last minute shopping for that special golfer in your life.
For more information, please visit Tucson City Golf.