A few weeks back, I told you about our glass re-use program. Another program we’ve had in the holiday season for years is TreeCycle. Instead of taking your tree to the landfill, you can drop off your tree at one of several sites around our community until January 17th.
The City of Tucson Mayor and Council have directed staff to update Tucson’s zoning regulations related to marijuana dispensaries in light of the recently passed voter initiative (Proposition 207, Smart and Safe Arizona) to allow adult use marijuana.
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Year End Newsletter: Looking Back on 2020
The Ward 5 Council Office is now closed on Christmas Eve.
The Ward 5 Council Office will be closed, along with other City offices on Friday, December 25th, to mark Christmas Day.
The Ward 5 Council Office will be open on Monday, December 28th.
Councilmember Fimbres and the Ward 5 staff hope you have a safe Holiday.
The City of Tucson Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is seeking feedback on the draft People, Communities, and Homes Investment Plan (P-CHIP), which will serve as a foundation for HCD’s programs and funding allocations for the next five years.
Ramón Gonzáles passed away last week. You may have read a little bit about him given the number of tributes that have gone out. R
Downtown Links Constructors (DLC), under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility are continuing to 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:
Early next year, the city will be losing one of its most dedicated and conscientious public servants.
Beginning at approximately 2:30 p.m. today, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) Streets Maintenance Division will initiate Operation Freeze in preparation of freezing temperatures forecasted for the next several nights. Operation Freeze is put into place to make sure City bridge decks are free of ice and safe for motorists to drive over.
Southern Arizona hosts the world’s largest optical telescope and 10% of all the world’s largest telescopes. The Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution and NASA, along with US universities and foreign institutions, invest tens of millions of dollars annually in the operation and upgrade of the Southern Arizona observatories.