Every Wednesday, the Tucson Audubon Society hosts free field trips at Sweetwater Wetlands, 2511 W. Sweetwater Drive. Birders of all experience levels are welcome to see the variety of species that frequent the facility. Field trips begin at 8 a.m. (through February).
The City of Tucson is hiring carpenters and senior fleet services technicians to work in its Environmental & General Services Department (EGSD). Carpenters are expected to provide skilled journey-level commercial carpentry work in the repair and modification of public facilities and related structures. Fleet services technicians perform vehicle inspections, tire and wheel repair, and change fluids, oils, and filters.
The City of Tucson Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) was honored at the Metropolitan Pima Alliance (MPA) Common Ground Award ceremony for the 2019 Tech Tools. The yearly event is hosted by MPA to recognize community leaders, projects, and programs that have made significant contributions toward bridging divides and finding solutions to complex challenges in creative ways.
On Monday, November 18, 2019, Downtown Links Constructors (DLC), under contract with the City of Tucson Transportation Department, will begin pre-construction field activities, which are scheduled to continue through the end of December 2019. The traveling public will see equipment, work crews and short-term traffic control during this phase of work which includes; surface, subsurface, geotechnical, environmental and survey verifications. The traveling public should anticipate the following restrictions:
Chuck Ford passed away last week. He ably represented the residents of Ward 4 for two terms from 1979 to 1987.
My family and his shared meals together and I golfed with him occasionally. What was always great about speaking to him was his relentless positivity about our community. He knew we had problems, but he loved Tucson and Tucsonans.
Learn about water harvesting (whether you rent or own your home), pollution prevention, community risk reduction, and other programs at a free Water Harvesting and Going Green class on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 5:30-7 p.m., at Literacy Connects, 200 E. Yavapai Road.
The Pima Community College (PCC) SSE210 Community Organization & Development Fall Semester class, in collaboration with the college's foundation and its Aztec Resource Center (ARC) and Food Pantry, is proud to host the inaugural Thanksgiving Food Basket Giveaway on Friday, Nov. 22, at the PCC West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Road.
The City of Tucson is hiring a traffic control technician to work in its Transportation Department. The position is in the Sign Shop area of the Traffic Maintenance Division and assists in the repair, removal, and installation of street signs and roadway markings. Other duties include setting up safety equipment and traffic control devices for the safety of the work crews and motorists.
The United States Census Bureau offers a sample of the paper questionnaire that will be used during the 2020 Census on April 1, 2020. The census is important to determine distribution of federal funds and representation in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Households will be able to respond to the 2020 Census online, over the phone, or through a paper questionnaire. The bureau estimates that completing the questionnaire will take 10 minutes on average.
Nikki Reck with Pima Animal Care Center introduces you to Buddy, who is a handsome 7-year-old boy who loves to cuddle. Learn more about him and how you can adopt him when you watch the latest Pet Connection video.
Please Speak Up! A citizen’s advisory committee (CAC) of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) seeks your input on guiding principles that will be considered for the development of a new 20-year RTA plan.
City of Tucson and partner projects were honored at the recent 15th Annual Common Ground Awards ceremony. The Top 10 2019 Common Ground Projects included Planning and Development Services Department Tech Tools, Pima County/City of Tucson Opportunity Zones, and the Santa Cruz River Heritage Project.
Cigna and Tucson Parks and Recreation present the free 14th annual Family Festival in the Park on Saturday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Reid Park, 22nd Street and Country Club Road. Activities include a carnival, games, crafts, disc golf, a golf clinic, demonstrations of leisure classes, and a variety of entertainment.
The Tucson Police Department (TPD) will be hosting open houses at all its facilities this Thursday, Nov. 14, from 3-7 p.m. Guests are invited to take behind-the-scenes tours and interact with all areas of TPD; learn about evidence, property, and identification; and see the training academy and crime laboratory.