The Arizona Symphonic Winds, under music director and conductor László Veres, resumes its free fall concerts on Saturday evenings during September. This Saturday, Sept. 7, is Beautiful Sound of the Bassoon: Marissa Olegario, professor of bassoon at the University of Arizona Fox School of Music performs the virtuoso “Andante and Hungarian Rondo” by Weber.
The City of Tucson is seeking an Information Technology (IT) systems analyst to provide ongoing maintenance and support for all departments within the City organization. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience in systems analysis, design programming, testing, and implementing computer-based information systems. Advanced skills in systems analysis and design with a background in programming are strongly preferred.
The City of Tucson collects Development Impact Fees to fund public infrastructure improvements needed due to new residential and nonresidential growth. Development Impact Fees are one time fees dedicated to expand roads, parks, police services, and fire services. These fees are set based on a report outlining growth projections and current and future infrastructure needs.
More than 300 homeless persons, including 100 estimated veterans, those living on the street, youth who are on their own, and families with children are expected at the Tucson Homeless Connect event on Friday, Oct. 4, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 400 E. University Blvd.
Each September, National Preparedness Month encourages and reminds Americans to be prepared for disasters or emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. The 2019 theme is "Prepared, Not Scared."
Homeowners, families, communities, and businesses can use this opportunity to understand more about preparing for disasters and reducing risks to health and the environment. This also includes cybersecurity.
The City of Tucson Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) is now allowing building package applications to be submitted electronically. Once the application has been submitted via the PDSD Filedrop, administrative review will take place within five working days and notice will be sent to the applicant if the application is incomplete or if substantive review has begun.
Thanks to a corporate work study program, students at San Miguel High School are earning money to help contribute to the cost of their education. On their recent draft day, students learned where they would be working five days per month for the next four years. Learn more in the video below.
As I’ve written before, the officers of Tucson Police’s Operations Division East (also known as Team 4), which covers all but a handful of neighborhoods in Ward 2, have adopted new tactics to fight crime on our side of town.
They have been very effective. If you look at what are called Part 1 crimes (homicide, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny from motor vehicles and auto theft), they are down significantly. This past July, there were 202 Part 1 crimes reported. In July of 2018, there were 389. That’s nearly a 50% decrease.
All City of Tucson offices, except for emergency services, will be closed next Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day. All city residential and commercial trash and recycling customers will have their service delayed by one day next week. The Los Reales Landfill will be open.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding more than $4.55 million to help end youth homelessness in Tucson and Pima County. The award is part of a nationwide $75 million grant program to 23 communities across the country, including eight rural areas.
The Pima County Health Department (PCHD) is hosting a second round of community stakeholder meetings to discuss proposed County ordinance changes regarding tobacco and electronic nicotine delivery systems. The two meetings will be held Tuesday, Sept. 3, 6-7 p.m., at the Abrams Public Health Center, 3950 S. Country Club Road, and Tuesday, Sept. 10, 4-5 p.m., at Tucson City Hall, 255 W. Alameda St.
To help pet owners in need of vaccines and microchips, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) and the Kino Sports Complex will host a free pet vaccine and microchip clinic Saturday, Aug. 31, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way. There will be rabies vaccines, DHPP/FRCP vaccines, microchips, flea/tick medicine, and dewormer. People will also have the option of purchasing a license.