The Pima Association of Governments (PAG), in partnership with the City of Tucson, is hosting two open houses to review a draft Long-Range Regional Transit Plan. The draft plan was developed after a review of all public comments and surveys from 2018.
The 20th anniversary of United Way's Days of Caring takes place Oct. 25 and 26, and volunteers are needed to help improve our community. This annual event pairs caring residents with local needs. Projects may range from neighborhood cleanup, preparing meals, sprucing up schools, and beautifying neighborhood parks.
In 2018, more than 4,200 volunteers helped complete more than 100 projects in our community. Volunteer registration will open to the public on Aug. 28.
Nikki Reck with Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) introduces you to Oswald, who is always dressed to impress with his tuxedo. Learn more about Oswald and how you can adopt him in the latest Pet Connection video.
The Arizona Symphonic Winds under music director and conductor László Veres, along with Tucson Parks and Recreation, brings you a series of free Fall concerts on Saturday evenings. All concerts begin at 7 pm at the László Veres Amphitheater at Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd, just east of Sabino Canyon Road. Bring a comfortable folding chair & your picnic dinner. Best seats available before 6:30 pm.
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Probably the most fraught issues I have to deal with in my office are anything having to do with development and zoning. Neighbors get very concerned, and rightly so, when they hear about a new subdivision or commercial center in their area. I try to work with developers and neighbors, but as you’ll see, I can’t always be an advocate.
A competitive, nationwide search and complete assessment process was held to fill the position. Chief Ryan has worked in fire service since 1994, having served most recently an assistant fire chief with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department in Virginia.
The Tucson Police Department (TPD) will host a Women in Law Enforcement open house on Saturday, Aug. 31, 9-11 a.m., at the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Center, 10001 S. Wilmot Road. Interested applicants can get information about a career in law enforcement, the application process, and the basic academy training that provides certification as an Arizona Peace Officer.
Tucson Water is offering its customers free home water conservation materials. Choose a low-flow shower head, a five-minute shower timer, a toilet tank bag, toilet leak detection tablets, and bathroom faucet aerators. There is a limit of one order per household, and the offer is only valid for Tucson Water customers while supplies last. Please select only the items you and your family can use and are willing to install.
Tucson Water is seeking input on a plan to guide its water conservation program for the next decade. The Conservation Fee on all customers' bills supports rebate and incentive programs, free water audits, low income bill assistance, conservation education, and more.
The City of Tucson is hiring a pension assistant for its Human Resources department. The position is responsible for administering the City’s defined benefit pension and defined contribution retirement plans. This includes determining eligibility, options, and benefit amounts for normal and deferred retiree applicants and conducting one-on-one consultation with members planning for retirement.
The City of Tucson’s Environmental & General Services Department (EGSD) will change residential recycling collection from every week to every other week beginning Sept. 30. The day of the week for a customer's recycling collection will not change. Trash collection is not affected.
There's still time to give the City of Tucson your input on a proposed program and fee to provide additional stormwater management services in the community through a Green Stormwater Infrastructure Fund proposal.
A new, online water quality map lets you view test results closest to your home or business. The map encompasses the Tucson Water service area. To use the water quality map, enter a street address or intersection to retrieve water quality results for the closest Tucson Water sample point.