As part of Earth Day 2019, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and others planted seven trees on Monday, April 22, to commemorate the day. The trees, planted in the downtown core, were made possible through the combined efforts of Tucson Clean and Beautiful's Trees for Tucson program, the City of Tucson, and the Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP).
Twenty winning haiku poems recently chosen by Tucson's Poet Laureate TC Tolbert are being displayed along Congress Street and Stone Avenue every day until dusk, through June 1. The "haiku hike" is about a half-mile long.
The department will be hiring more than 150 lifeguards and swimming instructors for exciting summer work at City of Tucson pools. The jobs start the week of May 26.
The City of Tucson’s Environmental & General Services Department is hiring an electronics bench technician. This position will be responsible for repairing electronics equipment. Work includes troubleshooting, replacing, and repairing defective radios, siren systems, emergency lighting and controls, installing and testing equipment for proper operation, utilizing digital multi-meters, amp meters, watt meters, and service monitors.
On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the traffic signals at the Broadway and Beverly Avenue/Williams Boulevard intersection will not be in operation as crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.
The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.
The commission serves as a citizens advisory panel to the Mayor and Tucson City Council on issues such as recreational and park activities within the city, operations policy and procedures, user fees, park development, and park name changes.
Tucson Parks and Recreation is hosting a walking event on Friday, April 26, 6 a.m.-8 p.m., at the Morris K. Udall Recreation Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road, to celebrate National Walking Day. Membership passes or the center's daily use fees ($1.50 for adults/$1 for youth 17 years and under/$1 for seniors 62 years and older) apply.
Beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, there will be raffle prize drawings every two hours. For more information call (520) 791-4931.
The Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) is seeking a qualified applicant to join its planning and programming division.
This position manages the activities and personnel of the transportation division. The transportation administrator also directs, manages, supervises, and oversees the Complete Streets Program, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, projects within the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP), administers federally funded projects, and plans traditional roadway and transit projects.
The City of Tucson's Ignite Leadership series provides opportunities for personal and professional growth that benefit both the City employee and the organization. After the training, attendees regroup to discuss the role of communication in the workplace.
Learn more by watching the video below.
The University of Arizona’s Wildcat Hockey Media Program teaches student interns how to record and operate live game broadcasts.
The team covered the 2018-2019 championship winning game for the Cactus Cup, which is awarded to the winner of the UA-ASU hockey series.
All of Ward 2 except for some neighborhoods in the Ft. Lowell area are part of the Police Department’s Operations Division East. The command staff for ODE holds quarterly meetings with neighborhood leaders and interested citizens called the Division Advisory Committee.
The latest one of those meetings was this week, and we had some interesting news. Crime on the east side is down, and down considerably.
The Arizona Symphonic Winds have announced another season at Udall Park. All concerts are free and at Udall Park's László Veres Amphitheater. Bring a comfortable folding chair and a picnic dinner. All concerts start at 7 pm.
Celebrate Earth Day tomorrow, April 20, at Children's Museum Tucson, 200 S. 6th Ave. The free, family-friendly festival (10 a.m.-2 p.m.) will include activities for children, special events, and information booths promoting different organizations. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about recycling, composting, gardening, and the fun of getting out and enjoying nature.