The next quarterly meeting of the Unified Community Advisory Board (UCAB) is scheduled for Wednesday, July 17, at 5:45 p.m. at the El Pueblo Neighborhood Center, 101 W. Irvington Road. UCAB hosts meetings regarding the Tucson International Airport Area EPA Superfund Site/Tucson Airport Remediation Project and the City of Tucson’s efforts and commitment to provide clean and safe water to the community.
Tucson Parks and Recreation is hosting a free pool party and evening of fun at El Pueblo pool, 5100 S. Missiondale Road. The 5-7 p.m. party on Wednesday, July 17, will feature games, music, snacks located outside the pool entrance, and water games in the pool.
The City of Tucson is accepting applications for senior account clerks in its fire and police departments. These positions will be responsible for performing all payroll-related functions, including maintaining time and leave documentation, accounting, and related clerical tasks.
Two TV stations ran a story about a crosswalk on our side of town. I got some calls about it because it affected many of my constituents. There had been a marked crosswalk at Stella and Wilmot.
Visitors are asked to keep clear of the work area and use alternate routes to enjoy the wildlife and scenery in a safe manner. The project is scheduled to be completed by Friday, July 26, weather permitting. Questions about the facility should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reid Park Zoo’s annual Summer Safari Saturday Nights program runs 6-8 p.m. every Saturday until Aug. 17. Enjoy the Zoo during cooler evening temperatures with added fun, including live music from local bands, games, inflatables, food and drink specials, face painting, glitter tattoos, animal encounters, zookeeper chats, and themed evenings.
The next 2nd Saturdays Downtown takes place Saturday, July 13. Events during the day include Family Brain Boost and Art After Dark at Children's Museum Tucson, a meeting of the Tucson Poetry Society, and a business seminar at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library.
Evening events include live music at Mercado San Agustin and other locations. The Scott Avenue Stage features music from Chris Hall, the Kevin Pakulis Band, and Gertie and the T.O. Boyz. Some events are free, while some require tickets or admission fees.
The City of Tucson is hiring a senior trades helper in the Streets and Maintenance division of the Transportation department. The position assists sign fabricators, traffic control technicians, and construction personnel. The daily work schedule will vary and require the qualified individual to operate a forklift, work with hand and power tools, and operate a machine press.
The City of Tucson is hiring a project manager to work in its Information Technology department. A project manager coordinates and prioritizes project tasks, manages timelines, maintains project plans, and communicates status to clients, sponsors, and senior management. Work also includes preparing forecasts of needed funds, assisting in developing and implementing project budgets, and monitoring expenditures.
The second set of roadway improvement projects associated with the voter-approved Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program are set to begin Monday, July 15, 2019.
The projects will include reconstructing and repaving Roger Road from Wilson Avenue to First Avenue, River Road from Oracle Road to First Avenue within the city limits, and Runway Drive from Gardner Lane to Prince Road.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department and Banner Aetna are hosting Badges and Backpacks on Saturday, July 13, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC) Exhibit Halls, 260 S. Church Ave. There will be 2,000 free backpacks and school supplies distributed on a first-come, first-served basis for children who are present and enrolled in grades K-12.