City of Tucson-Pima County 5-year HUD Consolidated Plan, 2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, and Federal FY2020 HUD Annual
The Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP) is stepping up again to infuse cash into the downtown community through the DTP Gift Card Incentive Program.
The success of the first three rounds of gift cards led HSL Properties to provide another $10,000 required to fund an additional 1,000 gift cards with bonuses. This will result in an extra $35,000 invested directly into downtown businesses, bringing the total to $140,000 in a matter of weeks.
Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo is welcoming five meerkat pups, the first-ever of the species born at the 24-acre zoological gardens. In the early morning on April 9, animal care professionals on rounds discovered three adult meerkats huddled protectively over a pile of tiny moving legs.
To maintain a low-stress environment, the Zoo’s animal care team is having minimal contact with the meerkats. The pups are being kept in a quiet, cozy, and secluded place away from the habitat and won’t go outside until they are about 12 weeks old.
The City of Tucson's Office of Economic Initiatives (ConnectTucson) wants to hear from small business owners. If you own a small business in Tucson, please take a moment to fill out this brief survey to help inform local and state elected officials, government agencies, and others of the impact of the COVID-19 in our community.
Leaders from City of Tucson government, state academia, and community organizations will host an Earth Day webinar tomorrow, April 22, 12:30-2:30 p.m. The webinar features two sessions that will cover communitywide initiatives and solutions for environmental sustainability and climate justice in Tucson.
The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition (HFAC) and the Fourth Avenue Merchants Association (FAMA) are teaming together to offer a gift card program to help merchants in the area during these trying times.
The website stores went online at 6 a.m. today, April 20, to offer gift cards with an added $10 bonus when you spend $25. The gift cards are for specific merchants on Fourth Avenue. Some of those merchants already have sold out, but there are plenty of others left for purchase.
In a special April/May issue of the Water Matters newsletter, Tucson Water Director Tim Thomure lets customers know that Tucson’s water supply is safe and secure, they can trust and enjoy tap water as usual, and that Tucson's water is regularly tested and monitored. COVID-19 has no impact on drinking water supply, quality, or delivery.
The City of Tucson is accepting applications for police officer recruit. Applicants must complete their profile with the City of Tucson and submit a completed Preliminary Applicant Questionnaire by May 11. Written examinations and physical fitness assessments will be held at the City's Public Safety Academy, 10001 S. Wilmot Road.
Pima County's Home Repair Program for Children and Their Families provides limited-time, grant-funded home repairs and energy-efficient improvements. Applicants must live in unincorporated Pima County, including the City of South Tucson, and the towns of Marana, Sahuarita, and Oro Valley.
They tell me that a US Marine never really retires, but they have been known to retire from other occupations.
Judge Michael Pollard served as a Marine in Vietnam and never forgot to keep serving, particularly when it came to serving his fellow veterans. Pollard took the lead in creating many of the city’s specialty courts. Our city’s specialty courts have both reduced recidivism and kept people from being incarcerated.
New data suggests Arizona hospitals appear to have enough beds and ventilators to handle an anticipated surge in COVID-19 patients, according to a report in today's Arizona Daily Star. The information comes from the Arizona Department of Health Services and a medical researcher with the University of Arizona’s College of Public Health.