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.
The City of Tucson is looking for four residents to serve on the Environmental Services Advisory Committee (ESAC). The committee advises the Mayor and Tucson City Council on all Environmental Services department programs and services, including rate structures, recycling issues, and environmental protection.
The City of Tucson Transportation Department, in partnership with Shift Transit, the Tugo Bike Share operating company, announce the commitment to expand Tucson’s bike share system.
Ward 1 Tucson City Council Member Regina Romero won the Democratic primary for mayor in yesterday's election, defeating Steve Farley and Randi Dorman. Even though there are still votes to be counted, the lead is wide enough that second-place finisher Farley conceded the race last night. Romero will face Independent Ed Ackerly in the November general election.
Ward 1 Tucson City Council Member Regina Romero, Ward 5 Council Member Richard Fimbres, and the City of Tucson Transportation Department are hosting a community roundtable for the South 12th Avenue, Irvington Road to Drexel Road, Transportation and Streetscape Improvement Project. The meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 29, 6-7:30 p.m., at the El Pueblo Senior Center (Multipurpose Room), 101 W. Irvington Road.
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will moderate a forum on re-entry, the process of returning to society after incarceration, tomorrow, Aug. 29, 2-4:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St. The event is free and open to the public.
The Tucson City Council offices of Wards 1, 3, and 6, Tucson Parks and Recreation, Tucson Police Department, Housing and Community Development, and Tucson Transportation Department are hosting a community conversation this week about the future of Anza Park, 1000 N. Stone Ave.
You're invited to the Copper Chapter of NIGP's Reverse Trade Show on Oct. 29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave. Meet, greet, and connect with approximately 30 different public procurement agencies from throughout our region who spend millions of dollars each year on goods and services, all in one place at one time.
Watch the video below to learn how you can network, do business with other agencies, and register for the event.
Transit service will be as follows on Monday, September 2nd, for Labor Day:
The City of Tucson's primary election is tomorrow, Aug. 27, and if you haven't mailed back your ballot yet, it's too late, so hold on to it. You can drop off your voted ballot at any of the seven voting locations tomorrow during the polling hours of 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can also use any of these locations to obtain a replacement ballot upon presentation of a signed, sworn statement that the ballot was lost, spoiled, destroyed, or not received.
The City of Tucson will host a media and community event this week at Fire Station #8, 255 W. King Road, to dedicate one of the four new fire engines most recently purchased through the Tucson Delivers program. The event is Thursday, Aug. 29, at 9 a.m.
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.