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.
Beacon Group has five-gallon buckets of colored and recycled latex paint for $15 available for public purchase. White paint is $35 for five gallons. Paint may be purchased at Beacon Paint Center, 2700 N. Stone Ave., Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Friday, colored paint is only $5.
The Tucson City Clerk's Office says the deadline for voters to return their voted ballots by mail is Wednesday, Aug. 21, to allow enough time for them to arrive by Election Day, Aug. 27. Meanwhile, some voting locations will be open to cast or drop off ballots in person on Election Day.
City of Tucson voters will be selecting candidates for mayor, and Tucson City Council offices in Wards 1, 2, and 4.
Celebrate the 244th anniversary of the founding of the Tucson Presidio with free birthday cake, music and performances, Tucson's historic flags, and community tables and information. The free fiesta takes place at the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum, 196 N. Court Ave. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the event is from 5-8:30 p.m.