The City of Tucson is seeking experienced water system operators to join the Water Quality & Operations division of Tucson Water. Operators are responsible for the central control operations of the potable and reclaimed water distribution systems. SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) is used to operate, monitor, and control water treatment facilities, distribution systems, and related equipment.
The Sun Link streetcar will again offer late-night service until 2 a.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. The extended hours begin this week and run through May 16.
The new schedule reflects increases in ridership that coincide with the University of Arizona's spring semester. Hours of operation Monday through Wednesday (7 a.m.-10 p.m.) and Sunday (8 a.m.-8 p.m.) will not change.
Tucson Parks and Recreation and Friends of the Cele Peterson Rose Garden at Reid Park are seeking volunteers to help prune rose bushes on Saturday, Jan. 18, 9 a.m.-noon, at the Cele Peterson Rose Garden, 920 S. Concert Place.
Volunteers should bring clippers, gloves, and rakes. Water will be provided. The Rose Society of Tucson will conduct a demonstration on how to prune roses prior to the project.
With Tucson being such a dog-friendly city, complete with seven dog parks, it's important to keep your dog leashed for everyone's safety. In the video below, Tucson Police Department K9 Unit Officer Erin Winans reminds pet owners of the very important leash law in the City of Tucson.
The next quarterly meeting of the Unified Community Advisory Board (UCAB) is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15, 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. Stakeholders work together to participate in the cleanup process.
Tucson Parks and Recreation is seeking groundskeepers to maintain and repair facilities and grounds at City of Tucson parks. The position is responsible for inspecting equipment and facilities, conducting preventive maintenance, and ensuring safety.
Groundskeepers also operate tractors, mowers, trucks, carts, and transport equipment by pulling trailers. Duties also include working with user groups and volunteer organizations and assisting with setups for special events.
Our local electric utility, Tucson Electric Power, is asking the Arizona Corporation Commission for a rate hike. There will be a hearing on Monday, January 13th and you’ll have a chance to weigh in.
The proposed rate increase would mean $76 million for the company, which would be $7.61 per month for the average residential rate payer.
I was briefed on the rate increase a few weeks ago, and there are a number of things that frustrate me beyond what is being asked of you as a consumer.
The Southern Arizona YWCA is now enrolling for the DreamBuilder Bootcamp.
The DreamBuilder Bootcamp is a 13 week class that provides support and structure as you learn key business principles & build a business plan. The bootcamp includes access to online learning portals and in-person instruction from established business owners and mentors in a supportive community of other local entrepreneurs. The bootcamp's classes are taught by new & established entrepreneurs who would like a weekly dose of accountability and structure to reach business planning goals.
A public meeting for the Broadway improvement project from Euclid Avenue to Country Club Road will be held Monday, Jan. 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the First Assembly of God Church, 1749 E. Broadway Blvd. Updated information will be available on the construction schedule, landscape and streetscape designs, public art, and more.
The next 2nd Saturdays Downtown takes place tomorrow, Jan. 11. Events during the day include Living History Day at the Presidio San Augustín del Tucson, Family Brain Boost at the Children's Museum Tucson, and the Tucson Fringe Festival at the Screening Room.
Evening events include live music at the Mercado San Agustín, Hotel McCoy, La Cocina, and other locations. Starting at 6 p.m., the Scott Avenue Stage features Just Namima, Moontrax, and Tongs.
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) is looking for applicants to fill two at-large seats on its Citizens Accountability for Regional Transportation Committee. The oversight committee meets as needed and monitors the progress toward implementation of the 2006 voter-approved, 20-year regional transportation plan, which runs through June 2026.
A new HAWK pedestrian crossing signal is being installed at the intersection of Speedway Boulevard and Richey Avenue. Crews are working 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Two lanes of travel will be maintained in each direction on Speedway, with no travel impacts on Richey.