Our Summer months are not our strongest time for tourism in the Old Pueblo, but it does give us a chance to assess where we are as a destination.
Visit Tucson made a presentation last week on lodging performance, basically, how many nights are people staying in Tucson hotels and how much are they spending on those rooms. The numbers look good for us.
Interestingly, the three measures that the industry uses, occupancy, average daily rate and revenue per available room, has remained stagnant nationwide. Tucson’s numbers in those categories are projected to grow.
Join the next Thrive in the 05 Business Forum "Building on the Area's History" on Monday, Sept. 9, 6-7:30 p.m., at Pima Community College Downtown Campus, 1255 N. Stone Ave., Amethyst Room (CC180). The event features an illustrated talk on the history of the Oracle Road/Miracle Mile area and information on tax credits available for resources within the Miracle Mile Historic District.
The City of Tucson collects development impact fees to fund public infrastructure improvements needed due to new residential and non-residential growth. These fees are set based on a report outlining growth projections and current and future infrastructure needs. The report and data must be updated every five years per Arizona statute.
Safely dispose of any paints, chemicals, oils, pesticides, and certain other items sitting unused in your shed or garage. The City of Tucson Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd., is open tomorrow, Sept. 7, 8 a.m.-noon, for household hazardous waste collection. Drop-off is free for city residents.
The Arizona Symphonic Winds, under music director and conductor László Veres, resumes its free fall concerts on Saturday evenings during September. This Saturday, Sept. 7, is Beautiful Sound of the Bassoon: Marissa Olegario, professor of bassoon at the University of Arizona Fox School of Music performs the virtuoso “Andante and Hungarian Rondo” by Weber.
The City of Tucson is seeking an Information Technology (IT) systems analyst to provide ongoing maintenance and support for all departments within the City organization. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience in systems analysis, design programming, testing, and implementing computer-based information systems. Advanced skills in systems analysis and design with a background in programming are strongly preferred.
The City of Tucson collects Development Impact Fees to fund public infrastructure improvements needed due to new residential and nonresidential growth. Development Impact Fees are one time fees dedicated to expand roads, parks, police services, and fire services. These fees are set based on a report outlining growth projections and current and future infrastructure needs.
More than 300 homeless persons, including 100 estimated veterans, those living on the street, youth who are on their own, and families with children are expected at the Tucson Homeless Connect event on Friday, Oct. 4, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 400 E. University Blvd.
Each September, National Preparedness Month encourages and reminds Americans to be prepared for disasters or emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. The 2019 theme is "Prepared, Not Scared."
Homeowners, families, communities, and businesses can use this opportunity to understand more about preparing for disasters and reducing risks to health and the environment. This also includes cybersecurity.
The City of Tucson Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) is now allowing building package applications to be submitted electronically. Once the application has been submitted via the PDSD Filedrop, administrative review will take place within five working days and notice will be sent to the applicant if the application is incomplete or if substantive review has begun.
Thanks to a corporate work study program, students at San Miguel High School are earning money to help contribute to the cost of their education. On their recent draft day, students learned where they would be working five days per month for the next four years. Learn more in the video below.