From Southwest Gas:
Tucson Police Department plans crosswalk enforcement
Ride public transit to 4th Avenue Spring Street Fair
Tucson recognized as a Tree City
How to report transportation concerns
Tucson takes part in International Day of Happiness
Great News, U.S. Rep. Martha McSally (Arizona CD-2) has joined us to fight to keep our Postal Distribution Center open. Cong. Raul Grijalva and Cong. Ann Kirkpatrick also signed on to this bipartisan letter. What follows is the news release.
From Fernando Molina of Tucson Water:
Rupture of a 30” reclaimed water line has resulted in the temporary closure of Glenn Street, east of Swan Road to Torino Avenue.
Drinking water customers are not affected by the break. The reclaimed water line provides recycled water service to several users, who have been contacted. Tucson Water will be utilizing boosters in the distribution system to help restore supply.
Repairs may take up to three weeks. Tucson Water contractors will be in the area and motorists are asked to exercise caution.
City Council approves tax incentives for major employer
4th Avenue Spring Street Fair means temporary route adjustments for streetcar
Tucson Police prepare for March Madness
Recruitment underway for Police Service Operators
City employees honored at Women in Government Awards
Deputy City Manager accepts job in Dallas
Mayor and Council to discuss urban camping ordinance
Voter-approved road improvements continue
Reclaimed water line repairs close Glenn Street east of Swan Road
Job opportunity: Crime Scene Specialist
Fourth Avenue will be the host of the annual Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair this weekend. The Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair begins on Friday, March 20, 2015 and is open daily through Sunday, March 22, 2015, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Attendance for the Street Fair is estimated to be approximately 300,000 people, so please adjust travel plans accordingly.
TUCSON, Ariz. –Sun Link streetcar and Sun Tran buses provide a cost-effective transportation option to the 45th annual 4th Avenue Spring Street Fairfrom March 20 through March 22, open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
FLOWING WELLS ROAD – ROGER ROAD TO MIRACLE MILE
IRONWOOD HILL DRIVE – SHANNON ROAD TO SILVERBELL ROAD
On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on Flowing Wells Road between Roger Road and Miracle Mile.
Crews will begin the project by lowering manhole covers and water valve covers. Lowering the utility covers is scheduled to be complete by Friday, March 20, 2015. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
Grant Road repair to begin later this month
Streetcar exceeds initial ridership estimate
Get a free bike light tomorrow
Arizona Wildcats Road to the Final Four begins Thursday
Tucson Police recruiting officers
Mayor Rothschild announced today that the City Council unanimously selected Cochise County Administrator Michael Ortega as our new City Manager. A final contract will be presented at the April 7 Mayor and Council Meeting, with an anticipated start date in June. Mr. Ortega's resume, as well as recordings of the Public Forum and the City Manager Appointment Advisory Committee Meeting, are available at https://www.tucsonaz.gov/home/announcement/city-manager-candidates.
The Ward 5 Council Office is hosting a shred-a-thon Saturday, March 14, 8 am to 1130 at the Ward 5 Council Office, located at 4300 S. Park.
Collections for the Community Food Bank will also be expected.
I want to congratulate two members of the Ward 5 staff, Melinda Jacobs and Heileen Evans, who
were nominated for the 2015 Pima County Tucson Women’s Commission, Women in Government
Awards. The Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission recognizes the outstanding work of
women in public service at its annual Women in Government Awards Celebration. Congratulations
Melinda and Heileen for being recognized for your work and commitment to public service.
The ceremony takes place Friday, March 13 at the TCC.