Starting at 6 a.m. tomorrow, May 4, City of Tucson residents can register online for Tucson Parks and Recreation's summer 2019 KIDCO, In-Betweener's Club, and Jr. Staff in Training. Registration begins at 9 a.m. for leisure and aquatics classes. Non-city residents can register starting at 1 p.m. May 4.
The City of Tucson and Pima County request your help and input in preparing Tucson's upcoming Five-year Consolidated Plan.
Your comments are anonymous and will contribute to the understanding of the challenges facing our community.
Please respond no later than May 15.
Safely dispose of any paints, chemicals, oils, pesticides, and certain other items that are sitting unused in your shed or garage. The City of Tucson Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd., is open tomorrow, May 4, 8 a.m.-noon, for household hazardous waste collection. Drop-off is free for city residents.
The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) invite you to attend a public meeting to learn about the Houghton Road projects currently in construction or design. These projects are part of the overall plan to improve Houghton Road from Tanque Verde Road to Interstate 10 and part of the voter-approved $2.1 billion RTA plan.
The open house will be Thursday, May 16, 6 to 7:30 pm (Drop by any time) at Secrist Middle School, 3400 S Houghton Road
Overall improvements planned for the corridor project include:
Many of you remember between 2013 and 2016, there was work being done on Houghton Road, especially between 22nd Street and Broadway. I made sure to give all of you constant updates on the work being done there.
After that phase of the project was complete, you weren’t hearing much news about it, at least not from me. Work has still been going, just much further south of us. Work on a bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks south of Tucson was completed earlier this year and the section between that bridge and I-10 is currently ongoing.
The traffic signals at the Broadway Boulevard and Wilmot Road intersection will not be in operation tomorrow, May 2, as crews replace underground conduit and wiring. The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is expected to be completed by 4 p.m. the same day. The schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.
Police officers will direct travel through the intersection until the work is finished. You can expect delays when driving in the work zone. Please obey all traffic control signs and watch for construction personnel in the area.
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is conducting an environmental study to identify a potential 280-mile corridor for the proposed Interstate 11 (I-11) corridor between Nogales and Wickenburg. The Tier 1 environmental review process considers a wide range of Build Corridor Alternatives and the No-Build (do nothing) Alternative.
Bring your blanket, chair, and snacks to the outdoor movie night showing of Smallfoot on Friday, May 3. The 6-9 p.m. event will be held at the Marty Birdman Center in Balboa Heights Park, 2536 N. Castro Ave.
Presented by Tucson Parks and Recreation, the family-friendly event will have free popcorn, snow cones, and pre-movie activities. The movie will begin at sunset.
For more information, call 520-791-5950.
The City of Tucson's Human Resources department is seeking a qualified human resources professional to join its Classification and Compensation Unit. This position performs job analyses, prepares job announcements, and updates job descriptions. A human resources analyst will also conduct the recruitment process, develop applicant screening and selection devices, evaluate applications and resumes, oversee interview panels, and conduct reference checks.
In a new series of public service announcements (PSAs), local dignitaries describe how spare change can help Tucson's homeless population. In one of the videos (below), Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild talks about the positive change the merchant-driven, all-volunteer program to help end homelessness in Tucson is making.
On Thursday, May 2, 2019, the traffic signals at the Broadway and Wilmot Road intersection will not be in operation as crews replace underground conduit and wiring.
The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.
Police officers will direct travel through the intersection until the work is complete. The traveling public can expect delays when driving in this work area. Please obey all traffic control signs and watch for construction personnel in the area.
The 2019 Día de San Juan Fiesta is officially happening this summer! This year, Tucson Water and the Día De San Juan Coalition are joining forces to create a unique 3 part event celebrating water in the desert. The event will start with the launching of the Santa Cruz River Heritage Project in Barrio Santa Cruz, then go on to the traditional procession through Barrio Sin Nombre and end with a big Fiesta at the MSA Annex. This celebration will feature live music, food, arts & crafts vendors, games, activities for children, and more!
The traffic signals at the intersection of Speedway Boulevard and Camino Seco will not be in operation tomorrow, April 30, as crews replace the underground conduit and wiring. The work is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and is expected to be completed by 4 p.m. the same day.
Police officers will direct traffic through the intersection until the work is finished. Expect delays when driving in this area. Watch for construction personnel and obey all traffic control signs in the work zone.
Ward 1 Tucson City Council Member Regina Romero and the Tucson Parks and Recreation department invite you to actively participate in a discussion of Tucson Delivers: Parks + Connections Bond projects and planning for the future of Joaquin Murrieta Park and El Rio Park.
The public meeting is tomorrow, April 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at El Rio Neighborhood Center, Multipurpose Room, 1390 W. Speedway Blvd.