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Landfill No Longer Accepting Cash

As part of the City of Tucson's efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, the Environmental and General Services Department (EGSD) will no longer accept cash payments at the Los Reales Landfill until further notice. Credit cards, debit cards, checks, or rechargeable cash cards will be accepted as payment.

Household Hazardous Waste collection is suspended and will not be available until further notice. There will be no interruption in trash, recycling, or Brush and Bulky Plus.

Tucson Convention Center Donates Food to Gospel Rescue Mission

During the past few weeks, the Tucson Convention Center (TCC) has been working closely with event planners and event organizers monitoring the latest development regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus. Due to the impacts of the pandemic, which prompted event postponement, the TCC identified perishable food and beverage items it could donate.

Mayor Romero Declares Local Emergency

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero made the following statement yesterday, March 17, declaring a local emergency and announcing a new set of actions the City of Tucson is taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and preserve public health: “This morning, after consulting with business stakeholders, the City Attorney, and City Manager, I have made the determination that it is in the best interest of maintaining public health to suspend dine-in services in restaurants and food courts, and transition to delivery/pick-up only services.

City Cashier Locations Closed for In-Person Payments

City of Tucson cashier locations are closed for in-person payments of utility services statements, business fees/licenses, permits, tax collections, and other items, but you can still pay online.

Utility services payments may be dropped off at one of five City of Tucson dropboxes. All other payments should be mailed to City of Tucson, (ATTN: name of department), P.O. Box 27210, Tucson, AZ 85726-7210.

Tucson Convention Center Statement on Ticket Office

The Tucson Convention Center (TCC) has issued the following statement in relation COVID-19 and ticket sales: "The health and safety of our guests and employees is our top priority. Following the recommendations of Tucson Mayor Regina Romero and the City of Tucson Executive Leadership Team, the Tucson Convention Center Ticket Office is closed to the public through the end of March."

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