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Town Hall with Council Member Durham and Supervisor Bronson September 27th, 2018

We are excited for Council Member Paul Durham to partner with Supervisor Sharon Bronson for a Town Hall on Thursday, September 27th.
Two topics that will be discussed are Proposition 407 and Proposition 463. These two items will be on the ballot on November 6th. Find out how these propositions will affect you and your neighborhood.
 

Homebuyer Expo This Weekend

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is hosting a Homebuyer Expo this Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Catalina High School gym, 3645 E. Pima St. If you're tired of renting, find a path to homeownership that works for you. Information will be available on homebuyer assistance programs, qualifying for a mortgage, and improving your credit score.

Pickleball Tournament Next Month

Tucson Parks and Recreation's Udall Regional Center is hosting its 7th annual Pickleball Tournament on Friday, Oct. 12, at 9 a.m. The tournament will be mixed doubles for those 18 years of age or older, best two out of three, double elimination.

Registration is open and runs through Oct. 10. The cost is $10 per team and includes lunch. Limited space is available. For more information, please call (520) 791-4931.

Job Opportunity: Senior Engineering Associates for Tucson Water

The City of Tucson is recruiting senior engineering associates for its Water department. The positions are for the Distribution Design and the New Development sections, and each has unique and similar responsibilities. These include reviewing water system, design, and master plans; preparation of design and construction plans; and coordination with other water divisions and with developers, the public, and other stakeholders.

Steve K's Newsletter 9/24/18

Topics in this issue...

  • Maynards to the Moon
  • Be Kind
  • Half-Staff
  • Gun Dealer Code of Conduct
  • Benedictine Monastery
  • Benedictine Public Events
  • More Miramonte Development
  • Film Industry
  • Local Tucson
  • Two Water Items
  • Garden District Porch Fest
  • Pima County Interfaith Council Candidate Forum
  • Events & Entertainment

Paul's Note - September 21, 2018

We’ve gotten complaints from several of the residents at Far Horizons trailer park south of our office. They have been without gas service for nearly two months.

It’s been a learning experience for both me and my staff about what the city’s responsibilities are in this area. We have, however, educated ourselves on the unique circumstances that locations like Far Horizons have in their interactions with utility companies.

Indoor Football Team Gets a Name

The Tucson Sugar Skulls are the latest addition to Tucson's sports scene. At a public unveiling of the team's name and logo last night, Tucson Indoor Football officially became the Sugar Skulls, as a nod to the popular sugar skull logo in the city's annual Day of the Dead and All Souls Procession. The team's logo features a sugar skull wearing sunglasses and a sombrero surrounded by two guitar necks.

Pima County Hosting Two Public Meetings on Commercial Sewer Bill Calculations

The Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department (RWRD) will host two public meetings to propose changes in how multi-family, commercial, and industrial class users’ bills for sewer and wastewater rates are calculated. Rates currently are determined based on average water usage during December, January, and February. Pima County is proposing to base rates on actual water usage. This proposal does not affect residential users.

Landscape Plants for the Arizona Desert Booklet is a Guide to Growing

Tucson Water and the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association (AMWUA) offer Landscape Plants for the Arizona Desert, a guide to help residents create an attractive, water-efficient landscape. Plants listed include trees, shrubs, groundcovers, vines, cacti, and more. The plants featured were selected by landscape professionals and are drought hardy, tolerant of heat and cold, and adapted to our soil conditions.

'Music in the Park' Saturday Concert Series Continues at Udall Park

The Arizona Symphonic Winds continues its "Music in the Park" fall concert series tomorrow, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. at the László Veres Amphitheater at Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road. Established in 1986, the ensemble is a volunteer-based community concert band led by music director and conductor László Veres.

Attendees are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, a picnic basket, and enjoy an evening of entertainment for the entire family. All concerts in the series are free to attend.

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