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The monsoon officially began today, at least for recordkeeping purposes at the National Weather Service, and the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) is helping people prepare for the summer rainy season. Storms are in the forecast today through Saturday night.
Over a two-day period earlier this week, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) took in nearly 180 animals, causing an overcrowding crisis at the shelter. As of yesterday, PACC had close to 350 dogs and more than 250 cats. The shelter desperately needs people to adopt and foster the animals to relieve the overcrowding.
The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is looking for motivated and dedicated individuals interested in serving the Tucson community. An officer performs patrol duties, responds to routine and emergency calls, and assists with crime prevention.
The City of Tucson's Parks and Recreation department is looking for experienced, enthusiastic instructors to teach ballet, tap, and creative dance programs at various recreation centers. This position provides service to the patrons of Parks and Recreation Leisure Class programs and is responsible for planning and conducting specialized skills acquisition classes.
Aside from adult classes, Tucson Parks and Recreation offers numerous classes for younger kids, such as Little Movers and Shakers for those at least six months of age, music and dance instruction, arts and crafts, and even a cooking class.
In the latest edition of Sierra Says from Tucson 12, get a first-hand look at some of those classes.
On Thursday, June 14, 2018 and Friday, June 15, 2018 crews from the Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will replace the traffic signal control cabinet at Golf Links Road and Pantano Parkway. Work hours will be 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. During the work, the traffic signals and street lighting at the intersection will be completely inoperable, and the intersection will be considered a four-way stop, with stop signs in place.
As part of Tucson Parks and Recreation's "Summer Chill-In" program, youth 17 and under can enjoy free admission to recreation centers and pools, attend an evening Family Splash Bash, enjoy Cox Communications' Movies in the Park at Reid Park, or take $2 swim lessons.
Do you have knowledge or expertise in an area that could benefit your local government? If so, consider serving on a City board, committee, or commission (BCC) created by Tucson’s Mayor and City Council to help their decision-making process.
The Tucson Fire Department (TFD) is seeking candidates to be an ambulance billing specialist. Responsibilities include performing billing for Advance Life Support transport claims and necessary follow-up with Medicare, Medicaid, primary and secondary insurance companies, and private payers to ensure claim accuracy.
The Cinema La Placita summer movie series hosts classic movies in an outdoor setting every Thursday night at 7:30, through August, in the Tucson Museum of Art's Plaza of the Pioneers, 140 N. Main Ave.
Hundreds of Tucsonans enjoy the pleasant summer evenings with a different movie each week for $3 per person (includes popcorn). Tomorrow's movie is Top Hat (1935), starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
Topics in this issue...
- Be Kind
- Be Smart
- Differential Water Rates
- Environmental Services Surcharge
- Complete Streets Policy
- Campbell & Grant
- Himmel Park
- Clean Energy Initiative
- Benedictine Monastery
- Pima Animal Care Center
- Microchipping & Adoptions
- Zoo Management & Expansion
- Local Tucson
- Events & Entertainment
1) A repaving project is underway on 22nd Street from Houghton Road to one-half mile east. This includes removing existing asphalt and repaving. Manhole and water valve covers will be raised level with the new asphalt on Tuesday, June 19. Residential access will be maintained at all times during the project, but motorists can expect some delays.
Tucson and Pima County courts will join together tomorrow, June 12, at 240 N. Stone Ave. to help individuals resolve outstanding warrants and/or pending traffic or criminal cases.