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Karin's Note: Friday, May 22, 2015

Karin's Note: Friday, May 22, 2015
- Ward 3 Events
- Did You Know?
Dear Tucsonans,
I hope you’ll provide your thoughts on two particular issues over the coming weeks (and of course on anything else you want me to hear):   the City Budget and Charter Change Proposals.

NewsNet 05-21-15

Sun Link welcomes one millionth passenger

Tucson City Council approves water rate increase

Summer Safari Nights program begins tomorrow at Reid Park Zoo

TREO to change name to Sun Corridor, Inc.

Job opportunity: Tucson Water System Operator

Euclid Avenue and Fifth Street TOUCAN Pedestrian and Bike Signal Installation

On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, PACE Electric, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to install a TOUCAN pedestrian and bike signal at Euclid Avenue and Fifth Street. Work on this project will be conducted Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. At least one travel lane will be open in each direction at all times during the project. The project is scheduled to be complete by the end of August.

NewsNet 05-19-15

Surveys launched to gather opinions about impending postal consolidation

Tucson Police Chief visits New Jersey for national community policing conference

Third Street to be repaved for Campbell Avenue to Tucson Boulevard

Public hearing tonight on water rates

May is Tucson Fitness Month

Third Street - Campbell Avenue to Tucson Boulevard Resurfacing Project

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, crews from Intermountain Slurry Seal, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin milling (removing asphalt) and repaving Third Street between Campbell Avenue and Tucson Boulevard.

Third Street will be closed to all through traffic on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 for the milling work and on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 for the repaving work. The closures on both days will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tucson Leaders to Residents: Speak Up about Postal Impacts

– Elected and Business Officials release public surveys to collect citizen reaction to Cherrybell post office consolidation– 


Tucson, AZ– May 18, 2015–  Tucson Vice Mayor Richard Fimbres and numerous elected and business officials have launched a set of open surveys in an effort to provide the residents of Tucson a platform to share opinions about, and impacts of, the consolidation plans for the Tucson Postal Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC)/Cherrybell.    


NewsNet 05-18-15

City budget set for tentative adoption this week

Tucson Water prepared for continuing drought

Sun Tran to open new Park and Ride lot on eastside

Tucson in top 10 list of most bikeable cities

Help make recycling more effective

NewsNet 05-15-15

Tucson part of case study on climate change measures

Library's Summer Reading program begins tomorrow

'Music under the Stars' concerts continue this weekend

Enjoy a walk exploring Reid Park

Arizona Wildcats team with Tucson Fire Department for fire prevention


The following is a news release just sent out this morning about a new 14 screen movie theatre to be built at the Tucson Marketplace at the Bridges in Ward 5.  I want to congratulate Eric Davis and to thank Cindy Ayala and Sara O'Neil for their work on the Bridges Design Review Committee to make this happen.  Another great day in Ward 5!

Theft Prevention Tips

The key to preventing theft from vehicles starts with YOU!

Nobody wants to be a victim of crime, but if you leave your purse, computer, tools or other valuable items in your auto, you’re increasing the risk that you will become a theft-from-vehicle victim.

Many thefts from vehicles are the result of people leaving their car doors unlocked or leaving items of value in the car where would-be thieves can easily spot them. The message- if thieves can see it, they will steal it.

NewsNet 05-14-15

Tucson Police launch 'Know Your Limit' campaign

City's economic development director accepts position in Maryland

Summer movies return to La Placita Village downtown

Deadline for summer Parks and Recreation class registration is Sunday

Help ‘Keep our Blue Skies Blue’


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