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Public Hearing Tomorrow on Amending Major Streets Plan

The Mayor and Tucson City Council tomorrow night will hold a public hearing prior to deciding whether to amend the Major Streets and Routes Plan (MS&R Plan) to include the Baseline Alignment Concept for the Broadway: Euclid to Country Club Improvement Project. The Baseline Alignment Concept unanimously was approved by the Mayor and Council last June.

Commercial Building Expected to Accelerate This Year

Real estate brokers say 2016 should be a busy year for commercial development. That's because deals were reached last year on nearly 1 million square feet of space for stores larger than 10,000 square feet.

The largest building under construction is the 100,000-square-foot Fry’s Food & Drug store on West Valencia Road near Midvale Park Road, according to data from the 2015 year-end Big Box Retail Report.

Price is Right Coming to Tucson in April

The Price Is Right Live™ is an interactive stage show modeled after the TV show The Price is Right. This non-televised version at the Tucson Music Hall offers prizes, including appliances, vacations and a new car. Play classic games from television’s longest running and most popular game show, such as Plinko™, Cliffhangers™, The Big Wheel™, and even the Showcase.

Service Changes for MLK Holiday

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and that means all City of Tucson offices will be closed, except for emergency services. Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Monday, so all customers will have their collections delayed by one day next week. However, the Los Reales Landfill will be open on Monday.

Sun Tran and Sun Link will operate on a regular weekday schedule on MLK Day.

Campbell Avenue - Glenn Street to Grant Road Fog Seal

TRAFFIC ALERT

CAMPBELL AVENUE – GLENN STREET TO GRANT ROAD

FOG SEAL

On Saturday, January 16, 2016, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will begin fog sealing Campbell Avenue between Glenn Street and Grant Road. Work will take place from 7:30 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. During the work, at least one lane of travel in each direction will be maintained.

City Council Approves New Retirement Incentive

The Mayor and Tucson City Council yesterday approved a plan by City Manager Michael Ortega to offer a health insurance incentive for City of Tucson employees eligible to retire. The latest plan offers a varying one-time payout (based on number of dependents) to those who permanently opt out of City-provided insurance. Those who take advantage of the offer can spend the taxable money on insurance premiums for other plans they choose.

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