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Adoption of Tentative City Budget Tonight

After months of planning and tweaking the Fiscal Year 2016/17 Recommended Budget, the Mayor and Tucson City Council tonight is scheduled to adopt the tentative $1.37 billion plan that includes a mix of spending cuts and revenue increases.

City Manager Michael Ortega formally submitted the structurally balanced budget last month. Another meeting and public hearing will be held June 7 prior to final budget adoption.

Tucson is a PulsePoint Connected Community (Video)

The Tucson area is a connected community, giving citizens the chance to save lives via the PulsePoint app for smartphones. PulsePoint is a product that connects CPR/AED trained members of the public to emergency calls nearby.

The app alerts members to an emergency that may require the use of CPR and/or an AED. PulsePoint will send an alert to any registered user with a smartphone within the proximity of the emergency. The system also provides the location of the closest AED.

Citizen Advisory Committee Plaque Dedication for Kino Parkway - 22nd Street Intersection on May 16

Join the City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) as they dedicate a plaque to honor the Citizen Advisory Committee for the Kino Parkway – 22nd Street Intersection Improvement Project on Monday, May 16, at 10 a.m. under the overpass on the southern wall at Kino Parkway and 22nd Street.

Speakers will include Tucson Council Member Richard Fimbres; representatives from the Tucson Department of Transportation, the Regional Transportation Authority along with members of the project’s Citizen Advisory Committee.

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