Become a landscape professional with certification from the Pima County SmartScape Program. Registration is underway for the SmartScape Series for Landscape Professionals, which begins Tuesday, Jan. 8. The series consists of eight classes over four weeks, followed by an exam, all taught by University of Arizona faculty and local business professionals.
Tucson Parks and Recreation has received an application to rename the Golf Links Sports Complex to the Todd M. Harris Sports Complex. In accordance with the Tucson Parks and Recreation department's Naming of Parks and Recreational Amenities policy, the application was received and verified for completeness by the department and is subject to a 45-day public comment period.
The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is accepting applications for police officer trainees. Once recruited, a trainee attends the police academy to learn skills and practices, assists with performing patrol duties, responds to routine and emergency calls with another officer, and assists with crime prevention.
The third annual Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) Holiday Pet Supply Drive, sponsored by Pima County Public Library, is underway. From now until Dec. 23, you can drop off donations at any library location.
For a list of needed supplies, pick up a wish list at your nearest library or visit the PACC website. Donors also can find items on PACC's Amazon Wish List. For more information about the drive, call (520) 594-5275.
Tucson Water’s Smart Home Water Guides help residents take simple steps to fix small leaks that can add up to big losses in water and dollars. The guides include sections on outdoor and indoor visual leak inspections, how to read a water meter, and irrigation systems, pools, and spas.
The City of Tucson is accepting applications for the Citizen’s Commission on Public Service and Compensation, a panel that reviews and recommends appropriate salaries for the Mayor and Tucson City Council. This is a two-month appointment.
Starting Jan. 1, 2019, the City of Tucson's Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) will only accept and review submittals online for development packages, subdivision plats, technical standards modification requests, parking design modification requests, Thursday pre-submittal meetings with the City Development Review Committee, and land splits.
Tucson Water reminds its customers that attempted phone scams and fraud increase during the holiday season. If someone calls stating he or she is from Tucson Water and asks for payment for service, hang up. Tucson Water does not initiate requests for payment or financial information from its customers over the telephone.
The holiday season is the time of year when thieves go looking to steal packages and other things out of your car. People are often busy and get distracted, and that's when the bad guys act.