Our Water, Our Future will be presented live and direct to your home on Tuesday, May 12, 10-11 a.m. Tune in with your 3rd-5th graders for a fun and informative presentation focusing on nature's water cycle, Tucson's urban water cycle, Tucson's water sources, and water conservation.
Tucson's Sentinel Peak, also known as "A" Mountain, was painted blue this morning, May 8, in honor of local health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. The effort, led by Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson, Pima County Supervisor Betty Villegas, Tucson Mayor Regina Romero, and Ward 1 Tucson Council Member Lane Santa Cruz, coincides with National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week.
Ward 6 Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik plays his guitar and performs a Taylor Swift ballad as he pays tribute to health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video below to see the performance and photos of the effects COVID-19 is having on our community.
The City of Tucson created and maintains an up-to-date COVID-19 website that includes information for businesses, residents, and even activities for kids. Visit the website for the latest information about how the City is conducting business during this crisis and the latest status in the community. The site is updated as information continues to evolve.
Rio Nuevo is responding to public demand by sponsoring another round of the Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP) Gift Card Incentive Program. Round 6 goes live this afternoon, May 8, at 5 p.m. Previous rounds began at 6 a.m. and sold out in a matter of minutes, and this will be the first time for an afternoon launch.
Park Tucson's special temporary take-out parking zones in front of restaurants in Downtown Tucson, 4th Avenue, Main Gate Square, and the Mercado District will continue beyond May 10 for an undetermined period of time. These zones are limited to 15 minutes to allow customers to pick up meals from these area restaurants.
Earlier today, Mayor Regina Romero joined ABC News to discuss the timing of reopening businesses in Arizona. Mayor Romero expressed concern over Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s recent decision to open retail stores, hair salons, dine-in restaurants, and other businesses.
The City of Tucson's Office of Economic Initiatives is inviting local businesses to join a free webinar Monday, May 11, from 3-4 p.m., on the latest help for small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Next week's webinar will feature public health expert Dr. Omar A. Contreras, who will help guide us through the reopening of our economy.
Do you have questions about recycling? It can be confusing and the City of Tucson's Environmental and General Services Department (EGSD) is here to help. EGSD is hosting a Virtual Recycling question and answer session on Tuesday, May 12, at 3 p.m.