Each year, approximately 60 local teenagers are accepted into the Teen Volunteer Program, with the goal of educating the public. In the Tucson 12 video below, follow Christina Bryant, a volunteer since 2014, as she shows what the program has to offer.
The City of Tucson is recruiting a lead planner for its water conservation programs in Tucson Water’s Public Information and Conservation Office. The position promotes water efficiency and the beneficial use of water resources in Tucson and oversees educational materials, training, and contracts for water conservation.
Join 25,000 other customers, and go paperless with a Utility Services eBill account. Set up your own secure, password-protected account and get electronic notification of your statement and payment due date. You also have the option to click to pay.
The eBill service also includes Tucson Water’s monthly newsletter and any inserts mailed to customers. You can send an email directly to Customer Service from the website if you have billing or account questions.
With storms in the forecast for the rest of the week, it's a good time to remember that the summer monsoon can produce heavy rains that may result in flash flooding in specific areas. Flash floods can occur many miles away from the storm that causes them. Drivers are reminded to not drive around barricades, which are in place for their protection.
Starting tomorrow, Aug. 16, the Sun Link streetcar will temporarily modify its service schedule on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights to offer service until 2 a.m. All other hours of operation remain the same. The extension of hours will be in effect through Dec. 15, 2018.
The City of Tucson is recruiting a lead planner for its Housing and Community Development department. The position manages federally funded projects and federal block grant entitlement and competitive programs.
Duties also include preparing and amending the Five Year Consolidated and Annual Action plans and reports. A lead planner also conducts research, collects technical materials, and meets with businesses and organizations.
The Cinema La Placita summer movie series hosts classic movies in an outdoor setting every Thursday night at 7:30, through Aug. 30, in the Tucson Museum of Art's Plaza of the Pioneers, 140 N. Main Ave. Hundreds of Tucsonans enjoy the pleasant summer evenings with a different movie each week for $3 per person (includes popcorn).
The City of Tucson is asking voters to consider a $225 million Parks and Connections Bond to fund capital improvements, and more.
The bond package, Proposition 407, would fund improvements that will promote mobility, accessibility, and safety at major parks, neighborhood and community parks, recreation centers, pools, splash pads, and sports fields at 100 of our city’s 128 parks. Bond funds also would improve connections with greenways, shared-use paths, pedestrian safety features, sidewalks, and bicycle lanes.
The recreation centers at El Pueblo and Clements are closed today (Aug. 13) through Sunday (Aug. 19) for deep cleaning of the centers. The gyms also also closed today and will remain that way until Aug. 25 for resurfacing of the wood floors. Feel free to use any of the nearby recreation centers during this time.