Council Member Shirley C. Scott
Open house for the Houghton Road: Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad construction. The open house is scheduled for Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Desert Sky Middle School, 9850 E. Rankin Loop, Tucson, AZ 85747. Drop by any time during the open house.
Tucson was the first city in the country to install HAWK crossings, and now there are more than 130 HAWK crossings across Pima County, including Oro Valley. City of Tucson Transportation Administrator Richard Nassi developed the crossings in the early 1990s. HAWK crossings reduce pedestrian crashes by 69% (Federal Highway Administration Study)
The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is seeking applicants for its new Police-Community Advisory Council. The Council will assist the TPD in gathering public input on new policies or initiatives. It also will work directly with Tucson residents to identify, prioritize, and address community concerns. The Council will help ensure that members of the public have ongoing and meaningful input in how their communities are polices.
Council Member Scott joined Mayor Rothschild, Diamond Ventures and Ryan Companies for ground breaking that will soon be the spot for Ross, T.J. Max and Petco located at Houghton Town Center (Houghton Rd & Mary Ann Cleveland Way). The new buildings are expected to be open by mid Summer.
Ascensus, the nation’s largest independent retirement and college savings services provider, is pleased to announce that it plans to open a new office location in Tucson, Arizona by mid-2017. The new office will be located in the UA Tech Park at Rita Road, a research park owned and operated by the University of Arizona.
Tucson Parks and Recreation’s Activity Guide for Spring 2017 has arrived and copies are available for pick up at all Parks and Recreation Department facilities, including district offices, centers and pools, or can be viewed on-line at: www.tucsonaz.gov/parks.