Ward 4 News
It's time to vote! In this edition I talk about on how our community is working to keep voting safe & secure for everyone. Also, you can find out what we have been up to in the last two weeks, and some consituent (that's you) opportunities. You can find all of that and more by clicking here.
You are invited to a virtual public meeting on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for the Houghton Road: 22nd Street to Irvington Road project. You can attend the meeting in the following ways:
Online: Meeting Link: https://bit.ly/3j1gi8Z
The City of Tucson Mayor and Council recently approved $1 million in CARES Act funds to help small businesses with utilities. The Small Business Utility Assistance grant program will start accepting applications Monday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m. For more information to see if you qualify, please click here.
Update: Traffic Switch
Temporary asphalt paving on the east side of Houghton Road from Valencia Road to Mary Ann Cleveland Way is complete. Crews from Borderland Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to shift traffic from the west side of Houghton Road to the east side of the roadway at about 7 a.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020.
Please join me as I host Chief Chris Magnus from the Tucson Police Department and Chief Chuck Ryan from the Tucson Fire Department as we discuss everything related to public safety.
A partnership with Pima Council on Aging, Catholic Social Services, and Tucson Parks and Recreation will be offering senior meal pick up every Monday and Wednesday from 11 a.m.- noon at both Freedom and William Clements Recreation Center in Ward 4. If for some reason a senior can't pick up their meal, delivery can be made on those same days after 12:30 pm. Seniors will need to contact the center and leave a message.
The Houghton Road Corridor, spanning 13 miles from Interstate 10 to Tanque Verde Road, is one of the corridor projects included in the 2006 voter-approved Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) plan. Five segments have been completed, and others are in progress. To get information on these projects including the status, please visit http://www.houghtonroad.info/.
I will be hosting 2020 Ward 4 Virtual Town Hall Series in the month of August, September, and October. On Wednesday, August 26th you will have a chance to hear from Tucson Transportation and Mobility Director Diana Alarcon about the status of our streets, Move Tucson, and other related items.
It’s more important than ever to support our local business owners, while we all try to navigate through this hard time. Here is a list of local businesses located right here in Ward 4. If you are a small business owner not listed here, please contact my office at firstname.lastname@example.org>