A proposal to allow casitas, or Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), in Tucson was recommended for approval by the Planning Commission. Mayor and Council will hold a virtual Public Hearing on October 19 before they consider adopting this code amendment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit comments or request to speak at the virtual hearing.
The Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced Tucson as one of 26 U.S. cities selected to receive a grant as part of their Asphalt Art Initiative. The Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Asphalt Art Initiative provides cities with grants of up to $25,000, as well as technical support for projects that use art and design to improve street safety, revitalize public spaces, and engage residents of their communities.
“This dance doesn’t work.”
That was what was told to a member of my staff by a TPD officer that works with the homeless population. He’s right.
A Message from Steve K...
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Meet Lily and Marin – Girl Scout Troop 217
Benedictine Plant Sale
Data and Risk Level
PFAS and the Air Force
Free Green Waste Disposal
László Veres announced that he is “winding down” his tenure with the Tucson Pops Orchestra this summer.
It’s a loss for Tucson, to be sure, but those of us who enjoy the concerts of the Arizona Symphonic Winds, an ensemble he founded in 1986, have at least a few more seasons to hear them play at Udall Park.
The removal of existing asphalt, subgrade preparation and base paving work will take place at the Broadway and Campbell Avenue intersection from 6 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021, until about 5 a.m. on Monday, September 27, 2021. During this work, the north side of the Broadway and Campbell Avenue intersection will be closed to travel.
The City of Tucson will discontinue the option to use Advance Payment Accounts (APA) to facilitate the transition to a new multi-departmental permitting system and given other online payment options currently available, including credit card and ACH (electronic check). APA accounts will be phased out over the next few months with ample time for larger projects and developers who currently rely on these accounts to adjust and establish alternate means of payment.
The City of Tucson and Pima County’s Eviction Prevention Program, administered by the Community Investment Corporation, got some recognition this week from local media.
Hispanic Heritage Month
By Ward 5 Council Member Richard Fimbres
September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, which traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries.