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Paul's Note - June 10, 2022

I want to thank all of you that attended the neighborhood legislature last week. With so much anger and nonsense in our politics, it was good to have a room full of citizens listening to each other and asking smart questions. I’m hoping to have one more later this year. My staff and I are discussing possible topics

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I participated in a ceremony renaming the Rincon Police Substation on Golf Links after Erik Hite last week.

City of Tucson HCD Issues Request for Proposals to Provide ESG-CV Homelessness Prevention Services (Proposals Due July 12, 2022 by 12pm AZ Time)

The City of Tucson Housing and Community Development Department (HCD) is pleased to announce the release of our ESG-CV Homelessness Prevention Services Request for Proposals (RFP). This RFP will provide $250,000 in CARES Act Emergency Solutions Grant funds for the administration of expanded homelessness prevention services to prevent individuals and families from experiencing homelessness.

Eligible applicants include not-for-profit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.

Prop 101 Crack Seal/Fog Seal June 6

Crews from VSS International, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are continuing the crack seal/ fog seal program on various roadway segments throughout the City. The roadway improvements are associated with the voter-approved Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program.

During the fog seal work, crews are scheduled to work nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Friday. The dates and locations where the improvements will take place in the next two weeks of the program are:

Fog Seal:

Paul's Note - June 3, 2022

I’ve long been an advocate for making neighborhood pools as available for Tucsonans, particularly young people, as possible. 

The trouble has always been funding. It took a long time for our budget to recover from the Great Recession, and one of the ways we saved money was by not opening pools and keeping limited schedules for the ones we opened. 

Operation Splash 2022

Protecting the traveling public on City streets during Tucson’s summer thunderstorm season is the objective of the Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility’s (DTM) Operation Splash campaign. As weather patterns shift to bring moisture into Tucson, crews from DTM’s Streets Maintenance Division will deliver barricades to hundreds of dip crossings throughout the City beginning Monday, June 6, 2022.

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