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4th of July Fireworks

The 23rd annual “A” Mountain Fireworks Celebration, sponsored by Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, will start at approximately 9:15 p.m., on Thursday, July 4.

Residents can enjoy the fireworks from the Tucson Convention Center’s (TCC) Parking Lot B (off Cushing Street between Granada and Church avenues) or Parking Lot C (off Granada between Broadway Boulevard and Cushing Street). Free parking will be available all day Thursday at the City/State garage and at meters throughout the downtown area.

City Holiday Closures and Service Changes

All City of Tucson offices, except for emergency services, will be closed tomorrow, July 4, for Independence Day.

City residential and commercial trash and recycling customers with a collection day of Thursday or Friday will have their service delayed by one day this week. The Los Reales Landfill will be open on Thursday. The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility at 2440 W. Sweetwater Drive will be closed July 4 and 5. The 1st Saturday HHW collection at the Eastside Service Center has been canceled due to the holiday.

Water Rates and Charges Increased July 1

Increases in certain water rates and charges took effect Monday, July 1. Changes include the residential monthly service and volume charges, the reclaimed monthly service and usage charges, and the fire sprinkler monthly service charge.

There are also increases in the monthly usage charges for multifamily, mobile home, commercial, industrial, and construction customers. The Central Arizona Project charge per Ccf increases from $0.69 to $0.70.

Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month During July

Get ready to get in the game this July with Tucson Parks and Recreation and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). This year, it’s all about highlighting the fun, games, and exciting offerings at our nation’s parks and recreation centers. Tucson Parks and Recreation is encouraging everyone to get out there and get in the game in their own way at their parks and recreation centers.

Register for Fall Adult Slowpitch Softball Leagues

The Tucson Parks and Recreation department is now accepting mail-in registrations for the Fall Adult Slowpitch Softball Leagues. Register in person at the Sports Unit, 920 S. Randolph Way, from July 5-31. The cost is $316 per team of 15 players and $5 for each additional player.

The season begins Aug. 5. Call the Sports Unit at (520) 791-4870 for more information and registration options.

City Hiring Litigation Support Clerks

The City of Tucson is recruiting litigation support clerks to work in the City Attorney’s Office. These positions provide a wide variety of routine to difficult litigation support to the office's Criminal Division.

They also provide assistance to the public, including defendants, public defenders, private counsel, victims, witnesses, and other government agency personnel. Much of the work is confidential and deadline intensive.

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