The City of Tucson is hiring street maintenance workers for its Transportation Department. The street maintenance worker I position will maintain and repair streets, alleyways, sidewalks, shoulders, curbs, drainage ways and rights of way. The street maintenance worker II position will work with the Department of Corrections Inmate Program and operate specialized equipment in drainageways and along roadways.
Cell 4A, a new waste disposal area, is now open at the Los Reales Landfill, 5300 E. Los Reales Road. Construction of Cell 4A began in March 2019 at a cost of $3.2 million. It is expected to last five-to-six years and will hold approximately 3.35 million tons of waste. It covers an area of 12 acres.
The City of Tucson and Sun Tran were awarded $221,100 from the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Human Trafficking Awareness and Public Safety Initiative. The City was one of 24 organizations in the United States to receive FTA grant funding.
Safely dispose of paints, chemicals, oils, pesticides, and certain other items that are sitting unused in your shed or garage. The City of Tucson Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd., is open Saturday, Feb. 1, 8 a.m.-noon, for household hazardous waste collection. Drop-off is free for city residents.
Please do not bring medical waste, dried paint, ammunition, explosives, or CRT monitors. Vehicles should enter north from Prudence Road.
Test your athletic skills this weekend and have fun in the park. The Punt, Pass, and Kick Contest will be held tomorrow, Feb. 1, 10 a.m.-noon, at Jacinto Park, 2600 N. 15th Ave.
Walmart gift cards will be distributed for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each age group. The three age groups are elementary school, middle school, and high school. There'll be free food from Taqueria Juanitos, face painting, and other activities.
The City of Tucson Transportation Department is launching a long-range transportation master plan called Move Tucson: Delivering Mobility Choices. Move Tucson is the first step in creating a transportation system that works for all Tucsonans now and into the future.
Tucson Mayor Regina Romero last week wrapped up her first U.S. Conference of Mayors gathering in Washington, D.C. The event was an opportunity for mayors to meet, exchange ideas, and discuss policy solutions on a variety of issues. Mayor Romero also met with federal agencies to advocate for federal investment in Tucson.