Ward 5 - Council Member Richard Fimbres

Ward 5 Projects Advance in Pima County Bond Proposal Process

Councilmember Richard Fimbres stated the following, after the vote by the Pima County Bond Advisory Committee at their meeting today:

 

"I want to express my thanks to the Pima County Bond Advisory Committee, which today, voted to move forward three bond project proposals for Willie Blake Park, Silverlake Park and the Buffalo Soldiers Memorial for final consideration by the Pima County Board of Supervisors, expected in February 2015.  Along with the Quincie Douglas Proposal, there are four projects located in Ward 5 that are being considered."

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EL TOUR DE TUCSON TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS - Downtown Tucson will be the site of the El Tour de Tucson start/finish line tomorrow. The event will encompass the entire region with a 107-mile bicycle ride/race, meaning traffic will be restricted at various times in many parts of the city. Beginning tonight at 6 o'clock, Sixth Avenue will be closed between 12th and 13th Streets and will remain closed until late tomorrow afternoon. Beginning at 5 a.m.

Nov. 22/23 Update on Water Main Work at 22nd St. and Country Club

Water valve work on a water transmission main continues, causing some traffic restrictions on eastbound 22nd Street at Country Club Road.

Beginning at 6 a.m., Saturday, November 22, eastbound 22nd St. will be reduced to one travel lane just west of Country Club. The left turn lane to northbound Country Club will be closed. In addition, the left turn lane to eastbound 22nd from southbound Country Club will be closed.

PCC SOCIAL SERVICES STUDENTS ORGANIZING AN EVENT FOR THE HOMELESS AT SANTA RITA PARK

The Social Services Students in two of the Community Organization & Development Classes at Pima Community College would like to invite the veterans and individuals and families experiencing homelessness to the free event “Hand in Hand -Tucson Cares” on Saturday, December 6th , 2014 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. This event will be held at Santa Rita Park, located at 401 E.

Draft Total Force Training Environmental Assessment public comment period will close Nov 24

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.— The 60-Day public comment period for the draft Environmental Assessment for Total Force Training will close on Nov. 24.

 

Total Force Training refers to non-D-M unit training that is hosted on base, including Air Force, sister services, Reserve, Air National Guard, or partner nations.

 

Four Baseball Players Sign Letters to New Mexico State

 

 

Tucson, AZ – Four Pima Community College baseball players signed their national letters of intent on Wednesday to New Mexico State University.

Sophomore starting pitchers Marcel Renteria (Nogales HS) and Chris Kucko (Sahuarita HS), along with sophomore infielders Trey Stine (Ironwood Ridge HS) and Brandon Burke (Canyon del Oro HS) all signed and will play for New Mexico State University next fall.

The 2015 baseball season begins on Jan. 30 against Eastern Utah.

 

KINO PARKWAY AND 22ND STREET INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT WEEKEND TRAFFIC SHIFT

 

The Ashton Company Inc., under contract to the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), is nearing completion of the Kino Parkway and 22nd Street Intersection Improvement Project, and this weekend crews will begin shifting traffic to install the new traffic signals on 22nd Street and restripe the roadway. During this work, left turns in all directions at the Kino Parkway and 22nd Street intersection will not be allowed. 

STREET BONDS ROAD RECOVERY CITY-WIDE CRACK SEAL PROGRAM

Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the
City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), has begun crack
sealing several roadways throughout the City of Tucson. The work is
scheduled to be complete by Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Crews will be
working Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. This work
is part of the voter-approved $100 million, five-year street bond
program - Road Recovery. During this work, travel lane restrictions will

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