Pima County News

PIMA COUNTY: County prevails, again, in school funding dispute

A second attempt by the state Legislature to transfer part of the state’s school funding responsibilities onto local taxpayers has been rebuffed in the courts.

PIMA COUNTY: Marist project adds more affordable housing to Downtown Tucson

Downtown Tucson will offer more affordable housing options come mid-April with the opening of the new Marist on Cathedral Squareproject.

PIMA ANIMAL CARE CENTER: Low-cost vaccination clinic offered March 30

Pima Animal Care Center is teaming up with PAWS Veterinary Center to offer a low-cost vaccination clinic Saturday, March 30, at the Sahuarita Safeway, located at 1301 W. Duval Mine Rd. It starts at 7 a.m. and lasts until noon.

PIMA COUNTY: Community Mental Health and Addiction Program is breaking barriers caused by stigma

Fear is the number one reason so many individuals conceal their struggles and delay seeking help when they need it most.

PIMA COUNTY: Launches new online film permit application

Pima County Attractions and Tourism, in partnership with Film Tucson, launched a new online permitting system that allows filmmakers, location scouts and photographers who have interest in filming on County property to submit their applications.

PIMA COUNTY: Health Department Earns National Recognition for Public Health Emergency Preparedness

The Pima County Health Department has been named as a Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) accreditation recipient for 2019.

PIMA COUNTY: Proposed revision to Arizona State Implementation Plan

The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) is proposing revisions to the Pima County portion of the Arizona State Implementation Plan.

PIMA COUNTY: TUSD sue state for unpaid state aid

Pima County and Tucson Unified School District Dec. 24 filed a special action in Maricopa County Superior Court against the state of Arizona in an attempt to compel the state to provide TUSD more than $8 million in state aid it has withheld based on the Arizona Department of Revenue’s reading of a new state law.

PIMA COUNTY: Supervisors OK funding second phase of Kino South Sports Complex expansion project

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the Pima County Board of Supervisors approved, in a 3-2 vote, a $9.6 million increase in funding to the contract with Haydon Building Corp for the construction of Kino South Sports Complex.

PIMA COUNTY: Pima DEQ issues health advisory for particulate matter

Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) is issuing a health watch for particulate matter.

PIMA COUNTY: One-Stop to sponsor Job Fair Nov. 7

The Pima County One-Stop will be recruiting job seekers for a host of industries at a job fair set for Wednesday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-noon, at the Kino Sports Complex Events Center (formerly the Mulcahy YMCA), 2805 E. Ajo Way.

PIMA COUNTY: Elections set to mail sample ballots for Nov. 6 election

On Oct. 26, the Pima County Elections Department will mail approximately 112,000 sample ballots for the Nov. 6 General Election to voter households that did not request an early ballot.

PIMA COUNTY: Board accepts grant to combat opioid addiction

The Pima County Board of Supervisors today accepted a three-year, $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) intended to expand and enhance local efforts to combat opioid addiction.

PIMA COUNTY: AZ Pure Water project honored with Environmental Excellence Award

Pima County’s AZ Pure Water Brew Challenge project won the Governor’s Award for Arizona’s Future at the 38th Annual Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards presented by SRP, Oct. 6 in Scottsdale. Arizona Forward honored the project for its effort to effectively steward water resources and engage the public in sustainability efforts.

PIMA COUNTY: Board approves Flood Control IGA with UA for research and education

The Pima County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 2 approved an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the University of Arizona to provide research assistance to the Regional Flood Control District, while also providing student training opportunities.

PIMA COUNTY: Helps City of Boise launch pure water campaign

“The leadership and partnership from Pima County is what made this event possible for the City of Boise,” said City of Boise Environmental Manager Haley Falconer.

PIMA COUNTY: Elections Department releases Security Plan

On Aug. 24, the Pima County Elections Department released its 2018 Security Plan, which details the internal processes taken to ensure the security and integrity of the election process.

PIMA COUNTY: Supervisors approve large-truck parking ordinance

The Pima County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance, Monday Aug. 20, to restrict parking of vehicles Trucksweighing more than 20,000 pounds on dedicated Pima County road right-of-way in residential areas.

PIMA COUNTY: Free Water Safety Expo set for Aug. 25 at Manzanita Pool

Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation (NRPR) is helping sponsor a free Water Safety Expo from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 25, at Manzanita Pool, 5110 S. San Joaquin Ave.

Pima County acquires 3,200 acres to protect wildlife

Ensuring safe space for frogs, fish and others to flourish, the board of supervisors for Pima County recently ruled in favor of acquiring over 3,200 acres of natural lands just to the east of the Catalina Mountains.

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