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The Marana Town Council approved a $20,000 contribution to Imagine Greater Tucson (IGT) outreach program, which is working with the Pima Association for Governments (PAG) on regional transportation issues.
Thank you for your recent article featuring the candidates seeking a seat on the Pima Community College Board. Of the two people running, Mark Hanna is the one who has the better sense of what PCC must do to move forward from its current difficulties so that it can best serve the young people of Southern Arizona. He is also well equipped to work alongside students, faculty, business leaders and the entire community in strengthening the college’s mission and vision.
Two candidates are running for the open seat on Pima Community College’s Board of Governors, each promising to repair the college’s credibility after Pima has faced probation by its accrediting body, acknowledged sexual harassment of employees by a former chancellor, and falling enrollment.
Dr. Daniel L. Kester is Pima Community College’s Director of Veterans and Military Affiliated Services.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
Plans for a fall Cyclovia event have been in the works since early 2013. For the first time in the five-year history of the event, Cyclovia Tucson organizers have announced a new route for the second event of 2014, which will take place on Sunday, November 2nd. “Tucson is exceptional for walking and bicycling between the months of October and April,” says Ann Chanecka, City of Tucson Bicycle and Pedestrian program Coordinator, “and we see big jumps in the number of people using these options for transportation during these months. Switching Cyclovia to a spring / fall schedule is a great way to celebrate the return of cooler weather to Tucson and encourage people to get out and give biking and walking a try.”
The Arizona Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA) named the Tucson streetcar the public works project of the year at its annual conference today in Tucson.
Oro Valley resident Mark Finchem, was a public safety officer for more than 20 years and is now working as a realtors. This is the first time Finchem is running for an elected office. He has been appointed to Tucson Association of Realtor, the Government Affairs Committee and Pima County Small Business Commission. He is running because he wants limited government where his children can have individual freedom, economic freedom and a debt-free future. Those are the top three priorities of Finchem’s if elected into office.
The five Republicans running in District 11’s House and Senate races naturally had a lot to agree on when meeting for a debate at Pima Community College last week.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors has approved a $1.1 billion budget that includes a 17 percent hike of the primary property tax rate for county residents.
Pima Community College is paying off the last of its long-term bond debt, reducing to zero the College’s secondary property tax rate for fiscal year 2014-15 after the PCC Governing Board voted Wednesday to approve the budget and property tax rates.
Pima Community College’s value to the community is rated as “excellent” or “good” by 88 percent of Pima County residents responding to a survey of public perceptions about PCC and higher education.
Nominations for Pima Association of Governments’ (PAG) annual Thomas L. Swanson Regional Leadership Award will be accepted through July 30.
Community college administrator and instructor Erica C. Holmes, Ed.D, is Pima Community College’s new Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Services.
Pima County Community College District has released its Truth in Taxation information for the fiscal year 2014-2015 budget, in compliance with Arizona Revised Statute 15-1461.01.
Pima Community College has named Manuel A. “Manny” Amado as Executive Director/Chief of Police of PCC’s Department of Public Safety.
The Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce will host Mike Grassinger, CEO Planning Center Present for Davis Monthan on Thursday morning.
Pima Community College has made public two reports prepared by an outside firm charged with objectively and independently assessing PCC’s safety and security operations.
Members of our great military serve America with bravery at home and abroad. When they pass, it is incumbent upon us as a nation to ensure that their memories are honored in the most meaningful way possible.
Pima Community College issued its annual financial report along with the unqualified opinion from the Arizona Office of the Auditor General indicating the College’s financial statements are reliable, fairly presented and prepared according to accepted accounting principles.
Reflecting on Oro Valley’s growth during the past year, Mayor Satish Hiremath left no one out as he honored the efforts and success of the town residents at the annual State of the Town Address and Luncheon.