Tucson City Council votes to approve westside landfill clean up & infrastructure improvements

Tucson City Council votes to approve westside landfill clean up & infrastructure improvements

By SoAzNewsX The Tucson City Council voted to commit approximately $9 million worth of landfill remediation and infrastructure improvements to the west end of downtown. The package includes neighborhood upgrades and a partnership with Rio Nuevo to facilitate Caterpillar site improvements and invest in surrounding roadways. The funding allocated will clean up and remediate 300,000 […]

World View get Tucson city council incentives

World View get Tucson city council incentives

By SoAzNewsX The Tucson city council this week approved a $479,000 incentive package for World View, a company that manufacturers high-altitude balloons. The company previously received a $14.5 million economic development incentive from Pima County. The city’s action will allow the company to take advantage of the Primary Jobs Incentive Program. The inventives being offered […]

Tucson City Council flunks Symbolism 1A

Tucson City Council flunks Symbolism 1A

Bus shelter advertising gun show at Pima County Fairgrounds. Location of the bus shelter is 1st Ave and Grant Road. Photo by Harry Alexander. By Emil Franzi / Southern Arizona News-Examiner You may have noticed the number of local Tucson City bus benches advertising the next gun show. You may also recall that this city […]

Florida: Yellow light refunds highlight engineering failure

Florida: Yellow light refunds highlight engineering failure

Hmmm. Where have we heard about this before? In our last issue from contributor Mark Spear, that’s where. He’s suggested the same thing to the City of Tucson. Oh, but that would mean the red light company and the city wouldn’t get as much money out of us if they adopted that standard. – Ed. […]

Tucson city charter changes going slow

Tucson city charter changes going slow

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The avaricious maw of government knows no bounds. After all the smoke and mirrors crap put up by the Mayor and Council and their hokey committee about changing the charter, they avoided everything relevant to settle on simply increasing revenue via higher taxes. They are both intellectually and morally […]