Richard Fimbres
Ward 5 Council Office
Party: Democrat
Term Expires: December 2017

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Proposition 409 Road Work Update



Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City
of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), is continuing its crack seal
program associated with the voter-approved $100 million, five-year street
bond program - Road Recovery.

The dates, work hours and locations for the next set of roadway
improvements are listed below. The schedule is subject to change due to
inclement weather.

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2nd Saturday Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event On Saturday, Feb. 8

2nd Saturday Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event On Saturday, Feb. 8

Do you have unused chemicals, oils or pesticides sitting in your shed or
garage? The City of Tucson and Pima County have an option for you to clean
out your space while keeping these hazardous materials out of the
environment. On Saturday, February 8, 2014, the Household Hazardous Waste
Program 2nd Saturday Collection will be held at the El Rio Center, 1390 W.
Speedway Blvd. from 8 a.m. to noon. Drop off of HHW is free for residents.

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Ward 5 Community Forum

The Ward 5 Council Office will be hosting a community forum on Thursday, February 13, at the El Pueblo Senior Center, 101 W. Irvington, starting at 6 pm.

City and county departments will be on hand to provide information and to answer questions for neighborhood residents.

For more information, please call the Ward 5 Council Office, 791-4231.

Road Work Update


On Wednesday, January 8, 2014, the City of Tucson Department of
Transportation (TDOT) and Western Emulsions will begin a chip seal
project on Glenn Street from Craycroft Road to Sahuara Avenue.

TDOT crews have prepared the roadway for the chip seal application by
repairing potholes and sweeping the roadway. At about 10 a.m. on
Wednesday, crews will begin the chip seal process. The work is scheduled
to be complete by 3 p.m. the same day.

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Happy New Year!

Councilmember Richard Fimbres and his staff want to wish everyone a Happy New Year.  The Ward 5 office will be closed December 31 and January 1 and will be open again on January 2.

Trash Pickup Holiday Update

Due to the Christmas holiday and New Year's Day, residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on either Wednesday. Residents and businesses with regular Wednesday, Thursday
or Friday collections will have their trash and recycling services delayed
by one day during the holiday weeks. The Los Reales Landfill will be closed
Dec. 25, and Jan. 1. For landfill information call 791-5151.
Holiday collection schedules:
Download the free 'my waste™' app to have access to all collection

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Councilmember Richard G. Fimbres and the Ward 5 Council Office, in partnership with GPC, Inc. (Graffiti Protective Coatings, Inc.) are having a Graffiti Clean Up Event on Saturday, December 21, 7:00 am to noon for businesses in the area of: South 6th Avenue from Veterans Blvd. to Irvington, Ajo between S. 6th Avenue to S.12th Avenue and Irvington, between S. 6th Avenue to S. 12th Avenue

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Thanksgiving Holiday

Councilmember Richard Fimbres and the Ward 5 staff want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.


HOLIDAY CLOSURES - All City of Tucson governmental offices are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, with the exception of emergency services. Businesses will resume as normal on Friday. Trash and recycling collections scheduled for Thursday and Friday will be delayed by one day.

Free Dec. 3 Veterans career workshop will help women separating/separated from military service

Career/job opportunities for women who will be separating or have separated from the U.S. military is the subject of a free workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center, 2801 E. Ajo Way.

The workshop, which begins at 8:30 a.m., will discuss ways to develop career/job search strategies, and explore pathways or barriers to employment.
To sign up or obtain more information, please call (520) 740-4646 or (520) 243-6700.

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Thanksgiving Transit Schedule


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