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

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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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PCC Social Services Students Holiday Event for those in need, December 7 - Donations Also Needed

Join us for a free holiday event for foster children and their families brought to you by Pima Community College Social Services students.We will provide breakfast, gifts for the kids, entertainment and an opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap with a free photo.

For Information on Donations contact Mark Aguayo at (520) 250 - 4700 or at

For more information contact event co-chairs Tameela Acosta at (520) 576-6483
and John Schestko at (520) 445-9189.

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Road Work Update - Street Bonds


On Sunday, October 27, 2013, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin a fog seal program associated with the voter-approved $100 million, five-year street bond program - Road Recovery.

To minimize the impact on the traveling public, crews will be working from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. The dates and locations where the first three roadway improvements will take place are:

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THCC Program

Estimado Dueño de Negocio,
Hemos contratado un experto Consultor de Negocios para trabajar directamente con su empresa por medio de nuestro próximo programa “Mas Allá del Arranque: Eleve su Negocio” (“Beyond Start Up: Elevate Your Business”).
El programa esta diseñado específicamente para ayudarle a crecer su negocio, identificar nuevos flujos de ingresos, contener costos y para asistirle en la adquisición de un préstamo comercial.

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Ballot Initiative Forum - October 10

The Ward 5 Office will be holding a forum on Proposition 401 and 402 on Thursday, October 10, 6:00 pm, at the El Pueblo Senior Center, 101 West Irvington.  City staff will be on hand to explain the two measures on this year’s ballot, and to answer any questions.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

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Record Number of New Jobs, Businesses in Downtown Tucson

*Media Release: Record Number of New Jobs, Businesses in Downtown Tucson*

Tucson, AZ – Downtown Tucson has seen record development over the past
sixty months, recently hitting the milestone of over 150 new businesses and
private projects in the heart of the city. Downtown is helping to lead
Southern Arizona economic recovery, with thousands of new jobs created and
increased sales tax revenue being reinvested in the community. Local small
business owners and high-tech industry projects comprise a majority of this

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