From Pima County: Deadline Approaching For Summer Youth Programs

Young people looking to gain valuable work experience or catch up on school credits now may apply for Pima County’s Summer Youth Employment Program. Pima County Community Services, Employment and Training (CSET) and ARIZONA@WORK-Pima County partner with several local agencies to offer job placements to youth age 14-21. Sessions typically run four to six weeks and range

ALERT – District 1 TEP work planned for upgrade of underground equipment near East Skyline Drive

TEP work will be performed to upgrade underground equipment on and near East Skyline Drive beginning in November which will help improve electric reliability for customers in the area. Lane closures and other traffic control measures will be required during this work, which is scheduled to begin on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 and continue for

Pima County Taxpayers Once Again Face Inequity

From the University of Arizona’s budget report FY2019: With these key features in place, the FY2019 budget of $2.643 billion represents a $56.7 million or 2% increase over the FY2018 budget. The Educational and General portion of the budget is $1.271 billion and represents a $20.8 million or 1.7% increase over FY2018. Once again, the

Supervisor Ally Miller Questions Accelerate Diagnostics Lease Agreement With Pima County

Supervisor Miller explained her opposition to the County’s renewal of a lease agreement with Accelerate Diagnostics. She noted that the figures provided by County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry are “a moving target,” meaning that they have changed over the years. As you can see, in memos created in 2019, Mr. Huckelberry claims the County has spent

For Immediate Release: Pima County Supervisors Delay Budget Vote – Miller Proposal Keeps Services Intact, Prevents Tax Increase

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019,  the Pima County Board of Supervisors, in a 4-1 vote, accepted Supervisor Ally Miller’s proposal to consider a Property Tax Neutral budget. As a result of the vote, staff will now evaluate the various scenarios presented by Supervisor Miller.  These scenarios would preserve pay raises for county employees including the Sheriff’s