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County doesn't allow sick day buy back program, Huckelberry says

County doesn't allow sick day buy back program, Huckelberry says

County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry issued a memo this week to stress the county doesn’t allow its law enforcement officers to sellback unused sick days.

April 10, 2014 4:00 pm Related Loading…

Road Runner: County, Miller at odds on road-repair priorities

It’s been almost two months since the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted to shift $872,000 in road repair money from Supervisor Ally Miller’s district to fix Colossal Cave Road.

April 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Price tag for Pima's new animal center comparable to elsewhere, Huckelberry says

The $22 million price tag of a proposed new Pima Animal Care Center is about the same as similar modern animal shelters in other cities, County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry said in a new memo.

April 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bill could end live greyhound racing in Tucson without closing track

Bill could end live greyhound racing in Tucson without closing track

Live dog racing could come to an end in Southern Arizona without Tucson Greyhound Park shuttering its doors.

March 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Survey confuses Pima County with Arizona town

A recent Tucson Metro Chamber survey critical of the region’s business climate mistook Pima County for a bucolic Arizona town with a similar name.

March 21, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…
Tucson moves forward with annexation of future retail project area

Tucson moves forward with annexation of future retail project area

Tucson moved closer to annexing a 163-acre dirt parcel that city officials hope could one day become the home of a 1.3 million-square-foot retail development and bring about $37 million into city coffers within the next decade.

March 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pima road-fund swap feud escalates with new report, complaint

Pima road-fund swap feud escalates with new report, complaint

Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller’s district has received more money for road improvements and other transportation needs than the county’s other districts have since 1997, according to documents released this week.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
$22 million bond for new Pima County animal shelter will be on November ballot

$22 million bond for new Pima County animal shelter will be on November ballot

Pima County voters will get to decide this fall whether to spend $22 million to build a new animal shelter.

March 18, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Steller: Pima County needs to list and sell off surplus properties

Steller: Pima County needs to list and sell off surplus properties

There’s a half-block parking lot along East Broadway that reminds you of downtown Tucson’s recent past: Real estate was so cheap that it was more profitable to park cars on it than to build.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Lawmakers strike bill requiring major budget cuts to Pima libraries

Lawmakers strike bill requiring major budget cuts to Pima libraries

A bill in the statehouse slashing funding for libraries has been gutted.

February 24, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Funds slashed for Supervisor Miller's district after criticism

Funds slashed for Supervisor Miller's district after criticism

Tough political criticism on how the county has managed — or mismanaged — funds for road repairs may have backfired on Supervisor Ally Miller.

February 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Miller's $100 million pitch for road funds gets cool county reception

District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller has a roughly $100 million plan to fix Pima County roads.

February 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

County's Huckelberry seeks bond investors for good deeds

Pima County is looking for bold investors in a new type of bond funding. Rather than earning massive profits, investors will primarily reap the benefit of a better community, thanks to an upgraded social-services network.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Supervisors OK formal objection to Rosemont Mine

County supervisors took another step in their protracted fight with the proposed Rosemont Mine, voting to formally object to the location.

February 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
County declines to participate in city effort to lure film makers

County declines to participate in city effort to lure film makers

It appears Pima County won’t join the city in its efforts to lure the film industry back to Tucson.

February 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

State proposal would gut local libraries, Huckelberry says

A bill floated by a Mesa Republican could force Pima County to shut several libraries and gut staff at others.

February 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Future of racing at Rillito in question

Future of racing at Rillito in question

Horse racing at Rillito Park Race Track hasn’t even begun and many are already champing at the bit to discuss its future — or lack of a future — at the historic site.

February 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Dispute over flood project could cost taxpayers millions, Huckelberry says

Dispute over flood project could cost taxpayers millions, Huckelberry says

The city’s stalling on approval for drainage-work permits to keep Fourth Avenue businesses from flooding could derail the entire project and cost taxpayers millions, County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says.

January 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Kino Stadium recommended for permanent $1.5 million subsidy

Kino Stadium recommended for permanent $1.5 million subsidy

Attempts to boost Kino Sports Complex revenues with smaller sporting tournaments and community events have failed to keep the stadium district from running in the red, meaning taxpayers will likely foot more of the bill.

January 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

County plan seeks to keep Sheriff's Department on budget

Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry is putting in place a new series of protocols aimed at curbing costs for the county’s single largest expenditure, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department.

January 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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