Don’t forget! The Armory Park Neighborhood Association Board is having its monthly meeting Tuesday night at 7:00 PM at the St. Andrew’s Parish Hall at S 5th Ave and E 16th St. Come and hear what’s going on in the neighborhood, downtown, and in other neighborhoods that might affect us!
Here’s the agenda:
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Join your neighbors and police officers for fun and conversation! No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood!
For any questions pertaining to the event, please contact the Operations Division West at 791-4467.
Sponsored by the Tucson Police Department.
Don’t forget! The July meeting of the Armory Park Neighborhood Association Board is Tuesday, July 10 at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall of St. Andrew’s Church. Come and hear what’s going on in the neighborhood! Topics will include listserv options, taking care of our traffic circles, and Camp Bravo.
Good news! Barrio Historico has won its appeal before Mayor and Council, rejecting a proposed townhouse development incompatible with its historic zone. (It’s Item #10 on the attached Legal Action Report.)
“It was moved by Council Member Kozachik, duly seconded and PASSED by a roll call vote of 6 to 1 (Council Member Fimbres dissenting), to reverse the Planning and Development Services Department Director’s decision, grant the appeal and deny the HPZ application.
“Mr. Rankin noted that the basis of the motion, as provided in the Mayor and Council’s discussion, was that the application was not compatible with the purposes and standards of the HPZ and the applicable technical standards.”
May 22 Legal Action Report
Our spring Porch Party is May 5th from 6-8:00 pm. It will be at DeeDee & Michael’s house at 520 S. 4th Ave. So, bring your favorite pot luck dish and BYOB. We will supply paper goods, glasses, ice and water. Hope to see you on the porch!
As downtown residents, most of us are familiar with the Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP). Their mission statement is: To be the catalyst for making Downtown Tucson the place people want to live, work, and play; where new ideas happen; and that is the economic development and cultural epicenter of the region. The ability to attract businesses and customers is an essential component.
One part of this effort is to minimize unpleasant experiences for downtown visitors. Unfortunately our large homeless population is often part of unpleasant experiences. DTP has taken a number of steps to discourage homeless people from making downtown public areas their home. One example is cleaning pavements in areas where people congregate overnight. The use of machinery and water spray makes the areas uncomfortable places to sleep.
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