Wednesday, March 16, 2011


City Hall and City business offices, including all Council offices, will be closed on Friday, March 18, 2011, for a furlough day.

9-1-1 and fire/medical emergency dispatch services will be maintained on Friday. Certain other designated City operations and services will continue on Friday by alternating furlough hours for employees.

The Tucson Convention Center Administration and ticket offices will be open on Friday.

Tucson Water and the Tucson Department of Transportation will have standby crews available on Friday to respond to emergency situations as needed.

Tucson Parks and Recreation administrative offices will be closed on Friday; however, the Reid Park Zoo will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  All five Tucson City Golf courses and Golf Administration will also remain open on Friday.

Environmental Services trash and recycling collection will have regular service on Friday. The Los Reales Landfill and the Household Hazardous Waste Facility will remain open on Friday.

Tucson City Court will be closed on Friday. Its website at can be accessed for information including verifying a court date and making a payment online.

All Tucson Water offices will be closed on Friday. Phone representatives will not be available. Account information or payment options are also available through the internet at Emergencies that are not related to billing issues may be reported by calling 791-4133.

The City has scheduled nine unpaid furlough days in Fiscal Year 2010-2011 when City offices will be closed for regular business. This applies to all employees except commissioned Tucson Police and commissioned Tucson Fire employees, and designated City Departments which will continue service by using alternate furlough schedules.