Websites:  and  May 7, 2020
For previous editions of Jefferson Park newsletters  CLICK HERE.
May Meetings * All cancelled with hopes for June

In lieu of a meeting your Safety Committee
has added information for home safety and on-line scams
to the Jefferson Park website at
for crime stats and ways to report fraud, identity theft and reduce unwanted sales calls, etc. go to

Hurray! The JP Plant Sale Committee figured out how to hold the sale!
Watch the U-tube - Make an appt.
You can purchase plants! Preview the U-tube video - CLICK HERE .
By appointment only. Text for appointment 520-343-0073.
All shoppers MUST wear a face mask and gloves. We will arrange for only two shoppers at a time. Cash or Check only.
Roll - offs cancelled
City of Tucson has cancelled the May 14 roll-offs in fear that more than 10 people would congregate. Hmmm... not our idea of a place to party.

HOWEVER - no roll offs until further notice!
Making Our Voices Heard....
Did you look at the recent TEP postcard?
TEP removed some proposed pathways for the 138Kv poles, but in spite of our letters, etc. Park, Vine remain as proposed pathways!

This is not OK. We will be posting our response on

Meanwhile continue to add comments
Send comments to:
Complete on line survey at:

Mail a letter to: P.O. Box 711 ATTN: Kino-DMP Mail Stop RC131
Tucson AZ 85701-0711

Phone:  1-833-523-0887 and leave a voice mail message
Another Thank you....
This traffic circle at Edison and Fremont is straightened up again following the accident last month. Thank you neighbor Zac.

Now we got to keep people from hitting it a fourth time. Bollards with reflective tape are in the near future.
Public testing:  Those with concerns about COVID-19 symptoms or exposure can now call Banner Health at 844-549-1851 to speak with a clinical team member to determine if testing is appropriate. The line will be staffed 7 a.m.- 6 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday. If an individual meets CDC criteria for testing, they will be scheduled for an appointment at our new drive-through site.
A COVID-19 hotline has been set up to answer any questions from the public and healthcare providers about testing, symptoms, and any other questions you have about the virus. Call 1-844-542-8201 to reach a health care professional.

(520) 791-2540
The City Service Impacts Hotline is now active at (520) 791-2540. Please call with questions about how city business is being conducted during this community emergency. Call takers are available for both English and Spanish speakers.

Changes to Transit Services
City of Tucson will  waive the fares on Sun Tran, Sun Link and Sun Van . These changes are in effect through May 15 at which point it will be reevaluated.

Southwest Gas Tucson Electric Power , and  Tucson Water  are all suspending service disconnections until further notice.

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
The  Community Food Bank of Souther n  Arizona’s new hours at the Country Club location, are Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. They are closed Sat/Sun/Mon.

If you are healthy and able, please help by volunteering to pack emergency food boxes. The Community Food Bank URGENTLY needs volunteers to keep operations running. Email  to get started.

Government Resources
Need A Good Book?
Mostly Books is offering CURBSIDE pick-up so that you can always stay stocked up with books, new and used! Simply order online, and pay with a credit card/PayPal OR call (520)571-0110   or email the bookstore: and pay with your credit card. Be sure to leave a note if you order online that you would like store pickup.

Once you are parked in front of the store call them to let them know which car is yours and they'll will run your order out. Their phone number is on the door!
EDISON Parklet needs you... keeping social distance...add it to your daily walk!
USUALLY 3rd Saturday of the month - 8:00 am - Edison and Campbell l'il park---- . If you do pick up trash during the week, contact Joanne Osuna at  and your time will count.  We report our hours to Tucson Clean and Beautiful as part of the Adopt-a-Park Program. If you see problems with trash at the park or its vicinity during the week, please notify Joanne and we will arrange to clean it up.
The City of Tucson has a homeless protocol which brings TPD out to offer people options. How to report is described at
If Emergency: 911
Non-emergency: 520-791-4467; Neighbors can report homeless issues and the like. They will get it to the correct department.
City Services  "Cheat Sheet"   has links, emails, and phone numbers
to make it easier to reach anyone in the City
based on your need.
Roach Control Hotline
Automated line, please provide requested information and staff will return the call
(520) 724-3401

Report Sewer Odors
(520) 724-3400

SOS (Low Income bill assistance
(520) 791-5443
Dirty bus stop
Call (520) 792-9222 to report the location. You may also email  
Include pictures if you wish. All requests will be documented by Sun Tran to ensure proper follow-up takes place.
Sun Tran:
Here is our recycling list:

to read an extremely informative article on 
what can/cannot be recycled,
and it is TUCSON specific.

August 31 - Brush and Bulky

December 11 - Roll-offs
Razor scooters call 833- LAST-MILE.
Bird Scooters call 1-866-205-2442.

Numbers are posted on the scooters!
Thanks to the business and individuals who support Jefferson Park with their donations! We appreciate you!

Thanks Zach, for donating to our Entryway Signs!
And Blackjack, thanks for the deal on our annual meeting of JPNA.
Thanks to Carly Quinn for the donation of 1/2 of cost of our gateway signs!
Area Representatives

Area #1 - Mary Worthen 

Area #2 - Jon Heine

Area #3 - Laurel-Heather Milden

Area #5 - Joanne Osuna

Area #6 - Lisa Jones
Neighborhood Resources:
Recommended service Providers

TPD Lead Officer for our area: Sgt. Eric Evans, 420-405-2070, email: .
On Duty: Sat- Tues, 5pm -3am

non-emergency crime: 
emergency crime:   911

See the latest crimes in Jeff Park:

See code violations in Jeff Park:  

Report an issue with Banner: 
Emergency 24/7 (520) 268-9575
Helicopter Noise/ Banner Hospital contact BUMC Security at 694-6533. 

Report an issue with the U of A: 
24/7 available (520) 282-3649

Report an unruly gathering: Call 911   CLICK HERE   to see Flow Chart 

See historic photos of Jefferson Park:
The ward offices put out weekly updates. Jefferson Park is in Ward 3, however Ward 6 also puts out an informative newsletter so both are worth a read!

1510 E Grant*
Ward III, See Paul's e-news at:

Another newsletter chock full of information!
Ward VI, Steve Kozachik's newsletter:
Paul Durham, Ward III
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or send a request for an invitation to

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Report Transportation Concerns : Is there a pothole you'd like to see fixed? Is a street sign missing? Is a tree limb hanging too close over a roadway or sidewalk?You can report these issues to the  Tucson Department of Transportation  (TDOT), (520) 791-3154, or email the exact location to

What is a code violation ?And whom do I call? Download  an information sheet approved by the City Code Enforcement Division
Editors' Note: This Constant Contact is sent only upon request and with permission. The editors, Joan Daniels, Erin Posthumus, and Joanne Osuna invite your comments.
Thanks to the editors and co-editors who check and recheck the information we send out to our neighbors. If you see an error or have an addition, let one of us know.