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The Monthly Meeting of the SHNA
The next monthly meeting of the Sam Hughes Neighborhood Association will be held February 16, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Sam Hughes Elementary School, Room 12. Note: Different location this month only. March meeting will return to Himmel Park Library.
PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise announced, Board Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Look for minutes of recent meetings on the Minutes/Agendas page.
Sam Hughes Maps
City of Tucson website.
Mayor Bob Walkup - www.tucsonaz.gov/mayor.html
Ward 1 – Council Member Regina Romero - Ward 1
Ward 2 - Council Member Paul Cunningham - Ward 2
Ward 3 – Council Member Karin Uhlich - Ward 3
Ward 4 – Vice Mayor Shirley Scott - Ward 4
Ward 5 – Council Member Richard Fimbres - Ward 5
Ward 6 – Council Member Richard Fimbres - Ward 6
For other information regarding Mayor & Council, call the City Clerk's Office at
A safe, low-cost and effective way for neighbors, families, and business associates to resolve their disagreements without going to court. Visit our website for information.
88 Crime Hotline
(report standing water)
See pages of SH residents (not advertisors) who provode services locally, and have been recomended by SH neighbors.
1000 N. Tucson Blvd.
Located in the Sam Hughes neighborhood, Himmel Park dates to 1944. Its swimming pool area includes a wading pool and a nice ramada. The original pool dates to 1936 and has undergone a renovation to retain elements of its original design.
A Tucson-Pima County public library is located at the northeast corner of the park.
This 26.36-acre park also contains basketball courts, tennis courts, soccer fields, playground areas, and an exercise course. Several memorial pieces and a public art piece adorn the park, as well as a tall avenue of palm trees and a smaller avenue of olive trees. Special event areas are available for rental. Many family picnics, social gatherings, and small festivals take place in the park. The site is additionally used for elementary and middle school cross-country teams, and the fields are used by soccer teams during tournament season. Himmel Park is one of the neighborhood's and City's most loved parks.
Himmel Park Tennis Center
Himmel Pool - 791-4157
5-on-5 Tournament Football in Himmel Park.
Outdoor Park Amphitheaters (reservations)
call 520 791-4873 . The DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park and the Udall, Kennedy, and Himmel Park amphitheaters may be reserved for public activities.
Award-winning Tohono Chul Park is where nature, art and culture connect. Named one of the World's Great Botanical Gardens by Travel + Leisure and listed by National Geographic Traveler as one of the top 22 Secret Gardens in the U.S. and Canada, there is something for everyone. This oasis in the desert offers a respite from the hectic pace of daily life, provides an informative look at the region's fascinating cultural traditions and its even more interesting flora and fauna, and is the perfect setting for an evening concert, special event or family wedding. Come and discover its nature!
Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals who need homes. It is also a directory of more than 13,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Organizations maintain their own home pages and available-pet databases.
Animal Defense League of Arizona
The Animal Defense League of Arizona is a statewide animal protection organization that has worked for two decades on behalf of companion animals, wildlife, animals in laboratories, animals in entertainment, and farm animals.
Adoptions, Spay/Neuter, Lost and Found, Thrift Store
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona doesn't enforce laws, but it does have an Animal Cruelty Investigator on staff who can help. His name is Mike Duffey, and he is a former Pima County Sheriff's Deputy who headed the Sheriff's Department's Animal Crimes Investigations for eight years. He's currently chair of the Animal Cruelty Taskforce of Southern Arizona, and he works closely with law enforcement and the Pima County Attorney's Office. His number is 520.321.3704, ext. 121. You can also call the Animal Cruelty Taskforce of Southern Arizona's Anonymous Reporting Line at 520-547-0260.
Wild Animal Rescue • Rehabilitation • Release, in Tucson Arizon.
Call (520) 290-WILD (9453)
Wildlife Questions - Non-emergency, please email us with your non-emergency questions.
To report dead or stray animals.
Visit the Intake website to view all Found Pets.
PLEASE NOTE: Sam Hughes has transitioned the "Seniors Cares program" to: www.IcsTucson.org. If you or a senior you know needs medical transport or light housekeeping, friendly phone calls/visits, yard work, please call ICS at 297-2738 ext 206.
Building Permits, Certificate of Occupancy, Inspection Requests, Plan Review, Building Ordinances and Codes, Sign Permits, Current Zoning Information, Historic District Review, Board of Adjustment, Zoning Administration
Ph: (520) 791-5843
Property, Housing, Zoning, Signs, Debris and other Code Violation Complaint