Friday, October 24, 2014

Bits and Pieces

OV Public Art Tours Return For 2014-15 Season

Oro Valley, Arizona (October 17, 2014) - This fall marks the return of Oro Valley's guided public art tours, which take place on the third Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. This FREE, two-hour tour begins and ends at Oro Valley Town Hall. Seating is limited, so reservations are required. Reservations can be made online at and click on the Arts & Entertainment link.

Due to the increase in development and construction, there are several new public art pieces that art enthusiasts will enjoy. The tour will also include stops at the impressive public art collections at Oro Valley Marketplace and Oro Valley Hospital.

Are you interested in hosting a large group? Special art tours may be reserved for groups of 8-10 people. Please contact William Vicens, economic development specialist at or call 520-229-4758.

(Source: Town Of Oro Valley Press Release)
Town Of Oro Valley Has Many Volunteer Commission and Board Seats Open

The Town Of Oro Valley is seeking candidates to fill the following volunteer Board and Commission openings:
  • Historic Preservation Commission
  • Parks and Recreation Advisory Board 
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Stormwater Utility Commission
  • Water Utility Commission
Visit this link to learn more and to apply.  November 4 is the deadline for applying.

(Source: Town Of Oro Valley Press Release)
Town's Report Shows Not Much Happening On Oro Valley's Economic Commercial Development

The Town Of Oro Valley has issued its October commercial economic development report. Though there is little new reported, it is interesting to scan through the businesses that are operating in Oro Valley.  Did you know, for example, that "Spirit Halloween" is located in the Oro Valley Marketplace?  Sounds like a good place to visit before October 31.
Oro Valley Crime Statistics

The Oro Valley Police Department has issued Oro Valley's latest crime statistics.  What do you think is Oro Valley's #1 major crime in terms of number of incidents?
  1. Residential Burglary
  2. Larceny (Theft)
  3. Aggravated Assault
  4. Homicide
You tell us by posting a comment.

We'll give the answer as a comment on Monday.


Richard Furash, MBA said...

Larceny (shoplifting, followed disturbing the peace at apartment complexes)

Richard Furash, MBA said...

My guess is "larceny."

Richard Furash, MBA said...

Ok. You got us. It is larceny. Bet it's mostly retail.

Richard Furash, MBA said...

Chris....Your second guess (a weak attempt to put down those who live in apartments....which I might add tells me a lot about you) isn't even on the list.