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    Pima County Administration
    Chuck Huckelberry

    CHUCK HUCKELBERRY,
    COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR


    The County Administrator is responsible for:
    • Carrying out the policies and goals established by the Board of Supervisors;
    • Providing information and technical assistance to the Board of Supervisors;
    • Administering and overseeing all non-elected official departmental operations; and
    • Providing management, coordination and communication on legislative issues and intergovernmental needs.

    Deputy County Administrators:

    Carmine DeBonis Jr.
    Tom Burke
    Jan Lesher
    Carmine DeBonis Jr.,
     Public Works
       Tom Burke,
    Administration 
       Jan Lesher, 
     Community & Health Services

    Board of Supervisors Directed Memoranda

    Economic Development

    Pima County Economic Development Office
    Economic Development Office Contacts
    Economic Development - Attractions & Tourism

    Current Economic Development Plan:

    Economic Development Plan - Update Through 2018

    Past Economic Development Plans:

    Economic Development Plan, 2015 through 2017
    Economic Development Plan, 2012

    Pima County Development Opportunities

    County Business Parks and Available Properties
    The Sonoran Corridor -  A Regional Economic Catalyst
     

    County Administrator Memorandum on Economic Development

    2017

    March 6, 2017 - County-incubated Biotech Firm Accelerate Diagnostics, Receives FDA Approval for Pathogen Test Kit
    February 22, 2017 - Monsanto Foreign Trade Zone Application
    February 15, 2017 - February 21, 2017 Board Meeting - Agenda Item Nos. 7, 8 and 10 Regarding Monsanto Company
    February 14, 2017 -  Additional Information Regarding Foreign Trade Zone Applications
    January 25, 2017 - United States Foreign Trade Zone Information and Guidance
    January 24, 2017 - Public Meetings Regarding the Proposed Monsanto Facility
    January 24, 2017 - Biz Tucson Winter 2017 Article on World View and the Emerging Space Industry Employment Cluster in Pima County
    January 24, 2017 - BizTucson Article Regarding Raytheon

    2016

    January 12, 2016 - Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recover Grant, Port of Tucson Freight Rail Improvements Performance Measure
    January 11, 2017 - Four-year lease Extension with Rillito Racing
    January 3, 2017 - Completion of World View Facility and Certificate of Occupancy
    January 3, 2017 - Completion of 97 E Congress for Full Occupancy by Caterpillar
    January 3, 2017 - Monsanto Website
    January 3, 2017 - Foreign Trade Zone Frequently Asked Questions
    January 3, 2017 - Regulatory Authority of the County Regarding Monsanto's Proposed Agricultural Production Facility in Avra Valley
    December 20, 2016 - Visit Tucson Support and County Bed Tax
    December 9, 2016 - Overview of the Pima County Aerospace, Defense, Technology, Business and Research Park
    December 8, 2016 - Substantial Completion of the World View Manufacturing and Headquarters Facility in Pima County
    December 13, 2016 - Addendum: Ground Lease Options with the Rio Nuevo Multipurpose Facilities District for County-owned Vacant Property at Cushing Street/Interstate 10 and Broadway Boulevard/Sixth Avenue
    November 28, 2016 - Monsanto Economic Development Proposal in Avra Valley
    November 22, 2016 - Raytheon Expansion Economic Development Incentives
    November 22, 2016 - Foreign Trade Zone Payment in Lieu of Taxes Agreement for New Employer Monsanto
    November 22, 2016 - Pima County Economic Development Plan - Update Through 2018
    November 4, 2016 - Pima County's 2015-2017 Economic Development Plan Progress Report
    October 4, 2016 - Pima County's Major Achievements Over the Past 20 Years
    September 30, 2016 - Article by Former NASA Associate Administrator and Current World View Chief Science Officer Regarding the Rise of the High-altitude Balloon Industry
    September 21, 2016 - Facility Investments in County-leased Property Banner-University Medical Center South Campus
    September 20, 2016 - Arizona Employment Gains by Region
    August 22, 2016 - Pima County Among Nation’s Leaders in Job Growth; Consumer Confidence Near Record  Level
    August 15, 2016 - Sun Corridor Inc. Annual Contract Fiscal Year 2016-17
    August 9, 2016 - Pima County’s 2015-2017 Economic Development Plan Progress Report
    August 5, 2016 - Additional Update on World View
    August 4, 2016 - Update on Caterpillar Surface Mining and Technology Relocation to 97 E. Congress and Tucson Indian Center Purchase of 160 N. Stone Avenue
    July 22, 2016 - Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rating 2016
    July 13, 2016 - World View Update
    July 5, 2016 - Final Relocation of 97 E. Congress Tenants to Accommodate Caterpillar Surface Mining and Technology Division
    June 21, 2016 - Capital Improvements and Investments by the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and Art Institute Facilities
    June 16, 2016 - Market Rate Lease for World View
    June 7, 2016 - Major League Soccer Incentives Through Visit Tucson
    May 3, 2016 - Relocation of the Surface Mining and Technology Division of Caterpillar Inc. to Tucson and Pima County
    April 25, 2016 - Leveraging the Intellectual Capacity of University and Community College Systems to Grow Our Own Employment
    April 7, 2016 - Sunset Road Professional Campus Identified in the 2015-17 Economic Development Plan
    April 19, 2016 - Banner-University Medical Center South Campus Graduate Medical Education Program
    March 11, 2016 - Your February 23, 2016 Email Regarding Accelerate Diagnostics and Newsletter Regarding the Same  Subject
    March 15, 2016 - Intergovernmental Agreement for Water and Wastewater Utilities to the Sonoran Corridor and Direct Utility Services to the World View Enterprises Site
    January 19, 2016 - World View Enterprises, Inc. Corporate Headquarters in the County Aerospace, Defense and Technology Research and Business Park
    January 5, 2016 - Professional Services Agreement with Sun Corridor Inc.

    2015

    December 14, 2015 - Audited Financial Report for the Most Current Available Fiscal Year - Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities (TREO) Now Known as Sun Corridor Inc.
    December 11, 2015 - Pima County Coordination with Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
    December 11, 2015 - Major League Soccer Preseason 2016 Schedule
    December 15, 2015 - Memorandum of Understanding between Tucson Airport Authority, Raytheon Missile Systems, Pima County and the City of Tucson
    October 13, 2015 - University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Banner Health - New Model for Academic Medicine
    June 23, 2015 - Sonoran Corridor Federal Designation
    March 3, 2015 - Continued County Reinvestment in the Community Hospital System
    January 7, 2015 - Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc., Lease Amendment
    January 13, 2015 - Foreign Trade Zone Agreement for Property Tax Abatement for New Employer HomeGoods to Locate to 3649 E. Corona Road in Pima County
    January 16, 2015 - HomeGoods, Inc. Economic Impact Analysis

    2014

    December 24, 2014 - Banner Health Proposed Assumption of Agreements between Pima County and University Physicians and University of Arizona Medical Center
    December 23, 2014 - Biotechnology Incubator Innovation Park
    December 19, 2014 - Disadvantage Business Enterprises Program for the Port of Tucson Project
    December 2, 2014 - Pima County's Economic Development Plan and Hughes Access Road Relocation Update
    November 12, 2014 - Pima County Involvement with TIA through the TAA and the FAA
    September 16, 2014 - Sonoran Corridor or the Auxiliary Interstate Highway
    June 13, 2014 - Economic Development Bonds
    March 11, 2014 - Resolution of the Pima County Board of Supervisors in Support of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
    March 3, 2014 - March 18 Presentation by the Tucson Airport Authority Regarding Efforts to Improve Direct Air Service at Tucson International Airport
    February 19, 2014 - Downtown Infrastructure Investment
    February 7, 2014 - Aerospace Parkway Establishment - Urban HURF/Hughes Access Establishment No. 3018 on the February 18, 2014 Agenda
    January 21, 2014 - Film Tax Incentive
    January 21, 2014 - Aerospace Parkway Establishment

    2013

    December 18, 2013 - Land Acquisition and Exchange Negotiations between Pima County, Raytheon, the US Air Force and the Tucson Airport Authority
    November 19, 2013 - Urban Land Institute Advisory Panel Related to the Future of Downtown Tucson
    November 12, 2013 - The University of Arizona Medical Center - South Campus: The Eight-year Transformation Report
    November 5, 2013 - El Tour de Tucson Funding
    October 15, 2013 - Tenant Lease with Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc
    August 13, 2013 - Southeast Regional Park Surrounding the Pima County Fairgrounds
    August 6, 2013 - Major League Soccer Incentives through Visit Tucson
    July 23, 2013 - Sonoran Corridor Alternatives Analysis
    July 10, 2013 - Potential Adaptive Reuse of the Roger Road Wastewater Reclamation Facility
    July 3, 2013 - Southern Arizona Raceway Conceptual Plan, Proposed Draft Lease and Noise Mitigation Report
    May 23, 2013 - Velodrome Cost and Economic Development Issues
    April 11, 2013 - Accelerate Diagnostics Growth
    March 13, 2013 - The Loop: Economic, Environmental, Community and Health Impact Study
    March 12, 2013 - Economic Development and Mining
    February 5, 2013 - Intergovernmental Agreement with the UA for Joint Planning for a Geotourism Center
    January 24, 2013 - Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities Job Activity Reporting
    County Administrator Memorandum about Pima County taxation and tax policy

    2017

    February 6, 2017 - State-shared Income Taxes and Primary Property Tax Reductions
    Feb. 1, 2017 - Use of Highway User Revenue and Vehicle License Tax Funds
    January 26, 2017 - Change in Pima County's Tax Base
    January 9, 2017 - Proration of Taxes on Exempt Properties
    January 17, 2017 - Formation of the Rocking K South Community Facilities District

    2016

    December 20, 2016 - Visit Tucson Support and County Bed Tax
    November 22, 2016 - Foreign Trade Zone Payment in Lieu of Taxes Agreement for New Employer Monsanto
    October 27, 2016 - Call to the Public Concern Regarding Fire District Tax Rates
    August 31, 2016 - Arizona Tax Research Association Newsletter Article Regarding the Maricopa Integrated Health System 
    August 12, 2016 - August 15, 2016 Tax Levy and Rate Adoption Amended Memorandum
    August 15, 2016 - Tax Levy and Rate Adoption
    August 15, 2016 - Settlement Agreement with the State of Arizona Regarding the One-percent Constitutional Property Tax Limit Litigation
    August 5, 2016 - Pima County Versus Arizona Property Tax Oversight Commission Regarding the One-percent Constitutional Property Tax Limit for Homeowner Occupied Residential Property
    July 29, 2016 - Various Alternatives to Reduce the Pima County Primary Property Tax Rate for Inclusion in Legislative Agenda
    July 21, 2016 - Transportation Funding in Arizona and Pima County
    July 20, 2016 - Property Tax Oversight Commission Letter
    July 19, 2016 - Pima County Property Statements
    July 12, 2016 - Final Judgment Pima County Versus State of Arizona
    June 29, 2016 - Homeowner Property Tax Burden in Pima County Low to Average in National Comparisons
    June 7, 2016 - Updated Analysis on Property Tax Base and Revenue Impacts Attributable to Pima County's 2004 Open Space Bond Program
    May 24, 2016 - Senate Bill 1476 and Imposed Unconstitutional Property Tax Transfer from Pima County to Schools in the Form of Additional State Aid to Education
    May 16, 2016 - Standard and Poor's Global Rating of Pima County, Arizona; Gas Tax
    April 22, 2016 - Notice of Appeal and Request for Formal Evidentiary Hearing Regarding the Decision of the Property Tax Oversight Commission to Assess Full Additional State Aid to Education Liability to Pima County
    April 5, 2016 - Pima County versus State of Arizona; Property Tax Oversight Commission
    March 28, 2016 - Response to Supervisor Miller's  March 22, 2016 Newsletter Regarding the One Percent Residential Property Tax Cap
    March 17, 2016 - Additional State Aid to Education One Percent Homeowner Property Tax Cap

    2015

    December 17, 2015 - Highway User Revenue Fund (HURF) Sweeps and/or Diversions of HURF Revenues Due State Transportation, Cities, Towns and Counties
    December 17, 2015 - Funding Transportation Obligations in the County and the Use of Transportation Revenues; Highway User Revenue Funds and Vehicle License Tax
    November 23, 2015 - One Percent Homeowner Cap Discussion by Arizona Tax Research Association
    October 30, 2015 - Incorrect and Misleading Information on Hunting on County Open Space Lands, the Nov. 3, 2015 Bond Election, County Debt and Property Taxes
    September 17, 2015 - Estimated Property Tax Increase if Voters Approve All Seven Bond Propositions
    September 11, 2015 - Tax Burden Comparison Maricopa County versus Pima County
    August 27, 2015 - Total County Taxes Per Capita
    August 17, 2015 - Tax Levy and Rate Adoption
    Aug. 5, 2015 – Notice of State Cost Transfers to be Included in the Annual Pima County Tax Statement
    Aug. 5, 2015 – Additional State Aid to Education Litigation Related to State of Arizona Budget Transfers to Pima County
    June 12, 2015 - Property Tax Comparison; Maricopa versus Pima County
    June 8, 2015 - State Cost Shifts Have a Disproportionate Impact on Pima County Taxpayers
    June 16, 2015 - Pledge to Reduce the Primary Property Tax Rate and Tentative Increase in the Property Tax Levy of $8.4 million
    June 8, 2015 - Pima County versus the State of Arizona and the Property Tax Oversight Commission
    May 26, 2015 - Maricopa County Superior Court Case Regarding Arizona Cardinal Football Stadium Tax and Funding of our Stadium District
    May 4, 2015 - Annual Property Tax Increase for the Average Residential Homeowner
    April 3, 2015 - March 31, 2015 Article in The Atlantic Regarding State Trend Toward Increasing Gasoline Taxes March 9, 2015 - Presidential Preference Election  - Unnecessary Taxpayer Expense
    February 27, 2015 - Arizona Daily Star Report Regarding the Pima County Assessor's Mailing of Tax Year 2016 Notices of Value
    February 12, 2015 - County Budget Transfers and Levied Property Tax to the State
    February 3, 2015 - Homeowner Rebates Regarding Primary Property Tax Rates
    January 5, 2015 - Maricopa and Pima County Primary Property Tax Comparisons
    January 6, 2015 - Total Property Tax Levy in Pima County vs. Maricopa County
    January 13, 2015 - Foreign Trade Zone Agreement for Property Tax Abatement for New Employer HomeGoods to Locate to 3649 E. Corona Road in Pima County
    January 13, 2015 - Issues Regarding the Gasoline Tax
    January 14, 2015 - New York Times - Raise the gas tax to fix America's roads
    January 16, 2015 - City of South Tucson Secondary Property Tax Rate and Levy Claim
    January 21, 2015 - States with the highest (and lowest) gas taxes
    January 23, 2015 - State Budget Impacts on County Property Taxes

    2014

    October 28, 2014 - City of South Tucson Secondary Property Tax Levy
    September 16, 2014 - Revision to BOS policy C 6.2 Tax Appeal Litigation
    August 18, 2014 - Tax Levy and Rate Adoption
    June 6, 2014 - Tax Notice
    June 4, 2014 - Per Capita Inflation-adjusted Primary Property Tax Levy
    May 28, 2014 - River Park Maintenance through the Regional Flood Control District Property Tax Rate Increase 
    February 14, 2014 - Special Taxing District Legislation and the Goldwater Institute Report
    February 7, 2014 - House Bill 2379 Severely Limiting the Library District Secondary Property Tax
    January 21, 2014 - Film Tax Incentive
    January 10, 2014 - Property Tax Base
    January 6, 2014 - Historical Perspective on the Property Tax Base, Tax Levy and Fund Balances for the Various Tax Levies Imposed by the Board of Supervisors

    2013

    December 10, 2013 - Property Tax Implications Associated with Open Space Purchases
    August 19, 2013 - Tax Levy and Rate Adoption
    June 28, 2013 - Fact Sheet Regarding Statewide Gas Tax Increase
    June 11, 2013 - Tax Roll Corrections and Development of a System Independent of the Legacy System
    May 24, 2013 - Normalizing, Comparing the Maricopa County Primary Property Tax Rate with that of Pima County
    May 1, 2013 - Arizona Daily Star Headline: "County wants 5 percent property tax hike"
    March 7, 2013 - State Shared Revenues to Our Region Based on Annexation or New Incorporation
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