Briefs: Parking lot project near library delayed | Local News Stories – Arizona News

Briefs: Parking lot project near library delayed | Local News Stories – Arizona News

Work originally planned in June to turn a former recycling site into 75 additional parking spaces at Green Valley’s Pima County Government Complex has been postponed.

The time frame initially published for the project was May through June, and mostly involves clearing desert vegetation, paving and striping.

However, that period was an estimate and due to other county projects, needed to be adjusted, county library system spokeswoman Holly Schaffer said. According to the project’s deputy director, the parking lot is anticipated to be completed in September or October. 

The parking lot expansion will not affect nearby library services, but could result in increased traffic while work is underway, Schaffer said.

Interior improvements to Joyner-Green Valley Library also slated for early summer were finished. They include new energy-efficient lighting, wall tile, paint and carpeting. 

Continental School interviews planned

Interviews for four candidates seeking to fill an unexpired board term for Continental Elementary School District are set for Friday, after which one is expected to get the appointment.

The candidates are vying to complete the remaining 18 months on the four-year term vacated by Sharon Niehaus, who resigned in June. Each will be interviewed by a community panel, which will forward its recommendation to Pima County Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams, who will make the appointment. 

“Our hope is that Superintendent Williams will select a candidate by then (Aug. 11),” PCSS spokesman Ricky Hernandez said in an…

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