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Jan. 3, 2020

EScoop now publishing twice a month

What’s better than your monthly eScoop? How about a twice-monthly eScoop!

Starting Jan. 3, 2020, eScoop will start publishing the first and third Friday of each month.  Send your ideas, comments or story suggestions to the eScoop editor.

Next issue: Friday, Jan. 17.


Superintendent's Office with photo

Well done!

Each issue, eScoop would like to give a shout-out to employees and departments who have earned special recognition. We want to hear about colleagues who have earned kudos on the job as well as those being recognized for their work or volunteerism outside the office.

This issue, we'll read about a 40 Under 40 winner, a salsa champion, an award-winning photographer and more.


The Scoop 1975

What’s The Scoop?

Remember when the Sheriff’s Department got a dune buggy? And the District 4 Supervisor took it for a spin? We wrote about it in the October 1975 issue of The Scoop, the predecessor of today’s eScoop employee newsletter.

We’ll profile a different front page is each issue of our current eScoop.


Bill the Movie

Researcher’s story is subject of film

The dramatic personal story of Bill De La Rosa, a researcher in the County’s Criminal Justice Reform Unit, comes to the big screen at the Fox Tucson Theatre Jan. 14 at 10 a.m.

"Bill" dramatizes the hardships De La Rosa's family endured during their journey to the U.S. and his day-to-day struggles to care for his father following a stroke. (Photo courtesy Tamimi Photography.)


Blood donation drive

Blood Drive is Jan. 9-10

You give a gift that saves lives when you donate blood.

The next County blood drive is Jan. 9-10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone Ave., Conference Room C on the basement floor. Make an appointment by calling 800-733-2767 or visit and use Sponsor Code pcdt.


Acknowledge selected directives through ADP

Pima County Human Resources is relaunching the County’s Directives Acknowledgment Series through ADP beginning January 1, 2020.  The County Administrator has approved a schedule of selected directives which will be accessible on the ADP Portal home page throughout the first month of each quarter.  



Be Well in 2020

Ready to make fitness and healthier eating a central part of your 2020 lifestyle? We’ve got deals on gym memberships, information on the Weight Watchers Reimagined program and more. Also find out what you need to do to get your Healthy Lifestyle Activity Points. The reporting period ends Feb. 28.


Grease collection

Bring used cooking oils to grease event Jan. 4

Bring your stored grease from holiday cooking to one of six locations around the County as part of Wastewater Reclamation’s Grease Collection and Recycling Event Jan. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The collected grease will be recycled into biodiesel, a cleaner-burning fuel that can reduce dependence on crude oil.


Equal Employment Opportunity Plan available

Pima County is required to publish an Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) and Utilization Report every other year. Take a few moments to review its content.


Idling cars

Wastewater is idling less

Wastewater landed on Fleet Services’ Top 10 Idle Decrease departmental list for Fiscal Year 2019, thanks to employees’ work to decrease idling on departmental vehicles by 30%. That reduced vehicles’ overall idling time from 41,993 hours in FY 2018 to 29,590 hours in FY 2019.


Book Club

Resolve to join a book club in 2020

It’s a New Year! Why not join a book club at your library? Eleven libraries offer book clubs.

Find out what’s coming up in January and beyond on the Library’s event calendar.


Bus riders

Get creative with your 2020 commuting

Start the new year by saving money, reducing traffic congestion, and helping the planet by reducing carbon emissions. You can accomplish all of that by driving a little less and smiling a little more with PDEQ’s Healthy Air Is In Our Hands Drive Less pledge.

Did we mention you'll have a chance to WIN a $100 gift card?