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Ybor Environmental Services (YES) Team

The Ybor Environmental Services (YES) Team was established in December 2000 by the City of Tampa to address clean-up and aesthetic maintenance in the Ybor City Historic District.  

As a visitor destination and popular entertainment venue, Ybor City requires additional services in order to stay clean and attractive. The YES Team services are contracted out to a private company and managed by the Ybor City Development Corporation.

The YES Team provides around-the-clock clean-up services seven days a week to include the following:

  • Hardscape Cleaning - Routine streets, alleys and sidewalk blowing of leaves;

  • Common Area Litter Control - Daily cleaning of 7th Avenue and the inner district as well as weekly litter pick-up in residential areas to include trash, tree debris; 

  • Landscaping - Weekly mowing, line trimming and edging of city right of ways to include: tree trimming, raking and general landscaping duties;

  • Other Services - Responsible for cleaning the City’s public restroom facilities, reporting safety problems, assisting the public and serving as community ambassadors due to their daily public presence.