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.