- Lee Huffstutler, Chief AccountantPhone: 813-274-7850Fax: 813-274-8127
The Accounting Division of the Department of Revenue and Finance administers the general ledger; processes payroll records; maintains accounts receivable and payable; controls reimbursements and interdepartmental billings; and is responsible for investing City funds as well as negotiating bond issues.Business
- Raquel Pancho, ADA CoordinatorPhone: 813-274-3964
The City of Tampa is fully committed to providing equitable access to the City’s programs and services. The ADA Coordinator facilitates the City’s efforts to ensure compliance under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADA Amendments (ADAA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. The mission is to ensure the City’s services and programs are accessible to persons with disabilities.Government, People
- Dennis Fernandez, Architectural Review & Historic Preservation ManagerPhone: 813-274-3100, option 3
Architectural Review and Historic Preservation is a division of the Development & Growth Management Department. The Architectural Review and Historic Preservation Division identifies, preserves and promotes historically significant buildings, sites, objects and districts for the educational, cultural and economic benefit of the community, in addition to ensuring responsible new development throughout the city.
- Robin Nigh, ManagerPhone: 813-274-8531Fax: 813-274-8409
The Art Programs Division develops and provides free access to artistic excellence. The division facilitates the creation of art representative of the character and identity of Tampa to major public-use projects and to heighten Tampa's reputation and visibility both regionally and nationally as a city culturally aware and supportive of the arts.Community, Leisure
- Michael Perry, Budget OfficerPhone: 813-274-8552Fax: 813-274-8127
The Budget Division of the Revenue and Finance Department prepares revenue and expenditures projections, budget instructions and target budgets. The division controls expenditures within approved appropriations, prepares budget resolutions, adjustments, budget-related briefings and summaries, and administers the Community Development Block Grant program.Government
- Joe Papy, Business Tax SupervisorPhone: 813-274-8751Fax: 813-274-8723
The Business Tax Division is part of the City of Tampa's Department of Neighborhood Empowerment Department and is responsible for the issuance and collection for all Business Tax Receipts under the authority of Chapter 24 of the City of Tampa Code.Business
- John Bennett, Chief of StaffPhone: 813-274-7360
The Chief of Staff for the City of Tampa is John Bennett. He is responsible for coordinating and integrating the efforts of all departments and agencies to implement the programs directed by the mayor and the policies developed by the City Council. He also has direct supervisory responsibility for the departments of Human Resources, Purchasing, and Technology and Innovation along with the ADA Coordinator, Sustainability and Resilience Positions, and Youth Development Coordinator, as well as administration of major events.Government
- Gina K. Grimes, City AttorneyPhone: 813-274-8996Fax: 813-274-8809 or 813-274-5908
The City Attorney's Office is cognizant of all legal affairs of the City of Tampa. In the capacity as the official legal representative of the City, it is the City Attorney's responsibility to take the management, charge and control of all the legal business of the City and to be, in regard to all municipal affairs, the legal advisor to the Mayor, the City Council and the committees thereof, and all of the department heads, officers and boards of the City.Government
- Shirley Foxx-Knowles, City ClerkPhone: 813-274-8397Fax: 813-274-8306
The City Clerk’s Office provides administrative support in preparing meeting agendas, recordings, minutes, and legal notices for City Council, Administration, Civil Services, Community Redevelopment Agency, Public Nuisance Abatement Board, Code Enforcement Board, Citizen Review Board, and Charter Review Board meetings.Government
- Phone: 813-274-8131Fax: 813-274-7076
City Council is the legislative branch of City government and operates in accordance with the provisions of the 1974 Revised Charter of the City of Tampa. It is responsible for enacting ordinances and resolutions that the Mayor of Tampa administers as chief executive officer.Government
- Elias J. Franco, ManagerPhone: 813-274-8811Fax: 813-274-8430
City of Tampa Utilities is managed by the Water Department's Distribution and Consumer Services Division. Most of the City's utility customers receive a consolidated monthly bill for three utility services: water, wastewater (sewer) and solid waste (refuse and recycling). The Division reads over 140,000 water meters in a 211 square mile service area, and prepares and mails bills monthly.Utilities
- Randy Goers, DirectorPhone: 813-274-8694
The City Planning Department fosters a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach in guiding growth, development, and redevelopment of the City of Tampa. The Department focuses on citywide planning initiatives that support the Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow (T3) Strategy and that enhance economic value, quality of life, community, and resiliency.
- Janelle McGregor, ManagerPhone: 813-274-7997
Community Engagement and Partnerships Department, serves as the Mayor's main liaison to the neighborhood associations and as their voice at City Hall. This division also works with all community partners and private entities to promote and build positive relationships that will showcase the City of Tampa as a desirable living and working environment
- Michelle VanLoan, DirectorPhone: 813-274-8325
The Tampa Community Redevelopment Agency provides legislative oversight of the community redevelopment areas. Investing in neighborhood redevelopment is a high priority in each of Tampa's eight community redevelopment areas. From Downtown to Drew Park, redevelopment activity is helping to make Tampa's neighborhoods more attractive, safe, convenient, environmentally healthy, and economically strong.
- JC Hudgison, Construction Services Center Manager and Chief Building OfficialPhone: 813-274-3100Fax: 813-259-1712
Construction Services, a division of the Development & Growth Management, is a one-stop shop for all construction permit and inspection needs. The division reviews construction plans, issues permits, and performs inspections to ensure building projects are built safely and in compliance with state and local codes and regulations helping to create a vibrant, livable, and safe-built community.
- Michael W. Chucran, P.E., DirectorPhone: 813-274-8116Fax: 813-274-7368
Contract Administration Department prepares and manages contracts for professional and construction services, including but not limited to, planning and design, contract execution, and construction phase administration, for City of Tampa capital construction projects. Please email technical questions to firstname.lastname@example.orgBusiness
- Una Garvey, DirectorPhone: 813-274-8511
The Convention Center and Tourism Department is responsible for generation of economic impact through the operation of Tampa Convention Center. The facility is a world-class event space located on the beautiful Tampa River Walk in the heart of downtown within walking distance of all the major hotels and restaurants in the core area. The Center features a 200,000-square-foot exhibit hall with 39 flexible meeting rooms and a ballroom accommodating up to 2,000 guests for dining, presentations and more. Also on premise is The Sail which serves refreshing beverages to convention delegates and locals alike with 360 degree panoramic views of our waterfront marina along the historic Hillsborough River.Business, Leisure
- Abbye Feeley, DirectorPhone: 813-274-8577Fax: 813-274-1838
The City of Tampa Development & Growth Management Department's overall function is to ensure safe and affordable housing and commercial structures that are compatible and compliant with the applicable codes and ordinances. The department is comprised of the following divisions: Construction Services, Architectural Review and Historic Preservation, Housing & Community Development, and Real Estate.
- Nicole Travis, DirectorPhone: 813-274-8577
Development and Economic Opportunity is responsible for coordinating and directing citywide redevelopment initiatives, community planning, and marketing redevelopment opportunities to the private sector using professional staff and consulting resources. The department is dedicated to maximizing the quality, pace, and beneficial economic impact of Tampa's key strategic community revitalization and economic incentives.
The Department of Economic and Opportunity is comprised of the following Departments:Business, Community, Government, Leisure
- Eric Cotton, ManagerPhone: 813-274-3100Fax: 813-274-1838
Development Coordination, a division of Development & Growth Management, manages a multitude of land development efforts including land use changes, alcoholic beverage permitting and enforcement, and the Variance Review Board. The division administers the City’s zoning code, design districts, and right of way and mapping efforts.Business
- Phone: 813-274-8217Fax: 813-274-7028
Tom Dea, Manager
Digital Media Production, a division of Marketing and Communications, creates social media highlighting Tampa’s people, places and events, provides video support for city departments, and maintains the City of Tampa Television channel, providing residents with quality programming including live coverage of Tampa City Council and other zoning boards.Community, Government
- Rob Rosner, DirectorPhone: (813) 274-8577
The Economic Opportunity Department is responsible for developing and managing the City of Tampa’s initiatives to promote a comprehensive and strategic approach to economic development. It serves as the liaison to the City’s supported cultural venues such as the Tampa History Center, the Florida Aquarium, the Straz Performing Arts Center, Tampa Museum of Art, the Glazer Children’s Museum, Zoo Tampa, and more.Business
- Barbara Tripp, Fire ChiefPhone: 813-274-7700Fax: 813-274-7144
Emergency Management has taken a practical, no-nonsense approach to all-hazards emergency planning, which includes threats from hurricanes and other weather related emergencies, as well as man-made or technological events such as utility disruptions, hazardous materials spills and terrorism.Safety
- Mike Swain, Employment Services ManagerPhone: 813-274-8911Fax: 813-274-8913
Employment Services, a division of Human Resources, performs the personnel hiring and testing function and maintains the City's comprehensive classification plan covering approximately 600 classes of work. This division also monitors the performance evaluation process, coordinates the administration of valid medical standards, and conducts job analysis research for developing valid selection procedures.People
- Gregory Hart, ManagerPhone: 813-274-5522Fax: 813-274-5544
The Minority Business Development program facilitates contract opportunities in construction, professional services and goods, and non-professional services for women and minority business firms that are certified to do business with the City of Tampa.Community, Business
- Tiffany Weber, Plan AdministratorPhone: 813-274-8550Fax: 813-274-7504
The Fire & Police Pension Fund is administered by a nine member Board of Trustees who have appointed a Plan Administrator and administrative staff to conduct daily operations for the effective and efficient administration of the pension plan, including but not limited to: processing benefit payments to retirees and their beneficiaries, processing health and life insurance enrollment and changes, administering the DROP, and processing disability pension applications.
- Barbara Tripp, Fire ChiefPhone: 813-274-7011Fax: 813-274-7026
The Fire Rescue Department provides essential service in the areas of fire prevention, fire protection, and emergency medical care. The department is comprised of the Operations, Rescue, Communications, Prevention, and Administrative Divisions.Safety
- Dana Blydenburgh, GE Pension Plan SupervisorPhone: 813-274-7850Fax: 813-274-7289
The General Employees’ Retirement Fund is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees appointed for three-year terms. The Fund employs a GE Pension Plan Supervisor and staff to conduct the daily operations of the Fund including benefits administration, fiscal administration and retirement education. The Fund administers the Division A and Division B defined benefit pension plans for City of Tampa general employees in full-time or part-time regular positions.
- Kerry Wright, GISPPhone: 813-274-7301
The Geographic Information Systems team is responsible for developing citywide GIS solutions and standards and provides strategic direction, leadership and management for implementing GIS solutions.Community, Government
- Ian J. Whitney - Associate DirectorPhone: 813-274-8016Fax: 813-274-7176
The Office of Government Affairs promotes the City’s interests with state and federal legislators and executive agencies. It is responsible for developing the City of Tampa’s legislative goals, coordinating tactics for advocacy, building relationships at the state and federal levels, coordinating a review of legislation that impacts Tampa, and ensuring seamless communication between our elected officials and the City. The Office of Government Affairs is a division of the Strategic Initiatives Department.
- Kayon Henderson, ManagerPhone: 813-274-7999
Housing and Community Development is a division of the Development & Growth Management department, which administers a variety of housing programs that assist eligible low and moderate-income residents purchase, rent or rehabilitate existing housing units located within the City of Tampa limits. The Tampa Office of Human Rights is part of the division, enforcing the City’s employment, housing, and public accommodations anti-discrimination laws.Community, People
- Kelly Austin, DirectorPhone: 813-274-8041Fax: 813-274-8365
The Director of Human Resources & Talent Development is responsible for the Employee Relations, Employment Services, Risk Management and Training & Development divisions. The department also serves as the City of Tampa Ethics Office.
- Kayon Henderson, ManagerPhone: 813-274-5869
The Office of Human Rights enforces local, state and federal anti-discrimination laws in housing, employment and public accommodations for persons who believe discrimination occurred because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, familial and marital status or retaliation. The Office receives, mediates, investigates and resolves complaints, and provides outreach and education on fair housing, sexual harassment, reasonable accommodations/modifications, LGBT, and use of criminal records issues, plus more. All services are free of charge.People
- Brad Baird, Deputy AdministratorPhone: 813-274-7883
The Infrastructure Deputy Administrator is responsible for coordinating and managing all public works and utility operations and programs. He has direct supervisory responsibility for the Contract Administration, Wastewater and Water department.Utilities
- Jean Duncan, P.E.Phone: (813) 274-8029
The Infrastructure and Mobility Administration seeks to elevate the City of Tampa, as a national leader of Utilities, Solid Waste Services, Mobility, Construction Management, Facilities Maintenance, and Fleet Maintenance in the country and to provide the highest quality municipal infrastructure and services to our customers
- Sal Ruggiero, Deputy AdministratorPhone: (813) 348-1151
The Deputy Administrator of Infrastructure Services seeks to elevate the City of Tampa as a national leader of Facilities Maintenance, Fleet Maintenance, and Solid Waste production and services in the country and to provide the highest quality municipal infrastructure services to our customersGovernment, Utilities
- Adriana Colina, DirectorPhone: 813-348-1150Fax: 813-348-1156
The Logistics and Asset Management Department provides a variety of services directly to citizens, such as providing safe, reliable and efficient public parking and provides services to other city departments; i.e. the coordination of city-wide public facility maintenance and contract construction, city-wide vehicle maintenance and repairs. The department is comprised of the following divisions: Facility Management and Fleet Maintenance.Government, Safety
- Adam Smith, DirectorPhone: 813-274-8262Fax: 813-274-7050
The Marketing & Communications Division works behind the scenes to develop City messaging and programs that effectively communicate the City's goals, accomplishments, and projects with a unique emphasis on the City's six strategic focus areas.
- Jane Castor, MayorPhone: 813-274-8251Fax: 813-274-7050
The Mayor's Office provides services required of the executive branch of City government including administrative functions and public relations. The department is responsible for providing direction to department heads, administering ordinances and resolutions of City Council, meeting the public and providing information on matters of community concern. The Mayor, as Chief Executive Officer, provides guidance and executive approval of the annual budget and long range planning for the City.Government
- Vik Bhide, DirectorPhone: 813-274-3101Fax: 813-274-8901
The Mobility Department consists of five divisions: Parking, Operations, Smart Mobility, Stormwater Engineering, and Transportation Engineering. The Mobility Department is also committed to achieving Vision Zero, an international strategy to get to zero deaths and serious injuries on our roadways.
To learn more about what the Mobility Department is doing, please visit https://www.tampa.gov/tss-about-us.Government
- Ocea Wynn, AdministratorPhone: 813-274-8181
The Neighborhood and Community Affairs Administration consists of the Parks & Recreation Department, Arts & Cultural Affairs Division, Community Partnerships Division, Equal Business Opportunity Division, Neighborhood Engagement / Mayor's Neighborhood University Division, the Neighborhood Enhancement Division, and Business Tax office.Business, Community, Government, Leisure, People
- Keith O’Connor, ManagerPhone: 813-274-5545Fax: 813-274-5567
The City of Tampa Neighborhood Enhancement Division enforces all non-criminal city ordinances, codes, and regulations. The division also works to improve the quality of life for Tampa residents through maintenance efforts of medians and vacant lots. The division continues the effort to reduce litter, graffiti and illegal dumping.Community
- Fed Revolte, Parking Division ManagerPhone: 813-274-8179
The Parking Division is a division of the Mobility Department. The division is responsible for the operation of all City of Tampa's public parking. The Parking Division develops parking policy and specific facility expansion plans to serve the parking demand in the central business district and adjacent commercial areas. The present parking inventory consists of 10 garages and 21 surface lots, comprising a total of 11,372 spaces.Business, Leisure, Safety
- Sherisha Hills, DirectorPhone: 813-274-8615Fax: 813-274-5749
The Tampa Parks and Recreation Department manages, maintains and operates all the park and recreational facilities of the city, and develops and implements programs for cultural and recreational activities.Leisure
- Gregory K. Spearman, DirectorPhone: 813-274-8351Fax: 813-274-8355
The Purchasing Department, as provided for in the City Charter, is responsible for all aspects of the City's centralized procurement process. Its objective is to acquire needed goods and services as efficiently and as inexpensively as possible, while assuring fair and equal opportunity to all qualified vendors.Business
- Monica Ammann, Real Estate ManagerPhone: 813-274-7852Fax: 813-274-8387
Real Estate is a division of the Development & Growth Management Department. The Real Estate Division acts as a central service organization, providing the purchase, sale, leasing and property management services of real estate for other City departments.Business
- Dennis Rogero, Chief Financial OfficerPhone: 813-274-8151Fax: 813-274-8127
The Department of Revenue and Finance is responsible for managing the City's financial matters. Primary functions include: administration, budgeting, planning, accounting, investment, licensing, utility accounting, pension, and grant administration.Government
- Tony Mulkey, CPREPhone: 813-274-7723Fax: 813-274-7744
The Riverwalk allows both tourists and area citizens to access museums, hotels, restaurants, shopping and key destinations while enjoying Tampa’s beautiful shoreline. As a key downtown neighborhood amenity, it provides a safe pathway for exercise, access to urban parks and numerous boater access points. It provides an educational canvas for the celebration of Tampa’s history and culture, linking numerous venues with current and future commercial/retail development.Leisure
- Larry Washington, DirectorPhone: 813-348-1146Fax: 813-348-1156
The Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management provides environmentally safe, time responsive, and cost effective collection, disposal and recycling services for nearly 90,000 residential and commercial customers.Utilities
- Tony Mulkey, SuperintendentPhone: 813-274-8854Fax: 813-274-7744
The mission of the Office of Special Events is to provide a knowledgeable, customer focused management team, committed to leading you through the event process while helping to create memorable events.
Our dedicated, professional Special Events Management Team is your resource on all aspects of event production. We recommend that all event planners contact the Office of Special Events early in the planning process. We will be happy to provide guidance and answer your questions.
We strive to deliver outstanding customer service to ensure your events success.Leisure
- Marley Wilkes, DirectorPhone: (813) 274-8497Fax: (813) 274-7176
The Strategic Initiatives Department is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the Mayor’s strategic plan including T3 (Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow) goals, building and fostering public-private partnerships, and developing programs that further the City’s strategic priorities. Strategic Initiative serves as a policy advisor to Mayor Castor and senior staff, is the liaison between the Administration and Tampa City Council, and works to further the City’s strategic priorities in the City’s legislative body.Government
- Russell Haupert, Director and Chief Technology OfficerPhone: 813-274-8155Fax: 813-274-7302
The Department Technology and Innovation (T&I) is the City of Tampa's central technology provider in areas of applications development and support, technology infrastructure and integration, IT security, geographical information systems, computer/telecommunications and radio support.Government
- Ida WalkerPhone: 813-276-3786
As representatives of the Tampa Police Department, the Black History Committee's mission is to reduce crime and enhance the quality of life through a cooperative partnership with all citizens. These partnerships include the historic emphasis of promoting educational awareness of African Americans in law enforcement, the importance of diversity and achievement, and maintaining a relationship with the community as a whole.Community
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