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The City of Tampa is proud to receive a $500,000 grant from Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity to help shape a stronger and more resilient future for Tampa.  The grant is part of HUD’s Community Development Block Grant Mitigation Program…
Updated: 01/14/2021 - 04:27 pm
In an effort to practice safe social-distancing we will be holding a media availability via Facebook Live at 4:30 pm today. WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Dr. Edwin Michael, and Dr. Jason Wilson from Tampa General Hospital WHAT: Facebook Live Update on…
Updated: 01/13/2021 - 01:08 pm
The City of Tampa will be lighting up blue in honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Day, recognized nationally on January 11th with #WearBlueDay.    Human Trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery that exploits vulnerable populations for both sex…
Updated: 01/11/2021 - 04:28 pm
In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021.  Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, January 18, 2021. The revised collection schedule is as…
Updated: 01/11/2021 - 03:11 pm
With Super Bowl 55, just around the corner, the NFL Experience will soon be underway. In partnership with the Tampa Bay Host Committee, preparations for the NFL Experience will be starting soon. Beginning on Monday, January 11, all tennis,…
Updated: 01/11/2021 - 01:00 pm
The Event Service Professional Association (ESPA) representing event service personnel throughout North America has named Una Garvey, Tampa Convention Center & Tourism Director and Suzanne Seder, Convention Services Manager, the recipients of…
Updated: 01/08/2021 - 03:09 pm
Tampa Bay regional partners prepare to host its fifth Super Bowl on February 7, 2021, the City and its partners will keep stakeholders informed via an omnichannel approach, distributing event information, safety messaging, logistical details, and…
Updated: 01/05/2021 - 08:27 am
Ahead of the NFL postseason, Mayor Jane Castor will drop a Tampa Bay Buccaneers banner at City Hall, supporting the Buccaneers' journey to the Super Bowl. Mayor Castor will also challenge residents and other regional leaders to "raise the flags" and…
Updated: 01/04/2021 - 12:20 pm
In observance of New Year’s Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Friday, January 1, 2021. Residential Customers will be affected only if serviced on Friday, January 1, 2021. The revised collection schedule is as follows: Residential…
Updated: 12/23/2020 - 02:49 pm
Mayor Castor is proud to announce her support for the Safe & Sound initiative founded by local small business owners who are committed to operating their businesses safely by following CDC guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Safe &…
Updated: 12/23/2020 - 12:42 pm
As Mayor Castor continues to modernize city government to improve community services, the City of Tampa conducted a Community Values Survey, a statistically valid survey to obtain data-based results that are reflective of the diverse demographics of…
Updated: 12/21/2020 - 10:02 am
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and market uncertainty, the City of Tampa demonstrated exceptional financial management by securing the largest bond sale in Florida at the time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the largest water…
Updated: 12/18/2020 - 10:55 am
🎅 Santa Claus has checked his list twice and the students of DeSoto Elementary are on the nice list! Mayor Jane Castor, Councilman Orlando Gudes and the Mayor's Hispanic Heritage Committee will host its annual holiday social event at DeSoto…
Updated: 12/18/2020 - 08:57 am
For the second year in a row, onbikes will join the City of Tampa and Mayor Jane Castor for Caroling with Castor, an event where a team of elves, Mayor Jane Castor and community partners make surprise deliveries of brand new bikes to deserving kids…
Updated: 12/17/2020 - 05:37 pm
CIPs are initially identified by departments based on their experiences, infrastructure needs, industry standards, COT development plans, and various other factors. Annually, departments submit CIP requests to the Budget Office, which then makes…
Updated: 12/17/2020 - 03:05 pm
To support COVID-19 safety within the local business community, the City of Tampa will distribute face coverings to businesses starting today, December 17, through Sunday, December 20 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Barksdale Active Older Adult Center…
Updated: 12/17/2020 - 08:50 am
It’s the most wonderful time of the year--and the City of Tampa wants the community to have a fun and safe holiday season. With new cases of COVID-19 rising rapidly across the nation, health experts are emphasizing the need to wear masks to protect…
Updated: 12/17/2020 - 08:17 am
In observance of Christmas Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24, 2020 and Friday, December 25, 2020.  Residential Customers who receive collection Friday, will be affected. Residential Customers who normally receive…
Updated: 12/17/2020 - 08:14 am
City of Tampa Mayor Jane Castor will be joined by City of St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Chair Pat Kemp, Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Chair Pat Gerard and City of Clearwater…
Updated: 12/17/2020 - 08:07 am
As the state of Florida surpasses 20,000 deaths, the City of Tampa will ring the bell of Old City Hall 20 times at sundown today (around 5:37 p.m.), December 16th and will light up the City of Tampa blue in support of frontline workers and to remind…
Updated: 12/16/2020 - 05:10 pm