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Updated: 10/06/2022 - 08:27 pm
The City of Tampa needs your help in planning for the future of our community, including how we prepare and recover from storm events, grow in a sustainable way and improve quality of life.   Beginning Tuesday, Oct 11, city leaders will host a…
Updated: 10/05/2022 - 09:54 pm
Survey Reveals Around 90 Percent of Residents Recommend Tampa as a Place to Work, Open a Business Source: HCP Associates City of Tampa residents for the third straight year expressed overwhelming enthusiasm for their city as a place to live, work…
Updated: 10/05/2022 - 02:10 pm
Tampa Bay Rays Postseason Celebration at City Hall As the regular season ends and the AL Wild Card series begins this weekend, the City of Tampa is inviting fans to cheer on the Tampa Bay Rays with Mayor Jane Castor, Tampa Bay Rays representatives…
Updated: 10/05/2022 - 01:33 pm
HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES RECEIVE RENTAL ASSISTANCE, MORE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY After processing hundreds of applications and contacting thousands of individuals on the waitlist, the City of Tampa is excited to enter a…
Updated: 10/04/2022 - 06:16 pm
WHO: Mayor Jane Castor will provide an update on the Rental and Move-In Assistance Program and announce the reopening of the application portal. 
DATE: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
TIME: 10:…
Updated: 10/04/2022 - 08:37 am
Community Members Invited to Share Input on West Tampa CRA Parking Study The West Tampa CRA includes the area roughly between the Hillsborough River, and Armenia Avenue, Columbus Drive, and Kennedy Boulevard, as shown in the map below. This Parking…
Updated: 10/03/2022 - 09:27 am
WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Chief Mary O’Connor & Chief Barbara Tripp
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022
TIME: 11:30 AM and 5:30 PM
LOCATION: Emergency Operations…
Updated: 09/30/2022 - 05:52 pm
The Tampa Water Department is announcing the temporary switch to its water disinfection process to chlorine starting Monday, October 3 through Monday, October 24, 2022. This routine preventative measure had been previously delayed to accommodate…
Updated: 09/30/2022 - 12:13 pm
Tampa Solid Waste Department Revises Schedule Due to Hurricane Ian
As a result of the impacts of Hurricane Ian, City of Tampa solid waste services have been revised. The Solid Waste team members are first responders post-…
Updated: 09/29/2022 - 12:37 pm
WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Chief Mary O’Connor & Chief Barbara Tripp
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022
TIME: 5:30 PM CANCELED 
LOCATION: Emergency Operations Center, 711 E. Henderson Ave. Tampa, FL 33602
TAMPA, Fla. (…
Updated: 09/29/2022 - 09:28 am
MEDIA AVAILABILITY TODAY
WHO: Mayor Jane Castor
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022
TIME: 12:30 PM 
LOCATION: Meet outside the City of Tampa EOC (711 E. Henderson…
Updated: 09/28/2022 - 06:13 pm
Be aware of hazards, such as carbon monoxide poisoning, fire and electrocution. Be sure to read the manufacturer’s instructions on how to use the generator.  FEMA's Generator Safety information
Updated: 09/27/2022 - 11:36 am
The City of Tampa's Emergency Management teams continue to prepare for Hurricane Ian, which may significantly impact the region and cause serious flooding. As a precaution, the City of Tampa continues to activate the three self-serve sandbag…
Updated: 09/27/2022 - 11:19 am
MEDIA CREWS PERMITTED TO EMBED IN CITY OF TAMPA EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER Media outlets will be permitted to assign one reporter/photographer team to exclusively cover activity at the City of Tampa EOC from Tuesday until the Hurricane passes.…
Updated: 09/26/2022 - 05:51 pm
MAYOR ANNOUNCES CLOSURES
TAMPA, Fla. (September 26, 2022) --  Under the direction of Mayor Jane Castor, all City of Tampa government offices will be closed starting Tuesday, September 27, 2022, until further notice.  At this time, essential…
Updated: 09/26/2022 - 04:07 pm
As a result of the impacts of Hurricane Ian, City of Tampa's solid waste services are being revised. Upon evaluation post-storm, updates on collection resumption will be shared. The revised schedule is as follows: Residential collection…
Updated: 09/26/2022 - 01:02 pm
The City of Tampa is opening 16 Tampa Parks & Recreation sites for Out of School Camp. This is at the direction of Mayor Jane Castor to assist families impacted by the closing of Hillsborough County Public Schools this week. On Monday,…
Updated: 09/26/2022 - 11:59 am
Members of the public who have urgent questions regarding the storm can call the City of Tampa's Citizen Information Line for immediate assistance. The call center will be activated Monday, September 26 at noon and run until 8:00 p.m. Lines will…
Updated: 09/26/2022 - 09:43 am
The City of Tampa's Emergency Management team continues to monitor Hurricane Ian, which may impact the region within the next few days. As a precaution, the City of Tampa is activating three sandbag distribution sites beginning Sunday,…
Updated: 09/24/2022 - 06:53 pm
Mayor Jane Castor will be available to speak about the City of Tampa's efforts to ensure the community is prepared for potential severe weather on Sunday, September 25 at 9:15 AM at the MacFarlane Park Sandbag Distribution Site. In…
Updated: 09/24/2022 - 02:16 pm
Attorney General Ashley Moody today activated Florida’s Price Gouging Hotline with Tropical Storm Ian approaching the state. The activation comes following Governor Ron DeSantis’s state-of-emergency declaration for 24 counties. In areas covered by…
Updated: 09/24/2022 - 01:32 pm
Watch Video City of Tampa Logistics & Asset Management Team finishes a day of fuel inventory and generator top-offs to ensure the City of Tampa has a sufficient supply of fuel & power in the case of a storm. The City of Tampa is preparing…
Updated: 09/24/2022 - 01:27 pm
The City of Tampa is urging residents to collect and properly dispose of yard waste ahead of potential severe weather expected in the coming days. City of Tampa Stormwater Service employee removes yard waste from the Hubert Drainage System in South…
Updated: 09/22/2022 - 12:56 pm
The Tampa Water Department called in a specialized dive team on Tuesday and Wednesday to remove two underwater valves, helping increase water flow and provide drinking water to the public. The valves are between and 3 and 4.5 feet wide. Crews needed…
Updated: 09/22/2022 - 12:48 pm
The City of Tampa is continuing to work with state and local partners to monitor the developments of a tropical wave in the Southeastern Caribbean Sea. The National Hurricane Center has forecasted a high chance of tropical development of this system…
Updated: 09/22/2022 - 09:07 am
Mayor Jane Castor Statement on City Charter Review
"I strongly oppose any changes to Tampa's City Charter, which establishes the form of government that has served us well for 49 years and led to the stability and prosperity we enjoy today…
Updated: 09/20/2022 - 08:48 am
WHO: Tampa teens, their parents, and other interested individuals
WHAT: Educational presentation on teen depression and suicide prevention
WHERE: Virtual Conference (Zoom) – email molly.…
Updated: 09/17/2022 - 03:41 pm
City employees (and family) volunteering to keep our coastline clean. What is Coastal Cleanup Day?  The international effort brings together volunteers from more than 150 countries to clean up trash littering our beaches and waterways.  Groups on…
Updated: 09/16/2022 - 08:56 am
The Tampa Water Department will be purchasing water from Tampa Bay Water (TBW) for several weeks beginning on Monday, September 19, 2022.
 
Why this purchase is necessary:  To facilitate planned infrastructure…
Updated: 09/15/2022 - 06:30 pm
Tampa Water Department staff gave children at Temple Crest Park a chance to use their scientific skills to monitor the water in the Hillsborough River. 
Event information: The after-school demonstration was held ahead of World Water Monitoring…
Updated: 09/15/2022 - 10:36 am
The City of Tampa's Housing & Community Development division is honored to be recognized by state housing leaders for its relentless efforts to help families become homeowners amid the housing crisis.  The Florida Housing Coalition named the…
Updated: 09/13/2022 - 09:09 am
Today, the City of Tampa will celebrate the one-year anniversary of FIX IT FAST, an initiative allowing residents to have repairs such as potholes made within 72-hours after filing a report. The FIX IT FAST Program focuses on delivering timely and…
Updated: 09/12/2022 - 09:03 am
Mayor Jane Castor and the City of Tampa are sending a strong message to tree-cutting businesses, builders and residents that everyone needs to protect Tampa’s acclaimed tree canopy from reckless destruction.
 
Three years after a tree-…
Updated: 09/09/2022 - 08:27 am
A $100,000 grant from AmeriCorps will help place more grandparent volunteers in classrooms Teachers and students at a local school are receiving an extra pair of helpful hands in the classroom thanks to a partnership between the City of Tampa and…
Updated: 09/08/2022 - 05:26 pm
Her Majesty The Queen's yacht docked at Harbor Island and she met Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman. She later visited the University of Tampa, with a reception at Plant Hall’s Fletcher Lounge, followed by MacDill AFB.
“Today, the City of Tampa…
Updated: 09/07/2022 - 09:22 am
Tampa teens wanting to give back to their community and looking for a glimpse into the workings of City Hall are invited to apply for seats on the Mayor’s Youth Corps.
 
The City is hosting a virtual session to provide students and…
Updated: 09/07/2022 - 08:52 am
The Tampa Water Department will temporarily change its water disinfection process to chlorine between September 12-October 3, 2022.  What is happening: During this period, the department will use chlorine instead of chloramine (a…
Updated: 09/06/2022 - 02:28 pm
TAMPA SOLID WASTE WORKERS RECOVER AND RESTORE BIKES  Tampa Solid Waste workers are restoring bicycles for a local non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring Tampa teens. McKay Bay Transfer Station workers noticed a hauler with close to 30 bikes…
Updated: 09/06/2022 - 10:05 am
The City of Tampa is launching a new “Love Your Park” Campaign in response to increased vandalism in city parks. These incidents cost taxpayers thousands of dollars and take away resources from regularly scheduled maintenance projects in Tampa Parks…
Updated: 09/02/2022 - 08:27 am
In observance of Labor Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022. Residential Customers will not receive solid waste collection service on Monday, September 5, 2022. Review the revised schedule.
 
Updated: 09/02/2022 - 08:25 am
In observance of Labor Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022.

Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, September 5, 2022. The revised collection schedule is as…
Updated: 08/23/2022 - 02:20 pm
City of Tampa will begin demolition of Penny Saver Food Market Property on August 24,  Demolition of Penny Saver Food Market in East Tampa Leads to Next Big Step in New Rec Center 
City of Tampa leaders are…
Updated: 08/22/2022 - 03:27 pm
On Tuesday, Mayor Jane Castor, Representative Kathy Castor and Port Tampa Bay CEO Paul Anderson will join U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary Polly Trottenberg and other elected leaders at Port Tampa…
Updated: 08/22/2022 - 09:41 am
Mayor Jane Castor presented her 2022-2023 Budget to Tampa City Council with a virtual introduction from Dublin, Ireland, where she is participating in the Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce’s Benchmarking Trip.   Mayor Jane Castor presented…
Updated: 08/22/2022 - 09:20 am
The city performs well as solar capacity continues to grow nationwide Tampa ranked 29th out of 70 major cities for solar energy capacity. The results come from the seventh edition of Shining Cities: The Top U.S. Cities for Solar Energy, a new…
Updated: 08/22/2022 - 09:12 am
Due to an unforeseen service interruption at the McKay Bay Waste to Energy Plant: The McKay Bay Waste Management Resource Facility, located at 114 S. 34th St. will be closed to the general public beginning Monday, July 12 through…
Updated: 08/22/2022 - 09:06 am
66 businesses certified by League of American Bicyclists Tampa, Florida now ranks number one in the nation for number of Bicycle Friendly Businesses following the January 2021 awards by the League of American Bicyclists, the leading organization…
Updated: 08/18/2022 - 09:50 am
STEM Campers Showcase Robotic Trash bin at Solid Waste STEM Workshop City of Tampa Solid Waste Department will host a workshop with a local Summer science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) Camp, Quest STEM. The camp…
Updated: 08/18/2022 - 08:20 am

Motorists Can Access Businesses from Hillsborough or Osborne  Beginning Aug. 22, 2022, North Florida Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from East Hillsborough Avenue to East Osborne Avenue. The closure will last at least…
Updated: 08/18/2022 - 08:12 am
The Tampa Police Department will celebrate and honor a City of Tampa Solid Waste Driver today for helping a toddler make it home safe after the child was found playing outdoors alone last month.

On June 30, Jamal Powell, a solid waste…