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Updated: 01/30/2023 - 08:51 am
The American Lung Cancer Screening Initiative (ALCSI) is raising awareness about the importance of lung cancer screening in Tampa and encouraging residents to take advantage of available screening options. Florida ranks 40th among all states in…
Updated: 01/28/2023 - 03:34 pm
City of Tampa’s Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will start the Bead Reuse Program for the 2023 event season.  Starting Monday, January 30 through May 2023, Gasparilla revelers are encouraged to take unwanted beads…
Updated: 01/25/2023 - 12:14 pm
Innovative Redesign Builds on Mobility and Vision Zero Safety Goals with Improved Crosswalks, New Protected Bike Lanes, New Scooter Hub Along Busy Corridor   Mayor Jane Castor announced the completion of an innovative new redesign for Cass Street…
Updated: 01/20/2023 - 03:53 pm
Prior to the Start of Children's Gasparilla Parade The Children's Gasparilla Parade, widely considered the largest children's event in the country, is set to take place on Saturday, January 21, 2023, from 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Mayor Jane Castor and…
Updated: 01/19/2023 - 03:22 pm
The City of Tampa is excited to announce the launch of its Green Team. This is the first city-sponsored environmental stewardship program, funded by AmeriCorps, in the State of Florida. This program, developed in partnership with Volunteer Florida…
Updated: 01/18/2023 - 10:02 am
The City of Tampa Mobility Team recently installed new All-Way-Stop intersections and crosswalks near Plant High School, making it safer for students, teachers, and staff to cross the street. 

"The City of Tampa is committed to making…
Updated: 01/13/2023 - 11:26 am
Students IDing Invasive Plants, Removing Litter at McKay Bay Nature Park & TraiLearn & Serve Tampa, The Mission Continues, Tampa Parks & Recreation, Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, and other organizations join forces for Martin Luther King Jr…
Updated: 01/12/2023 - 10:03 am
Tampa and Dallas Mayors Place Friendly Wager on Super Wild Card Game Tiff's Treats Throwdown Winner Takes 500 Dozen Cookies  The mayors of Tampa and Dallas are putting their city's pride on the line with a friendly wager on the outcome of the…
Updated: 01/04/2023 - 04:10 pm
The City of Tampa and Mayor Jane Castor invite the public to view a new art exhibit, Shine A Light Youth Art Contest, produced by the Tampa JCCs & Federation.

This exhibit, on display now in the lobby of the Tampa Municipal Office…
Updated: 12/27/2022 - 03:32 pm
Tampa Parks and Recreation is set to officially open another fully inclusive and sensory-friendly playground, funded by the City of Tampa and approved by the Tampa City Council. The New Tampa All Abilities Playground, located at 17302 Commerce Park…
Updated: 12/15/2022 - 02:07 pm
New Bikes Being Delivered to Tampa Kids Through onbikes and Caroling with Castor For the fourth year in a row, Mayor Jane Castor and community partners will make surprise deliveries of brand new bikes to deserving kids throughout the City of Tampa…
Updated: 12/14/2022 - 02:50 pm
Bridges to Business Connects Small Businesses with Big Opportunities The City of Tampa is now providing new opportunities for small, minority subcontractors contractors across the Tampa Bay Area to get involved with City of Tampa Construction…
Updated: 12/12/2022 - 08:59 am
Moovit delivers a smart mobility experience – multimodal trip planning with eBikes, scooters, and transit, and mobile ticketing for HART – all from one app The City of Tampa’s Mobility Department is looking for 200 people to participate in a…
Updated: 12/08/2022 - 05:37 pm
City of Tampa employees delivered holiday gift baskets to nearly 200 Tampa families today to help make the season extra special. For the past several weeks, City departments have collected non-perishable food items, grocery store gift cards, and…
Updated: 12/06/2022 - 01:32 pm
After many years of anticipation, North Tampa residents will soon have a brand-new, state-of-the-art multipurpose sports field at Forest Hills Park. The City of Tampa, Mayor Jane Castor, and Tampa City Council Members approved nearly $4.2M in…
Updated: 12/06/2022 - 08:37 am
Community members, including residents of a nearby senior center, can now enjoy new sidewalks, pedestrian connections, crosswalks, and extended trails at Takomah Trail Park in North Tampa. This is all part of a plan to increase accessibility and…
Updated: 12/05/2022 - 09:13 am
Mayor Jane Castor Accepts Resignation of TPD Chief Mary O’Connor
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor has requested and received the resignation of Police Chief Mary O'Connor, following the completion of an Internal Affairs investigation into a recent…
Updated: 12/04/2022 - 11:21 am
Mayor Jane Castor's "Crosswalks to Classrooms" Initiative is a public art project focused on road safety This morning, the City of Tampa, Artist Jay Giroux, Walk Bike Tampa, and volunteers will paint a new, brightly-colored crosswalk for students…
Updated: 12/02/2022 - 01:00 pm
Mayor Jane Castor has issued the following statement: "Police Chief Mary O'Connor has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into a recent traffic stop. Assistant Chief Lee Bercaw is serving as acting Chief."
Updated: 12/02/2022 - 11:09 am
Safer Crosswalk Coming to Just Elementary School in West Tampa Mayor Jane Castor's "Crosswalks to Classrooms" Initiative is a public art project focused on road safety This Saturday, the City of Tampa, Artist Jay Giroux, Walk Bike Tampa, and…
Updated: 12/01/2022 - 02:48 pm
Thursday, December 1, 2022 Old City Hall, located at 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., lit up in red. Tonight at sundown, the City of Tampa will light up Old City Hall in red to commemorate World AIDS Day. This important awareness day remains a time to…
Updated: 11/18/2022 - 01:29 pm
This Saturday, a local athletics organization for kids will serve a Thanksgiving feast to 100 residents at Tampa Hope, a temporary shelter for those experiencing homelessness in Hillsborough County. Tampa Hope also provides clothes, food, counseling…
Updated: 11/17/2022 - 02:58 pm
Ybor City CRA Says “YES!” to National Firm for Enhanced Environmental Cleaning Services The Ybor City Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) is excited to announce the launch of the refreshed Ybor YES! Team in partnership with Block by…
Updated: 11/16/2022 - 02:24 pm
Mayor Jane Castor will be connecting with students and faculty at four Hillsborough County Schools for the Great American Teach-In, which takes place on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Media members are invited to join the…
Updated: 11/16/2022 - 11:06 am
David Ingram has been selected as the new executive director of the Tampa Convention Center. David Ingram, one of America’s most experienced and innovative convention center experts, has been selected as the new executive director…
Updated: 11/16/2022 - 08:56 am
The City of Tampa is taking the next step in strengthening wastewater infrastructure with a large-scale project to inspect, clean, and rehabilitate wastewater pipes in East Tampa and West Tampa.  Crews are utilizing a technique called pipe lining,…
Updated: 11/15/2022 - 02:56 pm
Thanks to TD Tree Days Grant

TD Bank has selected the City of Tampa to receive a 2022 TD Tree Days grant. The grant allowed the City of Tampa staff and volunteers to plant 50 trees today at Robles Park. 
TD Tree…
Updated: 11/15/2022 - 10:57 am
200 Trees Distributed in our Community The City of Tampa is partnering with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, The Arbor Day Foundation, and State Farm to hold a Fruit and Canopy Tree Giveaway at Fair Oaks Park on Thursday, November 17, 2022, from 7:00 AM…
Updated: 11/11/2022 - 09:22 am
City of Tampa Conducting Nationwide Search for Artists For City Center at Hanna Avenue   The City of Tampa has issued a nationwide call for artists to create an engaging, impactful sculpture for the City Center at Hanna Avenue…
Updated: 11/10/2022 - 07:35 am
WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Tampa Fire Rescue Chief Barbara Tripp, Tampa Police Chief Mary O'Connor and Emergency Coordinator John Antapasis will address the media and answer questions regarding Hurricane Nicole.

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Updated: 11/09/2022 - 01:00 pm
The City of Tampa will close city offices on Thursday due to Tropical Storm Nicole. Current forecasts indicate that Nicole will become a hurricane later today, with tropical storm force winds expected in the Tampa Bay Area later today into Thursday…
Updated: 11/08/2022 - 10:36 am
Preparing for Subtropical Storm Nicole TAMPA, Fla. (Tuesday, November 8, 2022) -- Mayor Jane Castor, Tampa Fire Rescue Chief Barbara Tripp, Tampa Police Chief Mary O'Connor, and John Antapasis, Emergency Coordinator will address what residents can…
Updated: 11/08/2022 - 07:23 am
Community members, Mayor Jane Castor, and the CRA board will take the next big step in the beautification and restoration of historic Ybor City with the unveiling of the East 7th Avenue Monument. This monument marks the east-end entrance of the…
Updated: 11/03/2022 - 03:31 pm
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 Mayor’s Youth Corps is comprised of students in grades 9, 10,…
Updated: 11/02/2022 - 02:03 pm
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE WHO: Tampa teens, their parents, and other interested individuals WHAT: Educational presentation on drug abuse awareness and prevention WHERE: Virtual…
Updated: 10/20/2022 - 02:10 pm
Signing Ceremony to Take Place on October 21, 2022  Mayor Jane Castor and Tampa City Council will sign the Executive Order on Friday, October 21, officially designating Juneteenth as an official City of Tampa holiday at Perry…
Updated: 10/11/2022 - 02:14 pm
 Mayor Jane Castor will celebrate National Walk to School Day by announcing Grady Elementary School as the newest location of her Crosswalks to Classrooms program.

The Mayor will join walk-to-school organization Sidewalk Stompers in…
Updated: 10/10/2022 - 10:04 am
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: 10/07/2022 - 02:34 pm
Rewarding good work, and recruiting and retaining great employees is key, Mayor Jane Castor says  City of Tampa leaders and employees will gather Friday to celebrate the signing of historic employment contracts with the city’s three unions.   The…
Updated: 10/07/2022 - 10:33 am
With housing affordability, a central goal of the Jane Castor administration and City Council, the City of Tampa is creating a new team dedicated to helping individuals connect with critical housing services and resources. The City is launching a…
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: 10/03/2022 - 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: 09/29/2022 - 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 - 09:16 am
Watch Video Always on the lookout for opportunities to improve its community-centric services, the City of Tampa's Construction Services division is excited to now offer virtual inspections for select projects.

Instead…
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 - 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,…