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Updated: 05/26/2022 - 03:17 pm
The City of Tampa will hold its 24th Annual Women’s History Month Celebration on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. The event will be held at the Tampa Bay History Center, located at 801 Water Street. The celebration is free and open to the public…
Updated: 05/26/2022 - 03:04 pm
Beginning, Monday, May 4, the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department has reopened all the following dog parks and dog beaches within the following parks: Angus Goss Dog Park, 4601 N Central Ave, 33603 Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, 600 N…
Updated: 05/26/2022 - 09:03 am
Tampa Parks and Recreation Department to compete for prestigious honors in the park and recreation industry The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration(AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA…
Updated: 05/26/2022 - 08:59 am
  WHO: City of Tampa Community Engagement and Partnerships Department, Housing and Community Development Division, Office of Human Rights, and more 
WHAT: The City of Tampa will host a “pop-up” community…
Updated: 05/24/2022 - 02:45 pm
A new memorial honoring Gold Star families was unveiled at Tampa’s MacDill Park during a ceremony on Saturday.  Please find the video here /cable.   The Gold Star Families Memorial Monument will serve to honor the more than 300 Gold Star families…
Updated: 05/23/2022 - 02:07 pm
Tampa Parks & Recreation To Honor Dr. Anh-Kay Pizano Rey with a Bench Dedication
TAMPA, Fla. (Monday, May 23, 2022) -- On Tuesday, May 24, Tampa Parks & Recreation will honor the life and service of Dr. Anh-Kay Pizano by dedicating a…
Updated: 05/20/2022 - 08:47 am
Emancipation Day is especially meaningful to Ocea Wynn as her great grandfather, Henry Clary Thomas, a formerly enslaved person from Georgia, proudly marched alongside General William Tecumseh Sherman. TAMPA, Fla. (Friday, May 20, 2022) -- Today,…
Updated: 05/19/2022 - 09:29 am
Mayor Jane Castor today hailed the “extraordinarily strong” state of the city in a speech that celebrated Tampa’s resiliency and summoned residents to work together to tackle challenges and enhance the quality of life of future generations.
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Updated: 05/17/2022 - 07:07 pm
U.S. Special Operations Command will host a capabilities demonstration on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Tampa Convention Center.  A rehearsal took place earlier this afternoon. 

The simulation is part of the…
Updated: 05/13/2022 - 03:26 pm
U.S. Special Operations Command will host a capabilities demonstration on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Tampa Convention Center.  A rehearsal will take place on Tuesday May 17, 2022. The simulation is part of the Special…
Updated: 05/13/2022 - 01:12 pm
WHO: The community and student volunteers, artist Jay Giroux
WHERE: Near Robinson High School.
MEDIA: Meet at the crosswalk on Mango Avenue at 9:00 a.m.
WHEN:
Updated: 05/13/2022 - 12:22 pm
Honoring Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with an expanded celebration
DATE: Saturday, May 14th
TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Water Works…
Updated: 05/12/2022 - 10:34 am
Mayor Jane Castor and the City of Tampa Black History Committee awarded 18 high school students with scholarship money at their Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at the Tampa River Center at Julian B. Lane Park…
Updated: 05/11/2022 - 01:49 pm
City of Tampa Shines Blue for National Police Week When: May 11-May 16
Time: Sunset
Where: Old City Hall, Tampa Riverwalk & Downtown Bridges The City of Tampa, including Old City…
Updated: 05/11/2022 - 09:39 am
MAYOR’S HISPANIC ADVISORY COUNCIL LATINOS UNIDOS LUNCHEON TO FEATURE HIGH-TECH ENTREPRENEUR Latinos Unidos Scholarship Luncheon
EVENT DATE: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
TIME: 12:00 p.m. 
LOCATION…
Updated: 05/09/2022 - 03:36 pm
Tampa General Hospital Partners with City of Tampa to Launch Landmark Wellness Initiative   WHAT: Introduction of TampaWell Activated by Tampa General Hospital – a multi-year, health-forward initiative that aims to make Tampa the…
Updated: 05/09/2022 - 08:51 am
The City of Tampa’s Development Services is relaunching Homeowner’s Night to provide residents with an opportunity to meet with staff at a time that may be more convenient for them. 

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, homeowners who are planning…
Updated: 05/06/2022 - 02:16 pm
Mayor Jane Castor will host the annual State of the City on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Tampa Convention Center, Ballroom C. The event will be streamed live on the City of Tampa Facebook Page. This event is open to the public.…
Updated: 04/29/2022 - 03:34 pm
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 24 through April 30  As part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Mayor Jane Castor and the Tampa Police Department today provided an update on SAFE, a voluntary crime prevention…
Updated: 04/28/2022 - 02:06 pm
Who: Mayor Jane Castor, Tampa Bay Lightning representatives, Thunder Bug, and Blue Crew Street team 
What: Go Bolts Banner Drop 
When: Friday, April 29 at 1:30 PM 
Where:…
Updated: 04/26/2022 - 08:55 am
The City of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council has selected Dr. Anh-Kay Pizano, lifelong champion of educational access for disadvantaged and minority students, as the 9th recipient of its Matilda Martínez Garcia Leadership Award.  …
Updated: 04/25/2022 - 08:42 am
Latinos Unidos Scholarship Luncheon EVENT DATE: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
TIME: 12:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Armature Works (1910 N Ola Ave, Tampa, FL 33602)  Mayor Jane Castor and the…
Updated: 04/22/2022 - 09:13 am
Statement on Silver Oaks Apartments Tampa Mayor Jane Castor released the following statement related to news reports regarding unacceptable conditions at Silver Oaks Apartments in Tampa: “The living conditions at Silver Oaks…
Updated: 04/20/2022 - 12:23 pm
Castor’s Classroom Companions Sending Seniors into Local School
Serving as Tutors and Mentors  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…
Updated: 04/18/2022 - 02:20 pm
Mayor Jane Castor and the City of Tampa's Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will celebrate the student winners of 2022 3R’s Art & Poetry Contest in an outdoor ceremony on Wednesday, April 20 in honor of Earth Month…
Updated: 04/14/2022 - 08:43 am

WHAT: Wellswood Community Garden – Youth Spring Planting Day
WHO: Community members, Tampa Parks & Rec, City of Tampa Solid Waste
DATE: Thursday, April 14  
TIME:…
Updated: 04/13/2022 - 12:07 pm
Guest speakers Fred Hearns and Patricia Newton  MEDIA AVAILABILITY
 
WHO: Mayor Jane Castor will be joined by past and present employees of the Office of Human Rights, Human Rights Board members, and…
Updated: 04/12/2022 - 12:33 pm
Tampa is receiving a Bronze designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to install solar. This designation recognizes Tampa for taking bold steps to encourage solar…
Updated: 04/12/2022 - 11:28 am
  The TECO Line Streetcar carried a record 107,956 trips in March 2022 The TECO Line Streetcar broke an all-time monthly ridership record in March 2022 with 107,956 trips reported.
It was the highest monthly ridership in the…
Updated: 04/11/2022 - 08:53 am
Foundation for Tampa's Neighborhoods will drastically reduce the likelihood of water main breaks and wastewater cave ins. 
WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Brad Baird, Deputy Administrator of Infrastructure
DATE:…
Updated: 04/06/2022 - 11:51 am
Mayor Jane Castor today announced plans to increase transparency and accountability at City Hall, including improving lobbyist registrations and disclosures, conflict of interest reporting by elected officials, and modernizing Tampa’s system…
Updated: 04/06/2022 - 09:01 am
Mayor Jane Castor will hold a press conference on enhancing transparency and accountability measures on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. in the courtyard between the Tampa Municipal Office building and Old City Hall, located at 315. E.…
Updated: 04/04/2022 - 02:12 pm
CITY OF TAMPA LIGHT UP SCHEDULE WHAT: Old City Hall (315 E. Kennedy Blvd.) and Downtown Bridges
COLORS: Blue and Yellow, Colors of the Ukrainian Flag
DATE: Friday,…
Updated: 04/04/2022 - 10:43 am
Watch the introductory video to the Tampa Office of Human Rights. 
At a time when securing and facilitating the creation of affordable housing options in the City of Tampa is of utmost importance, Mayor Jane Castor has joined the nationwide…
Updated: 04/04/2022 - 08:54 am
Mayor Jane Castor and the City of Tampa’s Mobility Department are proud to announce the completion of the first and second phases of safety improvements on Davis Islands, creating safer streets through new bike lanes and enhanced…
Updated: 04/01/2022 - 11:33 am
WHAT: Photo opportunity of Mayor Jane Castor previewing the new Lights on Tampa installation at the Channelside Drive Tunnel. The installation is still in progress and the artist will be on-site to answer questions. Mayor is not…
Updated: 04/01/2022 - 10:32 am
Crosswalks to Classrooms installation at Dr. Carter G. Woodson PK-8The Florida Department of Transportation recently presented its 2020 Planning Innovation of the Year award to the City of Tampa for its Crosswalks to Classrooms…
Updated: 03/30/2022 - 09:16 am
Old City Hall, located at 315. E. Kennedy Blvd., lit up in rainbow colors. The City of Tampa, including Old City Hall, the Tampa Riverwalk, and Downtown bridges, will light up in all colors of the rainbow tonight at sunset to celebrate Tampa's…
Updated: 03/29/2022 - 04:03 pm
Mayor Jane Castor will deliver a proclamation in support of Tampa Navy Week today, Wednesday, March 23. This ceremony will honor the brave men and women who are serving or have served in the United States Navy.  The celebration…
Updated: 03/29/2022 - 03:52 pm
Background and Statement:
Council Chairman Orlando Gudes Investigation
TAMPA, Fla. (Monday, March 28, 2022) -- The City of Tampa has received a number of inquiries regarding the sexual harassment allegations against…
Updated: 03/29/2022 - 02:26 pm
The City of Tampa is proud to announce the completion of a series of road safety improvements at the intersection of Rome Avenue and Spruce Street, creating a safer school crossing in West Tampa. The multiple road improvements include road…
Updated: 03/28/2022 - 09:20 am
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 and:   Marggie Nichols, CPA, the Altura Group Monica Martino Angel, Co-founder…
Updated: 03/25/2022 - 10:05 am
On Friday, November 20, the Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council will present 260 copies of Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist to Hillsborough County School District officials.  The event will occur at 10 am at Bailey…
Updated: 03/25/2022 - 10:04 am
On Friday, November 20, the Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council will present 260 copies of Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist to Hillsborough County School District officials.  The event will occur at 10 am at…
Updated: 03/22/2022 - 01:50 pm
Mayor Jane Castor is joined by City Council Chairman Orlando Gudes (left) and Darrick Fullwood (right), owner of AAA Restoration and Builders, LLC.   Local developers awarded city-owned lots to build affordable housing are breaking ground and…
Updated: 03/11/2022 - 10:51 am
Commits to Major Solar Investment on Hanna Avenue Municipal Building  The City of Tampa is now developing the city’s first Climate Action & Equity Plan. The plan advances one of Mayor Castor’s major campaign commitments and is part of the…
Updated: 03/10/2022 - 03:18 pm
The City of Tampa has been awarded the prestigious 25th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) for 2020 from the National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI).   The AEP Award is earned by public and non-profit agencies that demonstrate…
Updated: 03/01/2022 - 09:28 am
City of Tampa Hiring Dozens of Positions  The City of Tampa is proud to partner with CareerSource Tampa Bay’s (CSTB) summer jobs program, called Tampa Bay Summer Hires, as they extend the registration deadline until March 31, 2022…
Updated: 02/08/2022 - 11:28 am
Mary O’Connor served the Tampa Police Department for 22 years, rising to the rank of assistant chief before retiring in 2016.
Since then, Mary has spent time extensively traveling the country, teaching and providing subject matter expertise…
Updated: 02/07/2022 - 11:17 am
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Tampa for its annual comprehensive financial report …