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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,…
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 - 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 - 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: 09/15/2022 - 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: 09/13/2022 - 08:59 am
City of Tampa leaders are taking additional steps to protect cemeteries.
 The Tampa City Council, working closely with the Castor administration, has approved adding new policies to the Tampa Comprehensive Plan to recognize…
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: 09/08/2022 - 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: 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 - 09:06 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 - 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: 08/16/2022 - 03:36 pm
Mayor Jane Castor, alongside the Democratic Mayors Association and Democratic mayors across the country, today highlighted the City of Tampa’s participation in “Mayors Stopping Crime.”  As part of the nationwide effort in which mayors are taking…
Updated: 08/15/2022 - 09:39 am
Through What Works Cities, the Program will Assist with Pandemic Recovery in 30 Cities    Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that Tampa is one of 30 cities that will participate in the What Works Cities City Budgeting for Equity and Recovery…
Updated: 08/10/2022 - 05:43 pm
Today, Mayor Jane Castor, City of Tampa staff and neighborhood leaders will celebrate the creation of a new mural at the Gwen Miller Community Center, created by award-winning local artist and activist, Nneka Jones. The mural, "History Starts Here…
Updated: 08/08/2022 - 02:41 pm
The City of Tampa and Tampa Fire Rescue are proud to announce the grand opening of Fire Station 25, an exclusive “rescue station” to serve the Sulphur Springs community and the surrounding neighborhoods.
In September 2021, Tampa City Council…
Updated: 08/05/2022 - 08:55 am
On Friday, Tampa City Councilman Luis Viera, City staff, and veteran organizations from across the Tampa Bay will gather outside Old City Hall for a flag-raising ceremony in recognition of National Purple Heart Day.
 
The Purple Heart is…
Updated: 07/21/2022 - 09:46 am
Rewarding good work, and recruiting and retaining great employees is key, Mayor Castor says City of Tampa officials and leaders of Tampa’s employee unions have reached tentative agreements on three-year employment contracts months…
Updated: 07/15/2022 - 09:16 am
Committed to continuously improving its efficiency and delivering unmatched city services, the City of Tampa’s Development and Growth Management Construction Services division has formed the Construction Activity Compliance Team. 
 
Updated: 07/14/2022 - 09:18 am
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: 07/13/2022 - 10:01 am
Plans for a new, state-of-the-art recreation complex took a big step forward Tuesday, as the City of Tampa closed on the purchase of the Penny Saver Food Market Property next to Fair Oaks Park on North 34th Street.  The 1.8-acre purchase will…
Updated: 07/08/2022 - 11:22 am
The City of Tampa is taking a stand to tackle trash, launching a sweeping new anti-litter campaign, Keep It Clean, Tampa. This is to motivate everyone in our community to join the fight against trash and litter. 
To celebrate the start of…
Updated: 07/07/2022 - 03:07 pm
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: 06/23/2022 - 09:11 am
Mayor Castor Nominates Chair Citro to FLC Board of Directors
Mayor Jane Castor announced today that she has nominated Council Chair Joseph Citro to serve as the City of Tampa’s representative on the Florida League of Cities (FLC) Board of…
Updated: 06/21/2022 - 04:56 pm
Starting today (June 21, 2022), the City of Tampa is launching a Housing Information Line, connecting people with housing resources, including avenues to avoid eviction, support in navigating landlord/tenant…
Updated: 06/21/2022 - 09:47 am
WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Rays President Brian Auld, Rays players Tyler Glasnow and Brandon Lowe, kids and community partners
WHAT: Ribbon Cutting and Remarks 
WHEN: Saturday, June 11 at 11:00 a.m  (Participant Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m…
Updated: 06/19/2022 - 09:51 am
Meet Felix Bello, Fleet Specification Officer for the City of Tampa. He’s proud to facilitate the City’s transition to electric vehicles. City of Tampa Fleet Team Completes 13,000 Work Orders, 38,000 Repairs this Year
Keeping City’s…
Updated: 06/17/2022 - 03:35 pm

  Memorial Park Cemetery in East Tampa   The City of Tampa is committing time, money, and manpower to protect many historic burial grounds that have been previously forgotten or abandoned. This includes taking over the maintenance, trimming…
Updated: 06/16/2022 - 03:09 pm
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: 06/16/2022 - 02:24 pm
This year’s event features cultural exhibitors and youth performers 

Community members are invited to take part in the City of Tampa’s Third Annual Juneteenth Flag Raising Ceremony and Festival on Friday, June 17, 2022. The event will…
Updated: 06/15/2022 - 03:36 pm
The Tampa Bay Lightning are gearing up for yet another Stanley Cup Final! We have no doubt our boys are going for the three-peat, and Mayor Jane Castor has arranged a little bet with Mayor Michael B. Hancock of Denver to prove it.…
Updated: 06/15/2022 - 11:28 am
Mayor Castor and the Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management, in partnership with Titus O’Neil and Nestle, are holding a kick-off ceremony for a Water Bottle Recycling Challenge. Nestle and the Bullard Family Foundation have…
Updated: 06/15/2022 - 11:27 am
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: 06/15/2022 - 11:14 am
  Today, nearly 70  City of Tampa employees will participate in a shift in the 2020 Point in Time Homeless Count.   “This homeless count is incredibly important as it provides a way for us to better help and house some of the most vulnerable in…
Updated: 06/15/2022 - 10:09 am
City of Tampa mayor, Jane Castor, and City of St Petersburg mayor, Rick Kriseman, team up for a COVID-19 video PSA. Both mayors are committed to protecting their residents, and they recognize that coronavirus does not stop at the water’s edge.   …
Updated: 06/15/2022 - 09:07 am
The City of Tampa has enlisted the help of local WWE Super Star and community advocate, Titus O’Neil, to stress the importance of wearing a mask.  In a series of video PSA’s Titus confronts individuals spotted not wearing masks, reminding them to…