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Archived News & Public Notices

Archived News & Public Notices

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News Tampa Police

Incident Date/Time: April 18, 2024 at 11:40 PM Location: Busch Blvd / N. 50th St.   On April 18, 2024, at approximately 11:40 p.m., the driver of a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, later /identified as 34-…

News General

Tampa is buzzing with anticipation before Game 1 of the Playoffs. To ignite the fervor among fans, the City of Tampa, in partnership with the Lightning, will host a banner drop on Friday outside Old…

News Tampa Police

In 2022, the City of Tampa was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a component of the Office of Justice Programs, to develop and implement a Community Violence…

News Tampa Police

Tampa Police continue to investigate an incident at 11201 McKinley Dr.Just after 3:30 pm on Wednesday, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) staff received a call from a male who stated he was…

News General, News Parking, News Special Events Coordination, News Tampa Police, News Transportation Advisories and Road Closures

Event Season Rolls On Heads up, Tampa! We have yet another jam-packed weekend ahead, filled with parades, performances, and the predictable volumes of traffic that come along with them. Drivers…

News Tampa Police

“Bank jugging” is a term used when criminals target people who withdraw cash from banks or ATMs. These criminals watch for individuals leaving with bank envelopes or bags, then follow them to steal…

News Tampa Police

Tampa Police Detectives are currently investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of an adult white male in his early 40s. Just before 2:00 am on Monday, April 15, 2024, Tampa Police…

News General, News Mayor Office, News Sustainability & Resilience

In the ongoing effort to enhance Tampa’s urban tree canopy, the City of Tampa is excited to host the third annual Mayor Jane’s Tree Giveaway tomorrow, when 500 free trees will be distributed to…

News General, News Mayor Office, News Parks and Recreation

City officials, Skanska representatives, and dozens of passionate community members will attend the ceremonial groundbreaking for the transformation of Fair Oaks Park. The $34.7-million project,…

News Tampa Police

To our Tampa community, The Tampa Police Department is deeply concerned about gun violence, especially when young members of our community are involved. Although there was an overall decrease in…

News Tampa Police

Incident Date/Time: Approximately 4:08 p.m. on April 9, 2024 Incident Location: 1900 block of N. Ola Ave On April 9, 2024, at approximately 4:08 p.m., officers responded to the 1900 block of N. Ola…

News General, News Water Department

For the first time in the Tampa Water Department's history, a construction team has been formed as a proactive approach to combat soaring construction costs. As the city works to complete critical…

News General, News Sustainability & Resilience, News Water Department

Faced with an ongoing rain deficit, Tampa is kicking off “Water Conservation Month” with a community fair aimed at reducing customers’ water use. The Tampa Water Department’s water conservation and…

News Development & Economic Opportunity, News General, News Mayor Office

Mayor Jane Castor today announced the coming departure of our Administrator of Development and Economic Opportunity, Nicole Travis. Travis, who has been in the leadership role since January 2022,…

News Convention Center, News General

Tampa Convention Center is proud to announce that it has been nominated for Best Convention Center (Regional – Southeast U.S.) in the prestigious Stella Awards for the second year in a row. The…

News General, News Transportation and Stormwater Services

With April showers on the horizon, and just months away from hurricane season, the City of Tampa is grateful to learn U.S. Representative Kathy Castor (FL-14) has secured nearly a million dollars in…

News Internal Audit

Tampa Fire Rescue Communications is responsible for receiving and then dispatching calls for fire and medical services. The report in its entirety can be viewed on TampaGov.net.

News General, News Transportation and Stormwater Services

The City of Tampa is announcing stricter rules surrounding the use of shared eScooters/eBikes (micro mobility vehicles) citywide.  Starting on April 1st, riders MUST park their…

News Tampa Police

Incident Date/Time: March 27, 2024 at approximately 2:40 p.m. Incident Location: Westshore Plaza (250 Westshore Plaza) Tampa police detectives made quick arrests following a shooting in the parking…

News Development & Economic Opportunity, News General, News Mayor Office

A snapshot of Tampa's evolving and growing economy is now available at the click of a button. The City of Tampa has launched its first interactive online tool where stakeholders can view the general…

News City Council, News Development & Economic Opportunity, News General, News Housing and Community Development

As housing affordability remains a top issue for residents and those hoping to move to the area, the City of Tampa is taking major steps to address long-term housing development and preservation.…

News General, News Transportation Advisories and Road Closures

Tampa Bay Airfest 2024 soars into MacDill Air Force Base this weekend, bringing with it extreme thrills and extreme traffic. Upwards of 150,000 visitors are expected to attend the free two day-event…

News Convention Center

The Southeast Produce Council and its exhibitors donated 60,233 pounds of fresh produce after the Southern Exposure Retail & Food Service Conference & Expo, held at the Tampa Convention…

News City Council

Councilman Luis Viera, alongside State Senator Jay Collins and Tammy Zell of the American Legion Auxiliary, will lead a flag raising ceremony to honor the memory and sacrifice of PFC Hugh Gilbert “…

News Tampa Police

TAMPA, Fla.- The Tampa Police Department arrested a 21-year-old male in connection to a shooting at a parking garage along the 1500 block of East 5th Avenue. Around 2:50 am, officers on patrol…