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WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Chief Mary O’Connor & Chief Barbara TrippDATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022TIME: 11:30 AM and 5:30 PMLOCATION: Emergency Operations Center, 711 E. Henderson Ave. Tampa, FL…

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MEDIA AVAILABILITY TODAYWHO: Mayor Jane CastorDATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022TIME: 12:30 PM LOCATION: Meet outside the City of Tampa EOC (711 E. Henderson Ave)  Mayor Castor Continues to Inspect…

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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

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The City of Tampa is closing down its three planned sandbag distribution sites for Sunday, June 5.  Total Sandbags Distributed (since opening on Friday, June 3) Himes Avenue Complex– 50 MacFarlane…

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Mayor Jane Castor, along with Daniel Noah from the National Weather Service, Tampa Fire Rescue Fire Chief Barbara Tripp, Tampa Police Chief Mary O’Connor and Brad Baird will discuss the 2022 Atlantic…

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Five new weather stations are in now place across the City of Tampa, providing live weather data on current temperatures, hourly forecasts, wind speeds, rainfall, and lightning strikes, allowing…

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In an effort to effectively serve more residents and increase local vaccination rates, the City of Tampa has expanded the operational hours of the Lee Davis Community Center COVID-19 Vaccination site…

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Update: 8/16/2021 - Sandbag distribution has ended.   As Tropical Depression Fred approaches our region, the City of Tampa is making sandbags available to the public starting August 13th at 1 pm…

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Tampa Mayor Jane Castor today released video of a sobering conversation with Dr. Jason Wilson, a Tampa General emergency room doctor, hoping to encourage more people to get vaccinated amid a surge in…

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As Tropical Storm Elsa approaches our region, the City of Tampa is activating its Citizen Information Center Hotline to help residents get prepared. Tampa's Emergency Hotline will be open from 8 a.m…

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 In a continued effort to help residents prepare for potential flooding from Tropical Storm Elsa, the City of Tampa is extending free sandbag distribution to the public from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday…

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WHAT:  Mayor Castor receiving her first vaccineWHEN: March 19, 2021 at approximately 5:15 p.m. WHERE:              Tampa Greyhound Track, 755 East Waters Avenue DETAILS: Tampa Mayor Jane Castor…

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As the state of Florida surpasses 20,000 deaths, the City of Tampa will ring the bell of Old City Hall 20 times at sundown today (around 5:37 p.m.), December 16th and will light up the City of Tampa…