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The City of Tampa is gearing up for a full-scale emergency exercise on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, during which the Tampa Police Department, Tampa Fire Rescue, and 25 participating agencies will…

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Ready for Pickup: A Step-by-Step Guide to Preparing Hurricane Idalia Vegetative Debris for Collection   As Tampa residents continue to clean up the remnants of Hurricane Idalia, collection for…

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The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste will resume collection services following Hurricane Idalia. The revised schedule is as follows: Residential Collection:  Garbage collection will resume…

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MEDIA ADVISORY PURPOSE: In light of the impending arrival of Tropical Storm Idalia, the city of Tampa invites members of the press to attend a briefing detailing the city's preparedness measures.…

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PURPOSE: In its continuous efforts to keep residents informed on the approaching storm, the City of Tampa will be hosting regularly scheduled press updates at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC),…

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UPDATE: Sandbag locations will be open to the general public at 12 p.m. Sunday (not a.m.), as reflected in the revision below. The City of Tampa's Emergency Management teams continue to monitor…

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Tampa Parks & Recreation and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Badges for Baseball Program Host Multi-Sport Community Clinic WHAT: The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF), in partnership with the…

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WHAT: Tampa's Parks & Recreation is officially breaking ground on newly renovated youth football fields in the Port Tampa neighborhood. CANDO Sports and the City of Tampa have been granted $100,…

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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 Jewish Community Centers & Federation. This exhibit, on…

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WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, National Weather Service Meteorologists Brian LaMarre and Keily Delerme, Tampa Fire Rescue Fire Chief Barbara Tripp, Tampa Police Interim Chief Lee Bercaw, City of Tampa…

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Tampa Fire Rescue is proud to host the Hurricane Preparedness Expo on Saturday, May 6 from 12 - 4 p.m. at the Barksdale Senior Center, located at 1801 N. Lincoln Ave., Tampa 33607.  At this free …

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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…

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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…

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As a result of Hurricane Nicole, the City of Tampa is revising solid waste services. The revised schedule is as follows: Residential collection will be affected. Garbage collection will be…

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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,…

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The City of Tampa will host a donation drive to help families impacted by Hurricane Ian. Drop-off sites will open across the city starting on Monday, October 17.  DROP-OFF SITES (HOURS: 7:30 AM to 7…

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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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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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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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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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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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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…