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Tampa Fire Rescue celebrated the grand opening of Fire Station 25, serving the Sulphur Springs community and the surrounding neighborhoods. It will operate solely as a rescue station, which means trained firefighter paramedics assigned there will respond to medical calls and other emergencies.
Tampa Fire Rescue celebrated the grand opening of Fire Station 25, serving the Sulphur Springs community and the surrounding neighborhoods. It will operate solely as a rescue station, which means trained firefighter paramedics assigned there will respond to medical calls and other emergencies. 
GET INVOLVED
Coffee with Castor
Live in Armory Gardens, Oakford Park, MacFarlane Park and surrounding neighborhoods in West Tampa? On Wednesday, August 17th at 9am, have a café con leche at Alessi Bakery with Mayor Castor and share your ideas on how to continue improving the quality of life in our city. 

Backyard Composting Program
September registration is open for our composting pilot program. Single-family residential customers with a yard can sign up to complete a required virtual workshop & receive a free bin. Space is limited; register at tampa.gov/compost

Poetry Post
The Poetry Post is a mobile public art project that encourages people from across the city to jot down a poem, short story or haiku then post it in the box. Anyone can submit their works as a part of this project that ties Tampa artists together. It can now be found at the Gwen Miller Community Center, located in Woodland Terrace Neighborhood at 6410 N 32nd St, Tampa, FL 33610. 

Fix It Fast
The City of Tampa’s Mobility Department is committed to providing the highest quality customer service while improving efficiency, communication, and performance tracking. The Fix It Fast program focuses on delivering timely repairs within 72 hours after a report is filed; these repairs can include potholes, cave-ins, sign obstructions, roadway obstructions, and sign repairs. Call (813) 274-FAST (3278) to report a repair. 

Tampa Trash & Recycling App
Unsure if something is recyclable? There's an app for that! Download the Tampa Trash & Recycling app from the App Store or Google Play to see disposal and donation options by item. Plus, you can also see your solid waste pickup schedule. 

It’s Peak Hurricane Season
Are you Tampa Ready? Visit tampa.gov/hurricane for information on how to stay informed, prepare your disaster kit, pet preparation, and more. 

Homeowner Resources How-To Guide
Are you working on a home project? Visit the Homeowner Resources How-To Guide for information on permitting, inspections, codes, required forms, and more. 

Job of the Week
The Water Department is looking for Certified Water Technicians to perform and oversee semi-skilled and skilled tasks in construction, valve maintenance and repair at Water Distribution. Graduation from an accredited high school, technical or vocational school and seven (7) years of experience in water distribution pipeline work is required.
LAST WEEK'S HEADLINES
Tampa opens new fire rescue station amid booming Sulphur Springs population
Tampa opens new fire rescue station amid booming Sulphur Springs population
FOX13
Now the building is going back to its roots, standing as the newest fire rescue station in Tampa.
dog on a leash
Tampa ranks No. 2 for most pet-friendly city, study shows
10 Tampa Bay
Out of 100 of the largest cities, Tampa is No. 2 and St. Petersburg follows in sixth for most pet-friendly cities, WalletHub found in a study. 
Port Tampa Bay
Port Tampa Bay is getting a $12.6M grant: Here's how it will be used
10 Tampa Bay
"This project will have a generational impact on our community and our citizens in terms of economic development and good paying jobs," Anderson said.
Officer Roy with the Tampa Police Department offers advice for drivers as the first day of school
Back-to-school traffic tips: Buses, bikes and crossing guards
FOX13
Officer Roy with the Tampa Police Department offers advice for drivers as the first day of school arrives -- and of course, a back-to-school joke.
Amalie Arena
U.S. Gymnastics Championships kick off Thursday in Tampa
Tampa Bay Times
Current Olympians, and perhaps a few future ones, will be at Amalie Arena this week for the U.S. Gymnastics Championships.
streetcar
Tampa Streetcar on track to surpass one million riders in 2022
That’s So Tampa
Riders enjoy easy and quick access from the heart of downtown Tampa to Channelside, and Ybor City.
COMING UP THIS WEEK

Monday, August 15 at 10 a.m.
(Virtual) HILLSBOROUGH AREA REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY JOINT OPERATIONS, SAFETY,  FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE MEETING  

Tuesday, August 16 at 8:50 a.m.
WESTSHORE ALLIANCE 20th ANNUAL WESTSHORE DEVELOPMENT FORUM

Tuesday, August 16 at 9:30 a.m.
PORT TAMPA BAY COMMISSIONERS MEETING

Tuesday, August 16 at 2 p.m.
TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT PROMOTIONS CEREMONY

Wednesday, August 17 at 9 a.m.
COFFEE WITH CASTOR AT ALESSI BAKERY

Wednesday, August 17 at 11:30 a.m.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA 2022 BULLS KICKOFF LUNCHEON

Thursday, August 18 at 8:15 a.m.
NATIONAL DIVERSITY COUNCIL'S THE BUSINESS OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

Friday, August 19 at 8:30 a.m.
TAMPA BAY REGIONAL SUSTAINABILITY & RECYCLING SUMMIT

Saturday, August 20 at 9:15 a.m.
NORTHEAST SEMINOLE HEIGHTS (NESH) BREAKFAST WITH THE MAYOR

Saturday, August 20 at 10 a.m.
CHIEFS CHALLENGE - BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS' BOWL FOR KIDS' SAKE

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