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Christening of the Litter Skimmer - Watch
As part of the City of Tampa’s new anti-litter campaign “Keep It Clean, Tampa,” Mayor Castor, community partners, and City staff christened Tampa’s new trash boat called the “Litter Skimmer.” The new vessel will operate eight hours a day, four days per week picking up floating trash along the Hillsborough River, Davis Islands, and the Bay.
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Archives Awareness Week

Celebrate the City of Tampa’s 135th Birthday by participating in Archives Awareness Week! Throughout the week (July 11 – 15th), enjoy free exhibits and programs honoring our city's history, including “The Soul Walk History Party,” “Ybor City Walking Tour,” “Plant’s Follies: The Casino and Tampa’s Civic Identity,” and more. 

Summer Health & Safety Open House

On July 12th at 5:30 pm, meet your local first responders at the Forest Hills Park Community Center and discover ways you can keep your family safe this summer at our Tampa Fire Rescue x Tampa Parks & Recreation Health & Safety Open House! This quarter’s theme is Hurricane Preparedness. The Atlantic Hurricane Season occurs from June 1 - November 30. Reminder: make sure you're #TampaReady with three easy steps: Make A Plan, Get A Kit and Stay Informed.

Coffee with Castor


Live in Grant Park, Highland Pines, and the surrounding area? Join the next Coffee with Castor event on Saturday, July 16th at McDonald's (6013 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd) from 9:30 am – 10:30 am. Grab a coffee, and share your ideas and concerns with Mayor Castor and City staff. 

The Soul Walk History Party

As part of Archives Awareness Week, join The Soul Walk History Party on Thursday, July 14th from 3:30 pm-5:30 pm as Black Tampanians are welcomed to share their thrilling days of yesteryear. Bring old photographs and documents for scanning, and bring stories & memories to be recorded as oral histories. The event will be hosted at C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library (2607 E. Dr. MLK, Jr. Blvd) and light refreshments will be served. 

Job of the Week

The Mobility team is looking for an Urban Planner III to participate in a variety of municipal programs and/or project planning activities. This position will often take the team lead on planning projects, regulatory and policy amendments, coordination of various phases of the planning process, and participation in the analysis of municipal conditions/needs and development of plans.  
LAST WEEK'S HEADLINES
Litter Skimmer
Tampa's anti-litter campaign unveils trash picking boat 'Litter Skimmer'
Spectrum Bay News 9 
Tampa’s anti-litter campaign not only targets litter on land, but at the shoreline.
Fireworks over Tampa Waterfront
Thousands celebrate Independence Day at Boom by the Bay
MSN
Thousands of people lined up along Bayshore Boulevard Monday night to celebrate the Fourth of July.
Historic Tampa Skyline Photo - City Hall
How you can learn more about Tampa’s history on its 135th anniversary
WUSF
The City of Tampa is celebrating its 135th birthday during Archives Awareness Week with virtual galleries, programs and exhibits at local archives. 
Recycling bin
STEM Camp students build robots for local businesses
Spectrum Bay News 9 
The City of Tampa tasked Knighten's team to help solve a problem with recycling.
TECO Line Streetcar
TECO Line Streetcar sees record ridership
Spectrum Bay News 9
“It’s good," Massey said. "Let’s me see the that the city is growing in the right direction."
Shady pathway at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park
Tampa, Orlando Among Best Cities For Recreation
Q105
Two of the top 4 cities on the list were Orlando and Tampa.
COMING UP THIS WEEK

Monday, July 11 at 11 a.m.
PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN - SAFER COMMUNITIES ACT SIGNING CEREMONY, THE WHITE HOUSE

Tuesday, July 12 at 9 a.m.
Ribbon Cutting - HCA FLORIDA CENTRAL TAMPA EMERGENCY CENTER

Tuesday, July 12 at 11 a.m.
Ribbon Cutting - ALAIR HOMES NEW OFFICE

Tuesday, July 12 at 12 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting - VERDEX CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

Tuesday, July 12 at 1 p.m.
(Virtual) DEMOCRATIC MAYORS ASSN "MEET THE MAYOR: TAMPA MAYOR”

Wednesday, July 13 at 2 p.m.
TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT SWEARING-IN CEREMONY

Thursday, July 14 at 5 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting – PRIANO (DESIGN CENTER)

Friday, July 15 at 8 a.m.
TAMPA BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL BREAKFAST & CONVERSATION WITH FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA PRESIDENT RAPHAEL BOSTIC

Saturday, July 16 at 9:30 a.m.
COFFEE WITH CASTOR AT McDONALD’S – 6013 E. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BLVD

Saturday, July 16 at 11 a.m.
BULLARD FAMILY FOUNDATION BACKPACK BUILD 2022

 

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