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Happy Halloween! Mayor Jane Castor & Ana had a scary good time with ghouls & goblins of all ages at the 6th Annual Tampa Riverwalk Trick or Treat. Our community has so much talent and creativity!
GET INVOLVED
Tampa's Water Use Restrictions Workshop

Did you know Tampa has water use restrictions that are enforced year-round? Water is a precious resource, which is why it's important to know the water use restrictions for your lawn and landscape. Attend our FREE virtual 1-hour Water Use Restrictions workshop on November 4th at 12pm and get a free bag of goodies! Register online here.

Mobility Day

Join the Mobility team for Mobility Day on November 2nd from 11am – 2pm at the Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta in Lykes Gaslight Square Park. The event will feature vendors and information on the many ways you can get around Tampa. Learn about the different micro mobility options available, how and where to use them, and how you can get involved in the process!

Call to Artists

The City of Tampa is constructing a government services facility on the vacant property at 2515 East Hanna Avenue. The City Center at Hanna Avenue will be a state of the art, LEED Silver building - housing employees from seven City departments. The selection committee has expressed an interest in a large, signature sculpture to function as a welcome and identifier for a significant city facility. Deadline to apply via café is November 18th.

Backyard Composting Program

November registration is open for the Solid Waste Backyard Composting Program! If you live within the City of Tampa Solid Waste service area, join the November workshop on November 22nd at 12pm & receive a free backyard bin for participating. 

Business Resources Guide

Are you opening or currently own a business in the City of Tampa? Review our Business Resources Guide for information on doing business with the City, small business aid, economic incentive programs, and more.

Job of the Week

The Technology & Innovation team is looking for a Systems Administration Network Engineer to be responsible for technical analysis work with an emphasis on internetworks and telecommunications. This includes utilizing remote monitoring tools to accurately diagnose network problems or performance degradation and taking appropriate corrective actions. This role also will provide technical support for physical and virtual infrastructure, Microsoft Windows Servers and related services which may include operating system, server roles, file share services, data protection and replication systems and other application access services.
LAST WEEK'S HEADLINES
Pilot program helps veteran rebuild after fire destroys his East Tampa home
FOX13
A disabled veteran whose home became unlivable after a fire is getting a fresh start, thanks to a City of Tampa pilot program.
Castor exploring convention center expansion in downtown Tampa
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Mayor Jane Castor says that while the project is in its infancy, the city is having conversations about a potential expansion of the convention center.
Tampa's TECO Line Streetcar celebrates a 20-year anniversary
10 Tampa Bay
The old-style trolleys returned to the streets of Tampa 20 years ago this week.
Memorial sculpture unveiled in Tampa to honor fallen officers
ABC Action News
The sculpture at the Tampa Police Department’s District 1 station pays tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of fallen officers.
Tampa named one of the top Halloween towns in the US
That's So Tampa
The survey looked at Trick-or-Treater friendliness, abundance of Halloween-related events for kids and adults, and Halloween weather.
Could more "mother-in-law" suites help address affordable housing shortage in Tampa?
10 Tampa Bay
City leaders moved forward with proposed code changes that would allow the construction of Accessory Dwelling Units in more parts of Tampa.
EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT
Marion Smith

Meet Marion Smith – he’s been with the City of Tampa for eight years and is a Lead Automated Collection Driver with our Solid Waste team. In his role, he enjoys getting to see his fellow coworkers get home safe and with a smile after a long day of hard work.

What do you like to do in your free time?
I love to spend my free time at church, cutting hair and spending time with my family.

Where’s your favorite place/restaurant/shop in Tampa?
I love Tampa’s famous Charley’s Steakhouse.

You can go anywhere in the world for free. Where would you go and why?
If I could go anywhere for free in the world, it would be Dubai. I would also take my wife on her dream vacation.

COMING UP THIS WEEK

Tuesday, November 1 at 9 a.m.
Ribbon Cutting - KFORCE HYBRID OFFICE GRAND OPENING
 
Tuesday, November 1 at 11:50 a.m.
VISIT TAMPA BAY ANNUAL MEETING
 
Tuesday, November 1 at 2 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting - CHUBBY'S SUPER SUBS & PIZZA 40th ANNIVERSARY
 
Tuesday, November 1 at 6 p.m. 
TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT VIOLENT CRIME FORUM
 
Wednesday, November 2 at 4:30 p.m. 
MAYOR’S AFRICAN AMERICAN ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
 
Thursday, November 3 at 9 a.m.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING
 
Thursday, November 3 at 11:20 a.m.
 INDIA FESTIVAL KICK-OFF
 
Thursday, November 3 at 11:50 a.m.
ATHENA SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP MEETING
 
Thursday, November 3 at 5 p.m.
9th ANNUAL A TASTE OF KENTUCKY SOUTH TAMPA RECEPTION
 
Thursday, November 3 at 6:15 p.m.
TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT CHIEF'S APPRECIATION DINNER
 
Thursday, November 3 at 7 p.m.
HENRY B. PLANT MUSEUM ANNUAL MAYOR'S CRESCENT CLUB DINNER
 
Friday, November 4 at 8:45 a.m
FLORIDA BITCOIN & BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT
 
Friday, November 4 at 6 p.m.

UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA MINARET SOCIETY ANNUAL DINNER

Saturday, November 5 at 8:30 a.m.
 AMERICAN HEART WALK
 
Saturday, November 5 at 9:35 a.m.
BAYCARE KIDS DAY FUN RUN/WALK KICK-OFF
 
Saturday, November 5 at 11 a.m.
INDIA FESTIVAL 2022 OPENING CEREMONY & LAMP LIGHTING
 
Saturday, November 5 at 7 p.m.

TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART PAVILION XXXVI "HUMANA VS. MACHINA"

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