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Mayor Jane Castor joined the 2022 Fancy Women Bike Ride, which highlights multimodal transit options, celebrates World Car Free Day (September 22), and supports our commitment to Vision Zero for zero deaths and serious injuries on our roadways. 
GET INVOLVED
Future Land Use Assessment Virtual Public Meeting

Transforming Tampa's Tomorrow in a thoughtful and sustainable way requires input and insight from all stakeholders, which is why the City of Tampa and the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission invite all members of the public to an upcoming meeting to discuss land use, growth, and future development through the year 2045. On September 1st at 6 pm, join this virtual meeting to learn more about future land use categories and long-term growth policies and how they should be improved to meet our current and future needs.


Southeast Seminole Heights Stormwater Project Update

The road closure on N Florida Ave has been extended to October 7th due to the Southeast Seminole Heights Stormwater Project. This work is part of the City’s ongoing commitment to invest in neighborhoods and upgrade essential infrastructure. Please continue to support Florida Ave businesses as they remain open. Traffic to local businesses is considered local traffic.  

Apply for Mayor’s Youth Corps

The Tampa Mayor's Youth Corps is hiring for the class of 2023. This is a great opportunity for high school students in Tampa to build their resumes, get involved, and make friends. Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors who attend a public or private high school located within the Tampa city limits are eligible to apply. Join a virtual info session on September 27th at 6 pm to learn more.

Hispanic Heritage Month is Here

You’re invited to celebrate Tampa’s Hispanic roots and influential Hispanic leaders in our community at the 34th Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration on October 11th at 11 am at the Tampa Theatre. Mr. Benigno Lopez, the 2022 Ida S. Baker Diversity Educator of the Year, will be the featured guest speaker. Sarykarmen Rivera of Rumba 106.5 will emcee the event. Watch the invitation video to learn more in English or Spanish.

Toddlers in Transition (TTNT)

Are you a parent looking for a program to join with your mini-me? Join Tampa Toddlers in Transition for a fun-filled parent/tot experience where children ages 2-5 years old will gain social interaction while also beginning to learn their ABC’s and numbers, enhance their fine motor skills, and explore arts & crafts, music and balance exercises. Participants must be potty-trained, and parents must stay and enjoy the hands-on activities with their children. This program is free with a Rec Card where programs are offered (Cordelia B. Hunt Center, Cyrus Greene Center, DeSoto Center, Dr. MLK Center, and Rowlett Activity Center). Please contact Michelle Keeler for more information or call 813-242-5307.

Job of the Week

The Solid Waste Department is looking for a WTE Plant Operator I to perform technical work monitoring and controlling boiler, turbine and auxiliary waste to energy plant equipment during an assigned shift. This is skilled, technical work at the Waste To Energy (WTE) plant and is a bargaining unit position.

 
LAST WEEK'S HEADLINES
Trades workers
Celebrating the City of Tampa's trade workers
FOX13
Charley Belcher spent the morning at David M Barksdale Active Older Adult Center to shine a light on the trade workers who keep the city facilities running.
City of Tampa adds protections against future developments over cemeteries
FOX13
"It's important because when the community speaks up about something that they're passionate about, we want to make sure that it's reflected in our city's long-term plan," said Stephen Benson, the city planning director for the City of Tampa.
Fix it Fast crew
Tampa celebrates one year of its ‘Fix It Fast’ road repair program
Spectrum Bay News 9
“The response time is very critical,” Perez said. “We have to make sure we keep moving from job to job to make sure they’re done on a timely matter.” 
Mayor Jane Castor speaking
Jane Castor stresses the importance of Tampa tree preservation and proper removal
WUSF Public Media
“Trees are an essential element of a community's health and of a resident's health as well," Tampa Mayor Jane Castor said.
COMING UP THIS WEEK

Tuesday, September 20 at 9:30 a.m.
PORT TAMPA BAY COMMISSIONERS MEETING

Tuesday, September 20 at 6 p.m.
STRAZ CENTER BOARD MEMBERS & SPECIAL FRIENDS RETIREMENT DINNER IN HONOR OF JUDY LISI

Thursday, September 22 at 4:15 p.m
Ribbon Cutting - COLONY GRILL MIDTOWN

Thursday, September 22 at 5 p.m.
SKYCENTER ONE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION

Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m.
Press Event - TAMPA HOUSING AUTHORITY "BOULEVARD FLOW" STEEL STRUCTURE UNVEILING | WEST RIVER COMMUNITY

Friday, September 23 at 11:30 a.m
TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT 100-YEAR MEMORIAL FOR OFFICER HENRY R. LETT

Friday, September 23 at 6 p.m.
GENERAL MICHAEL E. & MRS. MARY PAIGE KURILLA CIVIC LEADER RECEPTION

Friday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
ACADEMY PREP'S GRAND OAK CLASSIC SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER & DINNER

Saturday, September 24 at 8:15 a.m.
PURSUE YOUR PASSION, CAREER, COLLEGE & VOCATIONAL EXPO

Saturday, September 24 at 5 p.m.
TAMPA PRIDE ON THE RIVER BOAT PARADE

Saturday, September 24 at 6 p.m.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF TAMPA BAY "THE GREAT FUTURES" GALA WHERE DREAMS TAKE FLIGHT HONORING H.C. SHERIFF CHAD CHRONISTER

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