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Mayor Jane Castor on Boat with Go Bolts Flag
Mayor Jane Castor celebrated the Fourth of July in red, white, & Bolts blue this year - thanking the Tampa Bay Lightning for another great season & attending Boom By The Bay for fireworks, food trucks, music, and family-friendly activities. 
GET INVOLVED
Noise Ordinance Community Meeting
City of Tampa staff want to hear your feedback on the existing noise ordinance and ideas for possible changes. Make your voice heard & attend the next Noise Ordinance Community Meeting on July 6th from 6 pm – 8 pm at Ragan Park (1200 E. Lake Ave). 

Coffee with Castor
Live in Grant Park, Highland Pines, and the surrounding area? Join the next Coffee with Castor 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!

Archives Awareness Week
The City of Tampa is celebrating Archives Awareness Week with exhibits and programs taking place at local archives throughout the week of July 10 - 16th.  These programs are free and open to the public (unless otherwise noted). Local archivists will come together to present their collections that convey the value of archives in the identification, preservation, and conservation of historic records. For more information and details, please visit tampa.gov/aaw.


Keep It Clean, Tampa!
Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful and the City of Tampa are partnering for a city-wide clean-up event all around Tampa on Saturday, July 9th from 8 am – 12 pm! Volunteers are welcome to help clean up their own neighborhoods, or sign up for one of the four sites below:
  • Park - 801 E Yukon St, Tampa, FL 33604Cheney
  • Borrell Park - 808 E 26th Ave, Tampa, FL 33603
  • Gadsden Park - 6901 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL 33611
  • Grant Park - 3724 N 54th St Tampa, FL 33619
Visit tampa.gov/KeepItClean to learn more or see how you can schedule another area outside of these four options.

Job of the Week
The Water Department is looking for four Water Treatment Plant Operators to perform a variety of basic mechanical equipment, building, and facility maintenance tasks at a state-licensed water production facility. This position will also perform basic water treatment operations duties. 
LAST WEEK'S HEADLINES
Family on Blanket
Thousands celebrate Independence Day at City of Tampa’s Boom by the Bay
WFLA NewsChannel 8
Thousands of people lined up along Bayshore Boulevard Monday night to celebrate the Fourth of July.
Sensory Zone
City of Tampa offers sensory relief zones for inclusive Boom by the Bay experience
ABC Action News
Raquel Pancho, the ADA Coordinator for the city, said this will give new opportunities to visitors.
Ground breaking
Newest phase announced in Tampa's $200 million West River redevelopment
FOX13
The city, the housing authority, and Related Urban, will build "Canopy", the newest phase of the massive West River redevelopment, which covers 150 acres.
Mayor Castor Speaking
Mayor Castor issues a 'heartfelt thank you to our Lightning'
ABC Action News
"What they've accomplished on the ice is simply amazing, and what they've accomplished off the ice is just as amazing," Castor said.
Bayshore Blvd.
Tampa to embark on anti-littering effort
Tampa Bay Times
“I think cleanliness says a lot about your community,” Castor said. “It just drives me crazy to see litter.”
Call Center
In the first week, Tampa’s housing hotline receives hundreds of calls
WUSF Media
On June 21, the City of Tampa launched a housing information line to field calls from community members.
Downtown skyline
Tampa Bay named one of the best places to live in 2022
Tampa Bay Business Journal
According to the report, Tampa Bay’s job market, safety, and wellness are critical factors in why more people migrate to the area.
Palm Tree and waterfront
Resilient Ready Tampa Bay uses Oldsmar, Tampa, St. Pete Beach to build a strategy for sea-level rise
83 Degrees
Discussing the plan, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor says the city wants “to dream big and think of what we can do that is the most impactful in our communities.”
Streetcar
Tampa’s historic streetcar is back big time. Wait till you see what’s next.
Tampa Bay Times
“Our streetcar has gone from a tourist attraction to a viable form” of transportation, Castor said.
COMING UP THIS WEEK

Monday, July 4 at 6 p.m. 
CITY OF TAMPA/FRIENDS OF THE RIVERWALK'S RED, WHITE & BOLTS BLUE! AND BOOM BY THE BAY BOAT PARADE

Monday, July 4 at 7 p.m. 
BOOM BY THE BAY FIREWORKS ON BAYSHORE BOULEVARD

Wednesday, July 7 at 10 a.m. 
MAYOR'S PARKS & RECREATION SUMMER CAMP VISIT AT FOREST HILLS PARK COMMUNITY CENTER

Friday, July 8 at 10:30 a.m.
NATIONAL BLACK NAZARENE CONFERENCE

Saturday, July 9 at 10 a.m. 
CITY OF TAMPA’S LITTERSKIMMER BOAT CHRISTENING 

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