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Emergency Planning Guide

"Are You Ready Tampa Bay?" is an initiative designed to provide Tampa's citizens with common sense tools that will assist them before, during and following emergencies of almost any type. It allows them to be better prepared to safeguard the health and well being of themselves, their family, their neighbors, and their community. More...

Civil Citation Online Payment

City of Tampa citizens may now pay a Civil Citation within the first 30 days after citation issuance. More...



RNC By The Numbers

Police officer during the RNC

Mayor Buckhorn gave his frinal Republican National Convention media briefing on Friday, August 31. Here's a snapshot of the event by the numbers:

  • Total number of RNC Related Arrests: 2
  • Total Number of Law Enforcement/Safety Officials on the Street: 3,500-4,000 from 60 local, state and federal agencies
  • Total Number of Heat Related Incidents: 5
  • Total Number of Gallons of Water Handed Out by Salvation Army: 26,628
  • Total Number of Minutes the Mayor Bob Buckhorn Spoke at the Convention: 3
  • Total Number of Calls to the Call Center: 1,556
  • Total Impact on the Tampa Bay Area: PRICELESS

Agua Luces Lights Up Downtown

Agua Luces

Led by Mayor Buckhorn, Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas, and the Lights On Tampa Committee, Lights On Tampa: Agua Luces is an initiative to permanently light nine landmark bridges in downtown Tampa. To-date, five of the nine bridges, have been illuminated by lighting artist, Tracey Dear. More...

Changing Tampa's Economic DNA

FY2013 Recommended Budget

Mayor Buckhorn delivered the recommended budget for fiscal year 2013, Changing Tampa's Economic DNA, to Tampa City Council.

There will be two public hearings for the FY2013 budget. The meetings will be on Thursday, September 13, 2012 and Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 5:01 p.m. in City Council Chambers.



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