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The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, September 17, 2012

Photo of the Week
Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn tried the new tot playground out for
himself when he officially reopened Ballast Point Park last week.

"From the Desk of Mayor Buckhorn" is our new feature designed to give citizens greater insight into the Mayor's Office. Every week, Mayor Buckhorn will offer a snippet of what he's currently working on.

"This week we’re focused on putting this year’s budget to bed. No property tax increase, no layoffs, and healthy pension funds. Looking forward to better times ahead."

9/17/12 Tampa Tribune: South Tampa house hides storm water pump station
A cleverly disguised pump station will help alleviate neighborhood flooding while keeping up aesthetics.

9/13/12 PolitiFact’s Buck-O-Meter: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn keeps promise on RNC protests
The Tampa Bay Times Buck-O-Meter rates another one of Mayor Buckhorn’s promises as a promise kept.

9/13/12 Creative Loafing: Buckhorn dedicates updated Ballast Point Park
Improvements include a splash pad, tot playground, new picnic shelters, and more.

9/11/12 Tampa Bay Times: Tampa firefighters recall 9/11 as day their profession changed
Mayor Buckhorn joined Tampa Fire Rescue for a moving ceremony to remember those lost 11 years ago.

Schedule Highlights
Tues Sept 18, 9:30 a.m.
Tampa Port Authority Board Meeting
Wed Sept 19, 10:45 a.m.
John Porcari, US Department of Transportation Secretary
Thurs Sept 20, 3:00 p.m.
Karma: The Shops at Franklin Ribbon Cutting
Fri Sept 21, 7:45 a.m.
Tampa Jesuit High School Daily Convovcation and Student Council Reception
Fri Sept 21, 11:00 a.m.
"The Mayor's Hour" taping
Fri Sept 21, 2:00 p.m.
Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee Meeting
Mon Sept 24, 1:30 p.m.
Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority Board Meeting
Mon Sept 24, 3:30 p.m.
Agenda Review & Executive Planning Meeting
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