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The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, October 15, 2012

Photo of the Week
Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn joined Chief Castor to swear in 16 of Tampa's newest police officers last Thursday.

"From the Desk of Mayor Buckhorn" is 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, I'm traveling to both Baltimore for the Tampa Chamber of Commerce Benchmarking Visit and Denver for the Urban Land Institute Rose Fellowship Fall Meeting. I'm looking forward to learning from the successes of other cities as well as sharing what we're doing here in Tampa. We'll be looking at how to expand technology clusters, particularly in biotech and defense, and studying strategies to build a more vibrant downtown."

10/10/12 Tampa Bay Times: Private partner sought to help plan redevelopment of West Tampa riverfront
Master plan sought to re-imagine the west bank of the Hillsborough River.

10/11/12 Tampa Tribune: Tampa eyes bicycle sharing downtown
Mayor Buckhorn released a Request for Proposals for the creation of a bike share program.

10/11/12 Tampa Bay Times: The legacy of Rep. Sam Gibbons, a man who loved Tampa
Gibbons was an iconic figure in Tampa politics, whose legacy includes the University of South Florida.

10/15/12 Tampa Bay Times: Great weather greets first Sunday for Downtown Tampa Market
Downtown Tampa Market draws praise and a crowd on its new day.

Schedule Highlights
Mon, Oct 15 - Wed, Oct 17
Tampa Chamber Benchmarking Visit to Baltimore, MD
Mon Oct 15, 11:15 a.m.
Welcome & City Comparison
Mon Oct 15, 12 p.m.
Public Policy Panel
Mon Oct 15, 1:15 p.m.
Downtown Redevelopment Panel
Mon Oct 15, 3:15 p.m.
Vision of Downtown Redevelopment Panel
Tue Oct 16, 10:15 a.m.
John's Hopkins Medicine: The Envisioned Future
Tue Oct 16, 1:30 p.m.
Wed Oct 17, 8 a.m.
BRAC Military Breakfast
Wed Oct 17, 8:45 a.m.
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Military Council
Wed Oct 17, 11:15 a.m.
US Cyber Command Presentation at Fort Meade
Thur, Oct 18 - Fri, Oct 19
Urban Land Institute Rose Fellowship Fall Meeting in Denver, CO
Thur Oct 18, 11 a.m.
Innovative Placemaking: Adding Value To Your Communities Through Art
Thur Oct 18, 4 p.m.
Mayor's Panel on the Role of Public-Private Partnerships in City Building
Sunday, Oct 21, 7 p.m.
Welcome at The Florida Orchestra Pops in the Park
Monday, Oct 22, 1:30 p.m.
Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority Board Meeting
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