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The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Photo of the Week
Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn, an expert on missing teeth, helped this 2012 Tampa Bike Bash participant show off her smile.

"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.

Last week, we released the InVision Tampa City Center Issues and Opportunities report based on input from more than 1,800 citizens. The InVision plan will become the guide for our development of the urban core over the next 30 years, and it's crucial that the community's opinions are part of that process."

11/11/12 Tampa Bay Times: Tampa thinks about holding city-only referendum on transit options
Mayor Buckhorn is part of a coalition of urban mayors working to change the current countywide requirement.

11/11/12 Bay News 9: Norwegian Dawn makes inaugural port call in Tampa
Tampa’s Port welcomed a new cruise ship that will bring about $8 million to our local economy.

11/11/12 Tampa Tribune: Young, tech-savvy residents changing political landscape
Young professionals are shaping the direction of Tampa’s future.

11/11/12 Tampa Bay Times: Vision for Tampa's future connects downtown, Channelside
Downtown and the Channel District are growing but connecting the two is the key to success.

11/10/12 Tampa Bay Times: Three financial firms may inject 1,000 higher-wage jobs in Tampa Bay area
Tampa and Hillsborough County are on the short list for three financial services firms.

11/9/12 InVision Tampa: Issues and Opportunities Report
This report on Tampa’s city center was formulated with the input of 1,800 citizens.

Schedule Highlights
Wed Nov 14, 11 a.m.
The Mayor's Hour taping
Wed Nov 14, 5:30 p.m.
Steps Forward & Hillsborough County's Cypress Landing Initiative
Wed Nov 14, 6 p.m.
Cadence Bank Florida Launch Reception
Wed Nov 14, 7 p.m.
Davis Islands Civic Association Annual Meeting
Thur Nov 15, 12 p.m.
Feeding America Tampa Bay's 18th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser
Thur Nov 15, 12:45 p.m.
Tampa Children's Cancer Center Awards Luncheon
Thur Nov 15, 2 p.m.
TIME Customer Service 25th Anniversary Celebration
Thur Nov 15, 4 p.m.
Mayor's Youth Corps Leadership Council 
Thur Nov 15, 5:30 p.m.
Fri Nov 16, 2 p.m.
Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee Meeting
Fri Nov 16, 4 p.m.
Sat Nov 17, 12 p.m.
Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management Annual Safety and Achievement Awards Celebration
Sat Nov 17, 5 p.m.
Historic Arturo Fuente Cigar Factory Restoration Dedication Ceremony
Mon Nov 19, 1:30 p.m.
Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority Board Meeting
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