The Weekly View: Trade mission to Columbia, InVision Tampa, and more.

The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, December 3, 2012

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Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn's family joined him on stage at Tampa's Tree Lighting Friday night. His youngest daughter had the honor of pushing the button to illuminate the tree in front of a huge crowd gathered in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

"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 in Columbia telling Tampa's story and making the case to businesses abroad that Tampa is the best place to live, work, and play. I will market what we have to offer - Florida's largest port, a world-class airport, and incredible economic potential."

12/2/12 Tampa Tribune editorial: Making heart of Tampa more habitable and fun
Mayor Buckhorn’s InVision Tampa plan focuses on transforming our downtown and provides "a vision for the growth of the urban center that builds on the best of the past and the brightest hopes for the future."

11/30/12 Tampa Bay Business Journal: Buckhorn to lead trade mission to Columbia
After visiting Bogotá, Mayor Buckhorn will head a delegation of more than 30 local business and community leaders to Barranquilla.

11/29/12 Tampa Bay Times: Florida metros record some of the biggest unemployment drops nationwide
Tampa Bay recorded one of the most significant decreases in its jobless rate.

11/29/12 Watermark: Orlando, Tampa top list of pro-equality cities
Tampa ranked second after Orlando on the Municipal Equality Index.

11/28/12 Tampa Bay Times: Tampa plan charts downtown's future along the Hillsborough River
The 136-page InVision Tampa plan lays out a detailed roadmap for future development of our urban core.

11/27/12 Forbes: Tampa-Saint Petersburg rank 4th on the Cities Where Americans Are Moving list.
Net domestic migration to Tampa from June 2010 until June 2011 was 27,157.

Schedule Highlights
Sun Dec 2 - Sat Dec 8
Trade Mission to Columbia
Mon Dec 10 1:30 p.m.
Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority Board Meeting
Mon Dec 10 4:30 p.m.
Remarks at Il Nascondiglio Renovated Apartment Complex
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