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The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, December 10, 2012

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Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Mayor Elsa Noguera met to officially reaffirm the Sister Cities partnership between Tampa and Barranquilla, Colombia. Mayor Buckhorn is the first Tampa Mayor to visit Barranquilla since 1966.
 

"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.

"The signing of the US-Colombian Free Trade Agreement has created significant opportunities for Tampa and Colombia to expand and enhance our trade and cultural relationship. I look forward to cultivating the connections we made last week into long lasting economic partnerships."
 

12/7/12 Tampa Bay Times: With an eye on surveillance cameras, Tampa bans electronic 'peeping'
Precautions are being taken to guard the privacy of residents near cameras.

12/5/12 Colombia dispatches: Buckhorn visits Avianca Airlines, seeks daily flights
The delegation had over 250 individual meetings set up with Colombian businesses.

12/4/12 Buckhorn visits Colombia seeking more trade, ties, flights
Mayor Buckhorn spent last week in Bogotá and Barranquilla building economic ties.

12/4/12 ABC Action News: Another ground breaking on Encore, an affordable housing and retail project in downtown Tampa
The Ella building at Encore offers 160 residential units and retail space.

 
Schedule Highlights
Tues Dec 11, 2 p.m.
Key to the City presentation to Cy Young Award winner and Rays Pitcher David Price at the Tampa Municipal Office Building Plaza (Open to the public)
Tues Dec 11, 4:45 p.m.
Historic Monuments on the Riverwalk Unveiling and Grand Celebration
Wed Dec 12
Washington, D.C.
Thur Dec 13, 11:45 a.m.
Greater Tampa Chamber Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Fri Dec 14, 8:30 a.m.
TBARTA Board Meeting
Fri Dec 14, 8:30 a.m.
Kinetic Ring Dedication Ceremony at Kennedy Blvd and Memorial Hwy
Fri Dec 14, 11 a.m.
Tampa Tee Off in downtown Tampa
Fri Dec 14, 2 p.m.
Tampa Hillsborough EDC Joint Leadership Meeting
Sat Dec 15, 7 p.m.
Ybor City Annual Historic Holiday Spirit Parade & Snow
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